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    Tacoma leaders urge unity after fatal officer-involved shooting at detention center

    Tacoma leaders are urging unity and communication in the wake of a deadly officer-involved shooting, when a man attempted to set fire to a federal detention center.
  • Oakland in action against Seattle following Mengden’s strong performance

    Seattle Mariners (39-59, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (54-41, second in the AL West) Oakland, California; Wednesday, 3 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: TBD Athletics: Homer Bailey (7-6, 4.80 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 81 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: Oakland heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Daniel Mengden. Mengden pitched seven innings, […]
  • Chapman homers, drives in 5 as A’s beat Mariners 9-2

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — All-Star Matt Chapman homered and had five RBIs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Matt Olson followed Chapman’s fifth-inning drive with a solo homer that extended his hitting streak to 11 games, marking the seventh time the A’s hit back-to-back […]
  • Storm’s Natasha Howard denies abusing her wife

    Natasha Howard denies allegations she abused her wife in a statement provided by her lawyer Tuesday night. “The allegations that have been made against me are very serious. I deny them.” the statement said. The Seattle Storm All-Star was accused by her wife on social media Saturday of physically threatening and abusing her. No charges […]
  • AP source: Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not made an announcement. The expansion Seattle franchise is […]
  • Multiple crashes snarl Tuesday morning commutes through Shoreline, Redmond

    Washington state troopers began investigating an injury hit-and-run crash on northbound I-5 in Shoreline early Tuesday.
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    King County juvenile diversion program expands to immigrant communities

    The goal of King County's expanding juvenile diversion program is to keep kids out of the criminal justice system, and away from crime.
  • Man rearrested after early release gets $50,000 from state

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is paying $50,000 to a man who was rearrested after being mistakenly released early from prison due to a long-running software glitch. Orlando Wright was one of more than 3,000 inmates released prematurely due to the coding error, which lasted from 2002 to 2015. He got out of prison 76 […]
  • 2 federal agents injured during drug bust in Grant County

    MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Two federal agents have been injured during a major drug bust in Moses Lake. The two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were injured early Tuesday morning during a raid targeting a methamphetamine and heroin drug trafficking organization in eastern Washington. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office […]
  • 1 killed in Sammamish crash

    SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed in a head-on crash involving a semitruck and another car in Sammamish, Washington. KOMO reports the crash happened along State Route 202 around 5 a.m. Tuesday. A car driven by a Renton man in his 60s was heading east went it went into a curve […]
  • Lawmaker: Expand compensation from nuclear weapons testing

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico is rolling out the measure Tuesday […]
  • New measles case confirmed in Seattle nurse

    SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials say a new case of measles has been confirmed in a Seattle nurse. KOMO-TV reported Monday that Seattle Children’s Hospital officials say the nurse contracted the disease from a patient who was being treated for measles at the facility. The hospital says the patient was in appropriate isolation and the […]
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    Northwest set for reprieve as wetter, light wildfire season approaches

    A new study from UW climate scientist Cliff Mass argue that increased precipitation will make for a light wildfire season.
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    Seattle council members call on city to renegotiate police contract

    Three Seattle City Council members urged Mayor Jenny Durkan Monday to reopen negotiations with the Seattle Police Department on its recently-passed collective bargaining agreement.
  • No charges yet for man who confessed to killing and recanted

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors say they are not filing charges at this time against a man who allegedly confessed to killing his former neighbor in 2009 but then recanted the confession. The Olympian reported Monday that any charges related to Nancy Moyer’s death will not be filed until the investigation is complete, according to […]

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