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Prince, Giomi lead No. 13 Oregon women past Huskies 69-52

Jan. 24, 2021 7:24 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sedona Prince scored 16 points and blocked five shots, Lydia Giomi added a double-double off the bench and No. 13 Oregon defeated Washington 69-52 on Sunday. Giomi had 11 points and 10 rebounds and fellow reserve Sydney Parrish added 12 points for the short-handed Ducks (11-3, 9-3...

Washington forward Hameir Wright (13) and Utah forward Timmy Allen upper right, battle for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Bey, Huskies battle past Utah, 83-79 for back-to-back wins

Jan. 24, 2021 6:41 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jamal Bey scored a career-high 28 points on near-perfect shooting, ended two of Utah's last three possessions with a steal and a defensive rebound, and Washington rallied to an 83-79 win on Sunday. Bey was 10 of 11 shooting, making all four 3-point attempts, and had four steals and a blocked...

In this Jan. 21, 2021, photo former Houston Police Officer Tam Pham walks out of the Federal Courthouse downtown in Houston after he appeared in court following his arrest Wednesday on federal charges tied to Capitol violence. Police departments across the country are reviewing the behavior of dozens of officers who were in Washington on the day of a riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP)

US police weigh officer discipline after rally, Capitol riot

Jan. 24, 2021 3:14 PM EST

For two Virginia police officers who posed for a photo during the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection, the reckoning has been swift and public: They were identified, charged with crimes and arrested. But for five Seattle officers the outcome is less clear. Their identities still secret, two are on leave and three...

Tacoma Police and other law enforcement officers stand in an intersection near the site of a car crash Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in downtown Tacoma, Wash. At least one person was injured when a police car plowed through a crowd of people Saturday night who were watching a downtown street race, the Tacoma News-Tribune reported. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

2 injured after police car drives through crowd at race

Jan. 24, 2021 2:35 PM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — At least two people were injured when a police officer responding to a report of a street race plowed his car through a crowd of pedestrians that had gathered around him and were pounding on the car's windows in downtown Tacoma on Saturday night, officials said. The incident happened...

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme celebrates after scoring a basket during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Pacific in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Timme scores 22, leads No. 1 Gonzaga over Pacific 95-49

Jan. 24, 2021 1:26 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Top-ranked Gonzaga struggled a bit in beating two of the best teams in the West Coast Conference last week, so coach Mark Few pushed his squad to step up its defense. The undefeated Zags did just that. Drew Timme scored 22 points and freshman Jalen Suggs came close to a triple-double...

Colorado forward Evan Battey, left, shoots as Washington State center Dishon Jackson, center, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Pete Caster)

Colorado rallies from 18 down, beats Washington State 70-59

Jan. 23, 2021 10:41 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Evan Battey had 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting, McKinley Wright IV added all 12 of his points in the second half, and Colorado rallied from an 18-point, first-half deficit to beat Washington State 70-59 on Saturday night. The Buffaloes (12-4, 6-3 Pac 12) opened the second half with a...

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2021 file photo medical staff members walk between traffic cones at a mass COVID-19 vaccination site set up in the parking lot of Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Calif. Five weeks into its vaccination program, California still doesn't have nearly the supply to meet demand and there's growing angst among residents over the difficulty to even get in line for a shot. Social media is awash with people seeking or giving tips on how to maneuver through the system. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File)

The Latest: New virus clusters hit China's north provinces

Jan. 23, 2021 9:38 PM EST

BEIJING — A Chinese city has brought 2,600 temporary treatment rooms online as the country’s north battles new clusters of coronavirus. The single-occupancy rooms in the city of Nangong in Hebei province just outside Beijing are each equipped with their own heaters, toilets, showers and other...

Washington, Oregon report cases of new strain of coronavirus

Jan. 23, 2021 8:20 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington and Oregon are now confirming additional cases of the more contagious variant of COVID-19 in the Pacific Northwest. The B.1.1.7 variant, which first emerged in the United Kingdom last September, has been confirmed by DNA sequencing in two cases in Snohomish County, the Washington...

Seattle police vow tougher handling of protest vandalism

Jan. 23, 2021 5:58 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Interim Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz says the city is getting tougher on those who commit vandalism during street protests. Diaz announced the new policy before an anticipated protest Saturday, saying it was coordinated with Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, The Seattle Times reported. ...

Man accused of taking police gun in riot faces murder charge

Jan. 23, 2021 1:45 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A man accused of taking a rifle from a burned-out Seattle police car during a riot last spring now faces a murder charge in an unrelated shooting. The King County Prosecutor’s Office said Friday it had charged Jacob D. Little, 25, of Everett, with second-degree murder and...