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Man convicted of murder in death of Washington state police officer shot by deputy

May. 24, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man was found guilty of murder Friday for his role in the 2022 death of a police officer who was mistakenly shot by a sheriff's deputy. A Clark County jury convicted Julio Segura of Yakima on counts of first-degree murder, second-degree...

Massive wind farm proposal in Washington state gets new life from Gov. Jay Inslee

May. 23, 2024 20:07 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday rejected a recommendation to cut a proposal for what would be the state's largest wind farm in half, giving new life to the $1.7 billion project. Plans for the Horse Heaven wind farm originally included up to 222 wind...

Person fatally shot by Washington state trooper during altercation on I-5 identified as Idaho man

May. 22, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The person who was fatally shot by a Washington state trooper during an altercation on Interstate 5 north of Seattle last week has been identified as an Idaho man. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office said the man was 31-year-old Marvin Arellano...

Moutzouridis, Handron drive in three each and California routs Washington at Pac-12 Tournament

May. 22, 2024 02:11 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — PJ Moutzouridis drove in three runs, Max Handron drove in another three and California blanked Washington 12-0 in seven innings on Tuesday night at the Pac-12 Tournament. California dominated from the mound, as well, with Andres Galan (5-2) throwing 6 1/3...

Microsoft's AI chatbot will 'recall' everything you do on a PC

May. 20, 2024 17:55 PM EDT

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft wants laptop users to get so comfortable with its artificial intelligence chatbot that it will remember everything you're doing on your computer and help figure out what you want to do next. The software giant on Monday revealed a new class of...

A man investigated in the deaths of women in northwest Oregon has been indicted in 3 killings

May. 17, 2024 21:40 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who has been under investigation in the deaths of four women whose bodies were found scattered across northwest Oregon last year has been indicted in two of those killings — as well as in the death of a woman whose body was found in Washington state. A...

A man investigated in the deaths of women in northwest Oregon has been indicted in 3 killings

May. 17, 2024 20:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who has been under investigation in the deaths of four women whose bodies were found scattered across northwest Oregon last year has been indicted in two of those killings — as well as in the death of a woman whose body was found in Washington state. A...

Washington state trooper fatally shoots a man during a freeway altercation, police say

May. 17, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state trooper fatally shot a man with a hammer who had attacked state Department of Transportation workers along Interstate 5 north of Seattle, law enforcement officials said. Around 4 p.m. Thursday, state patrol troopers responded to a report of...

Kineta: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 15, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Kineta, Inc. (KA) on Wednesday reported a loss of $10.2 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Mercer Island, Washington-based company said it had a loss of 89 cents. _____ This...

Anti-abortion activist who led a clinic blockade is sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison

May. 14, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An anti-abortion activist who led others on an invasion and blockade of a reproductive health clinic in the nation's capital was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly five years in prison. Lauren Handy, 30, was among several people convicted of federal civil rights...