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US government for the first time acknowledges how damming of Pacific Northwest rivers devastated region's Native tribes

Jun. 18, 2024 16:14 PM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — US government for the first time acknowledges how damming of Pacific Northwest rivers devastated region's Native tribes.

Seattle Storm hoping four-pack of All-Stars can build on strong start and be title contenders

Jun. 14, 2024 12:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Throughout their history, when the Seattle Storm have won WNBA titles, it’s been more than just two players that carried them to the top. It could be argued that this year’s version of the Storm has four players that individually would be superstars on other...

Diggins-Smith and Loyd combine for 40 points, Storm hand Wings a 6th straight loss, 92-84

Jun. 14, 2024 07:46 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 21 points, Jewell Loyd added 19 and the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 92-84 on Thursday night. Seattle (9-4) has won eight of its last nine games, while Dallas (4-7) has lost six straight. The Storm scored 27...

Woman with gun taken into custody after standoff at FBI building in Seattle, authorities say

Jun. 12, 2024 20:52 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A woman armed with a handgun was taken into custody after an hourlong standoff at the FBI building in Seattle on Wednesday, authorities said. The woman walked into a publicly accessible area where people have to wait to be buzzed into the lobby, according to FBI...

Woman with gun taken into custody at FBI building in Seattle, authorities say

Jun. 12, 2024 19:47 PM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — Woman with gun taken into custody at FBI building in Seattle, authorities say.

Thefts of charging cables pose yet another obstacle to appeal of electric vehicles

Jun. 12, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Just before 2 a.m. on a chilly April night in Seattle, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup stopped at an electric vehicle charging station on the edge of a shopping center parking lot. Two men, one with a light strapped to his head, got out. A security camera recorded them...

Off-duty guard charged with killing Seattle-area teen after mistaking toy for gun, authorities say

Jun. 11, 2024 21:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An off-duty security guard in a Seattle suburb has been charged with second-degree murder by prosecutors who said that he fatally shot a 17-year-old six times in the back as the teen and his friends tried to return a toy gun that the guard believed was a firearm to a sporting goods...

Amazon adds $1.4 billion to affordable housing fund for regions where it has corporate offices

Jun. 11, 2024 19:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is adding $1.4 billion to a fund it established three years ago for preserving or building more affordable housing in regions where the company has major corporate offices, CEO Andy Jassy announced Tuesday. The Seattle-based company said the new sum would go...

Gov. Jay Inslee says Washington will make clear that hospitals must provide emergency abortions

Jun. 11, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday said Washington will spell out in state law that hospitals must provide abortions if needed to stabilize patients, a step that comes as the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this month on whether conservative states can bar abortions during some...

Reigning WNBA champion Aces struggling to start season while trying to get players healthy

Jun. 11, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

The two-time defending champion Las Vegas Aces are off to a rough start as they have been inconsistent over the first month of the season. The Aces (5-4) have dropped three of their last four games. They didn't lose their fourth game last season until August. ...