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3 companies fined for role in fatal Seattle crane collapse

Oct. 17, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have fined three companies involved in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle last April more than $100,00 combined. Washington state's Department of Labor and Industries released the results of its investigation Thursday. It found, as experts have suspected,...

No. 25 Washington hosts No. 12 Oregon in rivalry showdown

Oct. 17, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

No. 12 Oregon (5-1, 3-0 Pac-12) at No. 25 Washington (5-2, 2-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Oregon by 2 1/2. Series record: Washington leads 60-46-5. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oregon is in complete control of the Pac-12 North, but its path to a division title will face its biggest obstacle traveling to Seattle...

No. 17 Arizona State at No. 13 Utah headlines Pac-12 week

Oct. 17, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 17 Arizona State at No. 13 Utah. A showdown that could go a long way in determining the Pac-12 South. The Sun Devils (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) are coming off an impressive win, outlasting Washington State 38-34 in Tempe. Freshman...

Dolphins heading toward wrong end of history

Oct. 17, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

Forty-seven years since the Miami Dolphins had the only undefeated season in NFL history, the team is heading toward an ignominious record. The Dolphins are 0-5 and on pace to score only 134 points, which would be the fewest by any team in a 16-game season in the 100-year history of the NFL. The 1992 Seattle...

Stanford seeks 12th straight win against rival UCLA

Oct. 16, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — After a sluggish stretch in September, Stanford looks to be rounding into form just in time for a matchup against the Cardinal's favorite opponent in recent years. Stanford has shaken off a three-game losing streak to win back-to-back games, including a victory over then-No. 15...

Back from suspension, Reed looks to boost Seahawks defense

Oct. 16, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Jarran Reed didn't really fall asleep until 3:30 a.m. By 6:30 a.m. on Monday, he was alert and awake. He was determined to be early when he showed up at the Seattle Seahawks' facility for the first time in six weeks. "I was at home just waiting. I remember I cut everything off, TV,...

British family deported after illicit US border crossing

Oct. 16, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

A British family that made an unauthorized crossing from Canada into the United States was deported Wednesday after nearly two weeks in federal custody, ending an ordeal that family members called the worst of their lives. The extended Connors family, which includes four adults, toddler twins and an infant, had...

Seattle's NHL team releases initial club ticket prices

Oct. 16, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's expansion NHL franchise released initial pricing for club seats with details on general ticket prices coming in 2020. The team says club seats will each cost between $285 and $355 based on a 44-game season ticket package. The club seats will be on three-, five- or seven-year terms....

Toxic PCBs linger in schools; EPA, lawmakers fail to act

Oct. 16, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

MONROE, Wash. (AP) — At first, teachers at Sky Valley Education Center simply evacuated students and used fans to clear the air when the fluorescent lights caught fire or smoked with noxious fumes. When black oil dripped onto desks and floors, they caught leaks with a bucket and duct-taped oil-stained...

Woeful Mariners now only team never to reach World Series

Oct. 16, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — And then there was one. The Washington Nationals are off to the World Series for the first time in franchise history after sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, becoming the final National League team to reach the Fall Classic and leaving a single team with the distinction of...