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Seahawks hope this late stumble leads to another playoff run

Dec. 9, 2019 6:44 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Even in their seasons that ended playing for championships, the Seattle Seahawks were apt to throw out a clunker late in the regular season. The latest one, a 28-12 dud against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night, could end up being more painful than others if it ends up costing...

Victim ID'd in Burlington shooting, suspect still sought

Dec. 9, 2019 6:26 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — A 23-year-old man shot to death Friday north of Seattle in Burlington has been identified as Douglas J. Gunter. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Gunter was shot while sitting in his vehicle at the Skagit Big Mini Mart. Authorities say a warrant has been issued for the arrest of...

Some leaking diesel fuel from train reaches Columbia River

Dec. 9, 2019 1:22 PM EST

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington says some diesel fuel spilled into the Columbia River as it leaked from a BNSF train along nine miles of track through the Tri-Cities area. The state Department of Ecology estimates that 200 gallons spilled along the tracks from Pasco to Finley, including nine...

4-year-old twins free selves, climb to safety after crash

Dec. 9, 2019 12:04 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state authorities say 4-year-old twins freed themselves from their car seats and climbed an embankment seeking help following a car crash that killed their father. KING-TV reported 47-year-old Corey Simmons of Langley died when the vehicle with his daughters in the backseat...

No. 9 Gonzaga uses late 3s to beat No. 22 Washington 83-76

Dec. 8, 2019 10:17 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — One glance at the shot clock told Killian Tillie there was no choice. He had to launch the jumper 30 feet from the basket. When the shot left Tillie’s hand, it felt just like a normal 3-point attempt, even if he was almost closer to half-court. And the result? “ “It...

Washington's Chris Petersen faces old team in his final game

Dec. 8, 2019 8:32 PM EST

Chris Petersen’s last opponent at Washington will be the team that gave him his first head coaching job. Las Vegas Bowl organizers capitalized on circumstances Sunday that allowed them to invite Petersen’s Washington Huskies to square off against Boise State on Dec. 21. “It's always our...

Washington study finds distinction with aircraft emissions

Dec. 8, 2019 1:30 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Communities beneath flight paths at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport are exposed to a special type of pollution caused by aircraft emissions, new research from the University of Washington indicates. The university, in a release, described the study as the first to identify the unique...

Brown leads Seattle over Portland 73-71

Dec. 8, 2019 12:24 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Seattle held off Portland for a 73-71 victory on Saturday night for its fourth straight win. Portland (6-3) had the final possession with six seconds to go. Seattle’s Myles Carter blocked JoJo Walker’s layup attempt and Isaiah...

Man shot to death in Burlington, police seeking suspect

Dec. 6, 2019 9:15 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old man is dead after he was shot outside a gas station north of Seattle in Burlington. The Skagit Valley Herald reports police were called to the Skagit Big Mini Mart at 11:24 a.m. Friday after a report of shots fired. Burlington police Sgt. Mike Lumpkin...

Bellingham woman arrested in 3-year-old child's death

Dec. 6, 2019 7:21 PM EST

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Police in Bellingham have arrested a woman in connection with the death of a 3-year-old child. Bellingham police say Kamee Dixon was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree murder for the death of Hazel Homan. It wasn't immediately known if Dixon has a lawyer. Police say on...