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Steelers and Vikings: 2 mystery teams go at it in prime time

Dec. 08, 2021 19:52 PM EST

There's a mystery show on TV in prime time Thursday night: Pittsburgh versus Minnesota. There's no way to figure out these two teams. The Vikings (5-7) go from on the rise in a victory over NFC power Green Bay to heading into the abyss after a loss to previously winless Detroit. ...

Recall vote tightens for Seattle socialist in latest count

Dec. 08, 2021 19:42 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The vote in a recall effort against a socialist Seattle City Councilmember tightened considerably Wednesday as more mail ballots were counted, meaning it would be at least another day until it was clear whether the controversial lawmaker would be ousted. Kshama...

Penguins F Jake Guentzel out with upper-body injury

Dec. 08, 2021 18:16 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel's scorching start for the Pittsburgh Penguins has come to an abrupt halt. The team said Wednesday that the star forward is “week to week” with an upper-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan did not go into detail about how or when Guentzel was hurt....

Former Washington state legislator George Fleming dies at 83

Dec. 08, 2021 18:16 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Groundbreaking Seattle legislator and college football star George Fleming has died at age 83, family members said. Fleming died Monday at his Seattle home, according to a statement from Fleming’s family on Wednesday. Fleming was elected to the...

Seahawks lose SS Jamal Adams for season to shoulder injury

Dec. 08, 2021 17:55 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Jamal Adams' second season with the Seahawks is coming to an early end, raising even more concerns about the price Seattle paid to acquire the safety in the first place. Adams will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn labrum in his left shoulder,...

King County COVID-19 omicron patient had not traveled

Dec. 08, 2021 16:58 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The first person to known to have become infected with the COVID-19 omicron variant in King County has experienced mild illness and did not report any recent travel, according to health officials. Public Health — Seattle & King County officials said in a blog...

Toddler, teen shot in south Seattle suburb of Tukwila

Dec. 08, 2021 15:54 PM EST

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — A toddler and a teenager were shot just south of Seattle in Tukwila on Wednesday, police said. Tukwila police say officers responded to a report of an illegal discharge of a weapon in the 14400 block of Tukwila International Boulevard around 1 a.m. Wednesday,...

Davenport hotels in Spokane sold to Colorado group

Dec. 08, 2021 13:03 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A chain of upscale hotels in Spokane, Washington has been sold to Colorado-based KSL Capital Partners. Terms of the sale of the Historic Davenport Hotel, built in 1914, and four other hotels in downtown Spokane were not released. Sellers Walt...

Mark Giordano rejoins Kraken after stint in COVID protocol

Dec. 08, 2021 11:39 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Mark Giordano has rejoined the Seattle Kraken at practice following 10 days in a Florida hotel following a positive COVID-19 test. Giordano tested positive on Nov. 26 as Seattle was beginning a road trip at Tampa Bay. The team underwent testing that morning and...

Inquest into 2017 police shooting postponed until next year

Dec. 08, 2021 10:18 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The first coroner’s inquest into a deadly shooting by police in King County under a new, expanded process has stalled amid concerns by all involved — the officers, the families of those killed and city officials — over the transparency and integrity of the proceedings. ...