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Hudson, 2 relievers 1-hit Brewers, Cardinals win 3-0

Aug. 20, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dakota Hudson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and Paul DeJong homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Monday night in a series opener between NL Central contenders. Yasmani Grandal's ground-rule double with two outs in the eighth inning off...

Murphy, Nola lead Mariners to 9-3 win over Rays

Aug. 19, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brendan McKay couldn't provide a lift for a depleted Tampa Bay rotation and was headed back to the minors after his latest start. Tom Murphy homered twice and drove in four runs, Austin Nola also went deep and had three RBIs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Rays 9-3 on Monday...

Suspect in Amazon theft ring arrested on child porn charge

Aug. 19, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A man suspected of leading a theft ring that sold millions of dollars' worth of stolen goods on Amazon has been arrested on an unrelated child pornography charge. Aleksandr Pavlovski of Auburn, Washington, was identified in a search warrant affidavit unsealed last month as the ringleader of...

Republican Sen. Barbara Bailey to step down Sept. 30

Aug. 19, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican Sen. Barbara Bailey is stepping down from her Senate seat on Sept. 30. In an Aug. 16 letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, Bailey cited the lack of quality time with her family and church as the reason for her decision and wrote that there are projects she and her husband would like...

New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas

Aug. 19, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A new U.S. lawsuit filed Monday seeks to establish a whale protection zone for endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance sued NOAA Fisheries in U.S. District Court in Seattle, saying the agency has failed to act on a...

Wilson, Ciara, Macklemore celebrate joining Sounders

Aug. 19, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson, Ciara and Macklemore say they are honored to be a part of the Seattle Sounders ownership group. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback and his wife, along with the Grammy Award-winning hip hop artist, said at a Sounders event Monday that a sense of community drew them into joining...

Dump truck crashes into Seattle sandwich shop; 5 hurt

Aug. 19, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A dump truck crashed into a pedestrian, vehicles and a Subway restaurant in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square district, injuring five people. Four of the people had serious injuries and were taken to Harborview Medical Center after the incident happened around 9:50 a.m. Monday, according to...

Washington firefighter seeks damages for on-job injuries

Aug. 19, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An injured Washington state firefighter has filed a $100 million civil claim, but must first fight a law prohibiting him from collecting damages. The Seattle Times reports that 29-year-old Daniel Lyon Jr. filed the claim against an Okanogan electric cooperative, but a doctrine established in...

New Washington state nuclear waste cleanup efforts tested

Aug. 19, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Workers at a Washington state decommissioned nuclear site say they have intentionally contaminated groundwater to accelerate nuclear waste cleanup. The Tri-City Herald reported Sunday that the Department of Energy began a soil-flushing project in May that could save workers from...

4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

Aug. 19, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups. The four wolves were part of a pack that originally had seven members and attacked cows,...