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Inquest: Seattle police shooting of pregnant woman justified

Jul. 06, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An inquest jury found Wednesday that two Seattle police officers were justified in fatally shooting a mentally unstable, pregnant, Black mother of four children inside her apartment when she menaced them with knives in 2017. The six King County coroner's inquest...

Health officials: Monkeypox likely spreading in King County

Jul. 06, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The monkeypox virus continues to circulate in Washington state's most populous county, which includes Seattle, and is now likely spreading between residents, local health officials said Wednesday. Public health leaders have identified nine King County infections...

2 workers killed in Shoreline trench collapse identified

Jul. 06, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) — A construction-company owner and a worker have been identified as the people killed in a trench collapse Monday just north of Seattle in Shoreline. The Seattle Times reports David Ameh, 66, and Demetrius Seller, 32, died from suffocation during the...

Julio Rodríguez, another burgeoning star in Seattle

Jul. 06, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — At the end of every warmup before starting an inning on defense in center field, Julio Rodríguez pauses. He scans the crowd at T-Mobile Park and picks a direction to send a souvenir ball into the stands. “I wish I could just give a nice souvenir to everybody that...

CDC: Mask-wearing recommended in growing number of counties

Jul. 05, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — People in 24 Oregon counties — including the county around Portland — and 15 counties in Washington state should resume mask-wearing indoors in public and on public transportation, according to recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...

WA sheriff won’t cooperate with out-of-state abortion probes

Jul. 05, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The executive in the county surrounding Seattle said Tuesday its sheriff’s office and other executive branch departments will not cooperate with out-of-state prosecutions of abortion providers or patients. King County Executive Dow Constantine’s executive order...

Inquest jury starts deliberations in woman's death by police

Jul. 05, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An inquest jury has started deliberations into the actions of two Seattle police officers who fatally shot a Black pregnant mother of four in her apartment. The jury will weigh responses of “Yes,” “No,” or “Unknown” to 123 questions relating to the...

Jody Allen: Seahawks, Blazers not for sale at this time

Jul. 05, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The NFL's Seattle Seahawks and NBA's Portland Trail Blazers are not currently for sale, the chairwoman of both franchises said Tuesday. Jody Allen's statement came amid growing speculation about the future ownership of the teams due to stipulations in Paul Allen’s...

Rodríguez homers on Montas' 1st pitch, M's beat A's 2-1

Jul. 03, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Rodríguez homered on Frankie Montas’ first pitch and drove in both runs, Robbie Ray struck out a season-high 12 and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 2-1 on Sunday to deal the Athletics their 25th loss in 31 games. Ray (7-6) combined with Andrés Muñoz and...

Dylan Teves scores first MLS goal, Sounders beat Toronto 2-0

Jul. 02, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dylan Teves scored his first MLS goal in his first start to help the undermanned Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday night. Teves deflected a centering pass into the goal in the 39th minute. The 22-year-old midfielder from Hawaii starred at the...