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King County prosecutors report rise in animal cruelty cases

Dec. 3, 2020 12:42 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington state have reported an increase in animal cruelty cases in King County, raising concerns among law enforcement and animal agencies. The King County prosecuting attorney's office had filed 19 animal cruelty cases so far this year, including 12 counts of first-degree...

Operating error sends wastewater into Puget Sound

Dec. 3, 2020 9:49 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — An operating error caused less than 15,000 gallons of wastewater to spill into Puget Sound early Wednesday morning. The error happened shortly after 1 a.m. during routine testing at the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, according to King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division. An...

Seattle rents down 20% since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Dec. 3, 2020 8:44 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Rents in Seattle are continuing to decline month after month amid the coronavirus pandemic. November data from ApartmentList, found that Seattle rents declined 5.6% month over month and are down nearly 20% since the start of the pandemic in March. For the past eight months straight, Seattle...

Thousand of fentanyl pills, meth, heroin seized in Seattle

Dec. 3, 2020 8:15 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal agents have made more arrests in a drug pipeline that stretches from Mexico to north of Seattle in Snohomish County. The Herald reports authorities seized what they believe to be 16,000 fentanyl pills, 30 pounds of methamphetamines and 6 pounds of heroin, according to the U.S....

Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner, right, sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks' Wagner adds another notch to his career resume

Dec. 2, 2020 7:46 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Bobby Wagner reached another milestone last week, which at this point of his career is one more bullet point to his already impressive resume. Or as his coaches and teammates describe it, what will be Wagner’s Hall of Fame biography. “He’s going to be a gold...

New York Giants quarterback Colt McCoy (12) hands off the ball to running back Wayne Gallman (22) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Colt McCoy ready to start for NY Giants with Jones iffy

Dec. 2, 2020 5:59 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Colt McCoy is getting ready to compete against somebody other than his current team. With Daniel Jones nursing a hamstring injury, McCoy is preparing to start for the New York Giants on Sunday against the NFC West-leading Seahawks in Seattle. Jones was injured in the third...

Coast Guard's Polar Star heads to Arctic due to COVID-19

Dec. 2, 2020 10:40 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The crew of the Polar Star, the U.S. Coast Guard’s only working heavy-duty icebreaker, is preparing for a rare mission north to the Arctic after the coronavirus pandemic scuttled their usual journey. The Seattle-based Polar Star usually heads south to Antarctica to resupply a research...

Seattle Sounders defender Shane O'Neill (27) heads in a goal against FC Dallas during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders back in West final after 1-0 win over FC Dallas

Dec. 2, 2020 1:06 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Unlike some of his higher profile, high-scoring teammates, Shane O'Neill doesn't have trouble recalling some of the more memorable goals of his career. Make that, goal. As in his one previous MLS goal before Tuesday night. “I mean, I have very few goals so I definitely remember...

FILE - In this June 1, 2020, file photo, police on motorcycles escort a protest march in Tacoma, Wash., against police brutality and the death of George Floyd. Washington state lawmakers and activists are setting an ambitious agenda for police reform in the upcoming legislative session. They say they hope to make it easier to decertify officers for misconduct, to bar the use of police dogs to make arrests, and to create an independent statewide agency to investigate police killings.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Lawmakers, activists set ambitious agenda for police reform

Dec. 1, 2020 8:36 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state lawmakers and activists are setting an ambitious agenda for police reform in the upcoming legislative session, saying they hope to make it easier to decertify officers for misconduct, to bar the use of police dogs to make arrests, and to create an independent statewide...

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, right, and Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson meet after an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Eagles' troubles start at the top with personnel decisions

Dec. 1, 2020 7:29 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three years after winning a Super Bowl, the Philadelphia Eagles are spiraling. There are questions about coach Doug Pederson’s job security and Carson Wentz’s future as quarterback. But the responsibility for the team’s collapse begins at the top. The Eagles (3-7-1)...