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Mariners rookie OF Rodriguez on 10-day IL with back strain

Sep. 23, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodriguez, a leading candidate for the AL Rookie of the Year award, was put on the 10-day injured list Friday because of a lower back strain. The move came with Seattle holding the third and final wild-card spot, a half-game...

2 former Tacoma men sentenced for killing housemate in 2018

Sep. 23, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A judge sentenced two Washington state men to more than two decades in prison Friday in the murder of a housemate in 2018. Bobbie Anson Pease and Jeremy Jay Warren took 34-year-old Jessica Shaunti Jackson into some woods on federal property just outside Joint...

Rodríguez leaves with back tightness, Mariners beat A’s 9-5

Sep. 22, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Julio Rodríguez doubled and scored before leaving with lower back tightness, and the Seattle Mariners overcame the loss of the rookie center fielder to beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 on Thursday and avoid a three-game sweep. Rodríguez slowly walked off the...

Torrens homers but Mariners stumble to A's again, lose 2-1

Sep. 22, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are searching for their winning ways again — the timely hits, sharp defense and shut-down pitching that has carried them so close to getting back to the playoffs for the first time since 2001. "The last couple nights have been a little...

Man tracks stolen car with GPS, shoots alleged thief

Sep. 17, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police say a man tracked down his stolen car using GPS and then shot the suspected thief after the man pointed a gun at him. The vehicle was stolen in Tacoma and the owner was able to track it to Federal Way, KOMO-TV reported Saturday. The...

Toro's two-run HR carries Mariners past Tigers, 5-3

Aug. 31, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Abraham Toro hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Wednesday night for their fifth win in six games. Toro, recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday, had two hits and Eugenio Suarez also hit a...

Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier guilty of child sex crimes

Aug. 31, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A former staff sergeant stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Tuesday pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, Washington, to charges related to traveling to a foreign country with the intent to engage in child sex crimes. Moeun Yoeun, of Steilacoom,...

Military families' housing benefits lag as rents explode

Aug. 24, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

When Kristin Martin found out her husband was being transferred to Naval Base San Diego, securing housing for their family of five quickly took over her life. On-base housing wasn’t an option — the waitlist for a four-bedroom home in the neighborhoods they qualified for was 14...

White supremacist pleads guilty to hate crime assault in WA

Aug. 23, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An Oregon man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a hate crime and making false statements in connection with a racially-motivated assault in Lynnwood, Washington. U.S. Attorney Nick Brown says Randy Smith of Eugene, Oregon, pleaded guilty Tuesday and is one of...

Man arrested in connection with murder of couple in Olalla

Aug. 22, 2022 08:26 AM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The man wanted in connection with the killing of an Olalla couple was arrested Sunday night in Tacoma, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. Shaun D. Rose was arrested by Tacoma police at a gas station around 8 p.m. Sunday, according to a sheriff's...