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No. 25 Washington rebounds from 1st loss, tops Maine 72-53

Nov. 20, 2019 1:58 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Another slow start from No. 25 Washington was quickly erased by a jolt from Nahziah Carter. Three of them, actually. Carter’s trio of highlight dunks midway through the first half sparked Washington’s run to take control, and the Huskies pulled away for an easy 72-53 win over...

ATF agent gets $450,000 settlement in email harassment case

Nov. 19, 2019 2:55 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A supervisor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Seattle is receiving a $450,000 settlement after complaining of racial harassment from a co-worker with a Nazi tattoo. The Seattle Times reports Cheryl Bishop, a senior supervisory agent who is black, complained of...

Seahawks hope Lockett will be ready for Sunday vs. Philly

Nov. 18, 2019 8:58 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll believes wide receiver Tyler Lockett has a chance to play this week despite spending two nights in a Bay Area hospital with a leg injury following Seattle’s win over San Francisco a week ago. The Seahawks returned to practice on Monday...

Hospital: Mold outbreak linked to infections since 2001

Nov. 18, 2019 3:32 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Children's Hospital said Monday it believes a mold outbreak that has sickened seven patients, one fatally, since summer 2018 is linked to mold-related infections dating back nearly two decades. Five children died from infections linked to Aspergillus mold in operating rooms at...

Correction: Tribe-Whaling story

Nov. 18, 2019 2:18 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — In a story Nov. 14 about the Makah Tribe’s effort to resume whaling in Washington state, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Makah is the only tribe with a treaty right to hunt whales. While the Makah is the only tribe whose treaty specifically mentions a right to hunt...

Man killed in Seattle after being struck by rail car

Nov. 18, 2019 1:39 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed when was struck by a rail car in Seattle's Industrial District. KOMO reports police and medics responded to the scene around 9:10 a.m. Monday after receiving reports of a pedestrian being struck by a train. The victim was found with severe injuries. Medics...

King County confirms 7th case of vaping-related lung disease

Nov. 16, 2019 1:33 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — King County health officials have confirmed a new case of severe lung disease associated with vaping. The case brings the total number of patients in King County to seven since Sept. 20. The man who is in his 20s was hospitalized but is now recovering. Officials say they are investigating...

Injured man hoisted from Canadian naval vessel

Nov. 16, 2019 12:32 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Coast Guard crews hoisted an injured man from a Canadian naval vessel that was in the northern section of Admiralty Inlet. The Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center in Seattle was notified at 10:30 a.m. Friday that a man aboard the 181-foot (55-meter) Royal Canadian Navy Ship HMCS...

Cutting-edge satellite built by UW students

Nov. 16, 2019 10:06 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Just be thankful there are students like Paige Northway and Nathan Wacker, two University of Washington students who think it’s neat to work on stuff like a satellite the size of a shoebox. For most of us, all that is beyond our comprehension. But that’s how things move forward...

Man gets 15 years in prison for $6 million stock fraud

Nov. 16, 2019 9:01 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a $6 million stock fraud. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle says Keenan A. Gracey, formerly of Newcastle, Washington, posed as a British billionaire with degrees from the London School of Economics and Oxford. He...