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Man shot to death in Burlington, police seeking suspect

Dec. 6, 2019 9:15 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old man is dead after he was shot outside a gas station north of Seattle in Burlington. The Skagit Valley Herald reports police were called to the Skagit Big Mini Mart at 11:24 a.m. Friday after a report of shots fired. Burlington police Sgt. Mike Lumpkin...

Bellingham woman arrested in 3-year-old child's death

Dec. 6, 2019 7:21 PM EST

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Police in Bellingham have arrested a woman in connection with the death of a 3-year-old child. Bellingham police say Kamee Dixon was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree murder for the death of Hazel Homan. It wasn't immediately known if Dixon has a lawyer. Police say on...

Flowers overcomes illness, continues to grow for Seahawks

Dec. 6, 2019 7:17 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Tre Flowers was throwing up into trashcans and practicing with a surgical mask on at times last week as the flu had hit him and several teammates ahead of the Seahawks' Monday night win over the Minnesota Vikings. Flowers was determined to practice despite his illness and used the mask...

NFL Notes: Gronk solves post-playing stress with puzzles

Dec. 6, 2019 5:21 PM EST

Rob Gronkowski is enjoying life in retirement — one piece at a time. The former star tight end who helped the New England Patriots win three Super Bowls during his nine-year career uses jigsaw puzzles to lower his stress levels and to help his mental recovery. Gronkowski said in an interview with Reena...

Man who 'freaked out’ on plane, forced landing pleads guilty

Dec. 5, 2019 8:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Washington man who ingested methamphetamine before getting on a plane in Seattle and had what a prosecutor called a "freak out'' on board pleaded guilty Thursday to interfering with crew members after the California-bound flight was forced to land in Portland. The...

Seahawks visit Rams for rematch with playoff hopes on line

Dec. 5, 2019 6:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greg Zuerlein has made plenty of tougher field goals than the 44-yarder he pushed barely wide right through the Seattle night air two months ago. The Rams' normally reliable kicker could have sent Los Angeles to a narrow win over the Seahawks. Instead, his miss with 11 seconds left in...

Driver in double fatal crash charged with vehicular homicide

Dec. 5, 2019 4:56 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A 23-year-old woman was charged Wednesday in connection with a fatal crash in which prosecutors say while high on methamphetamine she lost control of her speeding car in Seattle and hit a family. The Seattle Times reports Radalyn King faces charges of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault,...

Seattle transit agency removes safety officer after crash

Dec. 5, 2019 4:51 PM EST

SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) — Seattle's transit agency has removed its top safety officer as a result of a fatal 2017 train derailment. The Seattle Times reported the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority removed Salah Al-Tamimi as its chief executive safety and quality officer. The agency better known...

Brewers find new catcher landing Narváez from Mariners

Dec. 5, 2019 1:05 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers acquired catcher Omar Narváez from the Seattle Mariners on Thursday for minor league pitcher Adam Hill and a compensation round pick in next June's amateur draft. Narváez becomes Milwaukee’s replacement for Yasmani Grandal, who signed a $73 million,...

British Columbia will no longer log in key Skagit headwaters

Dec. 5, 2019 11:35 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — British Columbia's government announced Wednesday amid an international dispute that it will no longer allow timber sales in the Skagit River's headwaters. The Seattle Times reports the decision could intensify pressure over Canadian mining company Imperial Metals' pending permit to start...