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Seattle stabbing on light rail train after deadly shooting

Sep. 15, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A stabbing on a Seattle-area light rail train took place the day after a fatal shooting at a downtown station. The Seattle Times reports the two incidents of violence occurred as officials try to manage the perception and reality of safety downtown. Seattle police say one man was killed and...

Narvaez's 10th inning HR lifts Mariners over Sox 2-1

Sep. 15, 2019 2:24 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Omar Narvaez loves his former Chicago White Sox teammates. He also loves beating them. The catcher hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and helped Felix Hernandez through his best outing of the year to lift the Seattle Mariners over his old team 2-1. Narvaez spent a few minutes in...

Eason throws 3 TDs, No. 23 Washington beats Hawaii 52-20

Sep. 15, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After just three plays, Hunter Bryant was celebrating in the end zone. Five plays later, it was Sean McGrew's turn. And after another seven snaps, it was Puka Nacua catching his first collegiate pass for a touchdown. It didn't take long for No. 23 Washington to put last week's surprising...

Police release video of light rail station shooting suspect

Sep. 14, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police have released video showing a suspect fleeing after a shooting at a downtown light rail station. The video posted to the department's Twitter feed shows the man trying to conceal the gun near his waist as he runs up the stairs toward an exit at the Westlake Station for Link...

Inslee wants more oversight of private psychiatric hospitals

Sep. 14, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he wants more oversight of private psychiatric hospitals in the state. Inslee made the comments in a letter to Health Department Secretary John Wiesman this week, following an investigation by The Seattle Times. The Times found that as psychiatric...

Spying claims spur calls for Washington lawmaker ouster

Sep. 14, 2019 12:17 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's liberal reputation is well-known, but voters in a conservative legislative district have re-elected Republican lawyer Matt Shea to the Legislature six times — as he has raged against Communists and atheists he thinks will destroy the U.S. and lobbied for a...

Saints at Rams in rematch of disputed NFC title game

Sep. 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

Throw that flag. For those who have short memories — very short — the last time the Rams and Saints met was in the NFC championship game in the Big Easy. New Orleans was victimized by a blatant officiating non-call that led to a rules change allowing pass interference to be part of the video review...

Eyman ordered to disclose source of $800K in donations

Sep. 14, 2019 10:00 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman has been hit with further sanctions after spending months in contempt of court for refusing to disclose information about his finances and his business in a campaign finance lawsuit against him. The Seattle Times reports a Thurston County judge ruled Friday Eyman...

Abreu, Moncada lift White Sox over Mariners 9-7

Sep. 14, 2019 3:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Chicago White Sox got a tantalizing glimpse of their future Friday night. Jose Abreu and Eloy Jimenez hit solo home runs, Yoan Moncada drove in four runs and White Sox pounded out 15 hits for the eighth time this season to beat the Seattle Mariners 9-7. The top half of Chicago's lineup...

Gordon leads No. 20 Washington State over Houston 31-24

Sep. 14, 2019 2:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After No. 20 Washington State struggled to get going early on Friday night against Houston before pulling away in the second half for a win, coach Mike Leach lamented that his team didn't have more time to play. "I almost wish we had a fifth quarter because I thought we had more work to do...