Police: 69-year-old man dies after attacking migrant jail

U.S. 07/14/19, 05:33

A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 a.m. to the privately run Tacoma Northwest ...

Mariners’ Gordon, Healy placed on IL, Bass signed

Baseball 05/21/19, 16:46

The Seattle Mariners placed second baseman Dee Gordon and third baseman Ryon Healy on the 10-day injured list and signed right-hander Anthony Bass to a one-year contract with a $950,000 salary while in the major leagues.Gordon has a bruised right wrist and Healy lower back inflammation.Seattle, which has gone 12-25 ...

Marjama suspended 80 games for positive steroids test.

Baseball 05/02/19, 17:21

Retired catcher Mike Marjama has been suspended for 80 games following a positive steroids test. Major League Baseball said Thursday that Marjama had applied for reinstatement from the voluntary retired list and was suspended for a positive test for the banned performance-enhancing substance Oxandrolone. The 29-year-old Marjama has played 15 major league ...

Snow slams Northwest again and even Hawaii gets some

U.S. 02/11/19, 18:37

Schools closed across Washington state and the Legislature canceled all hearings Monday with winter snowstorms pummeling the Northwest again as a larger weather system wreaked havoc in the region and even brought snow to Hawaii. Seattle's metro area had already been hit by three snow storms this month and the National ...

Snowstorm buries Northwest, with more on the way

U.S. 02/09/19, 13:30

Residents of the Northwest are dealing with a heavy snowfall, and meteorologists say more is likely on the way.About 200 flights were canceled at Seattle-Tacoma and Portland international airports Saturday, roughly matching the number of Friday cancellations. Severe snow drifts shut down Interstate 90 and other roads in central Washington.More ...

FBI: Seattle plane thief searched online for flight videos

U.S. 11/09/18, 16:08

Authorities say the Seattle airport ground crew worker who stole an empty commercial airplane had apparently searched online for flight instruction videos before he took off on a dizzying ride that soon crashed into a small island.The FBI announced Friday that it's concluding the investigation into the unauthorized flight from ...

Cantwell, Hutchison meet in second Washington Senate debate

Politics 10/20/18, 16:56

Candidates in Washington's U.S. senate race clashed Saturday over policies on the environment, trade and tariffs, immigration and health care. Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Susan Hutchison held their second debate in Spokane and touched on many of the themes they struck in their first debate Oct. 8 ...

Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

U.S. 10/18/18, 18:18

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.Some argue the quickest way to get more salmon to the starving whales is to tear down four dams on the Lower Snake River, ...

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