Washington city ends gun sales by police after probe

U.S. 11/06/18, 20:01

The City Council in Spokane, Washington, has passed an ordinance prohibiting police from selling confiscated firearms, citing an Associated Press investigation that found that some guns sold by law enforcement were used in new crimes."Disposing of long guns and assault rifles is a sensible approach," Councilwoman Candace Mumm told The ...

Pac-12 Freshman of the Year? Look to the Pacific Northwest

Football 11/06/18, 17:57

The Pacific Northwest appears to be leading the way in the Pac-12 for freshmen running backs who are having an impact.A trio of talented backs, Oregon State's Jermar Jefferson, Oregon's CJ Verdell and Washington State's Max Borghi, are all taking on notable roles on their offenses as either true or ...

Pompeo to meet with NK counterpart Thursday in New York

New York 11/06/18, 00:21

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be traveling to New York on Thursday to meet with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol. The State Department says the top U.S. envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, will join Pompeo and Kim to discuss efforts toward what it calls "achieving the final, ...

On the West Coast, election doesn’t end on election night

California 11/05/18, 16:02

The election often doesn't end on election night on the West Coast, where a majority of voters cast their ballots by mail or drop them off.And with competitive congressional races in Washington state and California, the outcome of any close race could take days to determine.COMPETITIVE RACES TOO CLOSE TO ...

Browning rebounds from benching for No. 20 Washington

Football 11/04/18, 18:33

Jake Browning was angry and probably had every right to be.After four seasons as Washington's starting quarterback, the last thing Browning expected was to be benched because of the Huskies' offensive woes.Instead of letting the benching a week ago against California fester, Browning responded as Washington hoped, throwing one touchdown ...

No. 10 Washington State beats California 19-13

Sports 11/04/18, 02:59

California shut down No. 10 Washington State's vaunted Air Raid offense for most of Saturday's game, but the Bears could not quite close the deal.Gardner Minshew threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Easop Winston Jr. with 32 seconds left to lift Washington State to a 19-13 win over California, extending ...

Washington holds off Stanford’s late rally, wins 27-23

Football 11/04/18, 00:45

Myles Gaskin returned after missing two games due to a shoulder injury to rush for 148 yards and one touchdown, and Washington built a big early lead before needing Taylor Rapp's interception on the final play to beat Stanford 27-23 on Saturday night.The matchup was essentially an elimination game in ...

Report: Amazon in ‘advanced talks’ to build new HQ near DC

New York 11/03/18, 14:30

Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in "advanced talks" to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal City. It's a large residential and office complex in Arlington, Virginia, just south of ...

Pac-12 North Thud: Disappointing Washington hosts Stanford

California 11/02/18, 14:09

Somewhere along the line, Washington and Stanford's anticipated showdown for the Pac-12 North title got sidetracked. Or better yet, sideswiped.For the Cardinal, it was a pair of unexpected home losses to Utah and Washington State. For the Huskies, it was road stumbles at Oregon and, shockingly, at California.Now Saturday's matchup ...

No. 10 Washington St continues quest for playoff facing Cal

Football 11/02/18, 13:27

Washington State resumes its longshot quest to crash the College Football Playoff as well as its bid to take the Pac-12 North when the No. 10 Cougars host California on Saturday night.Washington State (7-1, 4-1 Pac-12, No. 8 CFP) is the only remaining Pac-12 team with a single loss, and ...

Washington city considers ban of police selling guns

U.S. 11/01/18, 17:32

The Spokane, Washington, City Council is considering a proposal to stop the police department from selling forfeited firearms, following an Associated Press investigation that found that guns sold by Washington state law enforcement agencies ended up in new crimes.Councilwoman Candace Mumm said Thursday that the AP investigation coupled with a ...

Top 25 includes 4 teams that missed NCAA field last year

Basketball 11/01/18, 02:10

The preseason rankings suggest next season's NCAA Tournament could feature plenty of new faces.The AP Top 25 includes four teams that failed to reach last year's big dance: No. 14 Oregon, No. 18 Mississippi State, No. 23 LSU and No. 25 Washington. In last year's preseason Top 25, the only ...

Conference season takes a toll in the Pac-12

Football 10/30/18, 19:33

There's talk every season about how the Pac-12 cannibalizes itself.Just last week, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal used the word following the Ducks' 34-20 loss to Washington State in Pullman. Then Oregon fell 44-15 on the road at Arizona on Saturday, which was marked by dramatic conference upsets.After the chaos, the ...

Petersen backs Browning as Huskies seek offensive answers

Football 10/29/18, 16:52

Chris Petersen tried to make it clear Monday that his decision to bench quarterback Jake Browning during Washington's loss to California was an attempt to spark the Huskies' sluggish offense and not an indictment of his fourth-year senior quarterback."We've been kind of plodding along on offense here for the last ...

Seattle woman tests positive for West Nile virus

Health 10/29/18, 16:28

Health officials say a Seattle woman tested positive for West Nile virus, becoming the first person in King County to acquire the virus locally. Seattle & King County Public Health announced Monday the woman was likely infected in August in the Seattle area, possibly on Bainbridge Island, and was hospitalized in ...

Top 25 Takeaways: Before 1st CFP rankings, field trimmed

Football 10/27/18, 23:33

The last weekend before the College Football Playoff rankings shook loose some of those fringy contenders, clearing the clutter before the last month of the season.No. 9 Florida? Done. No. 18 Iowa? There will be no Hawkeyes run.However, don't count out No. 14 Washington State just yet. The Cougars are ...

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