Joe Krumbach and Jerry Hatcher married in Seattle in 2003, nine years before Washington state legalized same-sex marriage. Hatcher, a Vietnam veteran, died in 2008. Now Krumbach is seeking $80,000 in retroactive federal benefits as Hatcher’s widower.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 24-year-old man was arrested after police say he climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge and took pictures with his smartphone. It was the second security breach at the span in less than a month.
Dr. Ron Sterling has long decorated his tiny house near West Seattle’s Lowman Beach Park with rubber duckies, extravagant lights and seasonal displays. Then he began targeting King County over a sewer-system upgrade. Now his landlord has given him a warning of possible eviction.
The Mariners will conclude this nine-game, 10-day road trip today at Fenway Park as they go for first ever three-game sweep at Fenway Park. This is the sixth chance they've had for one. Hisashi Iwakuma will start for Seattle, while right-hander Allen Webster will go for Boston.
NEW YORK (AP) — A child care worker charged with killing a toddler in her home told police she threw the boy to the floor and stepped on him three times, and after that, he could no longer walk on his own, authorities said.