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Pregame notes and lineups: Ketel Marte out for a second straight game with mild hamstring strain

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:26
Ketel Marte was out early going through agility drills with trainer Rick Griffin and testing his hamstring. Marte suffered a minor strain in Saturday’s win and the hope was he would be able to play today. But the Mariners are being extra careful with the young shortstop. Brad Miller will get the start at shortstop […]

Murder charge dropped against Irish nanny in US girl’s death

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:25
BOSTON (AP) — A murder charge has been dropped against an Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in her care after a state medical examiner reversed a finding that the child’s death was a homicide caused by shaken baby syndrome, prosecutors announced Monday. Aisling Brady McCarthy, 37, was charged with killing Rehma Sabir […]

Seahawks trade Norwood, make other moves to get roster to 75

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:23
The Seahawks made a number of roster moves Monday to get to the 75-player limit by Tuesday's deadline.

Last of 3 candidates for med school dean position visits WSU

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:56
Dr. John Tomkowiak is the dean of the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Video: UW’s Pete Kwiatkowski, Elijah Qualls on matchup against No. 23 Boise State

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:54
Kwiatkowski, a member of Boise State's Hall of Fame, is expecting an emotional return to Boise on Friday.

Rep. Hunter leaving state House for early-learning job

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:48
Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina and chief Democratic budget writer, to direct the state’s Department of Early Learning.

Kansas man sentenced to 20 years for airport bomb plot

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:43
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who plotted a suicide bomb attack aimed at causing “maximum carnage” at a Wichita airport has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Terry L. Loewen apologized Monday during his sentencing to his family for the pain he had caused them. The 60-year-old Wichita man pleaded guilty in […]

What’s in 90 percent of seabirds’ guts? 1 word: Plastics

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as nine out of 10 of the world’s seabirds likely have pieces of plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. Previously, scientists figured about 29 percent of seabirds had swallowed plastic, based on older studies. An Australian team of scientists who have studied birds and marine debris for decades […]

State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department will release roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is now deemed classified. Department officials said the redacted information was classified in preparation for the public release of the emails and not identified as […]

Mocked artist gets nod of approval from Pats QB Tom Brady

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:29
NEW YORK (AP) — A courtroom artist who some Internet critics say made New England quarterback Tom Brady look like an aging cartoon villain has gotten a wave and a “thank you” from the superstar. Jane Rosenberg returned to Manhattan federal court Monday several weeks after her drawing at Brady’s first “Deflategate” hearing became a […]

Seahawks’ projected 53-man roster: Post-San Diego edition

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:15
Here is our latest attempt at projecting Seattle's final 53-man roster.

Thousands still in the dark after Saturday’s storm; crews scramble

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:13
More than 31,000 PSE customers remain without power after Saturday’s massive windstorm.

SPD Harbor Patrol rescues kayakers from wind-whipped Lake Union

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:52
A pair of Seattle police Harbor Patrol officers rescued kayakers who ran into trouble Sunday on the wind-whipped water of Lake Union.

Jeep recalling 206,668 Cherokee SUVs for wiper defect

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:48
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 206,668 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because the windshield wipers can stop working unexpectedly. Cherokees from the 2014 model year are affected. There are 158,671 in the U.S., 18,366 in Canada and 3,582 in Mexico. The rest were sold outside North America. Fiat Chrysler says static buildup may occur if […]

Wildfire battle is getting easier, but it’s far from over

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:39
Cooler, wetter weather is helping firefighters bring some of the state’s raging wildfires under control.

Last week’s wild ride hasn’t reached finish line

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:35
Two obvious forces behind the recent volatility are uncertainty over China and the Federal Reserve.

Police: Woman said boys weren’t loved, so she drowned them

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:24
PHOENIX (AP) — A woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old twin sons told police she did it because nobody loved them or her, according to a court document released Monday. Mireya Alejandra Lopez, 22, was arrested Sunday at a home in the Phoenix suburb of Avondale. A judge on Monday ordered her jailed on two […]

Silence at Vatican funeral for ex-envoy in sexual abuse case

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:24
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Eight minutes of silence instead of a homily marked the Vatican funeral Monday of a former papal diplomat, whose trial on charges of possession of child pornography and sexual abuse of minors had begun this summer in a Holy See courtroom. A Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Ciro Benedettini, said time for […]

Ohio man who bit off part of wife’s lover’s ear is sentenced

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:23
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who bit off part of his wife’s lover’s ear after finding them in bed together has been sentenced to six months in a correctional treatment center. Forty-year-old Virgil Bates III, of Toledo, must also pay the victim $5,600 and spend four months in a work-release program. He pleaded […]

Briana Marela album release surprisingly low key

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:21
Briana Marela’s album release at Barboza Saturday, Aug. 29, was surprisingly low-key. She shared the bill with Norwegian singer-songwriter Jenny Hval.