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Cliffhangers, wigs and dangling plotlines: The next-to-last episode of ‘The Good Wife’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:39

In the penultimate “Good Wife” episode, Peter Florrick’s trial is underway and it doesn’t look good. We learned at least one major bombshell (spoiler alert!), the office gets a really unexpected make-over, and the writers teased the will-they-or-won’t-get-together plotline just a little further. Also, there was a new wig! Tricia: The Wig looked good last […]

Seahawks GM John Schneider: No one will wear No. 24 this season

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:33

In an interview Monday on ESPN 710 Seattle, Seahawks general manager John Schneider said he told Marshawn Lynch no one will wear his No. 24 this season.

Police: Woman arrested; called man’s phone over 300 times

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:19

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman has been charged with harassment after police say she called a man’s cellphone more than 300 times in one day. Milford police say Kourtney R. Furber of Felton is charged with one count of harassment stemming from an incident last month. Sgt. Dwight Young says officers were contacted […]

Bear found in Colorado apartment more scared than scary

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:13

AVON, Colo. (AP) — A bear caught rummaging through a refrigerator in an apartment in Colorado’s mountains turned out to be more scared than scary. Firefighters say the black bear may have gotten into the Avon apartment through an open window or door early Saturday morning. The resident locked himself in his bedroom and called […]

French far right party punishes Jean-Marie Le Pen’s allies

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:07

PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen’s far right National Front has punished two leading party figures for attending a Paris rally led by her father. The party announced Monday that Bruno Gollnisch and Marie-Christine Arnautu were removed from the anti-immigration party’s decision-making political bureau because of their “unacceptable” participation in an event led by people […]

State Fish and Wildlife saltwater fish checks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:06

May 1, 2016 Ramp/Site Boats Anglers Chinook Coho Chum Pink Sockeye Other Species Comments Armeni Ramp 32 84 0 0 0 0 0 • Cabezon (2) • Flatfish-general (62) • Lingcod (7) Ediz Hook, Port Angeles Public Ramp 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 • Lingcod (3) Mukilteo Lighthouse Park (State Park Public Ramp) […]

Country stars plan to continue playing in North Carolina

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:03

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr and other artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians’ boycott over a new law that limits protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, but several stars at Sunday’s American Country Countdown Awards said they plan to stand by their […]

‘The King and I’ welcome 2 new leads — on the same night

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 01:00

NEW YORK (AP) — Marin Mazzie found herself last Friday wearing a lilac ball gown hoop skirt and a determined expression. She was waiting to go onstage for the top of Act 2 of the lavish Broadway production of “The King and I” at Lincoln Center. This was her first and only rehearsal of the […]

Turkey: Islamic State behind attack that killed 2 policemen

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:49

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s interior minister says a car bombing that killed two police officers and wounded 22 other people in the southern city of Gaziantep, near Syria, was carried out by militants linked to the Islamic State group. Minister Efkan Ala told reporters on Monday that up to 50 people were detained for […]

Police: Man broke into store so he could see jailed brother

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:49

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey’s capital city say a man told them he broke into a business because he wanted to see his brother in jail. The robbery in Trenton was discovered around 4:20 a.m. Saturday. Authorities say the business’ glass front door had been smashed. Officers say they found 24-year-old Jose […]

Collmus will keep calling big horse races for NBC

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:42

NEW YORK (AP) — His voice already belongs to history, and now Larry Collmus has another five years to see if he gets to call another Triple Crown. NBC Sports recently signed the race caller to a five-year contract extension. Financial terms were not available. Collmus joined NBC in 2011. It was his voice millions […]

Orlando cops on leave during fatal shooting investigation

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:39

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police officers in Orlando, Florida, are being put on customary administrative leave while authorities investigate the fatal shooting of a man carrying an imitation firearm. The leave is noted in a police report about Sunday’s fatal shooting of 25-year-old Charlin Charles. According to the report, officers repeatedly told Charles to put […]

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle’s $15 minimum wage

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:36

The justices made no comment in refusing to hear a challenge from five franchises and the International Franchise Association.

Colorado clinic reopens 5 months after deadly shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 00:10

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic has reopened five months after an attack by a gunman left three people dead and nine more injured. The Colorado Springs Gazette newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/1rdtVq0) that workers at the clinic have repaired damage from the Nov. 27 shootings and celebrated a full reopening Sunday. The […]

Srudy: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:51

CHICAGO (AP) — Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college, according to a new study. Only 10 percent of young players with concussions resumed football that soon, but the results are concerning and suggest a need for […]

Ex-employee accused of killing car dealer, taking cars

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:51

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a man who used to work for a car dealership in Fayetteville has been arrested and charged with killing his former boss. Police told local media outlets that 48-year-old Ambrose Dumone Murray, of Fayetteville, was arrested Saturday night and charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery and motor vehicle theft. […]

Prince Harry, Canada’s Trudeau mark wounded soldiers event

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:49

TORONTO (AP) — Two of the world’s social media superstars — Britain’s Prince Harry and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — are counting down to the 2017 Invictus Games, a sports competition for wounded, injured and sick service personnel. Inspired by a visit to the Warrior Games in the United States, the 31-year-old royal founded […]

Sinkhole forms above Sound Transit light-rail tunnel in Roosevelt area

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:47

Sound Transit’s tunneling operations apparently caused a sinkhole next to a Roosevelt-area home, the agency said Sunday.

Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 23:46

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one disputes that U.S. military forces are fighting in combat in Iraq and Syria — except maybe President Barack Obama and some members of his administration. The semantic arguments over whether there are American “boots on the ground” muddy the view of a situation in which several thousand armed U.S. military […]