Seattle Times Headlines

Target’s Marimekko launch fails to ignite shopping frenzy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:09

NEW YORK (AP) — It was hardly a Lilly-lollapalooza. Target’s much anticipated exclusive, limited-time-only launch of the Marimekko Collection on Sunday did not spark the frenzied shopping of some of its past collections. On the bright side, the discounter didn’t have to deal with crashing websites and disappointed customers. Target’s sale of the Finnish designer […]

Target’s Marimekko launch fails to ignite shopping frenzy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:09

NEW YORK (AP) — It was hardly a Lilly-lollapalooza. Target’s much anticipated exclusive, limited-time-only launch of the Marimekko Collection on Sunday did not spark the frenzied shopping of some of its past collections. On the bright side, the discounter didn’t have to deal with crashing websites and disappointed customers. Target’s sale of the Finnish designer […]

Sheriff: Arlington couple dead; deputies seeking two suspects

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 05:38

The couple have been missing since Monday; the Snohomish County sheriffs Office found their vehicles Thursday.

Boy shot to death after game honoring fatally shot cousin

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 05:05

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities said a 12-year-old boy was killed in a drive-by shooting Saturday at a Knoxville park hours after attending a basketball game to honor a 15-year-old cousin who died while shielding friends in a December shooting that drew attention from President Barack Obama. Jajuan Hubert Latham died of a gunshot wound […]

Thousands of voters, celebrities, register to wrong party

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A survey has found that tens of thousands of voters, including Demi Moore and other celebrities, have mistakenly registered as members of a conservative minor political party in California in a mix-up over its name, a newspaper reported Sunday. The Los Angeles Times (http://bit.ly/23G88sX ) said that a telephone survey of […]

‘Barefoot Bandit’ wants to freeze his dying mother

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:40

Colton Harris-Moore, just months away from the end of a 6 ½ year prison term, is trying to raise money to cryogenically preserve his mother, who is dying from cancer

Curry still questionable for Warriors for Game 2 vs Rockets

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:34

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are preparing to play without NBA MVP Stephen Curry for Game 2 of their playoff series against Houston as he nurses an ankle injury. Even if they know he will beg and plead to play through any pain. As long as he can’t make it worse, Curry […]

Mormon missionary injured in Brussels attack returns to Utah

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:31

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon missionary severely injured in the Brussels airport bombing arrived back home in Utah over the weekend, his family said. Relatives of Richard Norby said in a statement that the 66-year-old, accompanied by his wife, flew back to the U.S. on Saturday. Norby was then admitted to the University […]

Firefighter shot responding to call in Maryland improving

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:29

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — A firefighter shot while responding to a call for help at a home in a Maryland suburb of Washington and has been moved out of intensive care, officials said Sunday. The Prince George’s County fire department said in a statement that 19-year-old volunteer firefighter Kevin Swain continues to show signs […]

Coastal razor clam marine toxin levels low as next round of digs begin this week

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 04:02

Here are the latest coastal razor clam marine toxin testing results by state Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Department of Health (WDOH): This is the second of two rounds of razor clam samples required by WDOH before any recreational razor clam opener. “As you can see, the Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks samples are […]

Feds to resume search for sunken El Faro’s data recorder

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:55

MIAMI (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is resuming its search for the data recorder of the sunken El Faro cargo ship. The 790-foot freighter sank last October after losing engine power and getting caught in a major hurricane en route from Jacksonville to San Juan, Puerto Rico. All 33 aboard died. In a […]

Logistical delight: Getting around the Bay Area, from San Francisco to Sonoma County

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:51

Sometimes I love the logistical challenge of travel — just figuring out how to navigate a place and get where I need to go without hiring a concierge and a private driver. I’ve just returned from a 5-night trip to the San Francisco Bay area, and while the Bay Area has a good transportation system, […]

Christian Pulisic at 17 4th-youngest to score in Bundesliga

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:50

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — American Christian Pulisic got his first goal for Borussia Dortmund on Sunday, and the 17-year-old from Hershey, Pennsylvania because the fourth-youngest player to score in the Bundesliga. Pulisic scored with a well-placed shot inside the near post from a pass from captain Mats Hummels in the 38th minute, and Dortmund went […]

Spring snowstorm lingers in Colorado, Wyoming

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:45

DENVER (AP) — The latest on Rocky Mountain weather (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A spring snowstorm is still spinning its way through Colorado and Wyoming and bringing more rain to Oklahoma and Texas. National Weather Service forecaster Jim Kalina in Boulder, Colorado, says flurries in the Rockies could continue into Tuesday as the storm […]

Nets hire Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as new coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:37

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have hired Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as their new coach. Atkinson spent the last four seasons in Atlanta, with the Hawks making the playoffs each year. Before that, he was an assistant for the New York Knicks for four seasons. Nets general manager Sean Marks said in a […]

Student group calls University of New Mexico seal offensive

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:30

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico’s official seal depicting a Spanish conquistador and a frontiersman is drawing accusations of racism from Native American students. Native American students in the Kiva Club as well as members of advocacy group The Red Nation call the seal offensive, the Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1NgVOYk). The seal […]

Seahawks re-sign cornerback Brandon Browner

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:19

The Seattle Seahawks on Sunday re-signed cornerback Brandon Browner to a one-year contract. A founding member of the Legion of Boom, Browner played with the Seahawks from 2011-13 before spending the last two years with the Patriots and Saints. He is expected to compete as a depth player in the secondary and at right cornerback opposite Richard Sherman.

Police identify officers who shot man in San Francisco

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:06

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police have identified the two officers who fatally shot a homeless man who police said charged at them with a knife. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1Sfcc8C) Sgt. Nate Steger and Officer Michael Mellone were identified by a department representative as the officers who opened fire on 45-year-old Luis […]

British Airways flight believed to hit drone on approach

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:05

LONDON (AP) — Police say a British Airways flight from Geneva hit an object believed to be a drone while on approach to London’s Heathrow Airport. The airline says the plane landed safely Sunday afternoon and has been cleared for its next flight. The Airbus A320 was carrying 132 passengers and five crew members. No […]

Alaska residents helping bat researchers study disease

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 02:56

Residents help researchers track bats in an attempt to fight a disease that has killed millions of the flying rodents