The coho are finally making their appearance not in the Strait of Juan de Fuca where action this past weekend was good, but fish are biting clear into Puget Sound. “It looks like it was pretty good at Sekiu, and many were heading just west of the Sekiu River (in Marine Catch Area 4B) where […]
No arrests have been made in the Tuesday incident.
A federal court says Costco violated federal trademark laws when it sold engagement rings labeled “Tiffany” that were not those of Tiffany & Co. High-end retailer Tiffany & Co. sued Costco in 2013 over the matter. Costco claimed in a countersuit that “Tiffany” is a generic term for a pronged ring but the court rejected […]
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — BMW has agreed to pay $1.6 million and provide job opportunities for dozens of former black employees who said they were victims of racial discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday that BMW Manufacturing Co. in Greer has agreed to settle the lawsuit, filed by the federal agency in […]
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OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A jury recommended the death penalty Tuesday for a white supremacist who fatally shot three people at Jewish sites in Kansas, less than two hours after he told jurors he didn’t care what sentence was handed down. Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., 74, was convicted of capital murder by the same jury […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Episcopal bishop pleaded guilty Tuesday to manslaughter, drunken driving and leaving the scene at which she killed a cyclist. Under an agreement with prosecutors, the state will ask a Baltimore Circuit Court judge next month to sentence Heather Cook to 10 years in prison. Cook, then a newly installed bishop […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of the Aretha Franklin documentary “Amazing Grace” have withdrawn the film from the Toronto Film Festival amid a legal dispute with the singer. Last week, a screening of “Amazing Grace” was halted just hours beforehand at the Telluride Film Festival by a federal judge in Denver. Lawyers for Franklin […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The Who is postponing the first four dates on its 50th-anniversary tour as Roger Daltrey recovers from an “unspecified virus.” A representative for the veteran band said Tuesday “The Who Hits 50!” tour will not kick off Sept. 14 in San Diego. Also being postponed: shows scheduled for Sept. 16 in […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Straight Outta Compton” ceded its three-week reign at the top of the box office to the faith-based “War Room,” which climbed to No. 1 with $13.4 million over a sleepy Labor Day weekend. The Robert Redford buddy dramedy “A Walk In The Woods,” based on Bill Bryson’s Appalachian Trail memoir, also […]
Here’s our first look at this week’s Seahawks’ opponent, the St. Louis Rams: 2014 record: 6-10, last in the NFC West Coach: Jeff Fisher (167-153-1 in 19 regular seasons, 20-27-1 in three seasons with the Rams). Series record: Seahawks lead it 21-12 and have won 17 of last 20 overall. However, the Rams have won […]
KEYPORT, N.J. (AP) — On a day when temperatures surged past 90 degrees in central New Jersey, an electrical problem has forced a school district to declare a snow day. Classes were cancelled Tuesday in Keyport because of a malfunctioning component at the district’s elementary school. Officials cited student safety concerns for their decision, noting […]
With Class AAA Tacoma’s season coming to an end, the Mariners added four players to their roster for the four weeks of the season. James Jones, OF, recalled from AAA Tacoma Jesus Montero, 1B/DH, recalled from AAA Tacoma Steven Baron (#10), C, selected from AAA Tacoma JC Ramirez (#56), RHP, selected from AAA Tacoma Charlie […]
Hands-free drones are beginning to roll out and will follow their owners like Tinker Bell, capturing photos of them and other tourists.
Island farms, wooden boats and Washington wines sound like the makings for a good going-into-fall Northwest weekend. Three ideas to help you escape that urban ennui: 1. September is farm-tour season around the Northwest, and here’s a chance to enjoy farms and a scenic island at the same time. The Whidbey Island Farm Tour is […]
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island woman urged New York’s highest court to dismiss her manslaughter conviction in the death of her baby, who was delivered alive after a car crash but died days later. Jennifer Jorgensen was acquitted by a jury of manslaughter for the couple killed in the 2008 head-on crash but […]
An 18-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon after Seattle police received reports of gunfire at Powell Barnett Park.
The chairman and CEO of United Airlines is stepping down in connection with an investigation into the airline’s dealings with the former chairman of the agency that operates New York-area airports. United Continental Holdings Inc. said Tuesday that Jeff Smisek and two other senior executives had resigned and railroad executive Oscar Munoz was named CEO […]
SILVERTON, Colo. (AP) — Aviation investigators now say four people died in a Colorado plane crash, not five as they initially reported. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson said Tuesday that no one survived. The NTSB said Monday five people were aboard, but Knudson said Tuesday the agency had been given incorrect information. Knudson […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized Tuesday for her use of a private email account after declining since last week to express remorse for the State Department arrangement that has shaken her presidential campaign. Asked about setting up the private email account by ABC News, Clinton said: “That was a mistake. I’m sorry about […]