Seattle Times Headlines

Mt. Si hires Jason Griffith as boys’ basketball coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 08:33

Griffith, who spent six years at Issaquah, turned the Eagles into a winning program in one year.

Fugitive wanted in 2 states captured in southeast Alabama

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:58

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted in Alabama and Florida on multiple charges including murder has been captured in southeast Alabama. The U.S. Marshals Service says 39-year-old Raymond Pruitt was arrested Friday afternoon in Pike County after being sought after a crime spree that started on April 5. Authorities say Pruitt was […]

2016 election: Explaining Trump’s foreign policy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:46

The Times’ headline and story saying that Trump “struggles” to make his America First point involves very selective perception [“Trump vows he’ll implement ‘coherent foreign policy’ for U.S.” Nation & World, April 28]. It begins by asking how can Trump’s policy be a consistent and unpredictable force in the world? Any elementary student could have […]

APNewsBreak: Man shot by police had gunshot residue on hand

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:46

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Wilmington police say a man fatally shot by officers while sitting in his wheelchair was armed with a revolver and had evidence of gunshot residue on his hand. The revelation came in court filings Friday by city attorneys asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit in which Jeremy McDole’s family claims […]

Trump deals the woman card

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:42

And it came to pass, barely seconds after he became the near-inevitable Republican presidential nominee, that Donald Trump began a gender war. “Frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think she’d get 5 percent of the vote. The only thing she’s got going is the women’s card,” Trump said in the aftermath of […]

Myles Jack picked by Jaguars in NFL draft’s second round; former Bellevue star’s long wait finally ends

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:41

For months, Myles Jack appeared to be a surefire first-round draft selection, but widespread concern about a knee condition scared off some NFL teams.

Grocery workers reach contract agreement with major chains

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:40

Nearly 30,000 grocery store workers in the Puget Sound region agreed on a labor contract with several employers including Albertsons, Safeway, Fred Meyer and QFC as well as some independent stores.

No gift is too small on Mother’s Day — for a homeless child

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:40

Help a homeless child give mom a Mother’s Day gift

Mother-in-law units are key to housing affordability

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:38

The Seattle City Council should loosen restrictions to encourage more homeowners to convert their basements into accessory dwelling units.

How Latinos will save America from Donald Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:36

Judging from the latest primary results and new polls that have just come out, I have a growing feeling that Latinos will save America from Donald Trump. There is little question after the April 26 primary elections in Pennsylvania and four other states that Trump will be the Republican candidate for November’s presidential elections. And […]

LBs Jack, Smith go early in 2nd round of NFL draft

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:29

CHICAGO (AP) — The wait is over for injured linebackers Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith. Considering how long it could have been, they will take it. Jacksonville traded up to grab Jack with the fifth pick of the second round on Friday, two spots after Dallas selected Smith in the NFL draft. Jack was considered […]

‘Maze Runner’ shoot delayed further due to star’s injuries

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:02

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Principal photography on “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” has been further delayed to allow star Dylan O’Brien more time to recover from injuries he suffered during the shoot in mid-March. 20th Century Fox said in a statement Friday that it looks forward to restarting production as soon as possible. O’Brien stars […]

‘Maze Runner’ shoot delayed further due to star’s injuries

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:02

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Principal photography on “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” has been further delayed to allow star Dylan O’Brien more time to recover from injuries he suffered during the shoot in mid-March. 20th Century Fox said in a statement Friday that it looks forward to restarting production as soon as possible. O’Brien stars […]

Wife, children accused of murder in man’s malnutrition death

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:00

CLEVELAND (AP) — The wife and three adult children of an Ohio man who died of organ failure caused by malnutrition and bed sores have been charged with murder. Wife Debora Brichacek (brik-AY’-sik), Wendy Brichacek, Debbi Brichacek and Brian Brichacek were indicted by a grand jury in Cleveland this week. They’re also charged with involuntary […]

Wife, children accused of murder in man’s malnutrition death

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 07:00

CLEVELAND (AP) — The wife and three adult children of an Ohio man who died of organ failure caused by malnutrition and bed sores have been charged with murder. Wife Debora Brichacek (brik-AY’-sik), Wendy Brichacek, Debbi Brichacek and Brian Brichacek were indicted by a grand jury in Cleveland this week. They’re also charged with involuntary […]

Regulators close small Tennessee bank

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 06:51

NEW YORK (AP) — Regulators are closing a small Tennessee bank, marking the second failure of a federally insured bank this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said that Trust Co. Bank of Memphis, Tennessee, was closed Friday, As of Dec. 31, Trust Co. Bank had about $20.7 million in total assets and $20.3 million […]

Regulators close small Tennessee bank

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 06:51

NEW YORK (AP) — Regulators are closing a small Tennessee bank, marking the second failure of a federally insured bank this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said that Trust Co. Bank of Memphis, Tennessee, was closed Friday, As of Dec. 31, Trust Co. Bank had about $20.7 million in total assets and $20.3 million […]

Business Highlights

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 06:35

___ Eurozone economy regains size of 2008 but remains shaky LONDON (AP) — The eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis. The 19-country currency union, which as a bloc is the world’s second-largest economy, enjoyed an unexpected acceleration in the first three months of the year, expanding […]

Business Highlights

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 06:35

___ Eurozone economy regains size of 2008 but remains shaky LONDON (AP) — The eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis. The 19-country currency union, which as a bloc is the world’s second-largest economy, enjoyed an unexpected acceleration in the first three months of the year, expanding […]

Review: Kindle Oasis aims at avid readers, is pricey for others

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/30/2016 - 06:31

The new Amazon e-reader is designed as a luxury purchase for die-hard readers, packing just a bit more in features than existing, lower-priced Kindle offerings.