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Woman, 2 children found dead in North Carolina home

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:38

LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say deputies have found a woman and two small children dead inside home while conducting a welfare check. WTVD reports (http://abc11.tv/1Xdtj09 ) the bodies were discovered by Harnett County deputies about 4 p.m. Friday in Lillington after a neighbor called authorities. Deputies found a 35-year-old woman and her […]

How 800 Washington state investors wound up in the Panama Papers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:34

The Jenkinses of Federal Way are among nearly 800 Washington state investors named in the Panama Papers, the leak of 11.5 million secret documents that exposes offshore accounts.

Mariners have league leader in RBI: Robinson Cano

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:33

There isn’t just one reason why Robinson Cano went into Friday leading the American League in runs batted in with 30 and the next closest player had 24.

Plans for Trump rally in Western Washington get chilly reception

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:27

As supporters of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump readied to cheer at Saturday rallies in Spokane and Whatcom County, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, and other critics gathered Friday to denounce the candidate.

Storm causes flash flooding in Central, Southern California

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:21

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spring storm sweeping across Central and Southern California has sent water and mud flowing into one of the state’s main freeways and flooded some city streets. The California Highway Patrol shut down Interstate 5 just north of Los Angeles on Friday afternoon due to flash flooding, causing a traffic backup. […]

African-American paper denied credentials to Spokane Trump event

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:16

The paper, Black Lens, is published monthly and has a circulation of 1,000.

Astros snap Mariners’ four-game winning streak

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:13

It was a different type of neck irritant that helped snap Seattle’s four-game winning streak in a 6-3 loss to the Astros on Friday night.

LEADING OFF: Hammel tries to top Nats for 10th straight time

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 11:02

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Saturday: ___ HAM IT UP Cubs righty Jason Hammel is 9-0 in 11 career starts vs. Washington. He’ll try to add to his streak when he faces the Nationals at Wrigley Field. Most Read StoriesThe hidden homeless: families in the suburbsHome prices charge ahead, driving some […]

McBoatface fans officially ignored: Ship named for David Attenborough

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:57

The initial suggestion to name a polar research ship Boaty McBoatface took off: A Twitter account was created; a train was called Trainy McTrainface for a day; and even Cheesy McCheeseface surfaced online.

Scandal-ridden Malaysian leader seeks big win in state polls

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:51

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Scandal-ridden Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is seeking a big win for his ruling coalition in elections Saturday in the country’s biggest state, in the hopes of staving off corruption allegations threatening his rule. More than 1.1 million people in Sarawak state on Borneo island are voting for 82 lawmakers […]

A look at the Seahawks’ final list of 13 undrafted free agent signees

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:32

Here's a updated look at the Seahawks' official list of 13 undrafted free agent signees.

Soviet-made plane crashes near Southern California homes

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:21

HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — A small Soviet-made plane has crashed in Southern California, but the two people aboard escaped with minor injuries. Mike Mohler of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the pilot and a passenger got out of the plane on their own after crashing in Highland, about 70 miles east […]

Trevone Boykin, Vernon Adams eye job as backup to Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:18

Both share similarities with Wilson, a big reason the Seahawks were interested in bringing them to Seattle, coach Pete Carroll said after the team’s first of three rookie minicamp practices.

Seattle’s electronics recycler loses certification

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:16

Seattle officials are reviewing the city’s contract with a Sodo-based electronic-waste recycling company after the firm was caught exporting television monitors containing hazardous material.

Skyline tops Mount Si, 6-3, in 20-inning game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:13

What a wacky week in high school baseball. Noah Souza’s game-winning RBI single for Skyline finished off a 4-hour, 20-inning game against Mount Si on Wednesday and, on Thursday, Garfield beat Rainier Beach, 42-0.

Students forced to step in where adults failed at Garfield High

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:10

Due to adults behaving badly, Garfield High School in Seattle hasn’t had a choir director for seven of the past 12 school months. So the kids started teaching the classes themselves.

Sounders’ Cristian Roldan stays in comfort zone at house with ex-UW Huskies teammates

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:55

The college house Roldan and his buddies share near the U District has a quality recognizable to anybody who has called one home: The feeling of being inside a protective bubble, outside concerns taking a back seat to that night’s session of Wii Golf.

Alabama chief justice faces ouster after gay marriage fight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:54

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore — ousted from office more than a decade ago over a Ten Commandments display — now faces removal from the bench over his effort to block gay marriage from coming to Alabama after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. The Alabama Judicial Inquiry […]

Boaters, spectators set up for Opening Day of boating season

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:33

The sun shone Friday as people prepared for Opening Day of boating season.

Top basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr.’s father lands assistant job at Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 09:27

Micheal Porter Jr. and his brother Jontay reportedly will finish high school in Seattle.