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Utah police officer, suspect dead in gunfire exchange

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 07:22

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer was killed Sunday after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder said Unified police officer Douglas Barney was shot in the head shortly before 10 a.m. in the suburb of Holladay. He was taken to […]

Medina to pay fired cop $1.7 million

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 07:13

The city of Medina will pay $1.7 million to a former police lieutenant who the courts have found was wrongfully terminated in 2006 after making racially derogatory comments about the former police chief.

Recapping the Seattle Seahawks’ loss to the Carolina Panthers Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:56

Seattle Times staff reporter Bob Condotta recaps the Seahawks' 31-24 divisional playoff loss at Carolina on Sunday,

Jesse Jackson: Flint residents ‘betrayed’ in water crisis

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:55

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says Flint, Michigan, residents coping with a drinking water crisis “have been betrayed.” The civil rights leader told a crowd at a church Sunday in Flint that the full effect of the lead contamination of the city’s tap water is not yet known. He says there should […]

Cam Newton trashes ’12’ flag after Carolina Panthers victory over Seahawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:49

Cam Newton wanted nothing to do with this '12' flag after his Panther knocked off the Seahawks, 31-24, Sunday.

‘Making a Murderer’ filmmakers say they expected backlash

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:49

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The filmmakers behind Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” documentary say they expected a backlash that would lead people in the media to demonize Steven Avery, the Wisconsin man whose prosecution in the 2005 death of a woman formed the centerpiece of the 10-part series issued last month. Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, […]

Sharp exchanges expected in fourth Democratic primary debate

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:49

Charleston, S.C. (AP) — The Democratic primary field returns to the debate stage on Sunday night for the last matchup before the first round of voting next month, amid tightening poll numbers and an increasingly raucous race. With Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders gaining on longtime front-runner Hillary Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire, the debate […]

The Latest: Utah police officer, suspect dead

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:44

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The latest in a shooting that has left a Utah police officer and suspect dead and another officer injured (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A Utah police officer has died after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police. Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder says […]

US Embassy says several Americans missing in Iraq

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:33

BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy confirmed Sunday that “several” Americans have gone missing in Iraq, after local media reported that three Americans had been kidnapped in the Iraqi capital. U.S. Embassy spokesman Scott Bolz said, “We are working in full cooperation with Iraqi authorities to locate the missing Americans.” Bolz did not identify the […]

Florida student attends Nobel Prize event in Stockholm

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:23

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A university student and graduate of Episcopal School of Jacksonville was one of only 26 young people from 19 countries chosen to attend Nobel Prize Week in Stockholm. The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/1ZtPwVr ) reports 19-year-old Carly Crump spent nine days in Sweden in December, presenting a research project to about 1,000 […]

Teen accused of stealing student’s speech signed by Obama

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:04

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police say a student’s speech introducing President Barack Obama and autographed by the president was in a book bag stolen from her car. But Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says police arrested the alleged thief, found the bag in a trash bin, and returned the speech to Che’dra Joseph. […]

Bulls’ Noah future in doubt following left shoulder injury

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 06:03

CHICAGO (AP) — Joakim Noah likely has played his last game this season. Now the question is whether the two-time All-Star has played his last game for the Chicago Bulls. Noah dislocated his left shoulder Friday and will undergo surgery. The team estimates the recovery period at four to six months, which means his season […]

Seahawks’ offensive line struggles mightily in playoff loss to Panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:52

The offensive line has been the story all season, although the narrative has ebbed and flowed.

Seahawks show heart in second-half comeback vs. Panthers, but it’s no consolation in playoff loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:48

It’s no consolation for losing, but there’s something to be said for a team that always finds a way to come back like the Seahawks have done.

Grading the Seahawks: Early problems vs. Panthers bring marks down in all areas

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:37

The Seahawks earn C’s or lower in all three phases of the game in their 31-24 playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Seahawks’ season ends with playoff loss to Panthers as second-half rally falls short

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:35

Carolina held on for a 31-24 victory over the Seahawks, who were attempting to become the third team in NFL history to advance to three consecutive Super Bowls.

Panthers to meet Cardinals in NFC championship game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will host the NFC championship game for the first time after knocking out the two-time conference champion Seattle Seahawks 31-24 on Sunday. The top-seeded Panthers (16-1) will host the Arizona Cardinals next Sunday for a spot in the Super Bowl. The Cardinals (14-3) beat the […]

Judge from 1980s desegregation case found dead in law office

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:34

PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — A judge who made national headlines in the 1980s for defying a federal desegregation order has been found dead in his law office. The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/1WkFYfB ) that Pineville police say in a news release that the 83-year-old attorney, Richard “Dick” Lee, apparently died Friday from an accidental bullet […]

Panthers 31, Seahawks 24: Hawks will kick themselves for poor start in playoff loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:22

First impressions from the Seahawks' 31-24 divisional playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday in Charlotte, N.C.

Photos: Seahawks lose to the Panthers, 31-24

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 05:17

The Seattle Seahawks lost to the Carolina Panthers, 31-24, on Sunday in Charolette. With the loss the Seahawks are knocked out of the playoffs. The Seahawks couldn’t overcome the Panther’s 31 points scored in the first half.