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Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:51

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Federal judge throws out case against Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force on Indian man.

State must manually process 4,200 refunds to businesses

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:47

The computer problem partly responsible for a Renton business owner’s almost yearlong quest for his tax refund is affecting other businesses.

Seahawks offensive line Tom Cable: ‘We are different than we were then, they are different than they were then’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:12

Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable says past may not necessarily be prologue when the Seahawks meet the Panthers Sunday in Charlotte.

Did Richard Sherman’s near block force Vikings to rush missed kick in wild-card loss to Seahawks?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:11

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan thinks Walsh might have quickened his pace a little after Sherman had come close to blocking a 47-yarder by Walsh in the third quarter.

Teachers, state workers describe teen who killed family

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:10

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A state worker at a residential treatment center for juveniles on Wednesday described the New Mexico teenager who shot and killed five family members in 2013 as having matured into a role model for other troubled boys at the facility. Meanwhile, one of 18-year-old Nehemiah Griego’s teachers said he was a […]

Seahawks’ Luke Willson feels ‘pretty solid,’ eyes return vs. Panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:05

Seahawks' Luke Willson eyes return vs. Panthers

Pneumonia ends DeAndre Jordan’s streak of 360 straight games

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 11:00

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has been scratched Wednesday night against Miami because of pneumonia, ending the NBA’s longest active consecutive games streak at 360. Jordan last missed a game on March 23, 2011, after being diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia. The eight-year veteran has been sick for […]

Lululemon’s ‘naked’ yoga pants are by design this time

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:58

Lululemon’s CEO has cut waste and rebuilt customer trust after yoga pants were recalled for becoming sheer when the wearer bent over. Now he’s staking the company’s future on innovation, including pants that make women feel naked when they wear them.

Breaking down the latest on Marshawn Lynch and other Seahawks’ personnel news

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:50

Seattle Times staff reporter Bob Condotta breaks down the latest news from Seahawks' camp on Wednesday.

Full time beats part time in study of community-college success

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:43

A new report shows that South King County students who go to community colleges are far more likely to finish their degrees if they enroll full time.

Irishman sentenced to prison for rhinoceros horn trafficking

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:37

WACO, Texas (AP) — An Irishman has been sentenced to one year in federal prison after pleading guilty in Texas to illegal trafficking in rhinoceros horns. Patrick Sheridan was arrested in January 2015 in Holyhead, Wales, on an indictment returned in May 2014 by a federal grand jury in Waco. It charged that he and […]

Suspect detained in death of US woman in Florence

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:27

MILAN (AP) — A Senegalese immigrant was detained Wednesday in the strangulation death of a 35-year-old American woman, just hours after crime scene investigators returned to her Florence apartment to search for clues identifying her killer. Ashley Olsen was found nude on her bed in her rented apartment on Saturday after her boyfriend had the […]

Seahawks’ Jon Ryan sees the humor in his relationship with fiancee and comedian Sarah Colonna

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:12

Humor, especially the self-deprecating kind, has come to define how Ryan has dealt with almost everything during a Seahawks career that ranks as the second-longest tenure among current players.

Russia sending arms to Afghan forces in bid to expand role

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 10:05

Russia is concerned that extremist factions in Afghanistan could increasingly spill over the northern borders into former Soviet Central Asian countries where Russia has a major military presence.

NCAA gives more flexibility to players who want to enter NBA draft

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 09:57

Underclassmen who are unsure about their NBA draft status will now have a better idea of where they stand.

Winter salmon season in northern Sound reopens and should feature decent action

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 09:56

Salmon fishing in Marine Catch Area 9 opens Saturday and will run its course and go through April 15, according to Ryan Lothrop, the state Fish and Wildlife Puget Sound recreational salmon manager.

Freefall in MLS draft worked out well for Sounders’ Cristian Roldan

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 09:52

Roldan was a projected top-five pick out of the University of Washington but dropped to No. 16 overall, where the Sounders traded up to select him.

Amber Alert: 20 years after abduction, girl’s family reflects on her legacy

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 09:44

Nine-year-old Amber Hagerman’s abduction and slaying 20 years ago gave rise to the Amber Alert system, which has been credited with saving almost 800 missing or abducted children across the country. Her killer has never been found.

UW men’s basketball embraces #YOUmeWe, puts unbeaten Pac-12 record on the line at Arizona

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 09:36

It’s more than a hashtag. UW assistant Will Conroy came up with #YOUmeWe in hopes of fostering a family atmosphere that had been prevalent on his UW teams in the early 2000s. No one is suggesting UW’s resurgence is the result of a catchy phrase, but they are off to an 11-4 start.