CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s police union is raffling off a pistol and other items to benefit an officer who has been on restricted duty since he fatally shot an unarmed burglary suspect in March. The fundraiser is being held Aug. 8 for Alan Buford. He’s been on desk duty since March 19 and is barred […]
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said. The amount of THC, one of the active components of marijuana, in Bland’s […]
TOKYO (AP) — Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies. Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it sold 5.02 million vehicles in the first six months of this year, down 1.5 percent from the same period the […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three fugitives have been arrested and charged in connection with a firebombing that killed three teenagers at a tire shop in April. Prosecutors announced Monday that 20-year-old German Monrreal, 20-year-old Estevan Castillo and 19-year-old Mario Godina were arrested in Mexico and returned to Los Angeles on Sunday. They’re being held without […]
BAGHDAD (AP) — In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group. This is summer camp in Iraq, set up by the country’s largest paramilitary force after Iraq’s top Shiite cleric issued an edict calling […]
LONDON (AP) — A member of the upper chamber of Britain’s Parliament quit Tuesday, apologizing for causing “pain and embarrassment” after he was filmed allegedly snorting cocaine during sessions with sex workers. John Sewel — whose title is Lord Sewel — caved in to pressure, telling parliamentary officials he was “terminating my membership of the […]
The Washington State Patrol is considering an increase in class sizes at the academy in Shelton to combat a shortage of troopers.
Depending on blood test results, Washington State Patrol says the Wapato driver involved in a fatal crash near Toppenish could face criminal charges.
Readers rave about concert no-cannabis policy, rant about Lake City shooter
Snohomish County has agreed to pay $620,000 over the death of a severely allergic jail inmate who died after being served oatmeal that contained dairy.
The latest filings in the ongoing McCleary lawsuit were filed Monday, and now the justices will decide whether lawmakers made enough progress this session.
Small Seattle startup PushSpring raised $5 million in new venture funding to crunch data useful to mobile-app developers and advertisers.
Postgame videos of Lloyd McClendon and Carson Smith, notes, boxscore and reaction from the Mariners' 4-3 loss on Monday night in 10 innings.
Former Blanchet, UW player drives in winning run in 10th inning
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery. The State Department said Monday that labor abuses in the Southeast Asian country’s seafood sector are persistent, abusive and largely ignored by the government. Those abuses […]
After the USOC and Boston cut ties, CEO Scott Blackmun said the federation still wants to try to host the 2024 Summer Games. Speculation centers on Los Angeles.
The Milwaukee Lion, as it is now widely known, has captivated this city of 600,000 people, who seem to be alternately amused and panic-stricken by the creature in their midst.
Fresno reliever James Hoyt threw a pair of wild pitches, allowing the Rainiers to score two runs in the eighth inning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there. The FDA announced the partial ban Monday after cilantro imported from the state of Puebla was linked to 2013 and 2014 outbreaks of […]