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Suspect detained deadly California crime spree

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:21
Capping a daylong search, a suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within the span of an hour in the Los Angeles area has been taken into custody.

Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:16
Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400 people.

Michael Brown called 'little kid in big body'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:46
Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer-- an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.

White House aides to attend Michael Brown funeral

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:46
President Barack Obama is sending three White House aides to the funeral of Michael Brown, the young black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Among bevy of tailbacks at Washington, redshirt freshman Lavon Coleman could stand out

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:31
Coleman will be competing with three other backs to get the Huskies run game in tip-top shape.

Sounders earn dominant 4-2 victory at Portland

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:31
In intense game, Seattle returns to top spot in MLS.

South Korea beats Chicago to win Little League World Series title

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:46
South Korea beat Chicago 8-4 in the championship game of the Little League World Series. International teams have won four of the last five LLWS titles.

Missouri officer a steady voice amid the shouting in Ferguson

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:46
Capt. Ronald Johnson, of the Missouri Highway Patrol, has redefined leadership in crisis: equal parts police official, preacher, mediator and neighbor, unafraid to convey his inner conflict, unafraid to cry.

As conference ends, economists give clashing views

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:46
Most visitors to Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park are drawn to the peak that gave the park its name -- a 13,776-foot monolith that dominates the sweeping skyline.

Un-bee-lievable: 50,000 bees living in NYC ceiling

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:42
A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees.

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:42
The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.

Megan Rapinoe scores winner as Reign wins 2-1 to advance to NWSL championship match

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:35
After being roughed up and blanketed most of the game, Megan Rapinoe comes up with a steal and winning goal in the 82nd minute

California winemakers cleaning up after quake

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:33
Winemakers in California's storied Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles and barrels as a result of Sunday's earthquake.

Cristobal's pelting rains lash southeast Bahamas

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:31
Slow-moving Tropical Storm Cristobal lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall on Sunday, and one man died and two other people were earlier left missing when they were caught up by swollen rivers on the island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Sunday Memo: Gas prices are high ... Outrage at pooh smells ... Sounders to play Timbers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:28
Gas price here are higher than in other parts of the country. Duh. There are several factors. Find out what they are in this piece by Seattle Times business reporter Angel González.

Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams quarterback, to miss season because of knee injury

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:23
St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending knee injury in an exhibition game Saturday night.

Serena Williams resumes quest for 18th major title

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:16
Serena Williams will seek her 18th major title at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday.

Homeowners in wildfire country urged to take steps to trim risks

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:16
As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house survives or burns to the ground.