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Seahawks position review: Another strong year for the defense began with the line

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:48

Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril led another strong year for the Seahawks' defensive line.

Video shows Paris attackers committing earlier IS atrocities

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:48

PARIS (AP) — New video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows the extremists who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris committing atrocities in IS-controlled territory while plotting the slaughter in the French capital that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured. The group also threatened to attack Britain. The 17-minute […]

Photos of the Day: Jan. 24, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:39

Snow in New York, Narrensprung in Germany and more in Photos of the Day.

Warriors put 38-game home win streak on line against Spurs

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:09

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Even with that NBA-record 24-0 start, Stephen Curry and Co. can’t shake the San Antonio Spurs. Now, the defending champion Golden State Warriors finally get to face the team chasing them in the Western Conference in a Monday night showdown anticipated for months pitting the past two NBA title teams. “That’s […]

Clinton, Sanders take different lessons from Obama’s ’08 win

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:07

MARION, Iowa (AP) — To Bernie Sanders, President Barack Obama’s improbable victory in the 2008 Iowa caucuses was a testament to the power of an inspirational underdog. To Hillary Clinton, Obama’s win over her eight years ago proved the importance of a robust and refined political apparatus. The Democratic presidential candidates’ theories are driven in […]

Oregon murder suspect arrested after Washington carjacking, chase

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 06:04

Police responding to a report of a break-in and assault in Cougar, Wa., catch up to suspect in a Klamath Falls killing earlier this month

Police ID Yakima gunshot victim; suspect sought

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 05:51

A 47-year-old woman died after being shot Friday night. Yakima police said they are seeking a male suspect.

WSU Cougars’ Destiny Vaeao has a big game in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 05:16

Washington State defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao is considered an intriguing prospect with a lot of upside in this year's NFL draft, and Vaeao (6-foot-4, 298 pounds) likely upped his draft stock considerably after his performance in Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Gostkowski’s PAT streak ends at 523

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 05:14

DENVER (AP) — Stephen Gostkowski missed a PAT for the first time in nine years Sunday when he shanked the kick following Steven Jackson’s 1-yard touchdown run. Gostkowski had made an NFL-record 523 consecutive PATs. And he had made all 60 of his kicks in the playoffs. His big miss left the Broncos with a […]

Police officer dies after shoveling snow at Delaware home

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:55

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died of a heart attack he suffered after shoveling snow at his home in Delaware. Nicole Alston says her husband, 44-year-old Officer Vernon Alston, collapsed Saturday afternoon outside their home in Magnolia after he’d been shoveling snow for about an hour. She says he died within […]

Police officer dies after shoveling snow at Delaware home

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:55

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died of a heart attack he suffered after shoveling snow at his home in Delaware. Nicole Alston says her husband, 44-year-old Officer Vernon Alston, collapsed Saturday afternoon outside their home in Magnolia after he’d been shoveling snow for about an hour. She says he died within […]

1 dead after home invasion; homeowner had Craigslist ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:48

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — One man is dead after a Colorado homeowner selling an item on Craigslist was tied up during a home invasion, got free, grabbed a gun and shot a suspect. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says two men went to the home Sunday in response to the ad, but overpowered the homeowner […]

1 dead after home invasion; homeowner had Craigslist ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:48

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — One man is dead after a Colorado homeowner selling an item on Craigslist was tied up during a home invasion, got free, grabbed a gun and shot a suspect. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says two men went to the home Sunday in response to the ad, but overpowered the homeowner […]

Idaho horsemen say fight for instant betting isn’t over

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

Lawmakers repealed pari-mutuel betting terminals last year, resulting in a slow-death of industry

Idaho horsemen say fight for instant betting isn’t over

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

Lawmakers repealed pari-mutuel betting terminals last year, resulting in a slow-death of industry

No-guns policy to be enforced at forum over Oregon standoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they’ll strictly enforce a no-guns policy at a community meeting Monday over the standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge. Harney County Judge Steve Grasty said in a news release the meeting will be limited to 150 ticketed attendees, and it will be held at the county senior center — […]

No-guns policy to be enforced at forum over Oregon standoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:13

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they’ll strictly enforce a no-guns policy at a community meeting Monday over the standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge. Harney County Judge Steve Grasty said in a news release the meeting will be limited to 150 ticketed attendees, and it will be held at the county senior center — […]

Woman delivers healthy baby after ride on fire truck

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 04:08

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — Officials say a woman in labor who had to be taken to a hospital in a fire truck during Saturday’s blizzard has given birth to a baby girl. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer says paramedics were called to a home in Germantown on Saturday morning. The woman had […]

THE LATEST: Pats score, miss extra point as Broncos lead 7-6

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 03:49

The Latest from the NFL conference championship games Sunday. (All times EST) 3:50 p.m. BRONCOS 7, PATRIOTS 6 Steven Jackson scored from a yard out, but reliable kicker Stephen Gostkowski missed the extra point and the Broncos held a 7-6 in the AFC championship game after the first quarter. Jackson scored with 1:49 left in […]

Gas prices plunge 14 cents over past 2 weeks

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 03:46

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has plunged 14 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.91 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that with the latest decline the price is the lowest it’s been in seven years. Lundberg says the price drop may soon end as crude costs start […]