COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer in Ohio is suing the city of Columbus and department administrators claiming nude photos of her were illegally obtained and improperly shared among officers during an internal investigation. Media outlets report Tricia Zimmerman admits she sent nude photos to her boyfriend, Columbus Officer Jeffrey Lazar. She says the […]
A Shoreline mother adopted two babies abandoned at birth. Amid reports of an Everett newborn discarded in a dumpster last weekend, her family calls on desperate women to surrender infants in safer places, anonymously, under the state’s Safe Haven law.
Add another first to Washington’s historic march to the Final Four. UW junior guard Kelsey Plum on Saturday became the first WBCA All-American in UW history, one of 10 player selected to what is considered most prestigious All-America team in the women’s game.
UW’s eight, with sophomore Rielly Milne at coxswain and junior Philip Walczak serving as stroke, rallied to win by roughly a half-boat length, 5:39.290 to 5:40.648, on a cool, overcast morning with calm water and a modest quartering headwind.
MILL HALL, Pa. (AP) — A delivery truck driver who crashed into a horse and buggy in Pennsylvania last summer killing a woman and 9-year-old boy has pleaded guilty and paid nearly $800 in fines. Prosecutors say an investigation found vehicular homicide charges weren’t warranted. Fifty-five-year-old Sherry Croak of Lock Haven originally sought a trial […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists smoked marijuana outside the White House to send their message that the drug shouldn’t be considered dangerous. Protesters planned to display a 51-foot-long inflatable “joint” at Saturday’s demonstration. However, protest organizer Adam Eidinger said the Secret Service wouldn’t allow it, citing security concerns. Possession of up to 2 ounces of pot […]
What’s “sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander” comes to mind following the leading Republican candidate’s statement that women should be punished for abortions [“Trump backtracks on question of punishing women for abortion,” Nation & World, March 31]. Women would not be facing a soul-wrenching problem if not for the men who made […]
The IF4 Fly-Fishing Film Festival and Fundraiser is 7 p.m. on April 7 at Tini Bigs and Hula Hula in downtown Seattle, which benefits the Puget Sound Keepers Alliance and the Wild Steelhead Coalition. There will be more than 200 items for the raffle including Rods from Sage, G-Loomis, Echo and Redington. Bags from Simms, […]
It seems strange that so few of my fellow TV binge-watchers have submitted to the fascinating Norwegian political thriller “Occupied.” Friends, this is eight hours of your life you won’t mind not getting back. In the story, an idealistic Norwegian prime minister stops his country’s huge oil production in the name of confronting climate change. […]
One of the most fascinating aspects of my recent trip to Rojava, the Kurdish region of Syria, was its leaders’ focus on empowering women. The failure of many Mideast nations to let women play a major role in politics and society has severely impeded their development. At the farthest extremes, Saudi Arabia treats women like […]