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Deputy shoots man suspected of stalking outside WWE facility

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:59
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A deputy shot a man who authorities say was stalking a female wrestler outside a World Wrestling Entertainment training facility in central Florida. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said the man had life-threatening injuries after he was shot Monday, and he was undergoing surgery. The sheriff didn’t immediately identify the man. […]

‘Pigs in a blanket’ chant at Minnesota Fair riles police

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:59
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An organizer behind the Black Lives Matter weekend march outside the Minnesota State Fair stood by the group’s chant to fry police “like bacon,” saying Monday that law enforcement officials are cherry-picking a 30-second chant to take issue with an otherwise peaceful protest. Protesters were captured on camera yelling “pigs […]

President to take wilderness trip with Bear Grylls

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:43
NEW YORK (AP) — Survival expert Bear Grylls has bagged his biggest celebrity yet for a walk in the wilderness — President Barack Obama. NBC and the White House said Monday the president will meet with Grylls during his visit to Alaska to discuss climate change, then spend some time in the wilderness. NBC said […]

Attorney: Could deadly Marysville shooting have been prevented?

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:42
The attorney representing the families of five students shot by a classmate at Marysville-Pilchuck High School last fall said it “defies common sense” that nobody knew that the shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, was troubled.

Pregame notes and lineups: Ketel Marte out for a second straight game with mild hamstring strain

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:26
Ketel Marte was out early going through agility drills with trainer Rick Griffin and testing his hamstring. Marte suffered a minor strain in Saturday’s win and the hope was he would be able to play today. But the Mariners are being extra careful with the young shortstop. Brad Miller will get the start at shortstop […]

Murder charge dropped against Irish nanny in US girl’s death

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:25
BOSTON (AP) — A murder charge has been dropped against an Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in her care after a state medical examiner reversed a finding that the child’s death was a homicide caused by shaken baby syndrome, prosecutors announced Monday. Aisling Brady McCarthy, 37, was charged with killing Rehma Sabir […]

Seahawks trade Norwood, make other moves to get roster to 75

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 04:23
The Seahawks made a number of roster moves Monday to get to the 75-player limit by Tuesday's deadline.

Last of 3 candidates for med school dean position visits WSU

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:56
Dr. John Tomkowiak is the dean of the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Video: UW’s Pete Kwiatkowski, Elijah Qualls on matchup against No. 23 Boise State

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:54
Kwiatkowski, a member of Boise State's Hall of Fame, is expecting an emotional return to Boise on Friday.

Rep. Hunter leaving state House for early-learning job

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:48
Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Rep. Ross Hunter, D-Medina and chief Democratic budget writer, to direct the state’s Department of Early Learning.

Kansas man sentenced to 20 years for airport bomb plot

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:43
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who plotted a suicide bomb attack aimed at causing “maximum carnage” at a Wichita airport has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Terry L. Loewen apologized Monday during his sentencing to his family for the pain he had caused them. The 60-year-old Wichita man pleaded guilty in […]

What’s in 90 percent of seabirds’ guts? 1 word: Plastics

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as nine out of 10 of the world’s seabirds likely have pieces of plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. Previously, scientists figured about 29 percent of seabirds had swallowed plastic, based on older studies. An Australian team of scientists who have studied birds and marine debris for decades […]

State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department will release roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is now deemed classified. Department officials said the redacted information was classified in preparation for the public release of the emails and not identified as […]

Mocked artist gets nod of approval from Pats QB Tom Brady

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:29
NEW YORK (AP) — A courtroom artist who some Internet critics say made New England quarterback Tom Brady look like an aging cartoon villain has gotten a wave and a “thank you” from the superstar. Jane Rosenberg returned to Manhattan federal court Monday several weeks after her drawing at Brady’s first “Deflategate” hearing became a […]

Seahawks’ projected 53-man roster: Post-San Diego edition

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:15
Here is our latest attempt at projecting Seattle's final 53-man roster.

Thousands still in the dark after Saturday’s storm; crews scramble

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 03:13
More than 31,000 PSE customers remain without power after Saturday’s massive windstorm.

SPD Harbor Patrol rescues kayakers from wind-whipped Lake Union

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:52
A pair of Seattle police Harbor Patrol officers rescued kayakers who ran into trouble Sunday on the wind-whipped water of Lake Union.

Jeep recalling 206,668 Cherokee SUVs for wiper defect

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:48
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 206,668 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because the windshield wipers can stop working unexpectedly. Cherokees from the 2014 model year are affected. There are 158,671 in the U.S., 18,366 in Canada and 3,582 in Mexico. The rest were sold outside North America. Fiat Chrysler says static buildup may occur if […]

Wildfire battle is getting easier, but it’s far from over

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:39
Cooler, wetter weather is helping firefighters bring some of the state’s raging wildfires under control.

Last week’s wild ride hasn’t reached finish line

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 02:35
Two obvious forces behind the recent volatility are uncertainty over China and the Federal Reserve.