The Free Methodist Church said in a statement on its website that it received a report Monday morning that the Rev. Phyllis Sortor, of Seattle, had been kidnapped from the Hope Academy compound in Nigeria.
Former Sonic and North Carolina star has had many of his longtime basketball friends die recently, notably Tar Heels coach Dean Smith and former rival and teammate Jerome Kersey.
Oft-injured Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose has a medial meniscus tear of his right knee and will require surgery. It is the same medial meniscus Rose, the league MVP in 2011, tore in November 2013.
The artist of Native American murals in North Seattle says he will begin restoration Wednesday, and he invited people to stop by and help.
Miami outfielder Giancarlo Stanton led the National League with 37 home runs. The Marlins gave him a record $325 million, 13-year contract, and all they want for their investment is more of the same production they have been getting from him.
The 2013 MLS champions lost seven of their final 10 regular-season matches and were dumped out of the playoffs by the New York Red Bulls in the play-in round.
It’s been a season of streaks for the UW men’s basketball team: 11 wins to open the season, then four straight losses, followed by three straight wins before a seven-game losing streak hit. The Huskies look to build on Sunday’s win over WSU on Wednesday at UCLA.
The All-Star second baseman isn’t afraid to say what so many people also think: “We got a chance this year.”
Police say a man who tried to flee the scene of a burglary on an orange bike inadvertently led police to a chop shop for stolen cars in South Park.
For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.
Seattle politics are being shaken like a rug at spring cleaning. In the last month, three City Council members — Nick Licata, Tom Rasmussen and Sally Clark — with a collective 38 years in office called it quits. An astonishing 28 candidates have filed to take their spots and to challenge
The city of Bellevue will consider four law-enforcement veterans, all from out of state, as its second search for a new chief nears an end. The finalists will meet the public from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at City Hall.
Observations at Starbucks backed up in the laboratory, researchers report in scientific journal.
A blanket U.S. State Department warning against travel to Kenya’s coast could, ironically, help fuel violence.
More school districts in Washington could pass bond measures for much-needed buildings and facilities if the Legislature lowers the approval threshold for bond measures from 60 percent to a simple majority.
The ban on smoking in airplanes began 25 years ago, and flight attendants tell what it was like on smoke-filled planes.
Boeing has lined up buyers for 10 of the early, overweight 787 Dreamliners whose years in storage made them emblems of the jet’s factory woes and a drag on profit, people with knowledge of the plans said.
After receiving a deluge of more than 60,000 envelopes seeking tickets for three nights at Soldier Field on the Fourth of July weekend, the band’s ticketing office announced Tuesday that Deadheads have only a 1 in 10 chance that their requests will be honored.