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  • Panthers beat Seahawks 31-24, reach NFC title game

    January 17, 2016 3:51 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N. C. - The two best teams in the NFC will play for a spot in the Super Bowl. Cam Newton, with the help of Jonathan Stewart, led the Carolina Panthers to a huge halftime lead, then hung on for 31-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. The... more »
  • Seattle to decide whether to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize

    December 13, 2015 2:51 PM

    SEATTLE - Seattle may soon become the first city to let drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft collectively bargain over pay and working conditions, a move opposed by the companies and one seen as a test case for the changing 21st century workforce. The city council is... more »
  • Former SLU Lion Wade Miley traded to Mariners

    December 7, 2015 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Southeastern Louisiana University standout Wade Miley will play for his third MLB team in 2016. The left-hander was traded to the Seattle Mariners Monday afternoon. In 2015, Miley's first and only season with the Boston Red Sox, the southpaw had a rough April, but rebounded... more »
  • Number of people in latest E. coli outbreak expected to grow

    November 25, 2015 4:02 PM

    SEATTLE - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves. The agency said Wednesday the spread... more »
  • Amazon opens its first brick-and-mortar bookstore

    November 3, 2015 1:49 PM

    SEATTLE - Online retail giant Amazon has opened its first brick-and-mortar retail bookstore two decades after it began selling books over the Internet. The company says the Seattle store will be a physical extension of its website, combining the benefits of online and traditional book shopping. Prices at... more »
  • 4 killed, 12 critically injured in Seattle crash

    September 24, 2015 4:21 PM

    SEATTLE - The Seattle fire chief says four people died at the scene of a crash involving a charter bus, an amphibious tour vehicle and two passenger cars. Chief Harold Scoggins said at a news conference Thursday that 12 were critically injured, higher than previously reported. Many others received... more »
  • Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

    May 14, 2015 5:57 PM

    SEATTLE - A 400-foot-long Arctic oil drilling rig pulled by tugs has arrived in Seattle waters despite environmentalists' protests and the city's opposition to letting it dock here. The Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrived in Seattle waters Thursday afternoon and was headed to Terminal 5. The Polar Pioneer is one... more »
  • Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

    April 15, 2015 10:28 AM

    SEATTLE - For some companies, Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law isn't doing enough to help workers. The CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle-based company that processes credit-card payments, told his employees this week that he was taking a pay cut so they would earn a base wage of $70,000.... more »
  • Jimmy Graham traded to Seattle

    March 10, 2015 3:34 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a trade that will send Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seattle Seahawks. According to ESPN , the Saints will trade Graham to the Seahawks for center, Max Unger, and multiple draft picks. At least one... more »
  • Super matchup: Seahawks face Patriots for NFL championship

    January 19, 2015 1:59 AM

    For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady's New England Patriots. In an enticing matchup pitting the defending champions against the dominant NFL franchise of the 2000s,... more »
  • Wilson, Seahawks close in on NFC West title

    December 22, 2014 2:05 AM

    GLENDALE, AZ - Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Seattle set a franchise record with 596 yards of offense and the streaking Seahawks closed in on another NFC West title with a 35-6 romp over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night. Seattle (11-4) moved into a... more »
  • Seattle company bringing more tech jobs to BR

    December 16, 2014 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Seattle software testing company announced plans Tuesday to relocate from Seattle to the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge. Qalytics's move will create 34 new permanent jobs at the tech park with an average salary of $27,000. Louisiana Economic Development estimates it will also create... more »
  • In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

    November 25, 2014 12:49 PM

    SEATTLE - As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray pardoned a soybean-based roast Friday, The Seattle Times reported this week. Spokesman Jason Kelly says Murray posed with the tofu turkey at City Hall to draw attention to hunger in... more »
  • Police: 3 family members dead in Seattle shooting

    October 28, 2014 4:36 AM

    SEATTLE, WA - Police say a man shot and killed his adult daughter and teenage granddaughter in their South Seattle home before turning the gun on himself. The man's 10-year-old grandson was not harmed, and phoned 911 to report last night's shooting. The child said his grandfather had waved a... more »
  • Police: Student gunman died of self-inflicted shot

    October 24, 2014 3:19 PM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - Police in Washington state say the student who opened fire in a high school cafeteria died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials say one other person died and four others were wounded in the attack on Friday at Marysville Pilchuck High School, located about 30 miles north... more »
  • Wilson leads penalty-prone Seahawks by Skins 27-17

    October 7, 2014 3:08 AM

    LANDOVER, MD - Russell Wilson rushed for a career-high 122 yards and a touchdown Monday night, and the Seattle Seahawks overcame more than a dozen penalties - including three that wiped out apparent touchdowns by Percy Harvin - in a 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins. Wilson completed 18 of... more »
  • Seattle man sentenced in child porn network

    October 2, 2014 11:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors say a Seattle man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for downloading videos of underage boys performing sex acts from websites that were part of an online child pornography ring run out of Louisiana. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says Nicholas Saine is... more »
  • Angry over "Angry Birds"

    August 5, 2014 7:42 PM

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON- An artist who designed a line of toys for pets called "Angry Birds" sued the company that sold them because she claims she got cheated out of millions. Juli Adams says she reached a deal with a company in Finland that makes the popular video game with... more »
  • Naked Seattle intruder recites Scripture in home

    July 9, 2014 11:09 AM

    SEATTLE - It was little comfort to the residents of a Seattle home along Lake Washington when the naked man who crashed through their front door began loudly reciting Scripture. Police say a woman in the home called 911 at about 2 a.m. Tuesday while her husband grabbed a baseball... more »
  • Police: Soccer star Hope Solo arrested in assault

    June 21, 2014 12:13 PM

    KIRKLAND, Wash. - Police say U.S. women's soccer star Hope Solo has been arrested at a suburban Seattle home for assaulting her sister and nephew. Officers say they responded just before 1 a.m. Saturday, after receiving a 911 call that a woman at the Kirkland residence was hitting people. Police... more »
  • Amazon unveils its entry into the smartphone fray

    June 18, 2014 3:44 PM

    SEATTLE - The company that introduced the Kindle announced on Wednesday that they are planning to tackle the smartphone market with a new device called the Amazon Fire Phone. Amazon has dropped hints about the device on the web, but they officially unveiled the Fire Phone around noon at... more »
  • Marching through a record-breaking rainfall in Seattle

    April 1, 2014 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As reported in the media, there's no question that rainfall totals in the month of March for western Washington were high. Many locations throughout the state flirted with record rainfall, if not completely shattering prior records. This is what helped initiate the terrible mudslide in the town... more »
  • News helicopter crashes near Space Needle; 2 dead

    March 18, 2014 10:14 AM

    SEATTLE - A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames near Seattle's Space Needle, killing two people on board and badly injuring a man in a car. The chopper was taking off from the KOMO-TV station Tuesday morning when it went down on Broad Street and hit... more »
  • Seattle Dominates Denver in Super Bowl XLVIII Win

    February 2, 2014 10:03 PM

    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The Denver Broncos came into Super Bowl 48 touting the top-ranked offense in the league, but they were shut down at every turn by Seattle's dominant defense, as the Seahawks won in a rout 43-8 on Sunday night. In a season in which Broncos... more »
  • Saints fall to Seahawks in NFC Playoffs, 23-15

    January 11, 2014 3:41 PM

    SEATTLE - Seattle got on the scoreboard early and often in the first half, riding three Steven Hauschka field goals and a Marshawn Lynch 15-yard touchdown scamper to a 16-0 halftime lead - and eventually finished New Orleans' comeback chances with a 23-15 win. The Saints could never fully... more »
  • Saints ready for physical road test Play Video

    January 9, 2014 10:09 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints got out-toughed in their last game in Seattle, a 34-7 loss in early December. What did the Saints learn? The Seahawks are going to play bump-and-run coverage at the line of scrimmage with the Saints receivers. The key to beating the... more »
  • Seahawks RB Lynch fined by league

    January 5, 2014 6:47 PM

    The NFL has fined Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $50,000 for violating the league's media policy. Lynch stepped in front of a camera Friday and spoke for less than 90 seconds. It was his first time taking questions from the media all season, having politely declined every previous time.... more »
  • Seahawks fans register quake during Saints game

    December 4, 2013 6:20 AM

    SEATTLE- Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night's matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various points in the game. A magnitude 1 or 2 quake was recorded during Michael Bennett's 22-yard fumble return for a touchdown. The game registered on nearby seismic... more »
  • Bridge fails, falls into river with vehicles and people

    May 23, 2013 10:11 PM

    NEAR SEATTLE, Wash.- Cars and people are reportedly in the water after a bridge over a river collapsed Thursday evening. An unknown number of people were injured when the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River apparently failed. Authorities said the bridge fell sometime before 7 p.m. (Washington... more »
  • Flynn eager for new beginning in Oakland

    April 2, 2013 4:44 PM

    ALAMEDA, Ca. - Going from a playoff contending team in Seattle to the rebuilding project in Oakland doesn't seem to bother Matt Flynn much. If anything, the Raiders' new quarterback is embracing his new surroundings - and his new role. With Carson Palmer having been traded to Arizona in a... more »
  • Raiders acquire former LSU QB Matt Flynn from Seahawks

    April 1, 2013 1:04 PM

    ALAMEDA, Ca. - The Oakland Raiders have traded for Seattle backup quarterback Matt Flynn in the team's latest change at the game's most important position. The deal announced by the Seahawks on Monday signals the end to Carson Palmer's tenure in Oakland. Palmer is expected to be dealt to Arizona.... more »
  • Actor Jim Nabors marries male partner in Seattle

    January 30, 2013 11:00 AM

    HONOLULU - The actor best known for playing the TV character Gomer Pyle in the 1960s has married his male partner of 38 years. Hawaii News Now reports Jim Nabors and his partner, Stan Cadwallader, traveled from their Honolulu home to Seattle to be married Jan. 15. Gay marriage became... more »
  • Final 8 are set in NFL playoffs

    January 7, 2013 10:29 AM

    UNDATED - Following yesterday's victories by the Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks, the final eight in the NFL playoffs are set. Here are the matchups for next weekend. The Ravens, who delayed the retirement of their 17-year veteran linebacker Ray Lewis with a 24-9 victory over Indianapolis yesterday, now travel... more »

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