Aggregated Washington State News Articles
- HomeStreet's board nominees re-elected after proxy battle
An activist investor, which opposed two director nominees, failed to obtain the legally required approval from the Seattle company's state bank regulator before launching its challenge.
American Banker. Sun, 27 May 2018 03:42:03 GMT.
- Man shot in foot in central Seattle gunfight
Witnesses called 911 on Saturday afternoon to report two men shooting at each other near 14th Avenue South and South Jackson Street.
Daniel Beekman. Seattle Times. Sat, 26 May 2018 18:41:44 -0700.
- Saucedo scores first goal of season, RSL tops Sounders 1-0
SEATTLE (AP) - Practice - and patience - finally paid off for Sebastian Saucedo.Saucedo launched a shot that found the upper right corner in the 61st ...
Daily Mail. Sun, 27 May 2018 01:40:43 +0100.
- Man stabbed in Capitol Hill melee after bars close
Even the victim of the stabbing on East Pike Street struggled with Seattle police officers, who eventually were able to apply a tourniquet and stop the arterial bleeding.
Erik Lacitis. Seattle Times. Sat, 26 May 2018 16:53:37 -0700.
- Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact
Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.
WDRB - Louisville, Kentucky. Sat, 26 May 2018 12:06:00 EDT.
- Mussels off Seattle coast test positive for opioids
Enough Seattle residents are now taking oxycodone for the chemicals they excrete to register in shellfish out in Puget Sound
CBS News. Sat, 26 May 2018 07:32:51 +0000.
- Major League Baseball notebook: Mariners deal for Colome, Span from Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays traded right-hander Alex Colome and outfielder Denard Span to the Seattle Mariners on Friday in exchange for minor league right-handers Andrew Moore and Tommy Romero.
Reuters. Fri, 25 May 2018 22:18:51 -0400.
- Rachel Dolezal, Who Pretended to Be Black, Is Charged With Welfare Fraud
She collected $8,850 in public assistance from Washington State from August 2015 to November 2017. Investigators said she misled the state about her income.
Matthew Haag. New York Times. Fri, 25 May 2018 22:49:45 GMT.
- Former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal
A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.
ABC News. Fri, 25 May 2018 17:56:15 UTC.
- Mussels test positive for opioids in Seattle's Puget Sound
"It's telling me there's a lot of people taking oxycodone in the Puget Sound area," a researcher says.
BBC News. Fri, 25 May 2018 17:02:42 GMT.
- Seattle Mussels Test Positive for Opioids
Why are scientists searching for drugs in shellfish?
Live Science. Fri, 25 May 2018 12:30:00 EDT.
- Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges
A once prominent Washington state civil rights leader who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud
ABC News. Fri, 25 May 2018 12:10:18 -0400.
- Amazon Echo records private conversation and sends to co-worker
Amazon is investigating after one of its Echo devices recorded a family's private conversation and sent it to a random contact. Gary Horcher of our Seattle affiliate KIRO-TV broke the story.
CBS News. Fri, 25 May 2018 12:33:35 +0000.
- Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax
Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.
Fox News. Fri, 25 May 2018 11:59:00 GMT.
In 2008, the estimated population of Washington was 6,549,224, whereas
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