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Rossi appointed to succeed late Sen. Andy Hill
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A former GOP state senator has been chosen to fill a Senate vacancy left by Sen. Andy Hill, who died of lung cancer in October....

Worker pleads guilty to snooping on emails for stock deals
SEATTLE (AP) -- A former information technology worker at Expedia Inc. pleaded guilty Monday to securities fraud after authorities said he used his access to the computers of top executives to rummage through their email, then made lucrative, illegal stock trades based on the inside information he discovered....

ACLU sues county for records about solitary confinement
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington state says it's suing Grays Harbor County for records related to its juvenile detention facility, following reports that a 15-year-old boy was placed in solitary confinement for eight days last spring....

Seattle suspect in March double homicide arrested
SEATTLE (AP) -- Authorities say a man wanted in connection with a double murder in Seattle's Pioneer Square has been arrested....

Driver shot by Juneau police released from hospital
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A man shot Saturday by a Juneau police officer has been released from a Seattle hospital....

Flights cancelled as forecast calls for more snow
SEATTLE (AP) -- Alaska Airlines canceled about two dozen flights into and out of Sea-Tac Airport as snow was in the forecast throughout the Seattle area....

Head of state ferry system retiring
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The head of the state ferry system is retiring....

Amazon Go store is checkout free
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is testing a grocery store model in Seattle that works without checkout lines....

Coast Guard begins hearing into vessel sinking
SEATTLE (AP) -- A Coast Guard hearing is beginning into the sinking of the fishing vessel Alaska Juris....

Appeals court overturns third-strike conviction
MONROE, Wash. (AP) -- The state Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a former state prison inmate who attacked a corrections officer in 2012....