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22 hours ago in Sports

No exaggeration, NBC Preakness ratings up over last year

The figures were released Tuesday by NBC, based on data from The Nielsen Company. The Preakness had a 5.8 rating and 14 share, up 5 percent from last year's race (5.5 rating, 13 share).

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22 hours ago in Local Sports

Moving on up: Unbeaten Sparks 2nd in AP WNBA power poll, Seattle Storm 9th

Sue Bird and the Storm are 1-and-2 so far this season.

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22 hours ago in Sports

Mark Sanchez a surprise participant in Broncos OTAs

The Super Bowl champs' new starting quarterback had been expected to miss the first week of workouts after a weight room mishap May 13.

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23 hours ago in Local Sports

former Seattle Mariner Carson Smith to undergo Tommy John surgery

The Red Sox announced that Smith, who arrived in Boston this offseason via a trade with Seattle, would undergo ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction Tuesday. The procedure was to be performed by Dr. David Altchek in New York.

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23 hours ago in Local Sports

‘Sonics Guy’ home robbed in Tacoma

"Sonics Guy" told the Seattle Times the stolen goods included a signed Lenny Wilkens jersey, four rings with the Sonics logo and a diamond gold ring, given to him by his late father.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Video gaming returns to TV with new league

Competitive video gaming returns to TV with the launch of a 10-week gaming league that will be broadcast on TBS.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Changes are coming to Twitter

User names and attachments - including photos and videos - will no longer count towards the length of a tweet, but the 140-character limit will stay.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Pink Panther’ star Burt Kwouk dies at 85

He also starred in numerous films, among them three James Bond movies including "Goldfinger."

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1 day ago in Local Sports

WIAA could implement state rankings system to determine playoff match-ups

County teams learn who they'll play at 1A state softball

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1 day ago in Local

A foundation’s Bellingham office gives a “Miracle” gift

Father and daughter hear each other clearly for the first time

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Watch Hank Azaria’s ‘Simpsons’ inspired commencement speech

"The Simpsons" star brings out some of his classic animated characters to address the graduates of Tufts University.

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1 day ago in Local

Click It or Ticket campaign is underway

More officers will be out enforcing the seat belt laws over the next few weeks just focusing intensely on making sure all drivers are secured in their vehicles.

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1 day ago in Sports

Congressman charges NFL with wrongdoing

A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.

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1 day ago in National

Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform

The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.

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1 day ago in Local

Closing costs for homes in Whatcom County among lowest in state

Financial technology firm Smart-Asset shows in a survey that the average closing costs here are the sixth lowest in the state.

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1 day ago in Sports

Tom Brady continues his fight with NFL

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its ruling reinstating his "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying the decision runs contrary to federal labor law.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

Tyler Perry moving to a farm

The actor and filmmaker is planning to turn his new home in Georgia into a farm after cashing in on the record-breaking sale of his Atlanta mansion.

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1 day ago in National

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

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1 day ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

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52 mins ago in Entertainment

Judge denies motion for new Gawker-Hulk Hogan trial

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A Florida judge has denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

1 hour ago in National

Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

3 hours ago in Local

Bothell high school teacher recovers after attack

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A Bothell high school teacher who was attacked in his classroom says he's recovering and hopes to return to the classroom as soon as possible.

3 hours ago in Local

Bellis Fair responds to complaints from Canadian shoppers about “at par” shopping

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Some Canadians are complaining about Bellis Fair Mall stores that didn't accept their dollar at par, despite a promotion saying they would.

3 hours ago in Local

Bodies of missing Arlington couple found near Oso

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Human remains are found near Oso where Snohomish County investigators believe Monique Patenaude and her husband, Patrick Shunn went missing last month.