AP-WA--Washington News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, WA
Good morning. Our news coverage plans Friday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.
SEATTLE — A team of whale experts has injected an ailing killer whale with antibiotics in a rare effort to save her. NOAA Fisheries says the international team reached 3½-year-old orca known as J50 Thursday in the waters near Washington state’s San Juan Island. By Phuong Le. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
OLYMPIA, Wash. —A progressive Democrat has edged into the second spot in the race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District, potentially setting up a November contest between two Democrats. DEVELOPING.
HOUSTON — Houston’s Gerrit Cole opposes Seattle’s Mike Leake when the Astros and Mariners continue a four-game series on Friday. Seattle won the opener 8-6. By Kristie Rieken. Starts at 7:10 p.m. CT.
—HIT-AND-RUN CYCLIST: A devastated family is pleading for help finding the driver who hit their mother while she was riding her bike.
—SWORD STABBING-ARREST: A Bremerton woman has been charged with second-degree assault after authorities say she stabbed her husband with a samurai sword.
—NIGHTCLUB RAID-SEATTLE: The state Liquor Control Board issued an emergency suspension of a Seattle nightclub’s liquor license.
—SHAKEN BABY-SENTENCE: A southern Washington state father who violently shook his infant son to get him to stop crying has been sentenced.
—DUI ARRESTS: Authorities say the number of intoxicated drivers arrested while children are in the car is rising in western Washington state.