Business in First Hill - Seattle, WA

Redfin is more than two years into what was once an experiment, buying homes from people, sprucing them up and then selling them, and it has learned some lessons along the way. “We felt more careful…

The peak homebuying season is upon us, but buyers and sellers taking a fresh look at the market will notice a much different landscape for real estate technology than just a year or two ago — and it’s just the beginning of the changes to come.

Seth Meyers and Lorne Michaels-produced comedy starring Glenn Howerton and Patton Oswalt will not return for a third season on NBC

ANAHEIM -- These days, the importance of the “win” for a starting pitcher has been devalued in some quarters around the game. That was not the case in the Rangers' clubhouse after a 4-3 victory over the Angels on Friday night.
The Rangers knew this one was important for starter

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Minister Joey Spann watched Friday as 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted of first-degree murder for killing one person and wounding seven others when he sprayed Spann's church and its congregants with bullets in 2017
It was hard for Spann to recognize in Samson the same young man who taught Vacation Bible School at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Nashville just years before, and who would sit up front with his cousins to hear Spann preach on Sundays.…

PULLMAN, Wash. — The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State.
DJ Rodman, a 6-foot-6 forward from San Juan Capistrano, California, is the latest player to join new coach Kyle Smith's team.
Rodman played two seasons at JSerra Catholic High School, where he averaged 24.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game as a senior.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin judge on Friday ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers
U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western District of Wisconsin granted a preliminary injunction sought by MillerCoors that temporarily stops Anheuser-Busch from using the words "corn…

Indiana: More than 300 people who ate at a Columbus, Indiana restaurant have been vaccinated after a food handler was diagnosed with hepatitis A. A clinic

Police arrested a suspect on Friday after one person was shot and killed in an Everett business district.

NEW YORK (AP) - Breanna Stewart will be a paid ambassador for the WNBA this season
The reigning MVP tore her right Achilles tendon while playing overseas this winter and because the league has no injury list for teams, the Seattle Storm suspended Stewart without pay to free up a roster spot.
The WNBA will pay Stewart in excess of the roughly $65,000 base salary she would have made with the Storm, agent Lindsay Kagawa Colas confirmed to the AP on Friday.

Dave Kaval, the Athletics’ president, has become the face of the franchise by campaigning for a new stadium. But not everyone is lining up behind him.

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A security lapse at a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files
First American Financial confirmed the problem Friday after it was reported by the blog Krebs On Security . A flaw in an internet application allowed anyone with a web browser to see the confidential data until First American blocked all outside access Friday. It's unclear if any of the exposed information was scooped up by…

Richard Hickey was last seen in the area of S. 40th Avenue and W. Nob Hill Boulevard in Yakima

Melvin Van Peebles’ Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song was a cinematic milestone; within weeks of its April 1971 release it became the most successful independent feature in American film history. Van Peebles financed, wrote, starred in, edited, produced and distributed the film. He composed the score himself and got a band of upstarts he met through his secretary to play his tunes for the soundtrack. That group…

James Holzhauer is just $455,000 shy of the amount Ken Jennings won in his 74-game streak. CreditCreditJeopardy Productions
May 24, 2019
James Holzhauer , the “Jeopardy!” contestant currently on a 27-game victory streak, passed $2 million in winnings in the episode that aired on Friday. Holzhauer is still about $455,000 behind Ken Jennings, who won $2.5 million* during his record streak of 74 victories in 2004…

Retired teacher Anne Schuessler decided to purchase Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) based on the uncertainty of the future. “I just wasn’t sure of what’s ahead for me and I felt this was kind of a safety net,” says 66-year-old Schuessler, who lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “My children live far away. If I needed some extra help, I could get it without having to bother my children.”
Schuessler can’t know if she’ll ever need long-term care, but she does know her LTCI…

EVERETT - Everett Police say a 59 year-old Arlington man killed his ex-wife at her work Friday morning.
About two hours later multiple officers ended up in a gun battle with the murder suspect.
The two separate crime scenes in Everett leading to a multi-agency investigation.
“Domestic violences are very dangerous in general,” Deputy Chief John DeRouss with Everett Police said.

ANTIBES, France (AP) — A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle designed by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction. Model Olivia Culpo poses for photographers upon arrival at the amfAR, Cinema Against AIDS, benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 72nd international Cannes film festival, in Cap d'Antibes, southern France, Thursday, May 23, 2019.

 Marriage and family legal problems such as divorce, custody battles, alimony, adoption, child support, parenting plans, prenuptial agreements, and complex asset circumstances can cause a great...

Most snails are righties. Now scientists have found genes that make some of them born with shells coiling the other way.

CALCASIEU PARISH, La. – Two Texas men died in a failed attempt to clear a gap in a Louisiana drawbridge with their car Friday morning, according to state police.
Officials have identified the men as Alejandro Cazares, 23, of McAllen, and Roberto Alejandro Moreno, 32, of Edinburg.
A witness told investigators that the drawbridge was raised to let a boat pass below the Black Bayou Bridge around 2:00 a.m. when a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze pulled up to the gate arm and paused.