college basketball http://kplu.org en Gonzaga aces first NCAA test; Huskies play tonight http://kplu.org/post/gonzaga-aces-first-ncaa-test-huskies-play-tonight <p>Gonzaga continued its late season win streak, roaring through its first game in the NCAA men&#39;s basketball tournament <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/budwithers/2014529219_withers18.html">with a solid win over St. John&#39;s</a>&nbsp;last night, 86-71. The Zags dominated in rebounding, and just about every other category, against their favored Big East conference opponent, writes The Seattle Times&#39; Bud Withers:</p> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:12:11 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1026 at http://kplu.org Gonzaga aces first NCAA test; Huskies play tonight Thursday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/thursday-mornings-headlines-12 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Pirates in Fatal Yacht Hijacking Indicted</strong></li><li><div><b>Arrest in Spokane&nbsp;MLK Day Bomb Plot</b></div><ul></ul></li><li><strong>State Details Patient Escape from Western State</strong></li><li><b>UW-WSU Meet Tonight in Pac-10 Championships</b></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Indictments in High Seas Hijacking, Murders</b></p><p>Fourteen men are charged today with the hijacking of a yacht on which four Americans - <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/us-military-seattle-couple-among-four-killed-somali-pirates">including a Seattle couple </a>- were shot to death.</p><p>The US Justice Department is holding the 13 Somalis and a man from Yemen in Norfolk, Virginia. They are expected to make a court appearance today, according to The Associated Press.</p><p> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 15:58:02 +0000 KPLU News Staff 965 at http://kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines Monday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/monday-mornings-headlines-10 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><b>Accused Monroe Killer Was Known Threat</b></li><li><b>Northwest Gas Prices Spike</b></li><li><strong>Union Claims Seattle School Board Knew About Troubles</strong></li><li><b>Pac 10 Tourney Pits UW vs. WSU</b><br />&nbsp;</li></ul><p><b>Scherf&nbsp;Was Long Considered Risk to Prison Staff</b></p><p>Byron Scherf, who confessed to murdering Monroe prison guard Jaime Biendl, <a href="http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20110306/NEWS01/703069897">was known to corrections officials</a> as a possible threat to staff for years, according to The Herald of Everett:</p><blockquote><p>&quot;Staff are concerned that his next victim could be a staff person,&quot; one corrections worker wrote June 1, 2001, in the running log state prison officials have kept on Scherf&#39;s behavior since the mid-1990s.&nbsp;</p></blockquote><p>Other observations made about the same time point out that&nbsp;Scherf:</p><p> Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:15:24 +0000 KPLU News Staff 938 at http://kplu.org Monday morning's headlines