Gonzaga http://www.kplu.org en Zags deserve No.1 ranking; Seattle hosts Pac-12 women's tourney http://www.kplu.org/post/zags-deserve-no1-ranking-seattle-hosts-pac-12-womens-tourney <p>College basketball is big news in Washington right now. Gonzaga is the No. 1 team in the nation for the first time in school – and state – history.&nbsp;</p><p>The Husky and Cougar men are playing in the Pac-12 tournament this weekend in Las Vegas. And Seattle is hosting the Pac-12 women’s tournament.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel weighs in on it all.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 7924 at http://www.kplu.org Zags deserve No.1 ranking; Seattle hosts Pac-12 women's tourney Tuesday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-13 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>Report: Seattle Police Don&#39;t Abuse Use of Force</strong></li><li><strong>Supreme Court Sides With Local Peace Activist</strong></li><li><strong>Gonzaga Makes NCAA Field</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Seattle Police: Our Use of Force &quot;Rare&quot;</b></p><p>Seattle Police say the public&#39;s impression that officers are using more physical force is wrong. &nbsp;In fact, a new department report makes the case that use of force is rare. The SeattlePI.com&#39;s Casey McNerthny&nbsp;<a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/436707_police08.html">details &nbsp;a number of recent incidents</a> where officers have been under scrutiny for charges of excessive force. &nbsp;Still, the report:</p><p> Tue, 08 Mar 2011 14:52:42 +0000 KPLU News Staff 945 at http://www.kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines