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A Seattle sign language interpreter wants to end police brutality against the deaf

A Seattle sign language interpreter says too many deaf people have been assaulted and arrested by police officers who didn't know they were deaf, and thought they were being defiant. So she is crossing the country, training police officers in 54 cities on basic sign language and reminding them to be aware of the deaf community.

Seattle police dispute reports staffing limiting north-end burglary investigations

The Seattle Police Department insists it's not turning a blind eye to burglaries in the north end, despite reports the north precinct is too short staffed to investigate most incidents.

Nurse plans to ease pain of saying goodbye with 'Ladybug House'

After 30 years holding the hands of parents and children as they say "I love you" one last time, a local nurse wants to make saying goodbye a little easier.

Repairing tiny, broken hearts

Hundreds of newborn babies with heart defects are about to take part in research headed by Seattle Children's Hospital that could change the way young cardiac patients are treated in the future.

Ron: Marshawn Lynch's lack of interest in fame is refreshing

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch gave a very rare 10-minute interview to 710 ESPN Seattle's "The Barbershop" on Monday. Listening to Lynch's comments about his shyness in the media, KIRO Radio's Ron Upshaw reflected on how rare it is in this day and age for someone to not be interested in fame.

Downtown Seattle hotel manager pushes for no-panhandling zone

A Seattle hotelier is pushing for a no-panhandling zone after being attacked downtown for the second time.

Using the 12th Man spirit to save lives in Zambia

World Vision is hoping "Flash Philanthropy" and the spirit of the 12th Man will help complete desperately needed medical facilities in Zambia.

Should Seattle Reign, Nike consider dropping Hope Solo over domestic violence charges?

While no Seattle football players have come up in the recent public debates about athletes and domestic violence, the Washington Post brought a Seattle soccer player into the conversation last week.

Spike in crime brings renewed focus to Capitol Hill

One of Seattle's most unique and vibrant communities has become the focus in recent weeks of increased efforts to combat a spike in violent crime.

Update: McKenzie making big improvements

McKenzie Harris couldn't feel her limbs after a New Year's Day car crash, but now this little girl is starting to move them on her own. And, just in time for her birthday!

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