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Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross
Dave Ross and Colleen O'Brien get you connected first thing in the morning. They tell you what happened while you were sleeping, how are stories developing and what you can expect when you walk out your front door.
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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Miss work - watch soccer
United States soccer coach Juergen Klinsmann's hand-written letter to employers excuses employees for taking the day off to watch today's match between Germany and the US.You remember the story of Linda and Michael Mastro -- the real estate developers in Medina indicted on 43 counts of bankruptcy fraud when their business failed. We're learning what she bought with the money.
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Is Compton’s Crew doing more harm than good?
Four months after the shocking murder of Mike Compton, the town of Orting, Washington is divided. Immediately after the killing, his friend Chris Hopfauf started a citizen's patrol group. They call it "Compton's Crew," and they patrol the streets of Orting at all hours. At this point, divided is the best way to describe Orting.
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Police chief rejects "no questions asked" gun surrender event
Tacoma's police chief rejects the "no questions asked" approach to some gun surrender programs, calling it a free pass for criminals.
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Update on "Compton's Crew" and Choke Points
Colleen went on a ride-along with the controversial patrol group in Orting called "Compton's Crew." Choke Points: Chris spoke with the man in charge of timing traffic lights.
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Orting's 'Compton's Crew' feels the backlash but refuses to back down
In February, the murder of long-time Orting citizen Mike Compton shook the small town's sense of safety. What followed was a citizen uprising. The community rallied behind Compton's Crew in its infancy. But then, for many, as stories began to surface of alleged profiling and false reporting, the line between citizen patrol and law enforcement began to blur and the backlash began.
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Orting's 'Compton's Crew' trying to clean up crime after friend's death
Orting is a place where you're either born and raised - and stay - or you move there to raise your kids. By all accounts, the town of 7,000 has enjoyed 125 years as a peaceful community. That was until this past February, when the murder of one of their own stripped the town of its blissful innocence.
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Russell Wilson, Kasey Kahne: You can find time to volunteer
Volunteerism in America reached its lowest rate in 10 years in 2013. Just about a quarter of Americans make time to give back to their communities. A lot of people would like to volunteer, but they say they can't fit it into their schedules. But if these guys can find the time, so can you.
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Volunteer like Russell
Colleen follows up on Compton's Crew, the neighborhood watch group in Orting. Chris Sullivan say down with Russell Wilson and Kasey Kahne to talk about volunteering.
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Monday, June 23, 2014
Soccer “Goal Off” contest between Dave and Colleen
How the greatest announcers around the world freak out over a goal in soccer. Dave Ross and Colleen O'Brien, from KIRO Radio have a “goal off” to see who can scream “GOALLLLL” for the longest amount of time without passing out.
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Sherman puts down a challenge, Hawks fan picks it up
When Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was named as the cover boy for the new NFL Madden game, he laid down a challenge. "I've been trying to get the Legion of Boom on the cover, and E.A.'s been fighting me. So if anybody wants to start a petition to get the Legion of Boom on the cover here it is, here's an open invitation," he said. One member of the 12th Man answered the call.
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Why people are investing in the Yo App?
Yo is as original of an app as you can imagine: All it does is let you send a single message “Yo!” to your friends. They can send a “Yo!” back to you, too. That’s it. Tech expert, Greg Stebben discusses the apps value and why it’s worth millions.
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Choke points: Roanoke. Chris Sullivan wonders why we can't turn left. Here's a roundup of some of the greatest announcers from around the globe doing what they do best....freaking out over a goal.
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Friday, June 20, 2014
King County deputy arrested, case ensnares Seattle PD
The curious case of Darrion Holiwell, a King County sheriff's deputy arrested Thursday, has lead to revelations of police corruption within the agency's elite tactical team. A law enforcement source says the Holiwell investigation has also ensnared an officer with the Seattle Police Department, as KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse told Seattle's Morning News.
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Billions spent to treat vets with PTSD, but is it working?
A new reports concludes the Veterans Administration and the Defense Department spend billions of dollars to care for veterans with PTSD with no certainty the treatment is working.
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Urquhart reacts to Darrion Holiwell scandal
King County Sheriff John Urquhart reacting to charges levied against Deputy Darrion Holiwell, whose illegal activities may now also involve the Seattle Police Department. Brandi is here to report. Tom Tangney reviews 'Jersey Boys.'
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