Sunday, February 8, 2015
- KIRO Radio Weekends with Mark Rahner - 2/7 - Hour 2
February 7, 2014 -- Hour 2
- Mark Rahner Interview with Elliott Serrano
Mark interviews Red Eye columnist Elliott Serrano about the new Star Wars exhibit at the EMP.
Friday, February 6, 2015
- Jury hears Joseph McEnroe's taped confession to murdering 6 in Carnation
On Thursday, a jury heard the voice of Joseph McEnroe describe in his own words how he murdered six people in Carnation on Christmas Eve seven years ago. KIRO Radio's Libby Denkmann was in the courtroom.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
- Prosecutors ignored photos of severely disabled man being abused
King County prosecutors were handed photos of a severely disabled man tied to a chair and locked in a room, but didn't believe the images were real and failed to take action to stop the abuse. KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse reports.
- For addicts who need heroin-fighting drugs, barriers to access still exist
While heroin-related deaths soar, an antidote to opiate overdose is available. It's called Naloxone. But there are still barriers in Washington State to getting this and other heroin-fighting drugs in the hands of users. Libby Denkmann reports.
Monday, February 2, 2015
- As heroin epidemic grows, local group takes controversial approach to save users
The epidemic of heroin use is rising in Washington State. Libby Denkmann examines why and talks to a local group that takes a controversial approach to saving drug users.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
- Seattle police prepare for post-Super Bowl shenanigans
After the Seahawks won the Super Bowl last year, fans took to the streets of Seattle en masse. As the night wore on, some lit fires in intersections, others climbed atop buildings and light poles. KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse sat down with Assistant Police Chief Paul McDonagh and West Precinct Captain Chris Fowler, who will be in charge of the department's response to potentially rowdy fans after this year's big game.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
- Man seeks $500K from Seattle police in pepper spray incident
Jesse Hagopian, a Seattle teacher and activist, has filed a $500,000 claim against the Seattle Police Department and the City of Seattle after he was pepper sprayed during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day demonstration. A video released by Hagopian's attorney, James Bible, shows him being sprayed by a Seattle police officer as he is talking on his phone. Hagopian spoke about the incident at a press conference on Wednesday.
- Man pepper sprayed by Seattle police seeks $500K in damages
Jesse Hagopian, a Seattle teacher and activist, has filed a $500,000 claim against the Seattle Police Department and the City of Seattle after he was pepper sprayed during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day demonstration. KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse reports.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
- Boot Boogie Babes shake their tailfeathers for the 12th Man Line Dance
Some 12s show their Seahawks spirit by cheering their heads off at games. Others make signs or wear crazy costumes. But one local team of dancers pulls on their cowboy boots and start steppin.'
- Marshawn Lynch turns Super Bowl media day on its head
Marshawn Lynch tells reporters at Super Bowl media day "I'm just here so I don't get fined"
- Seattle city councilman's wife may be violating state labor laws
Seattle City Councilman Mike O'Brien sat down with KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse on Tuesday to discuss the use of volunteer labor at his wife's trendy fermented food kitchen in Ballard. O'Brien said that if use of the unpaid workers is illegal, his wife, Julie, will correct it.
- Meet The Shermanator and the mad scientist mechanic who built it
An automotive instructor at Renton Technical College built a Richard Sherman robot ahead of Super Bowl 49. KIRO's Libby Denkmann introduces you to The Shermanator.
Monday, January 26, 2015
- Still 'a lot of work to do' in downtown Seattle
Following a shooting near Third Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle that left two injured, KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse took a walk to the scene with the president of the Downtown Seattle Association, Jon Scholes. Scholes said the city has come a long way in combating crime and improving the quality of life along the Pike-Pine Street corridor, but thinks there’s still “a lot of work to do.”
- UW reports record freshman applications: What this means for local students
College application season is wrapping up, and the numbers don't lie: It's becoming harder to get into local universities. KIRO's Libby Denkmann reports.