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Man faces 20 years to life for starting back burns he says were meant to save neighbors' property from wildfire

The Okanogan County sheriff's office says two Twisp men were arrested for investigation of arson for setting unauthorized back burns at a wildfire.

Father forgives alleged killer, but Ron and Don can't forgive father

While the father of slain 6-year-old Jenise Wright says he's already forgiven his daughter's alleged killer, KIRO Radio's Don O'Neill says he can't forgive the father.

I Believe You | It's Not Your Fault

A few weeks ago, Seattle writer, Lindy West, started the blog "I Believe You | It's Not Your Fault." The blog posts anonymous letters from people who have experienced abuse, but may not have been taken seriously or even believed.

Should Jenise Wright's parents face child endangerment charges?

Ron says: This story of the killing of Jenise Wright has really been sticking with me. I'm going to try to be as sensitive as I can, but I've been really struggling with how to think about her parents.

A Day of Digging Up Clams and Oysters with a Foraging Expert

Seattle forager Langdon Cook leads daylong shellfish foraging events on a private beach belonging to clam and oyster farmers Amy and John Adams. There's learning, foraging and lots of eating and drinking.

Tearful plea from adult sister for missing Bremerton girl's safe return

Two adult sisters of a missing 6-year-old Bremerton, Washington, girl are speaking out as more than 100 officers from 10 law enforcement agencies search for the child.

Nibs, the nibberhood cat, has brought nibbers in Fremont together

Seattle's Carl Sander says his five year old orange cat, Nibs, has always been a wanderer. Thanks to a Facebook page, he's learned that Nibs has hung out with hundreds of people in the neighborhood (or as they call it, the nibberhood), often entering homes and businesses to sleep and play. So in honor of National Night Out, Carl created Nibsfest 500, a community party in Nibs honor with a fundraiser to benefit The Retired Seattle Police Canine Fund.

How could parents go 24 hours before calling 911 about missing 6-year-old?

KIRO Radio's Don O'Neill is among those wondering how a family could wait nearly 24 hours to call 911 about a 6-year-old's disappearance.

Bellevue Police say victim's bravery led to pimp's federal indictment

An Auburn man has been indicted for sex trafficking and forcing two young women into prostitution. And Bellevue police say a brave young victim gets the credit for helping bring the sex trafficker to justice.

Ron and Don: Gas Works shooting recordings show new policies put police in danger

The Seattle Police Department has released recordings between officers and dispatchers from an incident that led to the fatal shooting of a mentally disturbed man in Gas Works Park. And KIRO Radio's Ron Upshaw and Don O'Neill say it underscores how officers are being put in an unfair and potentially dangerous situation because of new city use-of-force policies.

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