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MyNorthwest News

Photo: Michelle Michaels holding her dog Stevie. A man allegedly shot and killed Stevie outside her...

Julia Dallas

Seattle woman grieves dog that was shot, killed while roaming outside

A Seattle woman is grieving the death of her dog after a man allegedly shot and killed the canine while it was roaming around outside last week.

Image: Books at a Seattle Public Library location are shown....

Kate Stone

Staffing crisis forcing closures of Seattle Public Library locations through June

The Seattle Public Library will be closing 22 of its 27 locations for at least one day per week, amid ongoing staffing shortages.

Photo: Amber, left, and Autumn working as bikini baristas in Ballard....

Bill Kaczaraba

Jack and Spike: Lattes to lingerie from a former bikini barista's point-of-view

Selena said life as a bikini barista was "a novelty. It's fun. I very rarely had an awkward encounter." She used to work as a stripper.

Image: O.J. Simpson attends his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lov...

Associated Press

O.J. Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in 'trial of the century,' dies at 76

O.J. Simpson, the former NFL star and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his ex-wife and her friend has died at 76.

Signs in the eight light rail stations will provide real-time travel data for trains and destinatio...

Chris Sullivan

It's not the whole enchilada, but light rail to roll on Eastside this month

Light rail service on the Eastside begins later this month. The eight stations are ready to roll. Test trains are running on the tracks.

Image: Fans look on and cheer before the UW Huskies' game against Oregon at Husky Stadium in Seattl...

Kate Stone

'Very concerning': UW students, staff question response to football player accused of rape

Some at the University of Washington are expressing alarm at the school's treatment of a player who has been charged with raping two women.

SeattleSports.com

Seattle Seahawks Sam Howel...

Brandon Gustafson

Bumpus: The best-case scenario for Seahawks QB Sam Howell in 2024

The best thing for new Seattle Seahawks quarterback Sam Howell may surprise you, according to former NFL receiver Michael Bumpus.

UW Huskies Rome Odunze NFL Draft...

The Associated Press

Rome Odunze among 13 prospects attending 1st round of NFL Draft

UW Huskies receiver Rome Odunze is one of 13 prospects confirmed to be attending the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft.

Seattle Mariners Julio Rodríguez...

Brent Stecker

The 4 players Seattle Mariners need to step up to get their season going

Seattle Sports' Mike Salk details how the Seattle Mariners can dig themselves out of their slow start by four players finding their groove.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: Mike Salk and Stacy Rost react to John Schneider’s QB comments

Why do the Seahawks spend time getting to know QB’s in the upcoming Draft even though they already traded for Sam Howell? President of Football Operations John Schneider joined Wyman and Bob to talk about that and now Mike Salk and Stacy Rost react to what he had to say. Should having Geno and Sam […]

Seattle Seahawks NFL Draft T'Vondre Sweat...

Seattle Sports Video

Video: What drafting DT T’Vondre Sweat would mean for the Seahawks

What would drafting DT T'Vondre Sweat mean for the Seattle Seahawks? Bump and Stacy talk about that and the implication it would have,

Seattle Seahawks...

Zac Hereth

Nwosu: Seattle Seahawks’ coaching changes a ‘breath of fresh air’

Seattle Seahawks' Uchenna Nwosu eluded to a needed change for the team's coaching staff, but was he specifically referring to Pete Carroll?

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

OJ Simpson...

Greg Tomlin, KIRO Newsradio

Greg Tomlin: A national obsession 30 years later shows the country's flaws

O.J. Simpson achieved fame, fortune and accolades for what he did on the football field. But, he'll be remembered primarily for his trial.

Image: Paul McCartney arrives for the premiere of the film 'If These Walls Could Sing' in London on...

Greg Tomlin, KIRO Newsradio

Greg Tomlin: Maybe aging rock stars keep performing for reasons outside of money

Life on the road seems par for the course rather than anomalous for these aging rock stars who continue to tour late in their lives.

FILE - Travelers walk through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday, April 1, 2022 in Seat...

Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: You never know where your next big life lesson will come from

You never know where your next big life lesson will come from.

KTTH Opinion

Photo: In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, a box of Cosmic Crisp apples is shown at Washingt...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Let me ruin WSU's 'Name the apple' contest for you

Washington State University wants you coming up with a name for a new apple. You probably think it's cute and fun. Let me ruin it for you.

Photo: A dance troupe says it was unwelcome at an event after wearing American flag shirts. They sa...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Dance team told American flag shirt made some feel 'triggered and unsafe' in Seattle

A dance troop says it was unwelcome at an event after wearing American flag shirts. They say Seattle dance guests felt "triggered and unsafe."

Seattle Lululemon...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle Lululemon latest closure as downtown struggles to recover from Democrat policies

The Seattle Lululemon location is the latest retailer to call it quits downtown. Why won't Democrats admit there's a problem?

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MyNorthwest Traffic

Photo: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Washington drivers can face higher insurance ra...

Nate Connors

Has your insurance gone up? Rates can take a hike for distracted drivers

April is Distracted Drivers Awareness Month. The President of NW Insurance Council says it has been working on prevention for years.

Signs in the eight light rail stations will provide real-time travel data for trains and destinatio...

Chris Sullivan

It's not the whole enchilada, but light rail to roll on Eastside this month

Light rail service on the Eastside begins later this month. The eight stations are ready to roll. Test trains are running on the tracks.

Image: All general-purpose lanes were blocked leaving just the left HOV lane open on I-5 south of 2...

Steve Coogan

Military vehicle accident on I-5 north in Federal Way cleared after snarling traffic

A rollover vehicle accident Wednesday caused significant backups and delays for multiple hours before being cleared.

MyNorthwest Weather

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Associated Press

Total solar eclipse wows North America. Clouds part just in time for most

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — A chilly, midday darkness fell across North America on Monday as a total solar eclipse raced across the continent, thrilling those lucky enough to behold the spectacle through clear skies. Street lights blinked on and the planets came into view, as the moon shrouded the sun for a few minutes across […]

eclipse snowpack...

Ted Buehner

Week in weather: Solar eclipse passes; water supply a concern with low snowpack

This week leads off with a rare partial solar eclipse in Washington, with temperatures warming up mid-week.

Photo: The moon almost eclipses the sun during a near total solar eclipse as seen from Salem, Ore.,...

Julia Dallas

Cliff Mass gives take on Monday's solar eclipse: Will it be worth watching?

While the solar eclipse will awe those in Maine and other states, a UW meteorologist says here in Washington not so much.

MyNorthwest Politics

high capacity magazines...

Frank Sumrall

Judge rules Washington's ban on high-capacity magazines is unconstitutional

Washington's ban on high-capacity magazines is unconstitutional, at least according to Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge Gary Bashor.

oregon drug possession...

Kate Stone

Oregon ends decriminalization of drugs, joins Washington in pushing jail or treatment

Oregon Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek signed into law a bill that recriminalizes the possession of small amounts of drugs.

Image: In this photo provided by the Australian Federal Police, a suspect's computer is displayed o...

Frank Sumrall and Steve Coogan

Son of former Seattle Mayor McGinn faces child pornography charges

Jack McGinn -- son of former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn -- has been charged with two felony counts related to child pornography.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

Image: An empty Seattle restaurant is seen in 2020....

Paul Holden

'Support our local economy over good food': Seattle Restaurant Week returns

The spring edition of Seattle Restaurant Week returns this weekend and it may help food fans find a new spot they call their favorite.

Image: Books at a Seattle Public Library location are shown....

Kate Stone

Staffing crisis forcing closures of Seattle Public Library locations through June

The Seattle Public Library will be closing 22 of its 27 locations for at least one day per week, amid ongoing staffing shortages.

Photo: Missy Elliott performs "Lose Control" at the 65th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 20...

Julia Dallas

Is it worth it? Let her work it -- Missy Elliott, Ciara coming to Seattle

Take it back to the 2000s this summer. R&B queen Missy Elliott is coming to Seattle and she's bringing stars Ciara and Busta Rhymes.

MyNorthwest History

Brakeman Bill...

Feliks Banel

Local TV legend "Brakeman Bill" McLain passes away at age 96

Brakeman Bill McLain, longtime beloved kids' TV show host, has passed away, according to a message from his family posted on social media.

Northacres Park siren...

Feliks Banel

City of Seattle sends Cold War artifact to the dump

A Cold War tower and siren disappeared from its perch in a park in North Seattle last month. People want to know where they went.

Image: "Seattle's Legendary Scarecrow Video," which has been nominated for an Emmy in 2024, is a sh...

KIRO Newsradio staff

Feliks Banel's 'Scarecrow Video' documentary nominated for Emmy Award

The academy's northwest chapter revealed its 2023 Emmy nominations and Feliks Banel is on the list for "Seattle's Legendary Scarecrow Video."

National News

Associated Press

Hawaii says it's safe to surf and swim in Lahaina's coastal waters after wildfire

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities say coastal waters off the wildfire-stricken town of Lahaina pose no significant risk to human health and it’s safe to surf and swim there. The state Department of Health announced the decision Thursday after reviewing water sampling test results collected by groups including University of Hawaii researchers, the Surfrider Foundation […]

Associated Press

A state trooper pleaded guilty to assaulting teens over a doorbell prank. He could face prison time

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A suspended Delaware state trooper is facing prison time after pleading guilty to criminal charges involving a brutal assault on a teenager who targeted the trooper’s house in a prank. Dempsey Walters, 30, pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree assault and deprivation of civil rights, both felonies, authorities said. He also pleaded […]

Associated Press

Sawfish rescued in Florida as biologists try to determine why the ancient fish are dying

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A large sawfish that showed signs of distress was rescued by wildlife officials in the Florida Keys, where more than three dozen of the ancient and endangered fish have died for unexplained reasons in recent months. The 11-foot (3.3-meter) smalltooth sawfish was seen swimming in circles near Cudjoe Key and […]

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Ensuring pet safety on the road with Saving Great Animals, Carter Subaru

Saving Great Animals, along with Carter Subaru, outlined valuable tips to ensure four-legged family members are secure during car rides.

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Discover MoPOP's new exhibit: 'Massive: The Power of Pop Culture'

The Museum of Pop Culture invites you to experience pop culture like never before with its new exhibition "Massive: The Power of Pop Culture."

Kitsap Credit Union...

Mike Salk

Salk: A local credit union inspiring its community

In the heart of Kitsap County, a financial institution is making waves not just as a banking entity but as a beacon of community support.