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L.B. Gilbert

Navy works to remove crashed Wash. plane before it damages Hawaiian reefs

A Whidbey-based Navy jet that overshot a runway in Hawaii one week ago is still in the Ocean, but the Navy has said that they are working to remove all the hazardous materials in the environmentally sensitive bay.

(Photo from KIRO 7)...

Bridget Chavez, KIRO 7 News

‘I would love to see accountability’: Owner of dog killed in SODO dog resort fire speaks out

 It’s been two weeks since ‘The Dog Resort’ in SODO caught fire and three dogs escaped during the evacuation. Allison Scarborough’s dogs were boarded at ‘The Dog Resort’ when the fire happened. She was on a trip overseas when she got a call from the Washington State Department of Transportation saying they had found her dog, Georgie’s, body […]

Commute times were unprecedented Tuesday morning. (WSDOT)...

Bill Kaczaraba

Fog, crash combine to make Seattle's morning commute a doozy

Take a big crash, mix in some fog and frozen roads and you get one of the worst morning commutes in recent memory. A collision on northbound Interstate 5 in Kent messed things up in a big way. At one point there was an 11-mile backup stretching to Fife. The accident blocked the two left […]

The Longshot, an air-launched unmanned aircraft that General Atomics is developing with the Defense...

Associated Press

Pentagon steps on AI accelerator as age of lethal autonomy looms

Artificial intelligence employed by the U.S. military has piloted pint-sized surveillance drones in special operations forces’ missions and helped Ukraine in its war against Russia. It tracks soldiers’ fitness, predicts when Air Force planes need maintenance and helps keep tabs on rivals in space.

lsu heisman tukwila...

Frank Sumrall

LSU's Heisman-promoting billboard intended for Seattle lands in Tukwila

The billboard is not located in Seattle, where the UW Huskies play, but in Tukwila. The billboard is located off Highway 181 at S 180th Street.

FILE - An Amazon company logo marks the facade of a company's building in Schoenefeld near Berlin, ...

Associated Press

EU regulators say Amazon’s acquisition of vacuum maker iRobot may harm competition

European regulators said Monday that Amazon’s proposed acquisition of robot vacuum maker iRobot may harm competition.

SeattleSports.com

WSU Cam Ward...

Brent Stecker

Huard: WSU’s Cam Ward has 10 transfer offers of 7 figures waiting

"I heard from one source, and a pretty dialed in one, that Cam Ward... has 10 seven-figure deals waiting for him," Brock Huard said of the WSU QB.

WSU Cougars Kyle Smith...

The Associated Press

WSU Cougars beat EWU 82-72 behind Myles Rice’s 28 points

Freshman Myles Rice had career highs of six 3-pointers and 28 points and the WSU Cougars pulled away inside the final nine minutes to beat Eastern Washington 82-72 on Monday night.

Russell Wilson Seattle Seahawks...

Mike Salk

Salk: Is narrative of Seahawks and Russell Wilson being recrafted?

Russell Wilson and the Denver Broncos are hot. Pete Carroll's Seattle Seahawks are not. Does this mean last year's lessons should be unlearned?

Seattle Mariners Blake Snell San Diego Padres...

Brent Stecker

It sure seems like Blake Snell wants to pitch for the Mariners

The idea that Seattle area native Blake Snell, who just won his second Cy Young Award, wants to pitch for the Seattle Mariners keeps coming up.

Seattle Seahawks Geno Smith staff...

Brent Stecker

Bumpus: A reality about Seattle Seahawks to come to terms with

How can the 6-5 Seattle Seahawks get back on track and improve while the season is going on? Michael Bumpus shares his insight.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: Apple Cup Recap: Brock Huard, Mike Salk break down end of UW Huskies 24-21 win over WSU Cougars

Mike Salk and Brock Huard – who called the game for FOX — recap the UW Huskies’ thrilling 24-21 victory over the WSU Cougars in the final Pac-12 version of the Apple Cup. Listen to The Brock & Salk Show weekdays from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. on Seattle Sports 710 AM or on-demand wherever […]

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

Palestinians flee to northern Gaza as Israeli tanks block the Salah al-Din road in the central Gaza...

Dave Ross

Ross: When deterrence doesn’t work with the Gaza War

Beyond the debate over morality, the Gaza War is teaching us how a conflict between two groups can rip away the veneer of civilization.

Image: A shopper walks around Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi, Michigan, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2023....

Steve Coogan

KIRO Newsradio hosts: Black Friday isn't what it was

Several show hosts agreed with the idea that Black Friday isn't as huge as it used to be.

thanksgiving turkey...

Frank Sumrall

Least favorite Thanksgiving foods: 'Turkey is just for display,' Gee Scott says

"You're better off getting a fake turkey and putting it on your table just to post it for the gram," Gee Scott said on The Gee and Ursula Show.

KTTH Opinion

Weekend pro-Palestinian demonstrations, Seattle. Insert: Local activist Luna Reyna. (Photo: Jason R...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle mayor silent as tax dollars used for anti-Semitic propaganda

The city of Seattle is unabashedly funneling taxpayer dollars to support an anti-Semitic screed by local activist and Israel critic Luna Reyna.

Image: Facebook's Meta logo sign can be seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, California,...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Facebook is censoring anti-Hamas, pro-Israel commentary

It’s seemingly the latest effort in Big Tech to choose sides on political issues that seems designed to tip the scales in public opinion against Israel.

seattle holiday shopping...

Frank Sumrall

Suits: 'Bad sign for downtown' as Seattle ranks as worst holiday shopping city

Seattle has the worst holiday shopping experience in the country, according to a new study that examined affordability and purchasing power.

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MyNorthwest Traffic

i-90 state patrol chains...

Chris Sullivan

Pack your chains for snow: State Patrol targeting big rigs on I-90

The State Patrol is on the prowl across I-90 and other mountain passes, making sure truck drivers are ready for the snow.

Thanksgiving travel tips...

Chris Sullivan

The mystery of the closed Kirkland overpass and Thanksgiving travel tips

Mike in Edmonds asked me about what he calls "the phantom" overpass of I-405 at NE 100th Street in Kirkland, plus Thanksgiving travel tips!

montlake 520 finish...

Chris Sullivan

Final phase of SR 520 plan in jeopardy

We're down to the final few months of construction, as the Montlake lid should be finished early in the second quarter of next year and the reversible lane from State Route 520 to the Interstate 5 express lanes should be done by June.

MyNorthwest Weather

king tides...

Ted Buehner

King Tide season is back, here's how to prepare

November is well underway and marks the start of King Tide season. The winter months are when the inland waters of Western Washington get its highest astronomical high tides of the year. So, what is a King Tide?

Snow piles up on a street as a car maneuvers down the street in Seattle last year. (AP Photo/Elaine...

Ted Buehner

Seattle winter may come sooner than you think

Meteorological winter starts on Friday, but winter as we know it begins on the solstice -- this year on Dec. 21 around 7:30 p.m. in Seattle.

warm dry summer 2023...

Ted Buehner

Seattle weather sunny to start the week, but rain is on the way

The weather this Thanksgiving holiday weekend was about as good as it gets with plenty of sunshine across Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.

MyNorthwest Politics

Image: An encampment near Burien City Hall...

Kate Stone and Lisa Brooks

After county rejects extension, Burien must act quickly to get $1M in homeless aid

A Burien City Council meeting may have been the last chance to decide if they will accept a $1 million offer to address the city's homelessness crisis.

Hedge fund owner and Let's Go Washington founder Brian Heywood can be seen at a Shell gas station i...

Kate Stone

400,000 signatures: Voters may decide Washington's climate law future

Backers of an effort to repeal the state's carbon market announced they have enough signatures to put it before lawmakers and, possibly, voters next November.

reichert polling governor...

L.B. Gilbert

Poll: Dave Reichert ahead of Bob Ferguson in WA governor race

Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Reichert leads WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson in a new poll ahead of the 2024 election.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

Tulalip lights...

Bill Kaczaraba

Where to find the biggest display of Christmas lights in Washington

It's a sight to behold -- the biggest display of Christmas lights in Washington state is right off Interstate 5.

(Photo from Gee and Ursula Facebook page)...

Steve Coogan

Ursula and Micki hosted Seattle Tree Lighting Celebration

The annual tree lighting event in downtown Seattle has a unique twist: KIRO Newsradio's Ursula Reutin and Micki Gamez will be in the center of the action. 

Image: Smoked Turkey Leg: Hot off the smoker, the meat has a smokiness that permeates every bite. I...

Steve Coogan

Thanksgiving treat twists: Seahawks served holiday-themed dishes at Lumen Field

The Seattle Seahawks are celebrating the team's first-ever NFL home game on Thanksgiving Day with a series of holiday-themed concession items.

MyNorthwest History

Image: From left, crash survivor Gene Casey shakes hands with then-Florida Gov. Rick Scott and reco...

Feliks Banel

Burien hero dies before receiving medal

Sharon Casey, wife of Gene Casey, disclosed that her husband died last week in Florida at the age of 87.

Thanksgiving Island...

Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: Thanksgiving Island mystery solved?

“The Mystery of Thanksgiving Island” – a ‘cold case’ about the origins of that name – may just have been cracked open by a KIRO Newsradio listener. 

Kennedy Seattle...

Feliks Banel

How Seattle reacted to JFK assassination 60 years ago

History, like politics, is local. So while the collective national memory of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963 has been distilled to several seconds of color home movie footage of the motorcade in Dealey Plaza and Walter Cronkite choking up on CBS, a whole set of local memories is fading away.

National News

Associated Press

Rapper Young Thug's trial on racketeering conspiracy and gang charges begins in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Young Thug is the ruthless leader of a violent street gang that terrorized Atlanta neighborhoods or he’s an inspiring success who pulled himself out of poverty to rap stardom through hard work and determination. Those are the competing narratives presented to the jury as the rapper’s trial got underway this week. The […]

Associated Press

Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet's sidekick at Berkshire Hathaway, dies at 99

Charlie Munger, who helped Warren Buffett build Berkshire Hathaway into an investment powerhouse, has died. He was 99. Munger’s death was confirmed in a statement from the company, which said he died Tuesday at a California hospital. Munger served as Buffett’s sounding board on investments and business decisions and helped lead Berkshire as its vice […]

Associated Press

Tennessee governor unveils push for statewide school voucher expansion, no income limitations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Tuesday backed a plan to expand beyond a three-county school voucher program for low-income kids by offering public money for private schooling statewide, regardless of family income. The initiative will need the approval of the state Legislature. Republicans have supermajorities in both chambers, but they barely […]