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Frank Sumrall

SPD's assistant chief placed on administrative leave

The Assistant Chief of the Seattle Police Department (SPD) has been placed on administrative leave, according to Police Chief Adrian Diaz.

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Matt Markovich

How does Washington fix its eviction case backlog? A constitutional change is needed

King County is struggling with this workload due to a constitutional requirement that unlawful detainer cases must be heard by a constitutional commissioner.

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James Lynch

Are big time gangs operating in King County?

After a string of shootings, King County prosecutors believe the region is suffering from a gang problem, but it's more complicated than it seems.

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Frank Sumrall

Former assisted living caregiver charged with raping 2 patients in Shoreline

A former caregiver at an assisted living facility in Shoreline has been charged with multiple counts of rape involving patients at the facility.

Image: A truck crashed into a home in the Esperance neighborhood of Edmonds on Thursday, May 23, 20...

Steve Coogan

Truck crashes into Edmonds home, injuring 1 and causing $150K in damage

A truck that was towing a travel trailer crashed into a home in the Esperance neighborhood of Edmonds late Thursday morning.

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Steve Coogan

Woman shot in her bed while her child was next to her in West Seattle

A woman was shot and injured and her child was nearly hit when bullets penetrated the bedroom wall of their West Seattle home Wednesday.

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The Associated Press

Morris, Frei help Seattle Sounders beat St. Louis 2-1

Jordan Morris scores and the Seattle Sounders benefit from an early own goal by St. Louis in a 2-1 victory.

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Zac Hereth

Watch: Mariners OF Julio Rodríguez breaks power slump

Seattle Mariners outfielder Julio Rodríguez breaks his power slump with his third home run of the season against the Washington Nationals.

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The Associated Press

Mariners drop fourth straight, fall to Nationals 3-1

The Seattle Mariners score one run or fewer for the third straight game and lose their fourth straight, 4-1, to the Washington Nationals.

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Zac Hereth

Seattle Mariners starters have some of MLB’s nastiest new pitches

Seattle Mariners pitchers Logan Gilbert and Bryce Miller have added pitches to arsenals that rank among MLB's best.

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Christian Caple

Caple: Why are Apple Cup tickets so expensive? Let’s examine

Early ticket sales for the neutral-site Apple Cup between the UW Huskies and WSU Cougars for 2024 have caused sticker shock.

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Brent Stecker

Mariners’ Julio Rodríguez far from only star MLB hitter slumping

MLB Network's Jon Morosi provided examples of MLB stars who are off to slow starts like the Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodríguez, plus why he thinks it's happening more.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

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Dave Ross

Ross: Living defensively has its limits when facing 'forever chemicals'

The trouble is that "living defensively" has its limits – as we heard when 3M lost control of its "forever chemicals."

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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: A PSA all pedestrians need to hear

A more common scenario playing out on roadways contributes to more than 9,000 accidents for pedestrians each year is Sun glare.

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Matt Markovich

Markovich: What would 'the most trusted man in America' think of AI, 'news' now?

What would Walter Cronkite think of artificial intelligence in our world of opinionated "news" outlets (and that's news in quotes)?

KTTH Opinion

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Jason Rantz

Rantz Exclusive: Secretary of State says AG Bob Ferguson demanded he break law in vulgar tirade

Secretary of State Steve Hobbs says Attorney General Bob Ferguson demanded he break the law in a vulgar and angry tirade.

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Jason Rantz

Rantz: It's time to pull the plug on Bumbershoot Seattle after latest disaster lineup

The newest Bumbershoot lineup confirms what we've known for a while: this music festival is dead in Seattle.

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Jason Rantz

Rantz: Asylum seeker says Seattle activists are taking advantage of migrants

Migrants seeking asylum are being taken advantage of by Seattle housing activists convincing them to illegally occupy parks.

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Chris Sullivan

Sound Transit CEO on recent violent attacks: It's 'my job to restore confidence' in public transit

Just how concerned are you about your safety while riding the light rail? Three violent attacks this year have many people concerned about crime on the trains.

Image: Members of the community hold oversized scissors as part of a ceremony to mark the completio...

Chris Sullivan

Sullivan: Oversized scissors, shovels used to celebrate I-405 project progress

The Washington State Department of Transportation used big scissors and more to celebrate the Interstate 405 project north of Bellevue.

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Julia Dallas

Why was Sea-Tac Airport so busy Sunday? Will it get worse?

Warmer weather means a busy summer travel season is ahead. Visitors may find longer than usual lines at Sea-Tac Airport and delays.

MyNorthwest Weather

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Ted Buehner

Buehner: Will it rain (like always) during Memorial Day Weekend?

The Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to the summer season, is upon us. As travelers hit the road, what kind of weather is in store?

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Ted Buehner and Micki Gamez

Memorial Day Weekend gearing up to be one of region's biggest travel days

AAA estimates 43.8 million people will travel 50 miles or more during the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend – approaching 2005’s record of 44 million travelers.

Image: Boats can be seen at the Edmonds Marina on a sunny day in Edmonds on Saturday, March 16, 202...

Ted Buehner

Washington weather will feel like a yo-yo this week before the holiday weekend

It's the week before what many people feel is the first summer holiday weekend of the year and the weather in Washington will feel like a yo-yo.

MyNorthwest Politics

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Matt Markovich

How does Washington fix its eviction case backlog? A constitutional change is needed

King County is struggling with this workload due to a constitutional requirement that unlawful detainer cases must be heard by a constitutional commissioner.

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Matt Markovich

Washington Supreme Court rejects bid to return convicted murderer, documentary star to prison

The Washington State Supreme Court rejected an effort to send convicted murderer Kimonti Dennis Carter back to prison on Thursday.

Image: Dave Reichert, left, and Semi Bird are running in 2024 to be Washington's governor....

Matt Markovich

Washington Republicans face internal feud over endorsements ahead of elections

Washington Republicans are in the midst of an experiment, leading to a political family feud over the most "electable" candidates.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

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Paul Holden

Summer concerts, sports, pub crawls kick off Memorial Day weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, the concert slate is loaded with Portugal. The Man, Billy Joel, Avril Lavigne and more coming to town.

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Julia Dallas

Olympic gold medal won by 'Boys in the Boat' rower to be auctioned

John White, one of "The Boys in the Boat," rowed for the University of Washington when they won gold in 1936 Berlin.

Image: Marijuana plants are shown at a California Street Cannabis Company location in San Francisco...

Frank Sumrall

UW survey: 1 in 10 Washington 'young adults' use cannabis every day

The Young Adult Health Survey by UW revealed daily cannabis smoking has never been higher among young adults.

MyNorthwest History

Image: Bill Wixey was, is and always will be a Rose Hill Royal. And look at that hair! (Photo: 1981...

Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: KIRO Newsradio's junior high/middle school fight song challenge

We're on a mission to collect recordings of as many Puget Sound area junior high school fight songs as possible to celebrate our alma maters.

Image: Young Fresh Fellows' co-founder Scott McCaughey (left) and drummer John Perrin stand in the ...

Feliks Banel

Young Fresh Fellows celebrate 40 years since 'Fabulous' vinyl debut

The Young Fresh Fellows are marking the 40th anniversary, and new remix reissue, of their album "Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest."

The Ryan House in Sumner was built in the 1870s and 1880s before Washington became a state, and is ...

Feliks Banel

Sumner City Council vote on whether to save the Ryan House postponed

The Sumner City Council vote on a resolution that may determine the fate of a historic structure has been postponed.

National News

Associated Press

3 falcon chicks hatch atop the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Three peregrine falcon chicks have hatched in a nest built at the top of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge in New York City, officials said. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridges and Tunnels said Friday that the chicks hatched in a nesting box set up by the agency atop a 693-foot-tall (211-meter-tall) tower on […]

Associated Press

Baltimore police fatally shoot a man who pulls gun during questioning; detective injured

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police officers in Baltimore fatally shot a man who pulled a gun while they questioned him in a different shooting, authorities said. A detective was shot in the chest, and his protective vest likely saved his life, Police Commissioner Richard Worley told reporters. Police were on the city’s south side investigating a […]

Associated Press

California teenager arrested after crowd pounded and kicked a deputy's car

HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — A teenager was taken into custody after a crowd of young people swarmed a deputy’s patrol car earlier this month, kicking and punching the vehicle before the deputy could drive away, a California sheriff’s office said this week. The 15-year-old male allegedly opened the driver’s door of the San Bernardino Sheriff’s […]

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The Seattle Storm, a powerhouse in the WNBA, is celebrating its 25th anniversary and is continuing to help kids in need through Treehouse.

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