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Steve Coogan

WSP trooper 'saved untold lives, perhaps yours' as he made 4,000th DUI arrest

Trooper Barry Marcus, a Spokane-based Washington State Patrol veteran, made the notable DUI arrest April 30, the agency reported Friday.

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James Lynch

Teenagers, 12-year-old charged with violent crime spree in Seattle

King County prosecutors announced charges against three teenagers and a 12-year-old child for a crime spree earlier this month in Seattle.

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Steve Coogan

Suspect dead in Auburn after eviction order leads to officer involved shooting

The King County Sheriff's Office confirmed its deputies were involved in an officer involved shooting Friday morning in Auburn.

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Steve Coogan

The holiday weekend is here, but traffic still could slow drivers down

AAA notes that traveling by car is appealing for many during a holiday weekend because of the flexibility it provides. But it brings traffic.

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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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Zac Hereth

Bump: What Seahawks’ offense must do in 2024

Former NFL WR Michael Bumpus explains why the Seattle Seahawks need to establish a strong running game during the upcoming season.

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Shannon Drayer

Drayer: How Mariners pulling Gilbert points to bigger picture

Seattle Mariners insider Shannon Drayer dives into why the M's pulled starter Logan Gilbert after just 78 pitches in Saturday's 3-1 loss.

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Julio stars as Mariners snap 4-game skid, rally to beat Nationals 9-5

Julio Rodríguez homered and had four RBIs as the Seattle Mariners rallied to snap their skid with a 9-5 win over the Washington Nationals.

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Cameron Van Til

Watch: Mariners CF Julio Rodríguez homers in 2nd straight game

Seattle Mariners star Julio Rodríguez went deep for the second straight day after homering just twice in his first 52 games of the season.

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Cameron Van Til

Mariners get key reliever back from injured list

The Seattle Mariners activated left-hander Tayler Saucedo from the 15-day IL after he missed nearly three weeks with a hyperextended knee.

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Cameron Van Til

Why former NFL exec thinks Seahawks will be a ‘sleeper team’

Former NFL general manager Michael Lombardi explains why he thinks the Seattle Seahawks can be a surprise team this season.

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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MyNorthwest Traffic

Image: Traffic on Interstate 5 passes through downtown on Nov. 28, 2013, in Seattle. Seattle, locat...

Steve Coogan

The holiday weekend is here, but traffic still could slow drivers down

AAA notes that traveling by car is appealing for many during a holiday weekend because of the flexibility it provides. But it brings traffic.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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Micki Gamez

'I've never seen a girls' basketball game sold out!': Storm game wows Seattle youths

More than 18,000 fans saw the Storm take on the Indiana Fever, including the 12-year-old girls' Seattle Rotary Lady Style Basketball team.

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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.

MyNorthwest History

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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.

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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."

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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

Latest deadly weather in US kills at least 18 as storms carve path of ruin across multiple states

VALLEY VIEW, Texas (AP) — Powerful storms killed at least 18 people, injured hundreds and left a wide trail of destruction across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after obliterating homes and destroying a truck stop where dozens sought shelter in a restroom during the latest deadly weather to strike the central U.S. The storms inflicted their […]

Associated Press

Stock market today: World shares are mostly higher after rebound on Wall St

Shares advanced in Europe and Asia ahead of Monday’s Memorial Day holiday in the United States. Oil prices also rose. European shares saw modest gains after the opening while Asian benchmarks gained upward momentum as the day wore on. Germany’s DAX edged 0.1% higher to 18,713.43 and the CAC 40 in Paris rose 0.2% to […]

Associated Press

Lightning strike kills Colorado rancher and 34 head of cattle

DENVER (AP) — A lightning strike killed a Colorado rancher and 34 head of cattle over the weekend, officials said Sunday. Mike Morgan, 51, was feeding his cattle from a trailer when he was struck and died on the scene despite life-saving efforts, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said. The lightning bolt struck on wide […]

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