KIRO Newsradio Headlines: Two people killed, more injured in DUI crash
Sep 7, 2022, 5:54 PM
For the second day in a row, troopers said a suspected DUI driver caused a deadly crash and shut down part of a major highway in WA state.
Troopers are still piecing together what happened next, but said a third vehicle became involved in the crash.
In all, two people died. Two people were seriously injured, including the suspected DUI driver.
A half-mile stretch of U.S. 101 is expected to be closed for several hours during the investigation.
Yesterday, all lanes of I5 southbound at Northgate were closed for hours after troopers said an “impaired” driver caused a crash that left one person dead.
Argument in Auburn leads to shooting
Two people were shot in Auburn this afternoon during an argument at home just south of Brannan Park.
Police said officers got a call about shots at the home.
As they were outside, a person came out and started arguing with numerous others. There were more gunshots and the suspect ran away, but was arrested shortly afterward.
We do not know how seriously injured the two victims are.
New COVID boosters arriving this week
Whatcom County’s Health Department said it will offer its first shots of the new coronavirus boosters Friday at a pop-up clinic at the Lynden School District Offices.
The updated Moderna and Pfizer boosters are designed to protect against the original COVID strain and the newer omicron variants.
Children 12 and older are only cleared to receive the new Pfizer booster.
Saint Michelle Winery becomes biggest winery in Oregon
Saint Michelle Winery bought another line, making it the biggest wine producer in Oregon.
The Woodinville company has purchased A to Z Wineworks, which includes the REX HILL label.
Saint Michelle owns wineries from here to California and ships to more than 100 countries.
Women’s National Soccer Team to receive equal pay with men’s team
A historic night for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team.
The team signed a new contract, ensuring they will receive equal pay with the men’s team going forward. This concludes a long battle over equality in pay, practice facilities, and working conditions.
On hand for the signing was Washington U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell. The signing followed a women’s match between the U.S. team and Nigeria in Washington, D.C.