Hanna Scott

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Hanna Scott is a KIRO Newsradio reporter heard on most shows across the station. You might see Hanna on the streets of Seattle covering May Day or in Olympia monitoring the actions of the Legislature. Email Hanna at hscott@bonneville.com or find her on twitter @HannaKIROFM.

KC Prosecutor’s Office uses data to better understand domestic violence cases

Domestic violence remains the most common type of crime for King County prosecutors, accounting for nearly 21% of the 629 charges filed.
2 months ago

Jury selection begins for Pierce County Sheriff trial

"Sheriff Troyer tested negative for COVID at the hospital but positive for Influenza A," Troyer's attorney, Anne Bremner, said.
2 months ago

Dems lead most toss-up WA legislature races, GOP remains hopeful

There was little evidence of the much-hyped 'Red Wave' in Washington state after initial results from the 2022 Election were released.
3 months ago

WA party officials feeling confident about Election Day vote

From control of Congress to moving the needle on the balance of power in Olympia, there is much at stake this Election Day.
3 months ago

Gov. Inslee touts homeless housing successes, lays out new proposals

Gov. Jay Inslee says much has been done to help address the homeless issue in the state. But more needs to happen.
3 months ago

Smiley on the attack as Murray touts record in US Senate debate

The gloves came off in Sunday’s U.S. Senate debate between incumbent Democrat Patty Murray and Republican challenger Tiffany Smiley.
3 months ago

King County voters can track their ballot for upcoming elections

While King County Elections has had a ballot tracker in place, this year’s alert system is new.
4 months ago

Verdict appealed over murder of Susan Cox Powell’s children

On that fateful Sunday, Josh Powell was to have a supervised visit with his sons – a  supervised visit the Cox’s had repeatedly warned against.
4 months ago

Fire Marshall: Nakia Creek Fire was human-caused, seeking suspects

The Clark County Fire Marshall issued a statement asking for the public’s help finding two men and two seen near the fire
4 months ago

Poll: Despite optimism, homelessness remains Seattle’s No. 1 issue

The city's regional approach to aid the homeless crisis, and public and private sectors working together, are reasons for optimism. 
4 months ago

Seattle to maintain control of troubled City Hall Park

King Co. Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced Friday the city would be retaining ownership of City Hall Park.
4 months ago

Panel issues recommendations after reviewing CHOP fallout

An SER panel heard from dozens of protesters, city staff, and officers during the months-long review of what they call the third wave of the protests.
4 months ago

WA opioid settlement to provide assistance for communities

There is no shortage of problems that need to be addressed when it comes to fixing the opioid epidemic in Washington state
4 months ago

Retrial underway for alleged Lakewood 4 getaway driver

Clemmons' death made accused getaway driver Darcus Allen the main target for any accountability for such a shocking attack on law enforcement.
4 months ago

Dangerous driver gets 70 months behind bars for vehicular assault

Last week’s sentences included an encampment arsonist, a dangerous driver who nearly killed a family, and a terrifying New Year's Day robbery.
4 months ago

No timeline for Office of Independent Investigations use of force cases to begin

“The new Office of Independent Investigation will increase transparency and trust in investigations of deadly uses of force by law enforcement."
4 months ago

Report discovers troubling gap between BIPOC, white homeowners in Washington state

More than 143,000 BIPOC households would need to become homeowners to close the gap between white and BIPOC households in Washington.
4 months ago

Councilmember Herbold vows to fight for West Seattle fire resources

Councilmember Lisa Herbold expressed concerns over the city budget proposal, particularly with the distribution of firefighter resources.
4 months ago

Charges filed against accused Ballard fentanyl dealer

Investigators searched the box and found over 1000 grams of fentanyl powder and nearly 900 grams of fentanyl pills.
4 months ago

Man accused of threatening to stab Renton bartender pleads not guilty

Carlos Perez pled not guilty at an arraignment this week for reportedly threatening to stab a Renton bartender earlier this month.
4 months ago

Trial date set for late 2023 over large capacity magazine ban in Washington state

A federal judge has scheduled a trial in the legal challenge to Washington State’s new ban on high-capacity magazines for late 2023.
4 months ago

Crime and Punishment: Highest number of domestic violence murders, prosecutor says

Joseph Gongora was recently convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2020 and has now been sentenced to roughly 18 years behind bars.
4 months ago

Over $40k raised for WSP Trooper recovering from being shot in face

Money continues to pour in for State Trooper Dean Atkinson Jr., who was shot in the face in an ambush-style attack in Walla Walla.
4 months ago

Online schools help struggling students in post-pandemic world

As Washington students continue returning to their classrooms some experts warn not all kids will thrive in the in-person environment
4 months ago