James Lynch

James Lynch

Website: http://www.mynorthwest.com

James has an extensive background in broadcast news. Previous to joining KIRO Newsradio, James served as FOX 13 Seattle's senior reporter for over a decade and also served as communications chief at the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office.

Auburn Officer Jeff Nelson’s fate now in hands of jury

It has been five years since Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson shot and killed 26-year-old Jesse Sarey who was going through a crisis.
2 days ago

Boeing working with DOJ to avoid criminal charges

After allegedly violating the terms of a 2021 deferred prosecution agreement, Boeing is reportedly working to avoid a criminal trial.
3 days ago

Tacoma hosts largest Juneteenth celebration in the state

For the second straight year, what's billed as the largest Juneteenth celebration in Washington was held at Tacoma's Stewart Heights Park.
5 days ago

Auburn officer decides not to take stand in his murder trial

Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson and his attorney rested their case today without calling Nelson to the stand to testify in his own defense.
7 days ago

Redmond High School counselor charged with inappropriate student relationship

A Redmond High School counselor was arrested this week for allegedly having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a female student.
24 days ago

Police: Man killed, another injured after being stabbed in Queen Anne park

Investigators with SPD are trying to determine what led to two stabbings Wednesday night in the Queen Anne neighborhood.
25 days ago

‘I feel bad for these people:’ South Lake Union homeless encampment cleared away

The deadline, for those living in a South Lake Union homeless encampment, to pack up and move on was 9 a.m. Wednesday.
26 days ago

2 Tukwila teens charged with Costco parking lot murder

Prosecutors announced last week charges against two teens for the murder of Mingyuan Huang in a Tukwila parking lot back in January.
27 days ago

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.
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago

Ex-Tacoma cop Timothy Rankine plans to file lawsuit against city, attorney general

Former Tacoma officer Timothy Rankine and his wife filed a tort claim against the city of Tacoma and the attorney general's office.
1 month ago

Auburn police officer on trial for murder, opening statements begin

Five years later, and after several delays, the trial of Auburn Police Officer Jeff Nelson got underway at the Regional Justice Center.
1 month ago

UW buildings covered with pro-Palestinian graffiti; president responds

The University of Washington community found many buildings around the pro-Palestinian encampment on campus covered with graffiti Wednesday.
1 month ago

$3M bail set for man accused of murdering chef at Seattle light rail

The man King County prosecutors said killed a chef at the Capitol Hill Link light rail station, had his first court appearance.
1 month ago

Man arrested following deadly light rail stabbing of beloved Seattle chef

Witnesses told police a Seattle chef got into a fight with two men that quickly resulted in the chef being stabbed several times.
1 month ago

Vandals dump 100 old tires at Shoreline church

Father Harley Crain was admiring the lawn of his Shoreline church. Then he saw a problem -- 100-old tires dumped in the church's backyard.
2 months ago

More aggressive stance taken at University of Washington encampment

The pro-Palestinian encampment at UW is now in its second week and continues to grow. There also seems to be a shift in the mood.
2 months ago

Local Boeing firefighters hit the picket line for livable wages

Boeing firefighters are on the picket line after contract negotiations broke down Saturday. This issue is money.
2 months ago

From baseball games to assault, safety concerns grow at Rainier Playfields

Hundreds of people gather at the Rainier Playfields to enjoy the sun, however, over the years parents have had to deal with safety issues.
2 months ago

‘I’m here as a Jewish person:’ UW pro-Palestinian encampment expands to 60 tents

It is the fourth day of the pro-Palestinian encampment at UW. KIRO Newsradio spoke with a Jewish student who part of the protest.
2 months ago

Pro-Palestinian UW encampment doubles by second day

UW students with the Progressive Student Union set up the encampment and said they would remain there until their demands were met.
2 months ago

Pro-Palestinian encampment on UW campus continues to grow

A pro-Palestinian tent encampment is growing on the UW campus, mirroring protests on college campuses across the country.
2 months ago

Burien camping ban saga continues as mayor speaks on resolution

If you live in King County, you probably know there is an ongoing feud between government officials over Burien's public camping ban.
2 months ago

King County deputies searching for suspected hit-and-run jeep

King County deputies are looking for a jeep believed to be connected to a hit-and-run that happened in White Center.
2 months ago