KIRO 7 News Staff

KIRO 7 News Staff

Pierce County hit-and-run driver strikes two 12-year-old girls, killing one

A devastated Pierce County father is pleading with a hit-and-run driver to come forward after his 12-year-old daughter was killed and her friend injured.
26 minutes ago

Man shot, killed in Seattle’s Central District

An investigation is underway after a 36-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday night in Seattle’s Central District.
7 hours ago

Seattle-area trash service could be delayed longer due to out-of-state strike

Snow halted trash collection service across Puget Sound, creating a backlog of garbage. As companies try to catch up, some workers are walking off the job.
4 days ago

Man charged in armed robbery spree at 12 King County banks and businesses

A man was charged with 12 counts of first-degree robbery in what prosecutors say was a two-month armed robbery spree.
6 days ago

Washington Neo-Nazi group leader sentenced to 7 years in prison for intimidation plot

A Neo-Nazi group leader was sentenced for his role in a multi-state plot to threaten and intimidate journalists and anti-Semitism advocates.
6 days ago

Lake Washington High School to temporarily shift to remote learning Monday

Lake Washington High School students will temporarily shift to remote learning starting Monday due to staffing shortages related to COVID-19.
7 days ago

Three dead after shooting in Auburn, including child

Auburn police responded to a call of shots fired Tuesday evening. Once officers went inside the home, they found the bodies of a man, woman, and child.
12 days ago

Violent, deadly New Year’s weekend in South Sound

Three men are dead and one man is fighting for his life in four separate shootings from Tacoma to Spanaway.
15 days ago

Seattle man arrested after setting up makeshift shooting range in encampment

Seattle police were summoned to South Seattle for reports of gunfire, discovering a man had set up a "shooting range" in an encampment.
18 days ago

Seattle bartender assaulted after asking for proof of vaccination

A Seattle bartender was assaulted with a sharpened broomstick after asking a customer for proof of vaccination, according to Seattle police.
19 days ago

Man dies following police standoff after holding hostages inside Algona home

A standoff ended after Auburn police said a man fired at officers, and was barricaded inside a home in Algona with three people inside.
20 days ago

Seattle to treat Monday as holiday for street parking

Monday, Dec. 27, will be a free parking day in the city of Seattle, according to a tweet from the Seattle Department of Transportation.
21 days ago

1 injured in shooting in Safeway parking lot

Police are investigating after a man was shot in a Safeway parking lot Wednesday night in Shoreline.
25 days ago

UW modelers project 3 billion new COVID-19 cases by February

An alarming report from UW's IHME is predicting 3 billion new COVID infections from the omicron variant over the next two months.
26 days ago

City to clear homeless encampment at Green Lake Park beginning Monday

Encampments at Green Lake Park and a small portion of Woodland Park will be removed starting Dec. 20 following several months of outreach efforts, according to Mayor Durkan’s office.
30 days ago

3-alarm fire rips through apartment building in downtown Olympia

A massive fire in downtown Olympia is now under control. It started at a five-story apartment building under construction around 5 a.m. Wednesday.
1 month ago

Crews respond to two fires in Queen Anne less than a block apart

Crews responded to two separate fires located just a block apart in Queen Anne Wednesday morning.
1 month ago

Deaths of two teen girls, father in Renton still unclear after autopsy

It’s still unclear why two teenage girls and their father were found dead inside their South King County duplex on Saturday, according to Renton police.
1 month ago

Avalanche risk still high after Crystal Mountain fatality

The avalanche risk remains high in the Cascades, a day after a backcountry skier died at Crystal Mountain.
1 month ago

1 dead, 5 rescued after avalanche near Crystal Mountain

A 66-year-old man was killed when he and his party of six seemingly triggered an avalanche in the Silver Basin area of the Crystal Mountain ski area.
1 month ago

Teacher uses racist language speaking to Seattle school student

In letter addressed to families, a teacher at Rainier Beach High School used racist language while speaking to a student during class.
1 month ago

Drivers frustrated as they wait for Snoqualmie Pass to reopen

Winter weather has hit Western Washington and that means the Snoqualmie Pass can close during any winter storm.
1 month ago

Teen hurt, baby in critical condition after Tukwila shooting

A teenage boy and a toddler are in the hospital after they were shot in Tukwila early Wednesday.
1 month ago

Officials: Snohomish County teen falsely accused classmate of threatening school shooting

Charges have been referred for a 13-year-old Snohomish County teen for falsely accusing a classmate of threatening a school shooting.
1 month ago