KIRO 7 News Staff

KIRO 7 News Staff

Two dozen cases of debris thrown at drivers in Seattle in two weeks, spurring calls for action

Seattle is now averaging more than two cases every day with debris thrown at drivers, mostly near downtown Seattle.
2 months ago

For the first time, female grizzly bear captured, radio collared, and released in Washington

For the first time in Washington, wildlife biologists captured a female grizzly bear and fitted her with a radio collar. It will help biologists learn more.
2 months ago

Facebook grows in Bellevue’s Spring District

Facebook leased another new building in Bellevue, increasing its footprint in the greater Seattle area to 3.3 million square feet of office space.
2 months ago

Brush fire burning in Chelan County threatens homes, prompts evacuations

A brush fire burning between Cashmere and Wenatchee has prompted Level 2 and 3 evacuation notices and is threatening about 200 homes.
2 months ago

SeaTac apartment fire leaves scores homeless

Scores of people are homeless after a fire raced through a SeaTac apartment building, destroying several units and vehicles.
3 months ago

Local researchers: COVID vaccine booster isn’t necessary yet

Pfizer announced plans to file for emergency use authorization for a COVID vaccine booster, but the FDA and CDC say those who are fully vaccinated do not need one at this time.
3 months ago

Man shot, killed in Factoria Mall parking lot in Bellevue

Bellevue police are searching for a gunman after a fatal shooting in the parking lot of the AMC theater at Factoria Mall on Wednesday night.
3 months ago

First simulated cruise ship voyage leaving Seattle will test COVID protocols

Royal Caribbean employees are taking a four-day cruise to test COVID-19 protocols in front of CDC observers.
3 months ago

Woman fatally shot at Bellevue bar was suspect’s wife, police say

A 34-year-old man suspected of shooting and killing his estranged wife at a Bellevue bar Monday night was arrested, investigators said. 
3 months ago

Gig Harbor homeowner fatally shoots intruder, deputies say

Deputies are investigating after a Gig Harbor homeowner fatally shot an intruder Sunday night.
3 months ago

Several businesses damaged in White Center fire

Several businesses were damaged early Monday morning during a fire in White Center, fire officials said.
3 months ago

Fatal collision on Aurora Bridge involving pedestrian and a bus

According to the Seattle police, there was a fatal collision on the Aurora Bridge involving a pedestrian and a bus on Sunday afternoon.
3 months ago

Two pedestrians struck, killed in light rail collision

Light rail service in South Seattle was temporarily halted on Friday evening due to what Sound Transit officials said was a “Link-involved accident.”
3 months ago

30 people and counting likely killed by historic heat wave in Puget Sound area

Days after the historic heat wave, counties in western Washington are starting to learn the full impact of the deadly hot weather.
3 months ago

SPD Officer Lexi Harris remembered at memorial service

Officer Alexandra “Lexi” Harris was honored at a memorial service in Seattle on Thursday, starting with a processional to T-Mobile Park.
3 months ago

Woman arrested after bottle thrown onto I-90 in Seattle

Seattle Police arrested a 40-year-old woman for allegedly throwing a glass bottle onto I-90 in Seattle early Wednesday morning.
3 months ago

Seattle police officer shoots suspect in Puyallup

Numerous Seattle police officers have responded to a location in Puyallup after a Seattle officer shot a suspect Wednesday morning.
3 months ago

4 injured, 1 killed in shooting near Seattle’s Alki Beach

One man was killed, and three other people were hurt in a shooting near Alki Beach Monday night.
3 months ago

Power cut to thousands of Puget Sound Energy customers across Western Washington

Thousands of Puget Sound Energy customers went without power on Sunday as thousands of outages were reported in Issaquah, Bellevue and Kirkland.
3 months ago

WSP investigating after dead body found in car on I-5 ramp

Washington State Patrol is investigating a homicide after a dead body was found in a car on an I-5 ramp early Saturday.
3 months ago

Suspected car thief fatally shot by police in Fife

A suspected car thief was shot and killed by police after a slow-speed chase in Fife.
3 months ago

14 shot, 5 killed in Seattle in June so far; the latest effort to stop gun violence

More than a dozen people have been shot in Seattle just in June over a three-week period, including a recent drive-by in Seattle's Rainier Valley.
3 months ago

Need a new air conditioning unit? Be prepared to wait two months

Three different air conditioning companies told KIRO 7 they’re booked up until mid-August.
3 months ago

80% of Seattle park drinking fountains don’t work, heatwave ahead

Record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures are in the forecast but only 20% of Seattle city park water fountains are in working order.
3 months ago