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Straight from the KIRO Newsradio newsdesk. Contributors include reporters Sam Campbell, Kate Stone, Aaron Granillo, Heather Bosch, Diane Duthweiler, Lisa Brooks, Matt Markovich, Katrina Guischard, and more.

Judge denies state GOP attempt to keep initiatives’ financial impact off ballot

A judge ruled Friday that what have are known as "financial warning labels" must be included with initiatives on the November ballot.
6 days ago

1 killed after a plane crashed into an Auburn building

One person died after a small plane crashed onto the roof of a building in Auburn Thursday, according to the Valley Regional Fire Authority.
8 days ago

OPA opens probe over incident where Seattle officers appear to be beating man

Seattle's civilian police watchdog agency has confirmed it is investigating Seattle officers seen on social media appearing to beat a man.
9 days ago

Families of those who died in Boeing crashes press DOJ for prosecution

Relatives of passengers who died in two jetliner crashes pushed federal officials Friday to prosecute Boeing on criminal charges.
13 days ago

Memorial Day Weekend gearing up to be one of region’s biggest travel days

AAA estimates 43.8 million people will travel 50 miles or more during the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend – approaching 2005’s record of 44 million travelers.
23 days ago

Alleged stalker tried to kidnap teen in front of her parents in Bothell, documents state

Court documents say a girl, 17, was standing with her parents outside an elementary school, when Fernando Rojas allegedly grabbed the teen.
23 days ago

‘Very eclectic festival’: Bumbershoot announces its 2024 lineup for Labor Day weekend

The Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival is one of the longest running independent festivals in the world and will celebrate its 51st installment this Labor Day Weekend. And this year, Labor Day is early as the event will be held Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1 at Seattle Center. Chris Porter, the Bumbershoot music […]
24 days ago

Group agrees to disband UW encampment after reaching deal with administration

Protesters who had set up an encampment on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle say they're packing up and going home.
28 days ago

Justice Department: Boeing violated deal that avoided prosecution after crashes

The DOJ determined Boeing violated a settlement that allowed the company to avoid prosecution after two crashes involving its aircraft.
1 month ago

Evasive missing zebra mare recovered in North Bend, is safe

A zebra mare that had been missing and on the loose in the woods since escaping a transport truck Sunday has been caught and she is safe.
1 month ago

Charges filed against protesters who shut down I-5 in Seattle

Charges have been filed against six protesters who were involved in the pro-Palestinian protest that shut down I-5 in Seattle on Jan. 6.
2 months ago

Washington official dismisses concerns Joe Biden may be left off election ballot

The Washington Secretary of State's office is brushing off concerns President Joe Biden won't be on the state's general election ballot.
2 months ago

Is living in the moment causing debt? Tips to curb ‘funflation’

Just as Americans are getting into spring break and ready to revel in summer activities comes a warning about going into debt.
2 months ago

Mercer Island residents evacuated due to landslide risk allowed to return home

The residents of around 20 homes in Mercer Island who were evacuated overnight Wednesday were told they could return home Thursday evening.
2 months ago

2 teen boys found shot dead around I-5 in Seattle, WSP says

The Washington State Patrol said the boys were shot and found near Interstate 5. One was found Thursday night and the other was found Friday.
3 months ago

Mount Vernon fire station burns down, leaves volunteers with a lot of work

It would be easy to make the Lake McMurray firehouse the butt of a joke. The station that burned down.
3 months ago

Suspect wearing body armor shot and killed by Pierce County deputies

Two Pierce County deputies were on a routine patrol and ended up shooting and killing a man wearing body armor in Tacoma early Monday.
3 months ago

Flooding in Western Wash. possible as front moves through

A strong frontal system will move across Western Washington Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
4 months ago

Gunman shoots at WSDOT workers near Renton for unknown reasons

It is not known why a person fired at a Washington State Department of Transportation road crew near Renton Tuesday night.
4 months ago

Everett standoff ends with person in custody after gunshots were fired

One person was taken into custody early Thursday by the Everett Police Department, who had been waiting out a standoff suspect for nearly 12 hours.
4 months ago

Over 100 protesters block Seattle’s University Bridge

Protesters from a group called Jewish Voice for Peace Seattle fully blocked Seattle’s University Bridge Thursday afternoon.
6 months ago

Pro-Palestinian protesters removed after occupying key UW building

Dozens of pro-Palestinian demonstrators were physically removed from the University of Washington's Gerberding Hall in Seattle Thursday night.
6 months ago

Wind causes power outages across Puget Sound

Windy conditions caused power outages Thursday afternoon across the Puget Sound region, with nearly 20,000 customers without power.
7 months ago

‘It does not smell’: Wash. program to use sewage to keep businesses warm

King County is about to heat things up on a pilot program that will use sewage to keep businesses warm this winter.
8 months ago