KIRO Newsradio staff

KIRO Newsradio staff

Smash and grab jewelry robbery closes popular West Seattle business for several months

Last Friday before closing, three suspects with masks and hoods stormed into a West Seattle business, stealing jewelry and cash.
1 month ago

Europe’s omicron surge ‘totally different’ than what’s expected in Washington

An epidemiologist locally contextualizes the recent uptick in omicron COVID cases with data from Europe which has seen a resurgence of the virus.
2 months ago

In first state-led operation in years, Okanogan County imminently slated for prescribed burn

Depending on weather conditions, a prescribed burn could happen in Okanogan County as soon as the week of March 28.
2 months ago

Off-duty Edmonds police officer stabbed to death in Las Vegas

An Edmonds police officer, Tyler Steffins, was stabbed to death in Las Vegas on Saturday while off-duty after a verbal altercation.
2 months ago

City of Seattle held ‘scheduled RV Remediation clean’ in Ballard, RVs remain

The City of Seattle cleaned up a homeless encampment along Eighth Avenue in Ballard on Tuesday, but says no vehicles were towed.
2 months ago

Washington State Court of Appeals rules against portions of Seattle’s eviction moratorium

A Washington state appeals court issues a decision saying that portions of the Seattle council's eviction moratorium are not legal.
2 months ago

Tips to save on gas as prices get worse before they get better

President Joe Biden has indicated that the price of gas is going to get worse before it gets better, but there are ways to save at the pump.
2 months ago

Why aren’t metal theft laws working in Washington state?

Why aren't the current laws working? That's the question many are asking with a recent rise in metal theft in Washington.
3 months ago

Clark County deputy unintentionally shoots, kills off-duty Vancouver officer

A Clark County Sheriff's deputy unintentionally shot and killed an off-duty Vancouver police officer Saturday night.
4 months ago

Police now investigating string of 15 Tacoma-area arsons

In the Tacoma area, there are now more than dozen fires reported in the past 48 hours, and police are investigating these as arson.
4 months ago

Washington hospitals likely too full to help COVID patients from Idaho

Crisis standards of care have been declared in southern Idaho, which in the past has meant there would be more patient transfers to Washington hospitals. 
4 months ago

Open investigation after downtown Seattle shooting sends one to hospital

A 31-year-old man was transported to Harborview Medical Center on Wednesday after a shooting in downtown Seattle.
4 months ago

Seattle-area concrete worker strike continues following failed session with federal mediator

A concrete workers strike in the Seattle area is now in its second month. It has put all kinds of construction projects on hold.
4 months ago

Burien extends eviction moratorium until state of emergency ends

The Burien City Council voted Thursday to keep its eviction moratorium in place until Gov. Inslee says Washington is no longer in a state of emergency. 
4 months ago

‘Stop criminalizing mental health crises,’ says Hero House NW CEO

The CEO of Hero House NW, which has three "clubhouses" in Washington, explains how their model helps aid in mental health recovery.
5 months ago

Washington health care workers pitching lawmakers for help

Health workers across the state are launching the WA Safe + Healthy Campaign to get legislators to address hospital staffing shortages.
5 months ago

KIRO Radio presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

Listen to the re-telling of Dickens' classic “A Christmas Carol,” presented by KIRO Radio, Seattle Radio Theatre, and Town Hall Seattle.  
5 months ago

Mayfield: Far more than meets the eye when it comes to how we use emojis

We have words, yet sometimes they aren’t enough. That's where emojis come in, giving us a way to express ourselves to loved ones.
6 months ago

Mayfield: What if we shared our grief with our holiday cheer this year?

Its December and holiday cheer is everywhere, but not for all of us. So, what if this season we shared the cheer and the grief?
6 months ago

Mayfield: More hope now than ever for cure to decades-long epidemic

Decades after HIV and AIDS first surfaced, there's more hope than ever for an eventual cure within the next decade.
6 months ago

Mayfield: Focusing less on money and more on giving

What if we focused on giving more every day? And what if -- beyond money -- we gave more love, wisdom, and leadership?
6 months ago

Mayfield: How scared of the omicron variant should we actually be?

The omicron variant is stranding travelers and rattling markets. It just sounds scary, but what if we're getting ahead of ourselves?
6 months ago

Fahrenthold: Taxpayers paid $1.7 million to protect Trump’s four kids, three officials

There's quite a bit of taxpayer money that went to the Secret Service to protect not just the president, but a bunch of other people as well.
8 months ago

‘They are exhausted’: Spokane reporter offers look inside ICU treating COVID patients

KXLY TV's Robyn Nance shares a special report from inside the ICU at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington.
8 months ago