Lisa Brooks

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Lisa Brooks is a news anchor and regular feature contributor on KIRO Newsradio. She joined KIRO in 2010 after 7 years with "the competition". She's now honored to contribute great stories to a fantastic team. Lisa's a big Mariners fan, and has even had the opportunity to serve as a fill-in Public Address Announcer at the old Kingdome and Safeco Field for more than a dozen games. Biggest thrill, announcing Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken Jr.'s names as they came up to bat. Lisa loves volunteering in her community, and spending time with her two pooches, Dudley and Motley.

WA Corrections pays $600K settlement in sexual harassment lawsuit

Washington's Corrections Department has agreed to pay $600,000 dollars to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a former intern.
3 hours ago

KC Councilmember Kohl-Welles won’t seek re-election in ‘next chapter’

After 30 years in office, King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles announced she will not be seeking re-election this fall.
1 day ago

Two Puyallup officers shot, injured after standoff with armed suspect

Residents were ordered to shelter in place for hours Tuesday while Puyallup police tried to talk an armed man out of one of the units.
2 days ago

Woman injured by Seattle Police car in South Lake Union

A young woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a Seattle Police Department cruiser Monday night.
3 days ago

Biden issues disaster declaration for November storms

Areas of the state impacted by last November's severe winter storm are now eligible to receive federal assistance.
14 days ago

Cantwell: Congress on aiding Ukraine, equal pay for US sports teams

Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) was on hand Wednesday as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy went before a joint session of Congress.
1 month ago

Bah humbug: Insects from Christmas trees destroying WA forests

An invasive species may be working its way into Washington's lush evergreen forests through your holiday greenery.
1 month ago

High amounts of COVID-19 antibodies found among Washington children

New data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that at least 83% of kids in Washington state have survived a bout of COVID-19.
1 month ago

No more snow days for Seattle Public Schools, remote learning instead

If it snows when Seattle Public Schools are in session next year, there will be no district-wide cancellations for snow days anymore.
1 month ago

Seattle City councilmember Debora Juarez won’t run for re-election

Now, Crosscut is reporting Council President Debora Juarez has also decided not to run for another term.
2 months ago

Seattle City councilmember Lisa Herbold won’t run for re-election

A significant decision from Seattle City Council member Lisa Herbold Friday, she has decided not to run for re-election next year.
2 months ago

Missing Indigenous Person Alert issued for 16-year-old boy in Snohomish County

The Washington State Patrol has issued a Missing Indigenous Person Alert on behalf of the Tulalip Tribal Police in Snohomish County.
2 months ago

Seattle mayor plans to cut gas-powered cars at City Hall to slash greenhouse gas

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell has signed an ambitious plan aimed at slashing greenhouse gas emissions across the city.
2 months ago

Seattle police investigate multiple convenience store robberies

Seattle Police are investigating two armed robberies at convenience stores in the West Seattle area that investigators say may be connected.
2 months ago

Puyallup Police searching for suspect after barbershop shooting

Puyallup police are looking for a man who shot and killed the owner of a barbershop Wednesday while he was giving a child a haircut.
2 months ago

Bald Eagle with bird flu found in West Seattle park

The West Seattle Blog reports a local naturalist found a Bald Eagle on the ground sick at Lincoln Park in West Seattle.
2 months ago

Woodland Park bear cubs becoming fast friends

Two new bear cubs at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo are from different states but have quickly become best friends.
2 months ago

A wealth of holiday reading courtesy of Bill Gates’ book recommendations

Bill Gates is out with his annual list of holiday books. This year, he's chosen some all-time favorites, instead of the best from his past year's readings.
2 months ago

Tacoma police offer free engraving on catalytic converters to prevent theft

Tacoma Police and local dealerships are joining together Friday to offer free identification engraving on catalytic converters.
2 months ago

Property owners accused of ‘price-fixing’ rent in Seattle

Some of the largest rental property owners in the nation have been named in a class-action lawsuit for price-fixing.
2 months ago

Boeing tries to get FAA approval for paint-peeling fix

Boeing blames ultraviolet radiation exposure for causing paint to peel on some of the wings and horizontal stabilizers of its 787 Dreamliner.
2 months ago

‘Gun battle’ injures two in Central District

Seattle Police say two people were listed in stable condition after they were shot in what witnesses called a gun battle in the Central District Tuesday.
3 months ago

WSU police sergeant resigns over accusations of sexual misconduct

Officials said he had engaged in predatory grooming behavior, made sexually explicit comments, and nonconsensual physical contact with coworkers.
3 months ago

King County judge temporarily halts Albertsons merger payout

A King County Court has approved a temporary order filed by AG Bob Ferguson to block Albertsons Inc. from paying a massive dividend to investors
3 months ago