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I-90 Pileup...
Bill Kaczaraba

I-90 near Easton is open in both directions following a 15-car crash

I-90 eastbound near Easton has been closed due to a 15-car collision, the Washington Department of Transportation reported late today.
2 months ago
Seattle likes Taylor Swift songs...
Micki Gamez

Seattle’s most downloaded songs and artists may surprise you

Newly released Spotify data says Taylor Swift is Seattle's most downloaded and listened to artist of the year 2022.
2 months ago
Virginia Mason Health...
Shawn Garrett, KIRO 7 News

Patient data among files accessed in Virginia Mason Franciscan Health data breach

A hacking incident in October that impacted workers at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and its patients was determined to be ransomware.
2 months ago
I-5...
Bill Kaczaraba

Semi-truck rolled over on I-5 cleared; Spokane Street exit re-open

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is reporting a semi-truck has crashed and is blocking the Spokane Street exit off Interstate 5.
2 months ago
Edmonds Snow...
Bill Kaczaraba

More snow Friday night? Maybe. Cold for the next 24 hours? Yes!

It was snow earlier in the week, and now freezing temperatures are gripping the Puget Sound region.
2 months ago
snow...
Bill Kaczaraba

More snow overnight; this time the south Sound area is getting hit

Snow is returning to the region overnight, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Seattle.
2 months ago
Bremerton ferry...
Micki Gamez

Bremerton Fast Ferry to operate more sailings beginning Thursday

Starting Thursday, Dec. 1, Bremerton Fast Ferry will operate more sailings.
2 months ago
abortion Capital gains tax Olympia meeting legislature abortion...
L.B. Gilbert

Capital gains tax gets the go ahead as state Supreme Court considers case

The DOR will be able to collect Washington state's new capital gains tax ahead of the Washington state Supreme Court's final ruling
2 months ago
cyber monday...
Bill Kaczaraba

Cyber Monday remains red hot as consumers look for deals

Consumer spending on Cyber Monday could surpass $11 billion nationwide this year. The numbers are showing an increase of over 8% from 2021.
2 months ago
voter turnout...
Sam Campbell

Voter turnout dips in WA compared to previous midterm

The data shows 64% of eligible voters in Washington state chose to cast their ballots in the 2022 midterm -- less than the 72% voter turnout four years ago.
2 months ago
snow...
Bill Kaczaraba

A dose of winter for Seattle-Tacoma-Everett region this week

The Seattle-Bellevue-Everett area could see snow this week. The closer you get to the mountains, the more likely you'll see snow.
2 months ago
As the pandemic eases, hospitals are now grappling with RSV. (Getty Images)...
By Gwen Baumgartner, KIRO 7 News

RSV cases soar across Washington, hospitals inundated

Hospitals across Puget Sound are being inundated with RSV patients.
3 months ago
block the box...
Hanna Scott

Seattle to seek camera enforcement for block the box, bus lane violators

City officials have been telling us for weeks that even when the new Highway 99 tunnel opens, traffic in Seattle is not expected to improve.
4 years ago
Tukwila...
Jacob Rummel

Vancouver gets Seth Rogan, we get a robot that can’t pronounce ‘Tukwila’

There are voice commands on Sound Transit's light rail rides, but they're not performed by a local celebrity and they mispronounce Tukwila.
5 years ago
parking, chalk...
KIRO Newsradio staff

A small miracle: Seattle business offers free parking to neighbors

Finding parking in Seattle is about as pleasant as getting your teeth drilled. To find a spot that doesn’t somehow break one of the city’s myriad rules can feel like a miracle.
5 years ago
Seattle Adaptive Sports...
Hanna Scott

Teen athletes battle big challenges to make it to National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Two local teens didn't let a disability stop them from living out their love of sports - and now they're headed to the National Wheelchair Basketball Competition.
5 years ago
I-90 floating bridge, Sound Transit...
MyNorthwest Staff

I-90 floating bridge closed westbound due to high winds

The westbound lanes on the I-90 floating bridge across Lake Washington were closed Sunday afternoon due to high winds.
5 years ago
(KIRO 7)...
KIRO 7 News Staff

Public rallies to keep Cafe Racer afloat

The public has rallied to donate to a GoFundMe page for Seattle's Cafe Racer, a beloved espresso shop and the site of a horrific shooting.
6 years ago
Russell Wilson...
MyNorthwest Staff

Twitter trolls swarm around Rambo-esque Russell Wilson poster

Russell Wilson is featured as a Rambo-esque action hero on a new poster produced for charity. So, of course, the Seahawks QB is being heavily ridiculed.
7 years ago
MyNorthwest Staff

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson announces his ‘big news’

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson went to social media to announce some big news about a back-to-back invitation.
7 years ago
Dyer Oxley

Des Moines police arrest 13 year old in relation to murder case

Des Moines police had already arrested 14- and 15-year-old boys in relation to a murder. Now they have a third suspect who is a 13 year old.
7 years ago
Expedia, tech, travel, seattle, bellevue...
Dyer Oxley

How will Expedia’s move into Seattle affect traffic?

Expedia is crafting its plans to move from Bellevue to Seattle and bring thousands of employees with it to Magnolia. Additional consideration is being taken for the added traffic and transit.
7 years ago
Garfield High School...
Dyer Oxley

Seattle teacher gets her job back after being fired last summer

A judge has overturned a school district decision to fire a Seattle teacher who broke rules on a school-funded trip to New Orleans. The teacher consumed alcohol and a male student groped a female while on the trip.
7 years ago
Officer Craig Hanaumi hadn’t skated in years, but took up the hobby again after realizing he ...
Jillian Raftery

Bellevue ‘Cool Cop’ rebuilds trust, one kickflip at a time

Usually, skaters and police officers butt heads, but one Bellevue police officer is changing that perception one kickflip at a time.
7 years ago