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KIRO 7 News Staff

Pedestrian struck, injured by Link light rail train in south Seattle

A pedestrian was struck and injured by a Link light rail train Wednesday afternoon in south Seattle.
10 hours ago
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Frank Sumrall

King County executive initiates plan to conserve and save the region’s wilderness

King County executive announced a plan to protect 65,000 acres of forests, farmland, and greenspace, raising property taxes in the process.
12 hours ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Drought may impact most of Pacific Northwest this summer

Drought is expected to impact much of the Pacific Northwest this summer, impacting areas throughout eastern Washington, southern Oregon and southern Idaho.
14 hours ago
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Frank Sumrall

SPD report discovers 80% of 911 calls were for non-criminal events

After reviewing more than 1.2 million 911 calls from 2017 to 2019, the Seattle Police Department (SPD) found 79.7% of calls were for non-criminal events.
15 hours ago
Associated Press

Red Sox meet the Mariners following Story’s 3-home run game

Seattle Mariners (17-22, fourth in the AL West) vs. Boston Red Sox (16-22, fourth in the AL East) Boston; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Robbie Ray (4-3, 4.62 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 50 strikeouts); Red Sox: Michael Wacha (0-0) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -112, Mariners -107; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: […]
16 hours ago
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KIRO 7 News Staff

9-year-old boy shot by younger brother in Federal Way

A 9-year-old boy was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after being shot by his younger brother in Federal Way.
16 hours ago
The US government will fly in baby formula on commercial planes contracted by the military in an ai...
Heather Bosch

A guide to locate baby formula from Washington’s Department of Health

Washington's Department of Health has put together a list of resources to help find nutritious food to feed your newborn.
17 hours ago
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Nicole Jennings

WA lakes dangerously cold this year for water sports, law enforcement warns

Every year, boaters, paddleboarders, and swimmers die on the water in Washington. This year, several factors are expected to increase the danger.
19 hours ago
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Darren Dedo

Prosecutors say former boxer beats roommate to death shortly after leaving prison

A man in Kent has been charged with murder, and prosecutors say it started with a dispute over a crinkly candy wrapper.
1 day ago
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Frank Sumrall

Seattle Public Schools will not change start times despite growing bus driver staffing concerns

Superintendent Brent Jones has determined Seattle Public Schools (SPS) will continue the two-tier transportation system for the 2022-23 school year.
1 day ago
Bellevue Power Line...
KIRO Newsradio staff

Power outages impact thousands across Western Washington

Thousands of people are without power in Western Washington after strong winds knocked down trees and power lines on Wednesday.
1 day ago
Auburn Pitbull...
Darren Dedo

Video: Police shoot dog attacking a little girl in Auburn

An Auburn girl is recovering after a vicious dog attack caught on video.
1 day ago
Rescuers work at the site of a plane crash on March 23, 2022 in Tengxian County, Wuzhou City, Guang...
Charlie Harger

Investigators suspect the fatal Boeing 737 airplane crash in China was intentional

The Wall Street Journal reported investigators believe someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed the China Eastern Airlines jet.
2 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Edmonds doesn’t want to become next Seattle after City Council bans public camping

After weeks of delays and debates, the Edmonds City Council passed an ordinance banning camping in public spaces Tuesday evening.
2 days ago
Associated Press

Red Sox host the Mariners to begin 4-game series

Seattle Mariners (17-21, fourth in the AL West) vs. Boston Red Sox (15-22, fourth in the AL East) Boston; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: George Kirby (0-0, .90 ERA, .80 WHIP, eight strikeouts); Red Sox: Rich Hill (1-1, 2.89 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 21 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -131, Mariners +111; over/under […]
2 days ago
Associated Press

Los Angeles Sparks travel to take on the Storm

Los Angeles Sparks (2-3, 0-1 Western Conference) at Seattle Storm (2-3, 1-3 Western Conference) Seattle; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Storm host the Los Angeles Sparks. Seattle finished 21-11 overall and 9-6 in Western Conference play a season ago. The Storm averaged 84.8 points per game while allowing opponents to score 80.4 […]
2 days ago
A student is sitting under the flowering cherry trees in spring time at the Quad of the University ...
Heather Bosch

Turbulent spring weather continues to flummox Seattleites after ‘second-wettest May on record’

After reaching 70 degrees in Seattle in April, Michalski says we haven't reached our average daytime high temperature for May, which is 67 degrees one time.
2 days ago
Arcade Games...
MyNorthwest Staff

Gameworks to reopen as soon as July under former execs

After closing its doors in December due to the COVID-19 pandemic, GameWorks is set to reopen as soon as this summer.
2 days ago
Co-Founder, President and CEO of Seattle Genetics Clay B. Siegall, Ph.D. speaks onstage during Gabr...
MyNorthwest Staff

Seagen CEO and co-founder Clay Siegall resigns following allegations of domestic violence

Clay Siegall, the chief executive of Seagen, Washington’s largest biotech firm, resigned this week amid the fallout of his arrest for domestic violence.
2 days ago
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Hanna Scott

GOP Senate leader renews push for gas tax relief

Seattle's average price for a gallon of gas was up 6 cents compared to a day earlier, 24 cents from a week ago and a soaring 37 cents since last month.
2 days ago
FILE - King County Superior Court Judge Roger Rogoff stands in court on Oct. 10, 2016, in Seattle. ...
Associated Press

Ex-judge to head office probing Washington police shootings

A former judge and prosecutor is being appointed to oversee Washington state's new independent office to review cases where police use deadly force -- the first such agency in the U.S.
2 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Copper River Salmon is back with its most inflated price yet

Alaska’s Copper River salmon arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Tuesday morning, marking the start of the season for the popular fish.
2 days ago
Students working in a sloyd room at the Indian Industrial School. (Photo courtesy of the William A....
Frank Sumrall

Federal Indian boarding schools implemented systematic cultural whitewashing, new report reveals

The U.S. Interior Department published a report detailing the atrocities committed at boarding schools against Indigenous people. 
3 days ago
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Dalton Day

What Seattle’s recent election reveals about the success of democracy vouchers

Andrew Grant Houston's campaign for mayor asks questions about the success or failure of Seattle's democracy vouchers program.
3 days ago