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Shawn Garrett, KIRO 7 News and Jake Chapman, KIRO 7 News

At least 80% of floatplane wreckage pulled from water near Whidbey Island; remains found

According to Island County Emergency Management, remains were found in the wreckage Thursday, but did not say how many they were still notifying families.
21 minutes ago
shopping carts...
Darren Dedo

Abandoned shopping carts requiring coordinated response from Everett police

Everett Police said dumped carts hurt local businesses and are an eyesore for the community.
12 hours ago
ferries...
Micki Gamez

Washington State Ferries are free for youth riders starting Saturday

Because of this recent change, kids and teens can now grab a free ticket from a terminal employee by showing an ID or an Ocra Card.
12 hours ago
Encampment...
Sam Campbell

Seattle encampment fires up 15% in 2022: ‘It’s tough every time’

The Seattle Fire Department has responded to 1,133 fires at encampments in 2022, not including Wednesday's fire under the Ship Canal Bridge.
13 hours ago
Rock Thrower...
KIRO 7 News Staff

55-year-old man charged for throwing rocks, causing damage to cars on SR 900

A 55-year-old man accused of throwing rocks at cars on state Route 900 in Renton is also being accused of pointing a gun at passing cars.
14 hours ago
gas...
Nicole Jennings

Seattleites get creative with gas prices on the rise

By Monday, a gallon of regular cost $4.92. Then overnight, it climbed to more than $5 a gallon once again.
14 hours ago
fire resources...
Hanna Scott

Councilmember Herbold vows to fight for West Seattle fire resources

Councilmember Lisa Herbold expressed concerns over the city budget proposal, particularly with the distribution of firefighter resources.
16 hours ago
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KIRO 7 News Staff

Seattle could have warmest start to October in nearly 30 years

Seattle could see the warmest start to October in nearly 30 years, according to the National Weather Service.
17 hours ago
According to charging documents, the witness told investigators they had bought fentanyl powder and...
Hanna Scott

Charges filed against accused Ballard fentanyl dealer

Investigators searched the box and found over 1000 grams of fentanyl powder and nearly 900 grams of fentanyl pills.
18 hours ago
crime...
Darren Dedo

The Crime Blotter: Cops find big stash of stolen vehicles in Parkland

A deputy found the vehicle and discovered several other stolen vehicles, which prompted further investigation.
18 hours ago
Hurricane Ian...
Sam Campbell

Seattle businesses help Florida residents during Hurricane Ian

Bloodworks Northwest provides blood to numerous hospitals throughout the Pacific Northwest region – and now in Florida, too.
18 hours ago
In this March 4, 2018, file photo, MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, a...
KIRO 7 News Staff

MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Jeff Bezos, files for divorce from second husband

MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and billionaire philanthropist, has filed for divorce from her second husband.
19 hours ago
Former Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy answers questions after his legal...
Luis Andres Henao, The Associated Press

After Supreme Court backs Bremerton praying coach, no sweeping changes

Three months after the decision, there’s no sign that large numbers of coaches have been newly inspired to follow Joseph Kennedy’s high-profile example.
22 hours ago
crime fentanyl...
L.B. Gilbert

Tacoma officer fires gun, breaks up bar fight

A Tacoma Police Officer fired their gun while on a call to a confrontation at a bar late Wednesday night. At around 11:00 p.m., police received a call about a fight at The Office Bar and Grill on Pacific Avenue near S 8th Street, including one man who reportedly fired his gun inside the bar. […]
22 hours ago
seattle childrens...
Ryan Simms, KIRO 7 News

Seattle Children’s Hospital faces ‘unprecedented’ ER wait times

As flu season fast approaches, Seattle Children’s Hospital is already seeing an overflow of kids needing medical help.
23 hours ago
contract...
Lisa Brooks

Seattle School Board unanimously OK’s new teacher’s union contract

The final vote on a new 3-year contract for Seattle Public School's (SPS) teachers is unanimous, approving the deal teacher's ratified Sept. 20
23 hours ago
(Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)...
Associated Press

GOP candidate apologizes after antisemitic post surfaces

A GOP candidate for the Washington Legislature has acknowledged that a post he put on social media in 2020 is antisemitic.
1 day ago
monkey...
Nicole Jennings

PETA storms UW over treatment of medical research monkeys on first day of classes

It was all part of a protest by PETA and the Northwest Animal Rights Network against UW's Northwest Center for Primate Research.
1 day ago
goat...
Micki Gamez

Overgrown vegetation no match for SDOT’s eco-friendly contractors … goats!  

"They are an environmentally friendly and sustainable way to control vegetation on public land."
2 days ago
wearmouth...
Charlie Harger

58-year-old baseball umpire charged with sexual abuse of a minor turns himself in

Casey McNerthney with the prosecutor's office said investigators believe Wearmouth "groomed" the girl for a period of time on social media.
2 days ago
Crime Handcuffs...
Hanna Scott

Man accused of threatening to stab Renton bartender pleads not guilty

Carlos Perez pled not guilty at an arraignment this week for reportedly threatening to stab a Renton bartender earlier this month.
2 days ago
SUV pulled from ditch in Bothell...
Shawn Garrett, KIRO 7 News

Roads are slick! SUV pulled from ditch in Bothell

An SUV was lifted out of a ditch in Bothell on Wednesday after the light showers left the roads slippery in Western Washington.
2 days ago
capacity magazine...
Hanna Scott

Trial date set for late 2023 over large capacity magazine ban in Washington state

A federal judge has scheduled a trial in the legal challenge to Washington State’s new ban on high-capacity magazines for late 2023.
2 days ago
mason county fire...
Frank Sumrall

County asks District 12 fire commissioners to resign amid investigation

The misuse of funds had a significant impact on the district's ability to provide basic public safety and emergency response, according to Kevin Shutty.
2 days ago