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KIRO 7 News Staff

11-year-old injured in suspected road rage shooting on I-5 near Tacoma Mall

The shooting, which took place on northbound I-5 south of 38th Street near the Tacoma Mall, was reported at about 2:20 p.m.
10 hours ago
snow...
Frank Sumrall

Lowland snow looming for Seattle region early next week

Washington is expecting anywhere from eight to 18 inches of snowfall in the passes from Saturday through Sunday night.
13 hours ago
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KIRO 7 News Staff

Nearly 2 dozen people forced out of Tacoma apartments after Thanksgiving fire

Smoke and flames were seen on the second- and third-floor decks of one building and flames had spread into the attic.
13 hours ago
Chris Wesolowicz (Photo courtesy of Wesolowicz Family GoFundMe)...
KIRO 7 News Staff

Details emerge about man shot and killed in Southcenter parking garage

Mary Wesolowicz told KIRO 7 her husband was selfless, always putting others first, and in his final act, he did everything he could to save her.
13 hours ago
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Colleen West, KIRO 7 News

Federal Way gun owner charged after 8-year-old shoots 9-year-old brother in head

LeAnthony J. Todd, 18, was charged on Nov. 15 with first-degree community endangerment due to unsafe firearm storage.
20 hours ago
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KIRO 7 News Staff

Victims identified in Friday’s plane crash near Snohomish

Four people were killed last Friday after a small plane crashed into a field and caught fire near Snohomish.
2 days ago
Bald Eagle...
Lisa Brooks

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 days ago
Boise State University students, along with people who knew the four University of Idaho students w...
Associated Press

10 days in, no suspect, no weapon in Idaho student slayings

Ten days after four University of Idaho students were stabbed to death in their rooms, police said they still have not identified a suspect.
2 days ago
Black Friday...
KIRO Newsradio staff

Black Friday shopping will look a little different this year

Black Friday may not be the big holiday shopping kickoff it once was, as stores will look a little different this year.
2 days ago
World Cup Beer...
KIRO 7 News Staff

Seattle man visiting Qatar finds solution to World Cup alcohol ban

A Seattle man who’s visiting Qatar has created a map of where to find a beer or other alcoholic drink at legal establishments in the country.
3 days ago
staffing...
Frank Sumrall

ShotSpotter tech nipped from Seattle budget despite mayor’s push

ShotSpotter's CEO and Department Director both donated to Harrell during his 2013 and 2021 mayoral campaigns.
3 days ago
Pediatric flu...
Nicole Jennings

King County has first pediatric flu death in three years

For the first time in three years, a child in King County has died of the flu. It's the county's first known pediatric flu death of 2022.
3 days ago
Santa Claus Seattle...
MyNorthwest Staff

24 things to do in the Seattle area for the holidays

Need to get in the holiday spirit? There's plenty to do in and around the greater Seattle area to spread cheer for the holidays.
3 days ago
robberies...
Frank Sumrall

15-year-old allegedly tied to more than 30 robberies in King County

A 15-year-old boy is at the center of a King County Sheriff's Office investigation into more than 30 robberies.
3 days ago
i-90...
L.B. Gilbert

Snow causes spinouts, closes stretches of I-90 in Cascades

Washington State Patrol shut down stretches of I-90 near Ellensburg and another section around North Bend on Tuesday afternoon.
3 days ago
Boise State University students, along with people who knew the four University of Idaho students w...
Associated Press

Cops investigating Idaho stabbings say stalker tips unproven

Detectives have looked extensively into information that one of the victims had a stalker and have not been able to verify it.
3 days ago
bear...
Lisa Brooks

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.
3 days ago
FILE - The Twitter splash page is seen on a digital device, Monday, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. O...
Stephen Groves, Associated Press

Public safety accounts urge caution on Twitter after changes

As Twitter became knotted with turmoil, Rachel Terlep, the Washington DNR intersperses cheeky banter with wildfire and weather warnings
3 days ago
Bellevue Police Officer dies...
Ryan Simms, KIRO 7 News

Fallen Bellevue officer was a protector of his family, says cousin

Tributes keep pouring in for the Bellevue police officer who died following a crash on Monday. Officer Jordan Jackson was only 34 years old
3 days ago
murders...
Gene Johnson, Associated Press

Court: Long sentence for Black man who killed at 17 stands

The Washington Supreme Court has declined to reconsider an opinion that upheld a Black man's virtual life sentence for shootings he committed at age 17, despite criticism that the ruling betrayed racial bias.
3 days ago
King County Courthouse domestic violance...
Hanna Scott

KC Prosecutor’s Office uses data to better understand domestic violence cases

Domestic violence remains the most common type of crime for King County prosecutors, accounting for nearly 21% of the 629 charges filed.
3 days ago
Adderall...
L.B. Gilbert

Adderall shortage causes some to look to alternate treatments

The country is in a shortage of Adderall, a drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD.
4 days ago
Flu season hospital...
Nicole Jennings

Flu season wreaking havoc on kids in Washington state

Flu season has started early this year, creating a perfect storm with RSV and COVID that is wreaking havoc on kids.
4 days ago
laser...
L.B. Gilbert

Laser strike incidents at Sea-Tac Airport catches attention of FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration announced they would be investigating reports from flight crews targeted by lasers at Sea-Tac
4 days ago