Kate Stone

Mayor Bruce Harrell calls Seattle ‘persistent’ in State of the City address

In his second “State of the City” address, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell outlined future goals for tackling crime, the drug crisis, affordable housing, and other issues. “The state of our city is persistent, and it is pioneering,” Harrell said in his remarks Tuesday. He confirmed the long-awaited “One Seattle Plan” is coming. That refers to […]
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Steve Coogan

Prosecutors will not charge Seattle officer in death of Jaahnavi Kandula

King County prosecutors said Wednesday it will not be charging Seattle Police Department Officer Kevin Dave in the death of Jaahnavi Kandula.
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Steve Coogan and Bill Kaczaraba, MyNorthwest

Woman stabbed in Point Defiance crime: ‘I can’t believe I survived’

On Feb. 10, the victim was walking at Point Defiance Park when was attacked by an unknown man, the Tacoma Police Department reported.
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Micki Gamez

Washington continues to be a UFO hot spot

Seattle has become a hot spot for UFO sightings, with 86.5 sightings per 100,000 residents annually between 2000 and 2023.
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The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exc...
Associated Press

Boeing ousts head of 737 jetliner program weeks after panel blowout on flight

Boeing said the head of its 737 program is leaving the company in an executive shake-up weeks after a door panel blew out on a flight over Oregon.
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Sam Campbell

Scammer steals $1,300 from Skyway shop using fraudulent refunds

A coffee shop owner is warning other area businesses after she said a man scammed her out of $1,300 through a fraudulent refund scheme.
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Louie Tran, KIRO 7 News

‘It’s made me really scared:’ Mountlake Terrace dog attacked by coyote, pets missing

A Mountlake Terrace family is warning other pet owners after their dog was attacked by a coyote. Now missing pet signs are appearing in their neighborhood.
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SuElen Rivera, KTAR

Arlington woman being held for allegedly killing newborn in Phoenix in 2005

Police arrested an Arlington woman suspected in the murder of a newborn found dead at Phoenix's airport, authorities said Monday.
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Bill Kaczaraba

John & Shari video: Training for local firefighters ‘destructive’

Local fire departments have suspended their Diversity Equity Inclusion training.
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Image: Seattle Police Department dashcam video shows officers' pursuit of two juveniles who carjack...
Kate Stone

Boys, ages 12 and 13, who led police on car chase given different outcomes after court appearances

Seattle detectives believe the woman was reporting her two children, but she did not provide their names or indicate she knew them.
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Steve Coogan and Sam Campbell

Seattle police officers given 9 hour suspensions after slow shooting response

A new report has revealed two Seattle Police Department officers took over 20 minutes to get to a shooting scene a mile away in late 2022.
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Food delivery biker...
Heather Bosch

Delivery apps adding a side dish of ‘worry’ for restaurants, customers

This should be a joyous time for entrepreneurs, but Seattle's new delivery driver pay standards - and the app-based companies that use them - have served up a side dish of worry.
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Bill Kaczaraba

Survey: Washingtonians ‘unhappy’ with the lack of affordable housing

Washington residents are more "unhappy" than others in the nation about the price of housing.
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Kate Stone

Man faces multiple charges after WSP trooper shooting in Kent

A man accused of shooting a Washington State Patrol trooper multiple times in Kent last Friday has been charged.
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George Hurst, Lynwood city council president

Lynnwood council pres.: Bill that limits rent increases should be passed

The ongoing conversation regarding the pros and cons of HB 2114 has centered on tenants who live in apartment buildings are single family homes.
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Nate Connors

Westbound SR520 closes at I-405 for two nights

All westbound lanes of 520 near the 405 interchange will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
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Associated Press

Alabama Supreme Court rules frozen embryos are ‘children’ under state law

Critics say the Alabama embryo ruling may have sweeping implications for fertility treatments.
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Associated Press

Two men charged with murder at Kansas City Chiefs parade

Minutes after Kansas City Chiefs players spoke at a victory celebration Wednesday, multiple people near the parade route were carried away on stretchers.
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Louie Tran, KIRO 7 News

Customers evacuate Seattle business after people smoke drugs inside bathroom for nearly an hour

Customers were forced to evacuate a Seattle Krispy Kreme Doughnuts after people were caught smoking drugs inside a bathroom, police said.
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Image: Bullet holes are seen in a 2015 Ford Mustang after a shooting on Interstate 5 on Monday, Feb...
Steve Coogan

Man in critical condition after drive-by shooting on I-5

A drive-by shooting occurred Monday night on Interstate 5 south near Interstate 405 in King County, according to the Washington State Patrol.
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Associated Press

Capital One to buy Discover for $35B in deal combining major US credit card companies

The deal would bring together two of the nation's credit card companies as well as potentially shake up the payments industry.
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Heather Bosch

Finding a solution to the childcare crisis in Washington

The childcare crisis in Washington state comes down to affordability vs. quality.
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Bill Kaczaraba

Study: Washington ranked No. 1 state with the worst pothole problems

The state of Washington is ranked No. 1 regarding pothole problems in a study by AAA as reported in USA Today Blueprint.
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A driver drove a car on a sidewalk in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood on the evening of Saturday, Fe...
Deborah Horne, KIRO 7 News

‘Neighbors outraged’: Driver pulls onto Ballard sidewalk to escape police

It was all caught on surveillance camera. The neighbors believe the vehicle came from an encampment a block away.
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