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    When you got to go: State fines King County Metro over restroom issues for drivers

    SEATTLE — King County Metro is in the hot seat, fined by the state for not providing drivers enough resources to use restrooms while on duty. The problem is getting so bad, bus drivers told Q13 Fox News on Friday, that some of their co-workers are urinating on their seats. “It’s ridiculous. I mean. no one should have to worry about going to the bathroom,” bus driver Rickey Brown said. Last year, the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587 received at […]

  • Police monitor athletic fields at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the aftermath of a shooting on the high school's campus on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington.

    Marysville school shooter sent series of disturbing text messages before massacre

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — The Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooter sent disturbing text messages days, even minutes, before the shooting. Jaylen Fryberg`s text messages leading up to the cafeteria massacre are chilling. Police say just minutes before the shooting, the 15-year-old sent a text titled ‘My Funeral Shit.’ The revelations come from document filed by detectives seeking to search Jaylen`s cell phone. Investigators say 14 family members received that text, apologizing for what was about to happen and telling family members to […]

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    ‘Don’t come in or you will be shot!’ Lakewood man told home invaders: They went in

    LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Having been tied up and pistol-whipped, a Lakewood man had nasty cuts on his forehead from a terrifying home invasion. “We are a little shaken up, but we are doing fine. Spent the night at the hospital, but we are home and we are fine,” the victim, who asked not to be identified, said Wednesday. Outside his home in the 11000 block of Briar Road SW on Wednesday, you could still see the damage caused by three […]

  • The man in the gray sweatshirt was tied up and hit with a gun in the home invasion robbery. He said he was too shaken up after the incident to talk about it. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    1 man shot, Tacoma couple tied up in home invasion robbery; suspects escape

    TACOMA — One man was shot and a Tacoma couple were hog-tied and pistol-whipped  in a home invasion robbery Tuesday. Two suspects escaped and were on the loose. Two cars involved in the home invasion were found abandoned by authorities Tuesday night — one was in Renton, and the other was in Tacoma. The vehicle found in Renton had been burned. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said the thieves targeted a couple living in the 8300 block of 19th Avenue […]

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    Thieves hit more than 40 mailboxes in Lake Forest Park

    LAKE FOREST PARK, Wash. — Police say they believe someone drove through several neighborhoods in Lake Forest Park, opened up more than 40 mailboxes and stole mail early Monday. “Mail fraud is getting pretty outrageous,” Lake Forest Park resident Adrian Royal said. Thieves hit up Royal’s mailbox — and it’s not the first time. “I didn’t get my mail for like two months,” Royal said. Last year, a thief stole Royal’s personal information and forwarded all of his mail to […]

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    Do you know what lies beneath Lake Washington? Watch this video

    SEATTLE — Many of us have been on Lake Washington or visited its shores. But do you know what’s hidden beneath the surface? Sunken at the bottom are seven plane wrecks, 400 boats and hundreds, if not thousands, of other items. Watch this video report about how these relics are found:  

  • This sign on the door of Krain Corner near 264th Ave SE in Enumclaw has attracted residents who have been without power for days. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    Windstorm damage in Enumclaw leaves many without power, in cold for days

    ENUMCLAW — Most outages in South King County were restored by Thursday morning but many were still out of power in Enumclaw. Puget Sound Energy said the windstorm Tuesday and Wednesday caused heavy infrastructure damage in Enumclaw, causing long-term power outages and road closures. The sign outside Krain Corner near 264th Ave SE reads, “We have heat.” With hundreds still without power in Enumclaw Thursday night, those words attracted droves of customers into the restaurant. “Everyone wants some hot coffee […]

  • Power slowly coming back on, but about 9,000 still without

    AUBURN, Wash. — About 9,000 customers are without power as the Puget Sound region wakes up to another cold and crisp day. Puget Sound Energy has restored power to more than 214,000 customers since the damaging winds hit our region, the utility reported Thursday morning. In a press release PSE said that the focus of restoration work remains in south King County, where the damage has been the most severe, and where winds continue to blow. “We’re continuing to work on […]

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    Lake Stevens police officer resigns amid criminal probe; woman files for protective order against him

    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. — Lake Stevens police officer Andrew Thor has resigned amid a criminal investigation, Police Chief Dan Lorentzen announced Monday. Lorentzen said the city could not comment further. But according to court documents, a 26-year-old woman has sought a protection order against the officer, accusing him of intimidating her and stalking her. “He was my hero,” the woman told Q13 FOX News Monday. The woman did not want to reveal her identity but she says the two met […]