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    Deadly crash that split car in half shuts down major street in south Seattle

    SEATTLE — A deadly crash that left a car split in half has shut down a major road in Seattle. One person died in the overnight crash in the south Seattle neighborhood of Rainier Valley. The crash happened just after midnight in the 9100 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Way S. Seattle police say the car hit a pole — splitting the car in two. Half of the car stopped at the utility pole while the other half traveled […]

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    Police: Suspected serial robber shot by police after holding up Denny’s in Puyallup

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — Police in Puyallup say they shot a serial robber after he pulled out a gun. According to Puyallup police, officers responded around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday to an armed robbery at the Denny’s Restaurant in the 600 block of South Hill Park Drive. A pursuit followed and they say the car the robber was in crashed when the officers tried to take the suspect in custody. Police say the suspect pulled out a shotgun and that’s when the suspect […]

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    Downed tree, power lines cause big delays on Issaquah-Hobart Road

    A tree fell knocking power lines into the northbound lane of Issaquah-Hobart Road early Tuesday causing delays for morning commuters. Police said a driver then hit the tree near Tiger Mountain Rd SE. That driver was not injured. Around 7 a.m. authorities said a tow truck had just removed the car. Puget Sound Energy has been called to repair the power lines. Crews have a lot of work to do because lines on both sides of the road were affected. […]

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    Armed robbers break into south Seattle home

    SEATTLE — Police are searching for two men who broke into a south Seattle home Monday morning while three people were inside. Officers were called before 5 a.m. to the 2100 block of 19th Ave. S. Two women and a man were at home when the two men broke in. The victims told police the suspects were wearing masks and at least one of them had a gun. Officials said all three victims suffered minor injuries, but did not need […]

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    Strong winds, rain pound Western Washington; strongest storm still to come

    Strong winds and rain continue to pound the Pacific Northwest — knocking down trees, blocking roads and causing power outages. Q13 News’ team of meteorologists is tracking the storms and getting you prepared for Saturday’s storm which is expected to be much stronger, bringing drenching rains and damaging winds. The National Weather Service received reports that a tornado touched down in Manzanita, Oregon around 8:25 a.m. Tillamook County Sheriff Andy Long says it touched down in the city of Manzanita about […]

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    First of three storms dumps rain on Western Washington; high wind warning tonight

    SEATTLE — The first of three storms headed for the Pacific Northwest arrived overnight bringing soaking rains. Forecasters say high winds will be added to the equation starting Thursday night. Thursday will be wet for everyone, with over an inch for the metro area, Q13 Meteorologist Walter Kelley says. The heaviest rain will start at about 4 p.m. Thursday, which is likely to bring standing water on the roads. The mountains will get over 4 inches of rain and that will […]

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    Rebounding from Greenwood explosion 6 months later

    (CREDIT: Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)   In Greenwood, several businesses are still trying to rebound six months after a gas explosion leveled a building there. They are hoping a report by the state Utilities and Transportation Commission blaming Puget Sound Energy for not sealing off an abandoned gas line may help them recover. Just dealing with insurance companies has felt like a full time job for some. “Financially, this has been a meteor striking our business,” said Davey Oil, the […]

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    Dire threat to bats could impact state’s economy, our health

    OLYMPIA — Wildlife biologists in our state made a disturbing discovery recently when they found a disease that could decimate the bat population in Washington. It’s called White-nose syndrome, a disease caused by a fungus that invades the skin of hibernating bats. It causes white markings around the face and wings of bats, and the mortality rate is near 100 percent. The disease was first discovered on the East Coast 10 years ago and has been catastrophic to bat populations […]

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    Woman jumps out of 3rd story window after four armed men break into her Seattle home

    SEATTLE — Police say a woman jumped out of a 3rd story window after four armed men forced their way into her Seattle home. According to Seattle police, the men forced their way inside a residence near 9th Ave & Alder St just after 3 a.m. Officers responded after receiving several 911 calls but did not locate the suspects. Few details were released, but investigators said the woman jumped out of her window and was taken with unknown injuries to Harborview […]

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    Everett set to ban high alcohol beer downtown

      The Barber Shop is an Everett institution, open along Colby Avenue since 1936. Marcie Shack has owned the salon for the last nine years, but says in that time she has seen the homeless problem get worse, along with public drunkenness and break-ins around her business. “Panhandlers on the sidewalk, in the back parking lot, and using the parking lot as a bathroom facility,” said Shack who says she was also recently confronted with a man on drugs or […]