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    Massive fire jumps from building to building in downtown Bothell

    BOTHELL, Wash. — A fire that started at an under construction apartment complex in downtown Bothell has spread to a cafe and a bank. There are road closures and power outages in the area. A firefighter told Q13 News in her 17 years she has never seen anything like this — a fire jumping from building to building in historic downtown Bothell. The fire appears to have started around 3 a.m. in a building under construction near 102nd Ave. NE and Main […]

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    Wrong-way driver crashes into another car on I-5

    TACOMA — A wrong-way driver crashed head-on into another car Tuesday morning on southbound Interstate 5 near Tacoma. Police say around 4 a.m. a car started driving northbound in the southbound lanes of I-5, eventually crashing into another vehicle at the Puyallup River Bridge. Officials say both drivers were badly injured and taken to a nearby hospital. Troopers do not know where the driver got on the freeway before eventually crashing in the left lane. In a separate incident near […]

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    Police ask for taxpayer help to fight drugs, crime in Snohomish County

          Just off a busy Everett road, not far into the woods, there are trails littered with trash, used needles, and tents. A new Snohomish County Sheriff’s unit is in those woods, but not to issue tickets or make arrests. They are offering a helping hand, for treatment, housing, and even work. “As soon as you decide this isn’t working for you anymore, give us a call,” said Lauren Rainbow to a homeless man living in a tent. Rainbow […]

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    Marijuana ban ending in parts of Pierce County

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Tedd Weatherby took a big risk, operating a marijuana retail store in spite of a ban on pot businesses in unincorporated Pierce County. “The idea that we hadn’t been able to be open without this cloud of the county hanging over our heads has been frustrating,” said Weatherbee. “But we made it and we survived. Now he’s celebrating. Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy recently vetoed an ordinance that would have continued the ban. Councilor Joyce McDonald […]

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    Cooling off during 4th? Watch for toxic algae

      You may be thinking about cooling off on the water this July 4th holiday weekend. But there is something to watch out for before you take that dip: toxic algae. With hot spring temperatures leading into a warm summer so far, we could see more algae blooms on lakes around the northwest. There have been several beach closures already this season. Not all blooms are toxic, but if they are, exposure can make people and pets very sick. “People […]

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    Fire destroys Auburn home, police investigate

    AUBURN, Wash. — An early morning fire along Hazel Ave SE in Auburn destroyed a house, and police are now part of the investigation. The fire started around 3:00 Monday morning and flames could be seen shooting twenty feet into the air. It took firefighters around 40 minutes to put it out. They are not sure if anyone was in the home because the flames made the house too unstable to enter. Neighbors say one man lived in the house, and […]

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    Garage fire spreads to nearby homes in Port Orchard

    PORT ORCHARD — A garage fire in Port Orchard spread to nearby homes but thanks to a driver who saw the flames three people managed to escape. The fire was first reported around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Kitsap Street, near the Port Orchard Courthouse. This could have been a really tragic situation if not for the good Samaritan who saw the flames and got these people out of the house. Witness to Port Orchard fire says […]

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    Car prowls on rise in Redmond

    Education Hill in Redmond is named that because so many schools pepper the neighborhood. These days car prowlers are also hanging around the area. Redmond Police are warning people who live in the Education Hill neighborhood to lock up their cars and hide their valuables. During the last week of May, car prowlers hit 26 cars there. Police say too many people feel too comfortable around the area and are leaving their cars unlocked. That was the case with 19 […]

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    13-year-old boy killed in ATV crash near Auburn

    AUBURN, Wash. — King County Sheriff’s deputies say a 13-year-old was killed when the ATV he was riding went down a steep embankment. The teen was riding with a group of people on private property. Apparently, no one saw the accident involving the boy, and the other riders told deputies they didn’t realize he was missing until they all returned from riding. It is believed he missed a turn near a steep ravine, and ended up down the embankment. Deputies say […]

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    Parkland shooting victim’s family grieves as 2 of 5 teen murder suspects still on the run

    PARKLAND, Wash. — At least seven Pierce County families are torn apart after detectives said a group of teenagers killed a father during a robbery attempt. Two adult men, Jamar Latez Jones, 20, and 19-year-old Lonnie Lawerence Brantley, were already in custody, and three 16 year olds, Dasjon Robinson, Rasjon Robinson, and Khiry Baylis, were taken into custody early Thursday morning. #SWAT assisted detectives in arresting 3 teens wanted for murder. Dakota Collins and James Mapp still on the run — Pierce […]