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  • NOAA report: Orcas still struggling, 3 primary factors to blame

    SEATTLE — They are icons of the Northwest, but a decade-long study shows the orcas in the Puget Sound are still in trouble. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its research report Wednesday. Since the 1990s, the number of the endangered southern resident killer whales  has dropped from 99 to just 80. NOAA’s research found three primary factors hurting the animals: pollution, a decline in their primary food source, Chinook salmon, and boat noise. “It confirms the view that […]

  • RV fire under West Seattle Bridge raises safety concerns in wake of Atlanta freeway collapse

    WEST SEATTLE — Nobody was hurt after a fire at a homeless RV camp underneath the West Seattle Bridge, but it has raised concerns in the wake of the recent I-85 bridge collapse in Atlanta. A witness showed Q13 News video of the fire which showed flames high enough to reach the bridge for about 20 minutes. Firefighters arrived, put out the fire and made sure nobody was injured. Just last week the city cleared out part of homeless encampments in […]

  • Push to give out free lock boxes to marijuana users

    Online they are everywhere -- marijuana lock boxes -- for sale in every shape and size. They are perfect for the parent who doesn’t want their kids to have access to their stash of marijuana products, including edibles.

  • No Regrets: Cancer survivor pursues music dreams

    Seattle’s newest pop quartet, The Regrets, is playing at clubs throughout Seattle. But the band’s guitarist, Brock Gates, is trying to live with no regrets after his life changing diagnosis of leukemia. “It obviously pushed me to get out of my comfort zone,” said Gates. “It was pretty scary getting on stage those first couple times.” But not nearly as scary as that diagnosis in July of 2015. Despite suffering symptoms including fatigue, bruising, and abdominal pain, Gates never suspected […]

  • DuPont buys Big Sidewalk Sucker, saves millions fixing crumbling walkways

    DuPont — It’s a treacherous bike ride through many of the neighborhoods in DuPont. All around, there are sidewalks rising and falling, like concrete waves crashing the shore. It’s caused by sweetgum trees planted decades ago. Their shallow roots rising, cracking, and destroying sidewalks all over the city. Initially, neighbors were told it was their responsibility to replace the damaged sidewalks. “I felt shocked when I found out I was going to be responsible for that,” said Eric Kaplan who has […]

  • Woman found dead after fire in Seattle condo

    SEATTLE — Firefighters found a woman dead early Tuesday after a fire inside her condominium. Crews were called around 2:00 a.m. to Seattle’s Wedgwood neighborhood on NE 89th Street near Ravenna Ave NE. Firefighters say they found the elderly woman unresponsive on the floor. They pulled her out and performed CPR, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials said this was a small fire, and the sprinkler system inside the condo unit helped put out it out. Authorities say […]

  • Mudslide in Auburn brings down trees, blocks road

    AUBURN, Wash. — A major mudslide early Monday brought down trees and blocked Green Valley Road in Auburn. King County Sheriff’s Office first tweeted about the closure of Green Valley Road near Flaming Geyser State Park around 7 a.m. The road was expected to be closed for hours while crews worked to clear the trees and debris. Utility crews were called to the scene because some trees were resting on power lines. Major mudslide on Green Valley Rd. In Auburn. […]

  • Local coffee shop getting homeless teens off streets

    Enter Street Bean coffee shop in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, and you’ll see a typical scene, including coffee beans roasting and baristas brewing up a cup of joe. But this is not just another local coffee bar. It’s also a training ground for homeless teens. “You’re in the shop every day and you’re actually getting to be a part of the experience,” said Aura Broxey, who is now part of a special apprenticeship at Street Bean, and who, not […]

  • Stage 4 colon cancer survivor mission to save others

    This is National Dress in Blue Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about colon cancer. This comes at a time when statistics show more young people are being diagnosed with the disease. Anita Mitchell, the woman behind the push to dress in blue is a stage 4 survivor, who has become an advocate for patients while helping to spread awareness of the 2nd most deadly cancer in the U.S. “For me it was a gift because I have this whole new passion,” […]

  • Pierce County deputies shoot 2 people after high-speed pursuit

    TACOMA, Wash. — Pierce County sheriff’s deputies shot and injured two people after a pursuit involving a stolen car. Authorities say deputies shot at the pair early Tuesday after they drove at the officers. A deputy spotted a stolen Ford driving recklessly at about midnight and tried to pull it over. The driver sped away and a chase ensued at speeds over 70 mph. #Q13FOX We've learned that it was 2 males who were shot by the @PierceSheriff after failing to […]