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  • 74-year-old woman terrorized, pistol-whipped in Skyway home-invasion robbery

    SEATTLE — A horrifying home invasion that could happen to anybody – but police say the Skyway family might have been targeted. King County sheriff’s detectives are asking for your help trying to find three men they say terrorized an elderly woman, before stealing jewelry and cash from inside her home. The entire ordeal was caught on camera. Neighbors across the street called 911 when the elderly woman ran out onto her front porch, screaming for help. “Her forehead was […]

  • WSDOT ‘short stacking’ some ferries to prevent storm damage to cars on board

    MUKILTEO, Wash. — Strong winds around the Puget Sound cancelled some WSDOT ferry and Kitsap Transit fast ferry services Wednesday. WSDOT ferry service was canceled for nearly five hours along their Coupeville to Port Townsend routes beginning around 2p.m. Wednesday. On their twitter page, WSDOT said routes resumes at 6:45pm. It was also visibly stormy along the Mukilteo to Clinton route–the water choppy, with white caps. The Mukilteo to Clinton route—along with several other–alternated their course slightly due to weather […]

  • Heavy rain moves into area after strong winds knock down trees, power lines (PHOTOS)

    SEATTLE — Tens of thousands of people were without power Wednesday and Wednesday as trees and tree limbs came down during high winds. Officials say over 54,000 customers were without power at one point as a wind and rain storm blew through Western Washington. The National Weather Service in Seattle on Wednesday issued high wind warnings on the coast and north of Seattle from Everett to Bellingham while wind advisories were issued from Seattle to south of Centralia. The weather […]

  • Dead branches and limbs more likely to fall, be a danger than trees in windstorms

    SEATTLE  — It’s the symbol of the Evergreen State and one reason many choose to call the Pacific Northwest home. But in the state known for its trees, rain is just as much a reality. “Saturated ground causes the roots to loose their grips on the soil,” said certified arborist and self-proclaimed “tree surgeon” Michael Oxman. “Weather takes out trees that have been neglected, primarily. Usually it’s after it’s been raining for quite a long time.” In this case – it’s […]

  • Utility crews, residents preparing for first series of fall storms

    KENMORE, Wash. — Rain isn’t the only threat in our series of storms this week. Wind is also expected to bring down tree branches and even power lines. Utility companies around Snohomish and King counties say they’re  expecting outages and have additional crews on standby. Carol Fritsch was already cleaning up pine needles outside her home Monday. Sweeping her driveway and clearing yard debris before the first big round of fall storms arrive, one-by-one, this week. “The branches come down […]

  • Neighbors: lone survivor in fatal South Kitsap fire “had time to grab nothing”

    PORT ORCHARD, Wash. — The Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s office is still investigating what caused a horrific fire that did more than just destroy a South Kitsap home – it destroyed a family. Four family members died in the fire, including a toddler, an infant, a man in his late 30s and a woman in her 60s. A memorial honoring the family grew Sunday near the charred home on the 3800 block of SE Castlewood Drive. Fire crews said this […]

  • New Everett pedestrian bridge the beginning of waterfront transformation

    EVERETT, Wash. — Tacoma’s doing it.  So is Seattle. Now add Everett to the list of cities transforming their waterfronts into places for families to shop, eat and play. City officials broke ground Tuesday for a new pedestrian footbridge that will reconnect the Grand Avenue bluff to Puget Sound. Organizers say it’s not only good for business but it provides access they haven’t had in decades. This signifies that the waterfront is open, said Les Reardanz, executive director for the […]

  • Marysville, Arlington team up to curb panhandling with new flyers aimed at those who give

    MARYSVILLE,  Wash. — Panhandlers were present near Smokey Point, along the off-ramp on Exit 206 in Marysville, on Monday. Interstate 5 is the divider between Marysville and Arlington, which is located on the other side of the freeway. “Homeless and hungry,” reads one man’s sign. “Asking for help and willing to work — not looking for a handout.” Numerous drivers exiting I-5 south in Marysville say this is a problem spot. So do city officials in Marysville and Arlington, who […]

  • Thief, claiming to be broker without business cards, and accomplice steal from open house

    In a blatant case of "caught on camera." Arlington police are asking for your help identifying two suspects who they believe stole personal belongings from a woman's bedroom during an open house Friday.

  • Police hope public can help ID suspect in Seattle parking garage robbery

    SEATTLE — A bizarre robbery in Seattle’s Central Business District. Police call it a crime of opportunity–something that could’ve happened to anyone. Now detectives are asking for your help identifying the suspect after robbing and threatening to kill a local businessman, David Wing, in downtown Seattle. He had just parked his car and was getting his laptop out, rearranging stuff in his car. He was about to walk inside the Wells Fargo Center off 3rd and Madison when detectives say a […]