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  • Mom who lost son glad that Inslee will sign new distracted driving bill into law Tuesday

    SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee will sign a revised distracted driving bill into law Tuesday, essentially making it illegal to use your phone while behind the wheel. It’s been an emotional and painful journey for one local family who recently lost their son to a distracted driving accident. There’s not a day that goes by that Tina Meyer doesn’t think of her son, Cody. “I wish Cody was there with me, not just watching over me,” Tina said Monday. Tina’s […]

  • Gun violence on rise in Snohomish County: ‘We’re really concerned more people are going to get hurt’

    EVERETT, Wash. — Gun violence is on the rise across the Puget Sound region, and deputies say it is happening more and more in Snohomish County. “It was quiet around here. It was really quiet around here,” said Albert Jordan, who lives in Everett near 128th Street Southwest. Jordan said he and his wife, Beverly, have both noticed changes around their neighborhood, and they told Q13 News it’s not for the better. “We were just walking here from the store, […]

  • Police search for panhandlers accused of brutally beating 70-year-old in Everett

    EVERETT, Wash. — A 70-year-old Everett man is out of the hospital and recovering after he was brutally beaten by a panhandler. Rick Pollock told Q13 News he was minding his own business when a female panhandler asked him for money outside the Everett Post Office. “She was there and wanted a couple of bucks, and I said, just the way I’m going to say it to you: You know, lady, if you had a job, you could have your […]

  • Homeless in Tacoma: ‘I never thought that I would be sleeping in my car’

    Officials in Tacoma are seeing more and more people beginning to sleep in their vehicles as homelessness becomes a problem across the Puget Sound.

  • Woman claims she was discriminated against at Kent credit union

    It's a possible case of discrimination. A Seattle-area woman claims she was refused service at a credit union because of the religious garments she was wearing.

  • ‘There are children out there that are homeless with families’: Search for baby spotlights bigger problem

    SEATTLE — A 10-month-old homeless child in Seattle was reported missing early Friday She was later found safe, but a community leader says the girl’s disappearance puts a spotlight on just how bad the homeless problem has become in Western Washington. “People need to realize that there are children out there that are homeless with families,” said Star Lalario, founder of Babies of Homelessness, a local organization that provides essentials to homeless kids and their families. “It’s emotional a lot […]

  • A ‘beary’ scary encounter: Black bear sightings in Snohomish County

    Bears are coming out of hibernation, and at least one is roaming around an Everett neighborhood and going right into people's backyards.

  • Police say accused burglar in Mason County got women’s information at work, on social media

    SHELTON, Wash. — A 22-year-old Mason County man is behind bars for allegedly sneaking into homes and taking women’s underwear and firearms while they were sleeping, according to the Shelton Police Department. Police told Q13 News there were similar incidents from other victims who came forward. Shelton police told us in almost all of those cases, the suspect knew the victims through either work or social media. That’s why when it comes to social media, it’s important to know who’s […]

  • Neighbors upset over plan for new housing development in Lake Stevens

    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. — Besides the long, sometimes crowded commute through the trestle, many people would agree that, in the end, Lake Stevens is worth the drive. Thursday evening, the small-town community weighed in on a plan to expand the number of homes in the area. It’s a plan, city leaders say, that’s been in the works for about 10 years, and the community isn’t too happy about it. “Small-town charm, close to work, the lake,” Vince Krajicek said, citing […]

  • ‘There was no warning.’ Oso slide survivor shares why road closure is worth the wait

    Many people who live near or close to State Route 530 are frustrated because they have to travel even further to get to where they need to go.