What you need to know about the 2-week Alaskan Way Viaduct closure

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    Snohomish County deputy charged in crash that led to man’s legs being amputated

    EVERETT – A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy was charged with felony vehicular assault after a crash that led to a pedestrian’s legs being amputated. Snohomish County prosecutors allege that deputy John Sadro was driving at nearly twice the speed limit when he blew through a stop sign, hit an SUV and ricocheted off into a pickup on April 17, 2015. A contractor who was getting tools from the truck was pinned between it and the patrol car, causing injuries so […]


    Viaduct Closure: “We’re halfway there” to reopening SR 99

    SEATTLE — State transportation officials say the tunneling machine known as Bertha is halfway toward the 385 feet needed before the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct can reopen. The Washington State Department of Transportation said that, as of Thursday night, Bertha had dug 195 feet of the 385 feet required before the viaduct can be reopened. The halfway point was 192.5 feet. But, wishes to reopen the Alaskan Way Viaduct is just that– wishes. “Mining is a really complicated venture, […]

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    Share a photo of you with your mom & you may see it on Q13 News Friday morning!

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner (!!!) and we want to hear about your mom! Post a photo of you and your mom in the comments, and tell us why she deserves a special shout out on Q13 News This Morning! We would love to share your stories on our morning news on Friday. We’ll start with a few from the Q13 FOX family. Add yours by clicking the button below! Be sure to give us your name, your mom’s […]

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    Court says woman charged with animal cruelty has surrendered dog

    EVERETT, Wash. – An arrest warrant has been rescinded for an Everett woman charged with animal cruelty after posting photos on her Facebook page that appeared to show her dog with a urine-soaked “peepee hat” over its head. City of Everett spokesperson Meghan Pembroke said the warrant was issued because the court had ordered Lisa Parker to file a declaration that she’d turned the dog over to either an animal shelter or a friend. On Thursday, however, Everett police said the […]

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    Cinco de Mayo tweet from Trump sweeping the internet this afternoon

    A Cinco de Mayo tweet from Donald Trump just about broke social media Thursday afternoon. “Happy #CincoDeMayo!” the tweet reads. “The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!” Happy #CincoDeMayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics! https://t.co/ufoTeQd8yA pic.twitter.com/k01Mc6CuDI — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 5, 2016 Within an hour, it had received 25,000 retweets and inspired countless riffs and even some investigations. Buzzfeed reported that it had called the […]

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    It’s official: Seahawks place Marshawn Lynch on retired list

    SEATTLE — The Seahawks have officially placed running back Marshawn Lynch on the reserved/retired list, according to Seahawks.com. Beast Mode first indicated his retirement back in February in a tweet, showing green cleats hanging from a cable. ✌🏿 pic.twitter.com/wesip4IhOR — Shawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch) February 8, 2016 In six seasons with the Seahawks, Lynch rushed for 6,347 yards and 57 touchdowns. “Lynch didn’t just bring the ability to run for big yardage and touchdowns to Seattle, he helped set a physical tone for a […]

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    Man who traveled to Colombia becomes first Zika virus case reported in King County

    SEATTLE — Health officials have confirmed the first case of the Zika virus in King County. It’s the third case of Zika in Washington state. The King County case involved a man in his forties who recently traveled to the country of Colombia. That’s one of the countries where Zika is actively spreading, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The other two Washington state cases were found in people who became infected in countries that have active Zika […]

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    Girl, 17, shot and killed in Burien; teenage suspect arrested

    BURIEN, Wash. — Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy after a teenage girl was shot to death late Wednesday night in Burien. The shooting happened at a complex off Ambaum Boulevard, just a few blocks from Highline High School. Moments before the shooting, deputies said people heard an argument followed by at least three gunshots. They found the girl lying in a hallway with a gunshot wound. Neighbors called 9-1-1 as paramedics and first responders tried to save her life. “It’s likely that […]

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    Shoreline homeowner shoots man who deputies say tried to break into his home while family slept

    SHORELINE, Wash. — Deputies say a homeowner shot a man who was trying to break into his family’s home early Thursday morning in Shoreline. Authorities were called around 3 a.m. to the 100 block of NE 174th St. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect tried to kick in the back door, then tried to kick in the front door unsuccessfully before finally throwing lawn furniture through the window. He never made it inside because the homeowner came out […]

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    LIVE UPDATES: Traffic officials expect heaviest morning commute yet on day 7 of #99closure

    SEATTLE — As Bertha continues digging underneath the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct, commuters continue finding alternatives to move around Puget Sound. This morning, WSDOT expects the heaviest commute yet since the closure began last Friday. Stay informed: Download the free Q13 FOX app for traffic alerts and to check live travel times Watch Q13 News 4:30 – 10 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. on TV and onlinefor updates fromtraffic expert Adam Gehrke Stay on this page for live traffic updates […]