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  • Seattle’s waterfront seawall is one step closer to being in place

    SEATTLE — A major piece of the seawall is going into place along Seattle’s waterfront. “It’s an exciting milestone for the project,” said Seattle Department of Transportation spokesperson Jessica Murphy. Crews have been installing big pieces — 18,000 pounds each — called Z-panels. “They will support the sidewalk that has this embedded glass that allows light to transmit below. It’s the single biggest piece of infrastructure we set on the project,” said Murphy. The new seawall replaces the old wall […]

  • The home near Bonney Lake where deputies say a mother shot and killed her daughter, than herself, on Friday night. Photo: David DeOtte/KCPQ

    Officials: Woman kills daughter, self in home near Bonney Lake

    BONNEY LAKE, Wash. — The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says that a woman shot and killed her teen daughter, then herself, at a home near Bonney Lake on Friday night. Department spokesperson Ed Troyer said that deputies were called out to the home, on the 20400 block of Rhododendron Drive East, around 10:40 p.m. on Friday by the woman’s boyfriend. He found the two bodies in the daughter’s bedroom after returning home from work and then called 911, Troyer said. Investigators found […]

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    Metro Transit bus fare goes up; reduced fare now available for some

    KING COUNTY — King County Metro Transit fares are going up 25 cents for adult riders and businesses that offer “Business Choice” accounts to their employees starting March 1. Metro says the fare increases will “place Metro on more stable financial footing and will help keep service on the road.” Access paratransit service fares are increasing 50 cents to $1.75 per trip. According to Metro, “the increase reflects the much higher expense of operating Access service compared to regular bus […]

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    Rescuers create special wheelchair to help kitten walk on her own (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES — A kitten with special needs is getting a second-chance at life thanks to some help from a rescue organization and a specially designed wheelchair. KTLA reports the cat was at risk of being euthanized until the employees at Valley Cats Inc. in Los Angeles stepped in. “Tumbelina” suffers from cerebellar hypoplasia which is an usual condition that makes it impossible for her to walk on her own, according to the organization. Her legs cross, so she could only take […]

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    Richard Sherman: ‘Bring the Sonics back’ (VIDEO)

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    Woman dubbed ‘Half-Ton Killer’ loses 800 pounds to care for sister’s kids

    HOUSTON — The Texas woman who was once known as the “Half-Ton Killer” for taking the blame in the death of her 2-year-old nephew is sharing her journey after being cleared in the case and losing 800 pounds. Mayra Rosalas weighed more than 1,000 pounds when she was charged with capital murder. She was accused of rolling on top of a boy and crushing him to death in 2008, according to KTRK. Rosales made headlines after TLC documented the case in a program […]

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    Hey SNL, that is NOT where Seattle is! (VIDEO)

    NEW YORK — The producers at NBC’s Saturday Night Live need a bit of a geography lesson. Seattle was misplaced on a graphic during the sketch comedy show’s ‘Weekend Update’ on February 28th. The story was about a woman who was knocked unconscious in what Seattle police called a “drive-by egging” which Q13 FOX News reported on earlier this week. Check out the SNL clip below:

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    Marshawn Lynch speaks to the media, says ‘I was expecting the ball’

    Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch does not often speak with the media. But apparently he does when visiting Turkey. According to FOX Sports, Lynch told Turkey’s leading sports network his thoughts on the final play of the Super Bowl: “To be honest with you, I would be a lier if I didn’t tell you that I was expecting the ball. Yes, I was expecting the ball. But in life, these things happen. Like I told a reporter after the game, […]

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    One critically injured in West Seattle house fire

    SEATTLE – A fire heavily damaged a West Seattle home early Saturday, leaving one person critically injured. The cause has been traced to a dried Christmas tree that was next to a fireplace. Crews were send to the home, on the 4400 block of 44th Avenue SW, around 3:10 a.m. They arrived to find flames shooting out of the roof and a resident of the home outside on the lawn. The victim, a man, was treated, then taken to Harborview […]

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    SPD: Three arrested in two Saturday night burglaries

    SEATTLE – Three people were arrested on Saturday after two separate burglaries at homes in Seattle. The first happened on the 2900 block of S. Byron Street in the Columbia City neighborhood. Seattle Police Det. Drew Fowler said that someone saw two people breaking into a home and called 911. As officers arrived, a man jumped from a second floor balcony and tried to run from the scene. A K-9 unit tracked down the 32-year-old man, and he was then […]