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  • Flu deaths in Washington have spiked dramatically in the last week

    Flu deaths in Washington spiked dramatically in the last week, according to new numbers from the Washington State Department of Health.

  • Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, his family says

    SEATTLE – Rock star Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose last year, his family said Friday. In a post on the official Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Facebook page, Dana and Adria Petty – his wife and daughter – said they’d met with the medical examiner Friday morning and learned the news. The day Petty died, he learned an already-injured hip had been exacerbated and became broken – likely as a result of the extended tour he’d just […]

  • Spanaway high school student suffers life-threatening injuries after rear-ending garbage truck

    SPANAWAY, Wash. – A 18-year-old high school student suffered life-threatening injuries after rear-ending a garbage truck Friday morning, the Pierce County sheriff’s office said. The Nissan the man was driving was crushed, and the driver was trapped inside. A good Samaritan provided medical aid. The collision happened on 208th St. E. No further details were immediately available.

  • State Supreme Court remands man’s murder conviction in Camille Love case

    TACOMA, Wash. — The state Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a Washington state man convicted in a deadly drive-by shooting of a Tacoma woman. The News Tribune reports 28-year-old Eduardo Sandoval was sentenced to 75 years in prison after he was convicted of first-degree murder, assault and conspiracy to commit murder in connection to the 2010 death of 20-year-old Camille Love. The high court on Thursday ruled that the jury during Sandoval’s trial should have been allowed to consider the […]

  • First North, then Saint, now Chicago — Kanye and Kim name their third child

    It’s Chicago West. Kim Kardashian West took to Twitter on Friday to announce the name of the third child that she and husband Kanye West have welcomed into the world. Chicago West. — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) January 19, 2018 The baby girl was born Tuesday, and Kardashian West also announced the birth on her website and social media accounts. No name was immediately given. Chicago joins older siblings North, 4, and Saint, 2. North, Saint & Chi — […]

  • What a government shutdown would mean for Washington state

    SEATTLE — The federal government will effectively shut down if Congress can’t pass a spending bill by midnight Friday. During the last government shutdown in 2013, nearly 1 million workers were furloughed nationally, costing the government $2.5 billion in lost productivity. During a shutdown, the workforce at intelligence agencies would pare down, U.S. embassies may shutter, and visa programs would slow. But what about here locally? Do most Washingtonians survive unscathed? Below we’ve listed some of the biggest impacts to […]

  • Tens of thousands of Washington protesters expected at second Women’s March on Saturday

    SEATTLE – Tens of thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets across Western Washington for the second Women’s March on Saturday. Marches are planned in Seattle, Olympia, Kenmore, Port Townsend, Aberdeen and other locations in conjunction with hundreds more across the U.S. The march falls on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The largest in Washington is expected to be in Seattle, where SDOT estimates at least 40,000 people will participate. One Facebook page for […]

  • Coastal flood warning: 30-35 foot swells batter the Washington coast

    WESTPORT, Wash. — Huge waves along the Pacific Northwest coast are causing flooding concerns. After Wednesday night’s crazy rain, wind and thunderstorms, the weather calmed down a bit. The biggest issue Thursday is on the Pacific coast where there is a COASTAL FLOOD WARNING until 10 p.m. Ocean Shores and Westport are especially vulnerable to coastal saltwater flooding, said Q13 News meteorologist M.J. McDermott. Large swells of 30-35 feet in combination with high tides that are running 1.5 feet above […]

  • Man who allegedly killed Lake City woman raped and burned her, prosecutors say

    WARNING: This story is graphic and disturbing.  SEATTLE – Prosecutors say the man who killed 63-year-old Jennifer Ayers in her Lake City house last week bound, tortured and raped her before setting her on fire in an attempt to hide evidence of the rape. Michael A. Giordano, 23, was charged with aggravated first-degree murder Wednesday, and bail was set at $10 million. According to court documents obtained by Q13 News: Giordano confessed the killing to police, telling him he picked […]

  • Seattle woman killed in brutal attack was chosen at random, prosecutors say

    SEATTLE — A 23-year-old Bellevue man has been charged with murder in the torture, rape and stabbing of a woman in North Seattle. Michael Giordano was charged Wednesday with aggravated first-degree murder because prosecutors say he killed 63-year-old Jennifer Ayers with premeditated intent during the course of committing robbery, rape, burglary and arson. Giordano’s bail was set at $10 million. Police say as officers knocked on Ayers’ door Monday morning to check on her at her Lake City home. Police […]