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I am thrilled to be working at Q13 FOX News. Moving back to the amazing people and unrivaled beauty of the Pacific Northwest is a dream come true.

I grew up in Longview, Wash., and lived in the south Puget Sound for several years before beginning my broadcasting career in Reno, Nev., as a photojournalist. I then moved more than 2,000 miles away to Greensboro, N.C., where my nearly 10-year long stint in the deep south began.

After almost 7 years working as a photojournalist and reporter in Atlanta, I packed up my life and returned to my home state of Washington.

I live in Seattle with my partner and our awesome dog.

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    Cops beef up patrols, search for suspects in 22 unsolved Capitol Hill robberies

    SEATTLE – The Seattle Police Department said they plan to step up patrols on Capitol Hill after nearly two dozen unsolved robberies. But one business owner says that’s not enough – and he may ask the feds to get involved. Cops say two or three groups of people are targeting folks late at night – stealing cell phones and wallets – and sometimes robbing them at gunpoint. “This has reached a boiling point on Capitol Hill,” said Lost Lake owner […]

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    Body of man linked to mysterious ‘bloody carpet’ left on side of road is found

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — Pierce County sheriff’s deputies said Tuesday they found the decomposing body of a man whose blood was found on carpet and towels left along the side of a road in Auburn last month. The body believed to be that of Brandon Shane Zomalt, 30, was found in a South Hill home. It may be a gruesome end to a case that started Aug. 13 after a federal law enforcement officer spotted a fire in the Auburn area […]

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    Ferry system back on track after diesel spill in Kingston

    EDMONDS — State ferry services were back on-line Labor Day afternoon after a bumpy start to one of the busiest travel days of the year. The Kingston-Edmonds ferry run shut down for several hours Monday morning, threatening to send the whole system in a tailspin. Transportation officials warned of huge delays across the system because of the route’s cancellations. Both boats on the Kingston-Edmonds route were back up and running around noontime, but the hiccup is just the latest in […]

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    Cyclist hit, killed by truck on street where a protected cycle track is about to be built

    SEATTLE — A cyclist was killed early Friday when struck by a box truck at 2nd Avenue and University Street  — right where the city is about to install a new, protected cycle track. Police say the box truck turned left shortly before 9 a.m. Friday onto University, striking the cyclist and killing her instantly. The Seattle Fire Department said the woman was between 20 and 30 years of age. “All you heard was a bang and the biker was […]

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    Dognappers! ‘To put a dog in a trunk … that alone tells you they’re up to no good’

    MACHIAS, Wash. — Police are searching for a pair of dognappers after a pet owner confronted the would-be thieves on Tuesday. Jim Flanagan says he watched one of his neighbor’s dogs jump out of the suspect’s trunk. “Car was up here stopped in the road,” said Jim. “I heard them calling my dogs over to them.” “If he wasn’t here, she’d (KC the dog) be gone,” said Jim’s mother, Carol Flanagin. That’s when Jim says he made a startling discovery […]

  • Privacy concerns raised over Tacoma police using cell phone tracking system

    TACOMA — The Tacoma Police Department confirmed Wednesday it has been using a sophisticated ‘cell site simulator’ for the past five years that enables it to zero in on a person’s cellular device, but said it does not snoop or collect data on the general public. “The technology does not collect content such as voice, text, or data, and does not retain any data for other information,” a statement by the police department said Wednesday. “It is used in felony […]

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    Coffee stand owner posts thieves’ mugs all over Facebook: ‘So good luck with that,’ she tells them

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. — A pair of burglars are on the run after smashing and grabbing their way through a coffee stand just hours before the store opened. It happened early Monday morning at Country Girl Espresso near Woodinville. The owner admits she left some deposits inside; she says she was too busy to take care of it because she got married over the weekend. And thanks to the burglars, this crummy ‘wedding gift’ has cost her hundreds of bucks. “My […]

  • Former Redmond police chief, 16-year-old boy killed in car crash

    REDMOND — A head-on accident on the Eastside claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy – and Steven Harris, the former Redmond police chief. Harris’ death sent shock waves through the law enforcement community. Harris retired back in 2009 but he worked as Redmond’s police chief for nearly three decades. The news of his death has been hard for anyone working behind a badge. “It’s a shock right now,” said current Police Chief Ron Gibson. “We’re trying to deal with […]

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    From fires to floods: ‘A wall of water burst into the house, started floating the furniture’

    CARLTON, Wash. — Nearly a dozen homes that escaped wildfires were inundated with mud and water when heavy rains fell on the scorched earth in Okanogan County in north-central Washington Thursday night. Highways were buried under massive amounts of dirt and debris. Nobody was hurt when the rain and mud came rushing down Thursday night. But directly in the path of the mudslide were several homes. It was a scene that happened across the Methow Valley. Janie Lewis’ house was […]