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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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    ‘Don’t know how someone could do that:’ Mom wants justice for son severely injured in hit-and-run

    SEATTLE — A 22-year-old Everett man may never walk again after a hit-and-run driver left him for dead. Scotty Becktell’s mother, Lynn Becktell, flew into Seattle on Saturday to be by her son’s side. “I just don’t know how someone could do that,” said Lynn. “ Today actually he did open his eyes and recognized his mom.” The crash happened Saturday  just before 10 p.m. at 128th Street and 8th Avenue West in Everett. Police said the driver of a […]

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    Renton theater shooting victim discharged from hospital

    SEATTLE — The woman shot inside a Renton movie theater last week is back at home with family. Michelle Mallari’s cousin told Q13 News that the family is going through a hard time understanding how she could have been shot while watching a movie. The suspected shooter, 29-year-old Dane Gallion of Newcastle, faced a judge over the weekend. Court documents allege Gallion admitted to drinking a beer and taking anxiety medication before going to the movies Thursday night. Police reports […]

  • Nathaniel Hansen, a veteran, credits his military medical training for helping a shooting victim inside a Renton movie theater .

    Veteran recounts rushing to help treat Renton theater shooting victim

    SEATTLE – Nathaniel Hansen, a veteran, credits his military medical training for helping a shooting victim inside a Renton movie theater Thursday night. Hansen said he rushed to help the victim, identified as Michelle Mallari, 40, by Harborview Medical Center, the moment the shooter left the theater. Police said the shooting inside the Regal Cinemas at The Landing was accidental. Investigators have not yet released the 29-year-old suspect’s name but he’s been booked into jail on investigation of assault. Police […]

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    Bellingham police: Serial arsonist strikes 5 times in past week

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Police are on the hunt for an arsonist who has struck five times in the last week. One of the latest targets was a preschool. The fires are happening between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. Investigators worry the arsons could escalate – and someone could get hurt. Craig Mooney, owner of A Step Ahead Bilingual Learning Center, was stunned to learn the small fire that destroyed his garbage cans and part of his fence is connected to […]

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    Car thefts, prowls down in most of Seattle, but statistics of little consolation to new victims

    SEATTLE — New police statistics show car thefts have dropped dramatically throughout the city, as have the number of car prowls. But a check of the numbers shows one neighborhood is still battling the problem. Regardless, if you’re a victim the statistics don’t matter much to you. Darien and Eric Laird got a rude awakening Tuesday morning when they discovered their driveway empty, and their car stolen. “Definitely not a good day when your car is stolen,” said Eric. “You […]

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    County parks officials believe someone may be poisoning dogs at Snohomish park

    SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Snohomish County Parks officials are warning pet owners to be on the alert at Willis Tucker Park. At least one dog has died and several others have became seriously ill after visiting the park. Officials worry someone is intentionally leaving behind poison. “She didn’t go quickly. She suffered,” said Barb Fink. Fink said her husband, Bud, took their 5-year-old Brittany spaniel, Josie, to Willis Tucker Park on Thanksgiving Day. Three days later the dog died. Fink said […]

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    Ride the Ducks resumes tours in Seattle

    SEATTLE — Ride the Ducks Seattle is back on the road offering tours again for the first time since a tragic accident killed five people on the Aurora Bridge. It’s been nearly four months since that deadly crash but now the company has new safety measures in place, and the tour boats have a new route. “We’re thrilled,” said RTDS CEO Brian Tracey. “Absolutely thrilled that we’re up and running.” State regulators shut the company down back in September after […]

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    ‘I want to find everybody who’s responsible:’ Inslee, GOP spar over DOC investigation

    OLYMPIA, Wash. – A pair of GOP lawmakers worry Gov. Jay Inslee’s investigation into the Department of Corrections scandal could be biased. A computer glitch caused the early release of thousands of inmates and some of them committed new crimes. Republican legislators plan to mount their own investigation. The governor’s office said it was confident that a pair of former federal prosecutors who are heading the investigation would remain unbiased and independent as they look to find why it took three years to […]

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    Puyallup police warn of attempted luring of 14-year-old girl on way to school

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — Police are warning parents to be on alert after a man tried to lure a 14-year-old Ferucci Junior High student on her way to school. The incident prompted the school to reach out to parents. Police said a stranger approached the girl multiple times at bout 8 a.m. Tuesday near 21st Street Southeast while she walked to school. She told police the same stranger repeatedly tried talking to her but she ignored him and rushed to campus. Police said […]

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    Tanker crash closes eastbound I-90 over pass; snowstorm could prolong delays

    NORTH BEND, Wash. — Eastbound I-90 was closed all Tuesday morning and afternoon because of a fuel tanker involved in a crash spilled fuel all over the road. Crews spent all day trying to clean up the spilled fuel and get the crashed tanker truck back onto its wheels. The Washington State Department of Transportation said it hoped to reopen eastbound I-90 by 7 p.m. A predicted snowstorm could mean delays last even longer. The backups began early, choking the roads […]