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    SEE IT: New video of killer whale calf, mom cruising off Washington coast

    The new video was taken by a NOAA Fisheries/Northwest Fisheries Science Center research ship following the whale pods. At the end, there is a brief explanation from NOAA Fisheries scientists Brad Hanson and Candice Emmons about the calf and ongoing research.

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    Tacoma man gets 18 years for squeezing 2-year-old daughter to death: ‘She was my world’

    TACOMA (AP) — A Tacoma man who earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for squeezing his 2-year-old daughter to death during a scheduled visitation has been sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. The News Tribune reports that 27-year-old Salvador Orozco-Sanchez read a lengthy statement at his sentencing Friday in Pierce County Superior Court, complaining about his wife’s treatment of him and saying he grew up poor. Ten minutes into the statement, a sister-in-law shouted at him, asking […]

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    Vandals break windows, tag Kent Hindu Temple

    KENT — Police are searching for the person who vandalized a Hindu temple in Kent. A person from the temple found broken windows and graffiti on their walls Friday. They believe it might have been done overnight. Staffers at the temple, along with police, are now looking into who may have done it.

  • Leonard Nimoy wore this tunic in the episode "The Apple" in season 2 of Star Trek. It will be on display at Seattle's EMP Museum this weekend. (Photo: NBC/Photofest)

    Seattle’s EMP Museum this weekend will display tunic worn by ‘Spock’ on Star Trek TV series

    SEATTLE — In honor of the late actor Leonard Nimoy, EMP Museum will display the tunic worn by Nimoy as Spock on the television series Star Trek. Beginning Saturday, and throughout the weekend, visitors can view the artifact inside EMP’s South Lobby, which will be free and open to the public, EMP Museum said.  

  • Michelle Carter, 18, is accused of coaxing her friend to commit suicide. She is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge.

    Investigators say teen coaxed friend to commit suicide, then tweeted how much she missed him

    BRISTOL COUNTY, Mass. — A teenage girl is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter after investigators say she encouraged a fellow high school student to commit suicide in July 2014. According to WBZ, 18-year-old Conrad Roy committed suicide on July 13, 2014, by inducing carbon monoxide poisoning while sitting in his truck. Michelle Carter, 18, is accused of “strongly influencing” Roy’s decision to kill himself. She was indicted on Feb. 5 after a lengthy investigation. Carter was allegedly aware of Roy’s […]

  • Faith leaders call for investigation into apparent hate crime in Bothell (VIDEO)

    >>> Click here to read an earlier Q13 FOX News story on this issue.

  • The Fusion Ultra Lounge in Seattle.(Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    City requests emergency suspension of Fusion Ultra Lounge liquor license

    SEATTLE — The city of Seattle asked the Washington State Liquor Control Board Friday to issue an emergency suspension of the liquor license for Fusion Ultra Lounge at 722 NE 45th St., where two shootings have taken place in the past two months. City Attorney Pete Holmes wrote to WSLCB Director Rick Garza, “Since 2013, Fusion has proven itself to be an emergency public safety hazard. Most recently, two shootings have taken place outside the club, involving club patrons, in […]

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    State: Seattle doctor’s license suspended indefinitely for ‘sexting’ during surgeries

    OLYMPIA — The state Medical Commission has indefinitely suspended the license of Seattle physician Arthur Zilberstein for sexting during surgeries, the state Department of Health announced Friday. Zilberstein, an anesthesiologist, is required to undergo a thorough mental and behavioral evaluation and follow its recommendations, the health department said. He was also fined $5,000. He may petition for reinstatement of his license only after the completed evaluation. “The Seattle doctor frequently exchanged sexually explicit texts during surgeries when he was the […]

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    Puyallup’s Rogers High School to increase security Friday after threatening message found

    PUYALLUP — The Puyallup School District said Thursday that there would be extra security at Rogers High School on Friday after a threatening message was found written on a bathroom wall at the school. “Late Thursday afternoon a message written on a bathroom wall at Rogers High School was discovered and brought to the attention of administration,” the district said on its web page. “The message is threatening in nature, against Rogers High School in general,” it added. “Pierce County […]

  • John Lique, right, shortly after being reunited with this son Tony in Seattle Thursday night. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

    Missing Pierce County teen found safe: ‘It ended on a good note,’ dad says

    SEATTLE — Seattle police found a missing developmentally disabled teenager from Pierce County in Seattle Thursday night and reunited him with his father. “It ended on a good note,” said John Lique, of the Gig Harbor area, as he stood next to his just-found son Tony Lique in Seattle Thursday night. He said he hadn’t talked to his son about what he did while he was missing for more than 24 hours. “He’s a little torn and tattered,” he said […]