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    Will you wake up to bit of snow on the ground? If you do, it won’t last long

    SEATTLE — Some higher elevations may see some snow on the ground overnight, but it should melt by mid-morning. “The overall pattern is dry but cold. It is cold enough that we will see some spotty or isolated showers. These showers can produce snow, rain or hail,” Q13 News Chief Meteorologist Walter Kelley says. There is not a lot of moisture with these cells and the daytime highs will be in the 40s so don’t expect much more than “snow […]

  • Russell Okung #76 of the Seattle Seahawks addresses the media during Super Bowl XLVIII media availability at the Westin Hotel January 30, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Comin’ home, Russell? Left tackle Okung back on the market

    SEATTLE — The Denver Broncos have declined to pick up the option on former Seahawks tackle Russell Okung’s contract, meaning the former first-rounder is back on the market, FOX Sports and the NFL Network reported Thursday. The Broncos took the action one year after Okung negotiated his own deal in free agency rather than going with an agent. According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, Okung’s initial deal was essentially a one-year, $5 million pact with an option for a […]

  • A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Bellingham, Wash., rescues three men after the 57-foot fishing vessel Bergen washed onto the rocks near Squalicum Harbor, Wash., March 10, 2016. The three men were safely transported to Station Bellingham, and one was taken to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center after exhibiting signs of hypothermia and reportedly suffering a foot injury. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Fernando Pratesi.

    US Coast Guard helps out at Seattle Children’s Hospital

    SEATTLE – Seattle Children’s Hospital is looking a bit spruced up this morning – thanks to work by the U.S. Coast Guard! A Coast Guard crew stationed with the Maritime Safety and Security Team took some time to work on the grounds at the hospital yesterday. One guardsman we spoke with says he wanted to take action instead of just talking about making things better! “There’s so much negative in the world, whenever you can put a positive in I […]

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    Man wanted for kidnapping, shooting captured in Kent

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested man wanted in connection with a shooting and kidnapping south of Seattle in Federal Way. Police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said police received an anonymous tip from a Washington’s Most Wanted follower to their website and arrested 23-year-old Ivan Alfonso Sosa Aquinaga Wednesday night near a horse barn in Kent. Federal Way police say Sosa Aquinaga had a handgun with him that police believe he used to shoot a 50-year-old man […]

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    Magnitude 4.2 quake on Kitsap Peninsula felt widely across region

    SEATTLE — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck just after 9 p.m. Wednesday about 9 miles west-northwest of Belfair, the U.S. Geological Survey said. People from Port Orchard to Lacey and Tumwater reported feeling the quake. No damage was reported, Kitsap County Dispatch said, and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office posted the following tweet: Yes, Mason County, we had an earthquake! We had some alarm systems go off but no reports of slides or other damage as of now. Be safe! […]

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    ‘Sun and hail’ time of year arrives early

    SEATTLE — We have entered the “sun and hail” forecast that is more typical of March and April, Q13 News Chief Meteorologist Walter Kelley said. “Sunshine for most of us but Isolated thunderstorms drift through from time to time,” he said. “The convergence zone will be very active so most of the stormy weather will be under that zone. For the most part it stays around Everett but it does fluctuate north and south of there each day.” Thursday starts […]

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    Lawyers for detained ‘Dreamer’ immigrant decline bond hearing for possible release

    SEATTLE — Lawyers for an ICE-detained immigrant who is a member of the federal DACA program that allows him to be in the U.S. said Wednesday they will decline an immigration court hearing this week for his possible release. The lawyers for 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina said they have declined the hearing because they argue that argue that Ramirez’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program status means his case belongs in federal court, not immigration court. The next hearing […]

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    Some sun, some rain — and colder temps at night

    SEATTLE — Temperatures get colder again for nearly everyone in the Puget Sound region, and there will be isolated thunderstorms for some Wednesday. The nights get cold, with lows near freezing through Sunday, Q13 News Chief Meteorologist Walter Kelly says. Wednesday calls for sun breaks and a few showers. The convergence zone will be more active in the afternoon, with heavier showers for Everett and areas along the King-Snohomish counties’ border. Some may see lightning and hear thunder. Thursday starts […]

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    Edmonds police ask for public’s help in finding hit-and-run suspect

    EDMONDS, Wash. — Edmonds police are asking for the public’s help to find a hit-and-run suspect who injured a city worker reading a meter on Feb. 18.   It happened in the 7700 block of 196th Street SW. Vincent Smith was stopped in a lane of travel, working on a water valve. He had his flashing lights on, vest, etc.  He was hit and pinned between the vehicles. “As I stepped away and threw my helmet into the truck,  I […]

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    SUV slams into a light rail train in Seattle, knocking it off its tracks

    SEATTLE — The driver of a SUV failed to stop at a crossing arm and slammed into a light rail train in the Sodo District Tuesday night, derailing the train but not injuring any of the passengers, authorities said. The driver of the SUV was transported to the hospital with minor injuries, a Sound Transit spokeswoman said. A sheriff’s deputy said the driver of the SUV was approaching a line of traffic waiting at the crossing arm when he swerved […]