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  • Seattle mayor attacks Trump for ‘racist words’, actions in speech at MLK Day celebration

    SEATTLE — People came together in Seattle Monday to honor civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, who was assassinated 50 years ago. Some marched … to honor the past. “To honor MLK’s dream. Of everybody coming together and united,” said Thomas Endshaw. Others focused on the future. “I think it’s important that we come together around equality and fighting for what I think is right,” said marcher Travis Green. “It’s a bunch of different races coming together to […]

  • New defensive coordinator for Seahawks? Ken Norton Jr. reportedly replacing Kris Richard

    SEATTLE — Ken Norton Jr. is reportedly returning to the Seattle Seahawks to be the team’s defensive coordinator. The Seahawks will also reportedly bring back Mike Solari to be the offensive line coach. Norton has long been tied to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, getting his start as linebackers coach at USC under Carroll, then moving with him to become Seattle’s linebackers coach before the Oakland Raiders named him as defensive coordinator in 2015. Just last week, Norton was named as […]

  • Commercial crab fishing opens along the Pacific Coast

    WASHINGTON —  Commercial crab fishing is now open along the Washington coast. The opening comes after a six-week delay to allow the Dungeness crabs to have enough meat in their shells. The opening was coordinated with fishery managers in California and Oregon which also allowed crab fishing on the same day. Starting January 15th, commercial crabbing was allowed along the Pacific coast. This includes the waters from the mouth of the Columbia River north to Klipsan Beach, including Willapa Bay.  The […]

  • Police official apologizes for helping discredit 1994 rape victim

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police official apologized Friday to a rape victim he helped discredit almost 24 years ago. Deputy Commissioner John Miller said in a statement sent to the woman’s lawyer that he was wrong to tell reporters that police doubted the woman’s account of being raped in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Police said this week that they had finally solved the crime by matching DNA found on the victim to a serial rapist who is […]

  • Police: 7 Puyallup, Milton officers shoot, kill man who opened fire near Puyallup Recreation Center

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — Seven police officers shot and killed a man who abandoned a van on Valley Avenue Northwest, tried to hide behind a pole and then opened fire Friday night, the Puyallup Police Department said. The incident began when the Fife Police Department received a report of a reckless drive in the 4300 block of 70th Avenue East. “The reporting party described the vehicle as swerving into oncoming traffic and stopping in the middle of the road.” Two minutes […]

  • Local grandmother gets big surprise on her 101st birthday

    ISSAQUAH, Wash. — A local grandmother got her wish — just in time for her 101st birthday. Friends and family say Eileen loves nothing more than to write and receive letters. So for her birthday they asked for help on social media — hoping to get people from all over the country to write her letters. We were there for the special delivery… The big surprise was organized by her grandson Mike, who lives in New York City. We talked […]

  • At least 434 sickened in norovirus outbreak at 2 El Toro restaurants; lawsuit filed

    TACOMA, Wash. — The number of people sickened in a norovirus outbreak at two El Toro Restaurant locations in the Tacoma area has risen to 434, the Health Department said Friday. Meanwhile, the first lawsuit was filed against the food chain. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said it has 423 cases of norovirus so far from customers who ate at El Toro’s Tacoma location at 5716 N. 26th St.. The restaurant in University Place, 3820 Bridgeport Way W., has 11 […]

  • Inslee says talk with Zinke over offshore drilling plan didn’t go as well as hoped

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — Gov. Jay Inslee said that he spoke to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday regarding the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan, but failed to get a commitment that Zinke would consider giving Washington state the same exemption he recently gave Florida. “I spoke with Secretary Zinke today and reiterated my opposition to his offshore oil drilling proposal. I told him the concerns of Washingtonians and West Coast residents deserve to be treated with the same consideration and […]

  • Prius takes wild ride on mudslide; couple escapes without injury

    BURBANK, Calif.  (KTLA) — Burbank, just north of Los Angeles, also had problems with mudslides. A local resident whose vehicle was seen in a widely shared video sliding on top of a wave of mud down a Burbank street spoke out about the incident on Thursday, saying he wasn’t sure if he and his girlfriend were going to survive the wild ride. Dallas native Desionne Franklin said he’d never experienced anything like the deluge that hit the home where he […]

  • Report: State Department of Licensing gives residents’ personal information to ICE agents

    SEATTLE — The Washington Department of Licensing has been giving residents’ personal information to federal immigration authorities, information used to arrest and deport people, the Seattle Times reported Thursday. Gov. Jay Inslee ordered the practice halted immediately and his spokeswoman told the newspaper that Inslee hadn’t been aware of the extent of the information sharing. On Thursday night, Inslee told Q13 News he was still looking into the report. Washington’s Department of Licensing is among a minority of such agencies […]