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  • I-5 reopens after nearly eight-hour closure in downtown Seattle

    SEATTLE – Seattle suffered one of its worst traffic jams in years Monday as all lanes of I-5 were closed by a propane truck crash for about 8 hours in downtown Seattle. The semi-truck rolled over on a southbound lane that feeds into Interstate 5 just after 10 a.m. Monday. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries. Officials closed the freeway between Interstate 90 and the West Seattle bridge. They also closed I-90 at the stadiums. A Seattle Fire […]

  • Why did it take 8 hours to clear rolled-over truck crash and reopen I-5 in downtown Seattle?

    SEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation said Monday it about 8 hours Monday to clear a rolled-over truck crash on I-5 because of the truck’s contents. “The situation’s a little bit touch-and-go,” WSDOT spokesman Marqise Allen said Monday afternoon, more than hour before the truck was righted on I-5. “It’s not carrying a cement truck, we’re dealing with propane here. So we have folks, as far as HazMat crews, pumping some of the propane off that truck so […]

  • Deadly crashes spike on Washington roads, distracted driving blamed

    Distracted drivers accounted for the most number of fatalities and serious injury accidents on Washington roadways in 2015. State officials released their Annual Collision Summary for 2015 this week, reporting 551 deaths on Washington roadways that year, up 20 percent from 2014.

  • The difference between “Sanctuary City” and “Welcoming City”

    KENMORE, Wash. – City councils across the Northwest are passing resolutions to be known as “Welcoming Cities” or “Sanctuary Cities,” a term that one mayor says for his city is just reaffirmation of fact. “It’s restating the obvious, that we are an inclusive community, that we welcome everybody,” said Kenmore Mayor David Baker. Baker said it’s what Kenmore already stands for and why he has no issue trying to pass a welcoming resolution in his city on Monday. “If somebody […]

  • 5-year-old sneaks out with friend to ‘buy toys’ at night; driver rescues them from busy highway

    BOW, Wash. – A Washington State family is thanking a random stranger for stopping and saving their 5-year-old daughter from a midnight adventure. The young girl and her friend had waited until her parents had fallen asleep to sneak out. They had made it a quarter-mile before being stopped by Marc Breckenridge and his fiancé. “The first thing I saw was Zoey, their chocolate lab, standing right in the middle of the road,” said Breckenridge. Breckenridge was on his way […]

  • 5-year-old sneaks out with friend to ‘buy toys’ at night; driver rescues them from busy highway

    BOW, Washington – A Bow family is thanking a random stranger for stopping and saving their 5-year-old daughter from a midnight adventure to the market store. The young girl and her friend had waited until her parents had fallen asleep to sneak out. They had made it a quarter-mile before being stopped by Marc Breckenridge and his fiancé. “The first thing I saw was Zoey, their chocolate lab, standing right in the middle of the road,” said Breckenridge. Breckenridge was […]

  • Kirkland neighborhood on alert after mysterious notes are found on front doors

    Kirkland police are investigating reports of handwritten notes left on doors asking to purchase their car, after neighbors fear something more sinister.

  • Caught on camera: 2 Tacoma pharmacies hit by thieves on same day

    TACOMA, Wash. – Tacoma police are investigating two pharmacy burglaries from Wednesday morning to see if they were performed by the same group of bandits. “I couldn’t believe it. I couldn’t believe it,” said Liz Rankos when Tacoma police told her what happened. She wasn’t surprised that her Stadium District pharmacy had been hit, but rather that the crooks didn’t get away with any medications. “They opened some drawers and something must have spooked them, because our alarm was going […]

  • State Supreme Court rules against florist in gay wedding case; business owner reacts

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke anti-discrimination laws. The nine justices posted their unanimous ruling on Thursday. Barronelle Stutzman, a florist in Richland, Washington, had been fined by a lower court for denying service to a gay couple in 2013. Stutzman had previously sold the couple flowers and knew they were gay but told them she couldn’t provide flowers for their wedding because same-sex marriage […]

  • Local mom credits car seat with saving her son’s life

    SEATTLE – A Kirkland mother credits a car seat with saving her son’s life in a rollover crash on Interstate 405. Genevieve Buckmiller said Monday that she was two miles from home when a driver rear-ended her and her 4-year-old son at speeds of 60 mph. “I didn’t see it coming, I didn’t hear anything until the actual impact,” she said. “We ended up spinning and flipping on the freeway across about four lanes of traffic.” Car accidents are the […]

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