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  • Suspect who police say randomly stabbed 3 men in downtown Seattle has been arrested at least 22 times before

    SEATTLE – The random violence on a downtown Seattle sidewalk is drawing out raw emotions. “It’s devastating, it’s terrible,” Stacy Bennett said. Chaos in broad daylight that landed 2 men in the hospital. A third man was treated and released at the scene. “I heard screams,” said one man. Screams from people running away past Athena’s food truck on 6th Avenue. An employee says he saw five to seven people run past. “There was too much going on, it was […]

  • An uncomfortable race for Snohomish County Sheriff comes down to one key difference

    SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – A lot of people are talking about the election for Sheriff in Snohomish County. It’s an admittedly awkward race considering Sheriff Ty Trenary is being challenged by Sgt. Adam Forntey, someone in his own patrol staff. “It’s been uncomfortable at times, he’s treated me fairly well,” Fortney said. “It can be awkward especially when you are sharing the stage, and we have shared the stage a bunch since this election started,” Trenary said. Both are family […]

  • Puyallup Mayor says effort to unseat him motivated by his opposition to development project

    PUYALLUP, Wash. — The drama over the development of Knutson Farms is now spilling over into Puyallup’s mayoral race. “I’ve been a leading voice in trying to get more reasonable development down here as opposed to what’s being proposed,” Mayor John Palmer said. Knutson Farms wants to sell their land and Running Bear, a developer based out of state, wants to build seven big warehouses in addition to one under construction currently. The land technically sits on Pierce County’s jurisdiction, […]

  • Aurora Bridge closure highlights state’s aging bridge system

    SEATTLE – There are more than 7,000 bridges in Washington that are both locally and state-owned. Overall, many of them are aging with hundreds of bridges that are more than 80 years old. The Aurora Bridge is just one example. Tens of thousands of drivers rely on the Aurora Bridge every day. “That’s the way I take every single day,” Seattle resident Rylee Koski said. WSDOT owns 280 bridges that are more than 80 years old. The mandate is to […]

  • Seattle Municipal Court judges frustrated over council member’s proposal to decrease probation funding

    SEATTLE –  Some judges at Seattle Municipal Court are frustrated over comments made by several council members regarding the probation program. The judges say they have the data to prove their program is a successful approach that helps the community and defendants. Despite that, Council Member Kshama Sawant is proposing a major cut to the probation program. Judges Willie Gregory and Adam Eisenberg are rarely on camera but now they are compelled to speak out. “To cut our budget like […]

  • The landscape of homeless outreach in Monroe is different from bigger cities

    MONROE, Wash. – Just a couple of years ago, police in Monroe rarely had to do any outreach to support people who are homeless. But for the first time this year, an officer has been designated full-time to combat homelessness, a sign the problem is growing in smaller towns. On Thursday the outreach team took Q13 News along where the landscape of their work looks different from bigger cities. Monroe Police Officer Justin Springer doesn’t spend his days like most […]

  • Findings in April’s crane collapse lead to heightened concerns of crane operations industry wide

    SEATTLE – When the tower crane in South Lake Union collapsed and killed four people it was shocking. On Thursday, state investigators with the Department of Labor & Industries released their findings of what exactly went wrong, but they also said that unsafe practices of disassembling tower cranes may be going on industry-wide. Tower cranes are a sign of growth in any city. For years, Seattle was leading the nation when it comes to the number of construction cranes. Currently, […]

  • Bainbridge Island school’s decision to cancel Halloween events prompts petition

    BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. — From Russell Wilson to Black Panther, kids at Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary school played dress up for Halloween last year. “All the classes will get together in school and they basically walk around the school and see everybody’s costume,” 4th grader Quinten said. Quinten says the majority of students participate in the Halloween parade at school. But not this year. “I’m very upset because it’s fun,” Quinten said. A letter from Principal Reese Ande to parents […]

  • Man shot multiple times at a busy Lynnwood shopping center

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. — Deputies in Snohomish County responded to a shooting at a busy shopping center in Lynnwood. According to the sheriff’s office, a man in his 30s was shot twice  shortly before 10 a.m. in the Fred Meyer parking lot in the 2900 block of 164th Street SW. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. This is the shopping center off 29 hundred block of 164th St SW #Q13FOX pic.twitter.com/2KPbwKOQqu — Hana Kim (@hanamkim) October 10, […]

  • Board of Health approves Washington ban on flavored vaping products effective Thursday

    SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials in Washington state on Wednesday formally adopted a temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over a lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people. The vote by the state Board of Health came two weeks after Gov. Jay Inslee issued an executive order asking for the emergency rule to be issued. The board’s vote was unanimous, with one member abstaining, and the rule is expected to take effect this week. […]

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