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  • 2 wounded after home invasion in Thurston County

    THURSTON COUNTY – Thurston County Sheriff’s office is investigating after two men were wounded during a home invasion. The sheriff’s office responded to the 4000 block of 15th Avenue NE Sunday night on reports of shots being fired. Two men were transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in critical but stable condition. One man had a gun shot wound and the other had graze gunshot wounds and stab wounds. It is unknown how the men were injured and if they […]

  • Soldier from Mill Creek killed in Kuwait

    SEATTLE – A soldier from Mill Creek was killed in Kuwait according to the Department of Defense. 1st Lt. Jeffrey D. Cooper, 25, died Sept. 10 in Kuwait from a non-combat related injury. Cooper was assigned to Headquarters and headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat team out of Fort Campbell, KY The incident is under investigation.  

  • Motorcycle rider crashes bike, falls to street below West Seattle Bridge

    SEATTLE – Police are investigating after a motorcycle rider fell off his bike and fell onto street below the West Seattle Bridge. Seattle police say they are investigating what might have caused the rider to fall off his bike. Police say they received calls that the rider had fallen and that a bike was going down the roadway without anyone on it. The motorcycle rider was transported to Harborview Medical Center with critical injuries. Officers investigating single vehicle collision involving a […]

  • Spontaneous combustion blamed for vessel fire in West Seattle

    WEST SEATTLE – A barge carrying shipping containers ignited into flames Monday afternoon. Half of Seattle’s fire department responded to the vessel fire on the Duwamish River around 3:30pm. The blaze was said to be fully contained by 7:00pm. Firefighters said the containers contained garbage, petroleum, old propane tanks and diesel fuel. They believe the fire started in one of the garbage containers aboard the barge. They told Q13 News spontaneous combustion of garbage is the cause of the fire, […]

  • 1 dead after Friday night shooting in Kent

    KENT – Police in Kent are investigating after a man was found dead on Friday night. According to police, they responded to reports of shots fired in the 10800 block of SE 240th street. When police arrived on the scene they found one adult male dead in the woods. Police do not have a description of the suspect, but say they do not believe the shooting was related to other fatal shootings recently in Kent. Police say no one else […]

  • Tenino community cleans up racist graffiti on family’s home

    TENINO, Wash. – Police are looking for whoever is responsible for leaving racist graffiti covering a Tenino home. Police report the vandalism occurred sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning, but it only took the community a few hours after learning about it to clean it up. The Phillips family was out of town when they got the call that their home and truck were left covered in racist words described by community members as pure hate. “This is the first […]

  • Man drowns in Wild Waves Theme Park activity pool

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – One person has drowned at Wild Waves Theme Park in Federal Way. According to Wild Waves officials, an unconscious 33-year-old man was pulled from the Activity Pool by lifeguards at 5:30 p.m Saturday. First responder teams administered CPR and called 911. South King Fire and Rescue crews arrived and continued life-saving measures. The man never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead a short time later. His identity has not yet been released. One witness told Q13 News […]

  • Local mom organizes event to bring awareness to the flu after daughter’s death

    TACOMA, Wash. – A local mom is bringing awareness to a disease that killed her young daughter. When Scarlett Anne Taylor was 5 she caught the flu. Scarlett died two days later at Mary Bridge Hospital in Tacoma. Her mother, Rebecca Taylor started the Fight the Flu foundation to educate and bring awareness to the dangers of the disease. The first annual “Walk to Fight the Flu” will take place at Jefferson Park. There will be over 50 vendors with food […]

  • Washington National Guard airman dies in Asia

    SEATTLE – The Washington National Guard is mourning the loss of on of its airmen who died while serving in Southwest Asia. The National Guard says that Lt. Col. Flando Jackson, 45 died on August 4, 2016. The Guard says Jackson’s death was not combat related and is under investigation. Jackson, a member of the 194th Wing departed in July for a voluntary seven month deployment. Jackson served more than 24 years in the military and was a community corrections officer for […]

  • Vigilantes march at Lake City Pioneer Days parade

    SEATTLE – The Lake City Western Vigilantes were part of this year’s Lake City Pioneer Days parade. The Vigilantes can often been seen at parades around the region. Their main purpose is to raise money for youth and youth activities collecting donations. Some of the foundations that they have donated to are Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Special Olympics and the Special People’s Christmas Cruise.

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