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  • Season of Giving: Local nonprofit spreads Christmas cheer to thousands of foster kids

    This time of year a lot of kids are looking forward to waking up on Christmas morning and finding those gifts under the tree.

  • New ‘Spider-Man’ will capture viewers in its web

    “In our own way, we are all Spider-Man,” says Mary Jane, Spider-Man’s longtime romantic partner in the latest film to feature the superhero spawned by a radioactive spider bite. And in this movie just about everyone really is Spider-Man, thanks to nefarious plan by the villain, Kingpin. It involves a high tech contraption that opens a portal to other universes, and ultimately other Spider-People, of different sizes, genders, and eras. They show up to help the newest Spider-Man in this […]

  • Suspicious fire destroys Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Lacey

    LACEY, Wash. — Fire ripped through a Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall early Friday morning in Lacey. Lacey firefighters told Q13 News that someone called 911 just before 3:45 a.m. and multiple agencies are at the scene.  There were no reports of anyone being injured. The Thurston County Sheriff says its detectives and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating. A task force has been looking into attacks targeting several Kingdom Halls in the last year […]

  • DUI patrols target impaired drivers during the holidays

    SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies will be out in force looking for impaired drivers through the Thanksgiving holiday week. “Every year we give everyone warnings to drive safely, don’t drink and drive, and  have a designated driver, or use uber, taxi cabs, whatever they can to make themselves safe,” said Trooper Keith Leary with the Washington State Patrol. “But every year we find ourselves arresting so many DUI’s.” Other law enforcement […]

  • Hitting the road for the holiday? Expect major traffic Tuesday afternoon

    With millions of people planning on driving for the holiday weekend, INRIX is predicting travel time could be up to two times longer in the Seattle area this Thanksgiving.

  • The Fisher House: Providing veterans’ families a place to stay while loved ones are treated in hospital

    SEATTLE — When military veterans need medical help they often travel quite a distance to get to VA hospitals like the one in Seattle. But many families would not be able to travel with their veteran without the support of a special place: The Fisher House. Founded by Zachary Fisher in 1990, they are a network of comfort homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. The Fisher House in […]

  • A look inside the ‘extremely critical’ mission of military police at JBLM

    At Joint Base Lewis-McChord, military police officers respond to the same kind of calls civilian cops deal with in cities around your area.

  • Hundreds of greyhounds could come to Northwest after Florida bans dog racing

    People in Washington State have a good reputation as dog lovers. Kill shelters in the south often send dogs to the northwest because they know they will be adopted. After Tuesday’s election, those dog lovers around the Puget Sound area will be asked to step up once again. Voters in Florida approved an amendment that ends dog racing by 2021. Several states, including Washington, have already banned the sport that animal activists have called cruel and inhumane to the thousands […]

  • WSP: 9 people killed in traffic-related crashes in 8 days

    Washington State Patrol troopers have investigated nine traffic-related deaths in King County in the last eight days -- many of them involved people driving under the influence.

  • Kent’s unique pediatric center helps babies born to addiction

    KENT, Wash. – It looks like any other nursery in any other community, with newborns in the caring arms of nurses being rocked to sleep. But the babies at the Pediatric Interim Care Center in Kent are also waging a battle against addiction. “With any baby, you’re not going to know what the withdrawals are going to be like until the baby is born,” said Barbara Drennen, the director at the care center. She has been helping babies born addicted to […]

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