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  • Seattle looks to diversify housing options while banning ‘McMansions’

    SEATTLE — Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien’s longstanding crusade to cut the red tape on backyard cottages is nearing the finish line. By late June, those who wish to add extra living spaces, or “accessory dwelling units,” on their property will be able to build them larger, taller and with fewer restrictions. Under the proposed legislation, backyard units could cover up to 1,000 square feet and reach a couple feet higher than current laws allow. A requirement for off-street parking […]

  • Seattle firefighters use viaduct to train for earthquake response

    SEATTLE — The Alaskan Way Viaduct is, slowly but surely, disappearing from Seattle’s waterfront. Before it is gone for good, firefighters are making it their playground. Wednesday morning, Seattle Fire crews could again be found perched atop the viaduct’s remains, slicing and torching their way through concrete and rebar. The training, which began Monday morning, involves jackhammers and blowtorches, granting firefighters a rare opportunity to practice tricky rescue operations. Rescue 1 taking the opportunity to drill during the viaduct demolition […]

  • Toddler and infant among four killed in South Kitsap house fire

    KITSAP COUNTY, Wash. — Four members of a Kitsap County family are dead, after flames ripped through their home on Saturday morning. The bodies of  a male infant, a female toddler, a man in his 30s and a woman in her 60s were recovered from a house near Port Orchard on Saturday afternoon. A fifth person – a man in his 60s – was injured but able to escape. All the victims are believed to be related. The Kitsap County […]

  • Rapper Nelly arrested for alleged rape on tour bus after White River concert

    Auburn Police arrested Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., professionally known as Nelly, Saturday morning after a woman on his tour bus called authorities claiming she was raped.

  • Belfair homeowner arrested in fatal shooting of intruder in shower

    Detectives with the Mason County Sheriff's Office were called to a house on East Trails Road in Belfair just after 8 a.m. Saturday morning.

  • One detained after stabbing at residential facility for cancer patients

    SEATTLE — One woman is detained after another woman was stabbed in the neck at the SCCA House on Sunday afternoon. According to the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance website, the building offers affordable apartments for those undergoing cancer treatment at its nearby campus on Eastlake Avenue. Officers and medics were first called to the residential complex in Seattle’s Cascade neighborhood around 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Day. At the scene, medics found a female with a  cut to the neck. The victim’s age and condition were […]

  • Man stabbed trying to break up fight in Alderwood Mall, suspect in custody

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. — A man in his 30s is hospitalized after he tried to break up a fight and was stabbed in the process, Lynnwood Police said Saturday. Officers have a suspect, a 19-year-old man, in custody. Police say this is an isolated incident and they do not believe there is any remaining danger to the public. Stabbing confirmed at Alderwood Mall outside JC Penny. Store manager tells me their security helped to apprehend suspect. #Q13FOX pic.twitter.com/ryBcQfJa2h — Annie Andrews […]

  • Beached humpback whale dies near Fauntleroy ferry terminal

    SEATTLE – A young humpback whale is dead after spending several hours fighting for its life, stranded off the shores of West Seattle. The 30-foot whale stopped breathing sometime after 10:30 a.m. Sunday, according to experts with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries division. “You get to see a little bit of it in a museum or aquarium, but nothing like this, this is amazing,” said Susie Sung. Sung and her family were among hundreds who came out Sunday afternoon to see […]

  • Man falls to his death in downtown Seattle elevator shaft

    SEATTLE — Several agencies are looking for answers after a man died from a fall down an elevator shaft while on the job in Seattle. Seattle Fire responded to 5th Avenue just after 7:30 a.m Sunday morning. Firefighters found a man in his 40’s had fallen at least 30 feet. Units on scene @ 1919 5 Ave. Pt approx. 30' fall down elev. shaft. Contact made ,ongoing CPR w / labor intensive extrication ahead. — Seattle Fire Dept (@SeattleFire) July 31, 2016 After a complicated rescue operation, medics […]

  • 3 dead, 1 seriously injured in shooting at Mukilteo house party, suspect in custody

    MUKILTEO, Wash. — A Snohomish County neighborhood is in shock after three people were shot and killed during a party at a Mukilteo home on Saturday. A fourth victim is hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He is being treated for serious injuries in the hospital’s intensive care unit. At a vigil for the victims on Saturday, friends identified them as Jake Long, Anna Bui and Jordan Ebner.  They were all  graduates of Kamiak High School. Sources identify the shooter as 19-year-old Allen Christopher Ivanov. […]

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