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  • Teenager shot and killed in Renton Walmart parking lot

    RENTON, Wash. – – Renton Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened in the Walmart parking lot. The retail store was already closed due to an unrelated fire from the night before. Police still don’t have a lot of information about why the shooting took place but a witness says he saw the whole thing as it happened. “All I saw was a guy in a gray hoodie get in the passenger seat of this black car, I believe it […]

  • Seattle “Dreamer” and WA State Congressman respond to Trump’s proposal to end shutdown

    SEATTLE, Wash. – – A Dreamer living in Seattle and a Washington State Congressman are responding to President Donald Trump’s proposal to end the government shutdown, which includes some protections for undocumented immigrants and money for the border wall. “He’s offering an extension of DACA protections and TPS when he’s the one that ended both of those programs, even though DACAs still running thanks to the courts. So really, he’s trying to use the pain that he inflicted on our […]

  • Seattle-based bank offers 0% interest loan for federal workers not being paid

    SEATTLE — Thousands of federal workers still aren’t getting paid because of the government shutdown, but some of them may have another way to make ends meet until it reopens. A Seattle-based bank is offering federal workers who need money right now a 0% interest loan. Washington Federal, headquartered in downtown Seattle, says they know times can be hard for everybody, but especially for those government workers who aren’t being paid. They designed a loan program they say may help remove […]

  • Police form new task force to find SR 509 shooter

    KING COUNTY, Wash. – – Some local law enforcement agencies are joining forces in hopes of stopping a series of shootings that have happened on SR 509 in the past seven months. Police are asking the public to help them figure out who’s randomly shooting at people while they’re driving on 509. They have very little information and after this last shooting, they want to help a family heal and find justice. “We’re fairly confident that somebody out there in our […]

  • Get Ready: Longer commutes begin Monday morning

    SEATTLE — Monday morning’s commute is expected to be a nightmare especially for those coming into downtown Seattle. SDOT says they’ll have extra buses and water taxis that people can use if they want to try and avoid the heavy traffic. “Anything that gets you out of your single-occupant vehicle coming downtown is a good choice,” said Heather Marx with SDOT. Monday morning’s commute is expected to take much longer than usual now that the Alaskan Way Viaduct is closed for […]

  • The Day After: Viaduct closure packs I-5 with more drivers

    SEATTLE, Wash. – – It’s been nearly 24 hours since the Alaskan Way Viaduct closed for good. Today work crews began the process of connecting exit ramps to the new 99 Tunnel. The closing of Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct turned into a celebration last night. Many people wanted to get one last look at the view. Peco’s Pit in West Seattle says the viaduct closing sent a steady stream of customers their way Friday. “We’re sad that it’s gone but we’ve […]

  • What happens after the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes?

    SEATTLE — Q13 News is looking ahead to what will happen after the three-week closure period for the Alaskan Way Viaduct. WSDOT officials say after the closure, the new State Route 99 Tunnel will open to drivers for the first time. When work crews are done re-aligning the highway and opening new ramps, the new 99 Tunnel will open to thousands of commuters and bring some much-needed traffic relief. This weekend during the viaduct closure, WSDOT says it’ll begin working […]

  • Girls getting ready to join the boys as Scouts

    PUYALLUP, Wash. – – In just a few weeks, Boy Scouts of America will allow girls to register with the group for the first time in its history. For over a century, Boy Scouts of America has been at the forefront of training boys to be leaders and teaching them survival skills like swimming, back packing and camping. On Feb. 1, Troops like 692 in Puyallup will begin welcoming some new members. “Scouting around the world is a boys and […]

  • Power outages still impacting South King County after weekend wind storm

    UPDATE: There are several school delays and closures Monday morning due to the weekend windstorm. Click here for updates. RENTON, Wash. – – Thousands in South King County were still without power tonight as crews work to restore it. Meanwhile people are trying to cope with the impact of this morning’s wind storm and the chilly night ahead of us. Thousands of homes and businesses were without power for hours Sunday after winds of up to 60 miles per hour […]

  • New details about the man killed by Seattle Police on New Year’s Eve and the officer involved

    SEATTLE — We are learning more about the man who was shot and killed by Seattle Police on New Year’s Eve and more about the officer who pulled the trigger. The video released by Seattle Police shows the moments before Iosia Faletogo was shot and killed by an officer on New Year’s Eve. Police video shows him running away during a traffic stop for an illegal lane change. SPD says he pulled out a fully-loaded gun as they struggled to subdue him. […]