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  • Pete Carroll says getting rid of instant replay would make the NFL better

    SEATTLE — How would you make the NFL better? If you ask Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, like Pro Football Talk’s Peter King did, he’ll tell you the league should kill instant replay. Huh? Some of the other 25 people King asked suggested holding off on tackle football until high school to preserve player health or even making replay reviews a part of the broadcast – with a mic and camera on the refs as they go through the decision […]

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    ‘She’s all we have:’ Kids plead with Snohomish County deputies not to arrest mother for drugs

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — A 45-year-old woman is behind bars after police allegedly caught her with drugs in a car filled with six kids. The kids tried to hide the woman’s drugs, police said, and begged them not to take her away. The children are now in the care of Child Protective Services. The Everett Herald first reported on the story Monday morning. According to probable cause documents from the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office: A Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputy was on […]

  • There’s record tourism across Pierce County, report says

    SEATTLE —  There’s a new hot-spot for tourists, and it’s further south than you might think. A new report shows Pierce County tourism hit a record high in 2018. The county saw more overnight visitors, more daily visitors and more tourism jobs than ever last year. Hotel occupancy rates have jumped more than 20% in the last 10 years, despite an uptick in hotel construction. Pierce County’s Travel Commission says even as people expected slow-downs, tourist numbers have remained high. […]

  • Defense brings in DNA expert at Bass murder trial

    SEATTLE — Key testimony came Monday in the Whatcom County trial of Timothy Bass who is accused of the 1989 rape and murder of Mandy Stavik. Police arrested Bass for the murder last December after new DNA samples linked Bass to the decades-old crime. But the defense brought its own DNA expert to testify who disputed some of the prosecution’s key findings. The defense argued the trial should be dismissed because of lack of clear evidence, but the judge ruled […]

  • Federal Way’s Challenger baseball program celebrates a decade of changing lives

    A youth baseball program in Federal Way is transforming lives. Challenger is little league’s adaptive baseball program for intellectually and physically challenged boys and girls ages 5 to 21. Recently the program in Federal Way marked its 10th year with a jamboree and parade of players. Parents and organizers say the program makes it possible for kids with special needs to be able to have fun. “They get involved with the typical kids and they’re able to spend time and […]

  • Drought emergency: Gov. Inslee expands declaration to nearly half of Washington

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday expanded the drought emergency to cover nearly half of the state, citing poor water supply conditions along with warmer and drier weather expected through the summer.

  • Campfire safety reminders before Memorial Day weekend

    SEATTLE — Memorial Day weekend is almost here and a lot of people plan to spend it outdoors. Q13 talked to the experts at PEMCO Insurance about how a campfire can turn into something dangerous. “You know 10 years ago, wildfires were a end of summer, east of the mountain problem and now that’s changed,” said Kristine Zewe, an Underwriting Quality Analyst at PEMCO Insurance. “It’s now a spring, summer and fall problem and the entire state is at risk […]

  • Auburn Police shoot, kill a man armed with a knife

    Authorities say a man was killed after officers were forced to shoot a suspect involved in a domestic incident with a woman in Auburn.

  • Homeowner tried to defend property from burglar with stick. When that didn’t work, he used a gun

    Authorities say a homeowner in Thurston County shot a suspected burglar in the chest

  • Kent man builds new cross for murdered granddaughter after original is stolen

    KENT, Wash. — A Kent grandfather is still coping with the loss of his granddaughter after a random shooting took her life last year and now the cross built in her memory was stolen. Dale Riley is building the cross in memory of his granddaughter Amarah Riley. She was shot and killed in a car on Rainier Avenue last September. Police are still looking for the shooter. “We hope the investigation brings forth some resolution and the person is brought […]

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