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  • Reported shooting late Friday in Seattle’s Pioneer Square

    SEATTLE — A man in his 30s was taken to the hospital after a reported shooting late Friday in Seattle’s Pioneer Square area. The incident happened just before midnight near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and James Street. According to Seattle Fire Department, the victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. It’s unclear what the circumstances were leading up to the shooting. This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

  • Vulnerable man goes missing in Shoreline area

    UPDATE: Authorities say Chuck was found safe around 12 p.m. Sunday. They thank everyone who helped find him. —– KING COUNTY, Wash. — Law enforcement in King County are asking people to be on the lookout for a man who went missing in the Shoreline area. Those who know him say he goes by the name of Chuck, and he was last seen on Aug. 6 wearing blue jeans and a yellow shirt. He’s known to frequent the Kenmore and […]

  • Slide blocks portion of SR 410, near Chinook Pass summit

    PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — According to the Washington Department of Transportation, a portion of SR 410, east of the Chinook Pass summit, is closed in both direction near SR 123 because of slide blocking the roadway. The affected area is near milepost 70. Officials said the road will stay closed through the night until crews can reassess Saturday morning. It’s unclear when the portion of the highway will reopen.

  • “Genuine Skagit Valley” certification to brand locally-grown foods

    SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash. — New labels reading “Genuine Skagit Valley” will not only showcase crops grown locally, but let shoppers know they’re purchasing foods grown in one of the best farming regions on the planet, according to those behind the branding. The new branding started in June. Now, more than two dozen local businesses are backing it. “Basically, we are all here in this incredible county valley that has some of the best food in the world, and we’re all […]

  • Man rescued after being pinned beneath Seattle light rail train

    SEATTLE — A man is recovering in the hospital after being struck by a Link light rail train in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood Saturday night. According to Seattle Fire Department and Harborview Medical Center, the 43-year-old man had serious injuries. SPD and Fire response to Link Incident, all SB lanes on MLK Jr Way S at Henderson is closed. Link service is blocked at this location (Rainier Beach). Use alternate routes. — SDOT Traffic (@SDOTtraffic) July 28, 2019 Fire […]

  • Man falls off paddleboard, drowns in Lake Washington

    MERCER ISLAND, Wash. — A man was found 17 feet below the surface of Lake Washington after he fell off a paddleboard and drowned Sunday afternoon. About 5 p.m., officers responded to Luther Burbank Park on Mercer Island. Jeff Magnan with Mercer Island Police Department said officers quickly asked for backup, which included divers. The search for the victim lasted for more than an hour before crews located his body. Magnan said he was found without a life jacket on.

  • Man pulled from Elliott Bay along Seattle waterfront

    SEATTLE — Authorities are trying to figure out how a man ended up in Elliott Bay along the Seattle waterfront after being pulled from the water late Friday. Port of Seattle Police were called out on a reported theft, said spokeswoman Kathy Roeder. During the response, port police recognized that someone was in the water, she said, and requested assistance from the Seattle Fire Department. Fire crews responded to the 900 block of Alaskan Way West at about 10:15 p.m. Medics […]

  • Child hospitalized after being struck by car in Magnolia

    SEATTLE — Multiple people were taken to the hospital, and a man is in custody after he reportedly careened his vehicle into pedestrians and caused a crash in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood Sunday. The Seattle Police Department said it started on the 2500 block of  West Dravus Street when the suspect drove off the road while trying to pass a slower vehicle. In the process, he hit a young child on a sidewalk. The child was taken to Harborview Medical Center […]

  • Kirkland police officers shoot, kill man to help save child

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Police officers in Kirkland shot and killed a man after he threatened to hurt or kill a young child. At about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, officers were alerted of the man making threats toward a 1-year-old child near the 12200 block of Northeast 116th Street. Officers said the man was holding the child tightly in his arms when they tried to negotiate with him. “[They] had been on scene for approximately an hour when the suspect’s actions toward […]

  • Mercer Island police investigate shooting, two killed

    MERCER ISLAND, Wash. — Two people died at the hospital Saturday after being found shot inside a vehicle on Mercer Island. Police said the two victims, a man and a woman, were found in the parking lot of Luther Burbank Park. They were both taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where they died of their injuries. Officers said a gun was discovered at the scene. They don’t believe anyone else was involved in the shooting. Investigators with Mercer Island […]

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