Greetings — I’m John White and I’m a News Assignment Editor at Q13 FOX News.

I’ve been fortunate to have lived and worked in some great places: New York, San Francisco and Seatlle.

And despite the regional and cultural differences I’ve found that people, for the most part, are the same — they have the same wants, needs and desires.

As for me, I love music, the arts, classic movies, astronomy and comedy. I like to travel and I’m a novice foodie. Oh, and I’ve got a wry sense of humor.

Recent Articles
  • 10 year old boy killed, older brother injured in ATV accident near Enumclaw

    ENUMCLAW – A 10 year old boy was killed,and his 14 year old brother was seriously injured Sunda,y when the All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) they were riding on rolled over near Enumclaw. The King County Sheriff’s office said that the boys were riding on private property near Highway 410 and milepost 35 when the accident happened.  The 10 year old boy died at the scene; his brother was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries, the sheriff’s office reported. […]

  • Police investigating possible car pedestrian fatality in Burlington

    BURLINGTON – Police are trying to determine how a man’s body ended up on State Route 99 near North Hill Boulevard, in Skagit county.   Skagit County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Molitor said that they got a report of the man’s body on the highway around 7:30 a.m.  Saturday. The body was discovered just few feet north of the Burlington city limit, Molitor said.   The victim appears to be a man in his 20s. Because Interstate 5 and SR 99 […]

  • Seoul: North Korea fires rocket seen as covert missile test

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has launched a long-range rocket that critics say is meant to test banned technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. The launch Sunday follows North Korea’s claim last month to have tested a hydrogen bomb and will likely draw more sanctions and condemnation in the United Nations. Outside analysts see North Korean missile and nuclear tests as crucial steps toward the North’s ultimate goal of a nuclear […]

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    Suspicious man arrested after assaulting campus police officer, deputy in Olympia

    OLYMPIA – An Evergreen State College campus police officer was injured Sunday, trying to control a suspicious man in front of the college’s library.   A college spokesperson said that the officer tried to contact the man just before 2 p.m but the two got into an altercation. The man, who was not a student, reportedly hit the campus police officer, the spokesperson said.  The officer then tased the man, who ran off.  The man reportedly knocked over a student […]

  • Seattle Times: Seattle not in running to land NHL expansion team

    NASHVILLE – “If someone (from Seattle) wanted to give us an application right now, we wouldn’t take it” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said about Seattle’s chances of getting an NHL expansion team, the Seattle Times reported. Bettman insisted  that Seattle is not in the running to get a team, the paper reported. The NHL Commissioner said that an executive committee will eventually suggest whether the league should add two teams, one or none, the Times reported. The topic of expansion […]

  • Nation’s oldest Sumatran orangutan turns 56

    PORTLAND – She’s the oldest resident at the Oregon Zoo and tomorrow’s her birthday.  Inji, the oldest Sumatran orangutan in North America turns 56 on Saturday, the Oregon Zoo reported in a press release. Inji arrived at the zoo on January 30, 1961.   “She’s in amazing shape for her age,” Asaba Mukobi, the zoo’s senior primate keeper said. “She has no trouble getting around and no major health concerns — she isn’t taking any special medication beyond aspirin. Her age and […]

  • Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking vessel near La Push

    LA PUSH, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued five fishermen after their vessel took on water and sank 30 miles of outside of La Push, Washington on Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Quillauyte River 47- foot Motor Life Boat (MLB) crew recovered the fishermen from their life craft, the Coast Guard reported in a press release. The master of the 65- foot fishing vessel Captain John called the Coast Guard via radio, stating that they were taking on water and […]

  • ‘Snowcat’ rescues two stranded hikers near Rattlesnake Ridge

    NORTH BEND – They say ‘timing is everything’.  And two Seattle men, who were stranded in deep snow near Rattlesnake Ridge Saturday, might agree.  The King County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue unit used it’s newly, donated ‘Snowcat’ to help rescue the hikers near North Bend, police said. Sergeant Cindi West told Q13 News that the Sheriff’s office just received the Snowcat and used it Saturday in its first search and rescue mission. The men were hiking up the trail to Rattlesnake Ridge […]

  • Tacoma woman killed in overnight house fire

    TACOMA, Wash. — Firefighters found a woman’s body inside a burning two-story home Saturday morning, Tacoma Fire said. Firefighters reported visible smoke and flames when they arrived on scene, on the 1300 block of East Harrison Street, just before 2 a.m. Saturday. Crews began an aggressive attack to knock the flames back and searched the home for residents. In one of the rooms, firefighters located an unresponsive woman. They were unable to resuscitate her. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s office identified the woman as 51-year old […]

  • Police raid nets drugs, stolen property at Arlington home

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — Drugs, stolen property and weapons were seized by police at an Arlington home Wednesday morning, police said. Warrants were served at a home in the 16000 block of Burn Road in Arlington, a police news release said. A handgun was seized from the residence, along with coins, a ballistic helmet, body armor and gun boxes.  Police believe that all the items were stolen property, the release said. There were eight people in the home when police arrived […]

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