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Police search for suspect after woman shot in Tacoma

Tacoma police are looking for a woman suspected of shooting another woman Monday night. At about 10:15 p.m. in the 4800 block of Court Q Street, two women were in a dispute when one of them shot the other and fled the scene, police said.


32 people arrested in King County for suspected DUI over '420' weekend

State Troopers arrested 32 people suspected of driving under the influence this weekend in just King County. Drivers will continue to see increased patrols around the state Monday because April 20 – or 420 -- the marijuana holiday-- fell on a weekend.


After death: Washington state set to become the first to allow human composting

Washington state is set to become the first state to legalize "natural organic reduction" as a burial alternative -- commonly referred to as human composting -- if a bill passed by the legislature is signed by Gov. Jay Inslee.


Hundreds of people on new Tacoma code violators map; many don’t know

TACOMA, Wash. -- People who live in Tacoma and are listed on the city’s new code compliance maps say they had no idea their properties were even in violation. This month, the City of Tacoma created a new feature on its website where you are able to access a map that shows the addresses of properties


Mayor Rejects King County Executive’s Request to Endorse An Income Tax

King County Executive Dow Constantine wrote me to request my signature on a letter from elected leaders to the legislature advocating an income tax on capital gains. Executive Constantine led the charge on the imposition of the latest round of Sound Transit tax increases. I’m sure he really doesn’t


Miska, Bellevue’s most persecuted tabby cat, seeks her day in court

No cat in King County has a rap sheet longer than Miska. The brown tabby has racked up thousands of dollars in fines while allegedly roaming her Bellevue neighborhood. “The infractions, they just keep piling up,” said her attorney, Jon Zimmerman.


Washington state lawmaker apologizes for comment on nurses

OLYMPIA — A Washington state lawmaker who angered nurses by saying some may spend a lot of time playing cards in rural hospitals says she wishes she could reel that comment back in.


18 displaced after 2-alarm Kent apartment fire

KENT, Wash. - A two-alarm apartment fire in Kent’s East Hill neighborhood displaced 18 residents Sunday evening. The fire started around 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Summerwalk Apartments along Benson Road Southeast near 224th Street.


Help ID iPhone Thieves In Bonney Lake: Police

BONNEY LAKE, WA — Can you help identify this robbery suspect? Bonney Lake police have asked the community for any assistance it can provide in locating this person and two other people who are all accused of stealing cell phones from a local Sprint store.


Deputies: Homeowner shot and killed a suspect inside his home

WHITE CENTER — Deputies are investigating a reported burglary that happened early Monday morning. This happened in the 9800 block of 13th Avenue Southwest in the White Center area.


Tacoma woman settles lawsuit over trespassing mail carrier

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state woman who sued the U.S. Postal Service and a former mail carrier after he trespassed into her home has settled for $20,000. The Seattle Times reported Monday that the Tacoma woman claimed in the 2016 lawsuit that at least 12 women had complained about Robert Taita


Man suspected of attacking monk arrested for another assault case

Tryphon was pumping gas at a Burien gas station April 16 when he was approached by a man, who punched Thryphon. "He said, 'how's Trump,' and I presume he meant President Trump and I said, 'well I don't know,'" Tryphon said. "And all of a sudden he just sucker punched me right here, and he did it wit


Gonzalo needs a kidney. But he can't get one because he's undocumented

It was noon, and Gonzalo was lying down when I arrived at his apartment in south King County. His wife Ricarda walked down a long, dark hallway to get him. “I was lying down because I felt really dizzy,” Gonzalo said in Spanish. “I can’t—I can’t enjoy the day, go out, because I’m always unwell.”


Semi carrying human waste crashes, blocks eastbound lanes on I-90 in Issaquah

Troopers with the Washington State Patrol responded to a semi rollover crash on eastbound I-90 Sunday. Officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation closed all eastbound lanes after the incident occurred around 11:25 a.m. Three lanes were reopened by 1:50 p.m. and crews finished c


Natural gas leak causing evacuations in South Seattle

SEATTLE - A natural gas leak at a home in South Seattle has caused the evacuation of nearby houses. The leak was reported at about 8:40 a.m. Monday. All lanes of Rainier Avenue South are blocked at 75th Ave. S.


Two men rescued from South Sound water after boat capsized

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - Two men whose boat capsized at about 4 p.m. Sunday near Day Island had to be rescued. West Pierce Fire and Rescue crews said they were called about 5 p.m. by Gig Harbor firefighters to the island to help in a water rescue.


Lane Restrictions This Week Near Lake Youngs

RENTON, WA — Watch for lane restrictions all this week along 148th Avenue Southwest east of Renton along the west of Lake Youngs. King County road crews will be performing guardrail maintenance work between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. through Thursday. Flaggers will guide drivers through the work zone.


Bellevue police investigating another rideshare rape case

Bellevue and King County detectives are investigating additional incidents following an attempted sexual assault involving an “off app” rideshare driver. KIRO 7 reports that Bellevue police arrested a man on April 18 on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in his vehicle. The woman believed his


Meet Zenovia Harris, the new CEO of the Kent Chamber of Commerce

On April 1, Zenovia Harris was announced as the new CEO of the Kent Chamber of Commerce, replacing Andrea Keikkala, who left recently after ten years. Prior to getting this gig, she was Operations Manager at the University of Phoenix.


Shaw Rd./Pioneer Intersection Work Will Cause Delays In Puyallup

PUYALLUP, WA — Road work at the intersection of Shaw Road East and East Pioneer will require multiple temporary lane closures beginning Monday night, according to Puyallup city engineer staff.