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Officers arrest man suspected of sex trafficking in King County

The King County Sheriff's Office arrested 45-year-old Stanwood resident Mark Norton on Tuesday, who is suspected of coercing a woman to engage in commercial sex acts in King and Snohomish counties. They also confirmed to KIRO 7 that Norton worked for King County Metro.


One dead in wrong-way crash on SR 520 in Redmond

REDMOND, Wash. - One person was killed in a wrong-way crash on westbound SR 520 in Redmond. It happened at about 4 a.m. Monday just west of West Lake Sammamish Parkway. All westbound lanes are closed.


2 Arrests Made In Fatal Shooting Investigation: Police

EVERETT, WA - Two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in Everett early Sunday. However, neither individual has been identified as a suspect at this time, police said.


The Internet is flipping over this Snohomish Dad who's a real Pancake Picasso

The recipe seems simple enough. Eggs, Bisquick and milk. Brek Nebel stirs it up and adds in the most important ingredient of all - imagination. The result? Fantastic Flapjacks! This Snohomish dad is a Pancake Picasso and the creative force behind "Pancake Brekfast" on social media.


Seattle household net worth ranks among top in nation — but wealth doesn’t reach everyone

Everybody knows how much money they make, but how wealthy are you?. Maybe you’ve never given much thought to how much you’re worth, but the marketing-analytics firm Acxiom has some idea. They use a variety of public records and private sources to predict a household’s net worth.


‘Cold, miserable rain’ on its way to Seattle, with snow likely in the mountains and Bellingham area

A new weather system is moving into the Puget Sound region. But don’t panic. Yes, it will likely bring snow to the Cascade Mountains and areas near Bellingham, according to Dustin Guy, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Seattle. Yes, there could be flakes in the sky even near Seatt


Kirkland Reschedules 124th Ave Project Meeting

From The City of Kirkland:An open house on Tuesday, March 12, will offer the public an early look at how a five-lane 124th Avenue Northeast, between Northeast 116th and 124th streets, will better accommodate driving, walking and bicycling.


Mountlake Terrace police investigate string of robberies

Mountlake Terrace police are investigating a string of robberies over a span of two days in January. The first robbery happened at a convenience store on Jan. 2. On the same day, a man had stepped outside during his guitar lesson to deal with a work emergency when he was robbed.


Gunfire erupts after assault in Kirkland drug store parking lot

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- One man was injured in an assault that led to gunfire at a parking lot outside a Kirkland drug store. Two men were fighting with another man at the Walgreen's on 85th Street NE, according to Sgt. Eric Karp with Kirkland Police. The man being attacked pulled out a gun and fired mul


Kirkland Council Picks Amy Walen Replacement

KIRKLAND, WA - The Kirkland City Council on Tuesday night picked Houghton Community Council member Kelli Curtis to replace former Mayor Amy Walen. Curtis was one of 27 people who applied to replace Walen, who left the city after being elected to the state House in November. Curtis will serve until t


Freezing temps return to Western Washington as dig-out continues from last winter storm

REDMOND, Wash. -- Temperatures in parts of Western Washington are expected to drop below freezing once again, which leads to a chance of black ice just in time for the Monday morning commute.


Neighbors push back against UW Bothell parking lot plan

BOTHELL, Wash. — Neighbors are pushing back against UW Bothell’s plan to build a $30 million dollar parking garage along the edge of the campus they share with Cascadia College.


Biggest Home For Sale In Woodinville Comes With Waterfall

WOODINVILLE, WA - An eight-bedroom house just isn't complete without a waterfall, or an 11-car garage. This is the biggest home for sale in Woodinville as of this date. At $5 million, you get, well, an enormous home on over 7 acres at the eastern edge of the city. Here are the details:


31 Kirkland Products Retirees Should Buy at Costco

For many, retirement is a time to pinch pennies on everyday expenses. It might help explain why retirees are so fond of Costco. Research shows that older shoppers tend to prefer the discount warehouse club over popular retailers such as Walmart and Target. Further, baby boomers -- there are about 74


Two Video Game Funko Pop!s Revealed for Emerald City Comic Con

Fans in Washington state should prepare for the biggest convention of the year! Emerald City Comic Con is happening from March 14 until March 17 at the Washington State Convention Center and Funko is preparing some special figures!


Weathering the snow: Accidents, headaches and good Samaritans

The series of snowstorms that hammered the region in the past weeks ground most people’s normal daily lives to a halt. Schools, businesses and organizations were closed. Roads became extremely challenging. And, unfortunately, some were injured or suffered property damage in snow-related accidents. I


​PICTURE: First 777-9 for Lufthansa comes together in Everett

Lufthansa revealed today that the body sections of its first Boeing 777-9 have been joined on the assembly line in Everett, Washington. Boeing is currently completing assembly of the first -9 derivative of the new GE Aviation GE9X-powered 777X family, with roll-out scheduled for 13 March. The first


Public Hearing On Salaries Of Elected Officials In Everett Set For Thursday

Every couple of years an appointed citizen’s commission meets to set the salaries of the City of Everett elected officials including the mayor, council members and judges. The time has come for the commission to convene and the first of two chances for the general public to weigh-in is at a public h


Everett-based Funko has taken the toy industry by storm

Forget about Hasbro, Mattel and Lego. The hottest toy company just might be Funko, the maker of pop culture figures with heads that bobble. You've probably seen (and maybe even own) one of the company's Pop! Vinyl figurines for Marvel superheroes, including Captain America and Thor. Funko also repro


Reader’s Lens | Delicate ice crystals in Bothell

Photo taken: Feb. 5, 2019 at Miner’s Corner Park in Bothell. Photographer’s description: “I went to the park to take snow pictures, and I found these amazing ice crystal structures in the fields (I’m calling them ‘snow feathers’). I used my Canon 7D Mark II, with my 100mm macro lens.”