One person killed in Northeast Seattle shooting Friday

SEATTLE - Seattle Police are are investigating a deadly shooting that killed one person in the city's Roosevelt neighborhood late Friday. It happened at about 9:45 p.m. near the intersection of Northeast 63rd Street and 12th Avenue Northeast. No information on a possible suspect or what occurred leading up to...
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Delta Variant update with The Washington Department of Health

YAKIMA, WA – With King County now recommending all individuals wearing masks inside, the delta variant has been spreading rapidly throughout the state with 58 percent of COVID-19 cases being delta. “I am very concerned about areas of the state that have lower vaccination rates.” Said Scott Lindquist, Washington State...
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Catalytic converter theft ended in shooting in Auburn

Auburn police are investigating the theft of a catalytic converter that ended in a shooting around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20. The incident began at the Haggen grocery store on Lake Tapps Parkway East when someone witnessed two men stealing a catalytic converter from a car. The suspects fled the scene and drove south, and the witness followed behind.
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Another COVID-related death confirmed in Kitsap, 123 total

On Monday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed another COVID-related death, bringing the countywide total to 123 since the pandemic began in March of 2020 and 76 since the new year. Information on the two most recent death is currently unavailable. Of the 121 prior deaths, 55 were ages 80...

Letters: Sexuality in schools; disappointed in rude people

I was at the Neighborhood Connections meeting last week. I’d like to thank Deputy Mayor Susan Honda and Councilmember Linda Kochmar for pulling it together, and I’m glad it was at the Community Center. There were some in attendance who seemed unaware that before COVID, Neighborhood Connection meetings happened relatively often. This was not a first.
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Man pleads not guilty to killing estranged wife at Bellevue bar

SEATTLE - The man accused of murdering his estranged wife at a Bellevue bar pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Dylan Scott Jennings, 34, entered the plea during his arraignment in King County Superior Court. The judge ordered him to remain behind bars on $3 million bail.

Several beaches in Pierce, King counties temporarily close

SEATTLE - Several beaches have been closed in both Pierce and King counties in the last 24 hours. Matthews Beach in Seattle was closed due to high levels of bacteria found in the water today. Public health officials have warned that people and pets should not drink the water or...

Bomb squad investigates vehicle blaze | Fire blotter

Between July 12 and July 18, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 299 calls for service, among them the following:. Aid call: 6:23 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters stabilized a woman in her mid 80s who had fallen and was complaining of neck and back pain, and a VRFA aid unit zipped her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).