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Seahawks

Seahawks LB Irvin blasted after DUI April Fools' joke

Seahawks LB Irvin blasted after DUI April Fools' jokeBruce Irvin posted on Twitter that he drove home after drinking too much. When he later admitted he was joking, some laughed, some didn't.
  • Seahawks
  • 3 hours, 21 minutes ago
News

Embattled state auditor Troy Kelley skips committee hearing

Embattled state auditor Troy Kelley skips committee hearingEmbattled State Auditor Troy Kelley skipped a chance to testify before lawmakers, a development that has them pondering their subpoena power.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 23 minutes ago
News

Kelley answers Inslee questions about investigation

Kelley answers Inslee questions about investigationIn letter to governor, state Auditor says his office's work has not been affected by the federal investigation.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 24 minutes ago
Politics

Minimum wage hike bill stalls in OIympia

Minimum wage hike bill stalls in OIympiaSen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, says the bill would hurt small businesses and it placates "the egos of extreme Seattle liberals."
  • Politics
  • 3 hours, 25 minutes ago
Renton

Thieves damage Renton St. Vincent de Paul store

Thieves damage Renton St. Vincent de Paul storeManagers are still assessing the damage at the St. Vincent de Paul's Thrift Store in Renton after thieves broke in on Wednesday night.
  • Renton
  • 3 hours, 27 minutes ago
Seattle

Catholic Church in Western Wash. 'continues to grow'

Catholic Church in Western Wash. 'continues to grow'The Archdiocese of Seattle, which includes all of Western Washington, has been around nearly 170 years.
  • Seattle
  • 3 hours, 35 minutes ago
Pets and Animals

Q&A: Fighting dental disease in your pet

Q&A: Fighting dental disease in your petOn Wednesday Dr. Bridie O'Connor from Elliott Bay Animal Hospital visited the KING studio to explain what pet owners need to know to keep their four legged friends healthy.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 hours, 45 minutes ago
Seattle

Q&A: Mayor Murray on new minimum wage

Q&A: Mayor Murray on new minimum wageSeattle Mayor Ed Murray visited the KING 5 studio on Wednesday to discuss the increase to the minimum wage in Seattle.
  • Seattle
  • 3 hours, 50 minutes ago
Weather Blog

What caused Western Washington's spring storms

What caused Western Washington's spring stormsThe main culprit for these thunderstorms was a batch of cold air aloft that helped to destabilize the atmosphere.
  • Weather Blog
  • 5 hours, 3 minutes ago
Seattle

April Fools: Seattle not converting to metric system

April Fools: Seattle not converting to metric systemAn announcement from Mayor Ed Murray's office on Wednesday turned out to be an April Fools' joke, much to the chagrin of Canadian visitors.
  • Seattle
  • 5 hours, 59 minutes ago
Seattle

Demolition begins on former Wah Mee Club

Demolition begins on former Wah Mee ClubThe site of the deadliest mass murder in state history is on its way down.
  • Seattle
  • 6 hours, 1 minute ago
Seattle

Church on the Rise: Continuing coverage on KING 5

Church on the Rise: Continuing coverage on KING 5All week long, KING 5 is looking at religion in Seattle and what sets it apart from other parts of country.
  • Seattle
  • 6 hours, 47 minutes ago
Seattle

Knox wrongful imprisonment lawsuit possible, attorney says

Knox wrongful imprisonment lawsuit possible, attorney saysCarlo Dalla Vedova says he hasn't discussed the idea with Amanda Knox after she was exonerated for the murder of Meredith Kercher.
  • Seattle
  • 7 hours, 25 minutes ago
Seattle

Seattle church opens its doors non-religious groups

Seattle church opens its doors non-religious groupsAll Saints Church wants their facility to be a place where they can help people, so they are providing office space to three non-profits.
  • Seattle
  • 8 hours, 59 minutes ago
Bellevue

Bellevue Police investigating homicide

Bellevue Police investigating homicideBellevue Police are investigating a homicide in the 10400 block of NE 2nd St.
  • Bellevue
  • 9 hours, 2 minutes ago
Traffic

382 Washington bridges 'structurally deficient'

382 Washington bridges 'structurally deficient'Thirty percent of Washington's structurally deficient bridges are located on an interstate, other freeway or a major arterial, according to the study.
  • Traffic
  • 9 hours, 28 minutes ago
Traffic

Seattle drivers lost 89 hours in traffic last year

Seattle drivers lost 89 hours in traffic last yearA survey from GPS maker TomTom found Seattle had the fourth-worst traffic congestion in the nation.
  • Traffic
  • 12 hours, 56 minutes ago
Traffic

Spring snow brings chain requirement on Snoqualmie Pass

Spring snow brings chain requirement on Snoqualmie PassTraction tires were advised on US 2 at Stevens Pass.
  • Traffic
  • 13 hours, 29 minutes ago
Seattle

Lack of oversight in place for Seattle minimum wage law

Lack of oversight in place for Seattle minimum wage lawSeattle's minimum wage goes up on April 1st, but there is little to no enforcement planned yet.
  • Seattle
  • 13 hours, 31 minutes ago
Local

Amber Alert cancelled after boy found safe

Amber Alert cancelled after boy found safeThe alert was issued after the father took his son from a Rainier Valley address.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 6 minutes ago
Local

Newslinks

NewslinksThe latest links mentioned on KING 5
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 12 minutes ago
Local

Vigils held for victims in Kitsap Co. double homicide

Vigils held for victims in Kitsap Co. double homicideFamilies of both of the victims killed in a double homicide in Kitsap County held vigils Tuesday to honor their loved ones.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
Seattle

Ballard church focuses on service as ministry

Ballard church focuses on service as ministryVona is taking, what some might see, as a non-traditional approach to growing its ministry.
  • Seattle
  • 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
Seattle

Thunderstorms, hail roll through Western Wash. on Tuesday

Thunderstorms, hail roll through Western Wash. on TuesdayThunderstorms were mainly around Seattle and just north, and brought heavy hail and some lightning and thunder.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day ago
Seattle

40 people have filed to run for Seattle City Council

40 people have filed to run for Seattle City CouncilA total of 40 candidates have now officially filed with the City for nine positions.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day ago
Olympia

Senate Republicans release Washington state budget proposal

Senate Republicans release Washington state budget proposalThe Chair of the Senate's Budget Committee said the state has enough money to pay for schools without new taxes.
  • Olympia
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

More people join class action lawsuits against Premera

More people join class action lawsuits against PremeraMaria Sullivan is one of hundreds of people who have signed on with a law firm handling a class action lawsuit against Premera.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Documents shed little light on Kelley aide at center of probe

Documents shed little light on Kelley aide at center of probeAt least one email sent early in Troy Kelley's term shows that Kelley wanted Jason Jerue hired.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Seattle

Seattle mayor signs Indiana travel ban in protest of law

Seattle mayor signs Indiana travel ban in protest of lawSome insist the law discriminates against gays and lesbians, but Indiana's governor says it's about religious freedom.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Crime

Man arrested in shooting death of Mount Vernon taxi driver

Man arrested in shooting death of Mount Vernon taxi driverLakewood police found the suspect by tracking a vehicle that had been stolen in Mount Vernon after the shooting.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Seattle

A look inside Edith Macefield's famous 'Up' house

A look inside Edith Macefield's famous 'Up' houseThe sale of Edith Macefield's house isn't typical. There's no asking price and the highest offer may not be the winner.
  • Seattle
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Puyallup stolen car chase ends in a crash

Puyallup stolen car chase ends in a crashA police pursuit of a stolen vehicle on Tuesday evening ended in a crash.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

Defense fights to save Carnation killer's life

Defense fights to save Carnation killer's lifeDefense fights to save Carnation killer's life in penalty phase
  • Local
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Marysville Shooting

Father of Marysville-Pilchuck shooter arrested on gun charge

Father of Marysville-Pilchuck shooter arrested on gun chargeFederal court documents indicate Raymond Fryberg illegally purchased the gun used by Jaylen Fryberg in the October 2014 shooting.
  • Marysville Shooting
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

Bothell Police investigate attempted child luring

Bothell Police investigate attempted child luringThe Bothell Police Department is investigating the possible attempted luring of a 15-year-old girl that occurred the morning of March 26 on the 4700 block of 244th ST SE as she waited for her school bus to arrive.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

Why background check failed to uncover record

Why background check failed to uncover recordA state official says there's no record of a court order that prohibits Raymond Fryberg Jr. from owning a buying a handgun.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago