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Seattle, WA
Reporter — KOMO News Seattle

Emmy Award-winning reporter, former NYer, now Seattleite. Loves dining adventures, travel experiences, NU+SEA football, @NYTimes. Northwestern alum. Boggle pro.

Doctors able to save cat severely burned in Seattle RV blast — SEATTLE -- When Jennifer Wallace saw crows dive-bombing a 5-month-old kitten in Ballard, she knew the situation was bad. What she didn't realize was just how bad it would get as she walked closer. The cat, a black, longhaired family pet named Memow, had burns so severe that his eyes were swollen shut.

New police squad aims to curb drug use, shoplifting, defecating — SEATTLE -- Complaints about public urination, drinking, and drug use in downtown Seattle have led police officials to create a new squad to cut down on street disorder. The Neighborhood Response Team, which started patrols in December, is now assigned to problem spots in the heart of Seattle, including around Westlake Park, the department said Wednesday.

Billing blunder: 13,000 in Wash. overbilled for health insurance — SEATTLE -- Nearly 13,000 people across Washington State experienced sticker shock this week after being billed three times their normal amount for health insurance. A spokesman for Washington Healthplanfinder said the incorrect totals were withdrawn from bank accounts during the monthly payment process. The glitch meant hundreds of dollars were automatically deducted from customers' accounts statewide.

Seattle teacher suing city after being pepper sprayed at MLK rally — SEATTLE -- A high school teacher and activist is suing the city of Seattle, claiming police officers unlawfully pepper sprayed him as he left a peaceful rally on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Jesse Hagopian, a history teacher at Garfield High School, spoke during an MLK rally in Seattle and says he was on the phone while leaving the January 19th event.

Thieves steal giant 12th Man flag from Tacoma church — TACOMA, Wash. -- Thieves stealing Seahawks gear in the South Sound may have to answer to a higher power. Someone took a giant 12th Man flag from Tacoma's Champions Centre church last week, staff said Monday. The flag, valued at about $400, was bolstered to the church façade using giant bungee cords about 30 feet in the air.

Total 'Eclipse:' bus-riding dog now starring in Metro music video — Seattle's latest viral sensation can now add music video star to her resume. Eclipse, the bus-riding dog who is able to navigate her way to the dog park without her owner, is now starring in a promotional video for King County Metro.

Seattle homeless inspired by Hawks: 'It brings us closer together' — SEATTLE -- The giant blue and white flag unfurled over the brick wall in Seattle's Pioneer Square Friday. A crowd erupted into cheers. "Sea-HAWKS! Sea-HAWKS!" they chanted. Some wore blue and green. Others wore team jerseys. One man sported a winter hat from Super Bowl XL, when the Seahawks took on the Steelers.

'I just had a bad feeling:' friends worried for teen before murder — LAKE STEVENS, Wash. -- Friends of a murdered 18-year-old woman feared for her safety in recent months, they said Friday. The body of Summer Smith was found in a wooded area off a private road in Lake Stevens earlier this month.

Pooch with paparazzi: Catching up with Seattle's bus-riding dog — SEATTLE -- A solo Seattle dog is winning the hearts of millions worldwide. Since making her television debut this week, Eclipse, a bus-riding black Labrador retriever mix, has made headlines across the globe. News outlets from London to Japan picked up the story of the Seattle pooch who has learned to navigate the city transit system to get to the dog park.

Doctors Russell, Wilson turn heads at Everett practice — EVERETT, Wash. -- About 30 miles north of CenturyLink Field, there's no doubt you're still in Seahawks country; just look for the Russell Wilson jerseys -- on both Russell -- and Wilson. "We were checking a patient and he was obviously a huge Seahawks fan," recalled Jennifer Wilson, "and he mentioned, 'hey, Doctor Russell...
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Feb 27, 2015

PHOTO: local developer is accused of poisoning trees on someone else's property to improve his view (via @kdrewKOMO)

Feb 27, 2015

Just in: after 2 shootings in 2 months, Seattle has asked Liquor Control Board to suspend liquor license of Fusion Ultra Lounge on 45th St.

Feb 27, 2015

"His eyes were swollen shut. He was helpless:" docs, strangers rush to save cat hurt in #Ballard RV fire. #liveonKOMO

Feb 27, 2015

Kitten injured in Ballard RV explosion faces a long road to recovery. More #liveonKOMO 4:30 & 6 pm.

Feb 27, 2015

All this talk about #TheDress reminds me of my fave @Radiolab ep. on color & the incredible Mantis shrimp:… #NerdPost

Feb 27, 2015

Always interesting when you see a slug like this in the am editorial budget.

Feb 27, 2015

"Let it snow, yo:" Massachusetts man selling record-breaking Boston snow for $89/box online -- and it's selling out…

Feb 27, 2015

RT @SeattlePD: Police have ID'd, interviewed & released man from video. Remaining burglarys are active & ongoing investigations. http://t.c…

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