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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.

Weekend traffic: Major events, road closures expected to clog streets — In the battle of good versus evil, you might bet on at least one villain in Seattle this weekend -- and it has nothing to do with thousands of people in costume downtown. "If I could, I would have my fairy godmother teleport me to the event," joked Tiffany Frazier of Port Orchard, who was dressed up as Cinderella at Emerald City Comicon.

'Why would you want to destroy it': Parks workers search for vandals — TACOMA, Wash. - Parks workers in the south sound are looking for whoever is trashing the trails. Surveillance video from a tree-mounted camera in Tacoma's McKinley Park captured three young people tossing large logs meant as trail markers on Monday.

Messy mystery: Plastic bags filled with oily goo left on Bainbridge — BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. - Bainbridge Island officials are investigating a messy mystery. Someone on the island is dumping plastic bags filled with foul-smelling food waste, said Kellie Stickney, a spokeswoman for the city. Animals are getting into the bags, creating a mess -- and a potential biohazard.

Seattle mayor: Rise in hate crimes a crisis; names task force — SEATTLE - Civic leaders in Seattle formed a task force Thursday in response to a recent spike in hate crimes, while community activists launched a safety shuttle aimed at getting the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community around Capitol Hill safely. Calling it a "crisis," Seattle Mayor Ed Murray appointed 30 people to a special LGBT task force.

Passengers recount freak 520 bridge bus crash: "I'm still shaking" — SEATTLE -- Passengers on board a Metro bus involved in a freak crash on the State Route 520 bridge Tuesday night are describing what they experienced. Yanilu Ives wasn't supposed to be on the bus in the first place, she said.

Bellingham PD: meth-laden plastic bottles, jugs found in parks — BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Police in Bellingham are sounding the alarm over toxic trash. Plastic bottles used to make methamphetamine turned up last week at Sehome Arboretum, said Lt. Bob Vander Yacht of the Bellingham Police Department. The plastic containers are used to cook meth and are often tossed into the brush or onto the roadside still laden with harmful ingredients.

Giant orb 22 stories high measures for tunnel-related sinking — SEATTLE -- Surveyors have installed a giant white orb atop a Seattle landmark to measure if nearby buildings, streets, and utility lines are sinking. The remote sensing device went up on the 22nd floor of the Smith Tower on February 20th, said Gavin Schrock, a project surveyor with Seattle Public Utilities.

Police: Man stalked, videotaped girl walking to school — LACEY, WA -- A 54-year-old man is being held on $20,000 bail after he allegedly followed an 8-year old on her walk to school and recorded her with his cell phone, police said. Police believe Kenneth Fournier of Lacey videotaped the girl "with sexual motivations," said Lacey Police Det. Sgt.

Package thieves strike twice, walk away with box of rocks — SEATTLE -- Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice? Get a box of rocks. That was the strategy of two Seattle homeowners who set a trap on their front porch after a thief stole a package meant for their son. The theft happened in Phinney Ridge on the afternoon of February 26th, just before 4 p.m.

Ex-workers, customers claim 'pattern of racism' at car dealership — SEATTLE -- More than a dozen people came forward Thursday alleging they saw a pattern of racism at local car dealerships -- an allegation the company said it would respond to only in court. The group includes former employees and customers of the O'Brien Auto Group, one of the largest car dealers in the state.
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Mar 28, 2015

ICYMI: Weekend traffic: Major events, road closures expected to clog streets…

Mar 27, 2015

Behind the scenes look: using a brand new itty bitty backpack to go live with a @LiveU for our #liveonkomo broadcast.

Mar 27, 2015

3 events, more than 85k people expected in Seattle this weekend - & 3 highway closures. Details & detours #liveonKOMO

Mar 27, 2015

Quote from #Knox's attorney, @annembremner: "Amanda Knox- conviction reversed. She is free now and forever."

Mar 27, 2015

RT @BuzzFeedNews: Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, @AP reports…

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