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Picture perfect: photographers find love on Instagram

king5.com — Two Seattle photographers realized their interest went beyond looks but beliefs and their craft. EDMONDS - They managed to form, what you might call, a picture-perfect relationship. Two Seattle photographers found love on Instagram and the world has watched their bond form ever since.

Amber Alert: 18-month-old taken by mother in Lacey

king5.com — SEATTLE - An Amber Alert was activated Thursday morning for an 18-month-old who police say was taken by his mother after she assaulted her husband. Police say Cassandra Wilhelm violated a protection order by committing the assault Thursday morning and taking Mason Wilhelm from 3128 Bonanza Drive NE in Lacey.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Amber alert: Mason Wilhelm abducted by Cassandra Wilhelm, may be in dk blue Dodge Avenger: kng5.tv/10C3GNe pic.twitter.com/6JMsRD2egD

Starbuck the eagle re-released into wild

king5.com — LEWIS COUNTY, Wash. - Starbuck the eagle is back in the wild. A fisherman near Morton found the two-week-old eaglet in April lying near a fallen nest. She was sent to the Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center in Grants Pass, Ore. She was partially raised by eagle foster parents.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Great video >> 'Starbuck' the young bald eagle re-released back into the wild: kng5.tv/1wefKAd via @drewmikk

Oct 30, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Great video >> 'Starbuck' the young bald eagle re-released back into the wild: kng5.tv/1wefKAd via @drewmikk

Former Sounder Steve Zakuani retires at 26

king5.com — It seems like such a young age to retire, but former Sounder Steve Zakuani is hanging it up at age 26. The former #1 overall pick in 2009 blames injuries for his early retirement. Zakuani's career looked promising until April 22, 2011. Colorado's Brian Mullen's hard tackle broke Zakuani's tibia and fibula in his right leg.

Picture perfect: photographers find love on Instagram

king5.com — Two Seattle photographers realized their interest went beyond looks but beliefs and their craft. EDMONDS - They managed to form what you might call a picture-perfect relationship. Two Seattle photographers found love on Instagram and the world has watched their bond form ever since.
Oct 30, 2014

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North Cascades future: more rain, less snow, more fires

king5.com — SEATTLE -- A study says forest managers and users should prepare now for what will be a very different North Cascades in the future. The study released Wednesday was conducted by federal scientists and the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group and found change will come quickly to the North Cascades.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Scientists predict future for North Cascades -- more rain, less snow, more fires: kng5.tv/1wefXmV via @gchittimK5

Protection order issued against former police watchdog

king5.com — SEATTLE -- A judge has ordered the former watchdog for the King County Sheriff's Office to stay away from a woman he once hired. In making the ruling, Judge Eileen Kato said Charles Gaither, former Director of the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight, had knowingly and willfully engaged in conduct that seriously alarmed his former employee, causing her to suffer substantial emotional distress.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Protection order issued against former police watchdog, via @LByronK5: kng5.tv/1wefTDH @JLangelerKING5 has more on #king5 at 11

Wounded soldier running New York City marathon

king5.com — GIG HARBOR, Wash. -- Even at the speed he moves today, Ed Lychick remembers when he had a hard time keeping up with everyone else. "I had this identity that I'm not good with school," he said. At eight-years old, Lychik moved with his parents from the Ukraine to Western Washington.

Carroll: Seahawks' time with Marysville-Pilchuck 'very powerful'

king5.com — SEATTLE -- The Marysville-Pilchuck football team visited the Seahawks practice facility Tuesday. The Seahawks invited the high school players to visit after a school shooting rocked their school and community last Friday. Head coach Pete Carroll said the visit really reminded him of "the power of sport and how it is such a unifying element in our culture.
Oct 29, 2014

Well done @Seahawks - Carroll: Seahawks' time with Marysville-Pilchuck 'very powerful' (Sent from KING 5) king5.com/story/news/loc…

Hash oil bust includes property owned by Puyallup deputy mayor

king5.com — PUYALLUP, Wash. -- A property owned by Puyallup's deputy mayor is the site of a alleged hash oil operation. Puyallup police Captain Engles said Deputy Mayor John Hopkins is not a suspect in the hash oil lab at this time. Three people were arrested.
Oct 29, 2014

Authorities say property owned by Washington deputy mayor is site of alleged hash oil operation - kng5.tv/10zDdQE

Woodland Park Zoo 'sets record straight' on elephant care

king5.com — Animal rights groups have slammed Woodland Park Zoo's elephant program for years, and the zoo wants to set the record straight. The zoo's COO insists the elephants do come first, and that they have an excellent quality of life. Critics argue the elephant enclosure is too small and Seattle's weather is too cold and wet.
Oct 29, 2014

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North Kitsap High School student arrested for shooting threat

king5.com — A 16-year-old North Kitsap High School student was arrested late Tuesday after police say the teen threatened to shoot and kill fellow classmates. Detectives with Poulsbo Police say they received information that the student planned to "shoot up the school" on Wednesday.
Oct 29, 2014

.@PoulsboPDChief arrests 16-year-old after he "threatened to shoot and kill fellow classmates.” kng5.tv/1DwSnBW

Seattle street game will pit people against zombies

king5.com — SEATTLE - A new urban street game is coming to Seattle, pitting players against running zombies. The production is called Citizen Zero and it starts next month. "I've always just been fascinated with the idea of zombies, mainly that they're the dead that have been brought back to life," said Quentin Klein, an actor who will play a zombie.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Think you can survive the zombie apocalypse? Here's your chance to try: kng5.tv/1zK5y6f via @JoshGreenK5

Send a note of support to shooting survivors

king5.com — UW Medicine offers a convenient way to send a note of support to patients at Harborview Medical Center or UW Medical Center. The website adds: "Patients are often surprised and appreciative of these personalized messages.​" Read or Share this story: http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/marysville-shooting/2014/10/28/send-a-note-of-support-to-shooting-survivors/18088163/
Oct 29, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Here's how to send a note of support to #Marysville shooting survivors at Harborview: kng5.tv/ZYrFFA