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One year later: Ride the Ducks crash survivors still live with emotional scars

komonews.com — SEATTLE - Saturday marks one-year since the deadly crash involving Ride the Ducks and a charter bus full of exchange students on the Aurora Bridge in Seattle.Five students were killed when the Ride the Ducks vehicle crossed the center line of the bridge an

Police: man set fire to ex-lover's home, waited outside to kill her

komonews.com — EVERETT, Wash. -- A judge set bail at $500,000 for the man accused of trying to burn down his ex-lover's home.Terrence Peters, 55, is facing first-degree arson charges after authorities say he intentionally set fire to a North Everett apartment Tuesday mo

Police: woman robbed dying, bleeding man of wallet, GPS

komonews.com — MOUNT VERNON, Wash. - A Skagit County woman is accused of robbing a 77-year old retiree as he lay dying of an accidental gunshot wound.Laura M. Cowan, 37, spotted the man bleeding in the driver's seat of his green Jeep at the Safeway grocery store, 315 E C

Police: Everett bookkeeper embezzled $128K from company, total could be higher

komonews.com — EVERETT, Wash. -- An Everett bookkeeper is accused of embezzling more than $128,000 dollars worth of goods and cash from a small, family-run business.Deborah Shepard, 52, was in charge of tracking finances at Post Tension Cables, 10127 Ninth Ave. W., since

$54 billion dollar question: expand light rail or back to drawing board?

komonews.com — SEATTLE - Advocates call it visionary, necessary and bold; opponents fear it could be a $54 billion dollar boondoggle. Both sides will square off until November 8th, when voters will have the ultimate say on Sound Transit 3, a plan to expand mass transit i

Police investigating 60+ storage unit break-ins in Bellevue

komonews.com — BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Detectives are investigating a rash of storage unit break-ins on the Eastside.Sixty-three storage units have been broken into at three locations in Bellevue over the past six weeks, said Officer Seth Tyler with the Bellevue Police Depart

'The worst type of criminals:' handyman accused of stealing jewelry from seniors

komonews.com — GIG HARBOR, Wash. - They thought maybe it had been tossed in the trash. But, lovebirds Ron Talley and Paula Stockbridge had an inkling their engagement ring would turn up eventually. When it didn't, they grew suspicious, and reported it missing to authorities. "It wasn't in the drawer.

King County paramedics develop EpiPen alternative - for a fraction of the cost

komonews.com — SEATTLE -- The small plastic box is about the size of a photo frame; what's inside, however, is the picture of cost savings -- and saving lives. King County Emergency Medical Services began producing the injection kits in 2013 as a low-cost alternative to the EpiPen, an auto-injector used to treat allergic reactions.

Kids crash car trying to get to grandma’s house

wwlp.com — (CNN) - Authorities outside Seattle are investigating a bizarre car accident. It all began with two young children allegedly starting their parents' car and driving it, in an attempt to visit their grandmother. It wasn't 'over the river and through the woods,' but two kids in Federal Way were so set on getting to grandma's house that they took a car and crashed it, according to police.

King County wants to test pot for illegal pesticides

komonews.com — SEATTLE - Lawmakers are talking pot -- and pesticides. The King County Council is currently weighing a measure to test recreational marijuana for illegal pesticides. Producers of products found with banned substances could face fines or have their licenses suspended, officials said Wednesday.
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Sep 26, 2016

Observation: many streets in downtown Seattle are quiet as the #Debates2016 air. Astounding. https://t.co/H44BzaszOb

Sep 26, 2016

"Everyone that knew her was touched by her light. She was intelligent, funny and full of class." #CascadeMallShooting #KOMONews (2/2) https://t.co/JpGRwbihnI

Sep 26, 2016

"She was intelligent and creative and beautiful inside and out:" family remembers #CascadeMallShooting victim Shayla Martin. #KOMONews https://t.co/on0B3DmUtR

Sep 26, 2016

PHOTO: Snohomish Co. district court closed today in remembrance of employee Belinda Galde, killed in #CascadeMallShooting. #KOMOnews https://t.co/q4VtZq14fZ

Sep 26, 2016

"She did not deserve what happened." -friend of Sarai Lara, #CascadeMallShooting victim. Lara survived cancer; supp…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/780502682582654978 

Sep 26, 2016

(2/2) One suspect, 30 yr-old Seattle man, sent pix of himself driving school bus; showed up to meet undercover cops driving bus. #KOMOnews

Sep 26, 2016

Just in: 8 men arrested in underage sex sting in Snohomish County, reports @SnoCoSheriff. (1/2)

Sep 26, 2016

Cetin is charged with 5 counts of murder in the first degree. Allegation is act was premeditated. #CascadeMallShooting

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