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Hot days, hot cars: WSDOT gives reminder to be careful about car temps during the heat wave

As Western Washington enters a heat wave this weekend, WSDOT is reminding drivers to be careful with hot temperatures inside cars. The forecast is predicting temperatures of almost 100 degrees from Saturday through Monday and the National Weather Service issued an excessive heat watch for the weekend. WSDOT said temperatures inside your car can increase 20 degrees in just 10 minutes, making it crucial that drivers don’t leave kids or pets unattended.

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Hot days, hot cars: WSDOT gives reminder to be careful about car temps during the heat wave

Man accused of stealing car, gun belonging to SPD officer killed along I-5 charged with 3 felonies

Three felony charges have been filed against the man accused of stealing a Seattle police officer’s car moments after she was killed in a roadside crash. King County prosecutors say 49-year-old Roger Lee Owens, Jr. was driving a stolen U-Haul and caused a crash along I-5 earlier this month.

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Man accused of stealing car, gun belonging to SPD officer killed along I-5 charged with 3 felonies

Search continues for overdue hiker in North Bend

Search and rescue crews are working to locate an overdue hiker near a campground in North Bend. The King County Sheriff’s Office said 25-year-old Andrew Devers was last seen around the Middle Fork Campground on June 18. Anyone who sees him or has information is asked to call 911.

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Search continues for overdue hiker in North Bend

Gov. Inslee repeals trio of pandemic-related proclamations as state approaches reopening

The first of the three proclamations coming off the books had suspended the job search requirement for people receiving unemployment benefits. That requirement had originally been paused shortly after the start of the pandemic, when unemployment rates had skyrocketed, and thousands of jobs were no longer available due to COVID-related shutdowns.

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Gov. Inslee repeals trio of pandemic-related proclamations as state approaches reopening

Downtown Seattle’s Central Library to reopen Tuesday for first time in more than a year

On Tuesday, Seattle Public Libraries will reopen the Central Library in Downtown Seattle for the first time in more than a year. The building will open in segments. Levels 1, 3 and 5 are first. The rest will open in the coming weeks. The open levels include access to the children’s area, adult fiction and world languages, computers, Wi-Fi, self-checkout and more.

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Downtown Seattle’s Central Library to reopen Tuesday for first time in more than a year

Man taken to hospital after being pulled from Lake Tapps

A man was taken to the hospital after being pulled from the water at Lake Tapps on Sunday. Around 7:23 p.m. deputies who were on patrol at the lake were alerted to a 30-year-old man who was 10 yards from shore and had gone under water. According to officials, the man had resurfaced but then went back under.

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Man taken to hospital after being pulled from Lake Tapps

Dozens displaced after fire at Federal Way apartment building

Dozens of people were displaced and one person was injured after a fire early Sunday at a Federal Way apartment building. The fire happened just after midnight at the Mountain Sun Apartments, located at 1747 S. 30th Place in Federal Way. South King Fire & Rescue officials responded to the one-alarm fire and rescued one person from the building.

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Dozens displaced after fire at Federal Way apartment building

Bail set for suspect in fatal stabbing in downtown Seattle park

According to police, Michael Sedejo was still holding a knife that may have been used to stab the victim in the City Hall Park stabbing. On Saturday, there was a first court appearance for Sedejo in the stabbing. His bail was set at $2 million, after prosecutors told the judge that the suspect was a “danger to the community.”

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Bail set for suspect in fatal stabbing in downtown Seattle park

Scuba divers rescued by ferry crews near Edmonds terminal

Three scuba divers were rescued by a ferry crew near the Edmonds terminal late Friday night, Washington State Ferries confirmed. A crew member on the MV Walla Walla noticed a scuba driver drifting under the Edmonds ferry dock around 11:45 p.m. The diver was being pulled by the tides and struggling to get back to shore.

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Scuba divers rescued by ferry crews near Edmonds terminal

2 people injured after car crashes into Tacoma bus stop

© Provided by KIRO Seattle Two people were taken to a local hospital after a car crashed into a Tacoma bus stop Saturday afternoon, fire officials said. Tacoma fire tweeted about the crash shortly before 2 p.m. The tweet said the crash happened in the 3700 block of Pacific Avenue.

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2 people injured after car crashes into Tacoma bus stop

2 shot in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood

Two people were shot Friday evening in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood, Seattle police said. Officers were called to the 9000 block of Rainier Avenue South. Medics with Seattle fire said a 25-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were taken to Harborview Medical Center and were stable during that time.

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2 shot in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood

Man fatally stabbed in downtown Seattle

An investigation is underway after man in his 30s was fatally stabbed Thursday night in City Hall Park in downtown Seattle. Witnesses began calling 911 around 8 p.m., saying a man had been stabbed at Fourth Avenue and Jefferson Street. Officers arrived and immediately arrested a suspect, who officers said was still holding a knife that may have been used to stab the victim.

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Man fatally stabbed in downtown Seattle

Coast Guard suspends search for boater missing near Port Angeles

The Coast Guard has suspended its search at 4 p.m. Friday for a 75-year-old man on a 14-foot skiff near Port Angeles. The search began on Thursday night and crews searched an area of approximately 164 square miles, completing 20 searches over more than 21 hours for Pat O’Brien.

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Coast Guard suspends search for boater missing near Port Angeles

Deputies: 2 arrested after 29 guns stolen from Whatcom County home

Deputies arrested two burglary suspects who are accused of stealing 29 guns from a home just outside of Lynden on Wednesday, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office said. Officials said a homeowner who returned home from a trip reported that his front door had been forced opened.

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Deputies: 2 arrested after 29 guns stolen from Whatcom County home

Man fatally stabbed in downtown Seattle

An investigation is underway after man in his 30s was fatally stabbed Thursday night in City Hall Park in downtown Seattle. Witnesses began calling 911 around 8 p.m., saying a man had been stabbed at Fourth Avenue and Jefferson Street. Officers arrived and immediately arrested a suspect, who officers said was still holding a knife that may have been used to stab the victim.

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Man fatally stabbed in downtown Seattle

Black newspaper carrier files $5 million claim against Pierce County sheriff

A newspaper carrier wants at least $5 million, claiming he was racially profiled by the Pierce County sheriff. In January, Sheriff Ed Troyer called 911, claiming Sedrick Altheimer threatened to kill him. Altheimer, who is Black, claims his constitutional rights were violated and he suffered severe emotional distress.

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Black newspaper carrier files $5 million claim against Pierce County sheriff

As the 4th of July approaches, there’s a shortage of fireworks

If you’re planning to light off your own fireworks this 4th of July, you’ll want to buy early — there’s a big shortage this year. “The shortages are real. Most stands do not have enough stock to make it through half of their regular sales season,” said Joel Cowart, co-owner of Pyroland Fireworks, who designs fireworks, distributes them and sells them at his own stand.

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As the 4th of July approaches, there’s a shortage of fireworks

Man injured, 6-year-old girl burned after explosive detonates in Jefferson County

A man and his 6-year-old granddaughter were injured Tuesday night after a bomb exploded in in Port Hadlock, investigators said. After 9:30 p.m., several people called police to report explosions coming from a home near the 700 block of Nesses Corner Road. Callers also reported seeing smoke and large flames and.

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Man injured, 6-year-old girl burned after explosive detonates in Jefferson County

First Asian giant hornet of 2021 found in Snohomish County

An Asian giant hornet was found near Marysville earlier this month, and scientists say it is the first one found this year and in Snohomish County, said officials with the Washington State Department of Agriculture. On June 4, a person found a dead hornet, sent it in and reported it to the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s online Hornet Watch Report Form.

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First Asian giant hornet of 2021 found in Snohomish County

2 dead, 3 injured injured in Federal Way crash

Police are investigating after two people were killed and three people were injured in a crash Tuesday night in Federal Way. After 7 p.m., crews responded to a report of a crash that involved multiple cars in the 37400 block of Pacific Highway South. The crash blocked both directions of Pacific Highway South.

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2 dead, 3 injured injured in Federal Way crash