BREAKING: One killed, two officers hurt in Bremerton police-involved shooting

BREMERTON — Two officers are in the hospital after being shot early Sunday morning in Lions Park. Investigators tell our news partners at The Seattle Times that the officers approached a 53-year-old man suspected of violating a domestic violence order of protection, and he started shooting at them. The officers fired back, and the suspect later died. The two officers injured are being treated at Harrison Hospital. Their conditions have not been released. This is a developing story and will be updated. Watch Q13 News This […]

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Getting gifts to kids who need them? Si se puede!

OAK CLIFF — Everyone deserves a gift on Christmas, and that’s exactly what plenty of youngsters in Oak Cliff got this week. Adan Gonzalez and his foundation, Puede Network, had their second annual Puede Angel Tree, where every kid in attendance got a gift that was donated by the community. Gonzalez was asking for a winter coat and some other toy or ball. “A soccer ball, jacket, pair of socks, whatever it could be to bring joy to some of […]

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Getting gifts to kids who need them? Si se puede!

OAK CLIFF — Everyone deserves a gift on Christmas, and that’s exactly what plenty of youngsters in Oak Cliff got this week. Adan Gonzalez and his foundation, Puede Network, had their second annual Puede Angel Tree, where every kid in attendance got a gift that was donated by the community. Gonzalez was asking for a winter coat and some other toy or ball. “A soccer ball, jacket, pair of socks, whatever it could be to bring joy to some of […]

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Escort charged, accused of shooting Everett man for perfoming sex act ‘wrong’

EVERETT, Wash. — Authorities say a western Washington state woman working as an escort told police she shot a man in the back of the head because he was performing a sex act wrong. The Daily Herald reports that 21-year-old Marissa Elizabeth Wallen of Mount Vernon was charged Friday with first-degree assault and first-degree robbery in Snohomish County Superior Court. Prosecutors say Wallen shot the 36-year-old Everett man on Oct. 21 and took his wallet, spending $12,000 using his credit cards in […]

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Seattle’s Homeless Crisis: Are tiny houses the answer?

SEATTLE– One of the root causes for our region’s homeless crisis is something we all feel: a lack of affordable housing. That’s one reason why Seattle can’t seem to break the cycle of homelessness. It’s something we see every day in the form of tent cities. Some are legal– most are not. Now there’s a new move to replace the tents with “tiny houses”. They’re converted sheds that give people a dry roof over their heads. We wanted to know […]

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Christmas meals relieve one holiday season stressor for families

FRISCO — This time of year should be a joy, but for way too many of us, the holidays are more about heartache and hard times. “Very tough to the point that we have to cancel our holidays and come up with stories about why Santa couldn’t visit this year,” local mother Alma Davila-Loredo told NewsFix Saturday. No Santa. No gifts. No Christmas. The past few months haven’t offered much in the way of holiday spirit for the Davila-Loredo family. […]

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Mount Vernon officer who had been shot in head describes what he saw while in coma

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — It’s been a year since now-retired Mount Vernon police officer Mike McClaughry was shot in the head while responding to a call. Since then, he’s made amazing strides in his recovery. But the 62-year-old has yet to regain his vision. In an interview Friday, McClaughry shared what he says was a spiritual experience while he was in a coma immediately following the shooting. “As I was floating around in this nether world, if you will — […]

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State trooper’s car hit while on I-5 traffic stop; driver suspected of DUI

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A Washington State Patrol trooper’s car was hit on the right shoulder while on a traffic stop on southbound I-5 south of State Route 18 Friday night. There were no injuries, the State Patrol said, but the driver of the car that hit the trooper’s patrol car was arrested for suspicion of DUI. This comes at a time that the State Patrol on Friday began increasing patrols through the end of the month on Washington state […]

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Woman’s life changed forever when drunken driver killed her brother

SEATTLE — DUI arrests are up by 22% in King County from last year. The Washington State Patrol says last year was a bad year for fatalities and they are working to get that number down. Starting today, Dec. 15,  through the end of the month, WSP will be increasing patrols on Washington state roads to catch anyone who may be impaired behind the wheel. Laminated 8×10 photographs hanging on a poster board are the alt images Yolanda Trout-Manuel has […]

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Man receives 3 life sentences in Washington state slayings

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to three life terms without the possibility of parole for killing three of his friends at a home in Washington state. The Columbian newspaper reports that Judge Robert Lewis also sentenced 37-year-old Brent Luyster on Friday to 54 years for attempted murder and firearm possession. Luyster killed Joseph LaMar, Janell Knight and Zachary Thompson, in July 2016, near the small town of Woodland. He tried to kill Breanne Leigh, who testified against him. […]

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