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Murder Charges Filed Against Officers in Black Man's Death
"Hi Mike Rossi a reporting murder charges are being filed in Washington state against two police officers in the death of a black man Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has charged officers Christopher Burbank and Matthew Collins with second degree murder and officer Timothy Rankin with first degree manslaughter in the death of manual Ellis last March Ellis a black man died after telling the Tacoma officers were restraining him that he couldn't breathe the Pierce county medical examiner called his death a homicide while also listing methamphetamine intoxication and heart disease as factors Ellis died just weeks before the death of George Floyd under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer triggered a nationwide reckoning on race and policing hi Mike Rossio
Seattle Weather: Heavy rain with possible storms, drying out by Tuesday afternoon
"Zone Banda shower, setting up right over parts of Puget Sound, especially South sound, a location that could see locally heavy rain and maybe an isolated cloud to ground lightning strikes with something to keep an eye out for near Belle Fair. Rafe, you all the way into Olympia and parts of Pierce County. Now the snow, the Cascades has been slowly winding down. We will see locally heavier snow, continuing parts of the far Southern Cascades that could impact White passed throughout the afternoon and evening hours, otherwise drying out and warming up back into the mid fifties Tuesday afternoon, and the Cold Weather Center meteorologist Kristen Clarke in Seattle right now, we're getting
Public transit workers in Seattle metropolitan area of Pierce county, get vaccinated
"Their vaccinations today, employees lined up for their shot at the transits headquarters in Lakewood. Transit workers are considered high risk critical workers eligible for the vaccine because they come within close contact with the public. Every day we have heard, you know, it's a shot of hope, and I really believe that that is true. The anxiety of being in the public. Every day has been stressful for operators They have done amazing job to dryer with Pierce County Transit says transit workers are part of the phase one B two tier two in the States vaccination plan. Other high risk. Critical workers include grocery stores, agriculture and corrections in jails.
Woman killed in crash in Seattle area's Pierce County
"Ah Ah 31 31 year year old old woman woman was was killed killed in in the the collision collision near Puyallup. The two car crash occurred Sunday morning at the intersection of Canyon Road and 128th Street East. Investigators said the driver of a white sedan was driving at an extremely high rate of speed. When it crashed, causing it to flip and land on top of the victim's car. The driver, a 32 year old man was taken to the hospital with non life threatening
Snow disrupts COVID-19 vaccine sites in Seattle area
"You seemed the road conditions out there. The snow is definitely disrupting some covert 19 vaccination appointments as well. Swedish cancel Tomorrow's Vaccine clinic at Seattle University. If you are planning to get the Madonna vaccine, you could go to the clinic Monday and Tuesday. Vaccine appointment scheduled for today and tomorrow with the Auburn site have now been moved inside to can show where arena there will be no vaccinations happening in Pierce County this weekend drive thru vaccinations there were already moved up because of the weather and site since the Homos county have not been closed yet, But if that changes the county will post that change online by 7 A.m. the day of the closure, so you'll want to check Testing sites are closed until Sunday.
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"Pierce County. The Health department is opening registration for to drive through vaccine events into coma Wednesday morning, but they're waiting to learn more about the incoming storm. It's the homeless county. The vaccine task force is watching the forecast closely. Comeau standing Natasa several warming shelters have opened, with temperatures expected to drop into the low twenties overnight for the next few days. COUPLES carleen Johnson reports homeless advocates say it's a dire situation for anybody. Unsheltered, King County and Seattle of Open severe weather shelters for the first time this winter, but space is limited because of covert. And some homeless refused the offer for shelter at any rate, even when it gets this cold. Richard McAdams with Union gospel mission says. That's why they're out on the streets, day and night meeting people where they are. Vans are all loaded up. We have bags of clothing and everything and It's a dire need, because the fact that these folks need to stay warm. Snohomish County is open. Severe weather shelters set every United Church of Christ Maple Church Park and Lin Wood and Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, last year's point in time count of homeless during one night in January, counted more than 11,700 people living homeless just in King County. Carleen Johnson Common news Monday's death of an off duty state trooper in an avalanche near clear Lem underscores the danger that exists right now in our mountains, especially with so many people going up to the mountains for safe, outdoor distanced recreation. Homo meteorologist Abby A. Coney, with more about the threat for snow slides in the backcountry this season, Andrea who isn't taking any chances, I would prefer not to go and back country skis myself. Ski resorts like album telling the summit. It's Snoqualmie do regular ongoing.
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"Whose members of Pierce County's disbanded special investigations unit believe they have been vindicated because an outside investigation determined the sheriff's drug unit did not violate any major policies and poor communication led to most of the issues. We get more from Kemal's Carleen Johnson, the special investigations unit was disbanded last April after concerns came out the team was writing fake police reports to protect an informant. And possibly conducting improper searches that become a news Tribune reports. Criminal charges were ruled out, but a fact finding mission found some members of the team may have violated dozens of department policies and procedures. Earlier this month, the Clark County Sheriff's office turned over its report 27 pages. And it essentially clear the drug unit of any serious wrongdoing. Sheriff Ed Troyer said He's reviewing the report and can't answer specific questions at this point, whether there would be any changes, if any SA you members would be disciplined or when the drug unit would start working again. Those members say there are vindicated after reading the report and grateful and outside review done by Clark County. Supported what they've been saying all along. Carleen Johnson come on News. The body of a woman whose vehicle was swept away in a landslide in Oregon earlier this month, has finally been recovered. It was January 13th. The woman was driving in the Columbia River Gorge when her SUV was suddenly buried under 15 ft of mud, rocks and trees. Crews found her on Saturday. The food network is removing all content relating to the most recent season of its popular competition. Syria's worst cooks in America. The move came after it was revealed that the champion aerial Robinson was charged by authorities in South Carolina with the death of her three year old adopted child, Robinson 1 $25,000 during last year's season 20 that aired a few months ago. It's a 39, and we're just a minute away from a sports update here on the comb. Oh, morning news. You deserve a cleaner start for 2021 think about how great it would be. Knowing that your carpet is clean and fresh and Safe and healthy, too, because you want to eliminate all the dirt, the bacteria, allergens and all contaminants in your carpet..
Video shows Tacoma officer drive into crowd, injuring at least 1
"An investigation has been launched in tacoma washington after video posted online shows a police cruiser striking a group of pedestrians. Wosner saying they were getting calls for possibility of street racing. They say there were folks doing doughnuts around the area but now what officers are saying is a crowd of people circled around one of the cop cars who were telling folks to get out of the area reporter. Aj janna vel with fox. Q thirteen news. Two people were reportedly taken to the hospital. One of them is said to have been released. The police department has turned the over to the pierce county force investigation
Independent investigation underway after Tacoma Police officer hits at least 1 pedestrian with patrol car
"The Tacoma police officer who drove a patrol car into a crowd of people yesterday has been placed on administrative leave. The 58 year old has been with the department for nearly 30 years. In a now viral video, he's seen accelerating an SUV into a crowd of people hitting several and running over at least one person. The officer was responding to a large group gathered for a street race when his car was surrounded. Police say the crowd blocked him in and started banging on his windows. He says he felt his life was at risk, and that's when he accelerated to escape. The Pierce County Force Investigation team is investigating the
Cold front brings chance of lowland snow early next week to Seattle
"Dark skies overhead. But if you look up, it's nice and story for most of us if you don't have some fog in the way by now, temperatures currently in the thirties for most of western Washington, so we've dropped back quickly because of the lack of cloud cover a nice, steady barometer. Look at that high humidity that was signed that there's a lot of moisture looking around out there, and at times it's gonna Start to grow into a little bit of fog for US satellite radar picture shows the clear skies that most of the region is enjoying tonight. And actually when it's story like this, especially on a winter's night, and especially when we've had days on end of rainfall, it's still sitting in the soil there. It coaxes it back out in the form of some fog. So that's gonna be an issue for some of us early tomorrow morning Temps right now, primarily thirties, although Bremerton pretty stubbornly hanging onto that 40 and Port Angeles at 41. Noticed a coma is the cold pocket there. It recorded the only 31 degrees and you can see that's exactly where we have some of that fog growing in Pierce County, so the two can combine forces there, join up to give you the freezing fog in the black eyes. You see fog here overnight. I just count on the fact that it's probably also slippery. So the big weather maker right now high pressure building in over the West Coast. Of course, it's caused all kinds of trouble across California with those gusty winds and the High fire danger in the bay Area and back into L. A. Given that it's January. It's a bit unusual, but that's how it's shaking out. We also have these warmer easterly winds for one more day tomorrow and then as we head into the afternoon to see the increasing clouds over Vancouver Island, Little bit of rain there on the west side of the island to ultimately that sensor for the rest of us as we head into the middle of the week. So with that overnight tonight, we drop into the thirties, especially concerned about Pierce County because of the fog in the freezing fog. It won't last long will burn through it pretty quickly. We've got a terrific Tuesday for you. It looks a lot like today. It will be a little bit breezy in the foothills and noticed that warmth The easterly winds tend to warm up even clone is across so you'll be closer to 50, whereas the rest of us will make it just into the mid forties. Breezy easterly winds coming through the strait in the morning as well to the tune of about 15 to 25 MPH. Will also come down slope from the Olympics and that tends to warm up on the way down. So forks he end up in a gorgeous 51 eastern Washington not benefiting from the East delays, in fact, so still that the false starts to become an issue again for some pockets, including the Yakima Valley at 43 up over the Cascades. It was fantastic of the ski slopes this afternoon. Why not do it again tomorrow? Loads of sunshine temps back in the thirties and all of our resorts by Wednesday that remember on the future cast Tuesday. We started Cloud NEP over Vancouver Island that rolls into western Washington Wednesday into Thursday breaks just a little spring collection. Compared to what we had earlier in the month. This is a really weak disturbance. But then we start really losing our warm Sunday and Monday. That's the best chance for some spotty lowland snow. It looks like we get cold just while we lose our moisture but at least an inch or two possible in some of the foothills by early next week.
Long lines during COVID-19 vaccine rollout
"At this. This new drone video shows long lines in a new vaccination drive. Thru cited swim. Pushed of accident is ramping up in Washington, and we've now learned the federal reserves are empty Comes Patrick Quinn live tonight with what this means for our ST Patrick. Preston and we took talked with deal which officials tonight they actually learned from media reports that the federal reserves are empty. And what that means is Washington and really every state. They were banking on getting more vaccine in the coming weeks. However, tonight it looks like that's not gonna happen. Thousands backed up in a new drive thru citing squint to get their arms on the vaccine. The demand is evident, but the feds stockpile is empty. It's disappointing because we I thought we're going to get this. This new influx of vaccine coming in. It does not look like that is what will be happening. Lauren jinx with the Department of Health said. Operation Warp Speed verified Washington will still get the same amount of doses as in recent weeks, just gnome or To reach her immunity. The state needs more King County health officer Dr Jeff Duchin. It's incredibly frustrating. I mean, we need doses here to vaccinate, eligible and at risk People King and Pierce County or hoping to open mass vaccination sites in the coming weeks. Snohomish County just opened three drive through sites, but a spokesperson told me quote The county will likely run out of doses before the end of next week, unless significant increases in vaccine distribution to Washington and Snohomish County happened, Jenks with DEA Wait said Despite the state not guaranteed additional doses in the coming days, Washington will still move to phase one B one, allowing those 70 and older and in multigenerational families. To get vaccinated. But statewide, health officials say it's unclear just how delayed distribution will be by not being truthful or transparent about how much vaccine is available is eyes just a heartbreaking turn today. And you saw that crazy drone video with all those cars and line shot by shot by James Castel. I'm told right now as we speak, there are people waiting in line in swim to get vaccinated tomorrow. I'm told right now through next week, they have enough doses, but after that, they really just
Seattle Police Prepare To Protect Potential Targets in the City Ahead of the Presidential Inauguration
"State state capitals capitals to to be be prepared prepared for for possible possible violent violent protests. protests. Almost Almost Tammy Tammy would would toss toss a a spoke spoke with Seattle Police Sergeant Randy Who's serik about the plan to protect what they're calling softer targets. The FBI and Seattle police say they don't have any specific threats to any buildings around the city and state, but they are keeping a close eye on the other places that could be potential targets. For example, government buildings, landmarks, public transit, airports and ports are among places that will be watched to SPD says they'll have patrols patrols as as usual usual heading heading into into Inauguration Inauguration Day, Day, and and we'll we'll make make resource resource is is available available if if they they get get any any intelligence intelligence about about potential potential threats threats in in the the area. area. Any Any government government facility facility whether it's you know, City County state or or or federal That would be a potential target. We're going to pay extra attention to hear over and over the next week to 10 days to ensure everyone's safety King and Pierce County Sheriff's Department also tell me they're working with the FBI to make sure they stay on top of security. People have gotten the all clear
Washington reports 2,998 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours
"3000 more covert cases reported in the state. On Saturday, State health officials reported 2998 new cases in 214 hospitalizations that brings the state's total case numbers to more than 268,000. We're two weeks removed from the Christmas holiday, but so far no significant spike in covert cases in the state comas Nick Pompom reports. Overall case rates have actually dropped over the last week, he talked with King County executive Dow Constantine. We can do it. Let's just have people getting tired, and they're getting numb because even as the state is seeing smaller case rates as a whole places like Pierce County are seeing averages that are still well over 400. I think this is just a reminder for everyone. That until everyone gets a vaccine, regardless of fewer cases or hospitalizations, it can change in an instant. If we let our guard down, we've got to keep that up. Right now. The light is at the end of the tunnel keep of supporting each other, and one of the requirements for areas to move on. To phase two is to be able to get a 10% decrease. In their case rate, and we'll see how long it will take for the Puget Sound region, which is King Pierce in Snohomish County to be able to move on to phase two.
While Covid case rates have dropped in Washington, averages remain high in Seattle area
"Removed from the Christmas holiday, But so so far far no no significant significant spike spike in in covert covert cases cases in in the the state state comas comas Nick Nick Pompom Pompom reports. reports. Overall Overall case case rates rates have have actually actually dropped dropped over over the the last last week, week, he he talked talked with with King King County County executive executive Dow Dow Constantine. Constantine. We can do it. Let's just have people getting tired, and they're getting none, because even as the state is seeing smaller case rates as a whole, places like Pierce County are seeing averages that are still well over 400. I think this is just a reminder for everyone that until everyone gets a vaccine, regardless of fewer cases or hospitalizations, it can change in an instant. If we let our guard down, we've got to keep that out. Right now. The light is at the end of the tunnel keep of supporting each other and one of the requirements for areas to move on to phase two. Is to be able to get a 10% decrease in their case rate and we'll see how long it will take for the Puget Sound region, which is King Pierce in Snohomish County to be able to move on to phase two.
Deputies investigating fatal collision involving pedestrian in Puyallup
"71 year old man is killed in a pedestrian car accident in Puyallup deputies with the Pierce County sheriff's office and the man had bumped his car into a mom pushing a stroller around 5 P.m. on Friday, and when he pulled over to help her, he was hit by a car while crossing the road. The driver who hit the man stayed on scene. Law enforcement say there was no indication speed or impairment were involved, but say it was dark and rainy. At the time of the
Lawsuit alleges Lakewood K-9 officer, with history of claims, set dog on suspect in custody
"We're waiting to hear comment from the Lakewood Police department. But a Pierce County man has taken into custody by that department and a canine handler is now suing that officer and the Lakewood Police department comes to Romero has more. Only two year old Adrien Simms filed a civil rights lawsuit against Canine Officer James Siler and Lakewood police claiming that Siler said his canine partner rock on him after he'd already surrendered to police. In an incident in 2017 in the suit, Sim says he suffered serious injury from bites to his Arms, leg, torso, neck and stomach after rock attacked him when he was already handcuffed, and he's seeking more than a million dollars in damages. The Seattle Times reports Siler and Liquid police have been sued five times in the last nine years over incidents with police dogs and excessive use of force that were settled out of court.
Tunnel to Towers Foundation pays off mortgage of fallen Pierce County officer
"County deputies death we learned that the mortgage on his family home has been paid off in full. Deputy Sheriff Cooper, dice and crashing the patrol cars. He was heading to a call and parking. Last year. His father spoke of his son after it happened home was here in Pierce County on his dream job was working for the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, and he truly loved being a deputy. The tunnel to Towers Foundation has finished paying for the house shared by the late deputy and his widow. No allergic
New listings of homes for sale fell 43% last month in Seattle's King County compared to October
"Sales for Seattle area homes slowed during the winter months, but his comes Eric Hynes reports would be home buyers aren't seeing much of a break The Northwest multiple listing service reports new listings of homes for sale fell 43% of King County, 44% in Snohomish County and 35% in Pierce County from October to November. You were sales took place is well. The number of pending sales and King County alone fell about 27%. Home prices actually edged down by 2% in King and Snohomish County's November But in Pierce County prices went up 3.5%. Compared to this time a year ago, the median sale price and King County in November was up 10%.
Seattle-area's Pierce County studying rapid COVID-19 testing in schools
"County Health Department reported 411 new cases of the virus Saturday. That's the highest one day total since the pandemic began. So for now on Lee kindergarten and first grade students will continue in person instruction. The district has also asked any families who traveled for Thanksgiving or attended a gathering outside their immediate household to keep their child home for two weeks, just in case there were exposed. This is a very difficult pandemic for for education Starting today, Assistant Superintendent John Hellwig says. They're going to be offering the auntie gin chest to the roughly 2000 students and staff who are attending in person. They would get that test weekly. It's a pilot program with a goal to have 100% participation. But if not enough, people buy in the county says it would probably end the program.
Seattle - Western Washington reports 1.4% Covid infection rate
"The virus is spreading across our state. The infection rate or the number of folks getting infected by a person with the virus in Western Washington is around. 1.4, Snohomish County's executive says it can't be a singular effort to fend off this virus. That county's positivity rate right now is nearly 10%. The state wants that number to be below 2%. Pierce County is also seeing a surge in covert cases. The county reported 411 new cases on Saturday. Pierce County health officials say more people are getting tested, and it's mobile sites, which created additional delays in processing and reporting. Still, the county says Saturday's case count is likely an undercount. One school
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"Safety and other expenses incurred between March 1st and December 30th applications for grants of up to $150,000 are due by November. 16th. Are clients. Coma News, a candidate for Pierce County sheriff says If elected, she would recuse herself from an ongoing investigation comes Corwin had reports. Among those under investigation is the candidate herself. 32 Year veteran of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department Lieutenant Cindy Fajardo is running to replace retiring Sheriff Paul Pastore. One complication, Fajardo is herself subject to a police accountability investigation. As former head of the department's drug unit, Fajardo allegedly falsified police reports for hard hotels. The news Tribune. Any deception on her part was to protect a life it was done solely. To protect the life of someone who was a cooperating person in an investigation, offering information who had received a credible death threat from the Mexican cartels because the investigation is ongoing. If Fajardo does become sheriff, she could be responsible for disciplining herself. She says. She'll recuse herself Corwin Hey, HK camo news. A man pulled a gun at a political demonstration in Woodinville over the weekend after he and other supporters of the president were doused by a bucket full of unknown liquid. A counter demonstrator recorded the incident on her phone. What's your name? Because I got a video you pulled a gun on girls Video, A bystander told police that the liquid appeared to be water tainted with mud or maybe tobacco juice. Armed man was reportedly cooperating with police. He told them the liquid had burned his eyes Come on news time. 12 09, the state of Washington faces a lawsuit following the death of a developmentally disabled adult who lived at the reindeer school. Como's Bill O'Neill has the story. The lawsuit accuses the state of neglect following 33 year old Joana Prats DEP. She died from a pulmonary embolism after bunion surgery two years ago. It also claims staff of the Rainier School had instructions from her doctor to monitor plant for any trouble with breathing. In a statement, an attorney for Pratt's family says her death could have been avoided if staff simply followed doctor's instructions. Department of Social and Health Services declined to comment on the lawsuit. But a spokesperson says the safety and wellbeing of clients is their first priority. The Takoma News Tribune says the suit, which was filed Thursday, seeks unspecified damages. Colonial Cuomo News PORT of Seattle commissioners this week we'll decide whether to pay $2 million to an accident victim who was toppled inside of an airport shuttle bus in 2018 of port owned bus was traveling from C tax terminal to an off site rental car building when the driver made a right turn near cargo road. Onboard video shows a passenger and his three wheeled scooter fall to the floor. The man was visiting from Iowa and suffered significant injuries. Under the proposed settlement, the port would not admit wrongdoing or liability in the accident at 12 10 it's time for an update on sports. Now from the Beacon Fleming Sports desk. Ah failed test for the Seahawks as they took on an NFC West opponent. Here's Tom. The Seahawksfirst game against an NFC West Division opponent turned out to be a lost their first of the year..
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"Liquid Our night yet allowed to operate indoors by order of the governor for covert reasons. I got 400 team members right now furloughed. They'll want to come back to work. We need to get indoors. If the movie theaters and bully out bowling alleys could be indoors, So can we. Operators of these casinos believe they've been dealt a bad hand. Because when you look just up the road you'll find full on indoor gambling at the Emerald Queen Casino operated by the people of Tribe of Indians, tribal casinos, They're not bound by the governor's orders. Their counterparts in the non tribal gambling industries say the tribes have shown this could be safely done indoors. We're trying Tio keep everything clean. We're trying to provide mass. We're doing gloves for any customers or employees that feel like they need. Those were sanitizing. While we continue to talk to businesses to see if there is a way to do that are their protocols that could be established. They would allow that to happen safely. Eric Personal Maverick gaming says they're indoor gaming area has been totally redone to keep patrons and employees say from the spread of covert 19 7 39 here a comal health experts say Corona virus numbers are trending in the wrong direction here in our state. Some school districts, as we shared have been warned that they may have to go back to all virtual learning. New numbers from the State Health Department show the outbreak growing For Western Washington. The estimated reproductive number is one point for meaning each person would call it 19 is infecting more than one other person, the number higher in King County at 1.6 in mid August. Both numbers were under one at 10.87 39. If you're like many is soon to take the roller, perhaps, sir, in the role right now, the primary caregiver for a family member and Pierce County wanting to know there is help for you if you walk down the street, on average, every fourth house He's engaged in family caregiving, and this would be a family member, providing unpaid care to a loved one. It could be in the home or across town, or even across country with Pierce County aging and disability resources. That's Bob of Riley. He says. The program is just like programs and all 39 counties in our state with training, So you know the right way to take care of someone elderly or disabled help with housework and even support groups. Going to have to zoom Webinars one Monday, another one on Tuesday, with more about the services offered. You can find out more about.
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"What we need in Pierce County and this one Is in the North Puyallup area. It's reported a long stare at 161, which is Meridian. Kind of near that funky interchange where 167 turns into state route 5 12. So all those roads 161167 In parts of five well, very heavy as you approach where it crosses over the Puyallup River looking very slow. Also in Pierce County. Other roads that are closed due to wildfires are state run for 10 between summer and Bonnie Lake for 10, again east of the town of Eden Claw. Sumner Taps Highway from taps Drive to state for 10 and also roads like world from the kitchen. Oh, Angela also gonna be closed. We had earlier problem North found 167. As you approach the exit to Willis in the Kanto area. I think it's mostly clear off to the right shoulder. But you will find it a little heavy there. If you're south bound on I five still getting heavier now across the King Pierce County line, trying to get towards 54th and fight and definitely more cars in King County to yourself down. 405 and Bellevue looks so now from I 90 all the way down to 30th slow through Newcastle and south on I five just fell from 5 20 in Seattle down towards that Mercer exit. Traffic is brought to you by Snoqualmie Casino Open and awarding weekly winnings checkout SNL casino dot com To see their current promotions play more wind, more Seattle's closest Snoqualmie casino, you next Come on traffic at 2 44 still to come. I'm Colonial rentable electric scooters coming to Seattle. Details on the plan approved by City Council straight ahead, but first, let's get the forecast from Kristen Clark with hot and dry conditions in place and not a drop of rain in the forecast this week. Fire Danger will continue to run high, especially through Thursday..
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"Effort ever since the death of George Floyd. But according to the Portland police president, he tells us That these protests are not about George Floyd or social justice or perform. C says that this is about violence, chaos and anarchy. The other speakers that included faith based speakers and also community leaders and business leaders. All came to the podium today ask protests there said name a time and a place, saying that they will sit down with them to talk about what is next because they say that what's going on in the city is not helping. They say at this point, it's time to have a conversation about what is next steps. We do know that more protests are planned for tonight. So it is not yet known whether or not that plea from the Portland Police Association Will be heard by protesters. Dallas mechanic promo news, a grocery store clerk and see tax sustained serious injury after being stabbed this afternoon. It happened All Star grocery, and according to police, the attack was totally unprovoked. Deputy noticed a man matching the suspect's description at a nearby apartment building and was able to arrest him after a short foot pursuit. Two separate shootings last night, and one man is the Seattle police are investigating a deadly shooting in Pioneer Square. It happened a little bit before 10 30 last night. Near Second Avenue in South Washington Street. When police got there, They found a man shot and on the ground officers performed CPR, but unfortunately that man died come mostly stolen. Coma news also hearing off Seattle police investigating a shooter near 18th and Madison last night. They are still looking for that shooter. Pierce County continues to see a dramatic increase in covered cases. Today, they saw 97 new cases, no new deaths that brings their total to 3769 cases and 102 deaths. They seem nearly 1000 cases in the last two weeks and specifically there, seeing the increase of cases from fourth of July activities and other events or people did not socially distance or where masks Great weather today to get out and enjoy it. But did they wear mask? Almost Patrick Quinn was in Kirkland to find out Peaches and votes on a sunny Sunday crowds flocking outside and Kirkland..
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"Many Ellis case I'm Lisa Jaffe with brick fansites and here are the top stories from the komo news room to come of this Charlie harder tells us about the discovery of a conflict of interest Ellis was the man who died in a confrontation with Tacoma police back in March his family believes he was targeted because he was black something police deny the Pierce county sheriff's department and prosecuting attorney had been handling the investigation but now Pierce county prosecutor Mary Robinette says she's learned a sheriff's deputy was on the scene at some point the night Ellis died so Pierce county is dropping out of the investigation it's what the American common once it's with the Ellis family wants this new investigation will start from scratch with the attorney general's office handling any possible prosecutions in an outside police agency interviewing witnesses and developing a case Charlie harder komo news the four hundred million dollars Seattle police budget under scrutiny today from the city council's budget committee more from couples Ryan Harris council expects to have a three hundred million dollar hole in the budget because of losses from the pandemic so they'll have to make some big cuts this week budget committee chair Teresa Mosqueda announced an inquest into Seattle police spending and says she's committed to defunding the police by fifty percent online past practices we are not going to nibble around the edges of the mayor's proposed budgets we will now make a statement that this year we are not going to pass the mayor's twenty twenty revised budget until we as a council have a chance to get a full thorough and simultaneous transparent deep dive into the Seattle police department funding Muscat is among many who suggests that money.
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"Pierce county detective sergeant Gary Sanders told the jury he understood from CPS that any visits Josh got with the boys would be at the safe location what I was told what what happened there are two different things I see child protective services protective you would think that the safety unfortunately in many cases that work not just this one there's been times where they try to re unify too soon that's the claim of the boys' grandparents shot clocks grandfather is expected to take the stand on Monday comma animal control has been swamped with thousands of calls complaining about a serial animal killer the story from Cuomo's chapel July as of Wednesday the agency had received more than ten thousand calls from around the country so many that it's interfering with operations the calls started coming in when the group in defense of animals posted on their website about an animal serial killer in Tacoma but animal control supervisor Joe center hunt tells the news Tribune coyotes are likely responsible for the incidents that they can confirm and there's no evidence of an animal serial killer but in defense of animals says they're considering offering a reward for an arrest and conviction even though the group claims to know who it is Jeff Pohjola come on news an apparent road rage shooting left a newspaper delivery driver wounded in south hill near P. wallet this morning the Pierce county sheriff's office tells the news Tribune that a man was apparently upset because the driver was going slowly she was hit in the shoulder by a bullet is expected to survive the shooter has not been arrested still ahead hi Ryan Harris with the start of construction on NHL Seattle's new H. Q. and when we might learn the team name the first owner como traffic every ten minutes on the forces six oh four and here's Templeton third down five is still a struggle for Malvo place coming into downtown all the way to the county line on highway one oh four with often on slowing southbound five it's also crowded from north gateway into downtown north on five due to this earlier crash in the buffalo area stopping up from five twenty in Bellevue to northeast one thirty second street south on four oh five is pretty solid from five twenty all the way to thirty street in Renton east of highway eighteen through Auburn is a bit sluggish from warehouse to wait out the highway one sixty seven interchange the earlier crash on southbound five at East Bay street in Tacoma has been cleared but there is a pretty solid backup from highway eighteen in federal way and aggression to come on south on highway seven near south eighty fourth street is causing stop and go traffic from south seventy eighth street our next couple traffic at six fourteen meteorologist Shannon o'donnell with our come eagle river forecast why everybody Thursday night it was a beautiful afternoon highs near sixty in the warm.
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"Eight seven seven by del Pierce county detectives search for more victims of a would be baby snatcher that's one of the stories coming up after type already a real time traffic here's Tracy Taylor so it's going to take us about twenty five minutes now from Seattle to federal way and then your federal way to Tacoma drives get an added extra I'd say thirty five minutes so things are still slowly but surely improving but busy as we get out towards the it to calm it down myself I five new crashes just popped up on north on five is he at the county line looks like the HOV lane is blocked their drivers are still going to run into a some slower traffic again after forty first at the zero five two eight merry spell a slight hesitation on northbound four oh five as we get closer to eighty fifth I don't see anything blocking there but definitely busy off of five twenty and of course the two oh two interchange seven four five a little rough outside of that new castle drivers are still hit the brakes on south and one six seven just shy of highway eighteen into parts of L. going to Pacific and a crash no make that a police activity that's happening this is out near Martin way near five five traffic is brought to you by bell red energy solutions will keep you warm and comfortable with the latest heating cooling and plumbing technology available see how a new heating system can reduce your energy bills at bell red dot com Kyra radio real time traffic I'm Tracy Taylor now from the Cairo radio news center line or the west dot com shop the scary it's senseless it's really senseless a manhunt is on for the gunman who killed a seven eleven store clerk in Edmonds today I was seventeen these Davey sun report police say the clerk was sixty four years old from admins and had worked at the store.
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"Pierce county detective ed Troyer says new photos have surfaced of a baby in a hospital and they're tied to Juliet Parker who is accused of plotting to steal newborns were trying to return and how long so these photos are evidence in the case they're building against Parker who's been charged with drug in a new mom an attempt to steal her infant daughter now there's evidence and people coming forward and reached out to Parker about taking baby photos but got turned down she says a lot of moms who met with marker upset he's out of jail again investigators say they've spoken to more than a dozen pairs who had some kind of contact with Parker regarding their newborns this has upset a lot of people and rightfully so Parker sixteen year old daughter is also charged in this attempted kidnapping however it's unclear if she remains in juvenile hall for is out of custody like her mother no come as Joe Marino reports the Parker has now been released from jail for the second time after her father helped her pose the one hundred and fifty thousand dollars bail coronaviruses causing unrest around the world Christmas in Ukraine as it brings citizens home from China a full room of the fight to the returnees were infected with a virus violent clashes with police a sign of the spreading global fit around could be nineteen under the noise of flight carrying two hundred and sixty eight people from the western dam cruise turned away from landing in Turkey no flights carrying several Americans forced to land in Amsterdam even though passengers have been cleared to the disease this is more passengers disembark from the other cruise line the diamond princess here in Japan Japanese officials confirming the total posts two cases of covert nineteen aboard the ship now more than six hundred and thirty passengers some health experts cooling the quarantine on board a diabolical after officials appeared to fail to hold the spread of the potentially deadly disease I just think there was so much cross contamination more than seventy Americans were infected with the virus on the ship among them John herring he's still in Japan and doesn't know when he gets home jul and these ones Melanie if you've talked with some pulled the diamond princess but after Joan came down with the virus he was taken off last week and the hospital calls thank you to hospital fifteen minutes later sure of the door making the difficult decision to have Melanie leave a husband in Japan a defect to eight along with over three hundred other Americans minutes ABC's Ian Pannell reporting about his time eleven fifty time for propelling Sharon's money update here's Jennifer catching the corona virus outbreak and subsequent shutdown of huge swaths of China could impact more than five million businesses worldwide that's according to a new study from Dunn and Bradstreet economist at JP Morgan are warning that human life as we know it could be threatened by climate change in a hard hitting report to clients the economist said without action being taken there could be catastrophic outcomes the bank says the research came from a team that was wholly independent from the company as a whole they say climate change could affect economic growth shares health and how long people live cosco says it's always been the rule that you have to have a membership to eat at its food court but it hasn't always been enforced that's about to change starting in March cosco says it will enforce it that's your money now Jennifer could Shinko komo news and it's not been a good day on Wall Street taking a look at the current numbers Dow Jones industrial average down more than two hundred and fifty points nasdaq off more than a hundred and eighty and the S. and P. five hundred down nearly.
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"Teacher in Pierce county arrested for threatening students details coming up but first however we DO real time traffic has a look at Traci pretty rough for drivers right now zero four ten westbound traffic yeah that looks like the a semi truck is upright it's all back on its wheels now it's a matter of getting it towed out of the way and the semi as the diesel spill from the semi cleaned up before the roadway can reopen so again drivers in that area Wes them for ten traffic gather all lanes are blocked off and it sounds as if this detour on zero one six two is causing quite a few headaches for drivers around Bonney lake now we're looking at a line up on that cell phone five commute outside like city way through the downtown corridor with some five twenty is built up outside of four oh five working its way toward said ninety second and some slowing coming off the bridge deck he spent ninety slow offer Mercer island getting closer to four oh five south and four or five locked up outside of Bellevue want to get up to the north south because things are pretty heavy between the Boeing freeway up to zero five two eight Mary spell that we're still looking at our Seattle to ever drive it about fifty eight minutes traffic is brought to you by the Washington state department of transportation to get to go good news Seattle drivers you can save ten dollars on tolls would be good to go past every time you take the highway ninety nine tunnel and other toll roads in Washington get your pass at ninety nine tunnel dot com Kyra radio real time traffic and Tracy Taylor now from the Cairo radio news center my northwest dot com a teacher in Pierce county has been arrested for making threats of violence against students detected a Troyer now we contacted or she did not back off from the threat so we both turn to tell a case worker told the school district that the fifty eight year old math teacher at emerald ridge high school.
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"Was released from Pierce county jail on a suspended one year sentence for a different assault and two days after an arrest for theft in Seattle Ballard place condo manager Chris Beary heard the woman scream and ran to help along with construction foreman Chris well or he was able to get his hands on his legs a third guy finally jumped in I mean uses farmer he says he sees trouble like this with homeless people all the time and he says he believes city leaders have failed on something that hurts neighborhoods what single woman wants to walk down the street in the evening why would you go to the corner bar what would you do any of the stuff you'd be scared out of your brain he also says after seeing so many people who failed to jump in the help he'd like to see more people step up when there's trouble in Ballard Ryan Harris como news more than a month after in Olympia woman is reported missing her adult daughter is accused of her brutal murder Kamose Romero has more fifty eight year old Susan Lundy was reported missing by friends in July last seen walking near her home Olympia police lieutenant Paul Lauer says they searched Lundy's home her social media accounts and interviewed family and friends that evidence led detectives to a twenty three year old and is the daughter of Susan Lundy flower since they lived together in west Olympia according to court documents the daughter told police she strangled her mother with a cord and put her body in a yard waste bin for a week until she decided to dismember the body with a kitchen knife and a saw she told detectives that she and her boyfriend then used a grocery cart to dispose of the body in garbage bins around Olympia she was booked into Thurston county jail my day on suspicion of murder super Meryl comma news a prisoner who escaped from an Olympic peninsula jail is back behind bars the search for more battles the only been going on for a couple of days and hurting for hands and Sunday morning that's when you know Guthrie with the Washington state department of corrections has been all still broke out of the Olympic correction center she says he was spotted by someone about two miles away from the jail and quickly recaptured without incident then I'll still have been serving a twenty year sentence for a violent carjacking though nothing suggests he committed any additional crimes after the escape we have not learned anything I have not been informed of any of that he faces both an infraction hearing in the possibility of additional criminal charges hello Neil komo news coming up on como victory General Bob Ferguson is taking the trump administration to court again I'm Jeff poacher low with why.
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"Five from the king Pierce county line to fifty fourth and five in north bound I seen often on breaking between highway sixteen in the two coming up next supporters of four fourteen eleven Smith co traffic and now check the forecast years Abby accounting for tracking a mixture of clouds overnight in western Washington lows dropping to the mid upper fifties and early Sunday morning hi out there tomorrow only making it into the upper sixties and the low seventies this is certainly below average be prepared for cloudy overcast skies throughout the daytime hours tomorrow we will only be dealing with some isolated sun breaks slight chance for some spotty showers but most of us stay dry as we round out the weekend upper seventies into Monday and Tuesday I meteorologist Abby a county in the come a weather center take a look at conditions throughout the sound well looks like we've got sixty seven degrees sunshine and Everitt sixty seven and clouds and to come up seventy three partly sunny skies in downtown Seattle stay connected stay informed como Saturday good afternoon four oh four coming up on four oh six or excuse me for all five I should say coming up on four oh six from the come a twenty four hour news center I'm Jeff postal here's what we're following for this Saturday the tenth of August two thousand and nineteen a runaway teenager was shot last night while trying to sell shoes Seattle police responded to an area just north of the magnolia village just after eight thirty they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound he was taken to Harborview in stable condition the dean says two men assaulted him before taking off in a red car the police say the boy himself on a warrant out for his arrest and is described as a juvenile run away the suspects have not been located just in the last couple of hours two people were injured when an SUV crashed into a bus stop on St Avenue north in Marysville this afternoon police say two men and a baby were taken to a nearby hospital after the S. U. V. jumped the sidewalk and struck the bench on which they were sitting the driver of the SUV is described only as a teenager police are investigating and rescue crews pulled an elderly man out of the water off of Mercer island just in the last forty five minutes police say the ninety six year old had some sort of medical emergency while in the water but never actually went under he was pulled out of medics perform CPR eventually getting a policy was taken to a nearby hospital his condition is not known.
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"Offender in pierce county is accused of trying to get to kids into his car we're gonna have the very latest on that after kiro radio realtime traffic oh ursula the drive right now getting out of federal way heading out towards tacoma continues to slow down from just after three twentieth and heading out towards the puyallup river bridge there is some heavier traffic around city centre now i'm looking at a lineup coming off of i five onto highway sixteen as we get closer to union nothing reported blocking drivers are still running into a lot of heavy traffic outside of thorn lane around joint base lewis mcchord as i kind of refresh the maps your drive around zupan still a commode as little on this lower side actually both directions around the main gate but drivers through olympia seemed to be in pretty reasonable shape not seeing much in the way of slowing through there now you're real time travel times from olympia tacoma sitting at thirty three minutes we're about forty from tacoma heading into olympia still backups on north on four zero five outside a glenn heading out towards the two interchange one ninety two the bottle over highway that's because we had an earlier crash out near one ninety-six drivers is still going to run into the backups on ninety five twenty both westbound coming off the bridge decks and heading out to the i five merge traffic brought to you by your local ford dealer drive at like a four drive it today drive at home now is the best time to get a great deal on a new ford hurry to buyfordnow dot com or head to your local ford dealer and take a test drive today cairo radio realtime traffic i'm tracy taylor now from cairo radio news room and streaming on the kiro radio app apple is more than quadrupling its presence in seattle has cairo radios aaron grenell reports that tech giant's going to be taking over unin tire city block apple's newest sites includes two twelve story buildings in south lake union the company says it will add two thousand jobs over the next five years christina raspy is apple's vice president of global real estate's we know there is so much talent in seattle.
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"KIRO radio app. Franklin police detectives are back at a home in Kirkland's Kingsgate neighborhood. Collecting evidence after a man was stabbed to death early this morning. Police responding to a disturbance around two AM found the victim dead and a woman in critical condition police dogs and detectives track the suspect, and later later arrested him a break in the case for Seattle gang detectives investigating a shooting Monday at Richard island beach park. They arrested a twenty year old man involved in the shooting in Bellevue on Morial day to groups started shooting at each other, while at the park, and they were full of families a mom her baby and a ten year old girl were hit, but they are all recovering at this point a call. No mom wants to get Melissa Navarre says her babysitter called threat worked to save. At least one bullet had been fired into her home into coma, while her children were there. It went through the screen into the window. The first thing is terrifying, because you don't know how your kids will react, especially with. One being on stick. The Pierce county sheriff's department is investigating. But they tell Cairo seven TV unfortunately bullets through homes. It's not that uncommon three airports in Washington state are getting federal funding for upgrades. The department of transportation says nine point four million dollars from the FAA's airport improvement program is going to be divided between Davenport municipal airport near Spokane. The Jefferson County international airport and Arlington municipal airport. This is the second round of funding dispersed as the Pullman Moscow regional airport received seven million dollars last September. We're learning more about what life is going to be like, when Seattle's.
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"Tacoma Pierce county health department sharing some new flu numbers since late September one hundred and thirty people. In Pierce county have been hospitalized with the flu. Eighty-one percent of patients had at least one condition increasing their risk during that time. Six people died from the flu patients hospitalized with the flu range from two months old to ninety. Here's all almost Kelly Kookmin's investigators trying to figure out what sparked a fire just east of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood this morning. Komo's Frank Lenzi reports the fire jumped from one house to another around one o'clock this morning along twenty third avenue east near east Mercer needs two men were driving by the time. They spotted the flames coming out of a window. So they tried to get everybody out in a matter of a couple of minutes acquire spread upstairs and across the next house. Start trying to bang on that door to. Yeah. Was already getting pretty thick. Kind of run. Catch some some air. Getting pretty bad spread fast. One of the homes was empty and two people safely got out of the other burning home. Frank lenzi. Komo news last night. The state patrol says a suspected drunk driver slammed into one of their patrol SUV's. This happened on westbound I ninety near highlands drive in Issaquah area. The trooper was sitting in the SUV at a crash scene when he got rear ended. He and the other driver both taken to the hospital with minor injuries. It may be illegal to ride a bike on the sidewalk in downtown Puyallup soon. But it wouldn't be the first time Gomo's super Mero explains. Bikes had been banned from downtown sidewalks up until two thousand fourteen one after hearing from the public Puyallup change that law. Now, the council is considering a repeat of that ban. Assistant city manager Steve Kirk Lee with the proposal, certainly we're looking at the to mitigate any unsafe encounters between pedestrians and bicyclists council. Member Julie door was concerned about banning all bicyclists from sidewalks though, we should be targeting. The people that are actually violating philosophy. Why can't we say, okay? If you are writing in this reckless manner, then it is subject to a fine enforcement came up as an issue Puyallup. Police chief Scott angles supports the proposal because he says just having a lot to refer to would help officers with enforcement. See Romero KOMO news that might otherwise be on the brink of homelessness have some help to keep them off the street. Komo's Ryan Harris tells us about a program expansion that hope works in Everett. They have a landscaping service. A used furniture store a coffee shop and program says CEO, Fred savage to help find the causes of their housing and income, instability and appoint.
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"Stay connected. Stay informed. Komo news. Good afternoon. It's. Three oh to overcast with forty four degrees in Seattle. I'm Elisa Jaffe with Tom glasco. Here are the top stories from the KOMO twenty four seven news center of fallen Pierce county sheriff's deputy is being honored today at a special ceremony. Komo's Charlie Harger is there were here in ROY where the shooting range for the Pierce county. Sheriff's department has been renamed in honor at deputy Daniel McCartney joining me is detective Ed for the Pierce county sheriff's department. Tell us about the range and this is a special anniversary while this is the one year anniversary. And we thought it'd be a great day to have his boys out here to unveil the renaming of our range in his honor. This is a place at all law enforcement officers come to a couple of times a year in many from other agencies to train learn get better. It's only fitting saying his name he worked out in this area. This is your work canoe all the people out here. And he was a really good guy when it comes instructions in a perfectionist. So this is absolutely the best way. We can. Honor. And Ed, this is a special man, he has very young family, his voice or hear please tell our listeners what your deputies are doing to inaugurate this ring. Doing as the three boys. They're all under ten years old. We wanted them to have the first time to go on the range with guns and break the range. And now that being said, they are Nerf guns. But it was kind of fun to tell people that was going to happen and spring the Nerf gun thing on everybody because some people are scratching their heads that we would actually let little kids do that. Of course. But it's a good fun is going to lift their spirits, and they'll know.