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Grocery associations file lawsuit against Burien to stop COVID-19 hazard pay
"Pay for grocery workers during the pandemic, this time in Burian, Here's com O Seu Romero, the Northwest Grocery Association and the Washington Food Industry Association have filed a lawsuit against the city of Burian over an ordinance that requires large grocery stores to pay their employees an extra $5 an hour for hazard pay. In a statement, the grocery association says the new law doesn't do anything to make workers safer and that the governor should prioritize vaccinations for essential work. Instead, The industry groups are also suing the city of Seattle for its $4 an hour hazard Pay mandate, which was adopted last month. Sue Romero come Oh news. We know millions of
QFC to close two Seattle stores, blames city's new $4 hazard pay law
"And bullying. That's what one Labor Union calls QFC decision to close two stores after Seattle required hazard pay for workers during the pandemic. Com O Seu Romero has the story If any, Sanders with KFC says the mandate that certain grocers pay an extra $4 an hour accelerated their decision to close to underperforming stores in Seattle on 15th Avenue on Capitol Hill and 35th Avenue in which would we're doing our best to really provide for our associates and Provide the things they need. So they have been getting appreciation paid and bonuses and rewards of since March. Sara Charon is with the union local 21 representing grocery workers. Kroger's intent seems perfectly clear. They are announcing these closings to try to intimidate any other local communities from passing hazard pay. She testified before the King County Council, which is following Seattle and considering requiring groceries to pay workers extra hazard pay. Sue Romero, come on use gentle council member, Theresa Mosqueda released a statement about the store closures, calling the move disappointing, adding quote Grocery workers have had to cover emergency shifts, pick up extra responsibilities and are five times more likely to contract Cove. It she went on to say these workers should not be pawns in a game of chess.
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"Little more throughout much of Western Washington. Joining you from Pierce County on Charlie Harder, come on news as icy conditions contribute to major crashes and other parts of the U. S. The Washington State Patrol warns drivers here Just be ready for the coming snow. In Texas. Police say At least five people were killed and upto 100 cars involved in a huge pileup on an icy freeway near downtown Fort Worth. While that is some 2000 miles away, Washington State Trooper Rick Johnson says it's a sharp reminder of just how quickly conditions concern on the freeway on the condition that we may be seen. It's just something that's going to be really hard to control your vehicle what she starts lighting and that's why speed is is most important to keep that down, he says. Speed plus elevated freeway on ramps and exits are always trouble spots when it freezes and reminds drivers not only to slow down, but also to keep your distance from other drivers. Sue Romero camo news, and we'll, of course, have you covered as the storm approaches throughout this week and the upcoming weekend? Right here on camo news coming up after traffic and weather. Seattle School Superintendent says she has some regrets over the way the pandemics been handled by the district details or straight ahead. I'm Carleen Johnson. 1st 12 before it's time for a camel traffic update from the tube in law Group Traffic Center. Here's Marina Rock injure. Well, Good afternoon, Taylor and I was just looking at Snoqualmie Pass Summit and right now, no restrictions. The roadway is bare and dry. Just a little bit of ice in some places, But you're looking good. On. I 90 right now. Traction tires are advised on highway to Stevens passed compact snow and ice on the road way around here Looking good. We don't have any backups major problems, But we do have a couple things to talk about that aren't major but are worth noting. So North found I five the ramp to the Boeing Freeway. He's found 5 to 6. There's a collision partially blocking the right lane. We also have North down 5 to 70 eastbound 5 to 6 in that same Everett area. Left lane partially blocked south down by five on ramp from 44th Avenue west in Lynwood. A collision is partially blocking that ramp. You're next. Come on Traffic 12 14 Arkham A forecast now from the diversified crawl Space Weather Center. Here's meteorologist Kristen Clarke Light Snow continues primarily across south sound. Today we're 1 to 3 inches will fall across Pierce, Thurston Mason and also Louis County that includes Olympia and Tacoma. Central sound, including downtown Seattle, maybe a half inch to just a quick coding on the grassy surfaces but not much the farther north ago that's knows encountering very dry, cold air, single digit windshield values and wins over 50 MPH in Western Welcome County. Today, better potential for stone. Your backyard Friday.
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"Harder come. O'Neill's Stadio T Cruise across Puget Sound region are gearing up for the snow with 64,000 tons of salt. 1.1 million gallons of de icer in about 100 trucks ready to hit the roads. Up for the snow's likely happening on a road near you, but probably not the road in front of your house. Crews from all agencies will focus on keeping the most critical roads open first. So ambulances transit another important services can still get through. The homeless county public Works director Kelly Snyder. We are in a pandemic, so we have to be really thoughtful about how we could get folks to where they need to go, whether it's for testing for vaccines for medical care. The major roads and highways will be pre treated with anti icing chemicals. Others will get Salter sand, all with environmental concerns, also in mind, but your neighborhood streets are unlikely to see a plow. Blood centers say the need for donations will become urgent after the snow comes so they're asking people to take action. Now. Almost. Sue Romero has more blood work's Northwest says their inventory is OK for now, even in the middle of a pandemic. But with snow in the forecast, the organization's Kurt Bailey says they have to plan ahead by asking people appointment for next week. We need another 1000. Appointment scheduled for next week that are on the books today, he says the storm comes at a tough time for them when donations are already dwindling because of the upcoming winter break, and because February is typically slow. Bailey urges people to make an appointment at blood works and w dot org's C. Romero come on news well as temperatures dropped cold weather shelters are opening across their area. Right now we know shelters are open and kings Snohomish Thurston a kit sat counties. The shelters have special measures.
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"For cold, gusty winds and ultimately, some lowland snow. We've got the winds howling through the Fraser tonight to the tune of 30 to 50 MPH so that pulls all that cold air in From Canada via that route into what come county when she'll readings there at times in the single digits later tonight, And then, as we hadn't early Thursday morning, here comes from snow. It's gonna march up the I five corridor starting in the south, and most of it should stay from Pierce County into of the South and into Louis County and closer to the Oregon State line. That's the best chance for accumulations on Thursday. And then another round should be more widespread by Friday into Saturday in the comer Weather Center. I'm meteorologist Shannon O'Donnell right now. Seattle 40 degrees stay connected. Stay informed The news you need now on co Moh news. 1000 FM 97 7 Coghlan, Who's Time nine. Owes six Art Sanders Top local stories from the comb over 24 7 News Center. Get it ready for what might be the biggest snowstorm since 2019 almost Charlie Harder tells us the first flakes are expected to follow as early as tomorrow. Thursday. Snowfall is expected to hit to coma and points south with a few inches of snow. Come on his calm meteorologist Got cystic tells us Seattle might get a little that night. Then most of Western Washington will get inches of snow in a storm that hits Friday. Going into Saturday. We may be seeing, you know, four inches of snow six inches of snow some spots with eight inches of snow. Maybe even some spots a little more. This is the one we really want people to kind of be like, Okay, this is one that has the potential to really mess things up around here. Scott says, Depending on the track that storm takes, we could be in for yet another shot of snow Sunday night or we'll have some rain, so it's important to stay up to date on the forecast. Charlie Harker come. Oni Road crews are already out ahead of widespread snow anticipated this week. Pierce County's among the place is expected to get some snow first. So Mark Schumacher, Road maintenance superintendent for the county's Public Works department, says they're out laying anti icing solution on key roads at the right temperatures on when there's not too much precept forecasted one snow starts accumulating over the roadways. We transition into our plow operations over our major roadways, intersection. On areas with a lot of hills that is to keep roads and needed by ambulances, Busses or other critical services as Dr a bolo, as they can with snow likely blood centers are expecting a drop in donations and could use your help next week. Come. Oh, Soo Romero explain her daily with blood Work's Northwest says they have just enough supply at the moment, but with a potential snowstorm coming, we don't have too many days where we can absorb Shortfall in donations. On. So while it looks okay right now, um, the inventory is not so robust that we aren't worried about next week, he says The problem is after the snow comes when fewer donations are likely and due to covert restrictions. They can't just ask people to show up and donate, which Bailey points out, generous donors would normally do. Instead, he says they need to feel about 1000 appointments for next week to keep supply levels up. Donations are by appointment only at blood works and w dot orc. Sue Romero come on use embrace for snowy weather. The Seattle Fire Department was to keep people safe. David Cuerpo with the agency warns. If you used a generator, be careful, and I do want to reemphasize that not have Your generator inside or.
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"Around the stadium? He could get a year in prison. Richard Cancer ABC News Co. Moh news, 1000 FM, 97 7 Coma News Time 10 31 37 degrees ART Sanders Top local stories from the comb over 24 7 News Center. I'll be a good time for you to think about bringing the snow shovel and sled out of storage. Forecasters told Cuomo's Charlie Harder. Seattle is likely to see its first big snowfall of the season. Okay, so we have seen some flakes so far this winter. But co Moh news dot com meteorologists Kostas Tech says, Hold on to your snow pants. Ah, few inches are likely on the way. Come Thursday, you know, heavier snow down towards the hairless Olympia. Maybe kind of middle of the road here in Seattle and then Lester Snow as you go from, like, ever northward, he says. It'll be a decent storm have plenty of impact. Not historic, But there's another storm. We're kind of watching for Saturday and maybe in a potentially a third one on Monday. And so it's like, well, if you take the aggregate, and if all three of these storms really hit us hard, then we could be talking about something we haven't seen in quite some time here, he says. It's still too far out to tell what happens in the weekend storms, But we will have a better idea after the first no storm passes Charlie Harder come Oh New Valentine's Day comes with a good chance of snow, so stores that have already adapted to the pandemic or making extra plans CO Most Sue Romero report If Bernie Sanders with QFC says their shells They're stopped there always hiring for e commerce, staff and delivery drivers, and they're already seeing more people ordering online. We are anticipating the snow will have a little bit of an effect. It's always had an effect where it sends more customers to the store, she says. Those who opt for pick up ahead of a storm are usually getting emergency supplies and essentials and that could slow down Valentine's Day procrastinators but There will always be something that you can find that you can give your valentine so you just might have to be a little flexible.
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"Vaccine providers in our state say that they're juggling their allocations to keep up with the governor's one week deadline to use them comas. Ryan Harris has the response from the governor's office. Washington State Hospital Association director Kasi Sour says many of their members had to use a lot of second dose allocations his first doses to get them all out within a week. This week and next week. We think there's going to be a lack of first dose of claimants available in our state because everyone is prioritizing. Finishing their second dose is sour says they should be caught up in a couple of weeks, so between that and promised increases in supply from the feds, they expect to open up more first dose appointments in mid to late February. There's also concern among member vaccine providers about the patient data they entered not being received by the state, which they believe might be behind reduced allocations because it appears they have more doses on hand than they had. Actually have the governor's office tells me providers can ask the State Health Department for some flexibility, but that he stands by the seven day rule. Ryan Harris, come on, is people who publicly testifying to buy the proposal on the governor's emergency powers spoke in support of limiting those powers. Here's com O Seu Romero spill 10 29 limits. The governor proclaimed state of emergency to a single affected county and if more counties are affected than separate proclamations, air required after nearly a year of state wide pandemic closures concerned Citizen Hands and business owners who testified agreed with one high profile public speaker initiative Pusher and former gubernatorial candidate Tim I'm in whether it's a Republican governor or a Democrat governor, I just You can't have one person deciding for everybody. The bill also limits an emergency declaration to 14 days, including emergency orders made by the state health secretary and can only be extended by the Legislature. Sue Romero. CAMO news. Here's an interesting one out of Olympia State lawmakers are considering a bill to implement ranked Choice voting in Washington state. What is that right choice? Voting is different, but it's rather simple. Instead of picking one candidate voters rank all the candidates in a particular race. In order of preference. It was introduced by Democrat Kirsten Harris tally of Seattle. When your first choice doesn't win that round of voting. You're both think counts for your next choice on the ballot, but there is opposition, as the secretary of state's office says. Many a new electoral system this soon after such a contentious election wouldn't help with voter confidence..
Nordstrom to move out of one downtown Seattle office tower
"Is leaving the downtown Seattle office building that's been its headquarters for 20 years. Como's Who Romero with more in a statement, Nordstrom says the covert 19 pandemic has pushed the company to learn how to quote effectively manage a remote corporate workforce and therefore has decided not to extend its lease on the office tower at seventh and Olive, Nordstrom says. Instead, it'll make use of 700,000 square feet at two of its other corporate office buildings in downtown Seattle. The decision does not affect operations at the flagship. Words from store at sixth and Pine Sue Romero CAMO NEWS
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"Top local stories from the Comb. 0 24 7 News Center, Another hit to the State Employment Security Department about 1.6 Million Washingtonians have filed unemployment claims last year they have had their personal information compromised Co most Sue Romero with a story state auditor Pat McCarthy says a cyber attack may have exposed the unemployment information of more than a million people, including their name. Names, Social Security numbers and bank information, though her office was already looking into $600 million in fraudulent unemployment claims at the start of the pandemic, McCarthy says he employment Security Department did nothing to cause this This was an attack on a third party service provider. That provider was file sharing company Akseli on, McCarthy says they have since stopped using their system. The breach also effects information from the Department of Children, Youth and Families and some two dozen other state agencies. See Romero Come on news. Well, the vaccine providers say they get it that you're anxious about landing an appointment to get these shots, but they say they are still hindered by the uncertainty of their upcoming allocations. Cynthy Adult with UW medicine says people get emotionally attached to their appointments. So they want to avoid canceling them for a short supply would also say outward appointments run the risk of higher notion rates and cancelations. And so I'm sure all of our health care systems are considering that when they think about how far out to open their books. W. Another providers say they like to see at least a guaranteed minimum for a period of several weeks because they say, if more doses Joe up, they can easily expand to give them out. We played 75 older who live in South King County can now go to two new mass vaccination sites in Kent and Auburn. We sent Cuomo's Charlie harder to the one and Auburn that offers drive through service. I'm here at the vaccination and testing site and I am looking at just dozens upon dozens of cars lined up. What.
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"Relief with support from Republicans if we get it, but the covertly past the past Was no offensive. But Mr Biden says that means through budget reconciliation, which would allow passage by a simple majority. If need be Republicans, a warning that would be a mistake. Standoff between two members of Congress continues to escalate. It was Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene recording a Twitter video on her phone when Democrat Cori Bush screamed for her to put on a mask. Yeah, don't get with people. You know what you certain brain programmed positive members in here? That was Marjorie Green, yelling back Democrat Corey bushes. Green has made her a target of those inciting violence, and speaker Pelosi is now taking the extraordinary step of letting Bush move her office away from the freshman Republican lawmaker. Andy feel. ABC NEWS Washington The acting how sergeant at arms is tightening security for traveling lawmakers. His threats continue to rise against them. He set up an online portal, allowing lawmakers to notify the agency about their plans. You're listening to ABC News stay connected to stay informed the top five and five from coma news. Come on news time. 502 I'm Rick fan sites. Ryan Harris Coben variants are now part of the projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation that you w But in the next couple of weeks, the researchers say they'll also have to consider new studies that show vaccines are less effective, especially against the South Africa variants. Ih Me's Dr Christopher Murray says the likely fast spread of the variance has European countries discussing more restrictions, while places like Washington are starting to open, more very fine balancing act much more with Dr Murray. Coming up after traffic and weather. All teachers are not yet eligible for the covert vaccine. But the state school superintendent announced a plan for them to prepare for that day. Superintendent Chris raked all says that they're working with Kaiser permanently to set up more than a dozen locations to offer the vaccine to the states. 143,000 school employees will make more efficient. Ability for all of our school employees to get the vaccine and not stretch that out over months, but rather a zlate Elice weeks if we could be super effective at this rate, also, his teachers are getting ready for their turn, which he believes could be and 4 to 5 weeks. Currently, educators age 65 older are eligible. I'm Sue Romero, the head of our state unemployment commissioner, Susie Levine will do that same job for the Biden administration when she goes to D. C. This as the state employment Security Department explained to lawmakers about the recovery efforts of the sick $100 million in fake unemployment claims lost in the pandemic, so the net out at that point was to 43. That's 243 million still lost, according to Nick Demerits with the agency. I'm Charlie Harder, more testimony in Olympia today over a House bill that would require police officers to de escalate situations that would often result in.
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"On and off in nature into your Saturday could be breezy Saturday, too. I'm meteorologist Abby accounting to come over the center 40 degrees in Seattle. The pandemic has been especially hard on people live in long term care facilities. Even beyond covert outbreaks. Comas Ryan Harris tells us about a new bill that might make it a little easier. Bill not working its way through Olympia includes requirements like care facilities, making sure residents have equipment to communicate with their families or doctors that they get visits from an essential support person even when visits are restricted, and the facilities post notice when they're ordered to stop taking new residence. Melissa Odegard with living age. Washington, which represents several not for profit, long term care facilities, says many of the bill's requirements are already part of the law and just need new rule making. And she asked lawmakers to remember we're still in the pandemic providers have done the absolute best they could, with limited tools in a nearly impossible situation, hope it does not in any way reflect normal operations. Just like the other health care settings who are operating an emergency standards. Supporters of the bill say it would give comfort to people who have not only been cut off from the world by covert. But who are often cut off from the people in the room. Next door. Ryan Harris come Oh news a bill to ease graduation requirements. Amid the pandemic is cleared the State House. The proposal would allow district to waive certain elective credits for the class of 2020. Extension to bill passed last session after the pandemic, forced schools to shift clothes or shifting online learning model. Bill prohibiting open carry guns of the state capitals, making its way through Olympia Senate Committee narrowly approved Bill 50 38 by 5 to 4 vote to changes were made banning carried weapons within 200 ft. Instead of 1000 ft of a permitted protest. Republican Senator Keith Wagner voted against it tries to eliminate intimidation, but what it really does is it just shifts, which intimidation counts more than The other and it tramples on Second Amendment rights. Democratic Senator Patty Couturier sponsored the billing you open carry out of protest. You're doing that. With the intent to intimidate those who are there. Bill moves on to the Rules Committee. Mental health crisis response by a simple phone call to 988 is the goal of a new bill at the state Capitol measure calls for the state to designate Crisis Hotline center's That could meet certain standards and revive the rapid response, but also move oversight from the health care authority to the Department of Health. Joe Valentine with the North Sound Behavioral Health Administrative Service Organization joined colleagues who asked lawmakers instead. Build on their existing operations. And I do have concerns about moving oversight of the crisis line to a statewide official Intuit agency that's different from the one who oversees all of the other behavior, health crisis services in the state. New tax on cellular and Internet phone service would help to fund the 988 system. People living in a homeless camp into coma were given three days to clear out. Almost Sue Romero explains why notices were posted at the homeless camp on Base Street underneath I five on Tuesday, giving people their 72 hours to move, which means they have until Friday, Ah volunteer named Arrow with the group food, Not Bombs, told The News Tribune that with all the cars constantly driving by and garbage piling up, it's a tough place to Try and live, but at the same time, there is not really anywhere else for folks living here to go, he says. While people are still there, his group will try and help the State Department of Transportation owns the property and needs it for.
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"That with all the cars constantly driving by and garbage piling up, it's a tough place to try and live. But at the same time, there is not really anywhere else for folks living here to go. He says. While people are still there, his group will try and help the State Department of Transportation owns the property and needs it for work near the I five exit to Bay ST. The city's homeless outreach workers will reportedly help residents find other places to stay. Sue Romero come on news, Bellingham says it has begun a sweep of the homeless and cap into the area of City Hall, the nearby library lawn. Cities. His officers and others are assisting encampment residents with gathering their belongings and moving to safe shelter. Even with far fewer drivers last year because the pandemic city of Seattle last year recorded the second highest number of people killed in traffic related crashes in at least a decade, nearly as many people died in 2020 as in 2019, which was the worst year this, according to data released by the Seattle G. OT of the 24 People killed 13 were pedestrians. Numbers don't bode well for Seattle's Vision zero the goal of eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2030 same trend for the state, though last year Shelly Baldwin with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission about a 4% increase in traffic fatalities. And then if we look, it's serious injuries we had about a 6% increase in serious injuries. The Vision zero coordinator for S dot tells the Seattle Times Well, there have been improvements and technologies for safer vehicles. There are also a lot more people out walking and biking, speeding, distracted, driving and impaired driving caused most of the crashes. Carleen Johnson Come on news, someone who's times 7 40 for the Beacon Plumbing Sports desk going on right now. College basketball Gonzaga. The second half, beating San Diego right now, 74 to 50 comes. Bill Swartz says the champion Seattle storm are losing a key player. While Briana Stewart and Super Gal most of the glory and the storms 2020 w NBA title run, Alicia Clark was the defensive stopper coming up with key plays. Clark is now a free agent and reportedly is going to.
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"Renters and landlords. I'm Jeff pose with the story next passionate testimony for and against a bill limiting high capacity gun magazines. I'm Sue Romero With that story. TRAFFIC in four minutes. House managers have walked the article of impeachment over to the Senate this past half hour and it was received. I announced the presence of the managers on the part of the House of Representatives. To conduct proceedings on behalf of the House concerning the impeachment of Donald John Trump, former president of the United States overwhelmingly confirmed in the Senate in the past few hours, the first woman nominated to be U. S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, former Federal Reserve head President Biden, downplaying concerns about vaccine shortages while warning the pandemic will still be an issue this fall, when asked about his campaign pledge to beat the virus to shut down the virus, but not I never said I'd do it in two months. I said It took a long time to get here. Gonna take a long time to beat it a surprise from the governor of California, a state hard hit by Cove it, Gavin Newsom says Projections for Virus numbers look good. So he's lifting Stay at home Orders. Los Angeles and San Francisco will resume outdoor dining this week. Chuck Stevenson, ABC News Co. Moh news 1000 FM 97 7 Good evening we continue Now with our top stories from the Coma. 24 7 News Center on answered Covert questions have hospital operators in our state worried whether they're about the UK variant or the next supply of vaccines? We have the update now from comas Ryan here, some hospitals say they're hanging onto enough vaccines for second doses and then scheduling first dose is based on that. Others have had to cancel clinics because they didn't get the allocation they expected. Tom, too bored with Bellevue's Over Lake Medical Center says they've been told to keep giving first doses and automatic second dose shipments will come now we have to wait and see is the next one gonna come is the next one gonna come? We're only a little bit over a month into this, but there is a lot of things I because we need those doses to be able to meet the expectation and people are nervous and am I gonna be able to get my second does timely. As for the UK variant, doctors say not knowing if it's more deadly is a worry and that if it's more contagious, more People will get sick just by sheer number. That's why they're behind new CDC guidance about you getting better masks now to protect yourself and not just those around you, Ryan Harris come. Oh news and Washington state has now reached 500,000 covert vaccines administered with 100,000 doses a week. Now coming to the state, there's still not enough for all of the state's providers to meet their maximum capacity. And health secretary doctor who Marcia acknowledges that's challenge increase vaccinations somewhere. Whether it's a site or increased groups that are getting vaccinated. You are going to see others that are going to be impacted by those decisions. State health says the federal supply chain is working. So when first doses come in second doses will follow on time. They still need more notice on allocations to the plan. And they say that the Biden administration is working on that Washington lawmakers aren't waiting for Congress to act, hoping to have a covert relief package passed within weeks here on the state level. Democrats control both chambers of the state Legislature and the governor's mansion so they're able to control the agenda and the biggest priority according to them is getting help to renters landlords in businesses, But Senator Marco Leah says That's not enough. This package does not provide the release that we're going to need another long term. This is just the next step. We need Congress to act. Republicans, meanwhile, are hoping to use some of the state's rainy day fund to help pay for covert relief. But Democrats aren't get sold on that idea. Jeff Pooja, Look, come on Use had a bill to ban high capacity. Ammunition magazines had a pact virtual public hearing in Olympia today. Come. Oh. So Romero reports, many family members of mass shooting victims spoke in favor of the bill, which would limit gun magazines to 10. Rounds of ammo. Amy straight hand son was killed in a shooting in 2017. The community is no place for that type of weapon. And when I hear someone say that folks have a right to live, I would ask you to the Children of that school. Did they have a right to live parent, Nicole McGinnis says she and her kids were attacked one an intruder broke into their home, and she says the bill would limit how she can protect her family. As a woman. I deserve to feel safe wherever I am under the bill, Legal gun owners who already have high capacity gun magazines would be allowed to keep them. This is at least the third time such a bill has gone before lawmakers in Olympia C. Romero come on news. Come on news time now for 34, an update on camo traffic to the free over 10 minutes on the force from the dupe in law Group Traffic Center. Here's Marina Rock, Inger. Well, we have J. BLM slow traffic north on I five between main gates and it looks like right around Berkeley that is due to an earlier collision South and I five some slowdowns in the five curve right around 54th. We also have the shoulder block Northman I five but one 45th in the shoreline area and not really causing much of a slowdown really sat down for a fivesome crowding in Bellevue from I 90 down to 112th Avenue and we still have westbound highway 5 32. If you're trying to get over to the stand would area we have Ah, collision blocking the lanes there and again. That's gonna be westbound just west of I five near East Sunday Lake Road, but I think there Improving that you're next. Come on Traffic at 4.
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"Are associated with the violent, hate grouper otherwise engaged in criminal activity, their reservations will be canceled and those guests will be banned. Freeway in downtown Seattle Back open after a delay by protesters Come on. Sue Romero has a story It happened around lunchtime on North found five near James Street. Trooper Rick Johnson says they received several reports of freeway lanes being blocked by protesters encourage people to protest. We support that 100% However, on the freeway, it's just not safe. It's a dangerous place, he says. 12 people were arrested and two cars were impounded. The group reportedly painted the letters B. L M on the pavement before the freeway was cleared. See Romero camo news process of de certifying law enforcement officers for misconduct would fall to the state under a bill heard for the first time at the state Capitol. More now from comas Ryan Harris. In addition to handing off the certification to the Criminal Justice Training Commission, retired judge and Levinson says the bill would allow others outside of law enforcement to alert the commission to misconduct at the grounds for the certification cover the wide range of serious misconduct. That should mean an officer loses their license It maintains due process but will no longer allow the process to drag out for years. While the officer continues in law enforcement, James McMahon with Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police chief says they Support, adding more non law enforcement people to the commission, but not to the extent called for in this bill more than 70% of the commission would have no responsibility or role in the industry that they're overseeing. Supporters also favor the bill's requirement that investigations continue even if an officer quits to prevent a so called bad cop from simply moving departments. Ryan Harris Co. Moh news At 10 34. Let's check camo traffic.
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"Kelly Stewart is a protester. She came here from Vancouver, Washington, She was asked why there is a big deal. The public isn't in the capital, considering every meeting will be live streamed. Well, why do people choose pornography over real marriage nowadays? Because it's fake. It's a false substitute if it's cheap substitute for reality. And I wanna look my legislators in the eye. I want them to see the people sitting there Witnessing the session. The heavy rain appears to have kept many people away in Olympia, Charlie Harder. Come on. New United States representative per mil. A giant Paul from our state has tested positive for covert 19 after being locked down in a secured room of the U. S. Capitol. Are. Numerous Republican lawmakers refused to wear masks in the moments after the January 6th attack. Dr. Brian Monahan, the attending physician of the United States, Congress, advised representatives and congressional staff on Sunday that those in the secured room could have Been exposed to another occupant with Corona virus infection. Dr Paul's in quarantine now because she says she's convinced that were they ended up in the security room. Where there were more than 100. People in many Republicans, not worry masks was a super spreader event. Seattle police officers remain under investigation to see if they took any part in the violent break in at the U. S Capitol last week. Almost Sue Romero has the latest on the story. Police chief Adrian Ds declined to give details about the officers saying on Lee that they're still on leave while the office of Police Accountability investigates if they're out of peaceful public rally, or, you know, political rally. That is not the issue that I have at hand. It is that they're participating in the actual violence that is actually at the U. S. Capitol. He says he learned the officers were in D. C at the time of the insurrection because another staffer showed him a picture of them from Social Media. DEA says the Opa is trying to determine if the officers were involved in any of the fighting with the U. S. Capitol police that day, and if they're found to have taken part, D a says they will be terminated. Sue Romero camo news. Hello, Traffic.
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"Sue Romero come on, use bowling will pay more than $2.5 billion to settle a criminal charge with the Department of Justice. The DOJ says the charge was for a conspiracy to defraud the United States. This has to do with two test pilots. Did not immediately reveal issues they discovered with the flight stabilization system, known as M cast when the plane was first being certified by the FAA, As Komal reported in October of 2019, the company had known of text messages between the pilots for months before turning the messages over to federal investigators that go on to say the settlement hopefully provides Some measure of compensation to the crash. Victimsfamilies and beneficiaries. An 18 year old driver is charged with vehicular homicide. The death of a 23 year old student. Was struck on the model like Bridge on New Year's Day comas, Eric Hi, It's reports. The King County prosecutor's office is Kyle Dickinson was also charged with felony hit and run and driving without a valid driver's license. He was released from the county jail after posting $100,000 bond and is scheduled to be arraigned on January. 14th. Prosecutors say Dickinson was driving his parent's car around 1 A.m. on January 1st when he hit you Dub student Jared West, who had just left a nearby party and was in the street. Eric Giants Come on news Coma news Time 8 40 from the Beacon Plumbing Sports desk tonight. Stanford beat the Huskies 91 to 75. Gonzaga beats BYU 86 to 69 in the second half right now. Washington State Cougars lead Cal State Golden Bears. 54 to 44. Let's check out now what Bill Swartz says today the Seahawks will miss the Saturdays NFC playoff game. Not when coronavirus restrictions that prohibit fans from attending Saturday's NFC Wild card it Blumenfield. But these air two football teams more than familiar with one another safety Jamal, Adam says will come down to execution. And who wants it more between the Hawks in the Rams, just like we know them. They know us, right? And that's what makes this You know this match up very special. It's gonna be a lot of trash talking. Um, a lot of hard hidden Seattle listing corner should kill Griffin and tackle Jarron read as questionable other than a small number of family and friends. No Steeler fans allowed at Heinz Field to watch Pittsburgh play The Cleveland Browns High school football practice can now start February 1st under a new policy adopted by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association. I hope that games could begin in mid February at a huge trade involving the Mets and Cleveland Indians today. Six players involved with Cleveland acquiring shortstop Francisco Lynn Door and pitcher Carlos Carrasco. Sports updates a 10 and 40 After the hour bill's words come on, is What you doing? Trying on glasses was sent his three d virtual triumph. Wow, That's pretty cool. But those glasses kind of make you look like your uncle Bob. Oh, not exactly the look I was going for Okay. How about these clear glasses? Oh, or these round ones? Very on trend. I like both on you. You know, I also like these aviator sunglasses. Wait, Are those the actual prices? I say, Get all of them. Seriously? Why not? Right?.
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"Brian Harris come on, is that the state Legislature reconvenes next week. One lawmakers is members should vote on Governor Easley's restaurant closure mandate. Mark Mullet is a Democratic state senator for Miss Equality. This time round vote on these issues of whether you should have in their dining in restaurants or not in their people choose the voted down, then that's fine. I know I would support putting it back in place with as many safeguards to make it safe as possible. Democratic Senator and Monica Dingus says Covert 19 doesn't Care about votes. We have to get the virus under control. Both senators spoke at a legislative kickoff breakfast sponsored by East King County Chambers of Commerce. Public cases and Watkin County around the rise and expected to continue that way. Come most. Kelly Blier reporter welcome. County Test sites have seen hundreds of people a day in those testing positive have doubled. We continue to see between 455 150 people each day at our testing site in London, and we have seen percent positivity at our testing site more than double in the last two weeks from around 3% to nearly 7% Erica Lautenbacher, the director of Welcome County's Health department. Admits the vaccination rollout has been slower than hoped, she says. They've been taking a lot of calls from people about where they could get vaccinated. But she advises people to contact their employers or doctors instead. Kelly Blier Coma News in the middle of the pandemic. Island County's top doctor has quit and has been replaced by the state epidemiologist Couples. Sue Romero has more Island County Board of Health voted unanimously to name Dr Scott Link Qu'est as its interim health officer. This after Dr Joel McCulloch announced that he would not renew his contract, citing quote, inadequate communication about key personnel and also following a number of nurses who quit. County public health director Keith Higman shared a letter with the board from the State Health secretary so offer tomorrow health officers is.
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"Happened and we'll look into what's appropriate. And if there are charges, probably will forward those to the prosecutor's office for determination of protesters, some of them reportedly armed gathered on the lawn of the grounds and repeated the president's allegations of election fraud. Right? Would not say whether the governor and his family were there only that they were in a safe location. The crowd was cleared after about an hour. Local leaders weigh in on the violence in Washington, D C with calls on President Trump to urge his supporters to remain peaceful. Here's Cuomo's Ryan Harris County executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan put the blame for the siege on the Capitol squarely on President Trump, with Constantine, calling it a quote sad, dark moment in our nation's history, Durkin tells co Moh news. This isn't what America is about, but that she believes peace and democracy will prevail. In the meantime, to Trump, she says, you have to go on national television and tell America it's wrong and you want those people to stand down. We need this president to stand up and for once be president of all the Nation. Constantine statement also says quote. I urge leaders at all levels of government and across the political spectrum to stand together in support of our nation, our Constitution and the peaceful transfer of power that these traders are seeking in vain to disrupt and quote. Ryan Harris Co. Moh news Marcelin Cathy McMorris Rodgers has flip flopped on the electoral college less than 24. Hours ago, the Spokane Republican announced her support for the effort to overturn the results of the election. But after Trump supporters stormed the capital, she changed her mind, saying. The kind of electoral votes should go forward. You are hearing from local Republicans who are outraged by what happened to the nation's capital Today Co Most Charlie Harder has the story didn't see Republican Party chairman Caleb Heimlich is a supporter of the president. In a written statement, he says it was unfathomable and the violence flies in the face of our nation's foundational values. Republican strategist Randy Peple has run a few statewide campaigns in Washington, including the 2012 race for governor. He is not a Trump supporter. I think it's a little too late for those that are occupying the capital to start to listen to grownups. They've been listening to a childlike figure on Twitter. For far too long the grown ups need to exert themselves after January. 20th Charlie Harder come Oh, new, local lawmakers say the protests in Washington D. C of the reason why they need to pass a bill banning open carry weapons at the State Capitol Co. Most Sue Romero has the story critic, Senator Patty Cooter is co sponsor of a bill that would be And openly carried guns at demonstrations and rallies in public places as well as on state Capitol grounds. Quite frankly, no one needs a firearm to exercise their First Amendment rights. You need your voice, She says Guns are already banned from courtrooms in jails. And this proposal would add more locations to the list, including state Capitol buildings, offices and places where legislative public hearings are held. The band would not apply to people with concealed weapons permits. Sue Romero come on in. Doctors say the variant strain of covert 19 that put the UK into a new lockdown could already be circulating across our state. Vary. It isn't known to cause more severe illnesses. But doctors say it's more contagious and should be taken seriously. Strain has been detected and five other states and medical experts say it could be identified in Washington at any time. W Professor of infectious disease, Paul Pottenger says more strict restrictions. Could be necessary. If the new strain causes cases and hospitalizations to grow out of control. Consequences of failure is not just death and suffering. It's also more lockdown. There's so many reasons why we should take this very seriously. To keep people alive to keep people at work to keep mid school to keep our lives closer to something like normal coma news time 8 10 and from the Beacon Plumbing Sports desk. The Seahawks try to stay focused on football. Despite the unrest in Washington, D. C Here's call most bill sports team meetings and practice occupied Russell Wilson's Wednesday but when he did glance with cell phone Couldn't help but see the chaos and violence at the Capitol Building in Washington, D. C. What we do need to do is come together as a nation, and it has to start with love as sort of people coming together and in our leaders and everything else, you know, you know our country and we need safety. We need protection for our Children and people and the Seahawks have held many team meetings to clear the air about racial injustice. Police reform. And the election process. Wilson in Seattle of five point home favorite Saturday in the NFC wild card game against the L, A Rams, hot safety Jamal Adam's injured shoulder, and all says he plans to be out there tight and Luke Wilson is called up from Seattle's practice squad. Cleveland Browns or full speed ahead for their playoff game this weekend with no new covert cases, but not the case for the Washington Husky women's basketball.
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"Just a slight chance of rain tonight with an overnight low of 40 and tomorrow's high 50 with a mix of sun and clouds. See rain returning Friday, but then back to some sun breaks on Saturday, downtown Seattle. Now it's 46 degrees at 6 25 covert cases in what Come county are on the rise and expected to continue that way. Como's Kelly Blair reports like UM County test sites have seen hundreds of people a day in those testing positive have doubled. Continue to see between 455 120 people each day at our testing site in Linden. And we have seen percent positivity at our testing site more than double in the last two weeks from around 3% to nearly 7%. Erica Lautenbacher, the director of Welcome County's Health department, admits the vaccination rollout has been slower than hoped, she says they've been taking a lot of calls from people about where they could get vaccinated. But she advises people to contact their employers or doctors instead. Kelly Blier COMA News. More elementary students in Bellingham will be returning to in person learning in the coming weeks. Superintendent Greg Baker says second graders will soon be back in the buildings. We've had kids for many months in different configurations in terms of whole grade levels. Back in October. November, We've started bringing back the kindergarten and first in now, 2nd 2nd graders will return to in person instruction. Thursday, January 14th and early start kindergarten students will start Monday. January 25th and Bellingham Superintendent Baker optimistic older students could return by late January or February. Covert. 19 is making a tougher for people in Washington trying to get their G E D diplomas come most to Romero explains. With most in person G d testing centers closed during the pandemic, the number of People who took the test in 2020 fell by 60%. That's according to the Washington State Board for community and Technical colleges. The Seattle Times reports that transitioning G e D testing online made existing barriers tougher to get around. Students not only need computer and Internet access, but a webcam, a microphone, a government I D and a closed door room in which to take the test. Not always possible for some students. If you in person testing centers are now open, But with social distancing rules wait times can be several months. Sue Romero camo news and coming up on Co Moh news. We're going to have the latest on Congress reconvening for the electoral college certification. Vote that straight ahead. Come on. Use time now, 6 28. Chinese hospitals, the Children There are a million reasons to share love. My buddy Caleb is one of them. This is his story high until I.
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"Seems to show that Washington will not gain any congressional seats next year. The threat of landslides will persist in our region is long is back to back rainstorms or in the forecast co. Most Sue Romero has more on that come on news dot com Meteorologists got cystic says it's the relentless rain with little or no time for land to dry out in between storms that's added to the potential for mudslides in a hilly region like ours. Just a day in a row that we've had a least a third of an inch of rain in Seattle, and he says the next storm is expected Tuesday. Cystic says, though it may feel like it are recent rain actually hasn't broken any records that was done back in 3 2001. A one day total reached more than five inches of rain. To Romero. Come on news. Come with news and your traffic every 10 minutes on the force from the dupe in law Group Traffic center. Here's J. Phillips in Seattle North Bound I five just south of all of way. A collision blocking the right lane is being cleared now in Auburn westbound on Auburn Black Diamond Road. East of Highway 18. There's a collision that has traffic alternating at 1, 48 Way southeast and you're late balance or use found 205th. Their First avenue northeast of collision continues to block eastbound traffic, or at least slow it down. Stevens passed traction tires are advised Snoqualmie Pass chains are required. Except on all wheel drive vehicles. Your next report at 10 44. J. Philips, call Manu Abby. A Cockney Has your Kummel forecast downpours out there tonight, and we're also expecting additional mountains so over some of the passes later on this evening, For the most part, Mountain Snow is expected to taper off pretty dramatically by midnight. And for the most part we're dry and cloudy for tomorrow morning as overnight tempts dipped down into the mid thirties to the low forties cloudy skies for your Tuesday A lot of rain returning into the afternoon and evening. We're not expecting any additional flooding here. But we are expecting some mountain snow, breezy conditions and powerful gusts out along the northwest interior and into the San Juans, meteorologist Abby Accounting become a weather center. The groups that provide civilian oversight for Seattle police can now have you served with a subpoena. If you're a witness to officer misconduct, almost Ryan Harris tells us there was limited objection to the new ordinance..
Seattle's Sea-Tac airport prepares for holiday travel as COVID-19 back on the rise
"An increase in travelers over Thanksgiving. Almost sue Romero has more before the pandemic. See attack would see 65,000 people a day over the holiday after covert 19 hit on Lee 2500 people went through the airport today at its lowest point in April. Airport Director Lance Little says they're now seeing a resurgence in travel with about 29,000 passengers expected a day over Thanksgiving, the highest number since this spring. Have made a decision that they are going to travel and what we want to make sure is that the air experience here at this airport is this Steve and as healthy as possible, he says. They've taken a lot of extra safety precautions, including requiring people to wear masks and more frequent cleaning of high touch areas around the airport. See Romero come on use we're hearing about another highly contagious disease,
COVID-19 rates hit record high in Seattle area's Snohomish County
"County four times higher than just a month and a half ago, prompting a plea from health officials there will sue Romero with the latest health officer, Dr Chris Peter, says the county infection rate is now nearly 190 cases per 100,000 people That's up from 50 cases just six weeks ago, he says. Hospitalizations are also up, and he fears an impending crisis if hospital capacity has reached sometimes, even though hospitals have beds. They don't have the people to put next to the bed to take care of the patient, Spitters says. Outbreaks are coming from quote all directions at workplaces, school settings and social gatherings. Holding galleries. Gatherings is a threat to all. We should stop it. For the time being plain and simple. Just stop the gatherings, he says. People should keep a bubble of no more than five people even through the holidays until Snohomish County can flatten out this spike, see Romero
Man accused of looting downtown Seattle store facing federal gun charge
"Auburn man is charged in federal court in connection with looting in downtown Seattle during the ongoing protests. Come on. Sue Romero has more. The U. S attorney in Seattle, Brian Moran, says 32 year old Alto, Lage had guns and stolen merchandise in his car. After a break in at a store called Sneaker City. On June 1st. The large number of individuals were seen coming out of there. That merchandise was eventually traced to a car in the nearby facility that that car was registered to Mr Tell Aga. A search of the car found two handguns, several pairs of Air Jordans and Adidas tennis shoes and new baseball hats. Since tell Aga is prohibited from possessing guns due to a previous robbery conviction. He was charged federally with being a felon in possession of a firearm,
Over 25 Health Centers to open in Seattle schools this fall
"But they can still get health checkups in person this school year. Almost so Romero has the story centers at 34 school campuses in the county will be open for students in person. Patty Hes with public health. Seattle King County says kids can get regular checkups, flu shot school vaccinations well for mental health services That's one of the number one Things that students used health centers for and that's very important in this time, she says. Some school health centers will also do covert testing. But family should call ahead first all middle and high schools and a number of elementary schools in Seattle public schools will operate health centers this year. Sue Romero Come O New Parkland Woman Is Michigan
Washington state high court again rules against florist who refused gay wedding
"Center, the state's highest court rules against a florist eastern Washington who refused to provide flowers for a same sex wedding. Komo sue Romero tells us the florist is now taking her case to the US supreme court. The state supreme court says state courts had no religious animosity, when they ruled that the owner of. Orleans flowers in Richland discriminated against a gay couple by refusing them flowers for their wedding, basically upholding, its earlier opinion, flower, shop owner baron Desmond was not surprised but disappointed maintaining that. She and longtime customer Robert Ingersoll were friends faith guidance to treat everyone respected respect, and I've done my best live out those my business. I never turned down anyone because they are state. Attorney general, Bob. Ferguson says the decision means Desmond needs to follow the law, regardless of her religious views, complete, total three and a victory for the right of all wash as percents taking the case to the US supreme court. Ferguson says that's
Pilot reports flash just before fatal mid-air Alaska plane collision
"National Transportation, Safety board has released its preliminary report of the mid air float plane accident that killed six people in Ketchikan Alaska. Komo's sue Romero reports planes were heading back to catch a can from sightseeing, roughly heading south west, the pilot of the larger tack on air officer told investigators he was maneuvering the plane to show his nine passengers, a waterfall when the collision occurred, he says he didn't see any potential air traffic on his flight display when he last checked, but then saw a plaque from his left followed by a large impact five seconds later. The plane hit the water. One passenger was killed in the eight others were seriously injured the other plane, the mountaineer service beaver flown by forty six year old Randy Sullivan with four passengers was destroyed and scattered over a two thousand foot area of five people on board that plane were killed that second plane had cuts in its right-wing consistent with propeller
3 arrested in botched murder-for-hire plot that targeted wrong victim
"Three people are caught in a bizarre murder for hire case in Snohomish county that went horribly wrong. Komo sue Romero tells the suspects who were teenagers at the time apparently killed the wrong person in two thousand seventeen twenty four year old Alicia Canales. Mcguire was shot dead inner sister's home in Everett now police believe her ex brother-in-law thirty one year old Kevin Lewis who's already in prison for assaulting. Her sister is responsible for the plot. A twenty year old male and the seventeen year old female or for paid. By the puck learned commit the murder. Cheery tin with the snow. Mish county sheriff's office says now all three face murder and conspiracy charges was the intended a person to be murdered. And it was just a an unfortunate circumstance that she was outta town in her sister with there watching her kids says they caught. The two after the man from Spokane posted pictures of hundred dollar bills on social media, just after the murder and the girl was bragging about being hired to kill someone in
Dow drops 800 points, reversing gains from China trade truce
"Wild day on Wall Street as the Dow Jones industrial average closed down seven hundred ninety nine points over uncertainty about trade dispute between the US and China. Komo's sue Romero report day of gains brought on by news of a temporary truce between the US and China on trade was completely erased as investors became skittish and the Dow fluctuated before closing sharply down advisor, Don McDonald with Bellevue-based vestry says seven to eight hundred points is substantial but investors should not
Health officials worry after HIV outbreak in north Seattle
"Details since February doctors, have identified a group of eight people infected with HIV north Seattle all were homeless. And injected or used illicit drugs Dr Jeff With Seattle, King County public health we are concerned about the potential for Increase change in the way This year nineteen people who inject drugs have been diagnosed. With HIV and King County that's nearly double the average, over, the last
Suspected eco-terrorist arrested in Cuba after 20 years as a fugitive
"News authorities say a former Seattle man. Wanted in connection with an eco terrorism conspiracy dating back to decades has been arrested. In. Cuba federal prosecutors say Cuban authorities detained fifty year. Old Joseph Mahmoud Debbie just before he was. Due, to board of flight bound for Russia is been. Returned to Portland. Oregon, where he pleaded not guilty today to arson and conspiracy
Mother Orca Spotted Carrying Dead Calf For 17th Day
"Of our resident killer whale group j. pod were spotted this morning in the. Strait, of Juan too few Komatsu Romero tells us, fisheries experts, from, both the US and Canada are closely, watching the health of two of the female orcas their top priority is three. And a half year old Jay fifty who, was seen swimming with. Her. Mother and socializing with the. Rest of j. pod however Sheila Thornton with fisheries, and oceans, Canada says certainly that no. I have gathered have indicated her condition Deteriorated over the last They need to get close enough to Jay fifty for another health assessment before deciding whether or not to try. And give her medication they're also watching Jay thirty-five who's been carrying her dead calf for more than two weeks for any sign that she might not be taking good enough care of herself I certainly think that link Situation of. Carrying the. Campus is unprecedented, Noah's female orcas in general can go up to four weeks without, food before health may deteriorate.
Nearly 1,800 families split at US-Mexico border from late 2016 to February 2018
"The reversal of the department of homeland security zero tolerance policy zero tolerance means adjust that prosecute all people who enter the united states legally that includes the forcible separation of migrant children from their parents here's komo's sue romero durkin drafted a letter calling on the department of justice and homeland security to reverse the newly adopted policy durkin wrote quote both as a mayor and a mother i find the practice of indefinitely separating kids from their parents repulsive policy inconsistent with our values as americans the letter goes on to say that dhs's separated seven hundred children from their families since october and the number of children in custody has grown by nearly two thousand in the past month alone at the annual meeting of the us conference of mayors mayor durkan plans to introduce an emergency resolution condemning the doj and dhs's extreme zero tolerance policy of separating children from their families at the border the letter was also signed by the mayors of olympia to kuala mukilteo chicago boston and washington dc romero komo news well protesters spent saturday afternoon rallying in solidarity with mothers being held at the federal detention center in seatac advocates say mothers seeking asylum at the mexico border were separated from their children bought to that facility along with a handful of other federal prisoners immigration and customs enforcement says it needs the additional space because of a spike in illegal border crossings and the trump administration's new zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration father has returned home after hoisting the stanley cup with his championship son thursday night in las vegas komo's patrick quinn talk with tj.
Exclusive: Nearly 1,800 families separated at U.S.-Mexico border in 17 months through February
"From the komo twenty four hour news center i'm jeff pohjola as you heard abc just reports some sixteen hundred alleged illegal immigrants being sent to federal prisons among them one hundred sixty eight mothers who have been separated from their children are at the seatac facility and today protesters rallied in support of those mothers advocates say mothers seeking asylum of the us mexico border were separated from the children and brought to seatac long and sent to as well as a number of a handful of other prisons immigration and customs enforcement so says it needs the additional space because of a spike in illegal border crossings in the trump administration's new zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration seattle mayor jenny durkan more than twenty other mayors urging the federal government to reverse that zero tolerance policy come on sue romero has more durkin drafted a letter calling on the departments of justice and homeland security to reverse the newly adopted policy durkin wrote quote both as a mayor and a mother i find the practice of indefinitely separating kids from their parents repulsive policy inconsistent with our values as americans the letter goes on to say that dhs's separated seven hundred children from their family since october and the number of children in custody has grown by nearly two thousand in the past month alone at the annual meeting of the us conference of mayors mayor durkan plans to introduce an emergency resolution condemning the doj and dhs's extreme zero tolerance policy of separating children from their families at the border the letter was also signed by the mayors of olympia to kuala mukilteo chicago boston and washington d c c romero komo news a major fire at a facility in aberdeen this morning this was at the aberdeen armory cruiser still mopping up hot spots but we're told that there were no serious injuries and they're still investigating as to what may have caused that fire police and kirkland looking for a man who exposed himself to women while they were walking on anita bay or beach parks they police have released a sketch of the guy we posted to komo news dot com you know who he is call police tomorrow tomorrow sunday thousands of.
Lindsey Baum case: Remains found by hunters in 2017 ID'd as long-missing Wash. girl
"In the trial of john reid accused of killing also a couple of patrick shannon monique patenaude more from komo's jeff pohjola killings happened in two thousand sixteen prosecutor craig mathieson three times but whether read was the trigger man is not in dispute according to defense attorney phil sale defense from sean if convicted read faces life imprisonment as prosecutors are not pursuing the death penalty jeff pohjola komo news and the disappearance of ten year old lindsey bomb is now a murder investigation grays harbor county sheriff rick scott says remains were found by hunters no remote part of eastern washington last fall because the remains were not associated with a specific criminal investigation they were not analyzed for dna until just recently investigators still do not know the cause or manner of death lindsey disappeared while walking home from a friend's house in two thousand nine police have never identified any suspects in the case new developments in a case of a thirteen year old girl murdered into coma more than thirty years ago komo's sue romero reports that a suspect was arrested today in illinois illinois state police assisted the tacoma pd in the arrest of sixty year old robert washburn in the town of eureka he's accused of killing thirteen year old jennifer bastion of tacoma who disappeared on august fourth nineteen eightysix she'd been riding her bike at point defiance park her body was found two weeks later in the woods nearby tv station whyy in peoria illinois reports that washburn is being held at woodford county jail and will be extradited to washington to face charges to come police say they never closed the thirty two year old case because they continue to follow up on tips sue romero komo news murder of another young girl who has killed just months before jennifer bastion remains unsolved investigators still looking for whoever was they killed it michela welsh twelve year old michelle took her sisters to puget park in march of nineteen eightysix michelle and home to grab lunch for her sisters and when she returned to the park the girls were gone they'd walk to a nearby business to use the restroom with her sisters got back to the park there was no sign of michela but her bike was still there her body was found later until a couple of.