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"Sue Romero reports. In its latest update this week. The State Department of Health described where we are in the pandemic as being able to see the light at the end of the tunnel after a third wave of cases. Dr Jeff Duchin with Seattle King County Public Health, says covert cases and deaths County wider also down. So for the most part, he agrees with that state assessment. Absolutely. I mean that scenes are the light at the end of the tunnel. But as I said before, the tunnel is a little bit longer. Today with the variant viruses, he says. We have two enemies to fight now faster, spreading virus and complacency. So we need to keep wearing masks, keep social distance and get vaccinated Do Jin says King County is 80% back to where case counts were before the fallen winter, Serge Sue Romero. Come on news and the camo news time for all four. We have traffic for you every 10 minutes on the force from the Dubin Law Group Traffic center Once again, Here's Marine Iraq injured what a heavy Friday afternoon commute will start in the South Sound region and liquid south on I five solid from 5 12 through J B L M two main gate north on a struggling out of DuPont to Main gate. He's found 5 12 is really heavy from steel straight out to golden, given road south down. 167 is heavy as well from Ellingson all the way through Sumner and continues to be slow as you wind your way into Puyallup. South Bound I five is bumper to bumper from Highway 18 through five to the port of Tacoma Road North Bound I five in Tacoma is Quite heavy from highway 16 up past city Center way have slowdowns that are solid in Bellevue, South Bound four or five from 5 20. Now all the way down through Newcastle's out down I five from Lake City. Way to I 90 South on I five in the Duwamish Curves is a big struggle. Did 200 North and I fight quite heavy near Highway two in Everett. You're next. Come on Traffic for 14. This update on traffic sponsored by Beacon plumbing, heating and electrical called Beacon today and say $50 on all electrical work. Just call 1 800 freaking and stop freaking call Beacon weather going into the weekend, the forecast from the diversified crawl space Weather Center and meteorologist Shannon O'Donnell. I there Everybody, it is still looking stormy out there is we head through the evening commute thunderstorms a possibility with some lightning and hail, although that will be the exception rather than the rule. Many of us you're just gonna be playing damn pick times here for the next several hours Saturday certainly looks like the dry.
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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"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.
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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"Churches ringing their bells to honor those American lives. Lost. ABC is Kaylie Heart Tongue. In Wisconsin Advocate Aurora Health fired an employee of the Milwaukee Area Medical Center who admitted to deliberately removing 500 doses of Madonna's covert vaccine from a freezer. Allowing the entire lot to spoil. Authorities have been notified from a second time in as many days. The outgoing president petition the Supreme Court to overturn his election loss in Wisconsin. The appeal over a federal appeals judge appointed by the president who tossed the federal suit Richard Cancer, ABC NEWS, Comeau News, 1000 FM, 97 7 Come on news time. 8 31 It's 45 degrees. ART Sanders Top local stories from the comb over 24 7 News Center. Statewide coronavirus. Restrictions were said to be lifted on Monday, but Governor Jay easily has now extended them Another week. The new state's health sector doctor, Umair Shah says while case numbers are down a bit improvement still need to be made standing it from January 4th through January 11th. I think one. It gives people some additional information. There's not uncertainty about what's gonna happen into the new year and number two is that we want to continue to see those numbers come down Republican leaders in the state Legislature, blood Casting the extension, saying Science doesn't support the governor's decision. The liquor's licenses of two Eastern Washington bars and no longer in danger of being suspended. But a third bar may still be defying state. Covert restrictions. Come Oh, so Romero as the latest after finding numerous covert safety violations, such as allowing indoor dining and employees not wearing masks. Additional visits by state liquor and cannabis officers found that chemo Zen Richland and the Black Diamond in Spokane Valley were in compliance. But the board's Julie Graham says Coco's bar teeny in Kennewick posted on their Facebook page that the state has quote not yet proven that Coco's is causing harm and that they're open for business. They're operating with a suspended license if they are open for indoor seating today, Graham says that would lend them a 180 days suspension of their liquor license. Sue Romero come on news. The pandemic is forced Seattle Center to cancel the annual New Year's Eve fireworks show at the space Needle. But the center's Debra Dow says you can still watch a virtual light show of the needle and midnight online or on TV. Just not in person. Well, people will see if they look at the space Needle on New Year's Eve. It'll just be Pink, and that's it. Nothing will happen at the needle Jesus. All the regular New Year's Eve.
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"It's insurance commissioner might cry. There's job to educate the public about insurance issues and health care access. He says. The president threatening to fire the head of the FDA for not immediately approving a vaccine does not help that process. It all happen is to rush a vaccine that isn't fully ready. We have a reaction to it, and then you have a real problem. Getting public acceptance. Cried there, says the vaccines will likely be covered by many people's insurance, so he wants to make sure they're safe, which is good for the cost of health care. Sue Romero, camo news Republicans Cathy McMorris, Rodgers and Dan Newhouse. Signed onto that failed Texas lawsuit hoping to keep President Trump in power. The two Eastern Washington representatives released statement saying it was about the high court looking into alleged voting irregularities. But the Supreme Court's not an investigative body, and plaintiffs are hoping to invalidate the vote in four states that Joe Biden won. Staff knew the justices summarily dismissed the case, either McMorris Rodgers or New House has commented since the ruling. Race for governors over challenger Lauren Culp lost to incumbent J. Isley. But now, more than a week after the election was certified, Culp says he's suing appearing on a Facebook live video Cope. Attorney Stephen Pigeon brushes off his candidates lost by more than half a million votes. A lot of problems here in this particular election. The suit seeks review. Voting results and procedures and counties cope lost and not put anyone in office until an audit is completed. No other candidate has sought to do this. The Republican secretary of state certified the vote December 1st. She says she cannot comment on litigation watchdog journalist Paul Queary at the Washington Observer Notes cult continues to raise money on his website and since October 27th he's raised more than $208,000. Charlie Harder. Colonial Somebody's time. 7 10 and for the Beacon Plumbing Sports desk. It's so winless and wounded. New York Jets team coming to Seattle. Here's couples Bill Swart. Through all the stops and starts and bubble tournament. Major League Soccer will crown a 2020 champion tomorrow night. The Seattle Sounders try to repeat against the home standing Columbus crew. Coach Brian Spencer says back to back trophies for the Sounders would put them in elite company because MLS is a league filled with parity. I mean, you go back, you know, the last group that was able to do it. Was the Galaxy Columbus, missing two key players because of Cove in midfielder Darlington Nagbe and winger Pedro Santos. Even with Washington's football game in Oregon, canceled tomorrow because of coronavirus cases in the Husky program, the Pac 12 has a full slate of action on beating Colorado kicks off against Utah at 9 A.m. wanted to Washington state concludes a regular home schedule against one and three California. Game time. Moved to 1 P.m. the Seahawks on Sunday afternoon, or 13 point home favorites against the windless New York Jets. Seattle defensive end Carlos Dunlap's foot injury means he's a game time decision Sports a 10 and 40. After the hour bill's words come up benefit. That's a fact. That's a fact. Credit card purchases. Give me cash back purchases. Give me cash back. No one else gets these room board such and that is just playing us through. What in Tarnation. Sir Penn Fed's power cash rewards card isn't just for military members. Anyone can get cash back on all purchases. Figgins, you've ruined my favorite song. Penn Fed Credit Union visit.
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"The government can't force you to take them. But what about your boss? Done says Even Kaiser isn't really considering that, but it'll depend on how it all evolves. To use the heavy hand of a mandate to get people vaccinated is something that needs to be done in a really circumspect way, And I don't think that's the way that anybody would really choose to approach this. The big question is. How do we know a vaccine is safe when created at warp speed? Done says they're not skipping steps. They're just being overlapped. And, he says, like with other trials and independent safety monitoring board is looking at the data. So far, he says, nothing has come up to suggest safety problems. Ryan Harris Coma news covered cases are on the rise nearly everywhere and now Oregon has reached a grim new record. Come ASU Romero reports or again set a new record for most deaths, reported in one day with 24 lives lost their ages ranging from 63 to 96 years old, according to the State Health Authority That brings the total number of deaths there to 936 on another note. While Oregon has nearly 77,000 total covert cases, health officials say, hospitalizations there Are slightly down. Sue Romero camo news. Several people were rescued. His firefighters battled a two alarm apartment fire in federal way this afternoon, emergency crews were called to the fire a 24 100 block of 273rd place. In federal way shortly after four at last check fire not fully extinguished, but multiple people were rescued from those flames. 5 34 come on Traffic.
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"We know that many more families are struggling to put food on the table due to the pandemic, but just how many more researchers say that number is staggering. Ws. You conducted the first ever Washington State Food Security survey this year and found that the percentage of struggling families has skyrocketed since covert hit in March. Prior take hope did we thaw rates that probably ranged between 10 and 15% of Food Security in Washington state's Laura Lewis with the W S use Food Systems program says that number has more than doubled to 30% of all Washington residents needy in the past, we thought of this is a small Portion of our population that was Accessing these three sources. But now we know you know it's well over two million people. And, she says of that two million nearly 60% of those households have kids who are now food. In secure, though it's being able to have Um enough food, but also enough high quality food. Lewis hopes the research can be used to understand what some families are going through during this pandemic, but also understand how we can apply this. To be able to strengthen the resource is that we have within our various institutions toe also be able to respond not just with information but with programs and support, she says. All this information is important to you and me because people should realize that With a third of Washingtonians food and secure Right now, chances are their neighbors. Many of their friends are actually using these benefits and resource is, Lewis says, Whether it's donating money, food or time each of us may be able to help in some small way. Whatever it is, you know, we can't obviously share a lot of communal meals with one another right now, but Checking in on the folks better in your life and making sure that they have what they need. Sue Romero, Come on news Show your.
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
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"44th. It's tough North Bound I five in Tacoma from Highway 16 up to the fuel of River Bridge. You're next. Come on Traffic a 12 14. And taking a look at the forecast. Here's Karen's on fact of weather for most of your weekend. In fact, we have a storm system moving in as we speak. We're getting ready for steady rain. By the end of Friday. Consul increases well in temperatures they're going to be in the mid sixties. Today. We'll call mid to upper fifties tomorrow but steady rain to start your Saturday along with gusty winds out there during the afternoon chance of a thundershower Just plain old gray and rainy on Sunday. Temperatures staying in that low to mid fifties range in the coming of the Senate hearings on come on, whose lives in 61 in average clouds and 59 into coma and cloudy and 63 now in downtown Seattle. Come on news time. 12 06. If you were getting used to the nearly two weeks of mild weather, we've been having well, you're in for a big change Morano forecast from Como's Sue Romero. We've already had our first significant rain this fall about two inches in September. But now camo news dot com meteorologist Scott Cystic says, kind of counter balance of the first one of Paul, But this one is kind of the first one that that is kicking off the stormy You like Cole, and the stormy season will bring the usual rain and wind. But thanks to Lanie Nya, he says, it's likely to be a little wetter and A little chillier than usual, and there is really high confidence now that blinding is probably going to last all the way through winter and even a better than 50% chance that it's going to last spring's well, he says. La Nina also favors a good chance of snow in the mountains for skiers and snowboarders, but reminds us that nothing in weather is guaranteed. Sue Romero Comeau news To congressional candidates looking to represent Southwest Washington will square off in a debate later this afternoon. We get more from comas. Ryan Yamamoto, longtime Republican and coming Jamie Herrera, Beutler, facing Democrat carrying along in a rematch of the 2018 election, were long lost by five points beyond the podium. Serious covert relief is a big topic for the third congressional district. Herrera Beutler proud of her helping small businesses in their community with the first relief package, however, long critical of Congress for not passing a second relief bill, But the biggest failure, I would argue is nothing for the last 5.5.
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,
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"Or GE. Come on news time 12 20 for that means it's Sue Romero time. How are the roads looking? Not bad. If you're just on the freeway, just getting that report of a stalled vehicle into coma South and I five near Pacific Avenue. Like I said in the Tacoma area, not carving huge backup just here where it might be blocking the lane. So look out. If you're heading down to Tacoma from Seattle, it looks all clear. I five all the way down through. Underway to Quilok all the areas down towards it in. I am seeing a slowdown North bound in Renton, though, on 167 from 1/80 up towards four or five. The merge there, it looks like we may have into blocking problem. Get more info on that and get back to you about 10 minutes. If you're on south on four or five, slow down right at 44th in Renton, But once you get past that, it looks good to go all the way down through the I five area. Also thie, several road closures and Pierce County continuing with all the wildfires in that area. The main ones are gonna be state run for 10 between Sumner and Bonnie. Late closed. Also, another portion of state route for 10, east of Enumclaw, completely closed down. Senator Taps Highway between taps driving state for Tena's well and also roads Lake Road From a kitchen down to Angela and roads will be closed. For now You're next. Come on Traffic at 12 34 and taking a look at the forecast. Hazy sunshine. Patchy smoke throughout western Washington Look for highs in the mid eighties today. Tomorrow. Look for temperatures approaching 90 degrees and smoke is going to continue and then sunshine highs near 80 for the weekend..
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
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"The pier be removed within 90 days. The design of a replacement is underway. 404 Sue Romero with our camo traffic Well, stick toes reporting a incident there not saying what West found 90 right at the bridge in the right lane. I can't see anything on the camera. But I do see a slow spot just as you come down the curve there from Mercer Island. So watch out. If you're heading over to Seattle, south five will be heavy from about Lake City way into downtown. Not a big deal. The really big backups are in the south and trying to get out counts of south and I five is still very tough. From 3/20 and federal way down into fight. Then it continues heavy as you approach the merge two Highway 16 saying some slowdowns westbound on 16 getting through gig Harbor as well on then continuing further south Yet south five is really looking bad from stare out 5 12 in Lakewood. Most of the way down to about foreign lane and people coming into town North found I five You will find heavy from about miss quality all the way up to the J B 11 a gate that's about it. Mile post 1 20 into the north, and it's gonna be often on sawing through shoreline lined up towards about 44th and Lynwood where you break free and then really heavy from state Route 5 to 6 and every all the way up into marries film. You're next come. Oh, traffic is at 4 14 Everybody's talking about it, whether we'll get to in just seconds to remind you to something on traffic sponsored by the world class physicians that only Ortho focusing on safety. And now offering orthe alive. Virtual consultations with specialists during the Koven 19 outbreak..
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"I'm Sue Romero. The West Rail Bridge has been closed for more than four months. What's happening now overseeing the project all the way after ABC News from ABC News I'm Richard can, too, but from campaign sue the state of Nevada to stop mail in voting, which the president opposes. Increasingly, states are expanding mail in voting because of the pandemic. He falsely claims it will lead to a widespread fraud. Did you see him all over the Internet? They've had some just horrible stores on mail in ballots, and now Trump's taking on the post office. I don't believe the post office could be set up. There were given no notice. I mean, you're talking about millions of votes, but one of Trump's donors is now the postmaster general. He's been cutting costs leading to big delay. ABC is Mary Bruce. As the pandemic continues, the president is making noises about maybe delivering his nomination acceptance speech from the White House. Joe Biden intends to make his speech from his home state of Delaware. He will not be going to Milwaukee continuing negotiations on the next round of pandemic relief of yet to produce an agreement. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows wants a deal by Friday. I don't want to characterize the progress or the lack thereof. I can just tell you that There are no top line numbers that have been agreed. Tio. We continue to be trillions of dollars apart. That 600 extra dollars in unemployment benefits weekly appears to be the big sticking point in Yuma, Arizona. Cherie Johnson, a single mother of two kids, one of millions of Americans, depending on that money. That's $600. You know, that meant that you know, I could I get to have my apartment, so I get to keep my lights on. I get to keep my car insured. Many Republicans say the 600 on top of regular unemployment serves as a this incentive to looking for work. Although many lost jobs will never return, say economists. Hiroshima western Japan is marking 75 years since the world's first atomic bombing. The US hit Nagasaki three days later, six days after that, Japan surrendered ending World War two and its aggression. Japan's aggression across Asia that lasted nearly half a century. You're listening to ABC news there pounding on the door. They're calling on the phone. It's the collectors..
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"Nine three eighteen thirty eight hundred four nine three eighteen thirty it is time to fifty for your afternoon commute just about to get started but some trouble up in the north and there's things get moving here sue Romero with traffic it started early believe me with an accident amount like terrorists north on I. five north of two hundred and fifty there's kind of a box truck on its side on the shoulder and that has everyone slowing down to look at the fire truck is blocking the on ramp from two hundred fifty to try to get onto the freeway heading north on I. five so the backup is about six miles from north gate all the way through shoreline and intimately terrace before you might to break free in the north and also in Marysville that accident I talked about earlier state route nine at sixteenth street northeast still reportedly being worked on some backups in either direction of highway nine the accident took will also still causing problems in the south and north down on floral five before the exit to the valley freeway that continues to block the right lane and backing up on just about five eighteen minutes before the merge to the I. five four or five split their excel center and then south five is gonna be heavy from south center down to about south two hundred before you get to the canton one room we had earlier the problem is to seventy second in federal way your next summer traffic is that three oh four so your messages basically telecommute if you simply can't yeah avoid the coronavirus avoided the traffic thank you sue and take a look at your forecast sunshine today highs near fifty degrees and clear skies continue into the night lows in the thirties sunshine tomorrow morning then mostly cloudy in the afternoon highs in the upper forties.
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"A child's life take time to be a dad today's visit fatherhood dot gov brought to you by the US department of health and Human Services and the ad council EE traffic every ten minutes back to sue Romero it looks like in the they may have cleared this style vehicle in federal way south on I five and chanted parkway was sitting in the center lane I can't quite see it in the back up but the back up does start right before that right there highway eighteen and just as really solid all the way down into the common factors so it's slows down all the way to to about highway sixteen once you get past that flows again heading south on I. five if you're heading out of town slow from state route five twelve kind of off and on basically down to dupont we had an earlier accident northbound I. five very near center drive in dupont that is been clear but it is backed up four to five miles issue from the Nisqually bridge heading north for all of you that are coming into town to visit your relatives for thanksgiving south on one six seven still trying to clear up the accident southbound before Ellingson road off to the right shoulder and backing things up from fifteen southwest down at the scene the accident in Kirkland still being worked on this well northbound floral five north a five twenty that is blocking the right lane slowing from downtown Bellevue and then if you're trying to get through Seattle downtown south bound is gonna be heavy from shoreline one forty fifth all the way into town traffic brought to you by the Washington state department of transportation and good to go good news Seattle drivers you can save two dollars on tolls with a good to go pass every time you take the ninety nine tunnel and other toll roads in Washington get your pass at ninety nine tunnel dot com next come the traffic at one thirty four today's weather is sunny but it's cold right about forty five degrees is what we expected to hit percent at forty five right now so we'll see if anything changes.
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
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"Requires all Chr Franciscan hospitals to help the people they failed state attorney general, Bob. Ferguson says the law already requires Francis into inform people they might be eligible for so called charity care. So now they'll have to take all the necessary steps this Saint Francis. Specifically created Saint Joseph hostile to Mr. the. That was their core mission. And that in light of the allegations we had through the teams hard work. I felt that they lost their way Francis. Komo also have to give up to twenty million dollars an unpaid medical debt for people who should never have been charged and it has to help those people fix their credit. Franciscan says it provided more than twenty five million dollars in charity care last year that had never denied reduced cost care to anyone who applied and was eligible. The CDC has new numbers on the measles. Outbreak showing more than seven hundred cases as a Friday and measles outbreak in Clark county, whoever's officially over that word from public health officials in Vancouver today. Komo sue Romero has the latest since the beginning of the year. Clarke county health confirmed seventy-one cases of measles, which spread into Oregon and they'd previously warned people in Vancouver about possible exposure at places like health clinics schools and stores. Now, finally, the agency's Mercer Armstrong says in the last six weeks, we haven't had any new confirmed cases during that period. So that was kind of a threshold we had to get to before we would felt comfortable declaring over. She says the outbreak affected mostly children and people who are not immunized refill really encourage people to give acclimated to protect themselves. Protect their their family members and protect others in the community. Who can't be vaccinated? Sue Romero, KOMO news. The Catholic church of Seattle has a new member of its spiritual leadership. Pope francis. Appointing archbishop Paul h in. As Coa jitter archbishop, basically second in command will eventually succeed archbishop Peter certain as head of the Seattle archdiocese H and move from the archdiocese Anchorage to Seattle. I had no idea.
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"Mullah report has been released in partisan battle lines already being drawn. Komo's Jeff Pohjola has more. From Kirkland report points to eleven possible cases of obstruction of Justice by the president and the Robert Mueller made no definitive conclusions. Attorney general William bar has exonerated President Trump that doesn't sit well with democratic Senator Patty Murray. So it's very important. Now that we have that information accurately, not from a political standpoint, but accurately and investigate that. And then take our responsibility as members of congress of democratic controlled houses already calling on Robert Muller to testify in Kirkland. Jeff Pohjola, KOMO news. We're trying to get reaction from Washington's Republican members of congress as well. Cathy, McMorris Rogers says she is reviewing the report community where everyone is welcome in his state of the county address. That's what King County executive. Dow Constantine says he continues to work for in his third term. We believe that every single person has value. The nobody is a write off we don't guarantee success. We work every day to create the conditions for people to make the most of their lives. Constantine says to do that the county will join forces with Seattle another cities to tackle homelessness. Expand services for women with young children. And they'll see if the test of metro transit's new first mile last mile shuttle. Works. Well enough to expand its entire service area. Also says smarter use of your money will help them to get the most out of it. King County board of health is taking a public health approach to sexual assault in domestic violence. Komo's sue Romero explained to new work plan for twenty nineteen. The board is launching a new subcommittee. That will focus specifically on issues of sexual assault domestic violence prevention and missing and murdered indigenous women and girls the change in approach comes as the missing and murdered. Indigenous women movement has increased awareness nationwide to violence done against native American women over the decades, the board of health will hear from the urban Indian health institute Seattle Indian health board and the King County sexual assault resource center. April is sexual assault awareness month. Sue Romero, KOMO news. Earl shock waiting for a woman this morning when she tried to wake up a man who is sleeping at a truck. He started a shoot adder. She called nine one one just before seven this morning. She said the man was parked in the driveway on one seventy nine th avenue,.
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"Construction flags all are alternating traffic and the one open late and about a quarter mile back up there in each direction. Your next report at ten fourteen Jay Phillips, KOMO news. Shannon o'donnell. The forecast a good looking finish to our Wednesday. We're heading into quiet weather for the next several hours. But by Thursday things change it up. Again, there's a pretty powerful cold front waiting offshore at least for this time of year and before arrives. We'll see this big surge of warmth, so temperatures in the low to mid sixties must detect mugginess out there because it will be warm and than the cloud cover will start to take over and encroach us at that point. Eventually brings the increasing rain Bax look for a wet Thursday evening commute Friday morning. Also, look stamp before we head into a gorgeous eastern weekend. In the KOMO weather center. I'm meteorologist Shannon O'Donnell this hour. Fifty four degrees in Seattle. Stay connected. Stay informed. Komo nightside. Komo news time Teno five, art Sanders. Top local stories from the KOMO twenty four seven news center. Leader of a local monastery was hurt in an attack and Burien. Komo's sue Romero reports. Say father tree on was filling up at a gas station on one forty eighth street when a man walked up to him and asked him house. Trump started Ryan Abbott with the King County sheriff's office says when the father replied, how should I know the man punched him in the face knocking him to the ground area. Check for the suspect of but were unable to locate him the attacker is described as white in his thirties. Five foot ten within build and wearing a red or orange shirt. Detectives believe it was a random attack Abbott. Tree fon is from the all merciful savior monastery on Vashon island Romero violently attacked a store clerk near Midland early. This morning is on the run tonight. The Pierce county sheriff says a man in a black hood runs into a union seventy six gas station, golden given. In Rhode goes behind the counter points a gun on the clerks face in demands money before running from the store, the are meant shot the clerk who's in the hospital tonight in serious condition voters in King County, we'll get the final say on raising property taxes to fund a new eight hundred ten million dollar parks. Levy the county council approved putting the new parks trails open space levied voters in a special election. August six Terry. Lavender was one of the dozen or so King County residents who spoke in favor of the legislation though, if you live in a city or unincorporated King County, if you swim hike, I go to the fair or care deeply about.
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
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"To offer a parental figure for kids who never had a permanent family of their own. And our staff will be experts in what all the other agencies do. So we don't duplicate. But really make sure that you are getting the services that they need and ask someone they can always call. If there's a problem is celebrate their successes and to simply know and trust will be beside them to everything. Brian Calvert, KOMO news. After several recent collisions on one stretch of the freeway through Tacoma drivers. They're going to see a major change on I five coming soon. Komo's sue Romero explains drivers will soon see reduced speed. Limit finds a fifty miles an hour along the notorious stretch of I five between the port of Tacoma road and forty eighth street that eight mile stretches where the State Department of transportation has two major construction projects going where drivers exit to the T dome or highway sixteen in where at least eight collisions involving semis have happened in the last year. Monica Alexander with the state patrol says, it means fifty miles an hour is no longer a suggested speed in the construction zone. Now, they're going to change it to the white and black sign which gives the state patrol thirty to actually write tickets in that area for people. That are speeding stay DOT says the fifty mile an hour speed limit will be in place until the construction projects are done sometime in twenty twenty one c Romero. Komo news. Stay DOT says the new signs could be up as early as Monday, April eighth. Your money at twenty and fifty past the hour on KOMO news. Komo propel insurance money update. Mostly positive day on Wall Street amid some encouraging signs regarding the US China trade talks the down dusty jumped one hundred sixty six points on the S and P five hundred.
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"Sue Romero helps us get around. But looks like they've cleared that overturned semi in an accident. In auburn. It was blocking both directions lanes in both directions of fifteenth street northwest just west of the valley freeway one six seven like I said, I think they've got it all cleared up in it looks like the ramp is also opened south one six seven trying to exit to fifteenth street northwest. However, it does look a little heavy heading south on one six seven because of that earlier problems so south as you get your get by Willis, it is slowing then beyond that a slow south of highway eighteen down towards Ellison. If you're southbound I five in Pierce county that is looking slow from at least enchanted Parkway down to that fife curve in Seattle southbound is still going to be tough from Lake City way to the convention center. And then northbound slows from the Michigan curve to I ninety the east side southbound on four zero five from northeast eighth down toward Newcastle. Your next KOMO traffic at three or four. Komo forecast is cloudy for now. But we may see showers late tonight and early tomorrow rain from tomorrow through maybe Wednesday midday and then clearing skies for Thursday and Friday temperatures are going to be fluctuating a little bit today from the mid forties to mid fifties on Wednesday and the back into the low fifties for Thursday and Friday right now in Seattle, it's cloudy and forty seven degrees. Some gamblers could get their money back. After a controversial officiating decision in an NFL playoff game ABC's. Brian Clark explains at a parent pass interference penalty against the Los Angeles Rams late and Sundays NFC championship game was not called that angered the New Orleans Saints, and according to head coach Sean Payton may have caused a team a trip to the Super Bowl. Call puts it first and ten. Replace. It's a game changing fall. I New Jersey sports books agreed citing it's good karma. Payout points. Bet says it will refund any point spread and money line bets for the saints. The company did not say how much that would cost the Brian Clark ABC news and Bud Light is continuing its tradition of buying beer for the city that wins the Super Bowl. The company says whichever city wins fifty three will also win a whole lot of free beer, the tradition. Started last year with Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl. It's two fifty six AAA travel.
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.