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 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

'It happens earlier every year': Oregon crews respond to multiple brush fires...

Clackamas County issued a temporary burn ban in response to warm, dry, windy conditions and multiple escaped burns....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

Vancouver teenager died of starvation and neglect, medical examiner says...

Washington Child Protective Services had opened an investigation one week prior to the teenager's Nov. 27 death, according to a search warrant....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

Derek Chauvin could still testify at his own trial...

Chauvin is neither forced to testify nor prevented from testifying in his own trial, and can wait until the end to decide on doing so....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

More breakthrough COVID-19 cases reported among vaccinated people in Washington...

State officials report 217 fully vaccinated Washingtonians have tested positive for COVID-19 as of April 3. That's about 0.01% of fully vaccinated people....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches capsule to edge of space as it preps for real passengers...

The New Shepard rocket landed vertically seven minutes after liftoff, and company officials say they're "very close" to launching people....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

Third stimulus check: More 'plus-up' and veterans payments have arrived...

The IRS said another 2 million COVID-19 relief stimulus payments started arriving in bank accounts Wednesday. Here's who got them....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

West Virginia offering remote workers $12,000 plus incentives to move there...

Those approved for the relocation program will also get passes for a year to indulge in whitewater rafting, golf, rock climbing and other activities....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

Oregon bill sets out to prohibit 'gay panic defense,' protect LGBTQ+ Oregonians...

If the pill passes, Oregon will only be the 13th state to outlaw the LGBTQ+ panic defense....

 2021-04-14 01:00 

KGW

'They are paid less than men': US women soccer players appeal equal pay denial ruling...

Players led by Alex Morgan asked an appeals court to reinstate the part of their lawsuit seeking pay equal to the men's team....

 2021-04-14 00:57 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

Megan Rapinoe looks to remain a strong voice on, off the field during Olympics...

OL Reign's Megan Rapinoe and the US Women's National Team are eyeing Olympic gold and a World Cup....

 2021-04-14 00:44 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Pierce County Council approves $4 million in Phase 2 rollback relief for businesses...

Pierce County will revert to Phase 2 this coming Friday. Local lawmakers did not waste time putting together a plan to support businesses and save jobs....

 2021-04-14 00:39 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

Idaho Health and Welfare agrees with CDC guidance on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause...

The department recommends that healthcare providers should stop administering the Janssen vaccine until the CDC issues further guidance....

 2021-04-14 00:39 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

Pay health insurance premiums? You may be getting a COVID rebate...

Because so many medical procedures were canceled in 2020, a provision in the Affordable Care Act could mean higher insurance premium rebates....

 2021-04-14 00:39 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

How many people in Washington state have been vaccinated for COVID-19?...

Nearly 35% of Washingtonians have received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-04-14 00:39 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

Pullman restaurants, businesses prepare for move back to Phase 2 Governor Jay Inslee announced that Whitman County was among those moving back to Phase 2. The tightening of restrictions takes place on...

Governor Jay Inslee announced that Whitman County was among those moving back to Phase 2. The tightening of restrictions takes place on Friday....

 2021-04-14 00:34 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Pelosi invites Biden to address joint session of Congress for 1st time as president on April 28...

President Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on April 28....

 2021-04-14 00:33 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

Pausing use of J&J COVID-19 vaccine may not be without consequence in Washington state...

Washington state paused the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots occurring....

 2021-04-14 00:21 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

NFL to restrict access of team employees who refuse COVID-19 vaccine without 'bona fide' reason...

The NFL is requiring certain team employees to have a "bona fide" reason to forego the COVID-19 vaccine or get barred from restricted areas....

 2021-04-14 00:05 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

King County executive urges sheriff to retire after internal email on Tommy Le case...

Executive Dow Constantine says he has lost confidence in Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht after her email to deputies and staff was made public....

 2021-04-13 23:50 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Endangered giraffes rescued from shrinking, flooded island in Kenya...

Video showed the final rescue of the last of nine endangered Rothchild's giraffes from their flooded island in Kenya....

 2021-04-13 23:49 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Bill curbing lead in school drinking water heads to Gov. Inslee...

Washington's public and private schools will soon need to take new steps to curb children's exposure to lead in drinking water....

 2021-04-13 23:41 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Blood clot symptoms to look out for if you received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine...
 2021-04-13 23:26 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Washington state halts Johnson & Johnson vaccinations amid blood clot investigation...

Washingtonians scheduled to get the single shot may have to wait or accept other vaccine options in the meantime....

 2021-04-13 23:24 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police...

The statue is valued at 100,000 euros and was stolen from an archaeological site near the outskirts of Rome....

 2021-04-13 23:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

100 day countdown to Tokyo Olympics begins and NW athletes are excited to go...

The 100 day countdown to the opening ceremony of the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins Wednesday. Yes, the summer games are proceeding amid an....

 2021-04-13 23:14 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

April 13th | A very crowded race to be Seattle's next mayor...

Sixteen people -- so far -- have formally announced they're running to be Seattle's next mayor. Starting this week, we're going to bring you interviews we've taped with the candidates to learn more about them and their vision for leading t...

 2021-04-13 22:48 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

What to know if you made a J&J vaccine appointment in Spokane, North Idaho...

Did you have a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduled at a pharmacy or provider in Spokane or North Idaho? Here's what you should know....

 2021-04-13 22:37 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Demonstrators return to Brooklyn Center Police Department for 3rd night...

Demonstrators have gathered at the Brooklyn Center Police Department for a third straight night after the police shooting death of Daunte Wright....

 2021-04-13 22:23 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

How to get the best homeowners insurance policy for your needs...

Is your policy offering the right protection? Are you paying too much? Use this home insurance guide to find out....

 2021-04-13 22:12 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Mick Jagger, Dave Grohl collaborate on pandemic anthem about coming out of COVID-19 lockdown...

Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl have teamed up for a hard-rock pandemic anthem called "Eazy Sleazy."...

 2021-04-13 21:52 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

'13 lb rage machine': Woman writes hilarious bio for 'demonic' foster Chihuahua...
 2021-04-13 21:52 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

13 people released from prison after Washington drug possession law struck down...

A Washington State Supreme Court ruling struck down a portion of state law that makes simple drug possession a crime....

 2021-04-13 21:31 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Washington state prisoners released after drug law is voided...

More than a dozen prisoners have been released from custody in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that makes possession of small amounts of drugs legal. More commutations are on the way....

 2021-04-13 21:29 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine greater than 90% effective against virus 6 months after second shot...

Moderna said its latest Phase 3 clinical trial found that its vaccine remains greater than 90% effective against COVID-19, and greater than 95% effective against severe cases of COVID-19, six months after the second dose....

 2021-04-13 21:08 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

13 people released from prison after Washington drug possession law struck down...

A Washington State Supreme Court ruling struck down a portion of state law that makes simple drug possession a crime....

 2021-04-13 20:57 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

Three Minneapolis officers at scene with Chauvin are charged in Floyd's death The three officers were originally to share a joint trial with Derek Chauvin, but the court split their trial from Cha...

The three officers were originally to share a joint trial with Derek Chauvin, but the court split their trial from Chauvin's to maintain COVID-19 precautions....

 2021-04-13 20:57 

KREM

[ Spokane ]

IRS chief expects new child payments to start this summer...

That means new advance monthly payments of as much as $300 per child could begin flowing to lower-income families this summer....

 2021-04-13 20:52 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

Washington state pausing use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...

The DOH said the use of the J&J vaccine will be put on hold until the state receives further recommendations from federal partners on how to move forward....

 2021-04-13 20:52 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

Three Minneapolis officers at scene with Chauvin are charged in Floyd’s death...

The three officers were originally to share a joint trial with Derek Chauvin, but the court split their trial from Chauvin's to maintain COVID-19 precautions....

 2021-04-13 20:50 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

IRS chief expects new child payments to start this summer...

That means new advance monthly payments of as much as $300 per child could begin flowing to lower-income families this summer....

 2021-04-13 20:48 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

White House announces steps to curb Black maternal mortality rate...

President Joe Biden announced steps Tuesday to address the high mortality rate of Black mothers in the United States through equal access to health care and combating systemic racism....

 2021-04-13 20:22 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Russ and Ciara to host vaccination special featuring President Biden and former President Barack Obama...

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara will host a Sunday night TV special featuring President Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci and a slew of celebrities hoping to educate Americans and dispel vaccine concerns....

 2021-04-13 20:13 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

$646 million: Audit reveals scope of COVID-19 unemployment fraud in Washington...

ESD disputed a section of the report which includes...

 2021-04-13 19:51 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

Pierce County judge dismisses wrongful death lawsuit in shooting of Deputy Daniel McCartney...

A Pierce County judge ruled Deputy Daniel McCartney, who was killed in 2018, was aware of the hazards of the job but "voluntarily confronted that risk."...

 2021-04-13 19:48 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Derek Chauvin trial live: State rests its case, defense calls first witnesses...

The defense began calling witnesses Tuesday as the trial of Derek Chauvin continues....

 2021-04-13 19:37 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Hundreds Of Companies Call For U.S. To Slash Carbon Emissions...

In a move to curb climate change, an open letter from companies including Apple and Walmart calls on the Biden administration to cut U.S. emissions to at least half of 2005 levels by 2030....

 2021-04-13 19:34 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Mariners pitcher James Paxton to undergo season-ending elbow surgery...
 2021-04-13 19:28 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Audit: Unemployment fraud likely higher than $647 million...

The state auditor's office says the total amount of fraudulent unemployment payments in Washington could exceed $1 billion, though the state's unemployment agency disputes those numbers....

 2021-04-13 19:25 

GeekWire

Tech Moves: Ex-Amazon leader Jeff Wilke joins Scale AI as advisor to CEO; Skilljar and Auth0 hire execs; T-Mobile board shuffle...

— Jeff Wilke, the former CEO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer, has joined Scale AI as advisor to the CEO. Founded in 2016, the San Francisco startup helps companies develop and manage their AI and machine learning systems. Customers include Toyota, Sams...

 2021-04-13 19:22 

king5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

What to watch for if you got Johnson & Johnson COVID shot...

Nearly 7 million J&J COVID-19 doses have been administered in the U.S., almost all without serious side effects....

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