Michael Crowe, KING 5 News

Michael Crowe

KING 5 News

Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Michael:

Washington State Parks brace for a busy Memorial Day weekend with eased COVID restrictions

Park officials are warning campers looking for last-minute reservations to make sure they have a backup plan. → Read More

Seattle study finds toxic chemicals in mothers' breast milk

PFAS chemicals can accumulate in the body and a study of Seattle-area women found PFAS in 100% of samples. → Read More

With vaccines key to a maskless Washington, FBI warns of penalties for faking cards

Carrying a fake vaccine card is a federal crime. The consequences include potential prison time or fines. → Read More

10 deer reported dead on San Juan Islands: a virus could be to blame

Deer found foaming and frothing at the mouth have officials pointing to a virus, though it poses no threat to humans. → Read More

State officials removing tons of toxic debris from Camano Island

In 2009, the Department of Natural Resources pulled 100 tons of creosote-coated pilings from the area. But the tide has carried more in. → Read More

Washington opens new mussel-inspection site in fight to keep invasive pests out of waterways

Mussels tagging along in moss balls sparked a nationwide investigation earlier this year, but introduction by boaters is much more likely. → Read More

With vaccines key to reopening in Washington state, there's a push to overcome hesitancy

Several counties avoided a drop to stricter COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday, but public health officials warn vaccinations are key to preventing further rollbacks. → Read More

Seattle COVID-19 vaccine clinics open to walk-ups, as some struggle to fill appointments

After months of supply limiting COVID-19 vaccine rollout, some Washington clinics now have the opposite problem: difficulties finding enough people to match doses. → Read More

Vulcan technology helps researchers study endangered orcas in Puget Sound

A new machine learning tool is helping sealife researchers study endangered Southern Resident killer whales, and may help save their lives. → Read More

Family of CHOP shooting victim files federal lawsuit against Seattle

The suit claims 'botched communication' between Seattle police and fire led to the death of Horace Lorenzo Anderson, 19, after he was shot in a protest zone. → Read More

West Seattle daycare featured for Biden address on childcare, families

Impacts of the coronavirus exposed already growing cracks in America’s childcare systems. → Read More

New hospital in Des Moines will treat marine wildlife in the Northwest

The Sealife Response Rehab and Research team started constructing the facility before the pandemic shutdowns began, now they're just about ready to see patients. → Read More

People flock outdoors in western Washington, as officials warn of fourth COVID-19 wave

Health officials in Washington are urging people to continue to social distance and mask up as sunny weather brings more people outside for gatherings. → Read More

Persistence, patience pays off in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine as Washington widens eligibilty

Demand is higher than supply, causing a rush of people seeking appointments and making it tough to find a shot. → Read More

Washington considers new rules to help eradicate invasive Asian giant hornets

Officials want to impose a quarantine on all live hornets, which would outlaw the sale, distribution or knowing movement of hornets in Washington state. → Read More

Seattle school bus driver union says current transportation schedule is unsustainable

Drivers say there won't be enough time for them to provide morning and afternoon transportation. The union said that would leave drivers with part-time work. → Read More

Ports of Tacoma, Seattle commit to a goal of zero emissions by 2050

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, which includes ports in Washington and Canada, committed to going green by 2050 at the latest in the face of the climate crisis. → Read More

Washington farmworkers could get overtime pay under proposal

A state Supreme Court decision sparked the legislation, which some call a win for equity, and others worry could threaten the agricultural industry. → Read More

Some Puget Sound pharmacies displaying outdated COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Health officials and equity advocates are concerned that higher-risk groups who now qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine are losing valuable time. → Read More

Washington researchers resume fieldwork after study shows low COVID-19 risk to bats

The new research relieved concerns that North American bat species could catch coronavirus from humans, decimating populations. → Read More