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Past articles by Jake:

Emerald City Comic Con in full swing in Seattle

"It’s just a bunch of nerds having fun together. That hasn’t changed,” ECCC Event Manager Chris D’Lando said. → Read More

Many in Western Washington brace for more snow in the lowlands

Many are heading to hardware stores and gathering all the supplies they can, from ice melt to shovels. → Read More

Future homeless shelters in Snohomish County contaminated with meth

The two hotels purchased by Snohomish County to be used as homeless shelters are contaminated with meth, according to the Snohomish County Office of Recovery and Resilience and Snohomish Health Department. → Read More

Washingtonian wins tickets to Grammys through blood donation

Jill Whitney Schroeder recently won tickets at a drawing through Bloodworks Northwest. → Read More

Seattle Fire Department responding to historic number of overdose calls

The department said it has responded to more than 5,200 overdose calls in the last 12 months. → Read More

Labor unions, residents see economic impact with new Boeing assembly line coming to Everett in 2024

Boeing’s announcement that a fourth assembly line will be added to their Everett facility to produce more 737 Max aircraft has already gotten a lot of attention. → Read More

Thurston County community continues to remember victims of deadly house fire

Tumwater District Stadium was packed Sunday night as family, friends, and most of the community came out to pay tribute to Steven and Destiny Cox and three of their children. → Read More

Vigil in place at intersection where 23-year-old was hit and killed by SPD officer

Friday evening, dozens of cyclists dedicated their ride to Jaahnavi Kandula, the woman hit and killed by a Seattle Police Department patrol vehicle on Monday. → Read More

Family of 5, including 3 children, killed in rural Thurston County house fire

An investigation is underway after two adults and three children were killed in an early morning house fire in a rural area near Olympia, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Outside agencies helping South Park community pick up the pieces after flooding

It’s been more than 10 days since flood waters devastated Seattle’s South Park community. → Read More

Holiday travelers brave ‘very unpredictable’ elements at the passes

If people do decide to brave the elements, they are urged to use extreme caution as conditions can vary. → Read More

West Seattle’s Christmas light show draws in hundreds

It's that time of year — houses covered with Christmas lights and decorations to usher in the holiday season. KIRO 7 crews saw their fair share of displays Sunday evening throughout the area, but one house on 47th Street has attracted hundreds of people to the neighborhood since Thanksgiving. → Read More

Brother of soccer journalist Grant Wahl reacts to news of his passing

The sports world continues to mourn the loss of U.S. soccer journalist Grant Wahl, who suddenly died during the Argentina vs. Netherlands quarterfinal match of the World Cup on Friday. → Read More

Residents in Maple Valley claim they haven’t gotten mail in days

Some residents tell KIRO 7 it’s been since the end of November when they received their last package. → Read More

Power grid attacks reported across nation, including Washington

The recent power substation attacks in North Carolina put thousands of customers in the dark recently. Many are just now getting their power back on. Currently, law enforcement believes these attacks were intentional. → Read More

Eastbound I-90 at North Bend reopens after 15-car collision near Easton

The highway was closed for over two hours. → Read More

First responders, witnesses react to fatal plane crash in Snohomish

Witnesses told KIRO 7 it first seemed as if the pilot of the plane was doing a training exercise or stunt. → Read More

New push to potentially bring school resource officers back to Seattle Public Schools

The district hasn’t had SROs since 2020. → Read More

Political consultants react to Gluesenkamp Perez winning District 3

It was an election that some political consultants like Crystal Fincher are calling a major upset. → Read More

Tenants at Lyon Building in Downtown Seattle claim no heat for weeks, rough conditions

The Lyon Building is one of 14 housing sites operated by the Downtown Emergency Services Center, or DESC → Read More