Simone Del Rosario, Q13 FOX News

Simone Del Rosario

Q13 FOX News

Seattle, WA, United States

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Scientists answer key questions about new, highly infectious COVID-19 strain

Scientists in our state and around the globe are scrambling to understand a mutation in a new strain of coronavirus found primarily in the United Kingdom. So far, scientists believe it is more transmissible, which prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to issue travel restrictions for people arriving from hot spot areas where the mutated strain is found. → Read More

State’s COVID-19 vaccine director prepares for ‘groundbreaking’ arrival: ‘We’re ready’

Washington’s COVID-19 Vaccine Director SheAnne Allen joins Q13's Simone Del Rosario to discuss how the state is preparing for this “groundbreaking” arrival, and reveals who could be next to be vaccinated in the state after health care workers and those in long-term care facilities. → Read More

Tacoma nurse who caught COVID-19 at work returns after virus nearly kills husband

A nurse at Tacoma General Hospital has spent the past seven months recovering from COVID-19. → Read More

Getting tested for COVID-19 for the holidays? In Washington, it’s straining the system

It’s a demand for COVID-19 testing that health officials say they’ve never before seen and while there is a surge in positive COVID-19 cases, many say the surge in people seeking testing is from those hoping to get a clean bill of health before the holidays. → Read More

Top two, one party: Republicans miss Washington ballot in some key races

Choosing between two Democrats in a statewide race is probably not the most optimal position for a Republican voter. In fact, Republican Joshua Freed says it’s no option at all, which is why he’s running as a write-in for lieutenant governor, where a Republican could win with just one-third of the vote. → Read More

Two Democrats face off for Lt. Gov., Republican chases write-in opportunity

When Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib announced this year he was leaving politics to pursue becoming a Jesuit priest, it sent shockwaves through Olympia and blew the 2020 race to fill his seat wide open. → Read More

Local election officials combat election doubts as millions of ballots mailed out

King County officials prep for election security measures County officials mail out ballots ahead of final election season preparations. Q13 Simone Del Rosario reports. SEATTLE - With the highest level of government in the country sowing doubt on the upcoming election, local election officials are working overtime to sow confidence. “We know the truth here in King County, that vote by mail is… → Read More

‘Concerning trend’ as Puget Sound counties see increasing COVID-19 infections

‘Concerning trend’ as Puget Sound counties see increasing COVID-19 infections Q13's Simone Del Rosario reports on the latest move for five more state counties to move into Phase 2 of the Safe Start Plan in Washington. SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. - Health officials in Western Washington warn that counties are heading in the wrong direction as COVID-19 infections increase, attributing the rise to more… → Read More

COVID-19 ‘long haulers’ experiencing symptoms long after virus

For many COVID-19 survivors, testing negative is not the end of the road. They call themselves ‘COVID long haulers.’ → Read More

Optimism over Everett’s future despite loss of Boeing 787 production

Despite the harsh reality that hundreds of Boeing employees will likely lose their jobs over the company’s decision to relocate 787 Dreamliner production, some in the area are expressing optimism that the region as a whole is better prepared to weather the storm. → Read More

Everett on edge over report Boeing moving Dreamliner out of state

Everett on edge over report Boeing moving Dreamliner out of state A report that Boeing will pull the 787 Dreamliner production out of Everett has people around town talking about the impacts, not just on the assembly line, but on the entire region.  EVERETT, Wash. - A report that Boeing will pull the 787 Dreamliner production out of Everett has people around town talking about the… → Read More

Protesters sue Seattle, Washington state over injuries and I-5 death

Dozens of protesters are in the process of suing the City of Seattle and the state over police treatment during Black Lives Matter demonstrations. → Read More

SPD intends to keep department ‘whole’ after council votes to cut budget, officers

SPD intends to keep department whole after council votes to cut budget, officers Seattle Police intends to keep the department 'whole' amid Tuesday's City Council vote. SEATTLE - Seattle Police Department is vowing to keep its department “as whole as possible” after city council voted to cut its budget for the rest of the year, suggesting 100 officer layoffs. The defund police movement took over… → Read More

Commentary: Pointing fingers won’t prevent wildfires

The Divide Commentary on preventing wildfires This week: How decades of bad forest policy created the tinderbox we live in today and why both sides should stop finger-pointing and start working together to protect communities from wildfires. Simone Del Rosario guest hosts for Brandi Kruse. SEATTLE - Each week on “The Divide” Brandi Kruse offers a commentary that looks for common ground on issues… → Read More

The Divide: New Seattle police chief bends city council’s ear on defund efforts

The Divide with Brandi Kruse This week on The Divide Simone Del Rosario guest hosts as Seattle Police Interim Chief Adrian Diaz discusses the defund movement and making hard choices to trim the department. SEATTLE - This week on "The Divide": Simone Del Rosario guest hosts as Seattle Police Interim Chief Adrian Diaz discusses the defund movement and making hard choices to trim the department.… → Read More

Washington twice failed to pass dedicated funding for forest management

Washington twice failed to pass dedicated funding for forest management Despite some politicians’ efforts, poor forest health cannot be blamed on a single administration’s decisions. Experts say it has been developing for decades and climate change is making it worse. SEATTLE - While more than four million acres actively burn across the West, the debate over what’s fueling these historic fires… → Read More

Kids, pets more at risk with smoke exposure

Even a little smoke exposure can be damaging for kids and pets as air quality in the Pacific Northwest stays at very unhealthy levels, according to doctors in both fields. → Read More

Battling historic blazes on 9/11, twice the reason for firefighter appreciation

After 30 years as a firefighter in Puget Sound, Kyle Ohashi traded a fire hose for a fishing pole. But with smoky skies suffocating the Northwest, even spending a quiet day on the water at Point Defiance Park, he’s reminded of the firefighters on the front lines. → Read More

Off-duty firefighters working overtime to save Sumner homes

Sumner Grade fire burned about 800 acres as Level 3 evacuation orders in effect Hundreds of families evacuated as the Sumner Grade fire in the Sumner and Bonney Lake areas only 20 percent contained on Wednesday. SUMNER, Wash. - Off-duty firefighters around the region came to the rescue on their days off to save homes threatened by the Sumner Grade Fire Tuesday and Wednesday. Firefighters have… → Read More

Fears of falling behind: Parents seek in-person instruction for students with special needs

With the first day of school in Olympia less than a week away, some parents are struggling to get the answers they need for their students with special needs. → Read More