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Recent articles by AJ:

'We'd rather be safe than sorry:' FBI and WA lawmakers discuss evolving safety measures at school

Immediately following the tragic mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, several school related threats were reported in Western Washington. On Friday, the FBI and state lawmakers shared what the process to prevent copycat situations looks like, as well as how safety measures in the classroom are continuously evolving. → Read More

Special Olympics return are back, but organizers need your help

The Special Olympics are back in Western Washington, but organizers say they need your help. → Read More

'There’s hope:' Bill's Boathouse owners look to rebuild after fire

A fire destroyed a Pierce County staple over the weekend-- Bill's Boathouse on American Lake. Now, the owners are trying to rebuild from the ashes. → Read More

Campaign strives to end sex trafficking in King County

Officials report that hundreds of girls are trafficked for sex throughout King County. → Read More

Pierce County deputies find $100K in stolen property in storage shed

Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered about $100,000 worth of stolen property from a storage shed, and say the suspected thieves are also the people believed to be responsible for the death of a 12-year-old girl in a fatal hit-and-run from last month. → Read More

Everett to open tuition-free pre-school in the fall

This week the City of Everett announced a new opportunity for lower-income families to get free child care. → Read More

New police chief starts job in Tacoma as crime increases

On Jan. 18, Chief Avery Moore assumed his new role as Police Chief for the City of Tacoma. → Read More

Flood waters starting to recede in Chehalis

The water is receding in Chehalis, but the flooding is still causing issues for members of the community. → Read More

City of Tacoma lays out plan to crack down on crime

The City of Tacoma is laying out a plan to address the problems its community is seeing with crime. → Read More

Pierce County seeing record number of car crash deaths

Pierce County is seeing the highest number of car crash-related deaths in at least the last decade. → Read More

Tacoma invests $25K toward Afghan refugee effort

The City of Tacoma voted Tuesday to invest $25,000 toward helping the Afghan refugee effort. → Read More

Power outages caused by Friday's storm impact tens of thousands

Crews continue working to restore power after tens of thousands lost it during storms Friday and Saturday. → Read More

Vigil held for woman found killed in Tacoma

On Tuesday, a group of people held a vigil to honor the life of a woman found dead this week in Tacoma. → Read More

Event planner talks about how Pierce County outdoor mask mandate impacts her work

Starting next week, mask requirements get stricter in Pierce County. → Read More

Washingtonians work to help save people stuck in Kabul

A group of Washington men is working together to help get family and loved ones out of Kabul, Afghanistan. → Read More

Woman shares heartbreaking story of escaping Tukwila apartment fire

The fire that ripped through a Tukwila apartment complex Tuesday destroyed the lives of dozens of families. → Read More

City of Tacoma sees spike in car thefts in 2021

Tacoma police say they are seeing a 46% increase in car thefts year-to-date in comparison to last year's numbers. → Read More

Man dead after shooting at Bellevue AMC parking lot, 1 arrested

Police arrested an 18-year-old person of interest just a day after a deadly shooting in the parking lot of an AMC theater in Bellevue. → Read More

Record breaking heat is not enough to keep people off the trails

Saturday, despite record-setting temperatures, plenty of people still hit the trails in King County. → Read More

Two injured in Seattle shooting near Golden Gardens beach

Seattle Police responded to a shooting at Shilshole Marina Saturday night. → Read More