Steve Kiggins, Q13 FOX News

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Q13 FOX News

Seattle, WA, United States

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Opioid overdose drug coming soon to Orting vending machines

A new tool used in the fight against opioid overdose fatalities is coming soon to the South Sound. → Read More

Washington communities brace for wildfire danger with strong winds and hot temps ahead

The risk of wildfire danger has not been this serious since the summer of 2020, according to firefighters. A Red Flag Warning goes into effect on Friday, where the combination of strong winds with low humidity and temperatures approaching 90 degrees makes for an increased risk of wildfires. → Read More

Kitsap Fire chiefs: St. Michael Medical Center keeps ambulances, patients waiting too long

First responders in Kitsap County are sounding the alarm, hoping the public and elected leaders take note after firefighters noticed patients having to wait inside ambulances for too long— sometimes for several hours— before they are admitted to the emergency room. → Read More

Woman attacked in grocery store in Vashon Island, may have stemmed from road rage

A King County woman is recovering after being thrown to the ground while she was shopping for groceries. → Read More

2 suspects arrested, 1 charged in murder of Skyway homeowner

Two people are accused, and one behind bars, in the murder of a Skyway homeowner one week ago. → Read More

Critics say proposed Marysville SD policy requiring parent consent for school clubs targets LGBT students

The American Civil Liberties of Washington told FOX 13 News it did not believe any other school district in the state requires anything similar. Plus, requiring parents’ permission – especially for gay student alliances – could endanger young people not ready to come out to parents. → Read More

Tacoma Rescue Mission seeks help feeding clients during construction closure

For more than a century, Tacoma Rescue Mission has offered help, hope and healing for those who need it most. → Read More

Federal Way neighbors worry over rising gun violence

Gun violence ripped through a Federal Way community for the third week in a row. → Read More

Ferndale community wades through flood, emotions

Many communities began drying out in the North Sound by Tuesday but others worried the worst of the flooding was still to come. Ferndale city leaders warned homeowners and businesses to voluntarily vacate a section of town in case the Nooksack River burst through a levee. → Read More

Veteran Seattle firefighter empties locker after city denies vaccine exemption

Seattle city officials say as of Wednesday, about 88% of the department’s employees have been vaccinated, but that means dozens of first responders are at risk of losing their jobs. One firefighter cleared out his locker on Thursday, ending a 16-year long career at the department. → Read More

Facebook whistleblower reveals mental health risks for social media

Video game addiction, screen dependency and intimacy disorders can all stem from spending too much time online. That’s why a former tech worker opened a behavioral addiction treatment facility called ‘Restart on the East Side’ more than a decade ago. → Read More

White Center business core hit with another devastating fire

Yet another building in Seattle's White Center neighborhood erupted into flames, this time early Monday morning. → Read More

Around 200,000 Washingtonians lose expanded unemployment benefits. Here's what to do next:

Thousands of people in our state will now have to do without key unemployment benefits that dried up just last week. → Read More

Families enjoy opening day at Washington State Fair as health officials announce new outdoor mask mandate

On Friday the Washington State Fair kicked off its opening day after the being forced to close last year due to pandemic restrictions. Families filed into the fairgrounds to be part of a South Sound tradition that has touched generations for more than a century. → Read More

'We are better than this:' Interim Seattle police chief says more officers needed to fight gun violence

Gun violence was the topic of a media conference Tuesday as shootings in recent weeks have surged in Seattle. → Read More

Fire kills 3 in Tukwila, causes landslide threatening structures

A deadly 3-alarm fire in Tukwila is burned into Tuesday evening and may continue to burn into the night. → Read More

University District vacant building burns, police seek person of interest

A two-alarm fire swept through a vacant building in Seattle’s University District neighborhood Monday morning. → Read More

Fire that destroyed 6 White Center businesses ruled arson

A fire that ripped through multiple businesses in White Center just days ago has now been classified as arson. → Read More

Washington emergency responders working high call volumes due to heat wave

The excessive heat is taking a toll on our region’s first responders. → Read More

Communities clamor for Canadian border closure to end

Communities on both sides of the U.S. – Canadian border are hoping rising vaccination rates could mean life may finally soon be returning to normal. On Tuesday, Governor Jay Inslee urged federal officials to consider an immediate full or partial reopening of the international border. → Read More