Maddie White

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Here's how Sound Transit is responding to drug use on public transportation

To increase overall safety and security, Sound Transit and King County Metro are hiring more security personnel. SEATTLE — So far this year, 87 people have died from fentanyl overdoses in...

Lower Queen Anne businesses fight back against possible demolition for Light Rail project

Small businesses on Mercer Street are at risk of being displaced as Sound Transit looks for ways to construct a light rail station in lower Queen Anne. SEATTLE — A classic...

Super Bowl Sunday drunk driving has been increasing in recent years. How lawmakers are responding

There were 35 total DUI arrests across the state as of 5:00 p.m. on this Super Bowl Sunday, according to the Washington State Patrol. SEATTLE — King County saw an uptick...

Pay up to light up: High-potency THC products at risk of higher taxation

A bill in the legislature could hike a state tax from 37% to up to 65% on certain marijuana products, depending on THC potency. OLYMPIA, Wash. — In Washington, there is...

Pot shops now eligible for free security assessments after uptick in violent break-ins

A state board has expanded its contract with a private firm to provide security assessments of individual cannabis retailers across Washington. OLYMPIA, Wash. — In an effort to heighten security at...

Chemicals 'of concern' flowing into Puget Sound, affecting marine life, scientists say

King County officials identified what they are calling "chemicals of emerging concern" in the wastewater on Wednesday. SEATTLE — Are the medications and products we use in our daily lives affecting...

King County man dies after eye drops believed to have caused infection, FDA recalls product

The FDA recalled Ezricare Artificial Tears after a "multistate outbreak" of an extensively drug-resistant strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. SEATTLE — A King County man has died from a blood infection officials...

Sex offender housing delayed amid protests in Thurston County

On Wednesday, state officials' plans to move the first resident into the home were postponed. Meanwhile, community members protested outside the property. MAYTOWN, Wash. — "Protect people over predators": a rally...

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