BJ & MIGS TOP STORIES 08/17/16

Q13

 

82,000 told to evacuate, part of I-15 closed as wildfire east of L.A. grows

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire raging through drought-parched canyons near Cajon Pass in Southern California has forced the mandatory evacuation of thousands of people...

 

Tough 80-year-old chases after bike thief, jumps on moving getaway truck

BOTHELL, Wash. – An 80-year-old is injured after running after a thief stealing his bike outside his bank in Bothell. Jerry Sebranke said when he saw the thief stealing his bike...

 

KING 5

 

NWS issues 'Excessive Heat Watch' for Seattle area

SEATTLE – The National Weather Service issued anExcessive Heat Watch on Tuesday that will be in effect for the Puget Sound area Thursday afternoon through Saturday...

 

State worker paid to check out Pinterest, read magazines

How would you like to get paid for kicking back and checking out your favorite websites, or playing games on your mobile device? That's exactly what one state worker did for over...

 

KOMO 4

 

How did the Space Needle make its own rainbow on Seattle's fog layer?

What a gorgeous start to a warm, summer Tuesday in Seattle! Temperatures cooled just enough overnight to create a fog layer over Puget Sound, which then drifted over Downtown...

 

Caregiver at UW Med. Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance tests positive for TB

SEATTLE - A health care worker at the UW Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has tested positive for tuberculosis and health officials are checking now to see if...

 

SEATTLE P.I.

 

Social media helps land Tony McDaniel back with Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — If Tony McDaniel finds his way onto the SeattleSeahawks 53-man roster at the end of the preseason he will owe an assist to Snapchat. The rugged run...

 

Bullpen has off night, Mariners lose 7-6 to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mariners reliever Arquimedes Caminero missed on one pitch, and that was all it took for the Los Angeles Angels to mount a comeback. Cliff Pennington hit...