Family and friends are mourning the passing of standout student athlete Dom Cooks of Decatur High School. The Federal Way teen touched a lot of hearts in his battle with brain cancer.
Keith Eldridge has been a reporter-anchor with KOMO 4 News since 1983. Keith handles the South Sound Newscenter covering the entire southern region of Washington from Sea-Tac Airport to the Oregon border to the Pacific Ocean.
Recent stories by Keith Eldridge
Members of the grieving family of a little boy killed on a walking trail say they forgive the driver of the pickup truck.
There's been an outpouring of support for the companion dog of a child sexual assault victim. The pet needs expensive life-saving ear surgery, but the family couldn't afford it. So the Problem Solvers stepped in.
The therapy dog for a victim of child sex abuse is in need of expensive life-saving surgery. The family contacted the KOMO 4 Problem Solvers to see if you'd be willing to help. The sexual abuse was from a high-profile case.
A U.S. Army combat engineering unit is going through the 'stress shoot' test at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The 100 members of the 571st Combat Engineer Company were all set to head to Afghanistan, but instead are staying home giving us an exclusive look at their preparation efforts.
A former Tacoma high school teacher pleaded not guilty to a new sex charge against her. In another new development Meredith Powell nearly was cited for contempt by posting a 'thank you' to a student's Facebook page.
A young woman says a gunman unloaded on her right in the middle of I-5 in a case of road rage.
It's a race against the clock on the coast as workers try to repair the seawall protecting the tribal community of Taholah. A storm earlier this week caused the damage with a new storm bearing down this weekend. 700 people are ready to evacuate.
A Port Orchard woman is facing a murder charge for allegedly neglecting her own father and leaving the 96-year-old in filth until he died.
Tuesday marked a somber anniversary for a Seattle family that was devastated by a drunk driver.
For the first time we see inside the 'home alone' apartment where 3 and 4-year-old siblings lived in squalor while their army father was away at work. Quintin Dublin was found guilty of criminal mistreatment. The judge said the children could have easily died in that situation.
The case against an Army soldier accused of leaving his young children home alone as he went to work is now in the hands of the judge. The children were found living in piles of filth in their Lakewood apartment.
Police say an Olympia man broke into a local adult store and made off with sex toys, and it's second time in a year one of the stores was burglarized.
Elderly and disabled residents are finally back in their Hoquiam apartments after a 26-day evacuation. A fire sounded the alarm several weeks ago, but it was the water forced them out.
The family of a mentally ill mother says she would be alive today if not for the negligence of a social service agency. The family of Christina Kearney is now taking that agency to court.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord has officially lost one of it's 4,000-member combat units.
A phase-3 flood alert is up on the Green River caused moderate flooding upstream from Auburn and Kent. But the water stayed within the levees once it reached the populated areas.
Two Bremerton girls who are hearing impaired say they're alive because of the heroics of police officers who rushed in to save them from a burning home.
A former Tacoma police detective with Alzheimers allegedly has fallen prey to a suspect stealing from his bank account. That suspect is his ex-wife, herself a former Tacoma police officer. Rhoda Ramirez is charged with 15 counts of identity theft in the case involving Ron Lewis.
Several thousand dollars are being added to the reward to help find the killer of Mike Compton in Orting. The family says it won't rest until a suspect is behind bars.
The widow of an Orting man killed during a burglary of their home said his funeral should be a celebration of his life.
A mother is accused of beating her child so violently the injuries are similar to that of a car crash.
Families of murder victims are urging Governor Inslee to reconsider his moratorium on the death penalty.
A heart-broken family made an emotional plea to the community and to the killer of Mike Compton. He died when he apparently interrupted a burglary in his Orting garage Wednesday.
High school graduation day is coming up this week for a special young man who's battling a brain tumor.