Entrepreneur Jonathan Kumar was walking through Chicago when he encountered a homeless person. Kumar didn’t stop but thought later that he would have been willing to give the man a couple of bucks if the man could accept credit cards.
That idea germinated for a few years in Kumar’s mind, leading to GiveSafe, an app he's developing in Seattle.
Central District business owners will get a chance to tell city officials about the problems on 23rd Avenue on Tuesday. They say a big road project there has scared away their customers. They want a financial bailout, but the city says no.
Bill Radke speaks with KUOW law and politics reporter Amy Radil about what the city found after an examination of the homeless encampment known as the Jungle. The encampment is now infamous for a fatal drug related shooting last month.
Bill Radke talks with Dr. Jack McClellan about the challenges of diagnosing and treating psychotic disorders in children. McClellan is medical director of the Child Study and Treatment Center, Washington state's psychiatric hospital for children. He's also professor of psychiatry at the University of Washington.