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July 24, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Sound Transit chooses old BNSF site for Bellevue maintenance yard

The Sound Transit Board today selected the site of the old BNSF rail yard in Bellevue — next to the planned Spring District development — as the preferred location for a new light-rail maintenance yard. A final decision is expected in late 2015, after environmental reviews of the site. Many in Bellevue have complained that placing a…

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Comments | Topics: Bellevue, light rail, Sound Transit

July 19, 2014 at 12:10 PM

First day of I-90 closures: so far, not so bad

As minutes tick away before the Sounders take on the Tottenham Hotspurs in a friendly match at CenturyLink Field at 1 p.m., the Interstate 90 lane closure will have its first real test. So far this morning the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) says drivers have used alternate routes, and backups have not been…

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July 19, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Teenager stabbed in Redmond

Update 2 p.m.: Redmond police say the teenage girl stabbed last night in Redmond is in stable condition at Harboview Medical Center. Original: A 17-year-old girl was stabbed in the chest Friday night during a reported fight in Redmond, police said. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center, with injuries Redmond police said were life threatening. Police responded to reports of…

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July 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Officer shoots man at scene of suspected Mount Baker burglary

A Seattle police officer shot a 20-year-old man at the scene of a reported burglary early today after police say the man jumped from the roof and began fighting with the officer. The police responded to a burglary call in the 4000 block of 39th Avenue South, in the Mount Baker neighborhood, about 1:30 a.m. Neighbors…

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Comments | Topics: Officer-involved shooting, Seattle Police, shooting

July 12, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Finding cool spots amid the heat wave

With temperatures expected to hit the 90s over the next few days, the city of Seattle and King County are offering locations for people to cool down, including libraries, community centers and senior centers. Because many homes in the region do not have air conditioning, King County officials say there is a significantly greater risk of heat-related…

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Comments | Topics: heat, safety, tips

July 12, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Power restored in International District

Update 3:47 p.m.: The power is now fully restored to all customers in the area. Update 3:05 p.m.: All but about 177 customers have their power back, but Seattle City Light says it is taking longer than expected to get everyone back due to a “very hard-to-access area” where the damage is located. Crews are on scene and working…

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July 12, 2014 at 9:48 AM

Man shot outside South Lake Union bar

A man was shot twice early Saturday morning outside a Seattle bar in the 700 block of Westlake Avenue North. According to police, the shooting was reported after a fight outside the same bar around 2 a.m. Witnesses were not sure where the gunshots came from, but some described a car of people leaving the area, police said. Later…

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June 28, 2014 at 11:36 AM

2 men stabbed at Lynnwood bar

Two men were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after an early-morning stabbing at a Lynnwood bar About 1 a.m. police were sent to the 5800 block of 198th Street Southwest and discovered that two men in their 20s had been stabbed after an argument. The suspect, a man in his 20s, along with at least three…

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