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February 7, 2015 at 6:59 PM

‘Walking While Black’ protesters carry golf clubs to spotlight arrest

About 150 people slogged through the rain Saturday afternoon during a rally to support a retired King County Metro driver who was arrested on Capitol Hill last summer while out for his daily walk. In honor of William Wingate and in protest of his arrest, “Walking While Black” marchers carried a variety of golf clubs. In July, Wingate, was…

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January 31, 2015 at 11:38 AM

Police arrest man with gun after Belltown disturbance

After two shootings in Belltown last week, the Seattle Police Department says it prevented a probable shooting Saturday night with quick action by patrol officers. After bar closing early Saturday morning, officers monitoring the area noticed a disturbance near the 2200 block of First Avenue and people running away. Someone told officers a man had a…

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January 24, 2015 at 1:15 PM

Woman arrested after drive-by shooting in Belltown

A 20-year-old woman was arrested early Saturday in connection with a drive-by shooting in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. Officers were in the area when they heard shots fired around 1 a.m. near First Avenue and Blanchard Street. A woman reported that a bullet came through her apartment window and witnesses reported seeing a white Camaro fleeing the area,…

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January 17, 2015 at 10:40 AM

Man stabbed during bar fight in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood

A man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man during a bar fight Friday in Seattle’s Interbay neighborhood. Police say the man they arrested had been harassing a woman at a bar in the 3400 block of Gilman Avenue West at 10:30 p.m., when the other man stepped in to intervene and was stabbed. When the suspect tried to…

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January 3, 2015 at 2:48 PM

8 people displaced after fire in Kirkland

About eight people have been displaced after a blaze burned through a second-story unit of a Kirkland apartment building. Kirkland Fire Department Battalion Chief Kenneth Henderson said Kirkland and Bothell firefighters responded to a call at the 11600 block of 91st Avenue Northeast at 11:15 a.m. Saturday. They encountered heavy smoke and flames coming from the…

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January 3, 2015 at 1:20 PM

All burn bans lifted for Western Washington

The burn bans in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, including Darrington, have been lifted following heightened concern of rising air pollution levels Thursday. With the help of rain and wind, air pollution levels everywhere dropped to “good” and “lower moderate” Friday night, according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. The levels had dropped Friday to Stage…

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December 27, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Pro-police demonstrators rally in downtown Seattle

About 20 people rallied in downtown Seattle on Saturday to show their appreciation and support for police officers and all public servants who put on a uniform to protect and serve. “I wanted to show positive support for our police and all officers in our community,” said rally organizer Rebecca Cleveland-Diel. “I wanted to celebrate that…

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