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July 21, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Traffic ‘free flowing’ on westbound I-90, despite predictions

Traffic merges into the left lanes along Interstate 90 under Interstate 405 approaching the East Channel Bridge and Mercer Island. This view looks west from 142nd Place Southeast in Bellevue. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) Update | 9:07 a.m.: Among those who set out early to try to beat the traffic was Megan Ching. She left…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: I-90, lae closures

July 18, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I-90 lane closures already bringing congestion

It didn’t take long for drivers to feel the pain of Friday night lane closures on westbound Interstate 90 in Bellevue. At about 9:30 p.m., the freeway was narrowed to just one lane at at choke point at Bellevue Way Southeast as part of a repair project on the bridge between Bellevue and Mercer Island….


Comments | Topics: I-90, lane closures

July 18, 2014 at 7:30 PM

Man accused of June double homicide arrested in New Jersey

New Jersey authorities have arrested a man suspected of the June 1 double shooting of two men in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood. Ali Muhammed Brown, 30, was taken into custody in West Orange, N.J., on Friday afternoon without incident. New Jersey’s Essex County Prosecutors Homicide Task Force and West Orange police arrested Brown on warrant charges. The…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, Seattle Police Department

July 16, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Power boat operator arrested in fatal Lake Washington crash

Seattle Police prepare to tow away a powerboat and sailboat, seen behind Police boat, after they collided about a half-mile from shore near Lake Washington Boulevard and East Jefferson Street on Wednesday evening. The incident left one person dead and two injured. (Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times) Update 11:10 a.m. The Renton man…


Comments | More in General news | Topics: accident, boating, fatality

July 16, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Police: Woman pours gasoline on Renton man, sets him on fire

Renton police are looking for a 40-year-old woman who allegedly poured gasoline on a man and set him on fire. The victim, a 52-year-old Renton man, walked into a 7-Eleven store at South 129th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way South around 8 this morning with serious but not life-threatening burns, according to Renton police. The man…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: arson, assault, Renton

July 15, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Seattle police seize firearms and ammo after shots fired in Belltown

Seattle police seized guns and marijuana after shots were fired in Belltown early Saturday. Bike patrol officers were patrolling at 2:30 a.m. when they heard gunshots in the 2300 block of First Avenue. A witness pointed to a green Chevrolet Caprice as it sped away. Officers found a dozen bullet casings from several types of guns at the scene. Although…


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