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February 7, 2015 at 5:34 PM

Seattle loses bid to put downtown school in federal building

Seattle Public Schools lost its bid Saturday to buy a vacant downtown building for a school. The former Federal Reserve Building, a 90,000-square-foot structure, at Spring Street and Second Avenue, has been vacant since 2008.  In a Tweet, school officials said, “Confirmed: the district did not win auction for former Federal Reserve Building re: downtown school.” Officials…

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January 25, 2015 at 12:56 PM

Man kneeling in street killed by vehicle in Marysville

A man kneeling in a street in Marysville was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday morning, the Marysville Police Department said in a release. The 39-year-old Marysville man was kneeling, facing away from oncoming traffic when a 54-year-old woman driving eastbound on 88th Street struck him shortly before 3 a.m. He lifted himself up…

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January 14, 2015 at 3:08 PM

Marysville-Pilchuck High School evacuated after bomb threat

Update, Thursday at 7:20 a.m. | Students will be returning to school and resuming a normal schedule, according to the Marysville School District website. Update at 6:30 p.m.: The Marysville-Pilchuck High School campus has been cleared, according to the Marysville Police Department. No devices were found. “Although this may have been an emotionally difficult afternoon for some,…

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December 26, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Woman in serious condition after Seattle house fire

An elderly woman is in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center after suffering burns and inhaling smoke during a house fire in Seattle on Friday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the fire near 39th Avenue South and South Mead Street at about 2:49 p.m., said Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman Sue Stangl. By 3:30 p.m. the fire was out. The five…

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December 26, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Woman falls from I-5 overpass near King-Pierce county line

A woman fell from the South 376th Street overpass into the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the Pierce and King county line Friday afternoon, blocking three lanes of traffic for about a half-hour. The woman was transported by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb. South King County Fire and…

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December 26, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Firefighters extinguish car fire at U. Village parking garage

Seattle firefighterrs are airing out a University Village parking garage after a car fire filled the building with smoke Friday morning. No one was injured in the fire, which was reported at 11:48 a.m., said Lt. Sue Stangl of the Seattle Fire Department. Most fire personnel were sent home after finding out the blaze was a car fire, Stangl said. Firefighters…

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December 26, 2014 at 10:35 AM

Missing autistic 17-year-old last seen in downtown Seattle

Update, Saturday 10:55 a.m.: Officers found Evan Saturday morning. Original Post: Police are asking for help in finding an autistic 17-year-old boy who was last seen in downtown Seattle at about 8 p.m. Thursday. The boy, named Evan, has run away before. “This is not his first time,” Detective Drew Fowler of the Seattle Police Department said Friday…

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December 26, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Police looking for suspects in early morning carjacking

An armed carjacking early Friday morning in the Central District ended when several suspects rammed the stolen car into a utility pole and fled on foot. Several men – at least one of them armed with a handgun  – ordered a woman out of her car at a gas station on the corner of East Cherry Street and 23rd Avenue…

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December 26, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Suspect at large in Seattle bus stabbing; victim in stable condition

A man in his 40s suspected of stabbing another man on a downtown Seattle bus Wednesday evening is still at large, police said Friday. The stabbing victim, also a man in his 40s, is in stable condition and expected to survive, said Detective Drew Fowler of the Seattle Police Department. His injuries were reported as life-threatening when…

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December 17, 2014 at 11:06 AM

Issaquah school remains closed Thursday after letter threat found

UPDATE, Thursday, 5:50 a.m. | Pacific Cascade Middle School in the Issaquah School District will remain closed on Thursday after a a threatening letter was found on Wednesday. From the district’s website: Investigations into the threat letter discovered at PCMS are continuing with law enforcement. As of this morning, no new information has come to light….

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