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February 18, 2015 at 8:26 PM

Seattle demonstrations held in solidarity with Pasco protesters

A crowd gathered in downtown Seattle’s Westlake Park Wednesday night for a vigil and protest dedicated to a man who was fatally shot by Pasco police last week. The shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, 35, an unarmed man shot by three police officers on Feb. 10, has already prompted protests in Pasco. The demonstration in Westlake…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Officer-involved shooting, Pasco

February 18, 2015 at 5:01 PM

2 drive-by shootings reported Tuesday night in Seattle

Drive-by shootings were reported in Seattle’s Central District and Beacon Hill neighborhoods Tuesday night, police said. Witnesses told officers they saw a dark-green Chevy Tahoe chase a light-colored SUV while passengers fired at each other near 23rd Avenue and East Union Street around 10:30 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. Officers collected numerous shell casings at…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Central District, drive-by shooting, Seattle Police Department

February 18, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Guests evacuated during small fire at downtown Seattle hotel

Update at 6:55 p.m.: Damage to the Westin is estimated at $40,000. The entire north tower was evacuated as a precaution, but guests have been allowed back inside.Update at 4:46 p.m.: Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore says the fire appeared to be under control by 4 p.m. No injuries were reported. Update at 4 p.m.: The fire was…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: downtown Seattle, Seattle Fire Department

February 17, 2015 at 8:17 PM

Seattle-ported Polar Star rescues fishing vessel near Antarctica

A Seattle-based U.S. Coast Guard cutter completed a rescue operation Sunday of a fishing vessel that was trapped in Antarctic ice for two weeks. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star rescued the Antarctic Chieftain, an Australian-flagged vessel that had damaged three of its four propeller blades in the ice 900 miles northeast of McMurdo Sound,…


Comments | More in Military | Topics: "slow speed pursuit, Antarctica

February 17, 2015 at 6:47 PM

Hazmat spill reported at suspected drug lab in North Seattle

UPDATED, Wednesday, 6 a.m. | Seattle police say they’re investigating a possible methamphetamine lab in a north Seattle residence. Detective Drew Fowler says firefighters notified police Tuesday afternoon after they were called to the site for a medical call. Firefighters suited up in protective gear and entered the residence, where they found a 30-year-old man unconscious. Fowler says…


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

February 14, 2015 at 12:04 PM

Suspect booked after 2 fatally shot, 1 injured in Everett

A man arrested Friday night in connection with a fatal shooting in Everett has been booked into jail on suspicion of two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree assault with a weapon. Two people were killed and one was injured in the shooting at a residence in the 2400 block of 75th Street Southeast, according to…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Everett, Fatal shooting, shooting

February 13, 2015 at 7:42 PM

Update: 2 killed, 1 injured in Everett shooting

Update at 11 p.m.: Police investigators have confirmed that two people were killed and one was injured in Friday night’s shooting in Everett. The injured person was taken to a hospital, the Everett Police Department said. The victims’ identities have not been released. Update at 9:50 p.m.: One man was detained in connection with a reported shooting in Everett…


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February 13, 2015 at 7:05 PM

Light-rail service resumes after car hits train

Update at 7:50 p.m.:  Light-rail service has resumed at all stations, according to Sound Transit. All lanes have reopened at Martin Luther King Way Jr. South and South Dawson Street. Update at 7:10 p.m.:  Central Link light-rail service is not operating between Mount Baker and Othello stations, according to Sound Transit. Service has resumed at all other stations with…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: light rail, Sound Transit

February 13, 2015 at 6:40 PM

Suspect arrested after Leschi shooting

Update at 8:45 p.m.: Officers arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a shooting that injured a woman at a Leschi park, according to the Seattle Police Department. Police responded to reports of gunshots at Flo Ware Park around 6 p.m. and located a woman with a gunshot wound to her thigh. Witnesses told officers that…



February 12, 2015 at 11:05 PM

Man stabbed at motel in Bitter Lake

A man was stabbed at a motel in Seattle’s Bitter Lake neighborhood Thursday evening, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Medics responded to reports of an assault with weapons at the Orion Motel, 12045 Aurora Ave. N., shortly before 9 p.m. and located a stabbing victim, the fire department said. A 52-year-old man was taken to Harborview…


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