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November 25, 2014 at 6:57 PM

Woman hurt in bus-car collision in Lower Queen Anne

A woman was injured when a car and bus collided in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood Tuesday evening. The crash occurred at Elliott Avenue West and West Harrison Street, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The 60-year-old woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition. Drivers should expect delays in the area, the Seattle Department of…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Fire Department

November 24, 2014 at 6:31 PM

Seattle protesters block I-5; police use pepper spray

Update at 12:46 a.m: Group is on the move again, heading north on Fifth Avenue. Update at 12:40 a.m.: Protesters have left the old federal building and are standing in the middle of Fifth Avenue singing “We Shall Overcome.” Number has dwindled to about 50. Update at 12:30 a.m.: Protesters gathered outside the old federal building…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Ferguson, grand jury, Officer-involved shooting

November 21, 2014 at 6:12 PM

1 dead, 1 injured in collision in Burien

One person died after a two-car collision in Burien Friday evening, officials said. The collision was reported in the 15300 block of Ambaum Boulevard Southwest, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another taken to a hospital. The road will be closed for at least a few hours…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Burien, King County Sheriff's Office

November 21, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Thursday accident proves fatal for Delridge pedestrian

A man struck by a van Thursday in Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood did not survive, police say. The 52-year-old pedestrian was crossing Southwest Brandon Street at Delridge Way Southwest shortly after 4 p.m. when he was hit, according to the Seattle Police Department. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The man…

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

November 20, 2014 at 8:51 PM

Heavy mountain snow expected; I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass reopens

Update at 8:20 p.m.: Eastbound Interstate 90 near Snoqulamie Pass has reopened. The transportation department estimates the roadway will close and reopen throughout the night. Update at 7:32 p.m.: Eastbound Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass has closed because of heavy snow and disabled vehicles blocking the roadway. Update at 6:15 p.m.: Both directions of Interstate 90 near…

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Comments | More in Weather Beat | Topics: mountain passes, National Weather Service, snow

November 20, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Missing girl, 11, found safe in Renton

Update at 10:42 p.m.: Mylaejah House has been found safe in Renton, the Seattle Police Department said. Original post: An 11-year-old Seattle girl is missing, police said Thursday evening. Mylaejah House is 4-foot-11, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans and carrying a pink backpack, according to the Seattle Police Department. She may be in South Seattle. Anyone who sees…

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November 20, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Man struck by car in West Seattle intersection

Update at 6:42 p.m.: Delridge Way Southwest is now open following the collision investigation, police said. Metro bus 120 has resumed its normal schedule. Original post: A pedestrian was critically injured after he was hit by a car at an intersection in Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, was struck at Delridge…

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

November 19, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Seattle City Councilwoman Sawant arrested at wage protest

Update at 10:10 p.m.: A Working Washington spokesman said the organization expects the four people arrested for investigation of disorderly conduct during a wage protest to be released Wednesday night. Someone apparently posted bail for Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, spokesman Sage Wilson said. Original post: Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant was arrested after she failed to disperse…

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Comments | More in Business/Technology, General news, The Blotter | Topics: $15 minimum wage

November 18, 2014 at 9:49 PM

2 N. Seattle meetings with SPD focus on property-crime response

During two community meetings on Tuesday, North Seattle residents stressed the need for police to address increasing property crime and what they say is a lack of police response. More than 100 people attended the Whittier Heights Involved Neighbors and the later Broadview Community Council meetings, which involved representatives from the Seattle Police Department, the Seattle City Council…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: North Seattle, property crime, Seattle Police Department

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