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August 26, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Video: Workers finishing up 4-day project on Aurora

Workers on Aurora Avenue North are on pace to finish their overpass-removal job and reopen the highway on schedule, at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning — bringing an end to a disruptive four-day closure. The state Department of Transportation has posted a time-lapse video that shows machines crunching the Aurora overpass above defunct Broad Street. One highlight…

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September 9, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Seattle DOT fixes $5,000 bus-lane mistake

The Seattle Department of Transportation says it painted “Bus Only” markings in the wrong place on a stretch of Aurora Avenue North in preparation for the RapidRide E line to launch in February. The department acknowledged the mistake last week and said it would cost $5,000 to remove several markings, in the northbound right lane between North…

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August 4, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Jeep driver critically injured after hitting parked truck in North Seattle

Seattle police say a man suffered critical injuries Sunday afternoon after crashing the Jeep he was driving into the rear of a parked semi truck. The man was driving southbound in the 11100 block of Aurora Avenue North at about 4:50 p.m. when he rear-ended the semi truck, which was legally parked and unoccupied, Seattle police said….

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May 17, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Man shot behind car rental shop on Aurora faces life-threatening injuries

A man in his 30s suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in the chest Thursday night in a parking lot in North Seattle. The shooting took place behind a Hertz car rental building in the 14300 block of Aurora Avenue North just before 11 p.m., Seattle police said. The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center. Officers are still searching…

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March 21, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Suspect in custody in Aurora Avenue rape

Police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman Thursday night near the 11700 block of Aurora Avenue North. They are holding Ricky Lee Lewis, 55, in King County jail, where he is under investigation for rape and kidnapping. Lewis is a level 3 registered sex offender, the most dangerous of three possible…

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October 24, 2012 at 10:04 AM

Woman arrested for driving into accident scene

A woman was arrested in North Seattle last night after police say she tried to drive through barricades and patrol cars blocking Aurora Avenue North during the investigation of an unrelated traffic accident. Police say that a man who was attempting to cross the highway in the 5900 block of Aurora Avenue North was struck by a…

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August 21, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Pedestrian hit by car on Aurora Avenue North is seriously injured

A man was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after a car hit him on Aurora Avenue North just before 6 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department blotter. The southbound Ford Mustang hit the man as he walked across Aurora near North 59th Street, the blotter said. SPD’s ongoing investigation of the…

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April 3, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Fired N. Seattle Home Depot worker held after reports he threatened former co-workers

There is not points to locate on the map A former Home Depot employee was arrested at the North Seattle store this morning after he  returned to to the store and allegedly threatened former co-workers. Officers were called to the store in the 11616 block of Aurora Avenue North at 11:15 a.m. for reports of a man…

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February 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM

Wounded Kmart manager held suspect until police arrived

The manager of a North Seattle Kmart store held a 21-year-old would-be robber on the floor until police arrived Saturday night, even after being shot in the chest with a 9-mm handgun, according to the probable-cause statement outlining the police case against the suspect. A King County District Court judge found probable cause Monday to hold…

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