UPDATE 2 p.m. Jan. 2: Early reports from Seattle police, that the sprinklers at Neighbours were set off by someone pulling a fire alarm, are not correct, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore. Moore said the fire alarm got patrons’ attention and led to the safe evacuation, but that the sprinklers would have had to have…More
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Seattle police are looking for a man who robbed the Umpqua Bank on Broadway just after 5 p.m on Friday. The suspect walked up to a service counter and handed the teller a note indicating he had a gun and that this was a robbery, police said. The teller handed the suspect some cash and the suspect…More
Mayor Mike McGinn is expected to announce today that the planned half-mile north Broadway streetcar extension will receive $1.75 million in federal grants. When a planned $1.25 million in city funds are added, the $3 million total should be enough to fully design a potential $25 million track project. This spur would connect to the First Hill Streetcar now under…More
A Capitol Hill restaurant sustained major damage in an overnight fire. Firefighters were called to Galerias Gourmet Mexican Restaurant, 611 Broadway Ave E., at 2:56 a.m. for the blaze, said Seattle fire spokesman Kyle Moore. When fire crews arrived at the closed business they saw flames shooting from the roof, Moore said. The fire was out in about…More