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August 11, 2014 at 7:58 PM

SPD: Man arrested after hitting victim with baseball bat

Officers arrested a man who allegedly yelled gay slurs at two men who were holding hands and then hit one of them with a baseball bat Sunday on Capitol Hill, according to the Seattle Police Department. Two men were walking toward their car on East Pine Street near Broadway around 11 p.m. Sunday when the occupants…

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July 28, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Gun-wielding robber hits Capitol Hill bank

Seattle police are looking for this man after he robbed a Capitol Hill bank this morning. The man walked into the Homestreet Bank in the 700 block of Broadway East, whipped out a handgun and demanded money, police said. The man fled before police could arrive, ditching the jacket he was wearing. The man appears to be in his 20s…

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July 15, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Man arrested after drive-by shooting on First Hill

Seattle police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a drive-by shooting on First Hill early this morning. Police said the 2 a.m. shooting stemmed from some sort of disagreement between the suspect and intended victim, although details weren’t immediately clear. The disagreement may have resulted after one of the men insulted the other man’s…

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June 24, 2014 at 2:26 PM

Fire damages historic Capitol Hill home

Update 3:51 p.m.: A fire that damaged a historic home housing a commune was sparked by machinery used by a crew who were working on the gutters, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The afternoon fire caused about $1 million worth of structural damage and about $250,000 worth of damage to items inside the home, fire spokesman…

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June 19, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Honolulu man hospitalized after being stabbed on Capitol Hill

Update at 12:09 p.m.: The stabbing victim was treated at harborview and released, a hospital spokeswoman said. Original post: A 60-year-old Honolulu man was hospitalized early this morning after police say he was stabbed on Capitol Hill. According to a Seattle police report: the man was walking in the 900 block of East Pike Street when he was…

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May 29, 2014 at 9:10 AM

Kitchen fire put out at Capitol Hill apartment

Seattle Fire Department medics are evaluating the condition of one patient after a fire broke out at an apartment on Capitol Hill this morning. The fire was in the kitchen of a second floor apartment in the 400 block of Bellevue Avenue East, according to the fire department. The fire was put out within a short time…

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April 11, 2014 at 12:10 PM

2 separate bank robberies; 1 suspect caught

Seattle police said one person is in custody following a bank robbery that occurred in the 400 block of Broadway at around 11:15 this morning. They are still, however, searching for the suspect in a another, earlier bank robbery in the 4100 block of University Way Northeast shortly after 9 a.m., police said. The suspect who remains at…

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March 25, 2014 at 9:45 PM

Power restored after outage in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood

UPDATE, 10:10 p.m. | Power has been restored to the area, according to Seattle City Light. ORIGINAL POST | A power outage in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood is affecting an estimated 150 customers, according to Seattle City Light. The area affected is mostly between East Thomas and East Harrison streets and Bellevue Avenue East and…

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March 3, 2014 at 5:28 PM

City Light: Equipment failure, not balloons, caused outages

Thousands of residents in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood were without power Monday morning, and again in the afternoon because of equipment failure, according to Seattle City Light. Seattle City Light reported 7,325 residents were without power about 2 a.m. in the area bordered by East Mercer Street, Interstate 5, East Pine Street and 22nd Avenue East. Power…

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March 3, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Power outage hits Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood overnight

A power outage in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood overnight left more that 7,000 customers in the dark, according to Seattle City Light. Mylar balloons tying up power lines were the cause of the outage, KIRO TV reported. Most of the power was restored by this morning, but City Light reports that there were still about 200 customers…

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