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May 8, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Fire response blocking northbound MLK Jr. Way South

Firefighters are responding to a fire in a vacant building at 5022 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South in Columbia City, the Seattle Fire Department said. No injuries have been reported. The northbound traffic on MLK is blocked south of South Hudson Street, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation. Drivers should take an alternate route.

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April 16, 2014 at 10:38 AM

Toddler injured in fall from window in Seattle

A toddler has been taken to Harborview Medical Center after apparently falling from a third-story window near Columbia City. Seattle police and fire department¬†medics were called to the 3800 block of South Oregon Street just after 10 a.m. following reports of the fall. The injured girl is 1 1/2, Seattle police said. “When we arrived she was…

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May 14, 2012 at 11:50 AM

481 pot plants found in Seattle restaurant

Seattle police say the illegal harnessing of ¬†electrical power to support a marijuana grow operation inside a Rainier Valley restaurant led to a small fire this morning. Police narcotics detectives are investigating at My Canh restaurant, 6021 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., where 481 plants were found in the basement, said Seattle police…

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April 19, 2012 at 9:02 AM

Taxi driver robbed in Columbia City last night

There is not points to locate on the map Seattle police say a taxi driver was robbed by in the Columbia City neighborhood last night. The driver told police that he picked up three men in Skyway around 11:30 p.m. and once they reached their destination, 36th Avenue South and South Oregon Street, one man told the…

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December 17, 2011 at 10:53 AM

SEEDArts raising money to reopen Columbia City Cinema

In case you missed it in the Seattle Times movie blog, Moira McDonald reported this week that a local arts nonprofit is raising money to re-open the Columbia City Cinema, which closed last May. She wrote: The local nonprofit SEEDArts, working with a community advisory board, has developed a plan to refurbish and reopen the theater…

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