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April 11, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Cars, house damaged by South Seattle gunfire

Officers discovered damage to three vehicles and a house while investigating a call Thursday evening in South Seattle. Seattle police say officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired near Beacon Avenue South and South Leo Street around 7:45 p.m. The suspect, or suspects, and the vehicle involved were gone by the time officers arrived, police…


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June 11, 2012 at 10:25 AM

UPDATE: Repairs begin on small lock damaged Sunday after being hit by boat

UPDATE: 10:25 a.m. | Work began this morning to repair portions of the small lock at the Ballard locks after a boat hit the west gate Sunday. Bill Dowell, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said that the small lock is closed while crews make inspections. ”Right now it looks like…


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April 13, 2012 at 10:30 AM

UPDATE: Pioneer Square pergola damaged, again, when semi gets a bit too close

UPDATE | 4:51 p.m.   The Seattle parks department plans to install a sturdier post to protect the historic pergula after it was damaged again Thursday by a wayward truck. Acting Parks director Dan Johnson said crews were beginning repairs on the damaged cast iron roof cornice on the southwest corner. The repairs,…


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February 24, 2012 at 11:36 AM

Gregoire asks for federal money for Jan. snowstorm

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Gov. Chris Gregoire has asked President Barack Obama to declare a federal disaster area in 11 Washington counties for damages and costs suffered during January’s snowstorm. Last month’s storm of snow, ice and freezing rain caused power outages, landslides, avalanches and fallen trees across Washington, creating $32.3 million in potential eligible damages,…


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