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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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January 16, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Colorblind Yakima man says he sees colors after head knock

YAKIMA (AP) — Seventy-year-old Richard Riggs of Yakima says he has been colorblind since birth. But after hitting his head in a recent fall he says he now sees the “colors of the rainbow.” A doctor told KIMA-TV a fall could not change a genetic condition such as colorblindness, but a concussion could possibly change the way…

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January 6, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Worker who fell from Seattle building dies

A 35-year-old man who fell 50 feet off a building near Seattle Center this morning has died. The man, reportedly an iron worker, was on scaffolding at a building at 101 Taylor Ave. N. when he fell, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center though he was unconscious and had no…

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August 20, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Toddler critically injured in fall from Skyway apartment window

A 20-month-old boy fell from a second-story window onto a parked vehicle in Skyway on Tuesday night and was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. Police say the toddler’s family was home in the Cambridge Park Apartments on South 133rd Street when he fell while playing near the window and pushing out the screen…

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March 29, 2013 at 9:21 AM

Man seriously hurt in Gas Works Park fall

A 19-year-old man suffered what police are calling life-threatening injuries early today after falling from a piece of fenced-off equipment at Gas Works Park. Seattle Police say the man and a friend had scaled the fence to climb atop the structure inside the park. The victim fell about 5:20 a.m. while moving along a walkway about 30…

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January 14, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Edmonds climber dies in Grant County fall

An Edmonds man was killed in a 150-foot fall from a rock cliff in Grant County Sunday. Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison identified the victim Monday as Robert Andrew Prosser, 60. Morrison said Prosser and a companion had come to a canyon about nine miles north of Coulee City to do ice-climbing on sheer canyon walls that are…

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October 2, 2012 at 1:48 PM

WSU student from Kirkland injured in fall from Pullman apartment

The Associated Press PULLMAN — A Washington State University student from Kirkland was injured in a fall from the third-story balcony of an off-campus apartment in Pullman. Police said 22-year-old Jonathan Meyer had been drinking with a friend Friday night when he tried to drop to a second-story balcony and missed. The Lewiston Tribune reports he was…

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September 25, 2012 at 1:30 PM

Body found at base of cliff in Mount Rainier National Park

A body was found at the base of a cliff on the south side of Mount Rainier National Park yesterday, according to park officials. Rangers were investigating a vehicle that was parked for several days at Ricksecker Point, an overlook on the south side of the park. A license plate check didn’t turn up anything unsual, but…

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September 22, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Morning Memo/Saturday: First day of fall … trooper’s car rammed … Fremont Oktoberfest

Weather: It’s been a while since skies were this gray. Expect some drizzle before 11 a.m., with a chance of showers later today. Temperatures are still in the 60s, but boy, it looks like fall has arrived on time.  The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The end of summer doesn’t yet mean an end…

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April 29, 2012 at 8:33 PM

North Seattle boy falls from 3rd-story window

A 6-year-old Green Lake boy was treated for non-life-threatening injuries Sunday evening after falling from a third-story window, Seattle police said. The boy reportedly was sitting on the open window sill at his home, in the 1200 block of North 88th Street, blowing bubbles when he fell, police detective Jeff Kappel said. Both parents were home when the accident…

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