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December 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Man hospitalized after car strikes Georgetown building

A 50-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition after his car apparently struck a building in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said medics pulled the man from a car that overturned after hitting a building at 5510 E Marginal Way S. The building was damaged in the 11:45 a.m. crash, but…

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May 15, 2013 at 4:36 PM

Pedestrian killed in Seattle’s Georgetown is identified

The 69-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a pickup in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood Tuesday was identified today as Surinderpaul Basra. Basra, an employee at the Essential Baking Company cafe in Georgetown, was crossing First Avenue South around 3 p.m. yesterday when a Chevrolet pickup turning left from South Findlay Street struck her. Medics took…

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May 14, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Pedestrian struck, fatally injured by vehicle in Seattle’s Georgetown

UPDATE, 7:20 p.m. | Police determined that the driver was not driving under the influence and released him pending further investigation. EARLIER POST | Police say a 69-year-old woman was fatally injured when a Chevrolet pickup struck her in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood this afternoon. Medics responding to the accident at  the intersection of First Avenue South…

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February 15, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Crime-plagued motel in Seattle’s Georgetown declared ‘chronic nuisance property’

The Airlane motel in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood — a place police say is a notorious magnet for robbery, rape and domestic violence — has been declared a “chronic nuisance property.” According to the Seattle Police Department, that means the motel’s owner will have to address the business’ problems or else face fines of up…

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April 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM

2 men arrested after brawl

Two men were arrested early Sunday morning after a confrontation outside a Georgetown bar escalated into a brawl involving nearly three dozen people, Seattle police said. A 17-year-old man who was beaten with a hammer and a tire iron was taken to Harborview Medical Center with unknown injuries, police said. Three women also were assaulted in…

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April 11, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Remains found at 2 Seattle sites from same man

Seattle police on Wednesday said that human remains found in two locations at different times last year are those of the same man. The victim was identified as Donald S. Meyer, 53, who disappeared in June 2011. Blood stains were found in his Ballard apartment, Seattle police spokesman Sean Whitcomb told KING5 on Wednesday. In July, an…

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December 14, 2011 at 9:07 AM

Man arrested in connection with home invasion robbery this morning

Seattle police have arrested a man in connection with a home invasion robbery in the Georgetown neighborhood early this morning. According to police, a man was asleep in his apartment in the 6600 Block of Corson Avenue South around 1:30 a.m. when he was awakened by a person demanding money. The suspect implied that he had…

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