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August 11, 2014 at 8:24 AM

Green Lake drowning victims identified

UPDATED  2:47 P.M. The young men who died after being pulled from Seattle’s Green Lake late Thursday have been identified as Abeney Getachew, 23, of Snohomish County, and Euel Desta, 21, of Shoreline, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s office. They were in a group of six people who were playing soccer in the park, then decided to…


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August 8, 2014 at 10:49 PM

2 men pulled from Green Lake have died

The two young men who were pulled unconscious from Seattle’s Green Lake Thursday night died Friday, according to Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Leila Gray. One of the men died when he was brought into the emergency room and the other died later in the day, Gray said. The men were in critical condition after being pulled unresponsive from the lake, according to Seattle Fire Department…


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August 7, 2014 at 9:56 PM

1 man drowned Thursday night in Green Lake, 2nd man critical

UPDATE 5:50 a.m. Friday: One young man has died and a second remains in critical condition after divers found them unconscious Thursday night in Green Lake in Seattle. KIRO reports  fire department rescuers took them to Harborview Medical Center. One had reportedly been underwater for 30 minutes and the other 45. ORIGINAL POST: Two young men were…


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April 8, 2014 at 8:37 PM

1,000 containers of hazardous chemicals at Green Lake house

Clean-up crews removed some of an estimated 1,000 containers of hazardous chemicals from a house in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood today, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. After finding a large number of containers in the house, located near 65th Street and Fifth Avenue Northeast, officials determined they would pose “a substantial threat to public…


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March 30, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Sunday Memo: Thunder & lightning … Kurt Cobain … Sounders lose

Thunder and lightning: A lightning strike during yesterday’s thunderstorm punched a hole in the chapel at Bethany Community Church in the Green Lake neighborhood. Three people were inside but none were injured.  The strike didn’t cause a fire, thank goodness. Speaking of weather, all that rain yesterday helped make March the…


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October 17, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Man stabs restaurant employee after being denied free pizza

A man threw a temper tantrum and stabbed an employee at a pizza restaurant near Green Lake Wednesday evening when he was denied a free pizza, a police report said. The man walked into the restaurant, near the 7600 block of Aurora Avenue North, around 6:15  p.m. and told employees he would “scatter trash throughout the restaurant…


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July 11, 2013 at 2:14 PM

Cops: Man took pizza, balloons from kid’s party

Seattle police say they arrested a man at Green Lake about 6 p.m. Wednesday after he reportedly crashed an 8-year-old’s party and made off with pizza and balloon animals. Parents told police the 28-year-old suspect had sat down at a table in the park with several children, and ate several pieces of their pizza. Parents asked…


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February 11, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Woman reports fourth attack in North Seattle since Friday

This afternoon, a woman told police she’d been assaulted early Sunday morning in North Seattle, the fourth such attack in the area since Friday. The woman told police she had noticed a man watching her as she left a bar called Leny’s Place on the 2200 block of North 56th Street at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday,…


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February 11, 2013 at 8:56 AM

Woman attacked while running around Green Lake this morning

A woman who was running around the outside loop at Seattle’s Green Lake was attacked this morning, according to Seattle police. The woman said a man grabbed her while she was near East Green Lake Drive North and Wallingford Avenue around 6:30 a.m. She told officers the man tried to pull her under some bushes. “The woman…


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