Seattle Mayor Ed Murray vowed this afternoon to crack down on gun violence, reform Seattle’s troubled police department and create more jobs to keep teenagers off the streets. In front of a full City Council chamber, Murray unveiled an ambitious plan to increase public safety in Seattle, committing to presenting an annual status report to the…More
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There’s been no shortage of debate over gun policy since the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. But not enough of that debate has focused on public health issues, according to University of Washington organizers of a Feb. 4 forum on gun violence. “Gun violence is a fraught topic in our society, with much of the debate framed…More
U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan announced this morning that her office will push to prosecute more defendants accused of committing gun crimes. Defendants prosecuted in federal court face longer potential sentences that those prosecuted in state courts, like King County Superior Court. “We are here today to send a clear message: if you use a gun in a…More
Weather: It’s already slightly drizzly this morning across the Seattle-area, with a 30 percent chance of showers through the evening. The rain is expected to last throughout the week. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Delays are expected on I-90 for the holiday weekend, between Cle Elum and Easton and between the town of Hyak and…More
Weather: Sunny today, with a high near 72, according to the National Weather Service. Get outside because tomorrow and Monday likely will be cooler and cloudy. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Drivers should expect delays this weekend on I-90 between Cle Elum and Easton and between Hyak and Keechelus Dam. The…More