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April 14, 2014 at 11:38 AM

1 injured in blast at Aurora Avenue North motel

A man was critically injured this morning when a natural-gas explosion destroyed a room at a motel on Aurora Avenue North, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Police and fire personnel responded to the Klose-In Motel at 9309 Aurora Ave. N., after the explosion just before 11:30 a.m., said Kyle Moore, a spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department. The victim,…


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October 18, 2013 at 11:32 PM

Maid finds drug lab in Tukwila motel

A guest was arrested at an America’s Best Value Inn in Tukwila when a maid discovered and reported a drug lab in the person’s room Friday afternoon, according to a news release. Police and HAZMAT teams evacuated the motel, in the 14800 block of Interurban Avenue South, secured the area and determined that no one had been injured…


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September 18, 2013 at 9:51 AM

Man nearly drowns in Seattle motel pool this morning

A 32-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition after nearly drowning at a Seattle Center-area motel this morning. According to Seattle police, the man and two others had been drinking when they got into the closed pool at the Holiday Inn Express around 3 a.m. Two of the men swam laps while the third…


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December 16, 2012 at 9:59 AM

One dead, three wounded outside Sumner motel

This post was  updated at 2:20 p.m.  By Staff Reporter Bob Young One man was killed and three wounded in an overnight shooting outside a Sumner motel. A group of four California construction workers, in Washington state for a local job, were smoking outside the Sumner Motor Inn at 12:30 a.m. Sunday when a car pulled up and…


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