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April 9, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Deputy arrested New Year’s Eve had prescription drugs in system, police say

An on-duty King County sheriff’s deputy who was arrested in Newcastle on New Year’s Eve after he was found asleep in his patrol car had prescription drugs in his system, according to the Bellevue Police Department. The case against the deputy, who was arrested on investigation of physical control of a motor vehicle, the legal…


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January 1, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Police arrest armed felon at Space Needle fireworks show

Seattle police arrested a felon who was watching the New Year’s Eve fireworks show at Seattle’s Space Needle with a loaded handgun in his waistband. A citizen in the crowd of revelers gathered outside the Seattle landmark near Fourth Avenue North and Denny Way reported the man to an officer shortly before midnight. The officer watched the man from a distance while calling…


Comments | Topics: New Year's Eve, Seattle Police, Space Needle

January 1, 2014 at 10:13 AM

Fire set in crowded Capitol Hill bar

UPDATE 2 p.m. Jan. 2:  Early reports from Seattle police, that the sprinklers at Neighbours were set off by someone pulling a fire alarm, are not correct, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore.   Moore said the fire alarm got patrons’ attention and led to the safe evacuation, but that the sprinklers would have had to have…


Comments | Topics: Broadway, Capitol Hill, fire

December 31, 2011 at 10:06 AM

Morning Memo/Saturday: New Year's Eve celebrations …boats afire … high tides

Weather:  The last day of 2011 will be at least partly sunny. Unfortunately, the forecast for New Year’s Day calls for at least a 40 percent chance of rain and more of the same through the week. The details. Traffic: The map and the cams. Be careful on those roads after midnight. New Year’s Eve: Speaking of…


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