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February 11, 2015 at 7:08 AM

Is that a giant rat in the wall? No, just a burglar

The Associated Press A burglary suspect who cut through a Pioneer Square apartment building’s drywall in an attempt to escape became trapped in an air duct and had to be rescued by firefighters. KIRO reports a resident of the apartment building caught the man Tuesday night stealing quarters from a soda machine in the laundry room of…


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November 19, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Man punches, gropes woman in Pioneer Square attack

Police arrested a man after he groped and punched a woman in Pioneer Square Tuesday night. The victim was walking on Third Avenue just after 5 p.m. when she noticed a shirtless man approaching her near Yesler Way, according to police. The man walked up behind the woman, stuck his hand inside her pants and repeatedly punched her in…


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October 17, 2014 at 7:01 AM

Homeless man pleads not guilty to fatal shooting in Pioneer Square

A homeless man from Texas pleaded not guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man on Sept. 24 in Pioneer Square, according to the King County Prosecutor’s Office Kenneth Bernard Jones Jr., 19, was arrested six days after the killing by Federal Way police after he was identified by witnesses and tipsters, according…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, Pioneer Square, Seattle Police Department

September 29, 2014 at 4:37 PM

New parking meters, time-of-day rates on the way

The Seattle City Council on Monday signed off on money to start replacing or refurbishing all 2,200 of the city’s parking pay stations, a project that will allow the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to begin setting rates that change based on time of day. Seattle’s new parking meters will look like this. Photo courtesy of SDOT. The…


Comments | More in General news, Government, Traffic & Transit | Topics: parking, Pioneer Square, Seattle Department of Transporation

April 26, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Man stabbed in Pioneer Square

A 22-year-old man is recovering after being stabbed in the abdomen Friday night in Pioneer Square. Seattle police say the man was walking with a group of people he did not know in the 200 block of First Avenue South around 11 p.m., when one of the men in the group turned and stabbed him twice…


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April 8, 2014 at 3:31 PM

A noise wall for work on tunnel machine Bertha

Workers at the Highway 99 tunnel site are building a plywood noise wall this week, so Seattle Tunnel Partners can get permission from the city to work at night. STP will dig an 83-foot diameter, 120-foot deep circular pit to perform front-end repairs on the drill called Bertha, which has advanced only four feet since Dec….


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March 17, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Woman accused of attacking homeless man released from jail

UPDATE, 6:28 p.m. | Mia Jarvinen was released from jail shortly before 8 this evening after posting a $20,000 bond, according to King County Jail records. ORIGINAL POST | A judge Monday set bail at $20,000 for the woman who is accused, along with two off-duty Seattle firefighters, of the attack on a…


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March 15, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Two off-duty firefighters accused in attack on homeless man

Update |10:20 p.m.: An off-duty firefighter was stabbed when he and two companions started a fight Saturday night with a homeless man in Pioneer Square, according to information from Seattle police and fire officials. The firefighter was with another off-duty firefighter and a woman when they came across the homeless man sleeping on a memorial near First Avenue South…


Comments | Topics: fight, Pioneer Square, Seattle Police

February 3, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Woman who died after Jan. 27 Pioneer Square shooting is ID’d

The woman who died from her injuries after a shooting in Pioneer Square Jan. 27 has been identified as Cassandra Hampton, 26, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Hampton was one of five people shot after a fight broke out outside a nightclub at Second Avenue Extension South and South Main Street, according to…


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February 3, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Arrests, two shootings in post Super Bowl celebrations

Seahawks fans in Pioneer Square celebrated their team’s Super Bowl XLVIII victory against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. (Photo by Marcus Yam / The Seattle Times) The cheers, tears and joyful hugs to mark the Seahawks first-ever Super Bowl victory turned violent late last night and early this morning. Two men were shot and wounded near the…


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