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December 3, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant charged with disorderly conduct

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and three other people arrested while taking part in a protest last month outside Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac were charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct, SeaTac city attorney Mary Mirante Bartolo said. The protesters arrested Nov. 19 were calling for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport workers to be paid at least $15 an hour. They were taken into…


Comments | Topics: minimum wage, SeaTac, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant

November 20, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Sawant spends five hours in jail and continues $15 wage push

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant said Thursday that even though she spent five hours in jail the previous night, after a protest outside Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, her push to raise the minimum wage for airport workers to $15 will continue. Speaking from her office, Sawant said “last night’s action was really inspiring for everybody.” “We have to keep up the…


Comments | More in Politics | Topics: $15 minimum wage, Alaska Airlines, Kshama Sawant

August 25, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Odor forces evacuation of SeaTac hotel; sends some to hospital

More than a dozen people were taken to hospitals after they reported respiratory problems caused by a chemical odor in a SeaTac hotel Monday afternoon. Employees and guests reported a chemical smell on the fourth floor of the six-story Coast Gateway Hotel in the 18400 block of International Boulevard shortly after noon Monday, according to the…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Kent Fire Department, SeaTac

July 29, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Deputy shoots suspected burglar in SeaTac

 Update at 3:04 p.m.: A deputy shot and wounded a man suspected of breaking into a SeaTac home while a woman and her young daughter were inside, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The woman and the 3-year-old girl were in their home in the 4600 block of South 176th Street when the woman heard…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Burglary, King County Sheriff's Office, Officer-involved shooting

July 14, 2014 at 5:42 AM

Overnight brush fire causing large backup on Interstate 5

UPDATE 7:55 a.m. |Firefighters will likely be on the scene of the brush fire most of the morning, spraying any remaining hot spots, said Don Barberie of the Kent Fire Department, the lead agency on the fire. The fire, reported by motorists, broke out shortly before midnight and ran about 200 yards along the side of…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: brush fire, commute, SeaTac

June 30, 2014 at 10:41 AM

Detectives seek missing wallet of 100-year-old SeaTac homicide victim

The death of a 100-year-old SeaTac man is being investigated as a homicide, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Robert O. Benson was found dead in his home Friday, sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said. The cause of death is undetermined. Gates says Benson’s wallet was missing from the home, where he lived alone. The wallet…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, King County Sheriff's Office, SeaTac

May 5, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Sheriff’s K-9 tracks down suspects in SeaTac despite injury

A King County sheriff’s K-9 managed to track down two robbery suspects early Saturday morning in SeaTac despite suffering an injury, the sheriff’s office said. Frodo, a 2-year-old German shepherd, was deployed in the 16500 block of International Boulevard South after two suspects pulled a gun on a man, demanded money, then struck him in the head with a…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: k-9, King County Sheriff's Office, robbery

January 7, 2014 at 7:38 AM

Man shot through SeaTac apartment window this morning

An 18-year-old man was shot and injured in SeaTac this morning. The man was struck by a bullet that went through an apartment window and hit him in his abdomen while he was in bed, said King County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West. The man went to a neighbor’s apartment and asked them to dial 911. The man,…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: King County Sheriff's Office, SeaTac

December 18, 2013 at 7:53 AM

Multiple vehicle crash on Highway 509 near the airport snarls traffic

UPDATE: 9 a.m. | A section of Highway 509 near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport that was shut down this morning after a multiple car crash is back open, according to the State Patrol. ORIGINAL POST: A multiple car collision on Highway 509 in SeaTac this morning has left a woman in critical condition and a man…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: collision, Highway 509, SeaTac

November 1, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Car accident kills 1 driver in SeaTac

A vehicle accident on the border of SeaTac and Tukwila has killed one driver and sent the other driver to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened on the 13400 block of Military Road South at about 8:30 p.m. The King County’s Sheriff’s Office has not released…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: car accident, car crash, SeaTac

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