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January 31, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Driver suffers life-threatening injuries after rollover crash in Capitol Hill

A man had to be extricated from a truck after the vehicle overturned at 14th Avenue and East John Street around 5 p.m. Friday. Emergency officials performed CPR on the driver at the scene, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The driver, a man in his 50s, was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening…


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November 28, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Stolen car crashes, injuring five; 12-year-old in critical condition

A 25-year-old man is accused of stealing a car and crashing it broadside into another vehicle around 5:40 p.m. today in South Seattle, critically injuring a 12-year-old girl and sending her, two other children and a 31-year-old man to the hospital. The owner of the stolen car had left his his vehicle running to warm it up near Rainier…


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November 27, 2013 at 2:41 PM

Ready to hang Christmas lights? Try the Space Needle at 600 feet

It’s not the holiday season in Seattle until the Space Needle tree lights up. Made up of 1,200 lights and perched 560 feet above the ground (600 at the top), the tree will illuminate the skyline through New Year’s, according to the Space Needle website. This video from Manuel Valdes of The Associated Press  features…


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November 12, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Man accused of stabbing 3 on anniversary of similar attack

The man who allegedly stabbed three men in Seattle’s City Hall Park Monday night assaulted a man in a wheelchair exactly a year ago in an attack that started the same way. Witnesses of both Nov. 11 attacks said Adan Yusuf, 35, was argumentative and asking for cigarettes before he began his assaults, according to police…


0 Comments | Topics: City Hall Park, International District, Seattle

November 6, 2013 at 3:27 PM

Seattle man guilty of shooting 3 people outside nightclub

A King County juror has found a 24-year-old Seattle man guilty of shooting three people outside a South Lake Union nightclub in January 2012. Jurors had been deliberating since Tuesday afternoon before finding Kevin Hubbard guilty of three counts of attempted first-degree murder. Each count carries a firearms enhancement that will lengthen his sentence. No sentencing date has…


0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: attempted murder, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Seattle

November 5, 2013 at 1:24 PM

UPDATE: 2 injured in North Seattle house fire

UPDATE AT 4:52 P.M.: Seattle fire says the cause of the fire was improperly discarded smoking materials. Fire is being labeled an accident. Damge estimated at $150,000. ORIGINAL POST: Seattle Fire Department medics were able to revive an elderly woman who was critically injured in a house fire in North Seattle this afternoon, said department spokesman Kyle Moore. The…


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October 24, 2013 at 5:46 PM

Immigration rally planned Friday for downtown Seattle

Janitors who work inside the Bank of America building on Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle are expected to join dozens of other immigrants and advocates Friday in a rally outside the bank building. They are hoping to pressure Bank of America and other large corporations, which they say are major contributors to key Republicans in Congress,…


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October 21, 2013 at 10:03 PM

Fire at South Park auto shop causes $30,000 damage

Oily rags that caught fire caused roughly $30,000 damage at an auto shop in South Park Monday night, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The department said in a news release that the fire was accidental. Twenty firefighting teams, including an air-response team, were called to the building, in the 7200 block of Second Avenue South, after the first…


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October 21, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Tuesday march against police brutality could clog Seattle streets

A march during Tuesday’s National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality is expected to clog some Seattle streets. More than 100 participants are expected for for an hour-long rally that begins 5:30 p.m. at Seattle Central Community College. At 6:30 p.m., the protesters will march from the college and head south on Broadway to East Pike Street. The march will then…


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