Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting and a related car crash in Southeast Seattle. Occupants of two cars started firing at each other while driving northbound on Rainier Avenue South near 56th Avenue South, police at the scene told a Seattle Times photographer. Police described the incident as a “rolling gun battle.” A passenger in…More
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Power was restored to some 7,300 Seattle City Light customers who were without it for about an hour in Southeast Seattle this morning. The cause of the outage isn’t immediately available.More
A Seattle Fire Department spokesman says an unattended propane stove being used for baking in a shed caused a fire that destroyed one south Seattle townhouse and damaged two others. No one was hurt. Spokesman Kyle Moore says the fire started Monday afternoon when flames from the propane stove ignited combustibles in the…More
Shots were fired into an unoccupied house in Southeast Seattle early this morning in an apparent gang-related incident. Seattle Police said the house in the 4800 block of South Holden Street is a “known gang hangout” and the site of two previous drive-by shootings. Someone drove by around 1 a.m. Wednesday and fired several rounds at…More
Weather: With apologies to The Beatles and George Harrison in particular: “Here comes the sun!” It’s going to be clear, sunny and in the low 70s today and we are joyous. Other forecasters say the temperature could reach 75. Although light rain is forecast for Saturday and Sunday, we are choosing to…More
Arson/bomb squad investigators are trying to determine who left an incendiary device at a Southeast Seattle bank early Friday morning. The device, which one witness described as two bottles wrapped in tape in a box with wires, failed to ignite. Seattle police are calling the incident an attempted arson. Seattle police spokesman Mark Jamieson said that someone…More