More than 30 suspected drug dealers and gang members were arrested this week following a months-long undercover operation run by Seattle police and the King County Sheriff’s Office in the area around Westlake Mall, according to law enforcement officials. Seattle police said the investigation, dubbed “Operation Happy Holidays,” was initiated after receiving numerous reports of drug-dealing and…More
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Seattle Fire Department medics took a 6-year-old girl to Seattle Children’s Hospital after she nearly drowned in the deep end of a swimming pool located at 2000 Westlake Ave. this morning. The girl was reported in stable condition. According to the Fire Department, firefighters and paramedics were called about 9:30 a.m. when the girl was out of the…More
A boat fire Wednesday night at a Lake Union marina was caused by an electrical or mechanical failure in the engine compartment, Seattle fire officials said. No one was injured. At 7:13 p.m., 911 calls reported smoke pouring from a boat under a covered moorage in the 2400 block of Westlake Avenue North. Crews found heavy black…More
Monique Hendrix says Trayvon Martin could have been her child. After George Zimmerman’s acquittal on Saturday evening, she decided to go and protest. Hendrix and her daughter, Ava, 5, went to the Dollar Store to get posters then walked to Westlake Center, where a group of about 50 people gathered shortly after the verdict was announced….More