A 21-year-old man was arrested by Seattle police early this morning after officers say he was part of a group that pistol-whipped and robbed a cab driver near Yesler Terrace. Police are searching for additional suspects in the attack, said department spokesman Mark Jamieson. The man arrested was booked into the King County Jail for investigation of…More
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The Seattle City Council approved today an agreement that clears the way for the Seattle Housing Authority to dramatically rebuild Yesler Terrace, which opened in 1941 as the city’s first public housing project. The council agreement allows high-rise buildings up to 300 feet tall at Yesler Terrace, just south of Harborview Medical Center on First Hill….More
The Associated Press Police say one person has been shot in a street fight involving more than 50 people in Seattle. Officers responded to reports of the brawl about 4 a.m. Monday in the Yesler Terrace area at 12th and Main. The wounded man was taken to a hospital by a friend.More
A Seattle Housing Authority Commissioner resigned Tuesday night over redevelopment plans for Yesler Terrace. Yusuf Cabdi said plans to sell parts of Yesler Terrace to private developers to fund more low-income housing are risky and don’t provide enough protection for current residents. “They’re not paying attention to the needs of tenants,” Cabdi said by phone today….More