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Report cites weak reporting on missing, killed Native women
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Numerous police departments nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls asconcernsmount over the level of violence they often face, according to a study released by a Native American nonprofit Wednesday.
Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue drivers nearly WORST in country … again
Tacoma ranked 167th overall, that’s up five spots from 172nd last year.Bellevue ranked 157th overall, that’s up from 173rd last year.And Seattle ranked 179th overall, up two spots from 181st last year.
At least two sea lions found dead in West Seattle
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries office confirmed Wednesday that two sea lions were found shot, killed and dumped in West Seattle.Several additional sea lions have also been found dead in the past several weeks, and veterinarians are in the process of confirming how they
Armed Robbers Flee Bellevue Police, Crash In Redmond
Near the scene of the robbery, a Bellevue officer saw the two suspects driving recklessly. The officer pursued the two suspects, and was later joined by other officers. The officers chased to suspects through Bellevue, Kirkland, and Redmond.
Police: Woman scammed by Washington State Fair vendors who sold package to spa that doesn't exist
“I had gotten the diamond treatment,” said Sherri Parkin, who said she purchased the spa package from a booth inside the fair’s Expo Hall. “24 treatments.”
Bellevue Man In Trouble Over Nude 'Wiggling,' Police Say
BELLEVUE, WA - A Bellevue man is facing a criminal charge after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman walking by his house. He claimed he was just "fixing the curtains," Bellevue police reported.
Number of hate crimes in Seattle double from year to year
KIRO 7 also looked at the Seattle Police Department’s bias crime tracker, which shows if the trend continues, 2018 could surpass last year’s numbers.
Seattle zoo to debut twin red panda cubs
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Massive Seattle warehouse fire intentionally set
"During the course of investigation, (Seattle Fire investigators) determined the fire was intentionally set," the department said in a statement.
Year-Round Bellevue Homeless Shelter Study Approved
BELLEVUE, WA - The Bellevue City Council has approved spending $135,000 to evaluate how to turn the men's winter shelter at Lincoln Center into a year-round operation.
Report: 4 Packers won't be making the trip to Seattle
Safety Kentrell Brice, wide receiver Randall Cobb, cornerback Kevin King and linebacker Nick Perry will stay behind to rehab, according to ESPN’sRob Demovsky.
Will Amazon's HQ2 sink Seattle's housing market?
Home prices have gone up 80 percent in Seattle since the company's growth spurt began in 2010. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times) Probably not, at least not in the next couple years: Amazon still plans to add the equivalent of an HQ2-sized office expansion in Seattle, and the new outposts it pick
Police: Grandfather fatally shoots grandson in self-defense
The Seattle Timesreportspolice were called to a Renton home Saturday night, where a 26-year-old man had reportedly assaulted his mother, said Renton police Cmdr. Dave Leibman.
Starbucks laying off 350 people, mostly at Seattle headquarters
Starbucks laid off about 350 corporate employees Tuesday, an expected wave of job cuts associated with a reorganization announced earlier this fall. The company, under pressure to accelerate sales growth and in the midst of a multiyear changeover of its top leadership, spent the fall engaging in a f
Speed Reduction Proposed For Street Near Bellevue
BELLEVUE, WA - The speed limit along a stretch of roadway between Bellevue and Issaquah in unincorporated King County could be reduced soon. King County wants to reduce speed along Southeast 60th Street from 35 to 30 MPH.The speed reduction would only affect a .6-mile stretch of Southeast 60th betwe
Armed security guard who stopped bar shooting killed by responding police officer
Jemel Roberson, 26, had already subdued the alleged assailant in the initial shooting at Manny’s Blue Room Lounge, in Robbins, when police arrived,witnesses told WGN-TV.
Amazon’s growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts
SEATTLE — As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world’s hottest online retailer.
Mariners say accusations of racism from former high-performance coach are ‘outrageous’
Dr. Lorena Martin, whomthe team hired last yearto oversee its physical and mental training, posted on social media accusing general manager Jerry Dipoto, manager Scott Servais and director of player development Andy McKay of racism toward Latinos.
Seattle council approves police contract with 8-1 vote
The council was facing growing pressure toreject the agreement, urged by representatives from more than two dozen community groups. The allianceheld a press conferencelast week, claiming the agreement undermined police accountability in the city.
Tuesday Injury Report: Four Packers left at home as team travels to Seattle
When theGreen Bay Packersland (or landed) in Seattle on Tuesday evening, they will have left four key starters at home. The team flew out for their game against theSeattle Seahawkstwo days in advance, but due to injuries — a few of which were suffered during Sunday’s 31-12 victory over theMiami Dolp