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Report: Over half of Seattle homeowners couldn't afford their homes now

Home prices are increasing across the country, and average wages are not keeping up. Best Neighborhood, a neighborhood analysis and data visualization website, analyzed incomes and home prices across the country and found that as of 2019, 27 percent of homeowners would not be able to safely afford t


Serious Snow Possible On Monday In Seattle Area, Forecasts Show

SEATTLE, WA - The very snowy February in Puget Sound isn't over yet. A highly reliable forecast model is predicting a serious snow event for the region on Sunday and Monday, with up to 6 inches possible.


Mystery surrounds death of man in Seattle's CID; family fears he was murdered

Family members of a man found dead in Seattle’s Chinatown International District are demanding answers as those who knew him are remembering his life. Steven Adams, 42, was found unresponsive at 12th Avenue and South Wheeler Street on Feb. 5 around 10 p.m. and later died Feb. 11 at Harborview Medica


Seattle has a plan to keep low-income residents in their neighborhoods

Seattle’s Chinatown-International District is primed for gentrification and the displacement of existing residents that often comes with it. The neighborhood sits just south of downtown, has excellent transit and lots of restaurants and stores within walking distance — all major selling points for t


Investigation underway after fatal crash involving car, pedestrian in Seattle

Seattle police are at the scene of a fatal collision involving a car and a pedestrian Friday night in the Maple Leaf neighborhood. The incident happened at Lake City Way Northeast and Northeast 85th Street after 7 p.m.


Washington state may sue as Trump administration moves to strip money from Planned Parenthood

SEATTLE - The Trump administration is moving to defund Planned Parenthood, which could affect family planning services for upward of 80,000 people in Washington state. “Our deep-seated belief is that all life is precious from conception all the way to natural death and women deserve the very best of


Timeline: Minor snow accumulation above 500 feet Saturday

SEATTLE — Winter's grip on Puget Sound may not be loosening quite yet. Another round of cool showery air will settle in Friday and over the weekend. It's not as snowy and not as cold as earlier this month but still annoying.


Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on Lake City Way in North Seattle

Seattle police are investigating a fatal car-pedestrian collision in Maple Leaf that occurred Friday night, according to a tweet from the Seattle Police Department. The collision occurred at Lake City Way Northeast and Northeast 85th Street before 8 p.m., according to police. The pedestrian died fro


Sex offender arrested in 2006 rape of Seattle 12-Year Old

On one of the busiest nights of the year in Downtown Seattle --- the night of the annual Torchlight Parade in 2006 -- a 12-year old girl was allegedly raped by an unknown man recently identified as Robert Joe Childs.


Police: Man stabs grocery store employee with scissors

Police arrested a man suspected of stabbing a grocery store employee with a pair of scissors earlier this month in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood. On Feb. 9, officers responded to a report of a stabbing at the QFC at 2707 Rainier Avenue South.


What happens when a top Seattle chef opens two places in the Amazon Spheres? A look at Deep Dive and Willmott’s Ghost

What happens when one of Seattle’s very best chefs gets lodged in Jeff Bezos’ Amazon Spheres?. The Amazon magnate’s monumental project landed in the city’s center as part of the company’s $4 billion campus at the beginning of 2018. The two big, space-age glass balls, filled with vegetation and peopl


Grieving parents say Washington’s wrongful-death law is unfair. They want changes

Olympia — Today, joggers, cyclists and people walking their dogs enjoy the wider highway overpass above Angeline Road in Bonney Lake, Rhonda Ellis said. “But if you go down below, you will see three people — my people — are no longer; only a reminder of that fatal day,” said Ellis, who lives in Anac


Where to find Seattle's snazziest Oscar viewing parties

It's almost time to see who is going to be taking home the gold during the 91st Academy Awards, and this year definitely has a tough decision on its hands. There are some star-studded, heavy-hitting options circulating around, and there's no better way to release all this tension than with an Oscar


Insult to injury: We’re more on the hook to pay for Trump’s wall than most border states

It may have seemed that the wall fight was a distant battle, about a project on the southern border a thousand miles from Seattle and Washington state. But it turns out we rank in the top 10 for a dubious list: Being on the hook to pay for it.


Father of man fatally shot by Seattle police officer sues

SEATTLE (AP) — The father of a man who was shot to death by a Seattle police officer has filed a federal lawsuit, alleging "what appears to be the unnecessary execution" of his son.


Teen Shot While Driving On 1st Ave South Bridge In Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - An 18-year-old was shot and injured early Friday morning near Georgetown. The teen was driving across the 1st Avenue South Bridge over the Duwamish River when he was hit, according to police.


Driver shot crossing First Avenue South Bridge in South Seattle

SEATTLE - Seattle police say gang unit detectives are investigating after a driver was shot in the leg while crossing the First Avenue South Bridge in South Seattle early Friday.


Help ID wild-eyed robber who sends customers fleeing in fear, fails at breaking jewelry case

WANTED IN SEATTLE — Take a good look at this wild-eyed armed robber. He got away with a duffel bag full of cash, but when he got greedy and tried to smash the glass on a jewelry case — he earned a spot as our front-runner for the biggest fail of the year, so far.


Seattle’s freezing February set to continue through weekend

The worst of Seattle’s snow-related woes for the winter are largely behind us, but that doesn’t mean that we’re entirely out of the woods yet in terms of frigid weather. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Cascades, beginning at 12 p.m. Friday and running throug


‘Shark Tank’ star Robert Herjavec owes a debt of gratitude to a homeless shelter in Seattle

One rainy night in 2014, a homeless man, an outreach worker and a multimillionaire sat on a patch of grass beside a church in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The homeless man told his story, of losing his way and losing everything. How did he end up here?