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Police investigating death at Seattle's 'Jungle' homeless camp
The Jungle, which references the greenbelt along I-5 south of I-90, has been a concern for decades.
Man found dead near homeless camp under I-5
A 55-year-old man was found dead at a small homeless encampment under Interstate 5 in Seattle on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. (Photo: KOMO News)
High Level Seattle Cop Sentenced to 23 Years for Repeatedly Raping His Own Children
Seattle, WA — In case after horrifying case, those in positions of power are exposed for their crimes, showing how these positions often attract society’s worse. One recent example of this is a police sergeant in Seattle being found guilty this year for the repeated rape and molestation of his own d
Former Seattle Cop Sentenced For Incest, Child Molestation
SEATTLE, WA - A former Seattle sergeant was sentenced recently for sexually abusing his daughters while they were children. Daniel Amador was sentenced to 23 years to life on Friday,according to SeattlePI.com.
Worst air quality of the year due to wildfire smoke across Puget Sound
From West Seattle, downtown melts into a gray haze. Up 73 floors inside the Columbia Center Skyview Observatory, it's like staring into a cloud.
16-year-old accidentally shoots 14-year-old while playing with gun in Burien, police say
BURIEN, Wash. — A 16-year-old accidentally shot a 14-year-old while playing with a gun at home Tuesday night in Burien, police said.
One of the best places for millennials to work is in Seattle
Slalom, a consulting company, was ranked 74 out of the top 100 best places to work by Forbes.
Teen arrested in fatal shooting near West Seattle bus stop
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The event will feature a special podcast recording with guests Sarah Studer of Impact Hub Seattle, left, and Amy Nelson of The Riveter.It’s summer in Seattle, and we’re excited to bring everyone together next week, on Thursday, Aug. 23, fora special event: a recording of our GeekWire podcast and rad
Man records plane crash: 'I had no idea what I'd just witnessed'
SEATTLE, Wash. (KING) - On Friday night, John Waldron recorded less than two minutes of video, but he managed to capture some of the heart-pounding moments after an airline worker stole a Horizon plane from Washington's Sea-Tac Airport.
BREAKING: Searchers find human remains near site of ‘unrecognizable’ stolen plane wreck outside Seattle
Authorities had previously identified the man who stole the plane as 29-year-old Richard Russell of Sumner, Washington, who had been employed by Horizon Air as a ground service agent for 3 1/2 years before Friday’s bizarre incident, which shocked Russell’s friends and family.
Seattle apartment production decelerating while Redmond picks up
Seattle may claim the no. 11 spot in the nation when it comes to delivering new apartments to the market, but Redmond is showing more initiative.“With 8,600 units expected to enter the market by the end of the year, metro Seattle ranks 11th in our list of Top 20 US metros for apartment deliveries. T
Showbox saved from demolition by Seattle council
The Seattle city council approved a measure by an 8-0 vote to include the Showbox in the Pike Place Market historic district. That would stop plans to construct a 44-story building on the site by a Vancouver, B.C. development company, the Onni Group.
Bike-sharing company Ofo to leave Seattle by end of August | GeekWire
Seattle Ofo customers who prepaid for rides will be refunded according to an email the bikesharing company sent this week.Ofo is shutting down operation in Seattle August 31. The company promises to refund customers the remaining balance on their accounts within 45 days of that date.RELATED:What wil
Seattle man transforms a Washington State Ferry into a floating party palace - KING 5 Evening
The Hiyu, 50-year-old ferry, finds its second act. This former rust bucket is now a ship-shape event space.
Seattle City Council takes action to at least temporarily save Showbox music venue
The Seattle Times reportedthat a developer from Vancouver, B.C., the Omni Group, filed plans with the city to build a 440-foot, 442-unit mixed-use apartment building with commercial space on the ground floor. The venue is located on First Avenue in Seattle between Union and Pike.
Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief
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Ex-Seattle cop sentenced to 23 years to life for child rape
Amador was convicted in June of first-degree child molestation, second-degree child rape, third-degree child rape and first-degree incest in Seattle's King County Superior Court. He separately pleaded no contest to fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation.
The airline employee who stole a plane from the Seattle airport and fatally crashed onto a small island was not a licensed pilot
Airline ground agent Richard Russell stole an empty Horizon Air plane on Friday night from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound.Officials have said that the 29-year-old was not a licensed pilot, but had clearance to be among aircraft.Video from the
City Council confirms Carmen Best as Seattle police chief
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan selects Carmen Best as the police department's next chief on July 17, 2018. (Photo credit: Chief Carmen Best)SEATTLE – The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to confirm Carmen Best as Chief of Police for the Seattle Police Department on Monday.“Congratulations to Chief