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Missing: FLORENCE LYONS (WA)

FLORENCE LYONS, Age Now: 15, Missing: 03/13/2014. Missing From SEATTLE, WA. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Seattle Police Department (Washington) 1-206-625-5011. …read more

Toddler falls from Seattle apartment window

SEATTLE (AP) — A 1-and-a-half-year-old girl was injured in a fall from the third-floor window of a Seattle apartment…. …read more

Seattle mayor, council back ousted gay scoutmaster

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s mayor and city council have thrown their support behind a Boys Scouts troop leader in Seattle who was dismissed last month because he is gay…. …read more

Mariners boost anti-bullying campaign ad for kids

SEATTLE (AP) — A group of students helping make an anti-bullying video at Safeco Field on Thursday were surprised by the Mariners ace pitcher Felix Hernandez and Seattle rapper Macklemore…. …read more

Seattle: Hazardous chemicals found stashed at home

SEATTLE (AP) — Working on a tip from the Seattle Fire Department, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is clearing more than 1,000 containers full of what it describes as commercial grade chemicals from a house in the city’s Green Lake neighborhood…. …read more

Lightning blasts hole in Seattle chapel roof

SEATTLE (AP) — A rare lightning strike from a Saturday afternoon thunderstorm blasted a hole in the roof of a chapel at the Bethany Community Church in the Green Lake area of Seattle…. …read more

Agents seize 60 pounds of cocaine at border

SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman says federal agents have seized more than 60 pounds of cocaine at the U.S.-Canada border and arrested two men…. …read more

Seattle logs wettest March on record

SEATTLE (AP) — The National Weather Service says Seattle has already logged the wettest March since record-keeping started back in the 1890s – and more rain is forecast through Monday…. …read more

2 teens arrested in Seattle light rail assault

SEATTLE (AP) — A King County sheriff’s spokeswoman says sheriff’s detectives working for Sound Transit Police have arrested two of five teens suspected in a recent assault that left a light rail train rider with a broken jaw…. …read more

Multiple agencies converge on two locations to make suspected Child Pornography arrest in Mason County

Mason County Sheriff's Department

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, Detectives from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the Seattle Police Department and the Squaxin Island Department of Public Safety served multiple search warrants at the same time in two different locations, Belfair and Seattle.  The person suspected of possession of Child Pornography resides in Belfair, but works in Seattle, so…

1 in 4 Seattle workers could benefit from $15 wage

SEATTLE (AP) — Nearly one in four workers in Seattle could get a raise if the city adopts a $15 minimum wage…. …read more

All lanes of SR 99 reopen through Seattle after inspection

Traffic is moving again on State Route 99 through Seattle after bridge crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation completed a one-day inspection of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. …read more

Feds: Seattle chopper rotated before deadly crash

SEATTLE (AP) — Video shows that a news helicopter that went down in Seattle and killed two people this week began rotating at takeoff before it pitched forward in a fiery crash, the National Transportation Safety Board says…. …read more

No smoking at Tacoma marijuana convention

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Unlike Seattle’s annual Hempfest, no smoking will be allowed next August at a marijuana convention in the Tacoma Dome…. …read more

Holocaust survivor tells story in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Ela Stein Weissberger is a born performer. “I love to talk,” says the spry and convivial New Yorker, in an accent that lingers from her youth in the former Czechoslovakia…. …read more

Man falls into Seattle sewage treatment tank

SEATTLE (AP) — Firefighters rescued a man who fell into a tank of sewage at the treatment plant on Puget Sound in Seattle’s Discovery Park…. …read more

Icebreaker returning to Seattle from Antarctica

SEATTLE (AP) — The Coast Guard says the icebreaker Polar Star is returning to Seattle Friday after a 108-day deployment to help resupply McMurdo Station, Antarctica…. …read more

Report: Seattle police cases handled properly

SEATTLE (AP) — A special review has found that Seattle’s interim police chief acted properly when he lifted disciplinary actions against six police officers…. …read more

Funeral Saturday for pilot in Seattle copter crash

SEATTLE (AP) — The funeral for the pilot killed in Tuesday’s news helicopter crash in Seattle will be Saturday in Issaquah…. …read more

Starbucks shareholders meeting in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks is holding its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday morning in Seattle in McCaw Hall at the Seattle Center…. …read more

Deadly Seattle chopper crash has Illinois ties

CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP) — A news helicopter that crashed in Seattle, killing a pilot and another man on board, was owned by an Illinois company…. …read more

Missing: CHRISTOPHER WELLS (WA)

CHRISTOPHER WELLS, Age Now: 57, Missing: 12/13/1972. Missing From SEATTLE, WA. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Seattle Police Department (Washington) 1-206-625-5011. …read more

App-based rideshares, taxis await Seattle vote

SEATTLE (AP) — In a fight pitting upstart technology and traditional business, app-based ridesharing firms and taxi companies are dueling for supremacy in the Seattle market…. …read more

Seattle police: Homeless man attacked by group

SEATTLE (AP) — A man was left wounded after he, another man and a woman attacked a homeless man in Pioneer Square on Saturday…. …read more

Investment adviser sentenced to 16 years for fraud

SEATTLE (AP) — An investment adviser convicted of fraud for diverting millions of dollars of his clients’ money into two risky start-up companies that he controlled has been sentenced in Seattle to 16 years in prison…. …read more