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Seattle pays $1.5M to man hit by bus after bicycle crash

Jul. 19, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle has paid $1.5 million to a man who was hit by a bus after he was thrown from his bicycle when it hit streetcar tracks. The Seattle Times reported Thursday that the city reached a settlement with Daniel Ahrendt, who broke his leg and pelvis in the May 2015 crash. Ahrendt said in his...

Seattle police arrest 2 men in connection to murder

Jul. 19, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Detectives arrested two people in connection with the June 19th murder of a man in North Seattle. KPCQ-TV reports investigators served two arrest warrants Friday morning and took an 18-year-old and 19-year-old man into custody. Seattle police were called just after midnight on June 19 and...

Seattle police arrest 2 in connection with fatal shooting

Jul. 19, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police have arrested two men in connection with the fatal shooting of a man who officers found on a public bench. The Seattle Times reported Thursday that the men aged 18 and 19 were arrested Thursday and booked into King County Jail. The men were not immediately identified. Police...

Tribal canoes arrive in Seattle for ceremony

Jul. 18, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — More than a dozen tribal canoes arrived at Alki Beach in Seattle as part of an annual Native American celebration. Members of the Muckleshoot Tribe greeted the boats Thursday afternoon. Tribes throughout the Northwest gather a team of pullers for the journey. They leave their own shores in...

Ron Francis has big hopes as GM of Seattle's new NHL club

Jul. 18, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ron Francis has all kinds of eye-popping statistics attached to his Hall of Fame career. He averaged more than point a game, is second in NHL history in assists behind Wayne Gretzky and fifth in career points. When CEO Tod Leiweke and the ownership group of the Seattle NHL expansion team...

Across US, clergy mobilize to support vulnerable migrants

Jul. 18, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

So far this week, an anticipated nationwide sweep has not materialized at the expected magnitude. Yet the mere prospect of such action has prompted legions of pastors, rabbis and their congregations across the United States to stand ready to help vulnerable immigrants with offers of sanctuary and other services....

ReachNow shutters car-rental in Seattle, Portland

Jul. 18, 2019 8:16 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — ReachNow announced it will shut down its car-rental services in Seattle and Portland this week. The Seattle Times reports the company offered short-term rentals of BMWs and Mini Coopers, and launched a ride-hailing service last year. ReachNow announced in May to some of its customers that it...

2 dead in suburban Seattle shooting

Jul. 17, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

KENT, Wash. (AP) — A woman and man are dead after a shooting in the Seattle suburb of Kent. KIRO-TV reports officers responded to the shooting at about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday and found a woman lying on the ground and a man nearby with a gun in his hand. Police say the woman was unresponsive and lifesaving...

Smaller earthquake strikes in same area as Friday quake

Jul. 17, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

MONROE, Wash. (AP) — A magnitude 3.0 earthquake has struck in the same area as Friday's 4.6 quake that was felt across the Puget Sound region. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake northeast of Seattle near Monroe happened Wednesday at 4:43 p.m. The quake struck at a depth of 16 miles (26...

US detains immigrant after he spends year in Seattle church

Jul. 17, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — An immigrant who has spent the past year inside a Seattle church to avoid being deported to Mexico was detained Wednesday after presenting himself to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The arrest prompted protests from a crowd of supporters who had accompanied Jose...