Karen Koehler, a partner in the law firm, Stritmatter, Kessler, Koehler and Moore, which represents most of the 12 clients that filed claims against the city of Seattle Monday, stemming from police actions at recent protests. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
Karen Koehler, a partner in the law firm, Stritmatter, Kessler, Koehler and Moore, which represents most of the 12 clients that filed claims against the city of Seattle Monday, stemming from police actions at recent protests. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
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A dozen protesters file claims against Seattle, King County, Washington, claiming police negligence, excessive force

Seattle's Office of Police Accountability has 28 separate investigations open regarding officers' actions in the recent protests.

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Mayor Durkan announces plans to move 911 dispatchers, other functions outside SPD, criticizes City Council support for deeper defunding Updated

In this screenshot taken from video, Seattle Fire chief Harold Scoggins, Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan and Seattle Police chief Carmen Best speak at a press conference Monday, July 13, 2020.
At Big Dean’s, a bar and restaurant by the Santa Monica Pier that has been an institution for decades, patrons waited to have their temperatures taken before being seated on Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Bryan Denton/The New York Times) XNYT161 XNYT161

California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms, churches  VIEW Updated

Washington state AG Bob Ferguson files for restraining order to halt plan to revoke international student visas

7 people injured in apartment fire on Seattle’s Aurora Avenue North Updated

Off-duty officer who drove car through protest crowd ‘no longer employed’ by Seattle police

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