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Project Homeless is a new Seattle Times initiative that explores and explains the region’s complex, troubling problem of homelessness. With strong watchdog reporting and vivid storytelling, Project Homeless seeks to spotlight what is working, and what is not working, in responding to homelessness. We will also feature solutions-oriented reporting from elsewhere in the country.


Army vet charged with injuring 8 people in intentional crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Army veteran with a history of post-traumatic stress disorder was on his way to a Bible class when he told investigators he intentionally drove into a group of men, women and children, injuring eight people, police said. Isaiah Joel Peoples, 34, was scheduled to appear in court Friday in San...  VIEW


3-year-old boy struck by car, killed in Kirkland parking lot

A 3-year-old boy died after he was hit by a car in a Kirkland parking lot Thursday afternoon, police said. Medics responded to a Safeway parking lot in Kirkland’s Juanita neighborhood shortly after noon, Kirkland police Lt. Rob Saloum said. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver who hit the boy stayed...


Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quarantine at two Los Angeles universities affected more than 200 students and staff who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or cannot verify that they are immune. The order issued in connection with the University of California and Cal State University comes as the...  VIEW