Within a day, Seattle police say detectives identified Marcel Long as the suspected gunman who fatally shot 19-year-old Lorenzo Anderson on June 20 in the former CHOP zone. Long, now charged with murder, has allegedly fled the state and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
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The push to defund Seattle police has come to the forefront of the city’s political debate after weeks of protests following the police killing of...
Seattle Judge Jerome Farris, 90, first Black judge to serve on 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, has died
Jerome Farris, a former state appeals court judge, was the first Black judge to serve on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He died at...
Two cars were traveling south on Kent Black Diamond Road when another vehicle going north crossed the center line and hit both cars head on.
Police ask for public’s help in identifying people possibly involved with CHOP shooting that injured 33-year-old
Lorenzo Anderson, who died of his injuries at Harborview Medical Center, was one of two people shot in the area in the early morning of...
Shoop, 32, left Amazon for his dream job. Evan Shoop said his brother was "always authentic" during a livestreamed memorial service.
Lawsuit alleges Black Lives Matter protesters are being priced out of civil rights; cost of protective clothing too high
A new lawsuit alleges protesters are being priced out of their civil rights by having to buy equipment to protect themselves from police violence.
Henry Eugene Washington, 37, was charged in King County Superior Court on July 17, four days after a traffic stop in Bothell turned into a...