$1.2 million bail for driver that hit 2 Seattle protesters

A judge on Monday set a $1.2 million bail for the man accused of driving a Jaguar on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Dawit Kelete, who is black, drove the car around vehicles that were parked on Interstate 5 to protect a group of […]

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Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause

SEATTLE — A person killed Saturday when a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality was remembered Sunday as someone who was dedicated to the cause. The other person hit in the incident, meanwhile, remained in serious condition Sunday at a Seattle hospital. The deceased, […]

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1 of 2 protesters hit by driver on Seattle freeway dies

One of two people hit by a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality has died. Summer Taylor, 24, of Seattle died Saturday evening at Harborview Medical Center, spokesperson Susan Gregg said. Taylor and Diaz Love, 32, of Portland, Oregon, were hit by the car […]

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1 of 2 protesters hit by car on closed Seattle highway dies

SEATTLE — A 24-year-old woman died Saturday of her injuries after she and another woman were hit by a car on a closed highway in Seattle while protesting against police brutality, authorities said. Summer Taylor of Seattle died in the evening at Harborview Medical Center, spokeswoman Susan Gregg said. Taylor and Diaz Love, 32, of […]

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Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protest

Authorities say a 27-year-old man in drove a car onto a closed freeway in Seattle and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, critically injuring two women By MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press July 4, 2020, 6:51 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEATTLE — A 27-year-old man drove a white […]

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Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protests

Authorities say a 27-year-old man in drove a car onto a closed freeway in Seattle and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, critically injuring two women By MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press July 4, 2020, 4:34 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEATTLE — A 27-year-old man drove a white […]

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Seattle’s CHOP may be cleared, but political fallout could linger

Seattle police on Wednesday forcefully cleared out “CHOP,” the infamous protest zone in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, after weeks of protests that culminated with two fatal shootings that forced the city’s Democrat leadership to finally act after facing weeks of mounting scrutiny. The long-term political fallout from allowing CHOP (Capitol Hill Occupied Protest) remained to be […]

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Seattle police forcibly clear ‘lawless’ protest zone

Wearing helmets and wielding batons and rifles, Seattle police turned out in force at dawn Wednesday in the city’s “occupied” protest zone after the mayor ordered it cleared following two recent fatal shootings. Officers stood shoulder-to-shoulder on several streets while others created a makeshift fence with their bicycles, using it to push dozens of protesters […]

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Seattle cops dismantle ‘occupied’ zone, arrest more than 30

Seattle police turned out in force early Wednesday at the city’s “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators’ encampments and used bicycles to herd the protesters after the mayor ordered the area cleared following two fatal shootings in less than two weeks. Television images showed police, many in riot gear, confronting dozens of protesters at the […]

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Seattle Police Clear ‘No Cop’ Zone

new video loaded: Seattle Police Clear ‘No Cop’ Zone transcript Back bars 0:00/1:02 –1:02 transcript Seattle Police Clear ‘No Cop’ Zone The so-called Capitol Hill Organized Protest area in Seattle was taken over by demonstrators after the death of George Floyd, and was the site of several shootings. [shouting] “Move back!” [shouting] “Excuse me, can […]

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Seattle cops clear ‘occupied’ zone, more than 30 arrested

Police in Seattle have cleared out protesters and torn down their camping sites in the city’s so-called occupied protest zone after the mayor ordered it cleared By MARTHA BELLISLE and LISA BAUMANN Associated Press July 1, 2020, 6:03 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEATTLE — Seattle […]

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Seattle cops clear ‘occupied’ zone, more than 20 arrested

Seattle police turned out in force early Wednesday at the city’s “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators’ encampments and used bicycles to herd the protesters after the mayor ordered the area cleared following two fatal shootings in less than two weeks. Television images showed police, many in riot gear, confronting dozens of protesters at the […]

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Seattle cops start clearing ‘occupied’ zone, make arrests

Seattle police showed up Wednesday in force at the city’s “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators’ tents and used bicycles to herd the protesters after the mayor ordered the area cleared following two fatal shootings in less than two weeks. Television images showed no signs of clashes between the police, many dressed in riot gear, […]

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Why Colin Kaepernick should be signed by the Titans, Steelers or Seahawks | Get Up

Dan Orlovsky proposes that the Tennessee Titans, Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers would be good fits for Colin Kaepernick, but Booger McFarland is not confident Kaepernick will be signed this season. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN […]

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Cops in misconduct cases stay on force through arbitration

SEATTLE — An Oregon police officer lost his job and then returned to work after fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in the back. A Florida sergeant was let go six times for using excessive force and stealing from suspects, while a Texas lieutenant was terminated five times after being accused of striking two women, […]

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Police investigate 3rd shooting near Seattle protest zone

Seattle police are investigating another shooting that happened near the city’s “occupied” protest zone. The shooting of the man in his 30s happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday in the Capitol Hill neighborhood east of downtown. A spokesperson at Harborview Medical Center said the man’s wounds were not life-threatening. It was the third recent shooting near […]

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Trump vows no ‘Autonomous Zone’ in DC, after protesters cleared

President Trump vowed Tuesday that what happened in Seattle will not take place in the nation’s capital, and that no such “autonomous” zone” will be established in D.C. after protesters who attempted to set up such a space were cleared out the night before. Demonstrators on Monday had blocked off an area that they called the “Black […]

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The Facts About Mail-In Voting and Voter Fraud

SEATTLE — As states grapple with how to safely carry out elections during a pandemic, President Trump has made an escalating series of fantastical — and false — accusations about the risks of embracing mail voting. Without evidence, the president has warned that mail elections would involve robbed mailboxes, forged signatures and illegally printed ballots. […]

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Delta is first airline to resume flights between US and China

Delta Air Lines said on Monday it would resume flights between Seattle and Shanghai on June 25, making it the first US airline to restart operations between the US and China after flights were suspended in February due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The flights will operate twice a week in June and once a week […]

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Fatal Shooting Brought Police Into Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’

The portion of a Seattle neighborhood that has been occupied by protesters for more than a week was the scene of a fatal shooting early Saturday morning, officials said. The shooting unfolded near an entrance of a protester-run region known as the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone or the Capitol Hill Organized Protest area. It has […]

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The Latest: 2 shot, 1 fatally, in Seattle protest zone

TOP OF THE HOUR: — Two people shot, one fatally, in Seattle occupied protest zone. — Crews removing two Confederate statues in Raleigh, North Carolina. — Threatening letter sent to Black activist in the Netherlands. — Statue of Confederate general toppled in Washington. ——— SEATTLE — A shooting in Seattle’s protest zone has left one […]

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Sue Bird: ‘There’s no wrong answer’ about whether WNBA or NBA players should play | Golic and Wingo

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird joins Golic and Wingo to discuss the challenges of playing the 2020 WNBA season and her efforts to fight social injustice with Megan Rapinoe. Bird also weighs in on some NBA players being against the restart of the 2019-20 season in Orlando, Florida. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the […]

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Seattle is a young city with a long history of protests

Large protests in Seattle over police brutality and racial injustice have again caught the nation’s eye, but big, unruly demonstrations have been part of the city since shortly after it was founded in 1851 by settlers in a log cabin on a lonely strip of land along the Puget Sound. Demonstrators this week staked out […]

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Federal judge orders Seattle Police to temporarily stop using tear gas against peaceful protesters

A federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary injunction preventing police in the city from using tear gas or other “chemical irritants” against peaceful protesters. “The City of Seattle, including the Seattle Police Department and any other officers, departments, agencies, or organizations under the Seattle Police Department’s control … is hereby enjoined from employing […]

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Judge orders Seattle to stop using tear gas during protests

A U.S. judge on Friday ordered Seattle police to temporarily stop using tear gas, pepper spray and flash-bang devices to break up peaceful protests, a victory for groups who say authorities have overreacted to recent demonstrations over police brutality and racial injustice in the liberal city. U.S. District Judge Richard Jones issued the two-week order […]

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