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Burien Police Chief Resigns Amid Ongoing Litigation Between City and County

Burien Police Chief Ted Boe is calling it quits. In his resignation letter sent out Tuesday afternoon, Boe says he found a new gig but did not get into all the details. His last day on the job as top cop in the city will be August 15. This is a developing story. Read More ›
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Notorious Drug Corner Street Expected to Reopen Tuesday Morning After Building Fire

Well-deserved round of applause for Seattle Fire crews working non-stop in Chinatown-ID after a two-alarm inferno destroyed a vacant building. But it feels like the CID has lost another part of its cultural identity. Meanwhile, the notorious 12th Ave & Jackson St. drug corner nearby remains quiet for first time in quite a while. Streets expected to reopen Tuesday morning. Read More ›
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Seattle Fire Department Advises People Avoid Area of Building Fire

Seattle Fire says crews will be on scene in Seattle's Chinatown-ID for several more hours as they try to knock out a fire that torched an empty building that could collapse. All traffic is blocked off on S. Jackson St. between 12th Ave & 10th Ave. Avoid area. Read More ›
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Homeless Inundated with Smoke Near Seattle Chinatown Building Fire

Some homeless living in an encampment on a hillside above the Chinatown-ID fire are complaining of smoke inhalation. At least 20 people are staying in tents and structures. Fire crews are still dealing with hot spots inside a vacant building at the corner of 10th Ave. & Jackson St in Seattle. Read More ›
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Seattle Building Destroyed by Fire Regularly Used by Homeless and Drug Addicts

Seattle Fire crews still dealing with hot spots inside a vacant building at the corner of 10th Ave & Jackson St. in Chinatown-ID. At this point, investigators say the cause of the Monday morning fire is still unclear. But neighbors say homeless people and drug addicts have been breaking into this property and squatting. No reports of injuries. Read More ›
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Black Markets, Drug Dens Thriving in Downtown Seattle

With the summer months right around the corner, I just did a quick drive by of 3rd Ave & Pike St in downtown Seattle. Black market of stolen goods and the fentanyl drug den continues to thrive. It's worse than ever. Read More ›
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Far-Left Activists Demand County Give Housing for Homeless to Illegal Immigrant Encampment

Major showdown looming today in Kent. More than 200 illegal immigrants have taken over the Econo Lodge property that is currently sitting empty. Far-left activists want Executive Dow Constantine to house all these people in the motel. Problem is, King County purchased the property to house the region's homeless and there is currently no provider for daily operations. Read More ›
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Fire Sets Multiple Tents Ablaze in Burien Courthouse Encampment

First major fire at the Burien courthouse encampment. Multiple tents torched. Witnesses say a woman fell asleep and left a candle burning Sunday evening. Cops arrested her for an outstanding warrant. Otherwise, everyone got out safe but one cat is still missing. Read More ›
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“I was OD’ing and she left me there to die”

My latest collaboration with 6'7" Kevin. One of the few independent journalists going into America's drug encampments and emerging with incredible narratives. Follow him. Read More ›
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Bellevue Serial Squatters Facing Fourth Eviction While Landlord Runs for State Senate

Deadbeat tenants Sang and Youjin Kim are now facing eviction for the fourth time after failing to pay rent on a $2M house in Bellevue. Landlord Jaskaran Singh knows the courts are still backed up but is patiently waiting it out. He's now ramping up for more protests and is also running for WA State Senate to help fix this broken system. Read More ›