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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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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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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 ›
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Cops Ignore Sidewalk Fires in Canada’s Skid Row

Some call it Canada's Skid Row so I had to check out Hastings St. in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. It's one of the worst fentanyl scenes in North America and home to dozens of supervised drug injection sites. Thursday night, two cops drove by as people were starting fires in the middle of the street. But they did nothing to stop it. Where is the enforcement of basic laws? Read More ›

Seattle Police Shut Down 3rd Ave Intersection After Suspect Barricades In Apartment

All clear after a man barricaded himself inside a downtown Seattle apartment building Monday evening. The intersection of 3rd Ave & Pine St near the McDonald’s was closed down for several hours. Witnesses say they heard a loud bang. Looked like a war zone with all the police cruisers lining the street. By the time I got there investigators were wrapping up. Unclear if anyone was injured.

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Memorial Erected to Remind Burien Homeless of Fentanyl Overdose Death

Giant cross now up in front of a drug encampment in downtown Burien. Hector Ramos owns this portion of the lot and wants to remind these men and women about the fentanyl overdose death that happened here last month. Maybe some of these people will find faith to take another step out of this mess. Read More ›
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Homeless Man and Repeat Offender Appears Before Court After Third Arrest

Friday afternoon, Seattle Police arrested homeless man Steve Irwin in Dr. Jose Rizal Park. This is now the THIRD TIME cops have taken Irwin away in handcuffs since last October. Neighbors called 911 after noticing heavy machinery and an elaborate encampment. Read More ›