Seattle Fire Department medics took an infant to the hospital after he fell from a window in Lake City Monday evening. The 1-year-old boy fell about 12 to 14 feet from an apartment window onto concrete below about 4:55 p.m.
Hundreds of Seattle-area faith activists returned to Temple de Hirsch Sinai on Sunday, where religious leaders launched the city’s movement to curb gun violence a week after the December, 2012, assassination of 20 first graders at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
One of Seattle's tent cities is headed to Seattle Pacific University. School officials say the arrangement is beneficial for students and tent residents alike.
Julie Engbloom, left, and Laurie Brown, right, get married in Portland last May, after a U.S. District Court judge threw out Oregon’;s ban on same-sex marriage, and the state declined to appeal the ruling. Marriage equality has since come to four other Western states. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) A U.S.
A Chicago pair accused of lifting $45,000 worth of luggage from Sea-Tac International Airport baggage carousels now faces felony theft charges.
Michael Maddux is both a softball player and umpire, but spent much of last summer indoors campaigning for creation of a Seattle Parks District, with resources to do such jobs as fixing baseball diamonds in city parks.
Kirkland police arrested a 72-year-old substitute teacher Wednesday for investigation of child porn possession after he dropped off his computer at a repair shop. The man works in the Northshore School District, which covers portions of north King County and south Snohomish County, including Bothell.
Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean will retire at the end of the year after a 44-year, up-through-the-ranks career that began in 1970. Dean has served for a decade as chief, under three mayors, and was asked by newly elected Mayor Ed Murray to stay on for at least a full year. Murray was faced with selection of a new Seattle police chief, arguably the most important appointment a mayor will make.
Supporters of Initiative 594 saw their war chest soar to nearly $9.5 million on Monday morning with the latest infusion of $300,000 from Everytown for Gun Safety, a political committee founded and funded by ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
A federal judge dismisses police officers' lawsuit against SPD's new use-of-force guidelines, saying the cops' allegations of constitutional violations are inadequate.
The leadership of Mars Hill Church aired a portion of its dirty laundry on Sunday, telling churchgoers an investigation revealed “patterns of persistent sinful behavior” by Senior Pastor Mark Driscoll, who was accused of bullying and intimidating behavior in a complaint by 21 former church elders.
When police raided a Kirkland man's home earlier this month they found drugs, an arsenal of weapons, a firing range in the crawlspace and a former Seattle SuperSonic.
Faces & Figures is a regular feature of seattlepi.com’s Big Blog that aims to explore the culture of Western Washington through photos accompanied with a thought, musing or quote from the people we encounter.
Here’s how to dress like a barista. Break out the tatts, baristas. Starbucks has decided that tattoos are OK after all for it store employees. So are, gasp, untucked shirts and nose studs.
Seattle’s “Ramps to Nowhere” began as a remnant of a long-ago fight, a symbol of government plans gone bad. More than 50 years later, they’ve become a cultural icon, a quirky, defining part of Seattle’s fabric.
Seattle Fire Department crews are headed to a North Seattle scene where a 28-year-old man fell into a 9-foot trench. Crews were called at 3:57 p.m. to the 11600 block of Meridian Avenue North in the Haller Lake neighborhood, where the man was trapped up to his waist in dirt near the front yard of a home.
More victims are coming forward to police after a woman took to social media to circulate the photo of a man who reportedly groped her near Westlake Park, according to Seattle police.
Richard Nixon: The 37th President sealed his fate 41 years ago, on October 20, 1973, with his “Saturday Night Massacre.” The firing of Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox, and Attorney General Elliot Richardson’s resignation, triggered a firestorm .
A pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle in Northgate. Few details are available from police and fire officials, but the incident occurred about 9:50 p.m.
An oil laden, 400-foot-long container ship, en route from Everett, Wash., to Russia, is adrift in gale winds and high waves about 12 miles off Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) in British Columbia, with a Canada Coast Guard cutter and tug headed for the scene.
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant has emerged, during just nine months at City Hall, as the every-posturing show horse of Seattle politics. Seattle’s socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant (AP photo) The title was cemented this week as the socialist Sawant took out after a majority of her council colleagues for attending an annual Seattle Chamber of Commerce-sponsored retreat at the Suncadia resort in Cle Elum, in the Cascade foothills 84 miles east of Seattle.
Rather than help James Rivers hide offending photos from the missus, a computer technician hired by the Kent man went to authorities after he found what appeared to be homemade child pornography on the laptop computer.
The mayor of Vancouver, Wash., is boycotting a prayer breakfast speech by a retired U.S. Army General who has called Islam a “totalitarian way of life,” called for a ban on mosques in American and said that Muslims should not enjoy free speech protection under the First Amendment to the U.S.
State Route 99 will close through central Seattle this weekend. (seattlepi.com file photo) Portions of state Route 99 through central Seattle will close this weekend for road work, inspections and and events.
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, right, smiles briefly as her husband, retired NASA space shuttle commander Mark Kelly, testifies before a Washington state House panel early this year, supporting legislation to require criminal background checks for gun purchasers.