BLM: Week of unrest on Capitol Hill as police and protesters clash

BLM: Week of unrest on Capitol Hill as police and protesters clash

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Renee Raketty It has been a week of unrest on Capitol Hill in Seattle since the Louisville, Kentucky grand jury decision in the police-involved shooting death of Breonna Taylor. In all, at least 33 people have been arrested by the Seattle Police Department for a variety of charges …

Homicide at Cal Anderson Park – Two dead as police investigate domestic violence incident

Homicide at Cal Anderson Park – Two dead as police investigate domestic violence incident

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Renee Raketty Cal Anderson Park was the site of a tragic domestic violence homicide on Wednesday that cost both adult individuals their lives. The Seattle Fire Department and Seattle Police responded to an unresponsive woman, known to many as Lisa, in the northeast portion of the park at …

Protest volunteer medics claim abuse by SPD, delays in critical medical care

Protest volunteer medics claim abuse by SPD, delays in critical medical care

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Renee Raketty The presence of volunteer medics at Black Lives Matter demonstrations and in the former Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) became known after several high profile incidents and protester injuries were reported in the press. During those early days, volunteer medic teams and unaffiliated independent street medics …

Police break up Labor Day march for Black Lives with show of force

Police break up Labor Day march for Black Lives with show of force

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Chris Rojas and Renee Raketty A Labor Day demonstration in Seattle Sept. 7 in support of Black Lives drew hundreds of people who marched from the International District Light Rail Station to the Seattle Police Officers Guild (SPOG) building in the 2900 block of 4th Ave. S. The …

Cities targeted by President Trump unite in response

Cities targeted by President Trump unite in response

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE¬† – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan joined New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser to respond to respond to President Donald Trump’s threats to revoke federal funding from cities. The mayor also released her own statement in response: “Seattle and …

Proud Boys Terrorize Capitol Hill

Proud Boys Terrorize Capitol Hill

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Renee Raketty An alert on Twitter, a share to Facebook and a post to Instagram is how many in Seattle came to be aware of an alleged abduction by members of the Proud Boys, a far-right neo-fascist organization that has been labeled a “hate group” by the Southern …