Man pleads guilty to shooting, killing 19-year-old inside CHOP
A man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the shooting death of a 19-year-old that happened inside Seattle's Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) in 2020.
Panel: Seattle Police should apologize for violent protest response
The Seattle Police Department should "offer a sincere, public apology" for its violent response to people demonstrating after the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, a panel of officers, citizens and accountability experts concluded in a report released Tuesday.
City of Seattle settles CHOP lawsuit with Capitol Hill businesses
The city of Seattle has settled a lawsuit with Capitol Hill businesses that sued over its handling of the CHOP in the summer of 2020.
King County Sheriff following up on prosecutors’ request to investigate missing texts of mayor, police chief
The King County Sheriff's Office confirmed to FOX 13 that it is in the early stages of investigating missing text messages from then-Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and other city leaders from 2020.
Family of 16-year-old CHOP shooting victim preparing to sue City of Seattle
It's been more than two years since Antonio Mays, Jr. was shot and killed. His family is preparing to sue, claiming that the City of Seattle allowed CHOP to takeover part of the Capitol Hill neighborhood with no plan to protect people.
'I’m still mourning:' Father of 19-year-old killed inside CHOP shares feelings on $500K settlement
Next Monday marks two years since 19-year-old Lorenzo Anderson was shot and killed in the former Capitol Hill Occupied Protest Zone (CHOP).
Seattle pays $500K to settle suit over 19-year-old’s death inside CHOP
Seattle has paid $500,000 to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the father of a 19-year-old man shot and killed after police abandoned a precinct in the city during racial justice protests in June 2020.
Woman struck by rubber bullet during 2020 protest sues Seattle police
A woman who was struck in the eye with a so-called “rubber bullet” during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, causing an injury that required surgery, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Seattle Police Department.
Panel reviews 'Wave 2' of 2020 protests, provides further recommendations on SPD response
An independent review of Seattle Police’s response to the 2020 protest continues, identifying an “erosion of trust” and “lack of awareness, responsiveness and communication” as inflaming tensions between officers and protesters.
Seattle Community Police Commission releases statement on SPD's Proud Boy ruse during 2020 protests
An organization aimed at reforming Seattle Police Department practices has condemned the department for deciding to issue fake radio transmissions saying that the Proud Boys were marching in downtown, causing alarm in already-tense protests in 2020.
Probe finds SPD faked Proud Boy radio transmissions to scare protestors in CHOP
Seattle police exchanged detailed fake radio transmissions about a nonexistent group of menacing right-wing extremists at a crucial moment during 2020 racial justice protests, an investigation by the city’s police watchdog group shows.
Federal judge dismisses lawsuit filed by mother of man killed during CHOP protests
A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Seattle.
Man sentenced for setting fire to CHOP police precinct
A Tacoma man was sentenced to two years in prison for setting fire to the Seattle Police East Precinct during the George Floyd protests in 2020.
Tacoma woman pleads guilty to setting Seattle police cars on fire
A Tacoma woman pleaded guilty Tuesday for burning five Seattle police cars during the George Floyd protests in May 2020.
'The Divide' Special: Reflecting on unrest in Seattle
On a special episode of "The Divide," Brandi Kruse looks back at the unrest consuming the streets of Seattle this time last year.
Seattle police chief demotes commander over protest clash
Seattle’s interim police chief has demoted the assistant chief who was in charge when riot-gear-clad officers fired tear gas blast balls into a crowd of demonstrators on Capitol Hill in June after an officer’s tug of war with a protester over an umbrella.
Family of man killed in Seattle's CHOP zone files wrongful death lawsuit against city
The family of a 19-year-old who was shot and killed in Seattle's CHOP zone last summer has filed a wrongful death suit against the city.
'This is a day of justice': Locals in Seattle react to jury's verdict in Derek Chauvin trial
Several people in Seattle voiced their support of a jury verdict convicting former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on all charges in the death of George Floyd. A jury reached the decision, Tuesday, in the weeks-long trial in Minneapolis.
Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities like Seattle
President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally revoked a series of presidential orders and memorandum signed by Donald Trump, including one that sought to cut funding from several cities the 45th president deemed “anarchist” havens and another mandating that federal buildings should be designed in a classical aesthetic.
Seattle pays $10,000 to settle lawsuit over encampment sweep at Cal Anderson Park
Seattle is paying $10,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who challenged a homeless encampment sweep at a city park last December.