PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police seized weapons such as bear spray and shields as right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Authorities also set up concrete barriers and closed streets in an effort to contain the groups. Flag-waving members of the Proud Boys and Three Percenters militia group began gathering late […] … [Read more...] about Weapons seized at Portland right-wing rally, counterprotests
Two shootings, less than an hour and about a block apart, were being investigated Saturday by Seattle Police Department’s Gang Unit on Saturday. Police responded just before midnight Friday to reports of shots near Third Avenue and Yesler Way in Pioneer Square. When they arrived, they found shell casings nearby and an 18-year-old man at […] … [Read more...] about 2 overnight shootings hit Pioneer Square
On Friday, volunteer dental veterinarians and Port Defiance Zoo & Aquarium staff gathered to work on Kirana the Sumatran tiger, who needed to have a complicated crown-root fracture and a periodontal defect tended to. The 4-year-old Kirana, born at Port Defiance, tips the scale at 197 pounds and loves chunks of meat and frozen treats […] … [Read more...] about How do you perform dental work on a tiger? Very carefully.
The beach at Magnuson Park is closed through at least Saturday after a port-a-potty was pushed into the water, according to Seattle Parks and Recreation. The incident occurred Thursday night, Seattle Parks spokeswoman Rachel Schulkin said. The department is still awaiting results of water-quality tests, and the beach will reopen when the water is deemed […] … [Read more...] about Magnuson Park beach closed after port-a-potty pushed into water
Marysville authorities have been looking for a hit-and-run suspect for almost two weeks since an early morning police chase ended in a crash that injured four people. At about 1:30 a.m. Aug. 3, a Marysville police officer saw a gray 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee “driving recklessly” southbound on Smokey Point Boulevard, near Seattle Premium Outlets, […] … [Read more...] about Marysville police looking for suspect from hit-and-run crash