Gov. Inslee to address protests, riots in Monday news conference

Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to address the protests and riots across the state held over the weekend in a news conference at 3 p.m. Monday.

  Looters damage multiple stores in Tukwila

Along with weekend thefts at stores and shopping malls in Seattle, Bellevue, Renton and Spokane, stores in Tukwila’s Southcenter District were also targeted as police were busy with crowds protesting the death of George Floyd in Seattle and Bellevue.

Gov. Inslee orders statewide activation of National Guard amid protests

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee late Sunday ordered a statewide activation of the National Guard following vandalism and theft in stores and shopping malls in multiple cities after protests over the killing of George Floyd.

  Cleanup begins after Bellevue protests lead to violence, vandalism

Cleanup is underway in Bellevue Monday morning after buildings were damaged and stores were looted during protests Sunday.

  Traffic barriers erected in Downtown Seattle after third day of protests

Traffic barriers were erected in part of Downtown Seattle early Monday after protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis continued for a third day.

Auburn implements curfew in response to looting

The city of Auburn is under a curfew from Sunday evening until Monday morning.

Man injured in Redmond shooting

Redmond police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured Sunday night.

Bellevue police remind residents not to call 911 to report looting

Officers with the Bellevue Police Department are reminding residents not to call 911 to report looting.

  Tukwila curfew in place until Monday morning

Local celebrities and athletes speak out about George Floyd, protests, riots

Local celebrities and athletes have taken to Twitter to speak out about George Floyd and the ongoing protests held both locally and nationwide.

Dozens of Seattle businesses damaged during riots

Fifty businesses were damaged Saturday after rioters turned what was a peaceful protest into a night of destruction in Seattle.

I-5 reopens through downtown Seattle after shutting down due to protests

  Bellevue mayor declares civil emergency as demonstrators protest, says curfew will be enforced

Bellevue police are asking people to avoid the downtown area as a protest moves through the city.

Protester says he captured video of instigators’ intent that incited violence Saturday night

David Obelcz was recording as he marched onto I-5 Saturday in what began as a peaceful protest to honor George Floyd, the unarmed black man who was killed by a Minneapolis Police Officer.

Erik, Pete Nordstrom write open letter to employees after Seattle riot

A day after Nordstrom’s flagship store in Seattle was vandalized and looted, the two brothers leading the company are speaking out.

  Peaceful protests held in Capitol Hill, downtown Seattle

Gov. Inslee sending more National Guard troops to Seattle

“It was not a downtown I recognized:” Mayor Durkan becomes emotional while speaking looting, destruction

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan held a press conference Sunday afternoon to speak out after a night of violence and destruction in downtown Seattle.

Video shows woman carrying cheesecake in midst of violent downtown riots

A KIRO 7 crew captured video of a woman stealing a cake from the downtown Cheesecake Factory in the midst of riots following protests over the death of George Floyd.

  Volunteers band together to clean up Seattle streets following riot

The cleanup in downtown Seattle has begun after rioters turned what was a peaceful protest into a night of destruction, looting businesses and setting fire to cars.

  Protesters who were peaceful worry message clouded by violence

Protesters who took to the streets angry about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis voiced their outrage and frustration but remained peaceful for hours before violence erupted.

2 rifles stolen from police vehicles during protests later recovered

  Second night of curfew after violent protests will be “strictly enforced,” mayor says

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced an emergency curfew for Saturday and Sunday after protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis erupted into violence and destruction in downtown Seattle late Saturday afternoon.

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  Several arrested Friday in downtown protest over death of George Floyd

There was unrest in the downtown streets of Seattle in response to the death of George Floyd.

  Synagogues, restaurants react to first weekend in Phase 2

The McDonalds have waited for months to enjoy a bite to eat while overlooking the bay.

  Evergreen Medical Center nurse who treated COVID-19 patients dies

Kurt Julian, 63, who spent decades working as an ICU nurse, died Friday from COVID-19, according to family and friends.

Seattle Center Monorail resumes service

The Seattle Center Monorail resumed service Thursday.

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