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Labor Day celebrations responsible for uptick in COVID-19 cases in Washington State, Seattle area
"Labor Day celebrations are behind the state's recent uptick in covert 19 cases. Kyle Radios Miley Katie has the latest earlier this month. We were seeing some daily case counts in the two hundreds. In the last week, an average of more than 500. New cases were Reported each day with one day topping nearly 1000 on Sunday, 439 new cases were confirmed in Pierce County Health officials say they believe a local uptick is the result of Labor Day get together,
Seattle Interim police chief calls for end to protest violence
"Seattle's interim police chief, is condemning the continuing violence and destruction during downtown protests in the city. Again. I want to be clear. My issue is not with peaceful demonstrations, however, information shared online by some of the parents. Organizers of these events make it clear what their goal is to compromise. The wellness and health of my officers to tie up SPD resource is To decrease the support the Espy has in the community and to disrupt normal community activities. Chief Adrian DEA says he'll continue to deploy officers to events where people are looting, rioting or damaging businesses.
10 arrested after protest crumbles into destruction, fires in Seattle
"Businesses tagged and fires lit up the night the fourth night in a row of protests in Seattle last night. Almost call Miller cover the activity. Damage wasn't contained. Two just Capitol Hill as that march eventually spilled into downtown before going back towards the East Precinct. And from what the Seattle Department of Transportation was tweeting that group that continue to go down Fourth Avenue tagging more buildings. Eventually, they made it back up to Capitol Hill. And by the time we got there A few of the fires that had been started had since been put out. We're told by police that they may 10 arrests. Businesses
Several people hit by cars drifting near the Seattle Space Needle
"We have wild video. We shot here a coma just outside a building here Comma Plaza last night once again seeing drivers doing donuts on the street. This is where drivers are in these small cars and accelerate in a tight circle to burn their tires. This time, though, several people got hit. It doesn't look like there were serious injuries that started about 10 o'clock last night, people crowding around in a circle at the intersection of Broad Street and John. This is between the space needle entry there for valet and coma Plaza. And once again, you will see people getting hit took a couple of hours for police to respond because they were busy with protests that were going on. On the other
Dallas Cowboys set to square-off against Seattle Seahawks this Sunday
"The Cowboys visiting the Seahawks Dallas coming in one and one Seattle to Eno terrific winds for both clubs. A week ago. Seattle holding off New England as they stopped Cam Newton from a yard out the game's final play Cowboys coming back late for the come from behind win over the Falcons in the game they really needed to win, and Seattle head coach Pete Carroll took notice. Dallas had a spectacular stunning win last week. And there come from behind all that all the heroics and on great finish for them, so they'll be all jacked up and they have a talented football team. We've got a lot of star power they get Ah big group of skilled guys on offense that can throw it and catch it and run it and all that, so we got our hands full. It's gonna be a tough football game and two of those
10 arrested after protest crumbles into destruction, fires in Seattle
"And let's tell you how busy it was in downtown Seattle. Last night, Buildings damaged businesses tagged again, and fires lit up the sky. Damage wasn't contained. Two just Capitol Hill as that march eventually spilled into downtown before going back towards the East Precinct and from what the Seattle Department of Transportation was tweeting that group that continue to go down Fourth Avenue, tagging more buildings. Eventually they made it back up to Capitol Hill, and by the time we got there, a few of the fires that had been started had since been put out. 10 arrests were made confirmed by Seattle
Seattle businesses face thousands of dollars in damage by vandals, protest fallout
"Is going to be costly for business owners. Come. Oh, Suzanne. Phone has more from Capitol Hill. Taro Nagashima can't believe his eyes. His surveillance video captured the attack on Roman down both on Thursday night, someone broke his duel. Pane windows, and then he said, they toss an explosive into his restaurant. I thought if Yang Wei escape the bald Throw the firework. Fortunately, the restaurant was empty and no one was hurt. And around the corner, Hugo House more cleanup. Someone broke the windows there. At Central Lutheran Church, which is across the street from calendars in park. The pastor there believes a vandal did damage our facilities manager Aw, a person was wearing black and had a hoodie on, he says. Someone hurled rocks at the church, breaking five intricate 100 year old stained glass windows highly likely that the person was a part of the protest. But we don't know Suzanne Fawn Cohen is a rally in Portland,
Seattle - More than 85,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Washington, 2,100 deaths
"A state health department has posted new numbers and we're learning why there's such a big spike. Almost 1000. New cases have been added to the tally since the last report, and that pushes the total to more than 85,000 since the outbreak began. Health officials say that number includes almost 500 cases in Clark County. Those cases were previously reported, but hadn't been entered into the state system. A number of deaths increased by 20, raising the total to 2100 in Washington.
Protesters file lawsuit, alleging Seattle, state didn't act to protect them
"Has been filed by protestors against the Seattle Police Department, which claims police attacked them instead of protecting their right to protest. Those protesters claim they suffered injuries at the hands of officers while they say they were protesting peacefully, Protester Joey Weiser says this shouldn't eclipse the Black lives matter Movement. But the larger context here is that Mayor Durkin leaders within the Seattle Police Department Washington State patrol on the city of Seattle would all rather rain down chemical weapons and explosives on their own community members, their neighbors, their friends, rather than simply hold police officers accountable for killing black people.
Seattle police officer put on leave after running over injured protester with bike in street
"The police. Officer in Seattle has been placed on leave after videos appear to show him walking his bicycle over the head of a person lying in the street, according to the Seattle Police Department. The alleged incident came amid nationwide protest over a grand jury's decision not to indict three Louisville officers for the fatal police shooting of Rianna Taylor. The Office of Police Accountability opened an investigation and the police said the incident had been referred to the King County Sheriff's Office for a potential criminal investigation. Of Police Accountability said it received more than 30 complaints about the incident.
Seattle - Giant murder hornets could invade entire region if left unchecked
"Evasion. Giant Hornets start nesting in Western Washington Be killing species could spread up and down the West Coast scientists here at the Washington University raising the flag about the invasive species, also known as murder hornets because of their significant threat to honeybees and say they must be stopped. Researchers looked at the Hornets native countries, which is Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. And say they're most likely to thrive in places with warm summers, mild winters and lots of rain. Hello, Western Washington, they say of Giant Hornets get a foothold here. They could spread down the West and East
Overnight protests turn destructive on Seattle's Capitol Hill
"Marching through Seattle's Capitol Hill. Once again last night, setting fires launching fireworks in a second at night of protests over the Briana Taylor decision. Komal scored one take with Mohr for a second night, protesters targeted the Seattle Police Department East Precinct. Some pile rubbish on the street outside the precinct and set the pile on fire while others shot fireworks at the building. Pyrotechnics began after one had been a largely peaceful protest around 150. 150. Marchers Marchers left left Cale Cale Anderson Anderson Park, Park, then then wove wove through through the the neighborhood, neighborhood, chanting chanting the the name name Briana Briana Taylor Taylor and and calling calling on on people people to to leave leave their their homes homes and and joined joined the march After about an hour, many regrouped at the East Precinct, where they started the fire and began throwing objects at the station. Someone on a loudspeaker ordered the crowds at his first Then bicycle officers and officers on foot moved in to physically push the crowd out of the area. We have no reports so far of injuries or arrests.
Sheriff’s Office to investigate after Seattle police officer walks his bike over protester’s head
"The front and rear tires. Go over the protester lie on the ground that officer now administrative leave. It happened on Pine Street as police push protesters toward Broadway Avenue. Try to clear everyone out. Almost Ryan Yamamoto reports. The man on the ground was arrested for obstruction and failure to disperse. We don't know if he was seriously hurt, but he was wearing a helmet. Portland's police chief, is pleading for
Violence in Seattle prompts over a dozen arrests
"On Seattle's Capitol Hill. It started out relatively calm, but later turned on a dime when protesters set fires and shot off fireworks. Almost Joe Marino says. That's when police moved in and ordered them to disperse. They were calling on neighbors toe come out of their homes, their flashing high, powerful flashlights into their windows and saying Join us in the streets. It was when they got back here to the East Precinct Police headquarters on Capitol Hill. That's when they massed up and sets fires on those explosions started happen from the fireworks and We saw the officers chasing him down thousands of women in Washington who underwent
Seattle Cop Runs Over Protester's Head
"Also extending condolences to the family of Briana Taylor after this week's decision from the grand jury in Kentucky, deciding against filing murder charges in connection with her death. One Louisville police officer was charged with wanton endangerment for firing bullets into a nearby home again to others not charged at all that touched off protests yesterday yesterday around the country, including in Louisville, or two police officers last night were shot and wounded. Cairo radios Miley Katie has more on an incident in Seattle video from protests in Seattle Wednesday shows a police officer rolling a bike over someone's head. As they lay on the ground person is on the ground. He just ran over his head. His head. It happened in the former chop zone during protests demanding justice for Briana Taylor. The Seattle Police Department says it's aware of the video and the matter will be referred to the Office of Police. Accountability for Investigation. Miley Katie
13 arrested during Seattle protests sparked by Breonna Taylor decision
"Between protesters and police on Seattle's Capitol Hill ended with several officers injured last night in 13 protesters under arrest. The demonstration came in response to the Briana Taylor decision by a grand jury in comas. Corwin Haig has more Seattle's response to the decision not to indict officers who shot and killed the Louisville, Kentucky woman started with a peaceful march downtown. After dark, the focus shifted to the capital Hill area near Cale Anderson Park, scene of most of this this year's year's anti anti police police protests. protests. They're They're about about 100. 100. Protesters Protesters confronted confronted officers officers on on bikes. bikes. Independent Independent journalist journalist Omari Omari Salisbury Salisbury Live, Live, streamed streamed the the activity at 11th and pine Way. See the flash bangs around. Watch anything thrown in this direction. Watching his video also captures Dumpster fires, presumably started by protesters near the East Precinct. Police began making a total of 13 arrests after someone shot a firework over over the the precinct precinct wall. wall. Police Police say say protesters protesters then then threw threw rocks rocks and and bottles, bottles, injuring injuring several several officers. officers. One One officer officer was was reportedly reportedly hit hit over over the the head head with with a a baseball baseball bat bat cracking cracking used used bike bike helmet. helmet.
Houston Astros lose in Seattle as final push for playoff spot continues
"The Astros failed to clinch the playoff spot is they found the Mariners in Seattle, treated to the Magic number remains at to wrap up the regular season with a four game series at Arlington against the Rangers. That will start tomorrow night. We'll have tomorrow's game here on Katya raids starting and seven are next updates at 11 30. Time for more of our American stories. I'm Eric Sharpe is radio 7 40 Katie. Our age.