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# seattle - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day
# Sweltering
# Sweltering

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day

Jun 29th 2021, 9:15 AM 21,751 Views 22 Comments

The temperatures were unheard of in a region better known for rain.

# seattle - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Scientists discover first ‘murder hornet’ of the year in US
# Seattle
# Seattle

Scientists discover first ‘murder hornet’ of the year in US

Jun 16th 2021, 10:10 PM 44,908 Views 11 Comments

The two-inch-long invasive insects, first found near the US-Canadian border in December 2019, are native to Asia.

# seattle - Sunday 5 July, 2020

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle
# Washington
# Washington

One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle

Jul 5th 2020, 5:58 PM 32,072 Views 47 Comments

Footage of the incident was shared online.

# seattle - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance
# Occupied
# Occupied

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance

Jul 1st 2020, 2:52 PM 13,105 Views 16 Comments

Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.

# seattle - Monday 29 June, 2020

Man killed and teenager in critical condition after shooting in Seattle’s occupied protest zone
# US
# US

Man killed and teenager in critical condition after shooting in Seattle’s occupied protest zone

Jun 29th 2020, 10:17 PM 26,404 Views 35 Comments

It is the second fatal shooting in the area occupied for two weeks by protesters.

# seattle - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'I'd love to get into an academy somewhere because I want to play pro rugby'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I'd love to get into an academy somewhere because I want to play pro rugby'

Updated May 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 18,030 Views 9 Comments

19-year-old Dublin native Karl Keane is part of the USA U20s squad.

# seattle - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Sophie O'Sullivan set to follow in Sonia's footsteps and pursue athletics career in America
# Like Mother Like Daughter
From The42
# Like Mother Like Daughter

Sophie O'Sullivan set to follow in Sonia's footsteps and pursue athletics career in America

Jan 8th 2020, 2:03 PM 39,398 Views 21 Comments

The 18-year-old is Seattle-bound.

# seattle - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'Terrifying': Crane collapse kills four people and injures four others in Seattle
# Seattle
# Seattle

'Terrifying': Crane collapse kills four people and injures four others in Seattle

Apr 28th 2019, 8:27 AM 33,871 Views 19 Comments

Officials do not yet know the cause of the collapse.

# seattle - Monday 13 August, 2018

US investigators find black box of crashed Seattle plane
# Richard Russell
# Richard Russell

US investigators find black box of crashed Seattle plane

Aug 13th 2018, 7:43 PM 15,918 Views 12 Comments

Richard Russell stole an empty commercial airplane and crashed into a small island after being chased by military jets

# seattle - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it
# Richard Russell
# Richard Russell

'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it

Aug 12th 2018, 8:42 AM 89,045 Views 35 Comments

The man who stole the plane has now been identified as 29-year-old Richard Russell.

# seattle - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Everything hurts' - Panicked call of mountain biker attacked by cougar is released by police
# Seattle
# Seattle

'Everything hurts' - Panicked call of mountain biker attacked by cougar is released by police

May 24th 2018, 7:43 AM 18,808 Views 20 Comments

Isaac Sederbaum survived the attack but his friend SJ Brooks was killed.

# seattle - Monday 21 May, 2018

Mountain biker killed by cougar despite 'doing everything right' and facing down the beast
# Seattle
# Seattle

Mountain biker killed by cougar despite 'doing everything right' and facing down the beast

May 21st 2018, 8:45 AM 64,203 Views 47 Comments

It was the first fatal cougar attack Washington state in 94 years.

# seattle - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Seattle's housing crisis is making it look to taller and denser homes
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

Seattle's housing crisis is making it look to taller and denser homes

Feb 18th 2018, 9:45 AM 15,016 Views 15 Comments

The city’s average house price is above €700,000.

# seattle - Monday 22 January, 2018

Amazon has finally opened its long awaited 'Go' store
# No Queues
# No Queues

Amazon has finally opened its long awaited 'Go' store

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:30 PM 35,222 Views 37 Comments

The shop allows customers to take stuff off the shelf and walk out.

# seattle - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Rapper Nelly arrested on suspicion of rape
# Seattle
# Seattle

Rapper Nelly arrested on suspicion of rape

Oct 7th 2017, 6:19 PM 37,090 Views 0 Comments

A woman alleges that Nelly raped her in a town outside Seattle.

# seattle - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road
# Seattle
# Seattle

Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road

May 3rd 2017, 10:46 PM 18,008 Views 9 Comments

A number of vehicles were damaged.

# seattle - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot

Mar 5th 2017, 12:15 PM 15,293 Views 26 Comments

Recently, South Asians have been on edge after a deadly shooting in a suburban Kansas City bar that the FBI is investigating as a hate crime.

# seattle - Friday 8 April, 2016

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital
# Washington
# Washington

Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital

Apr 8th 2016, 8:40 AM 28,985 Views 33 Comments

28-year-old Anthony Garver stands accused of stabbing a woman to death after tying her to a bed with electrical cords.

# seattle - Friday 18 March, 2016

No explanation for why police release pictures of gun Kurt Cobain used to take his own life
# Seattle
# Seattle

No explanation for why police release pictures of gun Kurt Cobain used to take his own life

Mar 18th 2016, 8:10 AM 26,714 Views 26 Comments

It’s unclear why they’re making them public at this time.

# seattle - Saturday 27 February, 2016

'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide
# Washington
# Washington

'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide

Feb 27th 2016, 10:48 AM 20,870 Views 11 Comments

A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.

# seattle - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Five shot, two killed in 'targeted' attack at Seattle homeless camp
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

Five shot, two killed in 'targeted' attack at Seattle homeless camp

Jan 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 8,952 Views 0 Comments

Police are hunting for two men in the wake of the shooting.

# seattle - Saturday 14 November, 2015

This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it
# Seattle
# Seattle

This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it

Nov 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 13,706 Views 6 Comments

The gum wall is considered something of a landmark in Seattle.

# seattle - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Robbie Keane & Steven Gerrard's season could end prematurely tonight
# Crunch Time
From The42
# Crunch Time

Robbie Keane & Steven Gerrard's season could end prematurely tonight

Oct 28th 2015, 10:30 AM 9,056 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Liverpool midfielder’s form has fluctuated since he arrived in California in July.

# seattle - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Sex crimes investigator accused of trying to have sex with a sexual assault victim
# Special Victims Unit
# Special Victims Unit

Sex crimes investigator accused of trying to have sex with a sexual assault victim

Sep 30th 2015, 9:07 PM 22,488 Views 21 Comments

A woman is suing two officers who had been investigating a previous sexual assault on her.

# seattle - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Four dead, 12 critical after crash between tour bus and amphibious vehicle
# Seattle
# Seattle

Four dead, 12 critical after crash between tour bus and amphibious vehicle

Sep 24th 2015, 8:55 PM 20,237 Views 5 Comments

The crash happened on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge at about 7pm Irish time.

# seattle - Monday 4 May, 2015

A rake of police had to rescue a man who got stuck in a basketball net
# I Will In Me Hoop
From The Daily Edge
# I Will In Me Hoop

A rake of police had to rescue a man who got stuck in a basketball net

May 4th 2015, 4:23 PM 3,903 Views 3 Comments

Darwin Award Recipient, 2015.

# seattle - Monday 27 April, 2015

Hero teacher tackles student who fired shots in school
# Thurston
# Thurston

Hero teacher tackles student who fired shots in school

Apr 27th 2015, 8:12 PM 20,945 Views 7 Comments

Brady Olson, a civics and government teacher, stopped the shooter, tackling him to the ground according to witnesses.

# seattle - Saturday 18 April, 2015

'Everyone's been stung' ... Millions of bees escape after Seattle tractor-trailer crash
# Not The Bees
# Not The Bees

'Everyone's been stung' ... Millions of bees escape after Seattle tractor-trailer crash

Apr 18th 2015, 10:55 AM 14,239 Views 23 Comments

“I think everybody there got stung,” a local police officer said.

# seattle - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Video: Amy the pig is fetching, dancing and playing the piano at dog shows
# That'll Do Pig
# That'll Do Pig

Video: Amy the pig is fetching, dancing and playing the piano at dog shows

Mar 12th 2015, 9:30 PM 15,379 Views 12 Comments

Move over Babe – this is real.

# seattle - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Dog takes the bus to meet her owner at the park, all by herself
# Eclipse
From The Daily Edge
# Eclipse

Dog takes the bus to meet her owner at the park, all by herself

Jan 14th 2015, 8:07 AM 4,042 Views 2 Comments

Public transport has gone to the dogs.

# seattle - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince
# High School Shooting
# High School Shooting

Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince

Oct 25th 2014, 7:48 AM 31,927 Views 58 Comments

The shooter opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others.

# seattle - Friday 24 October, 2014

Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school
# Shooting
# Shooting

Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school

Oct 24th 2014, 10:45 PM 37,504 Views 128 Comments

Police are at the scene in Washington, north Seattle.

# seattle - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Man tries to kill spider, ends up burning his house down
# Along Came A Spider
From The Daily Edge
# Along Came A Spider

Man tries to kill spider, ends up burning his house down

Jul 16th 2014, 9:59 PM 2,717 Views 1 Comment

KILL IT WITH FIRE! Except maybe don’t.

# seattle - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Everyone who went to this Kings of Leon concert might have measles
# Health Is On Fire
From The Daily Edge
# Health Is On Fire

Everyone who went to this Kings of Leon concert might have measles

Apr 8th 2014, 1:30 PM 2,615 Views 0 Comments

Well, some people anyway.

# seattle - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago today. Here's how one group of Irish schoolfriends reacted...
# Vigil For Kurt
# Vigil For Kurt

Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago today. Here's how one group of Irish schoolfriends reacted...

Apr 5th 2014, 7:53 PM 60,110 Views 64 Comments

Worried parents were reluctant to let their teenagers go to the Phoenix Park vigil for Kurt Cobain, its young organisers remember. But hundreds showed up, to share their memories… and sing his songs.

# seattle - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered
# Washington State
# Washington State

Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered

Mar 25th 2014, 8:03 AM 8,220 Views 7 Comments

The number of people missing has fluctuated wildly from 18 to 176.

# seattle - Monday 24 March, 2014

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide
# Searching
# Searching

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide

Mar 24th 2014, 5:15 PM 15,781 Views 1 Comment

At least eight people have been killed in the mudslide that happened on Saturday in a rural area near Seattle.

# seattle - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Six-month-old baby rescued after homes destroyed in landslide
# Washington State
# Washington State

Six-month-old baby rescued after homes destroyed in landslide

Mar 23rd 2014, 9:52 AM 10,852 Views 2 Comments

Eight people have been rescued but three people were killed during the incident.

# seattle - Friday 21 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Mar 21st 2014, 11:00 PM 15,142 Views 0 Comments

Everybody’s talking about that life-changing robot, pre-match clashes in the city centre and selfies raising loads of cash for cancer support.

New photos from Kurt Cobain death released by police
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

New photos from Kurt Cobain death released by police

Mar 21st 2014, 9:25 AM 28,636 Views 61 Comments

The images were discovered on an undeveloped roll of film in Seattle police archives.

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