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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Seattle

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# Washington
One dead and nine missing after seaplane crash near Seattle
The crash happened in Mutiny Bay, off Whidbey Island, about 65 kilometres north-west of the city .
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# sweltering
Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day
The temperatures were unheard of in a region better known for rain.
# Seattle
Scientists discover first ‘murder hornet’ of the year in US
The two-inch-long invasive insects, first found near the US-Canadian border in December 2019, are native to Asia.
# Washington
One killed, another seriously injured by car which ploughed into crowd protesting against police brutality in Seattle
Footage of the incident was shared online.
# Occupied
Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance
Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.
# US
Man killed and teenager in critical condition after shooting in Seattle’s occupied protest zone
It is the second fatal shooting in the area occupied for two weeks by protesters.
# Irish Abroad
'I'd love to get into an academy somewhere because I want to play pro rugby'
19-year-old Dublin native Karl Keane is part of the USA U20s squad.
# like mother like daughter
Sophie O'Sullivan set to follow in Sonia's footsteps and pursue athletics career in America
The 18-year-old is Seattle-bound.
# Seattle
'Terrifying': Crane collapse kills four people and injures four others in Seattle
Officials do not yet know the cause of the collapse.
# richard russell
US investigators find black box of crashed Seattle plane
Richard Russell stole an empty commercial airplane and crashed into a small island after being chased by military jets
# richard russell
'So many people loved him' - family pays tribute to airline employee who stole passenger plane and crashed it
The man who stole the plane has now been identified as 29-year-old Richard Russell.
# Seattle
'Everything hurts' - Panicked call of mountain biker attacked by cougar is released by police
Isaac Sederbaum survived the attack but his friend SJ Brooks was killed.
# Seattle
Mountain biker killed by cougar despite 'doing everything right' and facing down the beast
It was the first fatal cougar attack Washington state in 94 years.
# Growing pains
Seattle's housing crisis is making it look to taller and denser homes
The city’s average house price is above €700,000.
# no queues
Amazon has finally opened its long awaited 'Go' store
The shop allows customers to take stuff off the shelf and walk out.
# Seattle
Rapper Nelly arrested on suspicion of rape
A woman alleges that Nelly raped her in a town outside Seattle.
# Seattle
Somehow nobody was injured when this plane hit power lines and crashed onto a road
A number of vehicles were damaged.
# hate crime
Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot
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.
# Washington
Man accused of torturing woman to death escapes psychiatric hospital
28-year-old Anthony Garver stands accused of stabbing a woman to death after tying her to a bed with electrical cords.
# Seattle
No explanation for why police release pictures of gun Kurt Cobain used to take his own life
It’s unclear why they’re making them public at this time.
# Washington
'It's a terrible tragedy': Five dead in apparent family murder-suicide
A 12-year-old girl survived the carnage.
# the jungle
Five shot, two killed in 'targeted' attack at Seattle homeless camp
Police are hunting for two men in the wake of the shooting.
# Seattle
This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it
The gum wall is considered something of a landmark in Seattle.
# Crunch time
Robbie Keane & Steven Gerrard's season could end prematurely tonight
The ex-Liverpool midfielder’s form has fluctuated since he arrived in California in July.
# Special victims unit
Sex crimes investigator accused of trying to have sex with a sexual assault victim
A woman is suing two officers who had been investigating a previous sexual assault on her.
# Seattle
Four dead, 12 critical after crash between tour bus and amphibious vehicle
The crash happened on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge at about 7pm Irish time.
# i will in me hoop
A rake of police had to rescue a man who got stuck in a basketball net
Darwin Award Recipient, 2015.
# Thurston
Hero teacher tackles student who fired shots in school
Brady Olson, a civics and government teacher, stopped the shooter, tackling him to the ground according to witnesses.
# not the bees
'Everyone's been stung' ... Millions of bees escape after Seattle tractor-trailer crash
“I think everybody there got stung,” a local police officer said.
# that'll do pig
Video: Amy the pig is fetching, dancing and playing the piano at dog shows
Move over Babe – this is real.
# eclipse
Dog takes the bus to meet her owner at the park, all by herself
Public transport has gone to the dogs.
# high school shooting
Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince
The shooter opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others.
# Shooting
Two dead after shooter opens fire at US high school
Police are at the scene in Washington, north Seattle.
# along came a spider
Man tries to kill spider, ends up burning his house down
KILL IT WITH FIRE! Except maybe don’t.
# health is on fire
Everyone who went to this Kings of Leon concert might have measles
Well, some people anyway.
# vigil for kurt
Kurt Cobain died 20 years ago today. Here's how one group of Irish schoolfriends reacted...
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.
# washington state
Fatal US mudslide: Five questions families want answered
The number of people missing has fluctuated wildly from 18 to 176.
# Searching
Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide
At least eight people have been killed in the mudslide that happened on Saturday in a rural area near Seattle.
# washington state
Six-month-old baby rescued after homes destroyed in landslide
Eight people have been rescued but three people were killed during the incident.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everybody’s talking about that life-changing robot, pre-match clashes in the city centre and selfies raising loads of cash for cancer support.