The Justice Department and Seattle announced a settlement Friday over long-simmering allegations of excessive force by police officers.
As a gunman opened fire inside a cafe in Seattle, a patron jumped into action, hitting the shooter twice with a stool and saving three lives, police said.
A hero hurled barstools at a gunman as he opened fire inside a Seattle cafe, police said Thursday.
Cops: Man suspected in fatal shootings that left four dead in Seattle shot himself - and was rushed to the hospital.
A suspect in the shooting spree at a Seattle cafe shot himself as investigators closed in on him Wednesday, police said.
Two weeks ago, I flew back to Seattle from Atlanta. Immediately after stepping off the plane, I could feel it: home.
"Occupy May Day" protests in Seattle get ugly as police clash with protesters.
Even as snowfall slowed Wednesday in the Pacific Northwest, officials warned that falling temperatures would make roads icy and dangerous for drivers.
Seattle could see one of its largest snowfalls since the 1940s as twin winter storms move over the Pacific Northwest, according to the National Weather Service.
A small plane crashed into a parked aircraft at Boeing Field in Seattle Wednesday night, sparking a fire on the east side of the airfield, authorities said.
A small plane crashed into a parked aircraft at Boeing Field in Seattle Wednesday night, sparking a fire.
Last time I was in Seattle I burned down an apartment. It wasn't arson; it was the faulty wiring on a trash-picked lamp. Or, from the look of the hard black puddle that used to be my stereo, a bad wall outlet. I never found out because two days later I left town to wait tables at Yellowstone National Park.
Gas prices have jumped, ending a downward slide, according to a survey published Sunday.
"We've spent a lot of time waiting," says the uncle of the woman cleared of murder charges
For a guy who's hopscotched around North America this week, flying from Seattle to Guatemala to New England, Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid was in a chipper mood when he reached me from Foxboro, Mass., on Wednesday night. He had every right to be, considering his team is pulling off one of the most impressive feats of 2011 in U.S. soccer.
A gunman opens fire near Issaquah High School in Washington. KING reports.
Officials in a town east of Seattle will try to piece together Sunday why a 51-year-old man went on a shooting spree near a high school athletic field before he was shot dead by police.
Post-recession penny-pinching has kept many Americans from jetting off in recent years. Still, your family has to go on vacation sometime.
Five things we learned from Week 17:
A federal jury in Seattle indicted two men Thursday on nine counts related to their alleged plot to attack a military installation.
Two men were arrested and charged with planning an attack on Americans enlisting in the armed forces in Seattle.
Two U.S. citizens from Seattle and Los Angeles -- described as "would-be terrorists" by the FBI -- have been arrested and charged with plotting to kill Americans enlisting in the armed forces in Seattle, federal officials announced Thursday.
Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things you should know about Week 13:
SEATTLE -- The best club rivalry in American soccer comes to MLS for the first time here on Saturday when the Seattle Sounders meet the Portland Timbers (11 p.m. ET, ESPN2), and the man in goal for Seattle will be Kasey Keller, who grew up in Olympia, Wash., and played his college ball at the University of Portland.
The city of Seattle will pay $1.5 million to the family of a man who was fatally shot by a police officer last year.
Five thoughts coming off the weekend action around the world:
CNN's Patrick Oppmann recently shared his suggestions for visitors to his adopted hometown of Seattle, Washington.
Seattle holds its first medical marijuana farmers market, as CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.
The crops for sale carry labels like "dark vader," "uk cheese" and "white russian."
A Boeing 747 cargo plane skidded on the runway at Sea-Tac Airport near Seattle Monday afternoon, the Federal Aviation Administration said. No injuries were reported.
With a little advance planning, trick-or-treaters can score king-sized Kit Kats -- and avoid boxes of raisins -- in their candy buckets.
Taking a look at the first round of the MLS playoffs, which begin this week:
A water taxi slammed into a pier Sunday in Seattle, Washington, injuring at least five people, authorities said.
Residents in Seattle, Washington, were shaken Tuesday afternoon by what sounded like explosions after two F-15s were dispatched in response to a report of a small plane that entered restricted airspace where President Barack Obama was campaigning for Sen. Patty Murray.
You're in a restaurant, or at an airport, or on a crowded street. The man or woman next to you crumples to the ground. Do you know what to do? Anyone trained in CPR knows the first step: Check for breathing, and check for a pulse. If there's no heartbeat -- what then?
Research finds a new, highly effective version of CPR that requires only chest compressions.
Know your Major League Soccer -- Five things to take away from Week 17:
Starbucks bought Seattle's Best back in 2003, but a week or so ago most coffee drinkers didn't know the two brands were related. The company didn't need them to. For years, opening new Starbucks stores had been enough to drive tremendous growth without any help from its little sister.
The FBI in Seattle, Washington, is looking into allegations of civil rights violations in the case of a police officer caught on video kicking a Latino detainee, an agent said Wednesday.
Here's a look at 10 storylines that will resonate through the 15th Major League Soccer season, which begins Thursday night in Seattle:
According to a survey by Real Simple, the living is surprisingly easy in these urban areas.
Hot or iced, with whipped topping or not -- Seattle's Best Coffee fans can soon have it their way.
Video of unarmed transit guards watching a girl being beaten on a bus tunnel platform has prompted Seattle authorities to review guidelines that kept the guards from intervening.
Six police officers or deputies shot to death in the Seattle, Washington, area since October 31 reflect a troubling trend highlighted by a report released Tuesday.
The suspect in the killing of four Seattle-area police officers, was shot and killed after a 2-day manhunt.
As a reward for information rose to $85,000 Wednesday, the president of the police union in Seattle, Washington, said no one in the city is safe while the killer of an officer is on the loose.
For just the second time in MLS history, a team won the Supporters' Shield while compiling less than 50 points during the regular season. Columbus' 13-7-10 record was good enough to lock down the league's best regular-season record, but such a mark doesn't exactly compare well to previous Supporters' Shield winners.
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Temperatures reached 94 degrees by noon in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday and were expected to keep climbling as a record heat wave gripped the Pacific Northwest.
Gas prices jumped nearly a quarter in the past three weeks, but the trend is unlikely to continue, according to a survey published on Sunday.
The family of a Seattle, Washington, woman is searching for answers after her mysterious death at a resort hotel in Thailand.
A free Lamborghini in Miami, Florida.
Seattle is a city of permanent caffeine buzz. As well as being the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle boasts countless independent coffee houses where the humble cup of Joe is served in all manner of fancy permutations. Fancy an iced maple white-chocolate mocha? Then this is your kind of town. Get your morning fix at the ever-popular Espresso Vivace Roasteria (901 E Denny Way and 227 Yale Ave), or at one of the many branches of local chain Tully's.
With the first stage of the MLS season in the books, it's time for our weekly dose of quick takes, plotlines to watch and Power Rankings.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer columnist Mike Lewis discusses the paper's uncertain future.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the city's oldest daily newspaper, published its last print edition Tuesday, moving the paper's entire operation online.
The Hearst Corp. announced Monday it will publish its last print edition of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer on Tuesday and shift the operation of Seattle's oldest business wholly to the Internet.
Some passengers on a diverted Aeromexico flight finally reached their destination in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday after spending 16 hours in limbo.
Bartender Chris Daw had plenty of patrons to serve early Saturday at the CC Attle tavern, despite the ricin threats that it and 10 other Seattle gay bars recently received.
Seattle hosts some fantastic events that make the most of the great outdoors and the city's passion for music. Here are some of the best.
More than just the quintessential Seattle shopping experience, Pike Place Market is a tourist attraction in its own right. This historic farmers market is the place to pick up all manner of fresh local produce, as well as handmade crafts, jewelry, antiques and paintings. Keep your camera handy to snap the colorful floral displays and the fishmongers tossing whole salmon to each other.
Whether you're into exclusive bars, dingy dives or the dubious pleasures of a sweaty moshpit, Seattle has plenty to keep you entertained.
There's a good range of accommodation in Seattle, with an emphasis on hotels geared towards the business traveler. With Microsoft's HQ based just across Lake Washington, Seattle has long been at the forefront of new technology and unlike most cities, many of its hotels offer free wi-fi.
Scott grew up in Texas and has lived in Seattle for 11 years. He runs the Central District News blog, which keeps tabs on the news in Quincy Jones's old neighborhood. Here he gives CNN the lowdown on life in Seattle.
First time in Seattle? Here are some hints to help you get the most from the city.
Seattle's character and history are closely linked to its waterside location, so it makes sense to start your sightseeing at the Waterfront.
There are few cities in the world blessed with a more beautiful setting than Seattle. It is surrounded by rugged green wilderness; to the west the Olympic Mountains, to the east the volcanoes and glaciers of the Cascade Range, and all around the brisk waters of the Northwest.
A father and stepmother were charged with withholding their 14-year-old daughter's food and water so drastically that she weighed only 48 pounds, authorities said
Imagine yourself on a ferryboat deck with a latte in one hand, your overnight bag at your feet, and the dazzling Seattle, Washington, skyline filling the horizon behind you. While the boat churns across Elliott Bay, the Space Needle disappears from view and a shoreline materializes in the distance.
Five McMansions were torched outside Seattle in what may have been eco-terrorism. But the locals aren't unhappy
So, honestly, how can a Seattle MLS franchise possibly fail?
A nationwide push to put portable defibrillators in every school may not be worth the cost, a new study concludes
Online retailer Amazon.com is delivering perishable groceries to a Seattle suburb in a pilot program, testing out a possible new food delivery service, according to a report Thursday.
In a world where third spaces -- the places where we spend time away from work and home -- are increasingly privately owned, how can we make our public spaces outstanding?
Juggling work, family, friends and community may seem sometimes like an impossible task. A flexible work schedule may be one solution to a better work-life balance.
The Supreme Court strikes a blow against race-based integration, but the decision suggests it may not be fatal
A bitterly divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday issued what is likely to be a landmark opinion -- ruling that race cannot be a factor in the assignment of children to public schools.
School officials in Seattle, Washington, said Thursday they know they cannot use "race-specific" rules to increase diversity in their schools but believe they can accomplish similar goals with "race-conscious measures."
The Supreme Court is poised to issue key rulings in two major cases involving diversity in schools.
In the middle of a nationwide housing slump, a few markets have held their ground - and then some.
Online worlds like Second Life have made a successful business out of getting people to buy and sell 3-D virtual real estate.
The year was 1992. Another NBA trade deadline day was in full swing. My phone rang every five minutes with another rumor, some fantastical and others with an element of truth. A few calls came from people inside the league who had very good information, and others were from my basketball fanatic friends, who had absolutely no information, but plenty of imagination.
An insurance company that wants to hold down payout costs has several ways to do that. One involves the software designed to help assess financial damages.
SI.com's Don Banks had a veteran NFC insider assess the divisional-round playoff games.
SI.com's Don Banks breaks down this weekend's four first-round playoff games ...
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For anyone who loves to eat, Seattle is one of the most dynamic and satisfying places to be in the country.
If you equate education with intelligence, then the smartest city in the United States is Seattle - 52.7 percent of its residents age 25 or older have completed a bachelor's degree or higher.
One person was killed and five others were wounded, three critically, in a shooting at the Jewish Federation in downtown Seattle, Washington, police said.
I'm 26 and I'm a compulsive saver. For the past five years I've saved over 70 percent of my net income, and I don't make that much. I track all my spending and have tried to budget "minimum" monthly spending levels, but I can't seem to meet them. I don't consider myself cheap, just frugal. And all my hobbies - music, games, sports - tend to be low-cost. Do you have any suggestions on how I can spend more money?
Federal agents have closed down the first known smuggling tunnel under the U.S.-Canada border and arrested on drug charges the three Canadians who allegedly built it, law enforcement authorities said Thursday.
From October through June, Seattle impersonates London—dark and drizzly, with a climate that's good for field-testing Gore-Tex but not much else. Visit in late summer, though, and the city shakes o...
Ant-Farm Technology is finally marching into the 21st century, thanks to Fascinations, a Seattle-based toy company. The ten-person, $5 million--plus firm is celebrating its 20th anniversary with th...
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There are supermarkets, and then there's the Uwajimaya -- Seattle's largest Asian food store, selling to a growing Asian community.
A monorail train carrying passengers to a Memorial Day festival caught fire Monday afternoon in Seattle, Washington, and fire crews hurriedly rescued passengers from smoky cars about one story above ground.
--CONTRARY INDICATORS As if equity analysts weren't already in the doghouse, a soon-to-be-published academic study finds that their highest-rated stocks underperformed their lowest-rated ones in 20...
Consider the neighboring communities of Fremont and Ballard, on the north side of town. Fremont is Seattle's acknowledged hip and cool spot, the kind of place where you meet people named Sunshine.
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