Half a dozen people have been hospitalized after a shuttle van ran into pedestrians and crashed into a building at a busy intersection in downtown Seattle, Washington. Police are treating it as a traffic accident.
A dramatic video has emerged on social media showing a Hawaiian Airlines plane’s engine catching fire upon landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. The footage shows flames coming out of the aircraft’s engine.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has announced his resignation after a fifth man came forward to accuse him of sexual abuse. The mayor has denied accusations that he repeatedly molested his 13-year-old cousin decades ago.
A US Air Force spy plane has been flying circles above Seattle for over a week. The military says it is on a routine training mission, while aviation analysts speculate it could be testing new surveillance technologies.
A first-of-its-kind city law forcing Uber and Lyft drivers in Seattle to become employees instead of independent contractors, in order to negotiate with a city-sanctioned union, has been temporarily blocked by a federal judge.