Was that gunfire you heard last night on Queen Anne? Yes, it was.
Man Fired Shotgun in the Streets of Queen Anne Last Night: Seattle police "received a report around 9:30 PM that an argument between neighbors... had spilled out onto the street," according to SPD's blotter. "When they arrived, police say they found a man carrying a shotgun. The man then fired off at least one round from the gun, though it's unclear if he was shooting at police," KOMO reports. "The gunman, a 26-year-old man, soon surrendered and was taken into custody."
The Crab Pot is one of many businesses that will have to close awhile.
An Estimated 900 Seattle Workers Are Preparing for Layoffs: So that seawall construction along the downtown waterfront can take place. "A $15 million fund from the city" will help some of them by allowing companies to "keep certain skilled employees, like general managers, chefs, or sea captains, on the payrolls." Construction's expected to last until at least next summer.
They Still Haven't Released the Name of the Officer Who Killed Mike Brown: "Although many departments around the country do release officers' names and details of use-of-force investigations, there is no consensus. And it has been far from routine in the St. Louis area, where the subject has sparked controversy for years," says the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Washington State has bought more than $4 million worth of this stuff already.
Washington State Has Purchased $4,349,623 in Legal Weed So Far: Which should add up to $1,087,406 in taxes, SeattlePI.com reports. "That’s more total sales than the first month in Colorado." And it's pretty impressive, as the PI points out, considering all the shortages in supply and considering you can hardly find legal weed in Seattle yet.
The Largest Marijuana Festival in America: Happens in Seattle and starts tomorrow.
Marshawn Lynch Cleared: Bellevue police say assault allegations against the Seahawk "are bogus."
Kurt Cobain's Daughter Tells Robin Williams's Daughter: "Wherever, whenever u need me I'll be there."