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Charges filed in Seattle occupied zone shooting of Lorenzo Anderson

King County prosecutors have filed first-degree murder charges for a suspect accused of killing a teenager in a fatal June 20 shooting at the armed occupation of Seattle, known as the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP). The suspect remains at large.

Ari Hoffman

BLM protestors sue city for cost of their own 'riot gear'

Activists claim that Seattle's aggressive crowd control measures forced them to purchase expensive protective gear, "pricing" them out of exercising their rights.

Ari Hoffman

Tally for costs of autonomous zone in Seattle over ONE MILLION dollars so far

The City of Seattle spent over $1 million dollars in tax payer funds to secure public buildings from rioters from May 30th to July 6th.

Ari Hoffman

Mother of teen shot dead in occupied zone files wrongful death claim against Seattle

Donnitta Sinclair, Anderson’s Mother, alleges that city officials created a dangerous environment and failed to provide medical help to her son as he lay dying.

Ari Hoffman

King County Superior Court approves petition for an election to recall Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan

A King County Superior Court approved a petition for an election to recall Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan.

Collin Jones

Seattle officials worked hard to appease BLM and Antifa occupiers

As opposed to treating the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) as an armed takeover of the city, Seattle officials saw it as an opportunity.

Ari Hoffman

Seattle imposes new tax to go after Jeff Bezos—but his income is under the threshold

Seattle passed a tax on salaries of top earners in an effort to target Amazon and Jeff Bezos. Ironically, the tax does not apply to Jeff Bezos himself.

Ari Hoffman

Trump called father of teen slain in Seattle's occupied zone but Mayor Durkan has not

US President Donald Trump has reached out to offer his sympathies. Mayor Durkan, who called the zone a "block party" and talked about a "summer of love", has not.

Libby Emmons

Seattle's Capitol Hill is liberated from violent occupation

As the police pushed occupiers out of the area, they found spike strips, knives, and made over 40 arrests in downtown Seattle.

Ari Hoffman

'I don't want to get killed by these Antifa people': Seattle resident speaks out about life in occupied zone

"I own property here," the man said by way of identifying himself, and added he "would rather not get into it. I don't want to get killed by these Antifa people."

Libby Emmons

BREAKING: Seattle autonomous zone cleared of occupiers by police

After weeks of an occupation that has taken over the Capitol Hill area of Seattle, Seattle Police have moved in to clear the area. This comes after shootings, violence, and general mayhem.

Libby Emmons

Seattle begins to dismantle occupied zone as mayor tries to sanction militant council member

Seattle crews began removing the barriers around the occupation, while Mayor Durkan asked for the punishment or expulsion of City Council Member Kshama Sawant.

Ari Hoffman

Antifa praises shooting of two black teens as victory against fascism

Witness statements about the shooting of two black teens on Monday at the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP, formerly CHAZ) create a confusing picture that leaves more questions than answers.

Ari Hoffman and Ian Miles Cheong

16-year-old boy dead, 14-year-old boy in critical condition after ANOTHER shooting in Seattle's occupied zone

One person is dead and a 14-year-old is in critical condition following a fifth shooting in the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest.

Ari Hoffman

Reporter identifies man who assaulted him and tried to steal his phone in Seattle autonomous zone

A man who assaulted a reporter in Seattle's Capitol Hill Occupied Protest has been identified as DeJuan Young.

Collin Jones