Jenny Durkan


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 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 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 Ari Hoffman

Seattle businesses and residents fight back with major class action lawsuit over autonomous zone

The suit claims that claims the group have had their rights “overrun by the city of Seattle’s unprecedented decision to abandon and close off an entire city neighborhood.”

Ari Hoffman Ari Hoffman

BREAKING: Seattle mayor announces that police are returning to occupied zone

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has determined that the Seattle Police Department will be retaking the Capitol Hill District.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

Antifa prevents Seattle police from solving CHAZ shooting

At least two people were shot during an incident inside Seattle's Capitol Hill "autonomous zone" early Saturday morning.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Business owners in Seattle's occupied zone report threats against their safety

Interviews with local business owners and hired security companies have revealed that there are threats against businesses and residents in the CHOP.

Ari Hoffman Ari Hoffman

Seattle occupiers block roads in occupied zone despite agreement with city

After the City of Seattle erected more permanent barriers to enclose the occupied zone for protestors, those activists have blocked roads again.

Ari Hoffman Ari Hoffman

Seattle uses taxpayer dollars to appease armed occupiers

The city of Seattle installed concrete barriers to reinforce the boundaries of the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP), formerly the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ).

Ari Hoffman Ari Hoffman

LARP Farm: The ambitious gardeners and their noble gardening efforts in the CHAZ

The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) in Seattle has made significant strides in planting and growing their own vegetables amid efforts to really put the "autonomous" in "autonomous zone."

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Seattle mayor says armed occupation of her city may turn into 'summer of love'

Durkan compared the area to a “block party atmosphere” and when asked how long the area could look as it does she said, “We could have the Summer of Love.”

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

BREAKING: Seattle mayor compares armed occupation of her own city to a 'block party'

Police in Seattle returned to the the East Precinct which was abandoned when Antifa-led protestors took over a six-block area of the city earlier this week.

Ari Hoffman and Libby Emmons Ari Hoffman and Libby Emmons

Demands emerge from protestors claiming to be in Seattle's Capital Hill Autonomous Zone

A group claiming to be the leadership of occupiers of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood have published a list of demands for a return of the area.

Ari Hoffman Ari Hoffman

Democrat leaders in Seattle encourage Antifa-led violence, takeover of Capitol Hill

Antifa militants from the John Brown Gun Club set up the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” complete with barricades, guards armed with AR 15’s and signs saying “you are now leaving the USA.”

Ari Hoffman Ari Hoffman

Seattle authorities abandon downtown to protestors amid demands for mayor's resignation

Hundreds of protestors, who were aided by a City Council member, stormed Seattle's City Hall Tuesday night, demanding the resignation of the mayor.

Collin Jones Collin Jones