Washington State

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

Local water park mysteriously prevented from reopening despite others being allowed to fully operate

After having been given permission to operate by local health officials, the state came in and shut them down, though they allowed other, government run parks, to operate.

Ari Hoffman

BREAKING: Federal agents have left Seattle

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan confirmed the the Border Patrol Tactical Unit has demobilized and departed, according to a press release from the governor's office.

Libby Emmons

Seattle asks Washington State for cash influx for undocumented immigrants—businesses, residents, see no help in sight

The Seattle City Council asked Governor Jay Inslee to provide $100,000,000 in coronavirus relief for undocumented immigrants.

Ari Hoffman

Deadly hit-and-run driver pleads not guilty on all counts in Seattle protestor fatality

On Wednesday, Dawit Kelete, 27, the suspect in the hit and run death of a protestor on Seattle's I-5 on July 4, plead not guilty to all charges.

Ari Hoffman

BREAKING: Seattle plans to shutter downtown jail, juvenile detention centers after city council votes to defund police

Seattle's King County is planning on closing the county jail in Seattle and has no plan to replace it. There are additional plans to end all youth detention by 2025.

Ari Hoffman

Segregation in the name of anti-racism advocated by Washington State

Washington State agencies are using segregation to enforce racial equity and adhere to the new social justice norms of anti-racism.

Ari Hoffman

Twelve officers injured as riots return to Seattle

Twelve police officers were injured, and two rioters were arrested as Seattle faced a resurgence of civil unrest yesterday.

Ari Hoffman

Young Democrats group joins Antifa and BLM to protest against Seattle police

Black Lives Matter and Antifa activists were joined by members of the King County Young Democrats to protest against and advocate for defunding the police.

Ari Hoffman and David Solovy

BLM cop killer arrested after mother posts about his crime on Facebook

A mother took to Facebook to ask for prayers for her son. Carolyn Washington wrote: "In shock My son killed a police officer and wounded another one Asking for PRAYER."

Ari Hoffman and Libby Emmons

Black Lives Matter stands against Israel

BLM protests have continued their call for defunding police departments, but they have since added a new target for their anger— the Jewish state of Israel.

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 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

Seattle's new occupiers recreate the social problems of Seattle inside their cop-free zone

CHOP activists are creating a place to put drug addicts to keep them away from the good activists. CHOP suffers from the same social ills as Seattle itself.

Ari Hoffman