#SaveTheShowbox

Showbox Owner Sues the City

The company alleged that council members violated its constitutional rights.

09/05/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Police Accountability

Appeals Court Upholds Seattle's Use-of-Force Policy in Cops' Lawsuit

More than 120 police officers argued the city's updated use-of-force policy violated Second Amendment rights.

09/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Police Accountability

Charleena Lyles's Father Sues Officers Who Shot Her

Charles Lyles's legal counsel said they would not participate in the inquest hearing organized by the city and King County.

09/08/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Immigration

Seattle Helps Fight Trump's Threat to Pull Funding from Cities That Won't Enforce Immigration Laws

Seattle joined 36 other local governments in support of Chicago's lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

08/31/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Court Decisions Haven't Stopped Some Uber Drivers from Fighting Unionization

A small group of rideshare drivers continue to protest a law put on hold, but so far ultimately upheld in court.

08/31/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Attorney's Race 2017

What to Know About the City Attorney's Race

Four major issues that will continue to play out in the months to come.

08/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

As Police Reform Bill Moves Toward Council Vote, Community Police Commission Wants More

CPC members responded to letters from the city attorney and police chief.

05/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Attorney's Race 2017

Murray's Public Safety Advisor, Scott Lindsay, Is Running for City Attorney

Lindsay said Holmes's office got off to a good start but "flatlined and floundered" on criminal justice reform.

04/27/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Afternoon Jolt

Pot vs. Hookahs: Memo Reveals City's Inconsistent Approach

Before the city was trying to shut down hookah lounges, it was trying to open pot lounges.

08/17/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

City Stands by Closed Door Meeting

The day's winners and losers.

10/08/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Citing U.S. Supreme Court, Developers Challenge Incentive Zoning Fee in Federal Court

Downtown developers mount legal challenge to city's affordable housing fee.

08/12/2014 By Josh Feit

City Hall

City Prosecutors Seek to Form Union

Attorneys in the criminal division of the city attorney's office seek to form a union.

08/18/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

After Detailed Discussions

01/07/2010 By Morning Fizz