A deadly shooting occurred at a homeless encampment at Airport Way and South Atlantic Street in a greenbelt adjacent to the I-5 freeway, known as The Jungle, on Tuesday night, Jan. 26, around 7:15 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department (SPD).
The Superior Court of King County Washington filed documents against Galma Adam Waqo, charging the defendant with the crime of “murder in the first degree.” The bail suggested was $1,000,000. The incident occurred Aug. 23, and initially, Jamal Rashad Woods-Hall, the victim, was pronounced dead, but he survived the shooting. The shooting took place around […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In the honor of Donnie Chin, who was killed in the line of fire last month, amazing stories were shared with more than 800 people on Aug. 15 in Chinatown. Although much has been reported in the media about Chin, a hero, protector, and savior of the International District […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly There has been community concern about the presence of hookah bars and lounges in the International District and throughout other Seattle neighborhoods recently, due to the shooting of community figurehead Donnie Chin in late July. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced August 3 that the “City will step up enforcement against […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle restaurant owner Scott Koh and three of his employees were arrested late last month on charges of kidnapping and beating a man identified as the lover of Koh’s estranged wife. King County Prosecutors described Koh as the “ringleader” of a calculated plot to harm Chris McMonagle. However, many […]
By Somer Hanson Clover Park Technical College A group of Japanese medical laboratory students from Osaka Jikei College visited Clover Park Technical College in
By Suzanne Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly On Aug. 22nd, Cornerstone Medical Services hosted the first stomach cancer summit in Washington state’s history. A hundred health, human service, and community leaders gathered at the Clarion Hotel in Federal Way to hear Dr. Joo Ha Hwang (chief of gastroenterology at Harborview Medical Center) explain how to […]
Seattle police say a 62-year-old man suffered stab wounds on Thursday, May 8, during a 12:50 p.m. machete attack at Seventh Avenue S. and S. Main Street, an intersection on the north edge of the International District. Police said they failed to find anyone fitting bystanders’ description of the suspect. The attacker was said to […]
The Seattle City Council will soon vote on one of the largest redevelopment projects the city has faced in recent years: the replacement of historic Yesler Terrace with a new public housing community …
On Saturday, April 23 just after 5 p.m., three were involved in an accident on Highway 18 near Tiger Mountain, 15 minutes away from North Bend.