Seattle police prepare for post-Super Bowl shenanigans After the Seahawks won the Super Bowl last year, fans took to the streets of Seattle en masse. As the night wore on, some lit fires in intersections, others climbed atop buildings and light poles. KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse sat down with Assistant Police Chief Paul McDonagh and West Precinct Captain Chris Fowler, who will be in charge of the department's response to potentially rowdy fans after this year's big game.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Man seeks $500K from Seattle police in pepper spray incident Jesse Hagopian, a Seattle teacher and activist, has filed a $500,000 claim against the Seattle Police Department and the City of Seattle after he was pepper sprayed during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day demonstration. A video released by Hagopian's attorney, James Bible, shows him being sprayed by a Seattle police officer as he is talking on his phone. Hagopian spoke about the incident at a press conference on Wednesday.
Man pepper sprayed by Seattle police seeks $500K in damages Jesse Hagopian, a Seattle teacher and activist, has filed a $500,000 claim against the Seattle Police Department and the City of Seattle after he was pepper sprayed during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day demonstration. KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse reports.
Seattle city councilman's wife may be violating state labor laws Seattle City Councilman Mike O'Brien sat down with KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse on Tuesday to discuss the use of volunteer labor at his wife's trendy fermented food kitchen in Ballard. O'Brien said that if use of the unpaid workers is illegal, his wife, Julie, will correct it.
Still 'a lot of work to do' in downtown Seattle Following a shooting near Third Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle that left two injured, KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse took a walk to the scene with the president of the Downtown Seattle Association, Jon Scholes. Scholes said the city has come a long way in combating crime and improving the quality of life along the Pike-Pine Street corridor, but thinks there’s still “a lot of work to do.”
Packers fans react to big loss with dignity, class It was a thrilling victory for the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, but a devastating loss for Green Bay. KIRO Radio's Brandi Kruse met up with Packers fans after the NFC Championship, many of whom took the loss surprisingly well.