Some Balk As Seattle Seeks To Spend More Money On HomelessSeattle Mayor Ed Murray wants voters to support a proposed ballot initiative that would increase property taxes to raise $275 million over five years for homeless services
Mayors Of 'Sanctuary Cities' Say They'll Fight Trump's PlansNew York's Bill de Blasio, Chicago's Rahm Emanuel and Seattle's Ed Murray are among those in "sanctuary cities" who have tried to soothe immigrant populations worried about Trump's agenda.
Homeless Man In Seattle Dies After Car Crashes Into His TentA car went off a freeway ramp in Seattle Monday morning, killing a 19-year-old man inside a tent at small homeless encampment
Murray Hires Director Of HomelessnessEven as homelessness declined slightly nationwide in 2015, it increased in urban areas, including Seattle
Ed Murray Signs Order To Protect Transgender RightsThe order is aimed at making public spaces safer for transgender and gender-diverse people.
Seattle Experiments With New Solutions To Ease HomelessnessAs homeless deaths mounted last fall in Seattle, elected officials declared an emergency, resorting to a tool often reserved for natural disasters to confront the burgeoning population of people living on the streets.
Three Teens Arrested In Deadly Shooting At Homeless CampThe suspects — boys ages 13, 16 and 17 — were arrested Monday in what police described as a "targeted" shootin
Seattle Mayor, Governor Hail Gay Marriage Ruling"I couldn't have imagined anything but living ... a secret or painful life," Murray said at an emotional news conference
Expedia Moves From Bellevue To SeattleThe online travel company announced the move at a news conference with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Thursday
Mayor Ed Murray Willing To Make NHL-First Deal For ArenaSeattle Mayor Ed Murray would be willing to amend the current SODO arena deal between Chris Hansen and the city council in order to allow construction for an National Hockey League tenant first.
Harold Scoggins Named New Seattle Fire ChiefSeattle Mayor Ed Murray introduced Glendale, California, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins on Wednesday as the new fire chief in Seattle
Minimum Wage Debate Pits Cities Against States Efforts to raise the wage are running into opposition from state lawmakers and business groups who say a patchwork of minimum wages could lead to a confusing and unequal business climate in which labor costs would vary dramatically from city to city