Several groups, primarily labor organizations and those supporting President Barack Obama’s economic and health-care stands, plan to demonstrate outside the Republican National Convention in the coming days.
Occupy groups from across the country are headed to Philadelphia for a national gathering on Independence Mall on Wednesday, July 4. About 1,500 people are expected from across the country, including Seattle.
Seattle police are asking the public to help identify five more people shown in video of violence during May Day demonstrations.
Local officials are warning of traffic disruptions and a possibility of violence as several May Day rallies and marches are set to converge in downtown Seattle Tuesday.
Occupy Seattle, immigrant rights groups and others will hold a series of rallies and marches on Tuesday.
Police in Washington state who searched a storage unit rented by Josh Powell found a stained comforter that tested positive for blood, according to court documents. Meanwhile, The News Tribune reports that protestors from the Westboro Baptist Church have apparently cancelled plans to come to Washington.
On the ninth day of what has been mostly peaceful protests by anti-government groups in Egypt, supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have taken to the streets leading to violent clashes between the two sides. […]