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Top Seattle news: 'CHOP' is not a police-free zone, chief says; new NHL arena likely delayed; more

Top Seattle news: 'CHOP' is not a police-free zone, chief says; new NHL arena likely delayed; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Seattle.

The Seattle police were accused of macing a 7-year-old boy at a Black Lives Matter protest. The protester who filmed the aftermath was held in jail for 2 days a week later.

A Seattle protester who captured video of a distressed young boy who was said to have just been maced in the face by the police at a Black Lives Matter demonstration on May 30 was himself arrested a week later.

Read the full story on Business Insider.

Chief: Seattle protest area is not a police-free zone

Police will return to an area of a Seattle neighborhood being occupied by protesters if there are threats to public safety, the chief of police said after a business owner complained that officers didn’t respond when he called 911 to report a break-in and vandalism.

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

Seattle's new NHL arena likely delayed by couple of months

The arena for Seattle's expansion NHL team is behind schedule by a couple of months but is still expected to open in plenty of time for the team to begin play in the 2021-22 NHL season.

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.


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