More than 30 arrested as Seattle cops clear CHOP zone

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an emergency order Wednesday morning directing protesters to leave the area of the CHOP, Capitol Hill Organized Protest, and Cal Anderson Park area. More than 30 protesters were arrested, police said.

Protesters resist as crews arrive at Seattle's CHOP protest zone

Crews arrived with heavy equipment arrived early Friday at Seattle’s “occupied” protest zone, apparently ready to dismantle barriers set up by demonstrators, but halted work when demonstrators resisted, including by lying on top of some of the makeshift structures.

Businesses sue Seattle over ‘occupied’ protest zone

A collection of Seattle businesses, property owners and residents sued the city Wednesday over its tolerance of an “occupied” protest zone, saying officials have been complicit in depriving them of their rights to their property.

Seattle protest declared a riot hours after curfew begins

RENTON, Wash. -- Protests were peaceful for most of the day Monday until about 9:00 p.m. when police used flash bangs and tear gas in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.Seattle police said the incident commander declared the incident a riot after they said the crowd threw "rocks, bottles and fireworks at officers" and were "attempting to breach barricades one block from the East Precinct."