Stories tagged: ed murray
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
The former foster son of ex-Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has filed a lawsuit against the city and Murray, claiming Murray improperly used the city’s top office to defame him and …
Mon., April 23, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
A 47-year-old man who sued former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray over sexual abuse claims that effectively ended Murray’s political career died of an accidental overdose of illegal and prescription drugs.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
The former foster son of ex-Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city negligently failed to investigate his and other men’s allegations that Murray sexually abused them decades ago.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Delvonn Heckard, the Kent, Washington, man who sued Seattle Mayor Ed Murray last year on allegations of sexual abuse decades ago – prompting other accusations to come to light, leading …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
The city of Seattle will pay $150,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by Delvonn Heckard, one of five men this year to publicly accuse former Mayor Ed Murray of sexual …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
SEATTLE – Seattle on Monday got its third mayor in less than a week following the resignation last week of Ed Murray amid allegations he sexually abused teenage boys decades …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Seattle’s temporary mayor, appointed after Ed Murray resigned amid sex abuse allegations, spent just 48 hours on the job before announcing Friday he didn’t want to keep it.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray built his standing in the gay community and in Washington state politics through a decades-long push for bias protections, domestic partnerships and finally, marriage equality. But …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell took the oath of office to become mayor on Wednesday, as Ed Murray, disgraced by allegations of child sexual abuse, ended his time at …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has announced his resignation after a fifth man came forward and accused him of sexual abuse decades ago.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Mayors in two Washington cities took action Friday toward removing statues, monuments and signs honoring Confederate soldiers and other leaders in the wake of the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Seattle voters took the first step in choosing a new mayor with early returns in Tuesday’s primary showing former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan clearly in first in the race to …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him decades ago has demanded more than $1 million from the city, saying Murray defamed him.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he is not resigning following claims by four men that he sexually abused them as teenagers.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has ordered the city’s police department to equip patrol officers with body cameras.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Three decades before Ed Murray was elected Seattle’s mayor, an Oregon child-welfare investigator found that he had sexually abused his foster son, prompting state officials to conclude that “under no …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he won’t stage a write-in campaign to try to secure a second term after a man who had accused him of sexual abuse announced plans …
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
As temperatures began to rise, hundreds of men, women and children carrying rainbow flags hit the streets in the 43th annual Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has sent a proposal to the City Council aimed at reducing barriers to rental housing for people with criminal records.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager has asked a court to dismiss the lawsuit he filed against the mayor.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 4 p.m.
Seattle has taken a significant step forward in a long-running arena saga whose culmination could see either an NBA or NHL team playing in the city.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
A judge has rejected a request from attorneys for a man suing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray for alleged sexual abuse to move the case out of King County and warned …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Seattle officials have agreed to pay Mayor Ed Murray’s former spokeswoman $125,000 and give her a new job with the city with a $100,000 salary to settle a discrimination claim.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Attorneys for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray have formally denied allegations of sexual abuse and asked that a lawsuit making the claims be dismissed.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Ed Murray isn’t endorsing a candidate in the race to succeed him as mayor of Seattle. But he has some thoughts about what’s become a wide-open contest.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
A change-of-venue request has been submitted by the attorneys of a man in a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse by Seattle’s mayor.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Police have released dash camera video in connection with an officer response to a “suspicious person” report at Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s home last summer.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Jenny Durkan, the former U.S. attorney for Western Washington, is running for Seattle mayor.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
A judge on Thursday sanctioned the lawyer for the man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting him when he was a teenager for “flagrant” violations of ethical …