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Delvonn Heckard, Man Who Sued Former Mayor Ed Murray For Rape, Reportedly Dead

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Heckard filed his first lawsuit against Murray in April. by Heidi Groover The man whose lawsuit led to the uncovering of sexual assault allegations against former mayor Ed Murray has died, reports KING 5. Reporter Elisa Hahn says she confirmed Heckard's death with his family, who learned of his passing from the King County Medical Examiner's Office. Show More Summary

Staffing the Accused: Inside the Intense, Six-Month-Long Downfall of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He denied everything. They had to decide: Who do I believe? What do I do? by Eli Sanders O n the top floor of Seattle's City Hall, just beyond the reception desk and secured doors that mark the mayor's office, is a long hallway carpeted in a pattern of interlocking squares, all of them differing shades of gray. Show More Summary

Seattle Human Resources Director Susan Coskey Resigns

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The shakeups continue. by Steven Hsieh Another City Hall departure. City of Seattle The flight of Ed Murray appointees continues with the resignation of Human Resources director Susan Coskey. Mayor Jenny Durkan announced in a press release today that Coskey is stepping down after three years of service. Show More Summary

The Morning News: City Lobbyist Faces Questions About Conflict of Interest, New Case Against Ed Murray, NIMBYs Win

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Also: Some dry noodles shut down the governor's office. by Heidi Groover Former mayor Ed Murray and mayoral frontrunner Jenny Durkan have the same consultant. That consultant also lobbies the mayor on behalf of corporations. Is thatShow More Summary

Accuser Files New Suit Against Former Mayor Ed Murray, Adds City of Seattle as Defendant

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

SEATTLE — A Kent, Wash., man who earlier this year withdrew a lawsuit that helped expose a wider alleged child sex-abuse scandal that drove Ed Murray out of public office has refiled a legal case against Seattle’s former mayor. Delvonn Heckard… Read The post Accuser Files New Suit Against Former Mayor Ed Murray, Adds City of Seattle as Defendant appeared first on Towleroad.

Accuser Re-Files Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against Ed Murray. And Now He's Also Suing the City.

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Delvonn Heckard thinks he'll have a better shot with Murray out of office. by Steven Hsieh Mayor Ed Murray resigned last month. CITY OF SEATTLE / THE STRANGER Delvonn Heckard, the man whose withdrawn child sex abuse lawsuit against former...Show More Summary

Ed Murray Was at a City Press Conference Today

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

We'll be busy putting our heads in a blender. by Heidi Groover Former #Seattle mayor Ed Murray says he watched signing of City legislation as a private citizen. Hear from him tonight on @KIRO7Seattle.— Patrick...Show More Summary

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray

For many people, Ed Murray’s time as mayor will forever recall the horrific allegations against him, and his arguably tone-deaf response to those allegations — and rightfully so. While acknowledging the significance of that story, I feel fully unqualified to address it in any detail. So I’ll set the ominous cloud to one side, and […]

Governor Jay Inslee Endorses Jenny Durkan for Mayor

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Inslee previously endorsed Ed Murray. by Heidi Groover Democratic Governor Jay Inslee has endorsed Jenny Durkan for mayor. The governor made the announcement in the above video just released by Durkan's campaign. Inslee says Durkan "has...Show More Summary

Good Riddance, Benton Strong

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He was a bad flack. by The Stranger This is Benton Strong, a flack for former Seattle mayor Ed Murray. Today was his last day at work. Strong marked his last day at City Hall with an earnest goodbye and commentary on Taco Bell. We're...Show More Summary

Emails Show How City Employees Responded to Ed Murray's Sex Abuse Allegations

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Thank you for your GREAT leadership, Mayor, your legacy will endure!" by Sydney Brownstone Seattle City Hall. Last week, the Seattle Times published an op-ed from two advocates for child sex abuse survivors asking why why...Show More Summary

Seattle councilman becomes city's third mayor in a week

Seattle has its third mayor in less than a week, after former Mayor Ed Murray resigned amid allegations he sexually abused teenage boys decades ago. The City Council on Monday … Click to Continue »

Belfast noun pile headline head-scratcher

This head-scratcher of a headline from the Belfast Telegraph was brought to our attention by Mike Pope: "Ed Murray: Sex abuse claim US mayor's time in Northern Ireland 'should be probed'". Ed Murray, the article explains, recently resigned as the mayor of Seattle under a cloud of allegations of sexual abuse. Amnesty International has asked for […]

Donald Trump Jr. Hits Democrats Over Mayor Resignation

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Ed Murray stepped down after a fifth claim of child sexual assault became public on Tuesday.

The Morning News: Bruce Harrell Sworn in as Mayor, Trump Working on a DACA Deal

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Ed Murray is out and Bruce Harrell is in—for now. seattle city council City Council President Bruce Harrell Will Serve as Interim Mayor: Harrell, who represented parts of South Seattle on the council, was sworn in yesterday evening. Show More Summary

The Latest: New Seattle mayor sworn in after Murray resigns

The Latest on the resignation of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell has been sworn in as the city's mayor, after … Click to Continue »

Gay Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Resigns Amid Child Molestation Allegations

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

"To the people of this special city and to my dedicated staff, I am sorry for this painful situation."

"I’m Ready to Stop Reliving My Own Trauma": Washington State Politicians Respond to Ed Murray's Resignation

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Washington State Representative Noel Frame represents the 36th Legislative District, which includes Ballard, Magnolia, and Queen Anne. Kelly O Yesterday, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced his resignation amid accusations from his cousin, Joseph Dyer, 54, that Murray sexually abused him as a teenager in the 1970s. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Jr. hits Democrats over mayor resignation

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., took to Twitter to question why it took five allegations of sexual abuse against Ed Murray for the embattled Seattle mayor to resign. “It took 5?” the eldest of the president’s children wrote on Twitter, sharing a CNBC tweet reporting the news of...

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