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January 25, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Man shot, killed; woman injured in Normandy Park

A man was killed and a woman injured near the 18500 block of Normandy Terrace S.W. Saturday afternoon. Normandy Park Police were responding to a call about an assault in the neighborhood about 2:45 p.m. Saturday when a second caller reported someone nearby had just been shot. An elderly man was pronounced dead in a home in…

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0 Comments | Topics: Normandy Park; murder; homicide; crime; police

May 26, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Motorcyclist, 24, killed in crash in Everett

A 24-year-old man died early Sunday evening after the motorcycle he was driving crashed on Highway 526 in Everett, police said. The motorcyclist was among a group of three motorcyle riders who were traveling east on the highway between Seaway Boulevard and Airport Road about 6:22 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to…

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0 Comments | Topics: crash, Everett, motorcycle

May 26, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Nine people injured in two-car accident near Kent

Nine people were injured, one seriously, in a two-car accident near Kent about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. Two vehicles collided near the intersection of South 277th Street and Star Lake Road, sending nine people, including one child, to area hosptials, said Captain Kyle Ohashi, spokesman for the Kent Fire Department. A van carrying an unknown number of people hit a…

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0 Comments | Topics: car accident, injuries, Kent

May 26, 2013 at 5:54 PM

Pierce County man accused of putting infant in freezer to stop it from crying

A 25-year-old man has been arrested after his girlfriend said he put their baby in a freezer to stop it from crying, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said. Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said a 22-year-old woman called authorities about 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon to say she returned to her home after being away only…

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| Topics: baby, Pierce County sheriff

May 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Four killed in Grant County after crash sends SUV into irrigation canal

Four people were killed Sunday morning in a two-car accident in Grant County after one of the vehicles wound up in an irrigation ditch. Two children and two adults, all in a full-size SUV, all died after their vehicle collided at the intersection of Beverly-Burge Road Southwest and County Road One with a compact hatchback about 9…

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0 Comments | Topics: car accident, children, Grant County

May 17, 2013 at 7:50 AM

Woman slashed in face, stabbed in abdomen in South Seattle

A 37-year-old woman was slashed in the face and stabbed in the abdomen on Rainier Avenue South near South Austin Street about 5:15 a.m. Friday. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said the woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center but her injuries did not appear life-threatening. “She was conscious and alert and outside walking and talking…

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0 Comments | Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police Department, stabbing

May 17, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Man shot behind car rental shop on Aurora faces life-threatening injuries

A man in his 30s suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in the chest Thursday night in a parking lot in North Seattle. The shooting took place behind a Hertz car rental building in the 14300 block of Aurora Avenue North just before 11 p.m., Seattle police said. The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center. Officers are still searching…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Aurora Avenue, aurora avenue north, North Seattle

May 5, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Power outage affects 2,200 in South Lake Union

A 26,000-volt underground feeder line that carries power between neighbors failed at John Street and Yale Avenue Sunday evening, leaving 2,178 people without power. The failure caused a small explosion, which blew a manhole cover off the street and sent smoke wafting up near Seattle’s flagship REI building about 7:15 p.m. Peter Clarke, spokesman for Seattle City Light,…

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0 Comments | Topics: fire; power outage; electricity; Seattle

May 5, 2013 at 6:28 PM

Sunny weather, but also two deaths on area waterways

Western Washington residents flooded parks and picnic areas Sunday to take advantage of the glorious May weather. But the sunny skies also led to a string of rescues and two deaths as adventurers took to area lakes and streams. Temperatures hit a high of 83 degrees around 4 p.m. at Seattle Tacoma International Airport, just a few degrees…

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0 Comments | More in Weather Beat | Topics: National Weather Service, rescue, water rescue

December 29, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Coast Guard battles raging seas before finally evacuating drifting oil rig near Kodiak

After raging seas and fierce winds settled down Saturday afternoon, the Coast Guard finally evacuated the crew of a traveling Shell Alaska oil rig that had started drifting near Kodiak, Alaska. For the second straight day, the Coast Guard had battled to rescue 18 crew members of the drifting Kulluk oil rig after efforts to tow…

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0 Comments | More in Environment, General news | Topics: Alaska, Arctic, Coast Guard

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