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October 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM

SPD investigating gunfire in Rainier Beach

Seattle police say were called to Rainier Beach on Tuesday afternoon for a report of gunshots. Police spokesman Drew Fowler said officers were called to Rainier Avenue South and South Rose Street at 2:34 p.m. for the report. He said officers found a bullet casing on the street, but nobody who was shot. “There’s nothing to indicate there was a person being…

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October 20, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in crash

UPDATE 7 P.M.| The woman struck earlier this morning is in serious condition at Harborview’s intensive care unit. ORIGINAL POST| A woman has been taken to Harborview Medical Center after being hit by a car near Northgate. Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler said a woman was struck by a car at Northeast 108th Street and Roosevelt Way…

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October 17, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Teen struck by school bus in Federal Way still in critical condition

A Federal Way girl who was hit by a school bus carrying elementary students on Thursday remained in critical condition Friday morning at Harborview Medical Center, according to a hospital spokeswoman. The girl had just left her home and was in the crosswalk when she was struck at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South…

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Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Federal Way, Federal Way School District, school bus accident

October 16, 2014 at 8:37 AM

Federal Way student seriously hurt after being hit by school bus

Update 11:10 a.m. A Federal Way girl who was hit by a school bus carrying elementary students at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South 308th Street is in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center. The girl had just left her home and was in the crosswalk when she was struck, said Federal Way police Cmdr….

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October 16, 2014 at 5:44 AM

Source: Domestic-violence case may have fueled shots at police

Update 2:19 p.m. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect in a shooting spree Wednesday night was armed with “several guns.” Sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said the 43-year-old suspect was obviously targeting police and his motive is something that’s being sought by detectives. Ireton said it will take detectives several days to investigate what happened in Granite Falls,…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: accident, shooting, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

October 15, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Embattled Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll resigns

Controversial Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll has resigned, according to the church’s website. In a Tuesday letter written by Driscoll and printed on Religion News Service Wednesday, the controversial pastor said: “By God’s grace I have pastored Mars Hill Church for 18 years. Today, also by God’s grace, and with the full support of my wife…

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October 15, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Dual crashes snarl traffic in South Seattle

Update at 10:48 a.m.: Seattle police  have reopened all lanes of East Marginal Way South following the Wednesday morning collisions. Original post: Commuting through Sodo this morning? Avoid East Marginal Way South after two separate serious-injury crashes in the northbound lanes have snarled traffic. Seattle police spokesman Patrick Michaud said the first crash involved an SUV and motorcycle at South Fidalgo Street,…

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Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: car crash, Seattle Police Department

October 14, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Seattle police, city news to be posted on Nextdoor site

Seattle police and Mayor Ed Murray’s office are expected to announce plans Wednesday to begin posting city news on the Nextdoor private social network. Starting Wednesday, Seattle news will be cross-posted from each city department’s blog or website to specific neighborhoods, groups of neighborhoods, or even the entire city via the online network, said police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb. City and…

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Comments | More in Government, The Blotter | Topics: City of Seattle, Nextdoor, Seattle Police Department

October 14, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Deputy linked to Holiwell case resigns

A deputy who was put on administrative leave when the King County Sheriff’s Office launched the prostitution and theft investigation of former deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell has resigned. Deputy Chris Kahrs resigned from the sheriff’s office on Monday, just one day before he was scheduled for a Loudermill hearing, said Sheriff John Urquhart. The hearing would have…

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October 14, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Gear stolen from Alaska couple cycling to South America recovered

An Alaska couple cycling to South America will be reunited with their bikes and belongings after a Skagit County couple were arrested for allegedly stealing their gear. A husband and wife, both 24, were arrested earlier this month for investigation of trafficking in stolen property and possession of stolen property, according to Mount Vernon police. The Alaska couple had stopped…

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