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January 27, 2015 at 9:55 AM

Missing Seattle teen returns home

Seattle police say that a 13-year-old girl who went missing on Jan. 16 has returned home. Eliana Perkins was last seen getting into a white Honda on Martin Luther King Jr. Way, police said. The car was reportedly driven by a man in his 30s. Police spokesman Patrick Michaud said that in the days following the girl’s disappearance…

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January 23, 2015 at 3:38 PM

Testimony in Monfort, McEnroe trials to resume Monday

Following a break, testimony in two death-penalty trials being heard in King County Superior Court in Seattle will resume Monday. In an unusual bit of timing, Christopher Monfort, suspected of killing Seattle police Officer Timothy Brenton in 2009, and Joseph McEnroe, charged with killing six members of his then-girlfriend’s family in Carnation in 2007, are being tried…

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January 23, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Counterfeit Seahawks jerseys seized from Washington man in Arizona

UPDATE at 2:58 p.m. A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security in Arizona said that a man who had about 100 counterfeit Seahawks jerseys on him when he was pulled over during a traffic stop Thursday was from East Wenatchee, Douglas County — not exactly the Seattle area. The Seattle Times is not naming the 36-year-old man…

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January 23, 2015 at 6:05 AM

Man fatally shot at Federal Way apartment building

UPDATE at 1:45 p.m. Federal Way police have identified the 19-year-old man killed Thursday night as Erik Raul Reynaga. Reynaga’s body was found next to a car in the parking lot of the Crystal Point Apartments, 35328 25th St. S.W., said police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock. Reynaga was temporarily staying at the apartment complex, Schrock said. Investigators believe the man was killed…

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January 22, 2015 at 4:21 PM

Police continuing to investigate double shooting downtown

Police homicide and gang detectives continue to investigate the shooting Wednesday night in downtown Seattle that left two people hurt. Police were called to a report of shots fired near Third Avenue and Pine Street, the hub of shopping, business and transit, at 8:15 p.m. No arrests have been made and police have not provided descriptions of…

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January 22, 2015 at 8:58 AM

Dead whale found under Seattle’s Colman ferry dock

Update at 6 p.m.: The dead gray whale found under the Colman ferry dock Thursday morning has been moved to a temporary site at Pier 48, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service. The whale, a 32-foot-long female, is partially decomposed and had likely been dead for several days, NOAA said. Divers moved…

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January 21, 2015 at 12:31 PM

‘There’s been a murder': Woman describes discovering Carnation victims

Update at 2:53 p.m.: A King County sheriff’s deputy who responded to Wayne and Judy Anderson’s rural Carnation home after a 911 hang-up call, believed to have been placed by one of the six murder victims, explained to jurors Wednesday why he didn’t go onto the Anderson’s property. Deputy Ron Harrington said he thought he was…

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January 21, 2015 at 8:11 AM

Suspect arrested in Lynnwood double stabbing

UPDATE 9:02 a.m. | The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says they arrested a man in connection with a double stabbing at a Lynnwood apartment Wednesday morning as he was getting off a bus. The man is accused of entering an apartment in the 4100 block of 156th Street Southwest, in unincorporated Snohomish County, and stabbing a 37-year-old…

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January 20, 2015 at 9:28 AM

McEnroe ‘loved’ family he killed but was coerced, attorney says

Update at 2:40 p.m.: Joseph McEnroe’s defense attorney told jurors during his opening statement that McEnroe was coerced into killing the Anderson family by his mentally ill girlfriend. “Joe did love the Andersons; he loved Wayne and Judy. He really liked Michele’s niece and nephew and truly liked children, but over the years Michele would dominate Joe’s life,…

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January 16, 2015 at 8:55 AM

Deputies ask for tips in Lake Stevens homicide investigation

Detectives are looking for information about the slaying of Summer Francis Smith, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said Friday morning. The remains of the 18-year-old were found in Lake Stevens earlier this month.  While sheriff’s detectives are investigating her slaying as a homicide, her cause and manner of death have not been released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s…

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