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July 16, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Power boat operator arrested in fatal Lake Washington crash

Update 11:10 a.m. The Renton man booked into the King County Jail for investigation of homicide in connection with a fatal boat crash on Lake Washington on Wednesday night has a 2002 conviction for reckless driving , according to King County District Court records. Update 7:42 a.m.: A boat operator involved in a collision on Lake Washington that killed one…

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July 16, 2014 at 3:45 PM

$1M bail for woman accused of shooting man at Kent Starbucks

The woman accused of shooting a man in the head Tuesday at a Kent Starbucks told her mother he had sexually assaulted her, according to court documents released today. The suspect, 24, was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail during her bail hearing this afternoon at the King County Jail. She is being held on investigation of first-degree…

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July 16, 2014 at 7:57 AM

Sleeping woman stabbed by stranger inside Rainier Beach apartment

Seattle police are investigating a stabbing in the 4500 block of South Henderson Street in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Police spokesman Drew Fowler said officers were dispatched around 6:30 a.m. for a report of a man who broke into an apartment and stabbed a woman while she was sleeping. The woman managed to get the man off…

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July 15, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Deputy accused in prostitution, drug and theft case fired

King County sheriff’s Deputy Darrion Holiwell, who is facing criminal prosecution after being accused of helping his estranged wife work as a prostitute, stealing department ammunition and illegally delivering testosterone, was fired today. “Darrion Holiwell violated his oath, the trust of his fellow deputies, and the trust of the citizens of King County,”Sheriff John Urquhart said in…

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July 15, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Police investigate shooting in Kent

Update at 3:25 p.m.: Tacoma Police Department spokeswoman Loretta Cool said a 24-year-old woman who claimed to be the suspect in the Kent shooting turned herself in to police headquarters at 1:25 p.m. Update at 2:48 p.m.: A man and woman were walking into a Starbucks store in Kent this afternoon when the woman shot the…

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July 15, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Man arrested after drive-by shooting on First Hill

Seattle police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a drive-by shooting on First Hill early this morning. Police said the 2 a.m. shooting stemmed from some sort of disagreement between the suspect and intended victim, although details weren’t immediately clear. The disagreement may have resulted after one of the men insulted the other man’s…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Capitol Hill, drive-by shooting, Seattle Police Department

July 15, 2014 at 9:11 AM

All lanes of Highway 520 westbound into Seattle back open

UPDATE: The westbound lanes of Highway 520 heading into Seattle are back open after a crash this morning. The lanes reopened around 9:30 a.m., according to the State Patrol. ORIGNAL POST: All westbound lanes of Highway 520, at the floating bridge east highrise, are closed this morning after a three-car accident. State Patrol spokesman Trooper Chris Webb said he expects the…

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July 15, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Motorcyclist hospitalized after South Lake Union crash

A 25-year-old motorcyclist has been hospitalized with critical injuries after a collision with a car in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, said Seattle police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb. The 8:02 a.m. crash, which occurred in the 1900 block of Westlake Avenue North, sent the motorcyclist through the windshield of the car. The motorcyclist, who was unconscious after the…

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July 12, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Helicopter crash-lands in Puget Sound off Kingston

Update 6:55 p.m. The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office has offered more details about Saturday’s helicopter crash near Kingston. There were three people, the male pilot and two women, aboard the helicopter that crashed into the Puget Sound. The pilot, a 79-year-old man from Kirkland, and a woman whose age and city of residence weren’t released were treated by medics on scene. The…

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July 12, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Suicide suspected in death at SeaTac detention center

A man who was booked into the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac last week for allegedly violating the terms of his probation was found dead on Saturday. Steven Allen Dailey, 50, was discovered unresponsive in his cell. Prison officials attempted to revive him, but were unable to, according to a news release sent out by the Federal Bureau of…

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| Topics: detention, prisons, SeaTac detention center

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