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October 23, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Man wounded in leg in Rainier Valley shooting

Update at 7:10 a.m.: Seattle police report that they’ve arrested a suspect in Thursday’s  shooting outside a restaurant in South Seattle.  Police say the suspect’s girlfriend called 911 about 4:40 p.m., saying her boyfriend had stabbed her in the shin.  When officers arrived at the house in the 7900 block of Rainier Avenue, they reportedly recognized the boyfriend’s name…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Rainier Valley, Seattle Police Department, shooting

October 23, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Body found near White Center tied to earlier investigation

  Update at 2:15 p.m.: Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said,  “We can say the body we discovered today is related to that earlier investigation. It was information we received while continuing to work the Shelly/Marshmallow case that led us to the location here. “The body found today is female, but we still don’t even know who…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center

October 22, 2014 at 10:31 AM

SPD’s Metz among 5 finalists for Bellevue PD chief

UPDATE 11:10 A.M.| Metz will be up against four other candidates for Bellevue Police Department Chief: Minnesota Police Department Assistant Chief Matthew Clark, Bellevue Police Department Deputy Chief Jim Jolliffe, Simi Valley (California) Police Department Chief Mitch McCann and Austin Police Department Assistant Chief Raul Munguia. A hiring timeline hasn’t been narrowed down, but Bellevue city…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Bellevue Police, chief, Nick Metz

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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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: gunshots, Seattle Police Department, Seattle Public Schools

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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Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Federal Way High School

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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