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August 14, 2014 at 8:39 AM

Auburn police continue to investigate bloody scene; no body found yet

UPDATE, 8:15 a.m., Friday | Auburn Police investigating bloody items found along a roadway say tips have led them to several locations throughout the city and unincorporated King County. Cmdr. Mike Hirman said Friday morning that officers have searched several spots near where the items were found abandoned off Peasley Canyon Road. He said they have also searched…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Auburn Police Department, Washington State Patrol crime lab

August 13, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Rainfall overnight shatters 32-year-old record

The overnight rainstorm not only gave your lawn a much-needed watering, it shattered a 32-year-old record. According to the National Weather Service, .85 inches of rain have fallen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport since 1 a.m. This shatters a record of .33 inches set in 1982. “1.33 inches fell since 9:53 p.m. last night. This is fairly uncommon for…

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Comments | More in Weather Beat | Topics: National Weather Service, rainfall, seatac airport

August 13, 2014 at 8:23 AM

Seattle police investigating a stabbing Wednesday morning

UPDATE, 5 p.m. | Witnesses told police that the man who was stabbed in the chest at a homeless encampment had argued with another man around 4:30 a.m., the Seattle Police Department said Wednesday afternoon. Both men then left the area in the Chinatown International District neighborhood, but one man returned a few minutes later covered in blood….

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August 5, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Police seek malicious mischief charge in Gas Works Park vandalism

Seattle police investigating last week’s $8,000 graffiti spree at Gas Works Park today submitted their case to the King County Prosecutor’s Office seeking criminal charges. Detective Chris Young said he sent the results of his investigation into a 19-year-old suspect with the request that a charge of malicious mischief be filed. The man told investigators that he and others began…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Gas Works Park, graffiti, King County Prosecutor's Office

August 4, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Ex-King County deputy pleads guilty to prostitution, theft and drug charges

A former King County sheriff’s deputy accused of helping his estranged wife work as a prostitute, stealing department ammunition and illegally delivering testosterone pleaded guilty this afternoon in King County Superior Court. Deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell, 49, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree promoting prostitution, one count of first-degree theft and one count of violating…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Darrion Holiwell, John Urquhart, King County Sheriff's Office

August 4, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Suspect in Leschi double homicide accused of killing N.J. man

Update at 2:37 p.m.: Acting Essex County, N.J., Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Ali Muhammad Brown is the alleged triggerman in the slaying of New Jersey college student Brendan Tevlin, 19. Murray said Tevlin was in his grandfather’s SUV heading home the night of June 25, when a car carrying three men pulled up alongside him at a traffic light,…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Ali Muhammad Brown, King County Prosecutor's Office, Seattle Police Department

August 4, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Man with gunshot wound found walking in Rainier Valley

Seattle police are looking for anyone with information about a man who was found with a gunshot wound to the stomach in South Seattle early this morning. Officers found the bleeding man walking down Rainier Avenue South, near South Kenyon Street, around 2:30 a.m. The man refused to talk to police about what happened to him. Medics took the…

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

August 4, 2014 at 7:53 AM

6-year-old girl missing from Bremerton home

UPDATE, 11:35 a.m.: Child welfare workers have removed two other children from the Washington home where a 6-year-old disappeared. Kitsap County sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wilson says Washington Child Protective Services took an 8-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl from the east Bremerton home Monday, as the search continues for the younger girl, Jenise Paulette Wright. Wilson says…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Bremerton, Kitsap County Sheriff's Office, missing child

August 1, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Victim struck by CleanScapes truck identified

Update 2:58 p.m.: The victim in a fatal First Hill traffic accident has been identified as Rebecca A. Scollard, 42, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. The 42-year-old died of multiple blunt-force injuries, a spokesman for the medical examiner said. Original post: A driver for Recology CleanScapes was behind the wheel of the truck that struck and killed…

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Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: CleanScapes, fatal accident, First Hill

August 1, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Man grazed by gunshot during robbery at Cal Anderson Park

Seattle police say a man was grazed by gunfire during a robbery at Cal Anderson Park around 1 this morning. Two men were hanging out near the Capitol Hill park’s baseball dugout after park hours when they were confronted by four or five males, said police spokesman Drew Fowler. One of the robbers pulled out a gun…

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