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April 6, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Man shot dead in downtown Seattle

A 47-year-old man was shot and killed in downtown Seattle early Sunday, following an argument, according to Seattle police. Police say two men were arguing shortly after 2 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and Olive Way when, according to witnesses, one man pulled out a gun and shot the other man. When police arrived they found the…


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March 24, 2014 at 1:04 PM

New evacuation order for homes near Oso mudslide

OSO, Snohomish County — Doug Dix, 57, was evacuated from his home on Whitman Road following Saturday’s mudslide. He was allowed back into his house just west of the slide site on Sunday night. On Monday morning, he was evacuated a second time. He said troopers with the Washington State Patrol told him the slide area was too dangerous for…


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March 2, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Police seek suspect in convenience store shooting

Everett police are looking for this man who shot a customer at a convenience store last month. (Photo / Everett Police) Everett police are looking for a man who shot a customer at a convenience store last month and then ran off. Around 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 10, a customer noticed that a young man appeared…


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February 23, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Destroyed boats being raised following La Conner marina fire

Two of the six boats that sunk during a massive marina fire near La Conner were raised and put on barges Saturday and crews were working to raise two more Sunday, according to Larry Kibbee, president of the board for the Shelter Bay Community, owners of the Shelter Bay Marina. “Now they’ll be taken to a…


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February 23, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Man stabbed in thigh outside Seattle restaurant

A man was stabbed during a large disturbance outside a North Seattle restaurant about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. According to Seattle Police, the man had gone outside a restaurant in the 10000 block of Aurora Avenue North to smoke a cigarette and saw the crowd and asked someone he recognized what was going on. His acquaintance told…


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February 23, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Look for rain, but some warmer weather this week

Seattle’s chilly  weather will be warming up later in the week, says the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Johnny Burg says that by Tuesday the daytime  temperature will be about 50, warming to the lower 50s on Wednesday and continuing to warm up on Thursday into the weekend when rain is expected to return. It’s snowing in Bellingham…


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February 2, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Teen shot three times in Rainier Valley late Saturday

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest, arm and buttocks just before midnight Saturday in Seattle’s Rainier Valley, according to Seattle police. Officers were called to South Henderson Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way South where they found the shooting victim who refused to give any information about the incident. The teen was taken to…


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January 22, 2014 at 11:35 AM

100 Seattle Children’s patients at risk from colonoscopy equipment

Seattle Children’s hospital this week notified about 100 patients they may be at risk for infection from colonoscopy equipment that had not been properly cleaned. “The risk of infection for patients is very low, but we don’t want to take any chances,” Dr. Danielle Zerr, the hospital’s medical director for infection prevention, said in a statement…


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January 15, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Owners of boats that sank hit with criminal charges

For what is likely the first time in state history, Washington has filed criminal charges against two separate owners of  derelict vessels that sank in Pierce and Kitsap counties, spilling oil that, the state says, contaminated the waters. The state Office of the Attorney General has charged Stephen C. Mason with one count of abandoning a…


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January 12, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Man shot in Seattle, tells police a gang is angry with him

A 21-year-old who identified himself as a gang member told Seattle Police he was shot in the thigh as he was walking along the 4100 block of South Court Street Saturday. About 6:30 p.m. police were called to investigate the sound of gunshots and found shell-casings but no suspect. Police were later called to the Swedish…


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