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December 18, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Seattle police arrest 2 armed-robbery suspects after standoff near Bitter Lake

UPDATE: Friday, 6:40 a.m. | Two felony suspects, a man and a woman, were arrested after a seven-hour standoff in the Broadview neighborhood on Thursday night, according to the Seattle Police Department. Detectives saw the 29-year-old female and 32-year-old male, wanted in connection with auto thefts and a recent violent robbery, enter an abandoned home near North 132nd Street…


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

December 16, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Shots fired at would-be intruder in Lynnwood

The occupant of a Lynnwood-area home opened fire on a man who was trying to break in Tuesday afternoon, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. The would-be intruder, who had previously lived at the home in the 19300 block of Locust Way, showed up around 12:45 p.m. to collect his belongings, the sheriff’s office said. However, a resident…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Burglary, intruder, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

December 16, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Snohomish County boy, 14, shoots himself in leg

A 14-year-old Snohomish County boy accidentally shot himself in the leg Tuesday morning while target shooting, the sheriff’s office said. The victim, a student at Voyager Middle School, apparently skipped school to go target shooting with friends, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The shooting was reported by a friend of the victim…


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December 9, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Suspect in Sammamish man’s slaying extradited from B.C.

One of two men accused of beating a Boeing manager to death in his Sammamish home in September before fleeing to Canada in the victim’s car has been returned to the U.S., according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Christopher J. Shade, 18, was extradited from Canada last week and booked into the King County Jail. He is scheduled…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: extradition, homicide, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

December 8, 2014 at 1:21 PM

Appellate panel hears arguments over NSA surveillance

The Associated Press A federal appeals court is considering an Idaho woman’s challenge to the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records. U.S. District Court Judge Lynn Winmill in Boise, Idaho, ruled in June that the agency’s collection of such data doesn’t violate the Fourth Amendment prohibition on unreasonable searches. But Winmill said the issue raises…


Comments | More in Government, The Blotter | Topics: 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, National Security Agency, surveillance

December 2, 2014 at 8:11 AM

Deputies arrest 1 at Burien Big 5 burglary

Update at 11:52 a.m.: Deputies say there is extensive damage inside the Big 5 store. Only 1 suspect found inside. UPDATE at 11:05 a.m.: One suspect has been detained at the Big 5. Deputies search for more. UPDATE at 10:59 a.m.: Sheriff’s Sgt. DB Gates says the burglar or burglars were targeting the store’s firearms. The first…


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December 2, 2014 at 7:07 AM

Police investigate stabbing at Tukwila apartment complex

Update at 5:55 p.m.: Valley SWAT entered a Tuwkila apartment Monday evening and found that the suspect had fled, the Tukwila Police Department said Tuesday afternoon. The suspect is not believed to be a direct threat to the public, police said. Original post: Police officers responded Monday afternoon to a report of a stabbing in the…


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November 28, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Ferguson demonstrators march in Seattle

For the latest on the protests, read more here. UPDATE, 6:55 p.m. | Protesters have dispersed from area in downtown Seattle. Westlake Station has reopened via the Third Avenue and Pine Street entrances only, according to Sound Transit. UPDATE, 5:58 p.m. | Westlake Center has closed for the night, according to Seattle officers who are turning…


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