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May 17, 2014 at 6:23 PM

SPD: Man arrested for tossing glass from downtown window

Two adults were taken to hospitals for minor injuries tonight, including a man who apparently broke a fourth-floor window, according to a Seattle fire department official. Just after 6 p.m. a man at 601 Third Ave. was arrested for “throwing glass” from the fourth-floor window, according to a tweet from the Seattle Police Department. A woman on the street below,…

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March 29, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Fight over Xanax leads to fatal stabbing in Mountlake Terrace

A 20-year-old Mountlake Terrace man was fatally stabbed early Saturday by a man who wanted his Xanax pills returned, police said. Just before 2 a.m., police went to the 6300 block of St. Albion Way in Mountlake Terrace after a woman in the residence reported her roommate had just been stabbed, said Mountlake Terrace police Cmdr….

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October 5, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Bomb scare closes ferry run for hours on Saturday

UPDATE: This post has been updated to correct information on when a ferry route was out of service. A man believed to be mentally ill and rambling about explosives led authorities to shut down ferry service between Point Defiance and the Tahlequah terminal on Vashon Island for a couple hours on Saturday. A witness overheard a 48-year…

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September 14, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Seattle Police adds patrols after Friday night’s fatal stabbing

Following Friday night’s double stabbing in Pioneer Square, there will be more uniformed and non-uniformed officers patrolling the streets over the weekend, Seattle police said Saturday night. A 46-year-old college English professor and his 30-year-old partner were stabbed Friday night by an alleged attacker whom police say suddenly confronted them after they left a Sounders game. The…

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September 13, 2013 at 11:36 PM

College professor fatally stabbed in Pioneer Square, companion also hurt, suspect in custody

UPDATE 4:40 p.m: The man who died after being stabbed near Pioneer Square Friday night was 46-year-old Troy Wolff, chair of the English department at Shoreline Community College, the college said Saturday.  Wolff and his partner, Kristin Ito, were walking near 3rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street after attending the Sounders soccer game at CenturyLink Field….

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July 28, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Driver arrested after fatal West Seattle crash

A driver involved in a fatal car crash in West Seattle on Saturday night appeared to be under the influence of alcohol, Seattle police said. At about 9:11 p.m., a Chevy pickup truck southbound on Delridge Way Southwest struck a Honda CRV that was making a left turn onto the northbound lane from Southwest Kenyon Street,…

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November 27, 2011 at 2:40 PM

Photos and winners from a wet and windy Seattle Marathon

Runners in the Seattle Marathon start at Seattle Center on Sunday (Aaron Jaffe / The Seattle Times).

The 41st Seattle Marathon took place Sunday, starting at 5th Avenue North and Harrison Street near the EMP and ending at Memorial Stadium at Seattle Center. View a full map of the course.

Seattle residents came in first in the men’s and women’s categories of the Seattle Marathon Sunday, officials said.

Jesse Williams, 34, led the men’s field in the 26.2-mile event with a finishing time of 2 hours, 29 minutes and 54 seconds.

Trish Steidl, 34, was the first female finisher with a time of 3 hours, 3 minutes and 40 seconds. They were among more than 2,700 participants in Sunday’s full marathon.

In the 13.1-mile half-marathon event, Brian Masterson, 17, of Seattle, was the first to cross with a time of 1 hour, 12 minutes and 39 seconds. The first woman to finish, Bronwyn Crossman, 22, of Bellingham, had a time of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 43 seconds.

More than 8,200 participated in the half-marathon.

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November 27, 2011 at 10:23 AM

Streets closed for Seattle Marathon

This morning and early afternoon, some city streets are closed fully or partially for the Seattle Marathon. The streets that will be affected for almost the entire day are toward the marathon’s finish line in the Eastlake and South Lake Union neighborhoods. One side of Boylston Avenue East will be closed until 4 p.m. from East Roanoke Street…

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November 20, 2011 at 9:16 AM

UPDATE: Firefighter critically injured in collision on I-5 South in Federal Way

UPDATE: 11 a.m. A 52-year-old South King Fire & Rescue firefighter was struck by a car and critically injured while investigating a Sunday morning collision on Interstate 5 in Federal Way. He was unconscious when he was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he was listed as critical but stable. He suffered severe head and face injuries, collapsed…

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