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December 16, 2014 at 11:03 AM

Woman charged with spitting on Seattle cop during protest

A 24-year-old South Seattle woman was charged last week with third-degree assault for allegedly spitting in the face of a Seattle police officer during a downtown protest against police brutality and racial inequality. Just before 4 p.m. on Dec. 6, the 30-year-old bicycle officer was part of a “mobile fence line,” using her bike to shield…

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December 15, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Suspect in Georgetown homicide facing potential 3rd strike

A SeaTac man who was charged last week with second-degree murder is facing a possible life sentence if convicted of his third-strike offense after a fatal shooting outside a Georgetown motorcycle club. A King County judge ordered Joshua Everybodytalksabout, 37, to be held without bail as a persistent offender as he awaits trial in the Dec….

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December 12, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Seattle man sentenced for posting ‘revenge porn’ of women

To see a later version of this story click here:  A 31-year-old Seattle man was sentenced to one year in jail on Friday for posting nude photos of women on two different websites in a bizarre case of “revenge porn.” Jeremy “Silo” Walters, a photographer and computer technician, pleaded guilty to first-degree computer trespass and four…

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December 11, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Bowman guilty of 1st-degree murder in wine steward’s slaying

A King County jury has convicted a 32-year-old Seattle man of first-degree murder for the August 2012 drive-by shooting that claimed the life of wine steward Yancy Noll as he drove home from his job at a supermarket. In finding Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman guilty, jurors agreed with prosecutors that the murder was premeditated. Bowman admitted to the…

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December 9, 2014 at 5:36 PM

Jury to begin deliberations Wednesday in wine steward’s slaying

After hearing closing arguments Tuesday afternoon, a King County Superior Court jury will begin its deliberations Wednesday morning in the first-degree murder trial of Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman — and will decide if the fatal shooting of wine steward Yancy Noll in August 2012 was premeditated murder or an act of self-defense. Bowman, who turned 32…

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December 8, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Prosecution questions defendant’s memory of wine steward’s slaying

Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman resumed his testimony Monday morning in his trial for the August 2012 slaying of Seattle wine steward Yancy Noll. King County prosecutors claim Bowman, 31, shot Noll in his car in a thrill killing, saying he wanted to know what it would feel like to kill someone and had studied information…

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December 4, 2014 at 10:14 AM

Accused killer of Seattle wine steward takes the stand

Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman took the stand Thursday morning in his murder trial for the August 2012 slaying of Seattle wine steward Yancy Noll. After presenting its case over the past two weeks, the prosecution rested Thursday morning and defense attorney John Henry Browne gave an opening statement and put Bowman on the stand. Prosecutors claim Bowman, 31, shot Noll…

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December 1, 2014 at 4:37 PM

Murder defendant dies of cancer in King County Jail

A 42-year-old inmate awaiting trial on a second-degree murder charge was found dead in the infirmary in the King County Jail on Sunday night, said Capt. Troy Bacon, a spokesman for the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention. The inmate was identified Monday as Roger D. Seela by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Seela died…

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November 27, 2014 at 3:02 PM

After 3 months in hospital, Kitsap County woman heads to jail on murder charge

After spending nearly three months at Harborview Medical Center, a 55-year-old Central Kitsap County woman was booked into jail Wednesday night, accused of fatally stabbing her husband and then setting their house on fire Aug. 31, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. Chong Charpentier, who has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree arson,…

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November 26, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Warrant issued for former Sonic Robert Swift

A $20,000 bench warrant was issued Wednesday morning for former Sonic Robert Swift after he failed to show up in King County Superior Court for his arraignment on a firearms charge. Swift, 29, was charged Nov. 12 with unlawful possession of a short-barreled shotgun in connection with an October raid of a Kirkland home…

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