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February 16, 2015 at 12:09 PM

Lake Stevens man, 79, found safe after search

Update, 1:10 p.m.: The man has been found and is safe, according to the Lake Stevens police. Original post: Authorities are asking for help in finding a 79-year-old Lake Stevens man missing since Sunday afternoon. Andrew A. Green did not return home from his regular afternoon walk in an area near the 2300 block of Soper Hill Rd.  Green…


Comments | Topics: Andrew A. Green, Lake Stevens, Search

December 25, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Mail-theft suspect arrested after fleeing police in a kayak

A suspected thief who was spotted riffling through mailboxes around a Lake Sammamish neighborhood Wednesday was arrested after he tried to flee first by foot and then by kayak. One resident witnessed the incident and hopped into his kayak to chase him down while Sammamish police were shouting from the dock, ordering the thief to paddle back to…


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December 25, 2013 at 1:16 PM

Chinatown fire cause still unknown; authorities monitor for possible collapse

Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman Lt. Sue Stangl answers questions during a Christmas day press conference. Directly behind her is the fire scene. Concerned that the old structure may collapse, Seattle firefighters are still unable to enter the building in the Chinatown International District that burned Tuesday night,  a Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman said today. Engineers and building inspectors…


Comments | Topics: 665 S. King St., Chinatown-International District, fire

November 28, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Young woman fights off attacker in South Seattle

Seattle police are looking for a man who grabbed a young woman from behind, threw her down, covered her mouth and groped her after she got off the No. 7 bus just before 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 4200 block of  South Dawson Street. The man ran away after the female, described by police as a juvenile, bit his hand,…


Comments | Topics: attack, No. 7, Seattle Police

November 28, 2013 at 10:17 AM

Early a.m. shots fired outside University District nightclub

Two shots were fired outside a University District nightclub early Thursday after a fight broke out, according to Seattle police. No injuries were reported. Police say a disturbance erupted in a parking lot after the crowd left Club Fusion at 722 N.E. 45th St. at 2 a.m. A dark colored Suburban circled the lot as one of the occupants discharged pepper spray into…


Comments | Topics: Seattle Police, shots fired, University District

February 18, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Snohomish County undersheriff saved from drowning

A bystander saved Snohomish County Undersheriff Tom Davis from drowning after pulling him out of the Stillaguamish River Sunday morning, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The bystander had pulled  Davis to shore by the time Arlington Police and Fire departments got to  the scene at about 10:30 a.m. , near the Twin Rivers Park in the…


Comments | Topics: Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, Stillaguamish River, Undersheriff Tom Davis

February 18, 2013 at 11:01 AM

Two dogs die in South Seattle house fire

A house fire Sunday in the 3800 block of Mead Street in the Beacon Hill blew out the front door and engulfed a two-story house in flames, killing two dogs, Seattle fire officials said. No one else was injured. Authorities said the owners were renovating the house and left staining rags near the front entrance. The rags likely heated up…


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