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February 11, 2015 at 6:13 PM

Seattle police say 4 teen girls beat, rob 2 women

The Associated Press Police say they arrested four teenage girls accused of beating and robbing two women out walking in a South Seattle neighborhood. On their website, police said the victims reported that the four teens approached them Tuesday afternoon and one asked for a dollar. When one victim said she didn’t have any money, the four…

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February 6, 2015 at 7:14 PM

Redmond police: Woman assaulted by masked man

A Redmond woman was assaulted Thursday evening by a man wearing a mask, police said. Officers responded to reports of an assault around 9 p.m. in the 16100 block of Northeast 85th Street, according to the Redmond Police Department. A woman reported that she was leaving work when she was approached by a masked man who…

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February 3, 2015 at 5:53 PM

Spokane police arrest 2 in assault on transgender woman

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Spokane police say detectives have arrested two men in connection with an assault on a homeless transgender woman. Police said Tuesday that a 45-year-old man was arrested for investigation of second-degree assault and malicious harassment in the Friday night beating. A 43-year-old man was arrested for investigation of malicious harassment. Police say the…

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February 2, 2015 at 10:55 AM

2 men shot outside Hillman City bar

Seattle police gang detectives are investigating a shooting Sunday night that left two people wounded. Police responded to the 5600 block of Rainier Avenue South shortly before 7:30 p.m. for a report of a fight involving a firearm outside a Hillman City bar. Responding officers found blood and a shell casing, but no victims. Police said two men later…

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February 2, 2015 at 10:07 AM

2 wounded in gang shooting outside Portland bar

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police say two men were wounded in a gang shooting early Monday outside a bar in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood. Officers found evidence of the shooting and property damage after 2 a.m. at Boss Hawg’s Bar and Grill. Someone had already taken the victims, 35 and 29 years old, to Providence Hospital where their…

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January 30, 2015 at 1:04 PM

Man accused of setting wife on fire in Snohomish

The Associated Press SNOHOMISH  — A Snohomish man is accused of setting his wife on fire because he suspected she was cheating on him. The woman suffered burns on her hands, left arm and chest that made it difficult for her to breastfeed the couple’s 7-month-old child. A statement from a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy filed in Everett…

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January 29, 2015 at 4:08 PM

Competency exam ordered for man accused of stabbing Renton clerk

A judge on Thursday man ordered a mental evaluation for a man accused of slitting a the throat of Renton clerk during a robbery earlier this month. After undergoing the evaluation, Darren Gayles will face a competency hearing on Feb. 18 at the Maleng Regional Justice Center to determine whether he’s competent to stand trial for first-degree assault…

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January 28, 2015 at 6:04 PM

Man sentenced to nearly 70 years for fatal Federal Way shooting

A man was sentenced to nearly 70 years in prison Wednesday for opening fire outside a Federal Way bar in 2012 and killing one man and wounding four other people, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Kenneth M. Sutton Jr., 23, was found guilty last month of second-degree murder, four counts of first-degree assault with firearm…

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January 26, 2015 at 5:26 PM

Man wounded in shooting in Leschi

Update at 5:41 p.m.: Police believe the victim may have been the target of a robbery. He is a 20-year-old man. Police are looking for two suspects. Original post: A man was shot Monday afternoon in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood, according to the Seattle Police Department. Officers responded to near 27th Avenue South and South Washington Street shortly before 5 p.m. and found a man in his…

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January 16, 2015 at 5:22 PM

Charges filed in attack on Renton video game store clerk

A man accused of slitting a video game clerk’s throat during a robbery in Renton was charged Friday with first-degree assault and first-degree robbery. In charging documents filed in King County Superior Court, prosecutors allege that Darren Gayles, 44, entered the GameStop shortly before 11 a.m Wednesday and held a knife to the lone clerk’s throat. Prosecutors say…

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