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September 25, 2014 at 11:15 PM

Monroe woman accused of shooting man in the leg

Update at 9:41 a.m. Friday: The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says the woman has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on investigation of second-degree assault with a weapon. Original post: A Monroe woman was taken into custody Thursday night after she allegedly shot a man in the leg. The 32-year-old woman is accused of shooting the man…


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September 24, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Teen arrested in Friday shooting in West Seattle

Seattle police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on connection with last Friday’s shooting in the High Point neighborhood in West Seattle. The victim was shot in the leg during a fight involving up to 20 people in the 3000 block of High Point Way Southwest around 3:30 p.m., according to Seattle police. The 18-year-old man was taken…


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September 23, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Man stabbed in North Seattle

Update at 11:56 a.m.: Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler said the stabbing apparently erupted during a fight between two men near the Home Depot store on Aurora Avenue North. Fowler said the victim’s wounds are believed to be non-life-threatening. He said the assailant may have also been injured in the incident. Witnesses said the victim may…


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September 16, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Assault by cake reported at North Seattle KFC

Working in fast food is no cakewalk. In fact, sometimes it can be a downright cakefight. Case in point: On Saturday, Seattle police Officer Nic Abts-Olsen responded to reports of an assault at the KFC in the 13200 block of Aurora Avenue North. The weapon of choice: Cake. Lemon cake, to be exact. But more on that shortly. As Abts-Olsen and his partner Cliff Borjeson rolled…


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September 16, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Pregnant woman attacked in Seattle’s Cowen Park

Two young women attacked a pregnant woman while she was walking through Cowen Park about 11:30 p.m. Monday, Seattle police said. The victim, who is eight months pregnant, was heading to a friend’s home when the two women, both in their late teens to early 20s, came up from behind her and began hitting her, according to police. The attackers pulled the victim’s shirt…


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September 15, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Man pistol-whipped and robbed in Georgetown

A man was pistol-whipped and robbed of his cellphone and backpack in Georgetown Sunday night, police said. The victim, 22, told police he was walking on First Avenue South near South Lucile Street around 11 p.m. when he was approached by two men, who pistol-whipped him in the face and took his belongings. The victim was taken to Harborview…


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September 10, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Olympia man sentenced to 6 years for setting wife afire

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A man who poured lighter fluid on his wife’s legs and set her on fire was sentenced Tuesday in Olympia to more than six years in prison. It was the second sentencing for Duane M. Rader who had a previous 10-year sentence for arson and assault overturned on appeal. The Olympian reports Rader…


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September 4, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Whatcom County woman accused of pulling gun on kids

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — A 47-year-old woman who allegedly pulled a gun on young children playing outside has been charged with six counts of assault. Gwyneth Fay Hafstad, of Kendall, is being held in Whatcom County Jail on $100,000 bail. Prosecutors in Whatcom County say she parked her SUV outside a neighbor’s house on Aug. 28, and…


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August 28, 2014 at 7:25 PM

Police: driver crushes Seattle parking officer’s hand

The Associated Press SEATTLE — Seattle police say a driver with at least four unpaid parking tickets crushed a parking enforcement officer’s hand with his Lexus as he tried to keep the vehicle from being immobilized by a wheel clamp. Detective Drew Fowler says the 57-year-old man was arrested for investigation of reckless endangerment. The parking officer…


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August 27, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Man in tux shoots at couple who see him having sex in Seattle alley

A drunken man in a tuxedo fired a gunshot at a couple early Tuesday  after they interrupted him having sex with a woman in a downtown alley, Seattle police said. According to police, a witness spotted the 64-year-old man handing money to a woman near Fourth Avenue South and South Main Street just after 2 a.m.  The pair…


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