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July 9, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Seattle firefighters, woman charged in assault on homeless man

Two Seattle firefighters and a woman were each charged today with fourth-degree assault and malicious harassment for an alleged attack on a homeless man who was sleeping on a memorial to fallen firefighters in Seattle’s Occidental Park in March, according to the Seattle City Attorney’s Office. In April, King County prosecutors declined to file felony charges against…

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January 17, 2014 at 8:52 AM

No charges to be filed in WSU beating case

The Associated Press PULLMAN — The Whitman County prosecutor has decided that no criminal charges will be filed in last year’s assault on a Washington State University faculty member. Prosecutor Denis Tracy announced Friday that he did not feel he could prove beyond a reasonable doubt who committed the assault. The incident began when David Warner was involved…

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January 13, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Boy, 16, accused of attempted murder in Bellingham

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — A 16-year-old boy accused of forcing his way into a Bellingham home and beating and choking a woman into unconsciousness told police he was high on marijuana and mushrooms at the time. When the 44-year-old woman regained consciousness Saturday morning the attacker was gone. Police found a pair of pants in the…

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August 22, 2013 at 2:50 PM

WWII veteran dies after attack in Spokane; police seek 2 teens

SPOKANE (AP) — An 88-year-old veteran of World War II was beaten to death outside the Eagles Lodge in Spokane, and police are looking for two young men who may be responsible for the attack. Friends identified the victim as Delbert Belton, and say he was sitting outside the lodge when he was attacked. No motive…

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May 15, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Covington man charged in fatal beating of 16-year-old

A man accused of beating 16-year-old Tyler Parker to death on a Covington roadside Saturday has been charged with second-degree murder. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office says Robert Thomas “Bobby” Green of Covington has a clear history of alcohol abuse and is being held at King County Jail on $1 million bail. Green’s previous violations include…

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April 1, 2013 at 11:58 AM

Witnesses sought to Washington State instructor’s beating

PULLMAN (AP) — Pullman police Monday investigated a beating that put a Washington State University faculty member in the hospital with a serious head injury. The disturbance early Saturday morning occurred in a parking lot near the campus. David Warner, 41, an American studies instructor, was found unconscious in the parking lot and taken to Pullman Regional…

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March 7, 2013 at 10:33 PM

Man beaten with own shotgun on Seattle’s Capitol Hill dies

A 48-year-old man who was beaten with his shotgun last summer in Seattle’s Capitol Hill died at a long-term care center this morning. Seattle police say the man got into a confrontation with three men on the night of  July 22 near Summit Avenue and East Olive Street. The man walked away from the confrontation and…

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February 14, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Road-rage suspect who broke man’s facial bones in Spanaway sought

Pierce County deputies are looking for a man who punched and kicked another man’s face so hard in Spanaway this week that the victim will need facial-reconstructive surgery. The 46-year-old victim accidentally cut off the suspect as he exited a 7-Eleven in Spanaway around 4:10 p.m. on Monday, according to the victim’s son….

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February 8, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Seattle soccer coach beat up in front of daughter in Lynnwood

Two young men who beat up a 53-year-old soccer coach from Seattle in front of his teenage daughter Wednesday are being sought by Lynnood police. The private-league soccer coach and his teen daughter were waiting for other teammates to show up at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood when three young men approached, according to the Lynnwood…

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