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March 31, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Police: Heavy rainfall thwarted arson at construction site

Investigators believe the weekend’s heavy rainfall prevented an arson at a Central District construction site, according to the Seattle Police Department. Officers responded to a development near 21st Avenue East and East Fir Street after a work crew found two Molotov cocktails had been thrown through the window of a home under construction. Only one broke…

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0 Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Central District, Seattle Police Department

January 27, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Sex offender accused of trying to lure girls in Seattle

Seattle police arrested a registered sex offender after he allegedly tried to lure two 12-year-old girls into his van in the Central District Monday evening. Officers responded to the area near 23rd Avenue and East Yesler Way at 5:25 p.m. after reports of a man enticing a girl into a light-colored minivan. Officers contacted the 72-year-old…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Central District, Seattle Police Department

January 24, 2014 at 8:41 PM

Seattle police arrest suspect in Central District shooting

Thursday morning, Seattle police arrested a suspect in a Central District shooting that had critically injured a man early the previous day. The 36-year-old suspect was booked into King County Jail for investigation of felony assault, the police department said. When police responded to the report of a gunshot in the 800 block of 16th Avenue at…

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November 4, 2013 at 4:42 PM

Seattle police chase rooftop-hopping burglar

With the assistance of a King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, Seattle police officers cornered a burglar who had hopped onto the roofs of at least four Central District houses before he surrendered. The helicopter helped police narrow down the location of one of two burglars involved with a Friday home invasion using a night-vision camera, which…

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0 Comments | More in General news, Homepage, The Blotter | Topics: Burglary, Central District, King County Sheriff's Office

October 25, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Reggie Rogers’ cause of death still unknown

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office is awaiting the results of a toxicology test to determine how former University of Washington football star Reginald “Reggie” Rogers died Thursday afternoon. Rogers, 49, was found dead on the porch of a home in Seattle’s Central District. When officers were called to 2761 E. Yesler Way at…

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May 28, 2013 at 7:29 PM

Security guard shoots man who pulled gun in Central District fight

A security guard shot and critically injured a man who pulled a gun during a fight in a Central District parking lot on Tuesday evening, according to Seattle police. The shooting took place just after 7 p.m. outside a Starbucks at the corner of 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street, said police spokesman Detective Jeff Kappel. But…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Central District, Jeff Kappel, Seattle Police Department

April 29, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Shooting in Seattle’s Central District sends 2 men to Harborview

A shooting in Seattle’s Central District tonight sent two men to Harborview Medical Center in serious condition. The Seattle Fire Department says one man in his 20s and another in his 30s were injured in the shooting that happened just before 7 p.m. on the 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Both men — one…

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January 28, 2013 at 6:51 AM

Monday memo: Coffee in India … 2 shot in Central District nightclub … Wilson shines in Pro Bowl

Good morning! In India, capitalism, coffee on the rise: Two decades ago, the Indian government handled the country’s coffee sales, and sent what one man described as dishwater-tasting coffee to the Soviet Union. But now, as farmers take control of their product, India’s burgeoning coffee-growing and processing industry has greatly improved quality and sales. It’s…

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September 27, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Bloody, bullet-ridden car found in Seattle’s Central Area

A bloodied, bullet-ridden Volkswagen Jetta was found in front of a Central Area home Monday morning, according to Seattle police. At least three cases of multiple shots fired in the neighborhood have been reported this week, but police are trying to determine who might be involved in each incident and whether the shootings are…

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0 Comments | Topics: Central District, Cherry Street, Colman Park

August 29, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Central District shooting victim is out of ICU

The 41-year-old man who was shot several times in the chest in Seattle’s Central District last Thursday is now out of Harborview Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit. Frank Brown, also known as Omari, is in satisfactory condition, according to hospital spokesperson Susan Gregg. She said she was not sure when he would be discharged,…

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