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June 17, 2014 at 9:39 AM

UW student arrested for online threats

The Associated Press A 23-year-old University of Washington student is accused of making online threats to kill women — calling himself the next Elliot Rodger, the man who killed six people then himself near the University of California, Santa Barbara. The FBI and University of Washington police began investigating the student after a June 9 post about…

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August 14, 2013 at 12:14 PM

Armed man arrested after threatening to shoot up Northgate clinic, mall

Seattle police arrested an armed man yesterday after he threatened to open fire at a psychiatric clinic and nearby Northgate Mall. Staff at the clinic in Northgate said the man arrived for an appointment at around 2:30 p.m. and began threatening to shoot people inside the building and at the mall. The 51-year-old then raised his shirt…

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October 4, 2012 at 3:39 PM

Edmonds teen charged with harassment for Skyline High threat

A 16-year-old Edmonds boy was charged today with felony harassment for allegedly posting an online threat last month to shoot up his former school, Skyline High School, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The boy, who has been released to home detention, is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow in King County Juvenile Court. The teen was arrested…

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May 29, 2012 at 4:17 PM

Felon admits he tried to run Marines off I-5

An ex-con with possible ties to the alleged Islamist terrorists has pleaded guilty in state court to charges that he tried to run two Marine recruiters off Interstate 5. Michael Dale McCright, who was known on the Internet as “Mikhail Jihad,” pleaded guilty to charges of felony harrassment and attempted malicious mischief. A plea agreement reached…

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December 2, 2011 at 4:10 PM

Justice again delayed for man who fled 16 years ago

Today’s sentencing for a man who fled King County 16 years ago rather than face jail for felony harassment has been postponed. Robert Amos Garner, formerly of Tukwila, pleaded guilty in 1995 to attacking his then-wife with a box cutter. But before he was sentenced, Garner left the state despite facing only a month in jail. Garner,…

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