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March 5, 2014 at 10:47 AM

Teen charged with murder of man on Greenwood street

King County prosecutors this morning charged 17-year-old Byron White with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of David L. Peterson on Feb.23 in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood. The teen was charged in adult court under a state law that provides for automatic adult prosecution for 16- and 17-year-olds suspected of serious violent offenses. Charging documents allege…

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February 25, 2014 at 6:25 PM

Longview teen confesses to killing, skinning pet goat

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A Cowlitz County Humane Society official says a Longview teen who wanted to try being an outdoorsman has confessed to killing and skinning a family’s pet goat. The Daily News reports that Mike Nicholson of the Humane Society says a tip led the animal welfare group and Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies to…

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February 5, 2014 at 2:35 PM

13-year-old sentenced to 4 months for Westlake Mall attack

A 13-year-old boy pleaded guilty today to first-degree attempted robbery, two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of third-degree theft in the beating of a Westlake Mall concierge and assault of two teens in two separate incidents last summer, according to the King County Prosecutor’s Office. Under a plea deal, the boy was sentenced to 120 days in detention, and an additional…

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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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November 13, 2013 at 5:04 PM

Kent teen charged with raping 8-year-old girl

A 14-year-old boy accused of raping an 8-year-old girl in Kent last Thursday was charged today with first-degree rape and first-degree child rape. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is also seeking an alternate charge of second-degree rape. Prosecutors want to try the boy in adult court rather than juvenile court, which required a hearing before a judge…

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October 17, 2013 at 12:10 PM

Prosecutors seek 1 trial in fatal beating of WWII veteran in Spokane

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Prosecutors are seeking just one trial for two Spokane teenagers accused of beating a World War II veteran to death. Demetruis Glenn and Kenan Adams-Kinard, both 16, face charges of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery. They could face life in prison if convicted. Prosecutors this week said the two…

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October 15, 2013 at 4:27 PM

Man assaulted in Westlake Park files claim against city

An attorney representing Joseph Crudo, the conceierge/security guard at the Seaboard Building who was beaten by a group of young people in Westlake Park in July, filed a tort claim against the city last week, alleging the city and mayor’s office were negligent in protecting the public from known dangers. Patrick Reddy filed the claim on…

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October 4, 2013 at 4:44 PM

13-year-old boy arrested in brutal attack in Westlake Park

A 13-year-old Des Moines boy was arrested by Seattle police Thursday night in connection with a vicious beating of a security guard in Westlake Park in July. The boy made his first court appearance in King County Juvenile Court on Friday, where a judge found probable cause that the boy committed the crimes of third-degree assault…

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August 20, 2012 at 4:25 PM

Teen suspected of 2 rapes in Kent to be tried in adult court

A King County judge today ruled that a 16-year-old boy accused of two rapes in Kent last year should be prosecuted  in adult court. Chrisean Cressel is accused of raping a 19-year-old woman behind a chiropractor’s office and a 17-year-old girl who was assaulted behind an apartment complex in Kent. The rapes occurred Oct. 29…

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February 3, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Three arrested in thefts from light-rail riders

Police have made three arrests, and say more arrests are likely, in connection with a series of cases in which phones or other electronic gear were snatched out of the hands of Link light rail passengers. Ten incidents were reported in January under similar circumstances, with items being grabbed away from passengers as the trains arrived at station…

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