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February 19, 2015 at 10:27 AM

School District: Magnolia luring accusation a ‘misunderstanding’

A minivan driver who allegedly tried to lure a child in the Magnolia neighborhood on Wednesday was actually a contract employee for the district and the incident was a misunderstanding, Seattle Public Schools said Thursday morning. Police were notified Wednesday by a woman who said she was waiting with her elementary school-aged child near 34th Avenue…


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February 18, 2015 at 1:23 PM

Police: Man tried to lure child into minivan in Magnolia

Police say the man driving this minivan tried to lure a child. (Seattle police photo) A man posed as a school transportation official and tried to lure a child into his minivan Wednesday morning in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood, police said. A woman told police she was waiting with her elementary school-aged child near 34th Avenue West and Brygger Drive…


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May 7, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Magnolia man, alleged heroin supplier face drug, gun charges

A 34-year-old man who was allegedly selling weapons and heroin from a Magnolia home and his alleged heroin supplier face drug and weapons charges after they sold drugs and a gun to an informant last week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Last week, Jorge Carlos Camps, 34, was charged in U.S. District Court with distributing…


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May 1, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Thursday Memo: May Day traffic mayhem … 84 degrees! … Boeing denies morale problem

National Weather Service forecast Are you ready? Be prepared for planned, or not-so-planned, disruptions in downtown Seattle today as May Day events and possible May Day mayhem make things a bit messy: Commute could be disrupted in Seattle by May Day rallies, marches. Check back with us throughout the day and into the evening…


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October 18, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Hikers, dog rescued after 2 hours stranded in Seattle’s Discovery Park

Two hikers and their small dog spent nearly two hours stranded on a 120-foot cliff in Discovery Park in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood Friday night before being rescued, according to a Seattle Fire Department news release. The couple had hiked down to the beach and were walking in the sand when the tide came in, forcing them…


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October 10, 2013 at 10:55 AM

UPDATE: Body found in Discovery Park today

UPDATE AT 10:53 A.M.: | Police say the death was a suicide. ORIGINAL POST: Authorities say a man’s body has been found in Seattle’s Discovery Park. Seattle police spokesman Mark Jamieson said officers were called around 7:30 a.m. by a man who said he found the body a half-hour earlier, but it took him some time to…


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June 1, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Police shoot man with knife in Magnolia

A man was shot and wounded by Seattle police in Magnolia just before noon Saturday. Police say they received several 911 calls about a man in his 20s armed with a knife at 36th Ave. West and West Smith Street. Officers arrived and called for backup, including members of the department’s Crisis Intervention Team. They then approached…


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March 1, 2013 at 12:31 PM

Magnolia residents won’t give up on trying to restore late-night buses

Four months have passed since King County Metro Transit ended late-night bus trips in Magnolia, but residents haven’t given up on recovering their lost service. Late service on Route 24 was cut in the countywide Sept. 29 service change. Metro restored one of those lost trips, leaving Sodo for Magnolia at 10:20 p.m., in its February 16…


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March 1, 2013 at 7:26 AM

Burglary suspect in tree finally comes down

Here is the man who climbed a tree in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood early this morning and then called for help before he finally came down from his perch after several hours. (Photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) A burglary and assault suspect who climbed a tree in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood early this morning after allegedly…


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