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May 23, 2014 at 2:55 PM

28 years in prison for man who murdered roommate’s fiancée

A man who stabbed his roommate and murdered his roommate’s fiancée because he didn’t want to move out was sentenced in King County Superior Court on Friday to more than 28 years in prison. According to police and prosecutors, victim Kevin Bell had allowed his childhood friend, Austin Ehihu Spearman, 53, to move into his North Seattle condominium in…

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May 23, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Hit-and-run driver strikes mother and child in North Seattle

Seattle police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit a mother, her 9-month-old daughter and family dog while they were walking in North Seattle. Police spokesman Patrick Michaud said a vehicle “clipped” the child’s stroller and left the mother hurt. The accident in the 14000 block of 19th Avenue Northeast, near the Jackson Park Golf Course, was reported…

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March 7, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Sorority residents interrupt burglary, suspect still at large

A male suspect remains at large after he was discovered inside a sorority house during an early morning burglary, according to a Seattle Police Department release. Officers responded at approximately 3:51 a.m. to the 4500 block of 22nd Avenue NE for the report of a burglary. Preliminary investigation indicates that the house was unoccupied when the…

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November 6, 2013 at 5:47 PM

Woman rescued from North Seattle fire dies of injuries

An 82-year-old woman rescued Tuesday from a North Seattle fire caused by smoking materials has died of her injuries. Her husband, who suffered smoke inhalation in the fire in the 11700 block of 22nd Avenue Northeast, is still at Harborview Medical Center, but in satisfactory condition, said hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg. Firefighters rescued him…

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August 13, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Firefighters: North Seattle house fire caused by overheated socket

UPDATE: 9:35 p.m. | The fire at a North Seattle house Tuesday night was determined to be accidental, caused by an overheated electrical socket, a fire department spokesman said. A family was barbecuing in the backyard at the time saw smoke and fire coming from an attic that had been converted into a bedroom. Firefighters called…

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May 17, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Man shot behind car rental shop on Aurora faces life-threatening injuries

A man in his 30s suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot in the chest Thursday night in a parking lot in North Seattle. The shooting took place behind a Hertz car rental building in the 14300 block of Aurora Avenue North just before 11 p.m., Seattle police said. The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center. Officers are still searching…

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February 20, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Police looking for armed North Seattle thief

Seattle police are looking for a man who slashed a 65-year-old woman’s hand while stealing her purse in North Seattle Wednesday afternoon. Right after the woman got off a bus on the 6500 block of 36th Avenue Northeast around 3 p.m., a suspect wearing a black mask, black hoodie and gray jeans attacked her, according to…

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