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November 1, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Masked intruders assault man in Rainier Valley home invasion

Three people, one wearing a Ronald Reagan mask, broke into a Rainier Valley home late on Halloween night, struck a man with a gun and robbed him, according to Seattle police and the victim. The homeowner, who asked not to be named, was alone in the house in the 4500 block of South Findlay Street, just off Rainier…

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October 23, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Man wounded in leg in Rainier Valley shooting

Medics treat the man who was wounded by gunfire Thursday morning in the Rainier Valley (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Update at 7:10 a.m.: Seattle police report that they’ve arrested a suspect in Thursday’s  shooting outside a restaurant in South Seattle.  Police say the suspect’s girlfriend called 911 about 4:40 p.m., saying her boyfriend had…

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September 30, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Girl struck by car in Rainier Valley

Update at 4:08 P.M.: Police have determined only one vehicle hit the 7-year-old girl Tuesday night. Detectives have spoken to witnesses and are now only searching for the red or maroon Chevy Tahoe SUV that was seen speeding away after striking the girl. Detectives are asking witnesses to call Traffic Collision investigators at 206-684-8923. Update at 11:19 a.m.: Seattle police now say the injured…

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August 11, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Seattle police: Girl, 10, sexually assaulted in Rainier Beach

Seattle police are looking for a suspect after a family reported that a man had sexually assaulted their 10-year-old daughter at gunpoint in their Rainier Beach home early Monday. The girl’s family told police that a man entered their home near 53rd Avenue South and South Wabash Street around 6 a.m. and sexually assaulted their daughter,…

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July 11, 2014 at 8:43 PM

Passenger seriously injured after car flips on Rainier Avenue South

A man was seriously injured when the car he was riding in swerved and then flipped on its side in Rainier Valley this afternoon, police said. Witnesses told police they saw a car speed northbound in the 7200 block of Rainier Avenue South and then attempt to pass a Metro bus, according to the Seattle Police…

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June 23, 2014 at 4:58 PM

City approves taller buildings, more density near Mount Baker station

The Seattle City Council voted 8-1 today in favor of a plan designed to increase urban density in the 10-block area surrounding the Mount Baker light-rail station. Councilmembers said the rezone will work in conjunction with the larger-scale neighborhood plan to make walking and biking safer, while creating space for new jobs and housing. The legislation also will…

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May 29, 2014 at 4:58 PM

Special-needs student who went missing in Rainier Valley located

A special-needs student went missing in Rainier Valley this afternoon. (Seattle Police Department) UPDATE 5:22 p.m.: The teen who went missing this afternoon has been found, according to the Seattle Police Department. ORIGINAL POST: The Seattle Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a special-needs student who went missing from a Rainier Valley school. The missing 16-year-old, Armando,…

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May 14, 2014 at 9:42 PM

Police investigating shooting near Rainier Valley park

Officers are investigating a shooting that occurred near Othello Playground in Seattle’s Rainier Valley this evening, according to the Seattle Police Department. Witnesses told police that one group started shooting at another group around 7:40 p.m. near 45th Avenue South and South Othello Street. There were no reports of victims or property damage, police said.  

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April 24, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Man, 20, fatally shot in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood

A 20-year old male is dead of gunshot wounds after a shooting in Seattle’s Leschi neighborhood Thursday evening. Seattle Police Department spokesman Jeff Kappel said officers responded to a call of shots fired at 6:44 and arrived two minutes later to find the victim lying in the street at 28th Avenue South and South Lane. Police immediately…

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