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December 13, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Man with throat cut found in Seattle’s International District

A 49-year-old man was found with his throat cut Friday evening in Seattle’s Chinatown International District. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Seattle police responded to several 911 calls just after 5 p.m. and found the man in the 600 block of South King Street bleeding from the neck. Officers then followed a trail of…

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December 3, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Man robbed after getting off bus on Queen Anne

Seattle police are searching for at least one person after a robbery in the Queen Anne neighborhood  Tuesday night. Police said a man in his late teens approached a man who had just gotten off a bus at Fourth Avenue West and West Crockett Street around 7 p.m. The young man demanded the victim’s wallet and iPad before walking away,…

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December 2, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Body found in Chinatown-ID park

Seattle police are investigating a suspicious death at a park in Chinatown-International District. Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler said someone dialed 911 around 8 a.m. Tuesday to report seeing the body at Kobe Terrace, 221 Sixth Ave. S. Homicide detectives are investigating. “It’s suspicious because we don’t know cause of death yet,” Fowler said. Fowler did not have any additional information,…

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November 20, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Student describes how he stopped SPU gunman in newly released witness recordings

He spoke in a clear, steady voice as he described to a detective the actions he took at Seattle Pacific University that day – actions that so many people have since praised as the work of a hero. Just hours after a gunman opened fire at SPU’s Otto Miller Hall on June 5, killing one student…

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October 29, 2014 at 2:03 PM

Teens linked to car thefts from Lake City dealerships

Seattle police have arrested two teenage boys they say stole nearly a dozen cars from dealerships in Lake City. Department spokesman Andrew Garber said that police were led to the teens after officers detained several boys “lurking” at a dealership on Oct. 12. One of the boys told investigators they had stolen nearly a dozen cars from nearby…

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October 10, 2014 at 10:10 AM

Woman attacked while jogging Thursday in Interlaken Park

Seattle police are searching for a man who choked a woman until she blacked out in Interlaken Park on Thursday afternoon. The woman survived the attack, according to police. Police said the 44-year-old woman was jogging on Interlaken Boulevard around 3:30 p.m. when the man attacked her, putting her in a carotid chokehold from behind. The victim and the suspect fell to…

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October 8, 2014 at 2:36 PM

9-year-old threatens teacher with knife at West Seattle school

Seattle police are investigating a report of a 9-year-old boy threatening a teacher with a knife. Seattle police spokesman Patrick Michaud said officers were called to Gatewood Elementary School, 4320 S.W. Myrtle St., just after 2 p.m. for a report of the incident. “The kid walked in and pulled a knife on his teacher. They were able to get…

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September 14, 2014 at 1:36 PM

Two police cars crash into one another in downtown Seattle

Two Seattle police cars crashed into one another en route to a call in downtown Seattle early Sunday afternoon. One of the police cars was pushed by the impact under the back end of a tour bus parked at the curbside beside the Roosevelt Hotel. Neither officer appeared to be seriously injured in the crash. But one, whose airbag…

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September 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Suspect arrested in double stabbing near South Lake Union

Update 2:38 p.m. A man wanted for allegedly stabbing two people near South Lake Union was arrested in Belltown after allegedly mugging someone on the street. “Officers were out looking for him,” said Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler. Details of  the robbery weren’t released. The man was arrested at Third Avenue and Bell Street around 2:30 p.m. Fowler said the man…

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September 4, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Owner of dogs that attacked woman on Beacon Hill unknown

Two dogs that were taken to the Seattle Animal Shelter after mauling a woman on Wednesday are under quarantine. Don Jordan, shelter director, said the dogs, both females, are “pit bull-type dogs.” “We have no definitive information about the ownership of the dogs. They’ve been cared for; they’re in great shape,” Jordan said. Seattle police and medics were…

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