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August 27, 2014 at 1:43 PM

Klamath County, Ore., sheriff’s deputy shot

The Associated Press Update at 2:42 p.m.: PORTLAND — A Klamath County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the face and side during a traffic stop Wednesday, and police are looking for the suspect. District Attorney Rob Patridge says the suspect is believed to be driving a black 1989 Jeep Cherokee, with the Oregon license plate ZFQ 270. The…


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August 27, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Man in tux shoots at couple who see him having sex in Seattle alley

A drunken man in a tuxedo fired a gunshot at a couple early Tuesday  after they interrupted him having sex with a woman in a downtown alley, Seattle police said. According to police, a witness spotted the 64-year-old man handing money to a woman near Fourth Avenue South and South Main Street just after 2 a.m.  The pair…


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August 25, 2014 at 1:18 PM

1st-degree murder charges filed in Kent double homicide

King County prosecutors charged a 29-year-old Burien man with two counts of first-degree murder on Monday in connection with last week’s double homicide outside a Kent gas station. Leland Dean Russell, whose bail was initially set at $2 million following his arrest, is now being held without bail after Senior Deputy Prosecutor Jessica Berliner successfully…


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August 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Damage to businesses but no injuries in Belltown shooting

Police say an early Sunday morning barrage of gunfire in Belltown caused damage to several businesses near the intersection of  3rd Avenue  and Bell Street, but there were no reported injuries. Seattle police were on patrol when they heard numerous gun shots fired in the 2200 block of 3rd Avenue at around 2:30 AM. Officers arrived…


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August 21, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Suspect in Kent slayings once threatened driver with handgun

Update at 3:59 p.m.: One of the victims of Wednesday’s double homicide in Kent was identified Thursday as David Christianson, 52. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has classified his death as a homicide. Ariff Gulamani, the owner of the Kent gas station/Wendy’s, said Christianson was the manager of the store and had worked for him for…


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August 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Suspect in 2 Seattle slayings now charged with Skyway homicide

A man already charged with two homicides in Seattle was charged Wednesday with aggravated first-degree murder in the April slaying of a Skyway man. Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, a convicted sex offender, was charged with aggravated first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Leroy Henderson, 30, in Skyway. Henderson was walking in the 12200 block of 68th…


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August 18, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Gang member convicted of 2008 slaying at Garfield High School

A South Seattle gang member who fatally shot a teenager at Garfield Hig School in a revenge slaying has been found guilty of first-degree murder with a firearm and attempted first-degree murder with a firearm. D’Angelo Saloy killed 15-year-old Quincy Coleman, a Central District gang member, on Halloween night 2008. Coleman was hanging out with friends on stairs behind…


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August 15, 2014 at 9:26 AM

Police shooting of pit bull sparks protest in Oregon

The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The police shooting of a dog drew more than 30 protesters to the Springfield Police Department. The Register-Guard newspaper reports an officer shot the pit bull Tuesday night after it escaped from its yard and acted aggressively toward people. The dog named Kiki survived the shooting and has a bullet in her…


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August 13, 2014 at 8:02 AM

Cowlitz man, accused of shooting estranged wife, found dead

The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. A Longview area man apparently shot his wife before taking his own life, according to the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities reported that they received a 911 call shortly after midnight Tuesday from a 10-year-old child who said that his dad just shot his mom. Deputies responded to 244 Niemi Rd. west of Longview…


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