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June 6, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Attorney: SPU shooting suspect ‘very remorseful’

The attorney for Aaron Rey Ybarra, the 26-year-old suspect in the shootings at Seattle Pacific University on Thursday, said her client was “very remorseful.” “Mr. Ybarra has longstanding mental-health issues that were in play yesterday,” public defender Ramona Brandes said today. “He is feeling very remorseful about the pain he has caused these families and these…


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May 24, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Man wanted in 2 fatal Federal Way shootings arrested in Kennewick

A man wanted in connection with three shootings that left two people dead and another injured in South King County this month was arrested today at a Kennewick home, according to Federal Way police. Bernard Bellerouche, 27, was taken into custody without incident for investigation of first-degree murder in connection with a May 7 shooting, police said….


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May 13, 2014 at 7:18 AM

Tuesday Memo: Medal of Honor … Sun and 80 degrees … Seattle driving poll

Now here’s some news to our liking: President Obama is scheduled to present the Medal of Honor to a Seattle native who saved a fellow soldier’s life and secured the evacuation of other wounded Americans under continued fire during an ambush in Afghanistan in 2007. Kyle J. White, 27, will be the seventh…


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May 1, 2014 at 5:36 PM

After shootings, a call to end to street violence

About 50 people set off from 23rd Avenue and Union Street for a march for nonviolence in response to recent Central District shootings. The group, calling the march “Heal the Hood,” wants to end the recent spate of violence that has seen three people killed in Seattle shootings since April 19. Marchers chanted “Save our youth” and…


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February 22, 2014 at 10:16 AM

Two hurt in downtown Seattle shootings

A 17-year-old and 50-year-old were shot overnight in separate incidents in downtown Seattle. Shortly before midnight Friday, a 50-year-old man was critically wounded when he was shot during a fight with three others at a Seattle homeless encampment under the Yesler Way overpass, at Fourth Avenue and Terrace Street. According to the Seattle Police Department, the shooting victim hit a…


Comments | Topics: downtown, Pine Street, Seattle

January 27, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Monday Memo: Macklemore wins big … ‘Beast Mode’ pot … Pioneer Square shootings

Not too shabby for Macklemore: You may have heard that the rapper along with producer Ryan Lewis won four Grammys last night. That’s the most Grammys ever won by a Seattle act. Some pot with a real kick? Bartenders do it for drinks so why not marijuana sellers. A pot vender has named…


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September 19, 2013 at 8:05 AM

Thursday Memo: M’s owner dies … Coffee, guns … Overnight shootings

Weather: Nice today, in the mid-70s. The forecast for the next few days. Hiroshi Yamauchi: The Mariners’ majority owner and the patriarch of Nintendo Corp. has died in Japan. He was 85. Yamauchi held a 55 percent stake in the baseball team he bought in 1992, along with a group of minority investors from the Seattle…


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June 26, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Wash. to pay $9M to victims of Skagit Co. spree

OLYMPIA  (AP) — The lawyer for the victims of a 2008 shooting spree in Skagit County says Washington state has agree to pay $9 million to settle claims that the violence could have been prevented. Isaac Zamora killed six people and wounded four others. Lawyer Jack Connelly represents some of the surviving victims and estates of…


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January 1, 2013 at 10:39 AM

1 dead, 2 wounded in 2 New Year’s Eve shootings

 The Associated Press SPOKANE — Spokane police say one person is dead and two are wounded after two separate New Year’s Eve shootings in Spokane. The Spokesman-Review reports the first incident happened around 10 p.m., when police were called to a grocery store, where they found one man dead and another with gunshot wounds. Soon…


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