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August 31, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Man collapses and dies after assaulting store owner in South Park

A man who went “berserk” inside a Seattle convenience store Saturday collapsed and died after destroying merchandise and assaulting the store owner, according to a news release from the Seattle Police Department. The chain of events took place just before noon in a store in the 8900 block of 14th Avenue South, in the South…


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February 28, 2013 at 7:23 AM

Fire destroys South Park house

A vacant South Park house was destroyed this morning by a roaring fire that was started by candles burning a curtain. It spread rapidly as two propane canisters in the house burst. A homeless man who had been squatting in the house in the 8600 block of Dallas Avenue South was taken to Harborview Medical…


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February 28, 2013 at 6:45 AM

Thursday Memo: Barefoot Bandit in court … House explosion … Tax ruling

The Barefoot Bandit: He’s scheduled to be in Skagit County Superior Court today because of that plane that was stolen in Anacortes back when he was bouncing around the Northwest committing crimes and eluding the cops at every turn. KING5 has the story. Colton Harris-Moore’s court appearance is to enter a plea…


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January 28, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Man fatally struck by 2 vehicles in Seattle’s South Park

UPDATE: 8:00 a.m. | Tuesday:  The King County Medical Examiner’s Office reports that the fatally injured pedestrian is a 38-year-old man.  His name was still being withheld pending notification of relatives. Original post: A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood late Monday night, according to the Seattle Police Department. Police are still…


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November 13, 2012 at 2:48 PM

School officials identify two killed in South Park car crash

A 16-year-old boy who died in a car crash in South Park on Sunday night has been identified as Mario Luis Martinez Herrera. Denny International Middle School, where Herrera once attended, released a letter to students’ families identifying the teen driver. Also killed in the crash was Luciana “Lucie” Hernandez, an eighth-grader at the school, according…


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November 12, 2012 at 6:23 AM

UPDATE: Two youths die in South Park crash

UPDATE: 7:30 a.m. | Seattle police say that two youths were killed Sunday night after their car crashed into a pole in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. Police spokeswoman Renee Witt said that the victims, one a 16-year-old boy who was driving, were traveling north on 8th Avenue South in a black 1990 Acura Integra when the driver apparently…


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October 5, 2012 at 9:10 AM

12-year-old girl bitten by dog in South Park neighborhood

A 12-year-old girl was bitten by a dog in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood yesterday afternoon and an officer who responded to the call shot and wounded the dog. The dog, reportedly a pit bull-lab mix, attacked the girl near 10th Avenue South and South Henderson Street shortly after 3:30 pm., say Seattle police. Officers found two dogs…


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