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February 13, 2015 at 9:19 AM

International School in Bellevue closed after Internet threat

UPDATE, 10:45 a.m. | Closed Friday after receiving a threat on social media, the International School in Bellevue will be open again on Monday, Feb. 23, principal Jennifer Rose said. The school will be on a planned vacation for midwinter break next week. ORIGINAL POST | The International School in Bellevue was closed Friday after the school…

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November 21, 2014 at 9:41 AM

JBLM soldier demoted for threatening reporter’s wife

The Associated Press JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD — A soldier who threatened a reporter’s wife was demoted by an Army judge Thursday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera was demoted one rank to staff sergeant. The News Tribune reports the ruling means the 33-year-old can stay in the Army or soon be eligible for early retirement. Barbera once…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: communicating a threat, demotion, Joint Base Lewis-McChord

September 11, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Denver-bound flight held at Sea-Tac for ‘security situation’

Update at 9:55 p.m.: The Southwest Airlines flight landed at the Denver International Airport at 6:45 p.m., about four hours later than its scheduled arrival. Port of Seattle police did not have any additional information on Thursday night about the passenger who was detained. Update at 4:02 p.m.: The security threat involved a passenger on the flight, who…

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January 17, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Granite Falls HS student arrested for threats

Granite Falls police have arrested a 17-year-old boy who has been allegedly making online threats against students and staff at Granite Falls High School since December 15. Authorities say that the boy, who is a student at the school, made a series of violent threats against specific students and staff over Ask.FM, a social networking site….

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October 8, 2013 at 11:06 AM

UPDATE: Lockdowns lifted at 2 Federal Way schools

UPDATE AT 11:26 A.M.: The lockdowns at the two schools have been lifted. ORIGINAL POST: Two Federal Way schools are under external lockdown due to a threat received by both schools, the school district is reporting. The nature of the threat has not been disclosed. Additional security is at Sacajawea Middle School and Todd Beamer High School, the school…

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March 29, 2013 at 10:40 AM

Kentwood High students released following emailed ‘blood bath’ threat

An email threatening a “hostage take-over and blood bath” at Kentwood High School has prompted authorities to advise school officials to send students home at 10:15 a.m. Friday while the school is searched, according to Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office. Early information indicates a former student hacked into another former student’s email…

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Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Covington, Kentwood High School, King County Sheriff's Office

February 7, 2013 at 8:44 AM

Whatcom County man accused of threat with bow, arrow

BELLINGHAM (AP) — A sheriff’s officer says a Washington man accused of pointing a bow and arrow at his girlfriend and trying to light his home on fire with a burning blanket has been arrested. Chris Larsen, 54, had been arguing with the woman on Monday and by evening he was intoxicated, said Whatcom County Undersheriff…

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October 13, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Imprisoned man sends death threat to Thurston County judge

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A man serving more than eight years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill a Thurston County judge allegedly sent the judge another letter threatening to kill her. The Olympian reports (http://is.gd/yaGogZ) 28-year-old James Randall Burnett faces charges of intimidating a judge and felony harassment later this month. The…

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September 21, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Dead end in investigation of Skyline High School threat

Investigators with the King County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI reached a dead end when trying to trace the IP address of a person who posted an online threat that closed Skyline High School in Sammamish on Thursday. The school was closed after someone posted a threat about bringing a gun to school, firing it and…

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