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January 18, 2015 at 10:06 AM

Renton police seek public’s help in identifying pedestrian victim

An approximately 6-foot-tall black male in his 40s was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after being hit early Sunday morning by a car at Northeast Sunset Boulevard and Duvall Avenue Northeast, Renton police said. Just before 6:22 a.m., a vehicle traveling eastbound on Sunset turned north onto Duvall and hit the man, police said. It doesn’t appear that drugs,…



September 28, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Multiple-car accident snarls traffic on I-90 near Issaquah for several hours

    The accident on westbound I-90. (Washington State Patrol) UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: All westbound lanes of Interstate 90 have reopened following a multiple car crash near Preston. UPDATE, 3:54 p.m: The state Department of Transportation says that westbound I-90, at Preston, will be closed one to two hours. The State Patrol is investigating a multiple vehicle crash. UPDATE,…


Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: accident, I-90, Issaquah

September 28, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Mercer Island lifts water-boil alert Monday morning; schools closed

The water fountain is off-limits and the farmers market was canceled at Mercerdale Park on Mercer Island Sunday due to a danger of E. coli. (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times) UPDATE: Monday, 9:10 a.m. | Authorities clear Mercer Island’s water supply for safe drinking, but tell residents to flush pipes and clear…


Comments | More in Environment, General news, Health | Topics: E. coli, Mercer Island, water

May 17, 2014 at 6:23 PM

SPD: Man arrested for tossing glass from downtown window

Two adults were taken to hospitals for minor injuries tonight, including a man who apparently broke a fourth-floor window, according to a Seattle fire department official. Just after 6 p.m. a man at 601 Third Ave. was arrested for “throwing glass” from the fourth-floor window, according to a tweet from the Seattle Police Department. A woman on the street below,…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: downtown Seattle, Seattle Police Department, throwing glass

March 29, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Fight over Xanax leads to fatal stabbing in Mountlake Terrace

A 20-year-old Mountlake Terrace man was fatally stabbed early Saturday by a man who wanted his Xanax pills returned, police said. Just before 2 a.m., police went to the 6300 block of St. Albion Way in Mountlake Terrace after a woman in the residence reported her roommate had just been stabbed, said Mountlake Terrace police Cmdr….


Comments | Topics: Mountlake Terrace, stabbing, Xanax

October 5, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Bomb scare closes ferry run for hours on Saturday

UPDATE: This post has been updated to correct information on when a ferry route was out of service. A man believed to be mentally ill and rambling about explosives led authorities to shut down ferry service between Point Defiance and the Tahlequah terminal on Vashon Island for a couple hours on Saturday. A witness overheard a 48-year…


Comments | Topics: Washington State Ferry, Washington State Patrol

September 14, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Seattle Police adds patrols after Friday night’s fatal stabbing

Following Friday night’s double stabbing in Pioneer Square, there will be more uniformed and non-uniformed officers patrolling the streets over the weekend, Seattle police said Saturday night. A 46-year-old college English professor and his 30-year-old partner were stabbed Friday night by an alleged attacker whom police say suddenly confronted them after they left a Sounders game. The…


Comments | More in | Topics: safety, Seattle Police

September 13, 2013 at 11:36 PM

College professor fatally stabbed in Pioneer Square, companion also hurt, suspect in custody

UPDATE 4:40 p.m: The man who died after being stabbed near Pioneer Square Friday night was 46-year-old Troy Wolff, chair of the English department at Shoreline Community College, the college said Saturday.  Wolff and his partner, Kristin Ito, were walking near 3rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street after attending the Sounders soccer game at CenturyLink Field….


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: double stabbing, Sodo

July 28, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Driver arrested after fatal West Seattle crash

A driver involved in a fatal car crash in West Seattle on Saturday night appeared to be under the influence of alcohol, Seattle police said. At about 9:11 p.m., a Chevy pickup truck southbound on Delridge Way Southwest struck a Honda CRV that was making a left turn onto the northbound lane from Southwest Kenyon Street,…


Comments | More in General news, Traffic & Transit | Topics: delridge way accident, Harborview, west seattle accident

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