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Wednesday Jun 24 | via Seattle Times
A Seattle man accused of kidnapping his estranged wife's boyfriend on Sunday dragged him into a car at gunpoint and pistol-whipped him before bringing him to a "dungeon" with the help of three employees, charging documents say. What happened next, according to documents filed Wednesday, "can be adequately described as torture." Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via Seattle
A need for community development: Mayor Ed Murray points to West Seattle as a neighborhood where city planners could do a better job collaborating with public schools Construction Cabinet: Mayor Ed Murray signed an executive order Tuesday morning to create a new city cabinet. Pending City Council approval, the new Office of Planning and Community Development would oversee the city's current growth and population boom, says The Seattle Times. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Seattle Times
Two men were arrested Friday night after yelling racial and homophobic slurs at another man outside a Capitol Hill nightclub, Seattle police said. The victim was standing outside the R Place Nightclub around 9 p.m. when two men approached him and asked for a cigarette, according to police. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Seattle Times
A woman was arrested Thursday during a police sting after she allegedly stole a person's phone on Capitol Hill and demanded money because she said she found "racy pictures" on the device. The theft victim was at a concert on Capitol Hill shortly after midnight Thursday when she noticed her phone had been taken from her purse, according to Seattle police. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A cell phone theft victim and Seattle police trapped a woman in a sting Thursday after the alleged victim was extorted with reportedly "racy" photos on her phone. The victim was at a Capitol Hill concert when she noticed her phone was gone from her purse about 12:30 a.m., police reports say. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via KVI-AM Seattle
The church massacre in South Carolina has shaken the nation, but a local congregation is trying to heal the hurt caused by this senseless shooting. First African Methodist Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill held a vigil to reflect on the lives lost, and how people can move forward from this tragedy. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Seattle Times
Like a lot of little boys, 7-year-old Wyatt Caylor sometimes wants to be a policeman. It's something his father, Nathaniel, says he encourages. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Mercer Island Reporter
But the department had no cases of robbery or assault, and one fewer incident of both burglary and identity theft. This year, there were 12 adult arrests and three juvenile arrests. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Capitol Hill Blog
See something others should know about? Email CHS or call/txt 399-5959. You can view recent CHS Crime coverage here . Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via West Seattle Blog
STOLEN BIKE: That bicycle was stolen from a garage in the 4500 block of SW Henderson on Tuesday morning between 6:30 and 7:30 am. A police report is filed; please call 911 if you see it. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A 25-year-old West Seattle man was reportedly detained by Tacoma police, according to police records and Washington's Most Wanted reports. He was arrested on a Department of Corrections warrant, as well as for investigation of homicide and illegal firearms possession. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 9 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Protesters Cynthia Linet, left, and Annette Klapstein protest in front of the entrance to the Seattle port in Seattle on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Seattle Police arrested six members of a group that calls itself the Seattle Raging Grannies, who had chained themselves together in rocking chairs, demonstrating against Shell's oil rig. Comment?
Sunday Jun 7 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
This wanted poster was circulated after Jeffrey Ford Hanson took his son Billy out to sea from Seattle's Shilshole Marina on Aug. 30, 2014. Hanson was arrested two months later on Niue, having crossed the Pacific Ocean with his boy. Comment?
Friday Jun 5 | via West Seattle Blog
ADMIRAL GUNFIRE: What sounded like gunshots just before midnight last night in the 2600 block of 45th SW did turn out to be gunshots - but neighbors didn't know for about 18 hours. A neighbor who heard them texted us after calling police. Comment?
Jun 3, 2015 | via KOMO News
A Seattle teen accused of opening fire near a Little League game after pistol whipping another youth's mother has been charged with assault. King County prosecutors claim 16-year-old Alec Allenbey opened fire after a fight at the Rainier Community Center playfields. Comment?
May 31, 2015 | via Seattle Times
Seattle police arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion he stabbed a pedestrian after crashing into him at a Capitol Hill intersection early Sunday. According to the Seattle Police Department blotter website , officers responded to 911 calls at the intersection of Broadway East and East Pine Street, where they found two men, one with a folding knife and the other with abdominal stab wounds. Comment?
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