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22 hrs ago | via Marietta Times
Brannon admitted he was drunk and shouldn't have been driving. Brannon tested .172 BAC. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via Seattle Times
A man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in the South Seattle neighborhood of New Holly, Seattle police say in a news release. The victim died at the scene despite emergency medical attention. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via Seattle Times
Seattle police gang detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting early Thursday that left a 17-year-old wounded in the Georgetown neighborhood. The victim was standing on a sidewalk in the 6300 block of Sixth Avenue South just before 3 a.m. when shots were fired from a black SUV, police said. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via KOMO News
There have been more than 600 reports of stolen bikes in the City of Seattle in the first six months of this year, but the real number of thefts is likely much higher because many victims don't report the crime. Now victims are working together with police, pawn shops and a new website to track their stolen bikes. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via Seattle Times
Four gun-rights groups have offered a $4,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person, or people, responsible for killing Chinatown International District activist Donnie Chin last week. CrimeStoppers of Puget Sound is offering an additional $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and criminal charges, CrimeStoppers spokesman Myrle Carner said. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via KUOW-FM Seattle
Seattle's primary election is just weeks away, and campaign signs are sprouting in people's yards. With so much at stake in this election, you can bet some of those yard signs will get stolen. Comment?
Monday Jul 20 | via Seattle Times
A man was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 38-year-old man in Pioneer Square Sunday, Seattle police say. Witnesses reportedly saw the pair arguing in an alley near Third Avenue and Yesler Way. Comment?
Friday Jul 17 | via Seattle Weekly
Just as we were reporting this week that Seattle police had not shot and killed any suspects so far this year, police shot and killed a suspect early today. Police have not identified the dead man, thought to be in his 20s. 1 comment
Friday Jul 17 | via Seattle Times
A man's body was found early Friday in a parking lot near the Heads or Tails sports bar on Aurora Avenue North and North 125th Street. After a worker from a nearby business called about finding the body, the Seattle police and fire departments responded to the scene before 6 a.m. Friday, said Officer Lauren Lovanhill, a SPD spokeswoman. Comment?
Monday Jul 13 | via Capitol Hill Blog
A wave of shootings and street crime will bring city and police officials to the Central District's Powell Barnett Park Thursday night for a community meeting to "take back the neighborhood" and "stop the violence." Mayor Ed Murray and SPD Chief Kathleen O'Toole are expected to attend the gathering planned for 6 PM in the south end of the park along Alder. Comment?
Sunday Jul 12 | via Seattle Times
V.I. Warshawski returns, thank goodness, in "Brush Back" , the 17th in Sara Paretsky's terrific series. Warshawski was a pioneer in the hard-boiled division of female private eyes - tough-minded, impassioned and fearless in her commitment to righting wrongs. Comment?
Friday Jul 10 | via KOMO News
Police have taken up positions near an apartment building where they believe several suspects may have holed up after a shooting Friday morning in the Lake City area of Seattle. Officials said Seattle officers and King County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene, near 143rd Street and 32nd Street NE, at about 10:15 a.m. after receiving a report of a shooting. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via Ballard News-Tribune
Seattle Police are looking for three male suspects linked to a string of armed robberies in South Seattle and a drive by shooting in Ballard. The first incident occurred at 10:30 p.m. A man in South Seattle reported three men robbed him of his cell phone at gunpoint. Comment?
Monday Jul 6 | via Capitol Hill Blog
It's been one year since Kathleen O'Toole was sworn into office as Seattle's first female Chief of Police . At the time, O'Toole laid out four themes she said would define her term. Comment?
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