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Crosscut
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's futurethe person or group nominating them. Nominees for the Courage in Public Servic
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future
Crosscut / Posted 34 minutes ago
the person or group nominating them. Nominees for the Courage in Public Service Award “Andre’s brother Che, was shot by Seattle police in February (the shooting itself was an incident with differing opinions on what occurred). After Andre found... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Watch federal judge declare ‘black lives matter’ from the bench in Seattleforce and biased policing, presided over the Aug. 15 hearing to discuss the pro
Watch federal judge declare ‘black lives matter’ from the bench in Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 hours ago
force and biased policing, presided over the Aug. 15 hearing to discuss the progress of the reforms. Reacting to the Seattle police union’s rejection of a tentative contract with the city, Robart said he would not let the labor group hold the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Prosecutors wants McCullough case perjury claim investigatedState's Attorney Richard Schmack said in a Monday court filing that the special
Prosecutors wants McCullough case perjury claim investigated
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
State's Attorney Richard Schmack said in a Monday court filing that the special prosecutor should look into whether a Seattle police detective committed perjury in the prosecution of Jack McCullough for Maria Ridulph's killing. McCullough was... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Capitol Hill robbery suspects arrested with backpack full of drugssuspected in a series of Capitol Hill robberies were arrested Tuesday after a b
Capitol Hill robbery suspects arrested with backpack full of drugs
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 hours ago
suspected in a series of Capitol Hill robberies were arrested Tuesday after a brief foot chase with police, according to a Seattle Police Department news release. Police say two officers were on foot patrol near Broadway and East Howell Street... Read more
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Northwest Herald
State’s attorney: Investigate perjury claim in Ridulph murder caseCounty Circuit Court, Schmack said video evidence contradicts statements made b
State’s attorney: Investigate perjury claim in Ridulph murder case
Northwest Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
County Circuit Court, Schmack said video evidence contradicts statements made both by DeKalb County prosecutors and by Seattle police detective Irene Lau in pre-trial proceedings and McCullough’s September 2012 trial. “Any prosecution of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Building owner in SPD’s toothless trespassing program stuck in ‘Orwellian’ ordealfor Nickerson. Squatters are shooed from the old motel every morning, he said.
Building owner in SPD’s toothless trespassing program stuck in ‘Orwellian’ ordeal
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 hours ago
for Nickerson. Squatters are shooed from the old motel every morning, he said. It’s such a problem that in July, Seattle police came to Nickerson and suggested a partnership, called a “Criminal Trespassing Program.” He puts up “keep out”... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Man arrested in brass-knuckle attack outside Sodo strip clubSeattle police arrested a 39-year-old man Saturday after he allegedly attacked
Man arrested in brass-knuckle attack outside Sodo strip club
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Seattle police arrested a 39-year-old man Saturday after he allegedly attacked two men at a Sodo hotdog stand near a strip club. After receiving calls about a fight in progress, officers arrived to the 1500 block of Occidental Avenue at about 1:30... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle cop accused of perjury in trial of man wrongly convicted of Illinois girl’s murderAn Illinois state’s attorney has asked a judge to appoint a special prosecutor
Seattle cop accused of perjury in trial of man wrongly convicted of Illinois girl’s murder
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 hours ago
An Illinois state’s attorney has asked a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate an allegation that a former Seattle police detective committed perjury during the trial of a man whose conviction in a notorious 1957 cold case was vacated... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Car-surfing’ cockatoo reunited with owner in Seattlenamed Peaches McFly was reunited with his owner Monday night after hitching a r
‘Car-surfing’ cockatoo reunited with owner in Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 hours ago
named Peaches McFly was reunited with his owner Monday night after hitching a ride from Cal Anderson Park, according to Seattle police and the bird’s owner. A witness flagged down Officers David Allen and Kurt Preuss in the 1400 block of... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Ballard Walgreens pressed to hire security guard after armed robberyand close cooperation with local law enforcement authorities,” wrote Graham. “
Ballard Walgreens pressed to hire security guard after armed robbery
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted yesterday
and close cooperation with local law enforcement authorities,” wrote Graham. “We have an excellent relationship with the Seattle Police Department. We also provide various forms of training for our employees and counseling as needed. The security... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Brick through window leads to shootingBallard Crime Watch: Seattle Police responded to an assault with a handgun
Brick through window leads to shooting
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Ballard Crime Watch: Seattle Police responded to an assault with a handgun report at the intersection of 12th Avenue N.W and N.W. 125th Street on August 12. When they... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Barge overturns on Salmon BayA barge filled with gravel overturned Tuesday morning on Salmon Bay, but there
Barge overturns on Salmon Bay
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
A barge filled with gravel overturned Tuesday morning on Salmon Bay, but there were no injuries. According to Seattle police and the Coast Guard, the barge was at its home port at the Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel Company in the 5200 block of Shilshole... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
State's Attorney: Investigate perjury claim in Ridulph murder caseMonday, Schmack says that video evidence exists that contradicts statements mad
State's Attorney: Investigate perjury claim in Ridulph murder case
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Monday, Schmack says that video evidence exists that contradicts statements made both by DeKalb County prosecutors and by Seattle Police Det. Irene Lau in pre-trial proceedings as well as McCullough’s September 2012 trial. “Any prosecution of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Police surround home of barricaded man in South SeattleA standoff with police is under way in South Seattle, according to a Seattle Po
Police surround home of barricaded man in South Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
A standoff with police is under way in South Seattle, according to a Seattle Police Department tweet. A man, whose name has not been released, has barricaded himself in a residence in the 6200 block of South 119th Street, the police said. Officers... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Seven-old booking big names on her podcastpodcast. Ellie and her dad, Abraham Suastez, are co-hosts of the “Ellie and Pa
Seven-old booking big names on her podcast
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
podcast. Ellie and her dad, Abraham Suastez, are co-hosts of the “Ellie and Papa Abe” podcast. They recently interviewed Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole. Previous guests include Union Gospel Mission President Jeff Lilly and Seattle Symphony... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Indio's new police chief takes overHe replaces retiring chief Richard Twiss. Washburn sat down with CBS Local 2's
Indio's new police chief takes over
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
He replaces retiring chief Richard Twiss. Washburn sat down with CBS Local 2's Brooke Beare on Friday to discuss his first priorities as the city's top cop, festival season, and his experience working homicides with the Seattle Police Dep... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘Boxer Shorts Bandit:’ Help identify crook who stole from Goodwill store, pulled knife on workersWANTED IN SEATTLE — Seattle Police are asking for the public’s help to identify
‘Boxer Shorts Bandit:’ Help identify crook who stole from Goodwill store, pulled knife on workers
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
WANTED IN SEATTLE — Seattle Police are asking for the public’s help to identify this ‘Boxer Shorts Bandit.’ Detectives say he pulled a knife and threatened loss prevention officers after stealing underwear from Goodwill at 1400 S. Lane St. on July... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Two shot, wounded in West Seattle fightfight Friday that broke out among about 40 people on Alki Avenue in West Seattl
Two shot, wounded in West Seattle fight
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
fight Friday that broke out among about 40 people on Alki Avenue in West Seattle left two men with gunshot wounds. A Seattle police spokesman said Gang Unit detectives are investigating. Witnesses called 911 at 2:15 a.m. when a dispute... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton, police chiefs meetLos Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus, New Yo
Hillary Clinton, police chiefs meet
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus, New York City Chief of Department James O’Neil, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey, Camden Police Chief Scott... Read more
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Breitbart
Hillary Clinton Meets Privately with Top Cops as Trump Law and Order Message ResonatesCommissioner Bill Bratton and his successor Chief James O’Neil, LAPD Chief Char
Hillary Clinton Meets Privately with Top Cops as Trump Law and Order Message Resonates
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
Commissioner Bill Bratton and his successor Chief James O’Neil, LAPD Chief Charles Beck, Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole, former Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey, Arizona Chief Chris Magnus, and New... Read more
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The Hill
Trump, Clinton vie for police supportAngeles police chief Charles Beck, outgoing New York police commissioner Bill B
Trump, Clinton vie for police support
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Angeles police chief Charles Beck, outgoing New York police commissioner Bill Bratton, Tucson police chief Chris Magnus and Seattle police chief Kathleen O'Toole, among others. The officials Clinton met with Thursday represent a group of nearly 200... Read more
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The Seattle Times
SPD Chief O’Toole, police leaders meet with Hillary Clinton in N.Y.Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole is among a group of top law-enforcement l
SPD Chief O’Toole, police leaders meet with Hillary Clinton in N.Y.
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole is among a group of top law-enforcement leaders from around the country meeting in New York City Thursday with Hillary Clinton to discuss policing issues. Reached by phone Thursday, O’Toole said she was on her... Read more
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Officer.com
Federal Judge Declares 'Black Lives Matter'SEATTLE -- U.S. District Judge James Robart, pointedly reacting to the Seattle
Federal Judge Declares 'Black Lives Matter'
Officer.com / Posted 6 days ago
SEATTLE -- U.S. District Judge James Robart, pointedly reacting to the Seattle police union's rejection of a tentative contract, said Monday he would not let the powerful labor group hold the city "hostage" by linking wages to constitutional... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Teenage girls throw bleach in victims’ faces during robbery attemptsSEATTLE -- Seattle Police are on the lookout for two teenage girls who are thro
Teenage girls throw bleach in victims’ faces during robbery attempts
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
SEATTLE -- Seattle Police are on the lookout for two teenage girls who are throwing bleach in people’s faces in an attempt to rob them. It happened in two different shopping center parking lots. According to SPD, the first attack happened around 7... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle police have ‘embraced’ crisis-intervention training, report saysSeattle police resorted to force in less than 2 percent of all reports over a y
Seattle police have ‘embraced’ crisis-intervention training, report says
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
Seattle police resorted to force in less than 2 percent of all reports over a year involving people who are mentally ill or in some type of crisis, according to a new report released by the department. The 25-page document, based on findings from... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
SPD searches for teen girls involved in bleach attacksthe bleach on her. Both women were able to hold onto their belongings and call
SPD searches for teen girls involved in bleach attacks
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
the bleach on her. Both women were able to hold onto their belongings and called 911 after the suspects ran away. Seattle Police are now looking for two teenage girls in connection to the bleach attacks and attempted robberies. They're... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
SPD searches for teen girls involved in bleach attacksthe bleach on her. Both women were able to hold onto their belongings and call
SPD searches for teen girls involved in bleach attacks
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
the bleach on her. Both women were able to hold onto their belongings and called 911 after the suspects ran away. Seattle Police are now looking for two teenage girls in connection to the bleach attacks and attempted robberies. They're... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle Council legislation expands rights for police observersalso would increase potential civil damages for civilians in applicable cases.
Seattle Council legislation expands rights for police observers
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
also would increase potential civil damages for civilians in applicable cases. The legislation also calls for the Seattle Police Department to come up with a formal policy on use of blast balls by May 2017. The usage of the devices has... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle police say teenage girls threw bleach in women’s faces, tried to rob themSullivan/Getty Images) SEATTLE – Two teenage girls threw bleach in people’s fa
Seattle police say teenage girls threw bleach in women’s faces, tried to rob them
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
Sullivan/Getty Images) SEATTLE – Two teenage girls threw bleach in people’s faces and tried to rob them Monday night, Seattle police said. A woman in the 9000 block of Rainier Ave. said she was standing next to her car around 7:15 p.m. Monday... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Teens douse victims with bleach in separate robbery attempts in South SeattleSeattle police say two teenage girls threw a caustic liquid believed to be blea
Teens douse victims with bleach in separate robbery attempts in South Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
Seattle police say two teenage girls threw a caustic liquid believed to be bleach in the faces of two women in separate attempted robberies Monday night in South Seattle. The first incident occurred around 7:15 p.m. in a parking lot in the 9000... Read more
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The Washington Times
James Robart, federal judge, declares ‘black lives matter’ in courtU.S. District Judge James Robart declared “black lives matter” in court Monday
James Robart, federal judge, declares ‘black lives matter’ in court
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
U.S. District Judge James Robart declared “black lives matter” in court Monday during a hearing on Seattle police reform. “The court and the citizens of Seattle will not be held hostage for increased payments and benefits,” the judge said, according... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Deadly streetcar tracks? Horror stories haunt Seattle bicyclistsasked in a public-records request for incident reports about bicycle collisions
Deadly streetcar tracks? Horror stories haunt Seattle bicyclists
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
asked in a public-records request for incident reports about bicycle collisions involving streetcars or their tracks, Seattle police found 10 cases since 2008 that were likely among the most serious crashes. The cases included both... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bloated police station with everything pleases no oneHow did a Seattle police station bloat up to what is believed to be a U.S. reco
Bloated police station with everything pleases no one
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
How did a Seattle police station bloat up to what is believed to be a U.S. record price tag of $149 million? “Block the Bunker” protesters who stormed City Hall this week have their own theory. It’s that a white-supremacist Seattle City Council... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Police: Person of interest in Coos Bay homicide spotted in SeattleCOOS BAY — Authorities say a person of interest in a homicide investigation in
Police: Person of interest in Coos Bay homicide spotted in Seattle
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
COOS BAY — Authorities say a person of interest in a homicide investigation in Oregon has been spotted in North Seattle. Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier declined to specify how 64-year-old Richard Perkins died, other than to say it was... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Cops: Person of interest in Coos Bay murder spotted in Seattle | News - Home POSTED: 5:32 PM PDT August 16, 2016 COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Au
Cops: Person of interest in Coos Bay murder spotted in Seattle
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 5:32 PM PDT August 16, 2016 COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a person of interest in a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Don’t sidetrack last steps of Seattle Police reformTHE last chapter in the United States of America v. City of Seattle police-refo
Don’t sidetrack last steps of Seattle Police reform
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
THE last chapter in the United States of America v. City of Seattle police-reform case could be written within a year, if all goes well. If, that is, the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild wants to help write it — or would rather fight it. This week, in... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Indio Police Department swears in new police chiefThe Indio Police Department's 19th police chief was sworn in Tuesday. Michael
Indio Police Department swears in new police chief
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
The Indio Police Department's 19th police chief was sworn in Tuesday. Michael R. Washburn, a 30-year veteran of the Seattle Police Department, takes over from retiring Chief Richard Twiss. ``Captain Washburn has risen steadily through the ranks in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
In tongue lashing, federal judge won’t let guild hold police reform ‘hostage’U.S. District Judge James Robart, pointedly reacting to the Seattle police unio
In tongue lashing, federal judge won’t let guild hold police reform ‘hostage’
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. District Judge James Robart, pointedly reacting to the Seattle police union’s rejection of a tentative contract, said Monday he would not let the powerful labor group hold the city “hostage” by linking wages to constitutional policing. “To hide... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle police reform work moves forwardSEATTLE - A Federal Judge said Monday that substantial progress has been made w
Seattle police reform work moves forward
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
SEATTLE - A Federal Judge said Monday that substantial progress has been made within the Seattle police department. It was more than four years ago, that the department was accused of unconstitutional policing. Back then the Justice Department said... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Despite risks, Seattle police defend use of ‘blast balls’ to control protestersSEATTLE -- The Seattle Police Department was questioned Monday about its use of
Despite risks, Seattle police defend use of ‘blast balls’ to control protesters
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
SEATTLE -- The Seattle Police Department was questioned Monday about its use of “blast balls” during volatile protests such as May Day, with some wondering whether the controversial crowd-control tool should be banned. A “blast ball” is a small,... Read more
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Crosscut
Federal judge overseeing Seattle police reform: "Black lives matter"Just moments after federal judge James Robart, who oversees police reform in Se
Federal judge overseeing Seattle police reform: "Black lives matter"
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
Just moments after federal judge James Robart, who oversees police reform in Seattle, threatened to steamroll the Seattle Police Officers Guild, he said something no one expected to hear from the bench of a federal courthouse: “Black lives... Read more
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Crosscut
Planned police 'bunker' meets all-out rebellioncolor while endorsing the police station. The resolution followed weeks of cag
Planned police 'bunker' meets all-out rebellion
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
color while endorsing the police station. The resolution followed weeks of cage rattling from opponents of the plan. The Seattle Police Department and proponents of the new station have countered that the North Precinct serves more of Seattle... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle City Council questions SPD use of blast ballswhether police tactics have become more aggressive. On Monday, during a public
Seattle City Council questions SPD use of blast balls
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
whether police tactics have become more aggressive. On Monday, during a public briefing, Council members questioned Seattle Police about their use of blast balls during the most recent May Day protests. "Why are we using them, and are they... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Avoid area in Pioneer Square area due to mental-crisis callSeattle police are warning commuters of heavy traffic surrounding the 800 block
Avoid area in Pioneer Square area due to mental-crisis call
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
Seattle police are warning commuters of heavy traffic surrounding the 800 block of Post Avenue in Pioneer Square as they investigate a mental crisis call, according to the department’s Twitter account. At 4:20 p.m. Monday, police tweeted that... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Have A Heart robbery was second incident in last monthwere injured. Incidentally, the Have A Heart store was burglarized about two w
Have A Heart robbery was second incident in last month
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
were injured. Incidentally, the Have A Heart store was burglarized about two weeks before on July 25. According to a Seattle Police report, two suspects broke into the store and pried open three doors in order to get to a storage room. Once... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Victim retrieves stolen purse from suspectBallard Crime Watch: Seattle Police arrested a woman who stole a Ballard woma
Victim retrieves stolen purse from suspect
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Ballard Crime Watch: Seattle Police arrested a woman who stole a Ballard woman’s purse outside her home on the 2400 block of N.W. Market Street on July 28. The complainant called police from her cell phone... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Woman hit by car, seriously hurt in West SeattleSEATTLE — A woman was seriously hurt when she was hit by a car Monday morning i
Woman hit by car, seriously hurt in West Seattle
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
SEATTLE — A woman was seriously hurt when she was hit by a car Monday morning in West Seattle. Seattle police were called around 11 a.m. to the scene of a crash involving a car and a pedestrian. Police said the woman suffered serious but not... Read more
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Crosscut
Reporter's notebook: Tension around police reformCrosscut.com city reporter David Kroman sat down to talk about the slow, diffic
Reporter's notebook: Tension around police reform
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
Crosscut.com city reporter David Kroman sat down to talk about the slow, difficult process to bring reform to the Seattle Police Department (“Frustrations rise around Seattle police reform,” Aug. 10). Kroman provides the backstory about... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
1 dead, 1 wounded in Tukwila shootingSEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say one man has died and another man has been wounde
1 dead, 1 wounded in Tukwila shooting
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say one man has died and another man has been wounded in a shooting outside of an apartment complex just south of Seattle. Police in Tukwila say the victims, ages 18 and 24, had both been shot as they sat in a vehicle in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Russian man faces US trial in lucrative hacking schemegoing out of business, prosecutors said. Track2 soon began appearing on the sa
Russian man faces US trial in lucrative hacking scheme
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
going out of business, prosecutors said. Track2 soon began appearing on the same carding forums used by nCuX. In 2010, Seattle police Detective David Dunn, a member of the Seattle Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force, investigated an... Read more
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