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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Seattle Weekly
After subsequent years of street violence marking May Day in Seattle and amid a climate of tension over use of force by police in Seattle, the question of preparations looms large as the holiday nears once again. Comment?
Wednesday | via KING-TV Seattle
SEATTLE May Day 2013, started with peaceful protests and marches. But that night it saw eight police officers injured and some 17 protesters under arrest. Comment?
Wednesday | via North Seattle Herald Outlook
Its goal is to focus on long-term issues in the neighborhood. Photo by Sarah Radmer The University District's Ave has been a high-crime area for decades, Officer Brian Thomas said. Comment?
Monday Apr 14 | via Mass Transit
April 14--Seattle police using a search dog arrested two youths and recovered a handgun and a knife after a Metro Transit driver was threatened with a gun during a weekend incident in North Seattle, police said. Comment?
Monday Apr 14 | via KOMO News
A group of citizens was able to foil a purse snatching Saturday evening in South Seattle, tackling the would-be thief and returning the victim's belongings, according to the Seattle Police Department. Comment?
Monday Apr 14 | via KING-TV Seattle
Celie Brown tried to avoid the news Sunday, preferring to focus on cooking for Passover. Comment?
Sunday Apr 13 | via KOMO News
Two of the three juveniles suspected of using a gun to threaten a Metro bus driver are in custody Sunday. Comment?
Sunday Apr 13 | via Seattle Times
A 23-year-old man was arrested for investigation of the burglary of a West Seattle deli store Saturday after he allegedly fled the business and was found by a police dog, Seattle police said in a web post Sunday. Comment?
Sunday Apr 13 | via KING-TV Seattle
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested and booked Sunday on a charge of false report of a bomb threat stemming from an incident at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 9 | via KING-TV Seattle
More and more cases of elder abuse are coming to the forefront, and the Pierce County Prosecutor's office is taking measures to address the issue. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 8 | via KING-TV Seattle
Arlington Police are investigating a shooting that left a woman critically injured on Tuesday. Comment?
Sunday Apr 6 | via KREM-TV Spokane
Police are searching for a gunman after a fatal shooting in downtown Seattle early Sunday. Comment?
Sunday Apr 6 | via KOMO News
Police are searching for a suspect involved in a deadly shooting in Downtown Seattle just after 2 a.m. Sunday. Comment?
Sunday Apr 6 | via NWCN.com
Police responded to the scene at 5th AVenue and Olive Way shortly after 2 a.m. Officers found a man shot in the head. Comment?
Friday Apr 4 | via KING-TV Seattle
Seattle Police say the alleged bank robber who was fatally shot by a detective on Thursday had charged at the detective with a knife. Comment?
Friday Apr 4 | via KOMO News
Michael Shepard started his adult life in uniform in Vietnam, then spent much it destitute, drug-addicted and mentally ill. Comment?
Friday Apr 4 | via KIRO-TV Seattle
A man clad in women's clothing and a wig who robbed a bank and rolled his getaway vehicle before being fatally shot by Seattle police during a confrontation has been identified as a 26-year-old worker at a Ballard restaurant. Comment?
Thursday Apr 3 | via Seattle Times
The shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. during a confrontation that took place while they were searching for the suspect near Viretta Park. Comment?