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3 Found Dead In Seattle Home

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2014 | Crime

Oct 27 (Reuters) - A grandfather shot dead his daughter, granddaughter and then turned the gun on himself on Monday in a Seattle home, authorities s...

Police: Man Opens Fire Near Schools, Tries To Lure Kids Into Car

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2014 | Crime

SEATTLE, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Three Seattle schools ordered students to "shelter in place" after a man opened fire with a handgun in the area and tried...

Saki Knafo

Change Of Habit: How Seattle Cops Fought An Addiction To Locking Up Drug Users | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

Jeremy Bradford and a friend were walking through downtown Seattle one summer night in 2011, looking for a place where they could share the co...

How Police Can Get Reporters To Stop Bugging The Hell Out Of Victimized Towns

Andy Campbell | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime
Andy Campbell

As crime reporters, part of our job is to enter your personal space on the worst day of your life. It's rarely our intention to upset you further w...

Orwell's 'Big Brother' Prediction on a Fast Track to Reality

Diane Dimond | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime
Diane Dimond

We're all well aware of the millions of randomly situated video cameras all across the country capturing what we do 24/7. But what you may not realize is the extent to which other types of taxpayer-funded surveillance capabilities have been put in place.

Police Admit Breaking Laws

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE -- The Seattle Police Department acknowledged it broke public records laws when it withheld from The Seattle Times an internal memo about its ...

Mayor On Pot Legalization: 'I'm Not There Yet'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told HuffPost Live's Jacob Soboroff during an in-studio interview Thursday that he does not support the full le...

Recreational Use Of Marijuana Now Legal In Washington

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — The crowds of happy people lighting joints under Seattle's Space Needle early Thursday morning with nary a police officer in sight bes...

Thousands March In Seattle Against Trayvon Martin Killing

Mark Taylor-Canfield | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Mark Taylor-Canfield

An estimated three thousand people gathered in Seattle Sunday to show support for the family of Trayvon Martin and to protest the killing of the Florida teenager.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Seattle Protester Alleges Miscarriage After Pepper Spray Incident | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 11.23.2011 | Parents

NEW YORK -- In recent weeks, the repeated use of pepper spray by police officers against Occupy Wall Street protesters has elicited widespread critici...

Football's Sex Offenders and Their Law Enforcement Defenders

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Not to be a downer during this week of Super Bowl countdown revelry, but it is an opportune time to cast an even brighter spotlight on the open secret...

Would-Be Ninja Impaled On Fence In Seattle

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SEATTLE — Seattle police say a man who thought he was ninja was impaled on a metal fence when he tried to leap over it. An officer who was looki...