Gun Wielding Man Robs Capitol Hill Bank

A man wearing a red jacket and brandishing a handgun robbed a Capitol Hill bank this morning. The suspect, who appeared to be in his 20s or 30s, walked into the Homestreet bank in the 700 block of Broadway East, displayed a gun and demanded money. Seattle police officers arrived within minutes, but the suspect had […]
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Man Arrested After Pioneer Square Shooting

Gang detectives arrested a 23-year-old felon and seized a handgun early this morning following reports of gunfire in Pioneer Square.Police initially received 911 reports just after 12:30 AM that a gunman had opened fire in the 100 block of Yesler and fled through Occidental Park. Officers found the suspected gunman, took him into custody, and […]
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Fallen Officers: One Man’s Mission to Honor the Dead

Mike Severance’s quest started with a shotgun blast on April 23, 1985. That’s the day Seattle Police Officer Dale Eggers was killed after a gunman shot him in the head in a bank robbery on Beacon Hill. Officer Severance, now a silver-haired, 45-year veteran of the force, remembers thinking at the time that every place an officer […]
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Boat Collision on Lake Washington with Two Injured and One Deceased (Update)

(Update) The man piloting the motorboat in last night’s boat collision, a 46 year-old from Renton, has been booked into King County Jail on Homicide by Motorcraft. Further charges may be pending in this ongoing investigation. A 24 year-old female died as a result of her injuries sustained in a boat collision on Lake Washington […]
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Detectives Turn Up Heat on Tomato Tosser

Two people robbed a convenience store in the 4300 Block of South Henderson St. July 7th, now detectives need your help. A man walked into the store in the Rainier Beach Neighborhood and milled around as if he was shopping. A woman arrived in an SUV and joined the man. While the two shopped together […]
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Rollover Crash Leaves One Man Injured

A man was seriously injured in the 7200 block of Rainier Ave. South when the car he was riding in swerved to avoid a Metro bus and then flipped on its side around 3:15 p.m. Witnesses saw the car speeding northbound in the 7200 block of Rainier Ave. South when the driver attempted to pass a […]
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Guns, Drugs, Cash Found After Shots Fired

Seattle police confiscated drugs, ammunition and cash, and arrested a 28-year old man for unlawful possession of a firearm, while following upon an earlier report of shots fired near a medical marijuana dispensary in the Greenwood neighborhood area. Detectives located the suspect, in the 100 block of N.W. 85th Ave. on Wednesday. Detectives got a […]
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