Fatality Collision Investigation near Northgate

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad are investigating a fatality vehicle/pedestrian collision that occurred this morning near Northgate. At around 8:20 this morning, a green Ford Ranger truck was travelling southbound on 5th Avenue NE.  At the same time, a pedestrian crossing westbound at the intersection of NE 115th Street was struck. Seattle Fire Department […]
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Three Juvenile Suspects Captured After Threatening a Metro Bus Driver With A Gun

Officers captured three juveniles, two males and one female, after they threatened a Metro bus driver with a handgun. On April 12th at approximately 12:37 a.m. officers responded to the 9900 block of Holman Road NW for the report of multiple suspects, one of whom was armed with a handgun, threaten a Metro bus driver. The suspects […]
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Man Pepper Sprays Officer, Barricades Himself Inside Trailer Near UW (Updated)

Seattle police negotiators and a SWAT team were called to the University District Monday after a man attacked a University of Washington police officer and barricaded himself inside a trailer. Just before noon on Monday, UW police received a report that a man armed with a baseball bat was damaging a telephone police outside a […]
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(Updated) Man Wounded, Gunman Arrested Following University District Shooting

Update: Police arrested the suspected gunman on I-5 (pictured below) and have detained two other people. The other individuals stopped by police have been identified and released, and detectives continue to investigate the incident. The victim has been identified as a 40-year-old man, who is now in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center.—— Seattle police took […]
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Burglar Breaks Into Wedgwood Church, Smashes Equipment, Lights Candles

Seattle police were called to the Our Lady of the Lake church in Wedgwood around 10:15 AM Saturday morning after an employee came into work to find someone had smashed church equipment, lit several candles, and propped open a door at the church. Sometime between 7:30 PM Friday and 10:15 AM Saturday, someone broke into […]
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SPD announces a new member to the team

The Seattle Police Department has hired Andrew Garber as senior media advisor. Andrew has more than 30 years’ experience as a journalist, including 14 years at the Seattle Times. He has spent the past 13 years covering the state Legislature, state government and politics for the Times. Garber starts with the Department on March 26. […]
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Can You Help Detectives Identify This Sorority House Burglar?

SPD burglary detectives need help identifying the suspect in a break-in at a University District sorority house earlier this month. At about 3:20 AM on March 7th, the suspect climbed through a second floor window at the sorority house and was later discovered inside the home by residents. He fled the scene moments before officers arrived. The grainy surveillance […]
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