Family Robbed In Early Morning Home Invasion In Hillman City

Detectives are investigating after three armed men forced their way into a South Seattle home early this morning and robbed a family at knife and gunpoint. The victims were sleeping in their home in the 4600 block of South Orcas St—in the Hillman City neighborhood—when they awoke around 3:45 AM to the sound of the suspects […]
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UPDATE: Officer and Suspect Go to Hospital Following Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE: Following Saturday’s officer involved shooting, the Seattle Police Department is releasing to the public two 911 calls made by residents near the scene. In one, a witness described to call takers how he could see people inside his neighbor’s home, walking around with flashlights. The second piece of audio is from a neighbor concerned […]
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Police Chase Down Armed, Out-of-Breath Robber In Brighton

With officers on his heels, an armed robber ran down side streets and through yards in the Brighton neighborhood Thursday night before breathlessly surrendering to police. The 21-year-old suspect and two other men had approached a 15-year-old boy in the 5100 block of S. Kenyon Street around 9 PM and demanded the gold chain the teen was […]
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Police Looking For Knife-Wielding Carjacker (Update: Arrested)

Update: Thanks to the diligent work of our officers and detectives, Cyrus Davis was taken into custody around 9:15 p.m. in Westlake Park downtown. Davis had a $500,000 warrant for his arrest stemming from his recent robberies. He was arrested and taken to SPD’s headquarters and will be booked into King County Jail shortly. Thank […]
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Video: Man Points Gun at Deputy Moments Before Fatal SODO Light Rail Shooting

Surveillance cameras at a SODO light rail station captured the fatal June 30th confrontation between a King County Sheriff’s deputy and an armed 23-year-old man. At the request of the King County Sheriff, the Seattle Police Department is investigating the shooting. In the video—which begins minutes before the shooting—three Sound Transit Fare Enforcement Officers (FEO) can be seen escorting […]
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Your Homemade Explosives Are Not Recyclable

Seattle is a green city. We love our bike lanes, our urban chickens, and our bi-weekly ritual of recycling bin Tetris. And while most Seattle residents are well-versed in the fine art of recycling— 407,000 tons recycled in 2013!—there are apparently some in our fair city who need a reminder on what should and should not go in their Big […]
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