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Sound Transit Light Rail/Pedestrian Collision

A man sustained life-threatening injuries after being struck by a southbound Light Rail train this evening in South Seattle. At approximately 5:03 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of a train/pedestrian collision at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South (MLK) and South Henderson Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a Sound Transit… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Chief John Diaz Retiring; Assistant Chief Jim Pugel Promoted to Interim Chief

After a 36-year career in law enforcement, Seattle police Chief John Diaz is retiring. “It was time,” Chief Diaz said at a press conference Monday morning, flanked by his successor, Assistant Chief Jim Pugel, and Mayor Mike McGinn. Since taking the helm at SPD in 2009, Chief Diaz has overseen,… [ Keep reading ]

Two Arrested for Early Morning Burglary at South Seattle Tow Lot

Two men were arrested early this morning after the employees at Gary’s Westside Tow called 911 to report a burglary. South Precinct officers responded to Gary’s Westside Tow lot in the 5900 Block of 4th Avenue South a little after 1:00 this morning for a report of a possible burglary. … [ Keep reading ]