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Archives for July 2014

Space Needle Still Standing After Reported Drone Strike

Seattle’s famous sky-high tourist attraction is still standing after police received reports of a drone crash Tuesday at the Space Needle. Space Needle security called police just before 8:30 PM after several guests reported seeing a small drone buzz the top of the Needle, and possibly crash into an observation Deck window…. [ Keep reading ]

Two Shot Following Struggle Outside Central District Bank

A bank security guard and a second man were both seriously injured by gunfire Thursday morning after the two men fought over the guard’s gun outside a Central District bank. Police received 911 calls about gunfire outside a bank at 23rd Avenue and Jackson Street just after 11 AM, followed by… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After Pulling Knife on Grocery Store Shoppers During Homphobic Rant

Officers arrested a knife-wielding man on Capitol Hill early this morning after he pulled a knife on two people inside a grocery store while in the midst of a homophobic rant. A man and woman were shopping at the QFC at Broadway and E Pike around 1 AM when the suspect began leering at the… [ Keep reading ]

Read This Before You Attend Torchlight, Not AT Torchlight

The Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade is this Saturday, and if last year’s Torchlight Parade and this year’s Seahawks Superbowl victory parade are any indication, our region’s privately-owned cellular networks may become taxed by throngs of cell-phone wielding revelers. If you’re unable to reach our 911 Call Center in the… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

(UPDATE: Arrested) Help Robbery Detectives Put the Heat on Lil’ Soup

Do you know where detectives can find Lemel Groce? Police believe Groce—a.k.a. “Lil’ Soup”—was one of three men suspected of robbing a 15-year-old at gunpoint in the Brighton neighborhood last week.

Police Investigating Suspicious Blaze at Roosevelt Home

SPD Arson investigators and Seattle fire marshals are investigating a suspicious blaze, which consumed the porch of a home in the Roosevelt neighborhood early this morning.

Drunk Driver In Stolen Mustang Hurls Whiskey, Hits Bus, Stops In Front of Police HQ

A drunk driver careened through downtown Seattle late Friday, colliding head-on with a valet in an Audi and then a bus, before his stolen Mustang sputtered to a halt across from Seattle Police Department headquarters. The suspect’s spree began just before 6:30 PM after he sped the wrong way down one-way 2nd Avenue, where… [ Keep reading ]

Man Slashed in Lake City Robbery

Police are investigating after a 39-year-old man was slashed during a robbery in Lake City Way early Sunday morning. The victim was smoking outside his apartment building in the 14000 block of Lake City Way at 2:30 a.m. when a man approached him and asked for a cigarette. When the victim pulled out his… [ Keep reading ]