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One Man Killed, Another Wounded by Gunfire at Private Club

Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances of a shooting this morning at a private motorcycle club in the 900 block of S Doris Street. Police responded to a report of gunshots at the club just after 4 a.m. When officers arrived, they found two adult male victims injured by gunfire…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Top Stolen Cars and Tips to Protect Your Vehicle

If you drive a Honda Accord, Honda Civic or Subaru Legacy—or a car that was made before 2002—there is a greater chance that auto thieves may target your car. Auto theft remained a key topic of discussion at our SeaStat meeting yesterday. Officers and detectives are working hard to address this… [ Keep reading ]

Men in Suits in Pursuit Through Men’s Suits

The Seattle branch of the Secret Service was doing secret service work at a downtown hotel when an employee asked them to check on a man evidently passed out in his room. Happy to oblige, the agents went to the door and knocked, but there was no answer. Out of concern for… [ Keep reading ]

Semi-Trailer Rollover Causes Closure

A flat bed semi-trailer rolled over on its side blocking all lanes of the 4500 block of West Marginal Way around 7:18 a.m. this morning. Police say the truck may have rolled over because a loose container of dry cement it was carrying shifted and destabilized the truck. Seattle Fire… [ 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 ]

Two Found Dead Along the Duwamish – UPDATED

UPDATE – Around 4 p.m. a pedestrian discovered the body of an adult female in the 7100 block of 1st Avenue S. This is directly underneath Highway 99. The woman suffered injuries similar to the first victim. Homicide and Crime Scene Investigation detectives are on scene. Detectives are looking into the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Double Murder Suspect Arrested in West Orange, NJ

Essex County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force and West Orange, New Jersey police arrested Seattle double-murder suspect Ali Muhammed Brown on warrant charges earlier this afternoon. Brown was arrested without incident and the investigation is ongoing. Seattle Police and King County Prosecutor’s Office representatives will be monitoring this case… [ Keep reading ]

Knife Wielding Man Attacks Woman In Her Home

A man entered a woman’s apartment and attacked her with a knife just after 6 a.m. this morning. The attack occurred in the 4500 block of S Henderson Street. The victim told officers her assailant is an East African male in his early twenties and that he was wearing a… [ Keep reading ]

Oh Node You Didn’t!

Last fall we committed to completely deactivating every node in our wireless mesh network. And we did. Kind of. It turns out we didn’t get all of them. A node that was previously inactive (lack of electricity can have that effect) powered on when one of our city partners restored power to… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Bailey Announces Changes to Command Staff

Chief Harry Bailey has announced the following changes within the SPD Command Staff: Assistant Chief Joe Kessler moves from Operations Bureau to Homeland Security Bureau. Assistant Chief Paul McDonagh moves from Homeland Security Bureau to Field Support Bureau. Assistant Chief Nick Metz moves from Field Support Bureau to Operations Bureau…. [ Keep reading ]