CRIME & SAFETY
King County Medical Examiner identifies homicide victim dropped off at hospital in Renton
RENTON, Wash. - The King County Medical Examiner has identified the homicide victim dropped off at Valley Medical Center at 4:30 a.m. in Renton on Sunday as 23-year-old Marqell Braezeale-Johnson. He died from a gunshot wound to the head. Renton Police say witnesses are not cooperating with the investigation, and...
Washington 14-Year-Old Girl Found After Police Said She Disappeared With 35-Year-Old Man
Washington State Patrol issued an AMBER Alert for the teen two days ago, believing the girl had been abducted
Crews respond to South Seattle commercial building fire, flames seen from flight
The fire was upgraded to a 2-alarm fire.
Shootout in Seattle's Central District leads to rollover crash, stray bullets hit nearby homes
SEATTLE — Seattle Police Department (SPD) officers are investigating a shootout between two cars that occurred in the Central District neighborhood Tuesday evening that led to an SUV rollover. The SUV flipped over on a sidewalk at 23rd and Spruce. KOMO News Reporter Ryan Simms went to the scene,...
Collision in Kent causes major backups for those traveling north to Seattle
There is now a 10 mile backup after the collision cleared to the side
Fire Causes Partial Collapse of Vacant Building in Seattle's Columbia City Neighborhood
Witness a massive fire engulfing a vacant building in Seattle's Columbia City neighborhood. The intense blaze has caused a partial collapse, with firefighters battling to control the situation. No casualties reported, but the area remains blocked off. Uncertainty looms over when normalcy will return.
Two Drug Dealers Arrested: Major Blow to Narcotics Trade in Seattle Neighborhoods
Seattle Police have arrested two people suspected of selling drugs in several Seattle areas, including the University District, Ballard, Aurora corridor in Northgate, and Bitter Lake. The suspects were under investigation for three months by SPD's Narcotics detectives and Homeland Security agents for their alleged involvement in the sale of fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin.
SPD Officer quits job amid allegations he worked as 'muscle' for a couple dealing drugs
SEATTLE - A former Seattle Police officer is accused of cozying up to a felon and the felon’s wife in a drug trafficking operation that drew the attention of Seattle’s Office of Police Accountability. That officer, Brandon Gandy, ultimately quit his job before being fired. Now, the state’s...
Local Woman Arrested in Chinatown-International District for Illegal Firearm and Drug Possession
A 34-year-old woman was taken into custody on Monday morning in Chinatown-International District. She was arrested for felony harassment following a 911 call made by a security guard in late October. The guard claimed the woman had threatened him with a firearm at an apartment complex.
Renton police investigating after man in his 20s fatally shot and dropped off at hospital
Officers said not much is known, including where the shooting took place. Witnesses are not cooperating.
Seattle police ask public for help to identify robbery and assault suspect
The victim told police he was getting off a bus when an unknown man grabbed his phone and repeatedly punched him in the face.