CRIME & SAFETY
Update: Missing 14-year-old found in King County after Amber Alert issued
A 35-year-old man is being questioned by officials.
Retired Couple's Home in Auburn Riddled with Bullets, Suspect Still at Large
A retired couple's home in Auburn becomes the target of a terrifying shooting, with 17 bullets piercing through their residence. The couple, unharmed, are left shaken and fearful. The local police are seeking information to help solve this shocking crime.
Shoppers look for greater security at Southcenter mall after teen shot in parking lot
TUKWILA, Wash. — The joy of spending a day at the Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila was cut short Saturday after a shooting in the parking lot. Shoppers running in and out of the mall on Monday said they are looking out for themselves and remaining more aware of their surroundings following the shooting.
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.
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.
South Sound woman fights for her cell phone during carjacking in Taco Bell parking lot
Tiana Costarella said a swarm of teenagers carjacked her as she and a friend sat in a South Sound parking lot.
1 person dead in shooting near Auburn
One person died after a shooting near Auburn on Friday evening, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Shortly after 8 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to 911 calls reporting a shooting at the Watermark Apartments on Military Road South in unincorporated King County, according to Deputy Mike Mellis.
Elderly couple killed while crossing street after church service in Edgewood
EDGEWOOD, Wash. — An Edgewood couple is dead after being hit by a driver while crossing the street on a busy road. Flowers were placed on the side of the road near the corner of Eighth Street East and 106th Avenue Court East to remember the tragedy. “This is...
Arrest Warrant Issued for Suspect Accused of Bragging About Fatal Drive-by Shooting of Army Guardsman
Discover the latest developments in the tragic drive-by shooting of a National Guardsman in Fife. Police have identified a suspect, who allegedly bragged about the crime, and an arrest warrant has been issued. Any information on the suspect's whereabouts is urgently sought by authorities.
Violent crime links found in 2 teens following escape from juvenile detention facility
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. — Two of the three teens accused of escaping from a juvenile detention facility Sunday night are linked to serious, violent crimes, according to court proceedings. The three teens, ranging in age from 16 to 17 years old, made their first court appearance today before Judge Nelson...
Echo Glen Inmates Face Judge After Attempted Escape
• Three inmates escaped from Echo Glen Children's Center near Snoqualmie over the weekend. • The inmates were apprehended without incident after a two-hour search. • The inmates, aged 16 and 17, are being held and could face charges for first-degree escape.
SPD Officer Resigns Amid Accusations of Aiding Drug Dealers
A shocking case unfolds as an SPD officer resigns amid allegations of aiding a felon couple in their drug dealings. The story highlights new police reforms and the potential de-certification of the officer. The case involves surveillance, raids, and a complex web of relationships.
Ballard's 'nuisance on wheels': From SWAT standoff to suspicious fire in a single day
SEATTLE — Neighbors call it a "nuisance on wheels"; in a day, a homeless RV in Ballard was the scene of both a SWAT standoff as well as a suspicious fire. The vehicle was parked at a growing RV homeless encampment near the intersection of NW 8th Avenue and NW 8th Avenue. Even though the RV is now destroyed, neighbors told KOMO News the surrounding encampment still presents many problems.