CRIME & SAFETY
Seattle police arrest 13 and 15 year-old for alleged involvement in robberies
Seattle police have arrested two teens they believe committed multiple robberies and other crimes at the same Northeast Seattle gas station over the past seven months.
Police search for suspects involved in carjacking, robbery
Police are searching for those responsible for a carjacking and armed robbery in Bellevue Thursday evening. Both incidents happened less than an hour apart from each other.
Weekly Safety Report: Murder-Suicide, Stabbing, and Shooting Shake Snohomish County, Washington
Four people were killed in a suspected murder-suicide at a homeless encampment in Autryville, North Carolina. The incident occurred after an argument, with the gunman identified as Dwane Paul Miller. Another incident involved a stabbing at a Lynnwood apartment complex, where one person was injured. Lastly, a teenager was shot and killed at Henry M. Jackson Park in Everett, Washington, with multiple gunshots reported and several cars fleeing the scene.
Rising Crime in Edmonds, WA: A Call for Comprehensive Solutions
The City of Edmonds, WA, has recently been confronted with an unsettling wave of crime, raising concerns among its residents and authorities. Theft and burglary are at the forefront, with an uptick in shoplifting cases, particularly along Highway 99, causing considerable distress to local businesses. Vehicle-related crimes have also escalated, including vehicle prowling and thefts, with personal items being targeted within cars.
I-90 Lanes Reopen Following Pursuit of DUI Suspect by State Troopers
Catch the latest update on the I-90 lanes reopening after a high-speed pursuit involving state troopers and a DUI suspect. The chase, which started on Snow Kwami Pass due to erratic driving, ended near East Mercer without any injuries.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Shooting, Drive-by Shooting, and Escape Attempt hit Renton
Renton, Washington experienced several incidents this week that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a fatal shooting where a man in his 20s was dropped off at a hospital with a gunshot wound, a drive-by shooting near a high school that prompted a temporary lockdown, and an attempted escape by a teenager who had previously admitted to two separate murders.
Opening statements in trial for Careaga quadruple homicide suspects paused for illness
PORT ORCHARD – Opening statements in the trial for three men accused of the killings of four members of the Careaga family in the greater Seabeck area in 2017 began and then promptly ground to a halt in Kitsap County Superior Court over the last week, after an attorney for one of the defendants was reported to be ill. Two opening statements have been completed, and two remain.
After a newly bought Washington house exploded, experts urge caution
A large explosion in a Bothell neighborhood this week shocked onlookers not just because it sent a house up in flames and blew out neighboring windows, but because the property's owners had just
19-year-old arrested for shooting man near Ballard pool after friend refused to leave
Horrific new footage shows a violent Sunday afternoon shooting in Ballard.
Man Stabbed, Another Arrested At Angel Of The Winds Arena In Everett, Washington
Editor’s update 10:30 PM: MyEverettNews.com was contacted via email this evening by a person who identified himself as a production labor crew supervisor for the staging company and he advised that he was the one who held the suspect until Everett Police arrived, not security for the Arena. Everett...
Stolen Vehicle Used in Second Burglary at Seattle Cannabis Dispensary in a Week
• A stolen Hyundai was used to crash into a cannabis dispensary in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood. • The suspects entered the dispensary and stole an unknown amount of product.
15 Emergency Vehicles In Seattle Hazmat Response
Yesterday, Seattle locals feared the worst when they saw that there was an emergency hazmat response dispatched to the Olympic Health Club with a staggering 15 emergency vehicles dispatched. However, despite looking at the sfdlive app and seeing the pure numbers, the end result was nowhere near as bad as...
Weekly Safety Report: Random Highway Shooting, Mall Shooting, and Hit and Run in Tukwila, Washington
In Tukwila, Washington, several incidents occurred this week, highlighting safety concerns in the area. These incidents include a random highway shooting, a shooting at Southcenter Mall, and a hit and run on I-5.
Lime scooter thrown from overpass slams into car on I-5 through Seattle
A Lime electric scooter was thrown off the overpass at northeast 45th Avenue and I-5 in Seattle Wednesday night. “The scooter just dropped, and that’s when it got whole damage by the front hood, this whole thing must be replaced,” Nilesh Patel said. “This side mirror got broken out too.” Patel said his son was driving his friend to the airport when it happened. “By looking at this damage and just looking at here and my son was sitting there, I think I’m very thankful nothing happened to him -- it can be worse,” Patel said.
Bothell Home Explosion Highlights the Critical Need for Thorough Home Inspections
A recent Bothell, Washington home explosion has sent shockwaves through the community, emphasizing the dangers of neglecting proper home inspections. The residence, located in the 19700 block of 25th Drive Southeast, was subject to a significant explosion likely caused by a gas leak on an early Wednesday morning. The new owners, who had moved in just two days before, had relied on the seller's inspection which failed to identify any gas-related issues. This close call, resulting in massive damage but fortunately no injuries, spotlights the perils homeowners face when skimping on a critical safety step due to market pressures.
Rainier Beach homicide suspect charged with murder pleads not guilty
SEATTLE — The man charged with first-degree murder in a deadly shooting in Rainier Beach earlier this month made his first court appearance Wednesday. Ryan Smith, 33, pleaded not guilty in King County court. He is facing 20 years in prison if convicted and remains in custody on a $3 million bond.
How a Seattle pizzeria manager turned suspected car thief into an employee
A pizzeria in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood has been the victim of several car break-ins, with both the staff and the restaurant’s customers experiencing theft. Now the manager has shared with The Gee and Ursula Show how he solved this specific crime spree — by getting the suspected car thief a job.
Seattle faces its most violent year in three decades
Numbers show Seattle is facing its deadliest year in three decades, with 70 homicides so far in 2023.
Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Murder and Arson in Death of Ravensdale Father
A man accused of killing a Ravensdale father, who confronted people allegedly dumping trash near his property, pleads not guilty to second-degree murder. The community mourns the loss, while the victim's family vows to fight for justice. The trial is set for January.
Weekly Safety Report: House Explosion and Felon Apprehension Impact Bothell, Washington
Two incidents occurred in Bothell, Washington this week. In the first incident, a house explosion caused by a natural gas leak resulted in significant damage to the structure and neighboring homes. The source of the leak and the triggering spark remain unknown. The second incident involved the apprehension of a convicted felon who resisted arrest, rammed a patrol car, and led police on a half-mile foot chase. The felon, who had an outstanding arrest warrant, was ultimately caught without any injuries.