Crime

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Seattle PD To Begin Testing All Sexual Assault Evidence

Decade-long backlog of 1,276 evidence kits will be examined for DNA.

01/22/2015

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Sweepstakes Scam Gets Man Two Years In Prison

A King County man has been sentenced to two years in prison for a “cruel” sweepstakes scam that federal prosecutors say targeted vulnerable people.

CBS Seattle–01/22/2015

extradition idaho murder

Man Accused Of Killing 3 People In Idaho Fighting Extradition

John Lee shot his mother, landlord and an Arby’s restaurant manager at three separate locations in Moscow, Idaho, say authorities, before leading police on a high speed chase across the state line into Washington.

01/16/2015

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Documents Detail Victim’s Escape Try In Idaho Killings

Court documents say an Arby’s restaurant manager tried to escape a gunman by jumping out a drive-through window before being shot and killed last weekend.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2015

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2 Men Involved In Seattle Robbery Attack Charged

Two men have been charged in a violent service station robbery in Seattle that blinded the clerk.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2015

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Suspect In Idaho Shooting Makes First Court Appearance

A man suspected in the shooting deaths of his adoptive mother and two others in Idaho made an initial court appearance Monday in Washington state, where he was ordered held on $500,000 bail.

CBS Seattle–01/12/2015

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Arrests Made In New Year’s Stabbing Of Gas station Clerk

Seattle police have arrested two men in a New Year’s Day robbery that left a gas station clerk with life-threatening injuries.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2015

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Teenager Pleads Guilty In Beating Death Of WWII Veteran

A 17-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder in the beating death of 88-year-old Delbert Belton, a World War II veteran who survived the battle of Okinawa but was killed in a robbery outside a Washington state bar in 2013.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2015

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Montana Man Convicted In Exchange Student’s Death

Markus Kaarma, 30, claimed he was justified in shooting the German exchange student under Montana’s “stand your ground” laws.

12/17/2014

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Sheriff: Man Crashed Car Into Store To Steal Guns

The car smashed through a metal grate and glass doors at the Big 5 store in Burien; police found the suspect hiding in the ceiling after a four-hour standoff.

12/02/2014

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