Looking for a good mystery or crime novel? Seattle has had it’s share of headline-making news when it comes to crime, and we have the authors to tell the stories. Here are some of our favorites.
Seattle True Crime author Ann Rule’s next book, Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors, will take a close up look at the case of Susan Cox Powell, a missing Utah woman, whose husband Josh Powell eventually moved himself and his two young boys to Washington state. In a horrific tragedy on February 5, 2012 Josh Powell killed himself and his two boys in a house fire in Graham, WA.
After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
A man suspected of shooting two sex offenders to death on the Olympic Peninsula left a note saying he hated sex offenders and “it had to be done,” the Clallam County sheriff said Monday.
A city already anxious about a recent spate of shootings was rattled further when a man walked into an arts cafe near a Seattle university and opened fire, fatally wounding four people. Police say he later killed a woman during a carjacking before shooting himself.
Federal investigators allege Brandon Lee Price changed the address on a bank account held by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, then had a debit card sent to his Pittsburgh home so he could use it for payments on a delinquent Armed Forces Bank account and personal expenses.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says the city will increase police patrols in response to a recent spike in violent crime.