Seattle crime

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Man Stabbed In Group Fight In Downtown Seattle

Witnesses told police a group of people jumped out of a car and fought with a group on a downtown Seattle sidewalk

CBS Seattle–09/30/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit; Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Wrongfully Imprisoned For A Decade Gets $500K

The money is part of a new law that compensates people who have been erroneously sent to prison with $50,000 per year of imprisonment.

CBS Seattle–09/26/2014

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Seattle Police Kill Armed Man Who Shot At Officers

Inside the man’s home, officers found body armor and multiple fire-arms, including semi-automatic rifles

CBS Seattle–08/31/2014

File photo of marijuana. (credit: NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

$50K Worth Of Pot Stolen From Hole In Wall

Thieves stole 50 thousand dollars worth of marijuana from a dispensary in Georgetown, according to the Seattle Police.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2014

File -- The legs and shadow of Agnieska Radwanska of Poland. (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Docs: Josh Powell Took Pictures Of Strangers’ Legs

Josh Powell told social workers in Washington he liked to take pictures of strangers’ legs in public places, documents released Friday show.

03/02/2012

Police say Sherwin Shayegan lingers around teams' benches for his shot at celebratory piggyback rides like this one. (credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

‘Piggyback’ Bandit Blazes Creepy Trail Through 5 States

Sherwin Shayegan has pretended to interview athletes for a term paper, acted as a team manager or just tried to blend in with the crowd for a piggyback payoff.

02/16/2012

Photos of Charlie Powell (R) and Braden Powell are displayed during their funeral service February 11, 2012 in Tacoma, Washington. (credit: pool/Getty Images)

Sheriff Buys Graves So Powell Boys Aren’t Buried Next To Dad

Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Detective Ed Troyer, who heads the anti-crime organization Crimestoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County, responded by buying the two plots on either side of the boys to make sure Josh Powell didn’t wind up there. The cost is being paid by Crimestoppers, other organizations and private donations.

02/16/2012

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