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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

Police fatally shot man in Gas Works Park

Seattle police shot a man drinking in Gas Works Park this morning after he threatened them with a broken liquor bottle. The man died, according to Harborview Medical Center.

SEATTLE TIMES

Arizona execution gone wrong

An inmate gasped and snorted, dying over an hour later after given a lethal injection that was supposed to kill him quickly.

THE HUFFINGTON POST

Former Tacoma teacher pleads guilty to rape

Former Tacoma high school teacher admits she had sex with two students and talked to other students about sex.

NEWS TRIBUNE (TACOMA)

Man charged with breaking into home to take a bath

A man was charged for breaking into a Lakewood home to take a bath.

NEWS TRIBUNE (TACOMA)

Seattle police investigate double homicide

Seattle police have arrested a man in association with a double homicide, after two bodies were found on Saturday near the Duwamish River.

SEATTLEPI.COM

Man shot dead, 4 officers injured in Kent

A man was shot dead by Kent Police on Sunday afternoon in a shootout. One shot fired at a propane tank causing it to explode and injuring four or five officers.

SEATTLE TIMES

Father beats alleged child abuser

Florida father beats alleged child abuser unconscious after walking in on him sexually abusing his son on Friday morning.

SEATTLEPI.COM

SPD blotter releases video of SoDo lightrail shooting

The Seattle Police Department released a video Wednesday of the officer-involved shooting at the SoDo lightrail station.

SPD BLOTTER

Boko Haram captives escape

A group of 63 women and toddlers captured by Boko Haram militants last month escaped after walking miles to safety.

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

UW study says shooting victims more likely to die from gun violence in future

University of Washington researchers found that shooting victims are 30 times more likely to return to the hospital for a firearm injury, and 11 times more likely to die from gun violence within five years after incident.

SEATTLE TIMES
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