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Republicans in the U.S. House, including Todd Akin and Paul Ryan, are blocking the expanded authority that tribal police need to deal with violent non-Indian offenders of Native American women on Indian land.READ MORE 10 COMMENTS
A letter from Lakeside's lawyers, revealing an old sex scandal, stirs memories of the '70s, when old-school traditions briefly vanished.READ MORE 11 COMMENTS
A Seattle City Council member and former cop puts hope in an outside monitor for police reform, so long as we get the right person in that job.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
There are steps, such as gun control and institutions taking preventive action when warned about mental instability, that we should take. Politicians need more courage.READ MORE 18 COMMENTS
The political wrangling is over, but serious issues about technology and police leadership remain. A police veteran explains.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Seattle's total for homicides has already exceeded that for all of last year.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Increasing murder rates have city officials scrambling for a solution, and preventive measures may be winning out over reactionary one.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Azeotrope takes us on a searing ride in their Seattle premiere of the provocative prison drama "Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train."READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Except when confronted with a tragedy like the Cafe Racer and Town Hall murders, most of the city tends to ignore the crime and the unmet need for more police officers that South Seattle endures constantly.READ MORE 68 COMMENTS
The city has seen cycles of trouble before and chased after a wide range of possible explanations and fixes. Is there really any one big solution?READ MORE 14 COMMENTS
Lattes and our passive nature can't save us from gun violence. Particularly, the kind wrought on the nation by disturbing shifts in gun ownership trends.READ MORE 23 COMMENTS
The story of a convicted wolf killer brings a growing problem into perspective, and shows how big an impact even one or two deaths can have on an endangered population.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
The city has already laid out its own plan for improvements. Mayor McGinn and the City Council should move ahead rather than waste time negotiating with a department that has shown little sign of good faith.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
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New Fort Hood shooting: Several are dead
The shooter, an Iraqi war veteran, was being checked for post-traumatic distress.
Queen Anne club allegedly a front for meth money laundering
Ice Nightclub owner, Steven Asir Thomas, accused by Feds of conspiracy to deal meth and money laundering.
Boston tightens security for its 118th marathon
It's been a year since the Boston bombing; the city is in preparation to ensure the run in April is safe and secure in remembrance of the tragedy last spring.
Wah Mee massacre site to be demolished
The structurally unsafe, three-story building was the site of Washington's deadliest massacre.
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