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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
Isn't there a way for citizens to control the violent aspects of a legitimate protest?READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Horrendous murders test a childhood faith in the power of forgiveness. One consoling thought: the pain is a kind of gift.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Is Robert Bales the William Calley of the Iraq War? Ore. Sen. Ron Wyden as GOP sympathizer. Is Eyman waiting in the wings?READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Beset by a surge in robberies and homicides, police, politicians, and undaunted Rainier Valley residents walk the walkabout together, and talk a new talk of cooperation and community renewal.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
As the staff and customers at Seattle's Maple Leaf Pharmacy experienced in 2009, addicts have increasingly turned to robbing drug stores to get painkillers.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Mazatlan meets Mahler, and two formerly frantic freelance viola players from Seattle find steady work and communal musical bliss in Mexico, where orchestras thrive while their counterparts in the U.S. are struggling.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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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.
Female serial killer suspected in Pa. crime
Pennsylvania teen Miranda Barbour, a possible serial killer, is to be charged for multiple slayings.
Behind a woman's death: The story of how she helped a disturbed youth
Authorities believe that 37-year-old Gina Latshaw was murdered by a 16-year-old she had been helping since he was a toddler.
Rome-bound plane hijacked by co-pilot
The co-pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines flight locked the pilot out of the cockpit and hijacked the plane to Geneva, where he wanted asylum.
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