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Here's How an Acoustic Gunshot Locator Works

And how it might help curb gun violence in Seattle.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/18/2016

Dead in the Water

Who Is Shooting Seattle's Sea Lions?

For years the bullet-riddled bodies of seals and sea lions have washed up on Washington shores. But who would kill them—and why?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/21/2016


Who’s Watching Seattle's Watchmen?

Homeowners are increasingly hiring Seattle Police officers to beef up security on their streets. But that protection comes at a price.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/28/2016

Questions Answered

Eli Sanders Goes Inside the Mind of a Killer

His new book, ‘While the City Slept,’ sheds light on the harrowing story of a 2009 murder.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 01/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Public Speaks Out on Mayor's Grand Bargain

Council holds hearing on affordable housing deal; plus violence up on Capitol Hill, a beer sellout, and a national endorsement.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 10/01/2015

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Gnocchi and Good Causes

This week, the Pacific Northwest restaurant community rallies around one of its own—while enjoying her fiance's award-winning food.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 03/06/2015


This Is What Happens to Your Bike After It’s Stolen

Last year 1,121 bicycles in Seattle were reported stolen. That’s roughly three purloined bikes a day. But the moment a ride is pinched is only the beginning.

  • By Casey Jaywork
  • Published 10/01/2014


The 10 Crimes That Shook Seattle

From D. B. Cooper to Ted Bundy to the Wah Mee Massacre, the crimes (and criminals) that impacted the city the most.

  • By Bess Lovejoy
  • Published 10/01/2014

Back Fence

Seattle's Small Time Criminals

What petty crime has taught me about community.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 10/01/2014


Crime in Seattle, By the Numbers

  • By Casey Jaywork and Ezra Parter
  • Published 10/01/2014


Meet Kathleen O'Toole, Seattle's New Crime Fighter

Can the new chief save the Seattle Police Department from itself?

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/01/2014

Editor's Note

Serve and Protect

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 10/01/2014

City Hall

Murray Lays Out "Summer of Safety" Anticrime Initiative

In an unusual (and emotional) speech, Mayor Ed Murray proposes an outline for combating crime in Seattle, especially in the South End.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/25/2014

Morning Fizz

Monday Fizz: Unnecessary and an Additional Hardship

Monday Fizz featuring the minimum wage victory, minimum wage worries, and South End crime concerns.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 06/02/2014

Crime News

Police Identify the Man Fatally Shot During a Bank Robbery as a Walrus and the Carpenter Sous Chef

The restaurant will be closed tonight.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 04/04/2014

News in a Minute

One Sentence Stories

A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed.

  • By Jeremy Novak
  • Published 03/01/2014


Last Night: When Bus Riders Attack

A disgruntled bus rider attacks four women, including the writer, on a stretch of Third Avenue known for crime.

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 01/17/2014

City Hall

Council—and their Advisors—Question McGinn's Downtown Spending Request

The city council, and its policy staff, continue to question the mayor's request for a big expansion of a plan to combat crime downtown.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/25/2013


Amanda Knox's TV Interview Airs April 30

The West Seattle native—convicted, acquitted, and retried in an Italian murder case—speaks out.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 04/25/2013

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Poison Pill

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring crime stats, coal legislation, and little known aspects.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 04/24/2013
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