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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

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

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Good News for Bikes, Bad News for Transit

Our daily roundup.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 12/18/2012

Afternoon Jolt

Early Jolt: Tent City Divorces SHARE

Tent City 4, which houses homeless Seattle-area residents, has announced a break from the homeless advocacy group SHARE over SHARE's objection to sex-offender checks.

  • By Afternoon Jolt
  • Published 11/15/2012


As Downtown Group Requests More Cops, Records Request Shows Rise in Crime Downtown

As the Downtown Seattle Association asks city council members to fund more officers downtown, a PubliCola records request shows a rise in criminal incidents in the neighborhood.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 10/11/2012


Thursday Jolt: Harrell, the State Economy, and God

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 09/06/2012

City Hall

City Considers Reinstating Programs Targeting Repeat Offenders on Third Ave.

The city is considering the reinstatement of two programs targeting frequent and "high-impact" offenders, this time focusing on Third Avenue downtown. Image by STB's Oran Viriyincy on Flickr.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/11/2012
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