Explainer

Here's How an Acoustic Gunshot Locator Works

And how it might help curb gun violence in Seattle.

07/18/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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?

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Police

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.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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.

01/25/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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.

10/01/2015 By Josh Feit

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.

03/06/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Crime

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.

10/01/2014 By Casey Jaywork

Feature

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.

10/01/2014 By Bess Lovejoy

Back Fence

Seattle's Small Time Criminals

What petty crime has taught me about community.

10/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Feature

Crime in Seattle, By the Numbers

10/01/2014 Research by Ezra Parter and Casey Jaywork

Essay

What It Feels Like to Be Wrongly Accused

I spent four years in an Italian prison for a crime I didn’t commit. And I am not alone.

10/01/2014 By Amanda Knox

Feature

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

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

10/01/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Editor's Note

Serve and Protect

10/01/2014 By James Ross Gardner

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.

06/25/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Monday Fizz: Unnecessary and an Additional Hardship

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

06/02/2014 By Morning Fizz

News in a Minute

One Sentence Stories

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

03/01/2014 By Jeremy Novak

Crime

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.

01/17/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

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.

10/25/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Amanda Knox's TV Interview Airs April 30

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

04/25/2013 By Seattle Met Staff