Officers Down

The Shooting of Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton, 10 Years Later

After a spate of assassinations a decade ago, the public rallied around the police. Where’d the love go?

10/22/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Movie Review

What Is the Point of Netflix’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile?

Yeah, casting Zac Efron as Ted Bundy is silly. But there are deeper problems.

05/07/2019 By Stefan Milne


Women Erased: How Washington Has Failed Missing Native Women

More Native American women have been counted as missing or murdered here than almost anywhere in the country. But authorities are at a loss on how to track, let alone stop, the trend.

12/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Lindsey Wasson

Criminal Justice

Report: No One Knows How Many Native Women Are Missing or Murdered

"I'm not going to wait for the state," Echo-Hawk said. "Our women deserve justice now."

11/16/2018 By Hayat Norimine


A Rumor in Madrona

Can a decades-old deadly home invasion case help unmask the dangers of the misinformation age?

10/15/2018 By James Ross Gardner


Crime in Seattle, By the Numbers

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


West Seattle Murder; South End Stabbing

Man killed in West Seattle shooting; police arrest armed teen who threatened to "kill everyone," man stabbed in South End robbery attempt.

01/23/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Shootout Charges; Firebombing Suspect

Charges filed in NYE shooting; woman shot in South Seattle has died; police release photos of firebombing suspect.

01/09/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Bodybuilder Charged With Killing Teacher

Prosecutors charge bodybuilder for killing girlfriend.

12/29/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Georgia Says Seattle Murder Suspect Wasn't Supposed to Be In Washington State

Georgia Department of Corrections says felon arrested for Seattle murder wasn't supposed to be in Washington.

12/29/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Man At Center of Parole Battle Arrested For Christmas Eve Murder

UPDATED: Man at center of interstate parole battle arrested for murder in Seattle.

12/28/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Police Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide In West Seattle

Police investigating possible murder-suicide in West Seattle.

10/19/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


New Details In Central District Murder, Bank Card Scam?, and More

More details on a Central District murder investigation, a possible Wells Fargo scam, and officer charged with assault asks for change of venue.

10/04/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Man Beaten To Death In the Central District

Man beaten to death in the Central District Thursday morning.

09/22/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee