Department of Justice Hammers SPD for Civil Rights Violations and Use of Force

Justice Department finds trend constitutional violations in Seattle Police Department.

12/15/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Department of Justice Report On SPD Coming Tomorrow

Justice Department's report on SPD coming tomorrow.

12/15/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

Morning Fizz

Swim with the Sharks

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: cop body cameras; tax loopholes; saving higher ed funding; saving the city's office of housing; water rates; and the return of Darcy Burner.

11/02/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Trying to Change the Subject

Caffeinated news & gossip. Tuesday edition, starring: Karl Rove, Joe Wilson, R-71, Seattle Public Schools, the SPD, and more.

10/18/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"Some People are Defying that Order."

Monday Edition. Caffeinated news and gossip starring: Occupy Seattle, Jane Hague, and text books.

10/17/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

"We Voted with Our Feet"

Thursday Edition. On-the-scene report from Occupy Seattle arrests at Westlake last night.

10/13/2011 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

McGinn: "I Don't Know" If Officers are Being Reassigned to Westlake

Mayor Mike McGinn says he "doesn't know" whether officers are being reassigned to protests at Westlake from other trouble spots downtown.

10/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


City Auditor To Examine How SPD Handles Police Car Videos

City auditing how SPD handles patrol car videos.

10/07/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee


Occupy Seattle Refuses to Leave Westlake; Police Make Arrests


10/05/2011 By Lummy Lin


Man Threatens Officers In Call to TV Station

SPD Investigating threat to kill officers called into local TV station.

09/28/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

Morning Fizz

"I Have Concerns."

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: Mike McGinn and car tabs; Tim Burgess and the city budget; I-1183 and perfect voters; Bob Ferguson and Reagan Dunn.

09/27/2011 By Morning Fizz


Home Invasion Suspect Arrested Following Chase, Crash In North Seattle

Cops arrest Capitol Hill home invasion suspect following chase in North Seattle.

09/13/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

Morning Fizz

"I Don't Feel Comfortable Going into People's Refrigerators."

Monday Edition: Caffeinated News and Gossip starring Ron Sims, Christian Sinderman, Tom Rasmussen, Chief Diaz, and much more.

09/12/2011 By Morning Fizz


Police Investigating Theft of Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs Art From Local Painter

Police are investigating the caretaker of a local artist for stealing William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg art.

09/07/2011 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

Morning Fizz

"They Can't Keep Us Down."

Caffeinated News & Gossip. Friday edition.

08/19/2011 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

McGinn: Seattle Weekly, Backpage Won't Pull Escort Ads Despite Child-Prostitution Concerns

Mayor Mike McGinn announces the results of a meeting with representatives of Seattle Weekly's classified site,, which has been linked to child prostitution.

07/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Officer Involved in "Mexican Piss" Incident Suspended for 30 Days

At a press conference today at Seattle Police Department headquarters, Police Chief John Diaz announced that Detective Shandy Cobane, the officer who stomped on a Latino suspect and said he would “beat the fucking Mexican piss out of you, homey,” would be

05/12/2011 By Andrew Calkins

The C is for Crank

Stolen Goods

Last week, sitting on a bench in my neighborhood, I got robbed.

05/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Protesters March to City Hall for Williams

Three hundred protesters marched into City Hall yesterday to demand justice for the death of John T. Williams. Their wish to speak to Mayor McGinn was granted.

09/17/2010 By Tiffany Vu