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Seattle Southside Chamber & Highline Medical Center Public Safety Event will be July 31

Seattle Southside Chamber & Highline Medical Center Public Safety Event will be July 31

In partnership with the Highline Medical Center and the Highline Medical Center Foundation, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Public Safety event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

Late Monday night, July 8, the King County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 26-year-old male for investigation of murder related to Friday’s fatal shooting incident in SeaTac. Police say that on Monday... [Read more]

Man shot, killed in SeaTac Friday afternoon; shooting suspect flees

Man shot, killed in SeaTac Friday afternoon; shooting suspect flees

A man was shot and killed in the 4400 block of S. 188th Street (map below) in SeaTac Friday afternoon, July 5. Police say the victim died at the scene. The shooting suspect fled, and there’s no information... [Read more]

Police arrest suspect in connection with Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

Police arrest suspect in connection with Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

On Monday, June 10, 2019, a 36-year old suspect was arrested in Renton thanks to the excellent work by King County Major Crimes Detectives. The suspect will be transported to King County Jails and booked... [Read more]

Man shot, killed in SeaTac Saturday night

Man shot, killed in SeaTac Saturday night

A 36-year old man was shot and killed in the 4000 block of S. 164th in SeaTac (map below) Saturday night, June 8. The King County Sheriff’s Office says the man was shot by an unknown suspect. No... [Read more]

UPDATE: Woman dies after being stabbed in SeaTac apartment Tuesday night

UPDATE: Woman dies after being stabbed in SeaTac apartment Tuesday night

This post has been updated with new information provided by the King County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, June 5, 2019: A woman was stabbed and killed in SeaTac Tuesday night, June 4, the King County... [Read more]

18-year old SeaTac man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

18-year old SeaTac man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say... [Read more]

Suspected DUI driver crashes into utility pole, critically injuring 3

Suspected DUI driver crashes into utility pole, critically injuring 3

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a suspected DUI driver crashed into a utility pole in the 20700 block of International Blvd. S. – right in front of Angle Lake Cyclery –... [Read more]

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council is wrestling with a proposal to ban Council family members from service on city committees, and heard a consultant report suggesting continued contracting with the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stabbing suspect Marcus Oden has turned himself in

UPDATE: Stabbing suspect Marcus Oden has turned himself in

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that Marcus Oden has turned himself in for the attempted stabbing murder of a female at a SeaTac Motel on Saturday night, April 27. He is currently being held... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding SeaTac stabbing suspect Marcus Oden

Police seeking public’s help finding SeaTac stabbing suspect Marcus Oden

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding 62-year old Marcus Oden, wanted as a suspect for attempted murder after stabbing a female at a SeaTac Motel Saturday night. Oden... [Read more]

Woman stabbed multiple times in SeaTac Saturday night

Woman stabbed multiple times in SeaTac Saturday night

A woman in her 40s was stabbed multiple times by a known male suspect in the 17100 block of International Blvd. S (map below) in SeaTac Saturday night, April 27. The stabbing victim was transported to... [Read more]

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council heard more McMicken parking restrictions complaints and approved fixing Des Moines Memorial Drive at its regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 23. During... [Read more]

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

By Jack Mayne Crime was listed as a major problem for SeaTac and surrounding cities, the owner of public parking facilities told City Council at Tuesday meeting “Crime in this region has really reached... [Read more]

Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

On Friday afternoon, Feb. 1, the King County Sheriff’s Office and SeaTac Police served search warrants on two houses in SeaTac for drug and child endangerment crimes. Eyewitnesses told The SeaTac... [Read more]

FREE seminar on Distracted Driving with SeaTac Police will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

FREE seminar on Distracted Driving with SeaTac Police will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

Distracted Driving Laws: Do you know them? Highline Tutoring and Testing Center is proud to sponsor a FREE seminar with the SeaTac Police Department. If you or know of someone who does: Text while driving Drive... [Read more]

Council told citizens approve of new Councilmember, reject ‘One America’

Council told citizens approve of new Councilmember, reject ‘One America’

By Jack Mayne Normally only a citizen or two speak at the opening of a Council meeting, but on Tuesday (Jan. 22) there were several, defending the recent selection of a person replacing Amina Ahmed and... [Read more]

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Seattle has its fair share of stories to add to Prohibition lore, having given rise to one of the most successful bootleggers in Pacific Northwest history – Roy Olmstead – and local filmmakers will... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Police pursuit of stolen vehicle starts in SeaTac, ends in Burien Thursday night

Police pursuit of stolen vehicle starts in SeaTac, ends in Burien Thursday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a pursuit – which started in SeaTac – ended in Burien Thursday night, Dec. 27. Police say that a stolen vehicle, which was used in a robbery,... [Read more]