Sara Jean Green, The Seattle Times

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Past articles by Sara:

Kent police investigate double homicide inside motel room

A 43-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were found fatally shot inside a room at the Kent Valley Motel. A suspect has not yet been identified. → Read More

Man tried to rape Seattle woman after following her home, prosecutors say

The man later groped an EMT as he was being taken from Harborview to jail, according to King County prosecutors. → Read More

Seattle man accused of breaking into neighbor’s apartment, raping her at knifepoint, prosecutors say

A woman told Seattle police she awoke to find a man with a knife standing next to her bed. → Read More

Medical examiner identifies man fatally shot at North Seattle homeless encampment

Gene Northrop, 38, died from a gunshot wound to the torso. His death was ruled a homicide. → Read More

Man suspected of hate crime for allegedly threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal

A neighbor told Seattle police she heard a man yell something like, "Go back to India, I'm going to kill you," according to prosecutors. → Read More

Man fatally shot in Auburn identified

Brian Frey, 36, has been identified as the man fatally shot near the Auburn Golf Course. → Read More

Tacoma man sentenced to prison for 2018 murder plot to steal victim’s house, land near Renton

In a feat of economic alchemy possible only in a pandemic, Pacific Place, the face of downtown Seattle’s struggling retailers, could represent an even more challenged sector. → Read More

Seattle CEO, big-business antagonist Dan Price accused of assaulting woman

Price, the head of Gravity Payments who rose to prominence by raising employee salaries while slashing his own, is facing misdemeanor assault charges. → Read More

Man charged with murder in Third and Pine fatal shooting linked to bank, cannabis store robberies, prosecutors say

Prosecutors have charged a 44-year-old man with second-degree murder for a Feb. 27 fatal shooting at Third and Pine. → Read More

Police respond to ‘significant incident’ in Everett

An investigation is underway in Everett after a police officer was reportedly killed following gunfire. → Read More

Suspect at large after Columbia City shooting leaves one dead, one critically hurt

A man was killed and a woman was critically injured in a shooting in Columbia City late Thursday morning, according to Seattle police. → Read More

2 Pierce County deputies shot, man killed in SWAT operation near Spanaway

The two sheriff's deputies were taken to local hospitals after the shooting just before noon in the 1900 block of Pacific Avenue South. → Read More

No single cause for 2021’s surge in gunfire in Seattle. Grief, lack of answers plague families of victims

While 2021 saw fewer homicides in Seattle than the previous year, the city saw more gun violence than in any year in at least a decade — more people killed by guns, more people hurt by guns and more shots... → Read More

Man held on investigation of homicide in connection with fatal shooting on Muckleshoot Reservation

A man is accused of fatally shooting his neighbor on the Muckleshoot Reservation. → Read More

4 people killed in Tacoma shooting

Tacoma police are investigating a deadly shooting in a residential neighborhood south of the Emerald Queen Casino. Two female victims and a male victim died at the scene and a second male victim suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police. → Read More

Former Seahawk Richard Sherman arrested on investigation of burglary domestic violence

Former Seahawk Richard Sherman was arrested Wednesday on investigation of burglary domestic violence and booked into the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle, records snow. He is expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday. → Read More

Tacoma police officers plead not guilty in killing of Manuel Ellis

Manuel "Manny" Ellis, a 33-year-old Black man, was punched, strangled and physically restrained before suffocating to death on a Tacoma street in March 2020. Three Tacoma police officers facing murder and manslaughter charges have pleaded not guilty. → Read More

Washington’s drug possession law has been deemed unconstitutional. Here’s what the legal system is grappling with now

A 5-4 decision by the state Supreme Court found Washington's drug-possession statute unconstitutional. Judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys are now weighing the effects of the high court's ruling on a pandemic-affected system. → Read More

Woman found dead in Belltown; Seattle police investigate her fatal stabbing, officials say

Seattle Fire Department crews found a woman dead in the 2200 block of First Avenue. Seattle police homicide detectives are on scene to investigate the fatal stabbing. → Read More

Edmonds police search for gunman who shot 3 people at Boo Han market

A manhunt is underway in Edmonds for a gunman who shot 3 people at Boo Han market on Highway 99. Two victims were taken to Seattle's Harborview Medical Center and the third was taken to a hospital in Everett. → Read More