One man was arrested after a shooting on Northeast 43rd Street and University Way Northeast (the Ave) at about 2 p.m. Monday. Police reported no injuries, but the shots shattered one window and fractured multiple others at Crossroads Trading Co.
Volunteer and UW freshman Amber Valenzuela (left) and shelter manager Kathleen Murphy (right) prepare two of the 35 beds at the ROOTS shelter. Valenzuela is volunteering for service learning credit in her Sociology 270 class.
As the rain and temperatures fall, the danger to homeless people living in the U-District rises. The Seattle Police Department (SPD) receives several calls a year involving weather-related deaths among homeless people. These deaths are filed as natural.
Tyler Cary, Callan Cox, and Nicholas Stansbury (left to right) show up to the ROOTS shelter an hour early in hopes of getting a bed for the night. The shelter has to routinely turn away 10 to 20 percent of the people seeking shelter.
The allure of studying abroad, whether through a program run by the university or through a privately run program or internship, is understandable. Staying safe and secure while overseas, however, is often overlooked by students.
This week’s crime blotter is all about numbers. Specifically, the crime numbers for November according to the UWPD crime log. And those numbers show that UWPD officers have filed 162 case reports so far this month — a number not out of line with previous months.
Never mind Hostess going out of business; it was a bad couple of weeks for anything having to do with snack foods in general. People getting punched for soda — as well as potato chips inspiring criminal acts — are in this week’s crime blotter.