Rick Anderson

school shootings

How another school massacre was stopped a day before the Florida shooting

“I need to get the biggest fatality number I possibly can."
Rick Anderson
2.21.18
crime & drugs

Seattle’s 'Uber for Pot' Problem: Prosecutor Slams Police Bust of Weed Delivery Services

Seattle police nabbed seven runners from a half-dozen illegal marijuana delivery services in a buy-bust sting, but all the suspects were allowed to walk free.
Rick Anderson
5.4.16
crime & drugs

The FBI Suspected an Army Vet Was Plotting Attacks in the US — So They Gave Him Guns

Daniel Seth Franey allegedly planned to ambush cops and attack a military base, but there’s little indication he intended to follow through with his threats until he met an undercover FBI agent.
Rick Anderson
3.15.16
crime & drugs

Murder in the Jungle: The Brutal Killings That Woke Seattle Up to Its Homeless Crisis

A mass shooting allegedly committed by three teenage brothers left two dead and three wounded at a notorious Seattle homeless encampment.
Rick Anderson
2.9.16
americas

A Somali Teen Plummeted to His Death in Seattle — But Police Don't Suspect Foul Play

Fear of Islamophobia quickly spread after 16-year-old Hamza Warsame fell 60 feet from the balcony of a Seattle apartment building, but police say there’s no evidence to support claims that it was a hate crime.
Rick Anderson
12.19.15
Tipping Point

Shell's Kicking Off Its Arctic Drilling Effort, But Kayaks and Court Orders Stand in Its Way

Environmentalists and Seattle politicians are trying to block Shell's efforts to drill in the Arctic Ocean this summer.
Rick Anderson
5.15.15