The Seattle Times Crime section covers law enforcement by police, prosecutors and courts in Seattle, the Eastside, King County, the Northwest and nationwide. Topics include arrests and prosecution of suspects in cases of murder, manslaughter, rape and assault. Other topics are the federal courts; the FBI; Homeland Security; and Justice Department oversight of the Seattle Police Department.

Federal judge halts execution of killer, Spokane City Hall bomber

A federal judge has temporarily halted the first federal execution in 16 years, which would have ended the life of convicted killer and white supremacist Danny L. “Cyclops” Lee, who also set off a bomb outside Spokane City Hall in 1996. U.S. District Court Judge Tanya S. Chutka ruled the public is not served by...

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