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A fired sheriff's deputy alleged to have stolen drugs while working for the DEA hoped to use a gang of strippers to take over the Shoreline drug trade, federal investigators now contend.
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More than 300 Citizen Corps volunteers attended a full day training this past weekend to learn how to help their communities become safer and better prepared to respond to disasters and emergencies.
A drenching start to March has roads crews scrambling around the Puget Sound area, with mudslides and rushing water closing nearly 20 King County roads, and more closures possible.
This photo taken during an investigation into the March 2012 shooting death of Russell Wilson by Bellevue SWAT members shows evidence cards placed where numerous bullet casings were found.
Pacific residents got to sit down and talk with 30th District Rep. Roger Freeman last Saturday as part of the Community Social Gatherings.
Tacoma may soon have another option for its homeless population: temporary homeless camps.
The King County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Major of Redmond. He has been missing since Tuesday and has Alzheimer's Disease.
The next step in the future of the Donut Hole, and toward a new Tahoma High School, is for King County to buy out its lease with the Elk Run Golf Course .
As the Washington Legislature nears its March 13 deadline, now is the time to track and review efforts to end sex trafficking.
The King County Metro funding gap and proposed service cuts are of great concern to the entire region and especially to the students, faculty and staff of area colleges.
King County's new homeless youth Initiative puts a premium on organizing providers, bundling services and personalizing delivery for a youthful clientele.
The King County Prosecutor today charged 17-year-old Byron Keith Alonzo White with first degree murder with a firearm enhancement in the death of David Peterson in Greenwood on Feb. 23. White was charged as an adult "under a state law that provides for automatic adult prosecution for 16 and 17-year-old juveniles who commit serious violent ... (more)
According to a report by MyNorthwest.com a Ballard High School senior has been charged as an adult in the February 23 fatal shooting of 54-year-old David Peterson in Greenwood .
A juvenile boy has been identified as sending threatening emails that prompted the lockdown last week at Ridgecrest Elementary School in Shoreline.
The police blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the King County Sheriff's Office that are dispatched to on-duty police officers.
Despite some horrendous transit cuts looming in Seattle, the Washington legislature can't seem to get a transportation budget passed, reports Josh Feit at PubliCola .
Felicia Whitmore, a member of the Washington Conservations Corps, spreads mulch at Raab's Lagoon, one of several county-sponsored conservation projects to improve the health of Quartermaster Harbor.