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King County prosecutors plan to charge a man with first-degree murder after the death of a 17-year-old girl he allegedly stabbed a week ago in Redmond.
King County residents not currently registered to vote in Washington can register in person at the King County Elections office or the Voter Registration Annex through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 28. Register at King County Elections, 919 SW Grady Way, Renton, open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Eighteen coal trains per day could start rolling through Kent if a proposed Gateway Pacific terminal is built near Bellingham to ship coal from Montana and Wyoming to China.
The King County Sheriff's Office Crime Blotter is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the Northshore area that are dispatched to on-duty officers.
The King County Council is preparing to give the county's 12,000 employees and contracted workers a new minimum wage.
The King County Council has approved the first 161,000 hours of Metro transit reductions that cuts seven bus routes and revises two serving Bellevue starting Sept.
The members of the King County Flood Control District Executive Committee will host a special meeting in Renton on Wednesday, July 30, to discuss the work being done to enhance flood reduction programs along the Cedar River.
The King County Republican Party, partnered with Northwest Republican Community Fund, and in coordination with other partners in the King County community, will be sponsoring a supply drive to benefit the wildfire victims in Central Washington.
WARRANT ARREST: A 23-year-old Bothell man was arrested on a traffic stop by the King County Sheriff's office.
Last week King County Forester Bill Loeber and Dave Warren of the Vashon Forest Stewards stood at the edge of what at first glance appeared to be a large logging operation in the heart of the island.
A man accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend in Kirkland in January pleaded not guilty this morning to second-degree murder, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
A newly-released journal sheds new light onto the violent fantasies of accused Seattle Pacific University gunman Aaron Ybarra.
A King County judge has released the journal of accused Seattle Pacific University shooter Aaron Ybarra.
A 41-year-old man turned himself in to Seattle police Sunday, saying he had killed his ex-wife and left her body in a vehicle at a park and ride lot in Kent, according to Kent police.
The city of Medina says its taxpayers won't be footing the bill for President Obama's visit to former Costco CEO Jim Sinegal's home as part of the president's whirlwind fundraising tour Tuesday afternoon across the Seattle and Eastside areas.
By Matt Wendland One dead and one in jail following fight at SeaTac Int. Airport According to the King County Sheriff's Department, one man is dead and one man is in custody after a work related argument between the two Korean Air employees at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, escalated into a physical altercation.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:35 am
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