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2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Three of the "buddy bandits" bank robbers in custody

Pierce County prosecutors have charged three of the so-called “buddy bandits” accused of robbing nine banks in Washington.

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Related Topix: Pierce County, WA, Federal Way, WA, Frederickson, WA

6 hrs ago | Biking Bis

Last weekend to ride entire East Lake Sammamish Trail before construction

This weekend will be your last chance for about a year to ride the entire length of the 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail that links the communities of Redmond, Sammamish and Issaquah.

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Related Topix: Sammamish, WA, Issaquah, WA

10 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

Von Reichbauer sponsors Auburn chamber luncheon

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer sponsors Auburn Chamber Luncheon with Sen. Joe Fain and Rep. Pat Sullivan This week, Metropolitan King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer sponsored the monthly Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon and brought with him two guest speakers, Sen. Joe Fain and Rep. Pat Sullivan.

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Related Topix: Auburn, WA

14 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Report: KC deputy accused of helping wife work as prostitute

King County Sheriff John Urquhart responded Friday to putting three deputies on paid leave .

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Related Topix: Ravensdale, WA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Times

Prosecutor seeks new judge in 2007 Carnation slayings

More than six years after three generations of a family were slain near Carnation, the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is making the almost unheard-of move of seeking a new trial judge.

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Related Topix: Carnation, WA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Death Penalty, Prison

PNW Local News

Boom in the bathroom: Teens flush firecrackers in Snoqualmie park john | Valley Police blotter

Vehicle prowl: At 1:42 p.m., a caller in the 6500 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie, reported that two vehicles had been prowled in the past hour, possibly by two men seen in a tan Ford two-door van.

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Related Topix: Snoqualmie, WA, North Bend, WA, Fire

Kent Reporter

Court hearing continued to May 7 for ex-Kent City Councilman Sharp

Ken Sharp, a former Kent City Council member, had a King County Superior Court hearing continued to May 7 as he faces first-degree theft charges.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, Federal Way, WA

Kent Reporter

Politicians in Kent kick off $18 million Green River levee project

Rain appropriately fell during a Thursday gathering of Kent, King County and state politicians to kick off an $18 million Green River levee repair project.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, Natural Disasters, Flood, Auburn, WA, Tukwila, WA, Renton, WA

The Waterland Blog

Burien Police make major drug bust, seize guns, $400,000 in cash

The Burien Police Department seized $400,000 in cash, along with drugs and guns after serving a search warrant on a car and two homes this week.

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Related Topix: Burien, WA, SeaTac, WA

Auburn Reporter

County, City officials welcome new consul general of Korea; group...

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer hosted a reception on Thursday for Moon Duk-ho, the newly-installed consul general of the Republic of Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia

Redmond Reporter

Friends of Youth celebrates construction of four new homes for youth

Elected officials join Friends of Youth officials to cut the ribbon for Friends of Youth's new transitional living homes for homeless youth.

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Related Topix: Youth, Alternative, Kirkland, WA

Auburn Reporter

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 18

Between April 7 and 13, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 201 calls for service, among them the following: Construction accident: 6:02 p.m., .

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Related Topix: Auburn, WA, Lea Hill, WA

West Seattle Herald

Westwood Village robbery suspect turns himself in to Burien Police

The December 19, 2013 robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmac y at Westwood Village took a turn last night as King County and Seattle police report that the suspect turned himself in to Burien Police last night.

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Related Topix: Burien, WA

The Highline Times

Police desperate to apprehend White Center rape suspect

The King County Sheriff's department is desperate to apprehend a suspect in the rape of a woman in White Center.

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Related Topix: White Center, WA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Times

King County sheriff’s deputy under investigation in prostitution probe

A veteran King County sheriff's deputy is under criminal investigation over an allegation that he helped his wife work as a prostitute, according to two sources familiar with the inquiry.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ravensdale, WA

Auburn Reporter

Fain recognized with Bill Kyle Memorial Award

State Sen. Joe Fain received the Bill Kyle Memorial Award for his elected service at the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce's fifth annual Recognition of Service dinner Wednesday at the Muckleshoot Casino.

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Related Topix: Auburn, WA

Renton Reporter

Another community meeting set on Cedar Hills landfill

King County has been meeting with the neighbors of its Cedar Hills Regional Landfill since the mid-1980s in order to keep them up to date with landfill activities, provide citizens with an opportunity to offer feedback, and to share ideas for improving operations.

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Related Topix: Issaquah, WA, Milton, WA, Maple Valley, WA

KTVB Boise

Dozens of lawmakers sign support for ousted gay scoutmaster

King County, Washington state, and federal legislators have released three new letters containing nearly a dozen new signatures in support of ousted gay Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Boise, ID

KING-TV Seattle

Three King County deputies placed on leave

Sheriff John Urquhart sent a department-wide email on Wednesday announcing the move but providing few details.

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Related Topix: Ravensdale, WA, Seattle, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Wash. man charged with murder in aunt's death

A suburban Bellevue man accused of killing the 72-year-old aunt he lived with has been charged with second-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bellevue, WA

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