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1 hr ago | Kent Reporter
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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1 hr ago | Kent Reporter
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.
2 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog
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.
4 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter
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.
4 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter
Elected officials join Friends of Youth officials to cut the ribbon for Friends of Youth's new transitional living homes for homeless youth.
7 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter
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., .
12 hrs ago | West Seattle Herald
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sheriff John Urquhart sent a department-wide email on Wednesday announcing the move but providing few details.
In a plea bargain Wednesday in King County District Court, he also pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree malicious mischief.
King County prosecutors have filed two additional charges of attempted second-degree rape against Danford Grant, a Seattle attorney who now faces nine felony counts in connection with alleged attacks on Asian massage therapists.
A 20-year-old Renton man told detectives his alternate personality, "Frost," is responsible for the death of his girlfriend Saturday, April 12, according to court documents.
King County prosecutors on Wednesday charged Gabriel Navarro of Renton with first-degree murder/domestic violence, accusing the 20-year-old of strangling his girlfriend to prevent her from ending their three-year relationship and to punish her family members.
King County's annual Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling list is accepting applications for 2014.