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1 hr ago | PNW Local News
Kent Police arrested a 29-year-old man Wednesday night in connection with the shooting death of two men early in the morning in the Shell service station parking lot at South 212th Street and 64th Avenue South.
1 hr ago | Auburn Reporter
A 33-year-old Auburn man pleaded not guilty Aug. 1 to four federal counts involving the sex trafficking of two female victims, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle.
2 hrs ago | Real Change
Members of Women in Black held a silent vigil in front of the Seattle Justice Center Aug. 13. The vigil honored eight homeless people who have died outside or by violence in King County this summer, including Larry Flynn, a 42-year-old homeless man.
6 hrs ago | Real Change
Officials in several King County cities say the cost of a proposed program to buy back Metro bus service may be too expensive, and transit advocates say the program may signal bad news for low-income riders.
The man who died after a forklift accident at a Goodwill store in Lynnwood earlier this week has been identified.
A man already charged with two murders in Washington and another in New Jersey is now facing a fourth murder charge.
The King County Prosecutor's Office charged a homeless man Wednesday with second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing at a Bellevue Burger King on Sunday .
King County prosecutors have filed a second-degree murder charge against a 38-year-old transient accused of fatally stabbing a sleeping stranger in a suburban fast-food restaurant.
By Matt Wendland White Center man pistol-whipped and beat over $120 A White Center man was repeatedly pistol-whipped and kicked over a $120 debt according to the King County Sheriff's Department.
The Burien City Council approved by a 6 - 1 vote an ordinance updating the city statute for dealing with people on publicly-owned property "whose behavior is dangerous, unsafe, illegal or unreasonably disruptive to others."
Staff from the King County Assessor's Office and Board of Equalization spoke with some 60 Islanders last week to discuss the new property tax assessments mailed out to Islanders on July 31. The Assessor's office lead by Lloyd Hara, an elected official, re-values 700,000 parcels of land county-wide each year.
The Lockhaven issue continues to spill like a cup of dark-roast Starbucks coffee across the news-desk of the Ballard News-Tribune even after the once affordable housing complex, Lockhaven Apartments, has become Cadence Apartments: upscale apartments, operated by Goodman Real Estate .
A local company has filed an application with King County to build two big warehouses that records show will produce and process marijuana.
Mayor Patty Lent had a chance to be the city's Booster in Chief during this week's chamber of commerce monthly luncheon.
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 search committee met this week to select the candidates it will invite for interviews, which will take place mid-September.
Have you signed up yet with King County's Burien In Motion program ? If you live or work in Burien, you're eligible to receive a free ORCA card with two weeks unlimited travel and to earn additional rewards from local businesses.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:53 am
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