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King County

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  • Restrictions on sex offenders lack sense, common and otherwise

     
    I wish I could tell Walt Teichen not to worry, that common sense will surely prevail in the sad, scary story of his son. But I would be lying. His son is a sex offender, and when it comes to......
  • Preckwinkle, Fritchey pledge easier-to-use Cook County web site

     
    Posted by Erika Slife at 4:45 p.m. Cook County leaders today pledged that information ranging from health statistics and forest preserve maps to property taxes and government payroll will be available with the click of a keyboard or smartphone. County.......
  • Drunk Drivers Who Kill Could Face Longer Jail Sentences

    Drunk Drivers Who Kill Could Face Longer Jail Sentences
    Last year in Washington, 300 people were killed by drunk drivers, making it our state's deadliest crime. Randall King's son Derek was one of them. Derek and his friend Nick Hodgins died just days before their high school graduation when they were rear...
  • DUI Panel Discusses Possible Law Changes

    DUI Panel Discusses Possible Law Changes
    Victims, judges, legislators and police were among a panel at the Washington State Patrol Forensic Lab Thursday. Frank Blair, whose daughter Sheena was killed by an accused drunk driver in February, was there to talk about his frustration with the...
  • Prepare Now Or Pay Later

    Prepare Now Or Pay Later
    It is tough to think about torrential rain and floods on a sunny 60 degree Fall day but King County says now is the time to start thinking about the danger winter can bring to the Northwest. January of 2009 was the last federally declared flood...
  • Woman's Body Found At UW Fraternity House

    Woman's Body Found At UW Fraternity House
    Police are investigating the death of a young woman at a fraternity house at the University of Washington. Investigators say a woman -- about 20 years old -- was found in a stairwell at the Phi Delta Theta house at NE 47th St. and 21st Ave. NE...
  • SUSPECT SKETCH: Man attacks woman on Tiger Mountain hiking trail

    SUSPECT SKETCH: Man attacks woman on Tiger Mountain hiking trail
    King County sheriff's detectives want you to take a good look at this sketch. They released the sketch Tuesday hoping to get new leads on a strange attack that took place on a hiking trail on Tiger Mountain in Issaquah. The 24-year-old woman is a...
  • FINDING ALAJAWAN'S KILLER: Young Boy Caught - And Killed - In Crossfire Of Gang War

    FINDING ALAJAWAN'S KILLER: Young Boy Caught - And Killed - In Crossfire Of Gang War
    We know staying quiet and keeping your mouth shut is nothing new when it comes to gang warfare, but someone needs to speak up about killing of 12 year old boy. A killer's on the loose right now, one who fatally shot a young child in his own neighborhood....
  • 2 Cases Of Drug Resistant TB Will Cost Snohomish County $140K To Treat

    2 Cases Of Drug Resistant TB Will Cost Snohomish County $140K To Treat
    Two people in Snohomish County are being treated for a type of Tuberculosis that's resistant to drugs and health officials are trying to find out if it's spread. The County Health Officer says it will cost about $140,000 dollars to treat the two people...
  • WILD VIDEO: State Patrol Captures Motorcyclists Running Lights, Speeding Over 100 MPH

    WILD VIDEO:  State Patrol Captures Motorcyclists Running Lights, Speeding Over 100 MPH
    Slow down. That's the message to all motorcyclists right now from the Washington State Patrol, after they released new video showing the capture of a group doing stunts and running red lights in Renton. Police say the night of May 6th, a 911 caller...
  • How To Get Help If You Are the Victim of Domestic Violence

    How To Get Help If You Are the Victim of Domestic Violence
    The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has termed Friday night's shooting in Gig Harbor a domestic disturbance. Forty-nine year old Allen Myron, who had been a deputy for eleven years, shot and killed his mother-and-father-in-law, then shot himself....
  • Former Highline Schools Employee Charged For Improper Sports Physicals

    Former Highline Schools Employee Charged For Improper Sports Physicals
    The King County Prosecutor's Office says a former Highline Schools substitute stadium manager has been charged for improper sports physicals.  Jayson Boehm is accused of fondling students during sports physicals.  Highline Public Schools says Boehm...