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  • Man held in 1957 slaying waives extradition from Seattle

    Man held in 1957 slaying waives extradition from Seattle
    A Seattle man accused of killing a 7-year-old girl in 1957 waived extradition on Wednesday and will be returned to Illinois to face a murder charge. Jack McCullough, a 71-year-old former police officer with the Washington state cities of Lacey and...
  • Zina Linnik's family responds to dismissal of case

    Zina Linnik's family responds to dismissal of case
    A King County judge denied a motion to reconsider and amend the complaint against the city of Tacoma, Pierce County and Washington state. The case will not go to trial. The motions were filed by Zina Linnik's family. Linnik, 12, was kidnapped and...
  • Captured: Julio Silva: Violent gang member, convicted sex offender

    Captured: Julio Silva: Violent gang member, convicted sex offender
    UPDATE: Officers with the Moxee Police Department, Yakima County Sheriff's Office and the Violent Crimes Task Force took Julio Silva in to custoday Tuesday morning. Police had responded to a rollover car accident the afternoon of July 24. When they...
  • Teen who filed lawsuit against Seattle arrested on gun charge

    Teen who filed lawsuit against Seattle arrested on gun charge
    A teenager who filed a federal lawsuit against Seattle after being kicked by a police officer last year -- an incident seen widely on video -- was arrested Friday night on a gun charge. Dvontaveous Hoston, 18, was arrested in downtown Seattle after Metro...
  • Kirkland car crash victim's friends and family outraged

    Kirkland car crash victim's friends and family outraged
    The driver accused of being drunk and killing Google software engineer Steve Lacey in a road-rage car crash in Kirkland posted bail 19 hours after the crash. Lacey’s friends were outraged Tuesday. "There is just utter disbelief. I never imagined...
  • Proposal would bar landlords from weighing applicants' criminal history

    Proposal would bar landlords from weighing applicants' criminal history
    The Seattle City Council and the city’s Human Rights Commission are looking at a proposal that would amend the city’s anti-discrimination laws to limit the way an employer or housing provider can require arrest or conviction records of...
  • Officials exhume body of girl slain 53 years ago, hope 'modern science' will help build case

    Officials exhume body of girl slain 53 years ago, hope 'modern science' will help build case
    Officials say they exhumed the body of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl kidnapped more than 50 years ago in hopes modern technology will help their murder case against a 71-year-old former neighbor. The DeKalb County coroner's office could not determine a...
  • What would you do if you encountered a rabid animal or got bitten by an animal with rabies?

    What would you do if you encountered a rabid animal or got bitten by an animal with rabies?
    Every year rabies kills more than 55,000 people worldwide. Here in the U.S., more than 40,000 people are treated annually because they've been exposed to a potetially rabid animal. If you came across one or got bitten, what would you do? Would you have...
  • High speed chase lasts thirty minutes, spans three freeways

    High speed chase lasts thirty minutes, spans three freeways
    A suspected car thief is under arrest after leading Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers on a high speed chase Tuesday morning. The chase began when a trooper attempted to pull over a stolen van on I-405 in Bellevue about 2:30 a.m. The ensuing pursuit,...
  • Judge Says He Wishes Sentences Were Harsher

     The judge who sentenced four people for their roles in the death of a 62-year old man at a Seattle group home last says he would have liked to have handed out harsher sentences.  King County Superior Court Judge Michael Hayden told the four Friday...
  • Metro Transit's Plan For Monday Morning

    King County Metro is gearing up for Monday morning's commute.  Linda Thielke of King County Metro tells Q13 Fox News  they have extra crew on stand by just in case roadways are icy and says, " A good rule of thumb is if conditions are difficult for...
  • Recession Could Add to Your Waistline

    A sagging economy could lead to a lot of sagging stomachs. That's the concern for nutrition experts who say a recession will mean serious weight gain and other health problems for thousands of us. Consider White Center, just south of Seattle. It's...