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  • 520 Commuters Brace For Tolls

    520 Commuters Brace For Tolls
    Mark Barany is a young entrepenaur making his way in the world of coffee. Barany owns a roaster in Bellevue, and a coffee shop in Seattle. He says he crosses Lake Washington constantly. "I take the 520 exclusively," said Barany. "I'm constantly going...
  • 'We Just Don't Know His Name,' Charges Filed Against Unknown Hammer Attacker

    'We Just Don't Know His Name,' Charges Filed Against Unknown Hammer Attacker
    "We can identify the man who attacked the student victim in this case, we just know his name," says King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg.  Prosecutors have charged an unknown attacker of assault and attempted robbery.  According to prosecutors,...
  • Statements by Local Leaders on Tucson Shooting

    Statements by Local Leaders on Tucson Shooting
    On the steps of the nation's capitol and across the country; there is heavy mix of shock and sadness.  Members of Congress from from western Washington and other leaders immediately issued statements denouncing the violence and expressing concern for...
  • Child Rapist Sentenced to 53 Years Behind Bars

    Child Rapist Sentenced to 53 Years Behind Bars
    A King County judge sentenced convicted rapist Salvador Cruz to 53 years behind bars for sex counts of child rape Friday afternoon.  He is the defendant who represented himself in court in a case that sent one of his victims to the roof of the king county...
  • Wet Weekend For Western Washington

    Wet Weekend For Western Washington
    It was one of the fastest and most intense storms Western Washington has seen in a long time and the rain won't be stopping anytime soon. The National Weather Service says a series of Pacific rain systems will keep the state wet through the weekend,...
  • New Legislation Aimed At Helping Homeowners Prevent Foreclosures

    New Legislation Aimed At Helping Homeowners Prevent Foreclosures
    A new forecast on foreclosures suggests you may know someone who could lose their home this year. Foreclosure tracker RealtyTrac Inc.is predicting 1.2 million homes will be repossessed this year.  That's more than any other year since the housing...
  • ACLU Files Lawsuit: Canceling Controversial Bus Ads Is Violation Of Free Speech

    ACLU Files Lawsuit: Canceling Controversial Bus Ads Is Violation Of Free Speech
    Ads critical of Israel were pulled from Metro Transit buses last month and now the ACLU says King County is in violation of free speech.   A lawsuit was filed by the ACLU Wednesday on behalf of the campaign organizer, The Seattle Mideast Awareness...
  • Foster Parents Suing State for More Money

    Foster Parents Suing State for More Money
    The Foster Parent Association of Washington State filed a lawsuit with the U.S. District Court alleging that the State of Washington violates the federal Child Welfare Act by failing to reimburse foster parents for the cost of basic care provided to...
  • Homeless convicted sex offenders living among us

    Homeless convicted sex offenders living among us
    Chances are pretty good you pass one every day — a homeless convicted sex offender. There are 368 roaming the streets in King County alone. "The problem with homeless sex offenders is pretty obvious," said Sgt. John Urquhart with the King County...
  • More victims come forward accusing Tim Dampier of molestation

    More victims come forward accusing Tim Dampier of molestation
    Timothy Dampier had the perfect cover, a trusted church singer who also spent time with a lot of kids in several organizations, including the Bellevue Boys and Girls Club. Police believe he could have victims all over the Northwest. "Since our initial...
  • Referees reportedly disciplined for sporting pink

    Referees reportedly disciplined for sporting pink
    It was meant to be a show of support for breast cancer awareness, but nearly 150 high school referees in King County are reportedly facing consequences for "wearing pink" during the month of October. It is being reported that the refs will have some of...
  • Special unit supervises mentally ill offenders

    Special unit supervises mentally ill offenders
    It will probably come as no surprise that there are thousands of dangerous mentally ill offenders living in our communities. They have done their time and are back on the street. While most are under Department of Corrections supervision, keeping track...