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Seattle is Dying: Habitual offenders pose tough problem
In the KOMO News special “Seattle is Dying,” an over riding theme was the predicament on what to do with habitual offenders who are also drug abusers or mental ill. Lawmakers in Seattle and King County often lament over the lack treatment facilities for handle habitual offenders. Seattle City Attorn
King County’s landfill wants to expand, but neighbors are saying no.
At a county council meeting Wednesday, dozens of local residents spoke against the proposal. Neighbors are speaking out against expanding King County’s landfill, called Cedar Hills, about ten miles east of Renton.
4 great music events in Seattle this weekend
Admission: $15-$18 Lily & Madeleine, Kathleen Murray. Sisters Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz bring their indie-pop music to Ballard Homestead on Saturday during an all-ages show. The venue offers unreserved seating in a mix of benches and padded chairs, free entry for kids 10 or younger and a ramp fo
This Bellevue home just sold for $2,075,000 - and all of the profits are going to charity
MN Custom Homes builds and sells homes like any ordinary construction company, but this month they wanted to do things a little differently. They built and sold a home like they normally do, but this time? All the profits from that home are going to charity.
Lumotive Says It's Got a Solid-State Lidar That Really Works
Lumotive, a startup in Bellevue, Wash., says it has a compact, long-range lidar sensor that is at least as capable as the best machines from its rivals but smaller, cheaper to make, and more robust.
Sexual assault reports triple on board metro buses since 'Report It To Stop It'
SEATTLE - Nearly a year after King County Metro launched its "Report It To Stop It" campaign, KIRO 7 has learned of two sexually motivated assaults on King County Metro buses in the past 10 days.
5 can't-miss films worth checking out in Bellevue this week
Image: Captain Marvel/TMDb — On the hunt for date night ideas? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Bellevue. Here are the highest rated films to catch, based on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer Score, which reflects the opinions of h
Seattle teen sentenced to 19 years in prison for 'cold-blooded' murder
A 19-year-old Seattle area woman was sentenced Thursday to 19 years and 3 months in prison for the 2016 murder of a man she intended to rob. Maryanne Atkins pleaded guilty Dec. 3, 3018 to one count of second-degree murder and one count of second-degree unlawful firearm possession, after she was char
Bikeshare Pilot In Kirkland Approved By Council
KIRKLAND, WA - The Kirkland City Council has approved a plan to bring between 100 and 200 bikeshare bikes to the city for a year-long pilot program. Once bikes come to Kirkland, city staff will monitor their use and decide whether to keep them.
Transit Tunnel closes to buses Saturday, adding 800+ buses to Seattle streets
SEATTLE – Starting Saturday, more than 800 metro buses will invade the streets of Seattle once the transit tunnel closes to buses. It’ll make way for construction for the Washington State Convention Center and future light rail expansion.
Woman dies from injuries sustained in March 5 collision on I-90
CLE ELUM - A 69-year-old woman has died from injuries sustained in a March 5 collision on Interstate 90 about five miles west of Cle Elum. Terry Woodrow died Wednesday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Seattle police responding to fatal shooting at Cal Anderson Park
SEATTLE — Seattle police are investigating a fatal shooting at Cal Anderson Park Wednesday night. Police said one victim reported at this time. Seattle Fire says the victim is an approximately 21-year-old male and he was declared deceased when aid arrived on scene.
Road rage suspect who killed deputy ID'd in Washington state
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police have identified the road rage suspect who killed a sheriff's deputy, wounded a police officer and died in a central Washington state shootout — but said Thursday they were still investigating the suspect's background and why he led the officers on a chase before the gunb
Man Killed At Cal Anderson Park
SEATTLE, WA - A 21-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday nights after a fight at Cal Anderson Park. The shooting happened around 10 p.m. at the Cal Anderson basketball courts along the Nagle Place side of the park. The first officers on the scene found the victim unresponsive, and Seattle fire
Slog AM: Man Fatally Shot at Cal Anderson Park, The First DNA Computer, New Zealand Bans Assault Rifles
Man fatally shot at Cal Anderson Park: Where just under a week ago, hundreds of students gathered to demand action on climate change, a man in his early 20s was shot dead last night. At around 9:40 p.m., when the park was still busy with soccer players and dog walkers, a man was shot in the back of
Seattle suspect has long history with police, state mental health
While he may have been arrested for assaulting strangers in Seattle three times over the past six months — before he attempted to throw a woman off of an I-5 overpass this month — Jonathan James Wilson has a much longer history with mental health officials, police, and the state’s prison system.
Slog PM: The Most Expensive Condo Sale in the Northwest, Crashed Boeing Flights Were Missing Two Safety Features
A $12 million Belltown back-up home: It's a two-story downtown penthouse condo with sweeping views and a cozy proximity to the Space Needle. The name of the buyers isn't public but, according to the Seattle Times, they're in the tech industry and the condo—reminder, a $12 million condo!!!—will mostl
Expansion Of Cedar Hills Landfill Near Renton On The Table
RENTON, WA - At a special King County Council meeting in Renton on Wednesday, the Council held a public hearing on the possibility of expanding the size of the 920-acre Cedar Hills regional landfill, which is close to running out of space.
Seattle City Council blasted for ignoring public testimony
SEATTLE – When Richard Schwartz went before the Seattle City Council to offer public testimony earlier this month, he was greeted with disinterest. As he approached the microphone, Schwartz noticed that some of the City Council members weren’t paying attention. He wanted them to look up before he st
1 dead in Cal Anderson Park shooting
SEATTLE -- Authorities say a man died Wednesday evening after a shooting at Cal Anderson Park. A Seattle Fire Department spokesperson says the 21-year-old man was pronounced dead when officials arrived at the scene.