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Wash. teen arrested in friend's fatal shooting
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been arrested for investigation of manslaughter after he accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old friend near Seattle.King County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said the older boy was recklessly handling the gun when it went off in
Worst air quality of the year due to wildfire smoke across Puget Sound
From West Seattle, downtown melts into a gray haze. Up 73 floors inside the Columbia Center Skyview Observatory, it's like staring into a cloud.
Seattle teen dies after being accidentally shot by pal, authorities say
A 14-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed Tuesday by his friend while he was playing with a gun in a Seattle suburb, authorities said. (King County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)A 14-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was accidentally shot by his friend who was playing with the gun inside
Video: Man Torches 22 Dumpsters In Bellevue, Redmond
BELLEVUE, WA - A 56-year-old man went on an arson spree early Wednesday morning in Bellevue and Redmond. The man lit more than 20 Dumpsters on fire across the two cities, according to police.
Boy, 14, Dies Playing With Gun In Burien
BURIEN, WA - A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday night while playing with a gun, according to the King County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened inside a home along 12th Avenue South.
Standoff Underway In Bellevue: Police
Our crisis response team and SWAT team are at a condo at NE 32nd pl. and Bellevue Way NE negotiating with a suspect in a domestic disturbance call.pic.twitter.com/fRxtKJ9e5i— Bellevue, WA Police (@BvuePD)August 15, 2018
Seahawks' Rashaad Penny's finger surgery went 'beautifully'
Seattle Seahawks rookie running back Rashaad Penny had successful surgery on hisleft pointer fingerWednesday morning. The injury happened during Monday’s practice when, according to coach Pete Carroll, Penny “was in a pass rush drill and he caught his finger.”
Lawsuit: Former Bellevue College dean raped assistant for years
After S.R. began working at Bellevue College in 2009, as a front desk representative for the Assistant Dean for Student Programs, she was promoted quickly from a summertime to a full-time worker, then a full-fledged personal assistant to the official.
Cowboy Bebop: Heaven's Door (2003) - Seattle Movie Times - The Stranger
In this acclaimed Japanese animation, Jet Black, Faye Valentine and the others aboard an interstellar craft called the Bebop have their eyes on a lucrative reward. However, if they expect to collect it, they will have to haul in the man responsible for unleashing poison on Mars. Although it seems th
Police investigating death at Seattle's 'Jungle' homeless camp
The Jungle, which references the greenbelt along I-5 south of I-90, has been a concern for decades.
Kirkland Cancels All Outdoor Activities Due To Smoke
KIRKLAND, WA - City officials have canceled multiple activities in Kirkland Wednesday due to poor air quality. On Wednesday morning, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency rated the air in the Kirkland area as "unhealthy" for anyone engaged in any activity.
Man found dead near homeless camp under I-5
A 55-year-old man was found dead at a small homeless encampment under Interstate 5 in Seattle on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. (Photo: KOMO News)
High Level Seattle Cop Sentenced to 23 Years for Repeatedly Raping His Own Children
Seattle, WA — In case after horrifying case, those in positions of power are exposed for their crimes, showing how these positions often attract society’s worse. One recent example of this is a police sergeant in Seattle being found guilty this year for the repeated rape and molestation of his own d
Man records plane crash: 'I had no idea what I'd just witnessed'
SEATTLE, Wash. (KING) - On Friday night, John Waldron recorded less than two minutes of video, but he managed to capture some of the heart-pounding moments after an airline worker stole a Horizon plane from Washington's Sea-Tac Airport.
Former Seattle Cop Sentenced For Incest, Child Molestation
SEATTLE, WA - A former Seattle sergeant was sentenced recently for sexually abusing his daughters while they were children. Daniel Amador was sentenced to 23 years to life on Friday,according to SeattlePI.com.
Wildfire smoke may be killing tens of thousands in U.S., new research shows
Seattle - New research shows that smoke from wildfires may be contributing to the premature deaths of up to 25,000 people every year across the country, and the danger is only getting worse.
Ex-Seattle cop sentenced to 23 years to life for child rape
Amador was convicted in June of first-degree child molestation, second-degree child rape, third-degree child rape and first-degree incest in Seattle's King County Superior Court. He separately pleaded no contest to fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation.
Bellevue Robbers Target Women At Shopping Centers: Police
Three robberies took place last Thursday, according to police. Bellevue detectives were able to identify three people in connection to the robberies. An 18-year-old Bellevue man was arrested on Saturday. On Monday, police arrested a 16-year-old from Covington and a 22-year-old from Federal Way. All
A bridge connecting Sammamish and Bellevue? Mayor discusses that and possible boat option
A few years ago there was an idea to run a gondola over Lake Sammamish, connecting Sammamish and Bellevue. The idea was nothing more than a pie-in-the-sky thought. Fast-forward a few years of intense growth and worsening congestion, and the city is getting creative.
Next week! Join us for a GeekWire podcast event and ‘Thirsty Thursday’ rooftop meetup in Seattle
The event will feature a special podcast recording with guests Sarah Studer of Impact Hub Seattle, left, and Amy Nelson of The Riveter.It’s summer in Seattle, and we’re excited to bring everyone together next week, on Thursday, Aug. 23, fora special event: a recording of our GeekWire podcast and rad