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Issaquah man notices someone in his car while sitting on balcony, gets gun pulled on him
Officers said when they arrived, they found damage to the man’s car on the outer lock and ignition.
SB I-405 in Renton reopen after rollover collision causes delays
Update 5:27 p.m.: All lanes have reopened on SB I-405 at SR 900 in Renton. Expect delays as there is a lot of traffic still backed up. The right lane is now open, according to WSDOT. There is still a significant backup through Bellevue up to SR 520. Original story:
Wetsuit-Clad Thieves Pull Off 'Mission Impossible' Heist in Yarrow Point
In an audacious and unconventional crime, a pair of burglars donning wetsuits targeted a luxurious waterfront mansion located in Yarrow Point, near Bellevue. They executed their escape using personal watercraft on Lake Washington. The break-in and escape have drawn comparisons to a 'Mission Impossible' style heist due to the extraordinary tactics and the use of watercraft.
Public Comment Invited on Drive Through Screening Code Update Project - Notice of Application and Public Hearing
The City of Maple Valley is accepting comments on proposed amendments to the Maple Valley Municipal Code (MVMC Chapter 18) regarding the Drive Through Lane Screening Code update. Public comment on the proposal will be accepted until June 14, 2023, and can be submitted electronically, in person at Maple Valley City Hall, or by mail. Agencies, tribes, and the public are encouraged to review and comment on the proposed projects and its probable environmental impacts. Project files are available for public review digitally or by appointment at City Hall or between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Three people in stolen car arrested after stand-off near Bellevue
The people in the car refused to come out of the car for about an hour.
How Portland Became Seattle Is Dying
When recent data from the US Census Bureau revealed that Seattle's growth rate is, in the words of Seattle Times' Gene Balk, "easily the fastest among the 50 largest U.S. cities," the attention of the city's indefatigable Seattle Is Dying movement turned to Portland, Oregon. That city is surely in the decline that Seattle should be in. Its county lost 16,000 people in 2022. Fox News wasted no time:
Man kidnapped, assaulted in Bellevue over Memorial Day weekend
BELLEVUE, Wash. — Bellevue detectives are looking for witnesses to a kidnapping and assault that took place over Memorial Day weekend. Shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, Bellevue police received multiple calls reporting a black SUV that pulled up to the 10600 block of NE 2nd St. The 911 calls reported seeing two men exit the SUV and proceed to attack a man.
12-Year-Old Boy Falls 20 Feet Down Well In Western Washington
Officials said the boy was standing on a concrete lid over the well before it partially collapsed.
Tukwila PD: Man accidentally shoots himself while illegally buying gun
TUKWILA, Wash. - Tukwila Police are investigating after a man accidentally shot himself during an illegal gun sale. Officers were called around 4 a.m. to Tukwila International Blvd and S 152nd St, responding to reports of a man with a gunshot wound. A security guard in the area found a...
Totem Lake Connector
The Skipping Stone was the favorite of the public and the City Council. Click on the map below to see the detour route around Totem Lake Boulevard. The Totem Lake Connector will be a bicycle and pedestrian bridge, that will connect the two ends of the 5.75-mile Cross Kirkland Corridor currently severed by one of Kirkland’s most complicated intersections: Totem Lake Boulevard and Northeast 124th Street.
Washington Restaurant Named Among America's Best Historic Steakhouses
Cheapism compiled a list of the 'most iconic' historic steakhouses in the U.S.
Clyde Hill Stolen Car Standoff Leads to Arrests
A Clyde Hill police standoff ensued when suspects in a stolen vehicle refused to exit the car. The incident began when officers were called to a 76 gas station parking lot to address a man causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, they found the stolen vehicle from Des Moines and attempted to engage with the three occupants. The hour-long standoff saw police urging the suspects to surrender with their hands up. Ultimately, the individuals surrendered peacefully and were arrested. Local residents and businesses closely monitored the situation, observing the heavy police presence and activity.
Jesse Sarey’s family continues to wait for justice four years later
“Police officers have been killing our black, brown, indigenous, white people in this state. And nobody, no police officer, no police department has held anyone accountable and to me that is wrong,” says Simons.
Cougar sighting in Duvall concerns some residents
A cougar sighting in Duvall has residents on alert after the big cat was seen by a homeowner last week near Big Rock Field. “It was kind of a surprise, but you do see them once in a while — more so now than in the past,” Steven Leniszewski, Duval’s Public Works Director, said. “We have trail cameras around and it’s just very exciting to see gorgeous animals, but very terrifying at the same time.”
Where to celebrate National Donut Day in Seattle
Name a sweeter way to start the day.
Guide the Future of Redmond Parks, Trails, and Recreation: Become a Commissioner or Youth Advocate Today!
The City of Redmond is seeking candidates to fill one mid-term commissioner vacancy and two youth advocate vacancies on the Parks, Trails, and Recreation Commission. The positions are open to residents residing within the 98052 zip code. The youth advocate vacancies are specifically for individuals between the ages of 14 and 18 years old.
All Seven Escapees from Echo Glen Juvenile Facility Captured
All seven juveniles who escaped from Western Washington's Echo Glen juvenile detention center, housing the state's most violent young offenders, have been captured. The escapees assaulted a worker and fled in her car. Three were caught early in the search, while the remaining four were apprehended late last night by Clark County sheriff's deputies. A King County investigation into the escape continues.
Washington state health care providers under scrutiny
The Washington State Department of Health reported taking disciplinary action and withdrawing charges against 15 healthcare providers in 12 Washington counties on Wednesday. In May, the Washington Secretary of Health's office denied Curran E. Fine a certified nursing assistant credential after Fine was convicted of driving under the influence in June 2019 in Oregon and in May 2021 in Washington. Fine allegedly did not submit a substance use evaluation report to the Department of Health upon request.
Seniors near scene of Seattle encampment homicide say state has 'turned their backs on us'
SEATTLE — Not even a week ago, residents of the Arrowhead Gardens Senior Living Community in Seattle's Highland Park neighborhood said they were afraid somebody was going to be killed at a homeless encampment across the street. That's exactly what happened Tuesday night when Seattle police responded to the...
South Seattle Homicide Investigation Underway
A homicide investigation is underway after a body was discovered near West Crest Park in Highland Park neighborhood. The body was found at an encampment along Myers Way South around 8 PM yesterday. Seattle police are continuing their investigation, with no further details on the suspect or vehicle description currently available.
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