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Grocery store workers have right to wear Black Lives Matter buttons

National Labor Relations Board ruling against ban by Kroger-owned QFC, Fred Meyer

 

This image was shared by the King County Sheriff’s Office in announcing they had identified the driver in the fatal hit-and-run of a Maple Valley man. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
King County Sheriff’s Office released this photo of the Toyota Camry that reportedly hit and killed a Maple Valley man in July. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

SeaTac girl, 15, charged with second-degree murder in jogger’s death

Reportedly used her vehicle to ‘scare him’ while driving in Maple Valley

 

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King County to require masks at large outdoor gatherings of 500 or more

New health officer order to control the spread of COVID-19

 

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Investigation: 911 calls handled properly in Kent Ramada Inn killing of Auburn woman

Police took 52 minutes to respond to domestic violence attack; civil lawsuit expected

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King County Corrections officers escort an inmate in court. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, King County Corrections Guild

King County Corrections Guild wants to bargain mandatory vaccinations

Labor union represents over 550 corrections officers and sergeants

King County Corrections officers escort an inmate in court. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, King County Corrections Guild
King County Executive Dow Constantine signs an order July 28 to restart inquests into deaths that involved police officers. COURTESY PHOTO, King County

King County to restart inquests into deaths by police officers

Cases include shootings by Kent, Auburn, Federal Way and Kirkland police

King County Executive Dow Constantine signs an order July 28 to restart inquests into deaths that involved police officers. COURTESY PHOTO, King County
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King County to hire recruiter to fill vacant Sheriff’s Office jobs

50 deputies have resigned this year after 69 resigned in 2020

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The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in a fatal hit and run that occurred Sunday, July 18 near the 23800 block of Southeast 216th Street near Maple Valley. A 53-year-old man jogging along the road was killed. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office

Suspect sought in fatal hit and run near Maple Valley

53-year-old jogger found dead along roadway

The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in a fatal hit and run that occurred Sunday, July 18 near the 23800 block of Southeast 216th Street near Maple Valley. A 53-year-old man jogging along the road was killed. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Sheriff’s Office
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Police recover nearly 800 catalytic converters

Auburn has had 128 catalytic converter thefts reported since the start of 2020.

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Prosecutors allege man executed Tukwila man in Kent parking lot

Avery Wilcox killed March 21 as he waited to gather his belongings from nearby apartment

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Auburn man charged with murder of girlfriend in Kent hotel | Update

Police took 52 minutes to respond to 911 call that said ‘we have someone getting murdered’

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State to allow ‘Joints for Jabs’ promotions to support vaccinations

Retailers temporarily allowed to provide a joint for adults vaccinated at in-store clinics

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Auburn man fatally shot inside Kent hookah lounge

Kent man injured in Sunday shooting; police trying to identify suspect

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Kent officer shot man after he reportedly tried to ram police vehicle

Investigation team updates May 10 shooting that injured man in Panther Lake

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The Center Bar at Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Muckleshoot Casino

Muckleshoot Tribe reaches sport betting agreement with state

State Gambling Commission to allow sports wagering at Auburn casino

The Center Bar at Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn. COURTESY PHOTO, Muckleshoot Casino
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State Patrol leads multi-agency effort to stop street racing

Racers take over streets/freeways in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

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State Department of Health releases updated K-12 school guidance

Schools must plan to provide full time in-person education this fall

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The Emerald Downs horse racing track will reopen May 19 with a limited number of fans allowed. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs

Emerald Downs to allow fans this horse racing season

At 25% capacity under state guidelines; fans were banned last year due to COVID-19

The Emerald Downs horse racing track will reopen May 19 with a limited number of fans allowed. COURTESY PHOTO, Emerald Downs
A screenshot from private surveillance footage provided by the Seattle Police Department shows a suspect engaging with the occupants of a vehicle on Feb. 9, 2021, in Seattle. The suspect shot the vehicle’s two occupants, one fatally, before he was killed by police. File photo

King County gun violence keeps soaring in 2021

69 shooting victims in first three months, 16 of them fatal

A screenshot from private surveillance footage provided by the Seattle Police Department shows a suspect engaging with the occupants of a vehicle on Feb. 9, 2021, in Seattle. The suspect shot the vehicle’s two occupants, one fatally, before he was killed by police. File photo
King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. File photo

King County needs more lawyers to attack backlog of cases

6,107 open cases is double the normal amount for King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. File photo