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February 19, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Student charged with threatening shooting at Bellevue high school

A 17-year-old student has been charged with felony harassment for allegedly threatening to “shoot up” the International School in Bellevue, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. According to the charging documents filed Thursday in King County Juvenile Court, the senior told police he felt bullied and had few friends at the school. Prosecutors say he invited…


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February 13, 2015 at 9:19 AM

International School in Bellevue closed after Internet threat

UPDATE, 10:45 a.m. | Closed Friday after receiving a threat on social media, the International School in Bellevue will be open again on Monday, Feb. 23, principal Jennifer Rose said. The school will be on a planned vacation for midwinter break next week. ORIGINAL POST | The International School in Bellevue was closed Friday after the school…


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February 10, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Body found in vacant Bellevue apartment identified

The body found in a vacant apartment in Bellevue Saturday afternoon has been identified as that of a 29-year-old woman. Annelise Harrison died Wednesday, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Her cause of death has not been determined, pending toxicology results. Harrison’s body was discovered in The Ridgedale Apartments, in the 600 block of…


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January 15, 2015 at 11:35 AM

Court records reveal new details in Portland hotel homicide

The Associated Press PORTLAND — New court records show detectives used phone records to track down the Washington man accused of killing an escort last month at a Portland hotel. Search warrant affidavits filed in Seattle and obtained by The Oregonian show Tae Bum Yoon exchanged more than 25 text messages with Ashley Benson on Christmas, and…


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January 9, 2015 at 7:25 PM

1 of 3 ‘Tuba Man’ killers sentenced to 18-1/2 years in Bellevue slaying

A man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for killing a Renton man at a Bellevue Square restaurant on Christmas Eve 2012 was sentenced Friday to 18-1/2 years in prison. Ja’Mari Alexander-Alan Jones, 21, pleaded guilty in December for fatally shooting DeShawn Milliken, 30, at Munchbar, a restaurant/bar that operated in Bellevue Square. He faced up…


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January 9, 2015 at 11:13 AM

Bellevue man faces charges in woman’s death at Portland hotel

The Columbian (TNS) A Bellevue man was arrested on suspicion of murdering a Vancouver woman in a Portland hotel room last month. Tae Bum Yoon, 26, is scheduled to appear in Multnomah County Court today to face charges in connection to the Dec. 26 death of 24-year-old, Ashley Renee Benson. Benson’s body was found in the Double Tree…


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December 10, 2014 at 1:34 PM

‘Tuba Man’ killer pleads guilty to Bellevue nightclub slaying

Ja’ Mari Alexander Jones, 21, pleads guilty to second degree murder for the fatal shooting in a Bellevue lounge on Christmas Eve of 2012. With him is his attorney, Julie Gaisford. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) A man who was convicted as a teenager of killing street musician Ed “Tuba Man” McMichael pleaded guilty…


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December 1, 2014 at 7:09 AM

Police: Pedestrian fatality in Bellevue

UPDATE 8:24 a.m.| Bellevue police say that an 18-year-old motorist struck and killed a 77-year-old woman at 150th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 38th Street just after 6 a.m. Police spokesman Seth Tyler, in a news release, said the 18-year-old man, who lives in Bellevue, is cooperating with the investigation. Tyler said that drugs and alcohol are not believed…


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November 27, 2014 at 9:44 PM

4 men plead guilty in Bellevue, Kirkland hash-oil explosions

The Associated Press Four men who were charged in July for causing two separate hash-oil explosions have pleaded guilty to federal charges. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle said Daniel Strycharske and Jesse Kaplan pleaded guilty Friday to endangering human life while manufacturing a controlled substance. They also pleaded guilty to a charge of manufacturing hash oil…


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