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January 28, 2015 at 6:04 PM

Man sentenced to nearly 70 years for fatal Federal Way shooting

A man was sentenced to nearly 70 years in prison Wednesday for opening fire outside a Federal Way bar in 2012 and killing one man and wounding four other people, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Kenneth M. Sutton Jr., 23, was found guilty last month of second-degree murder, four counts of first-degree assault with firearm…

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January 23, 2015 at 4:41 PM

White Center man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing mother

A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Friday, admitting he stabbed his mother 18 times in the neck after breaking down her door in a drunken rage in November 2012. Brodie Lamb, who has schizophrenia with substance-abuse problems, was originally charged with first-degree murder in the death of his mother, 69-year-old Margaret Ryan, inside…

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January 15, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Court documents describe brutal attack on Renton store clerk

A judge on Thursday found probable cause to hold a man in custody for allegedly slitting the throat of a Renton store clerk during a robbery Wednesday. The 44-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon at an apartment complex in the 13400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South after police received a phone call that…

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January 13, 2015 at 5:20 PM

Son charged in father’s shooting death near Redmond

When his father told him to move out of the family’s Redmond-area house, 22-year-old Mark Karasek engaged in a “daylong argument” that culminated with the fatal shooting of Zdenek Karasek on Friday, according to King County prosecutors. Karasek, who is being held in the King County Jail in lieu of $2 million bail, was charged Tuesday with…

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January 12, 2015 at 12:22 PM

Hearing Monday for Redmond-area man accused of killing father

UPDATE at 4:53 p.m.: Mark Karasek, who is accused of fatally shooting his father on Friday, did not appear in court Monday, prompting the judge to set over his bond hearing until Tuesday. The deadline for King County prosecutors to formally charge the 22-year-old is Wednesday. Meanwhile, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office determined Monday that Zdenek Karasek…

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January 12, 2015 at 10:57 AM

Ex-Sonic Robert Swift pleads not guilty to weapon charge

The Associated Press Former NBA player Robert Swift pleaded not guilty Monday in Seattle at his arraignment on a charge of possessing a sawed-off shotgun. The King County Prosecutor’s Office says he remains in jail with bail set at $20,000. Swift was arrested last Tuesday along with another man suspected of attempting to break into a home…

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December 16, 2014 at 10:43 AM

Sentencing in Yancy Noll slaying set for Jan. 2

Sentencing for the man convicted of the August 2012 drive-by slaying of Yancy Noll has been scheduled for Jan. 2, the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder with a firearm enhancement for killing Noll as he sat in his car in North Seattle. Noll, a wine steward at…

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December 12, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Seattle man sentenced for posting ‘revenge porn’ of women

To see a later version of this story click here:  A 31-year-old Seattle man was sentenced to one year in jail on Friday for posting nude photos of women on two different websites in a bizarre case of “revenge porn.” Jeremy “Silo” Walters, a photographer and computer technician, pleaded guilty to first-degree computer trespass and four…

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December 11, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Bowman guilty of 1st-degree murder in wine steward’s slaying

A King County jury has convicted a 32-year-old Seattle man of first-degree murder for the August 2012 drive-by shooting that claimed the life of wine steward Yancy Noll as he drove home from his job at a supermarket. In finding Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman guilty, jurors agreed with prosecutors that the murder was premeditated. Bowman admitted to the…

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December 9, 2014 at 5:36 PM

Jury to begin deliberations Wednesday in wine steward’s slaying

After hearing closing arguments Tuesday afternoon, a King County Superior Court jury will begin its deliberations Wednesday morning in the first-degree murder trial of Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman — and will decide if the fatal shooting of wine steward Yancy Noll in August 2012 was premeditated murder or an act of self-defense. Bowman, who turned 32…

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