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November 21, 2014 at 6:12 PM

1 dead, 1 injured in collision in Burien

One person died after a two-car collision in Burien Friday evening, officials said. The collision was reported in the 15300 block of Ambaum Boulevard Southwest, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another taken to a hospital. The road will be closed for at least a few hours…

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November 4, 2014 at 4:29 PM

King Co. deputies arrest three in car-prowl, identity-theft ring

Officers have arrested three people suspected of being responsible for a rash of car prowls and identify-theft cases throughout King County. King County Sheriff’s Office and Sammamish detectives have linked two men and one woman to possibly more than 30 cases in Seattle, Redmond, Mercer Island and other jurisdictions around the county, according to the Sheriff’s…

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November 4, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Girl, 13, accused of posting threats against Issaquah school

A 13-year-old girl could face criminal charges after authorities say she allegedly threatened to shoot students and staff at Pacific Cascade Middle School in Issaquah. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were made aware of the threats on Monday night after receiving a call from someone who had seen the alleged threats online. “The threats were to…

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Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Issaquah, King County Sheriff's Office, school threats

November 3, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Fill-in named to supervise King Co. law-enforcement oversight

The current director of the King County Office of Labor Relations will supervise the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight on an interim basis while a national search is conducted for a permanent director, the King County Council announced Monday. Patti Cole-Tindall will supervise the oversight office while remaining in her labor-relations position during the interim period,…

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October 27, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Man injured in White Center shooting; suspect at large

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect after man was shot in White Center Monday night. A man was injured after the shooting in the 10300 block of 28th Avenue Southwest, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. A K-9 unit is working to track down the…

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Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: King County Sheriff's Office, White Center

October 23, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Body found near White Center tied to earlier investigation

  Update at 2:15 p.m.: Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said,  “We can say the body we discovered today is related to that earlier investigation. It was information we received while continuing to work the Shelly/Marshmallow case that led us to the location here. “The body found today is female, but we still don’t even know who…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center

October 23, 2014 at 6:34 AM

Deputies searching for suspect in Burien double shooting

King County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect who shot two people at a Burien apartment complex this morning. The victims were shot in the 1200 block of Southwest 124th Street about 4:45 a.m. in what the sheriff’s office described as a domestic violence incident. They didn’t reveal the relationship between the victims and the suspect. The…

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October 17, 2014 at 6:01 AM

White Center stabbing leaves victim with life-threatening injuries

Update at 6:51 a.m.: The sheriff’s office says the suspect is believed to be driving a 1996 Ford Probe with Washington license APA0835. The car is blue with a red bumper. Anyone who sees the car is asked to call 911. Original post: A stabbing victim has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after what is believed to…

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October 15, 2014 at 12:39 PM

‘Buyer Beware:’ King County taking aim at those who pay for sex

With as many as 27,000 men in King County going online to solicit sex each day, Prosecutor Dan Satterberg vowed at a Wednesday news conference that men who pay for sex with prostituted women and girls will be increasingly targeted for arrest and prosecution. In announcing the county’s participation in a national program aimed at attacking…

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October 14, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Deputy linked to Holiwell case resigns

A deputy who was put on administrative leave when the King County Sheriff’s Office launched the prostitution and theft investigation of former deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell has resigned. Deputy Chris Kahrs resigned from the sheriff’s office on Monday, just one day before he was scheduled for a Loudermill hearing, said Sheriff John Urquhart. The hearing would have…

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