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April 1, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Ex-soldier admits killing Kirkland woman in 2011

Dakota Wolf, a former soldier who fatally attacked a 19-year-old Kirkland woman with a butcher knife in November 2011, pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder with a deadly weapon, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. As part of his plea deal, attorneys for Wolf – who was originally charged with first-degree murder –…

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March 13, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Kirkland man arrested in fatal hit & run incident

A Kirkland man has been arrested in connection with the hit and run death of a woman in Kenmore early Friday. The man, 53,  is being held on $200,000 bail for investigation of felony hit and run. The woman was struck about 7 a.m. while she was crossing Juanita Drive Northeast in an uncontrolled crosswalk at the…

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March 7, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Former co-worker pleads guilty in 1996 slaying of Kirkland mother

A man who was extradited from Montana last year to face charges in connection with the 1996 death of a Kirkland woman pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in King County Superior Court on Friday. Clifford E. Reed, 60, was originally charged with second-degree murder for the slaying of 28-year-old Sandi Johnson, whose skeletal remains were…

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January 16, 2014 at 5:04 PM

Police serve warrants in last week’s slaying of Kirkland mother

Kirkland police served two separate warrants today in connection with the slaying of a 28-year-old Kirkland woman in her childhood home last week. Police said the warrants were served to locate additional evidence and several people were detained, although no arrests were made for the homicide. They were served in  the 1400 block of 153rd Avenue Northeast in Bellevue…

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January 8, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Kirkland police investigating woman’s death

Kirkland homicide detectives are investigating the slaying of a 28-year-old Kirkland woman whose body was found Monday by a roommate in their residence in the 9800 block of Northeast 130th Place. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim on Wednesday as Amy Gang and said the cause of death was asphyxia due to strangulation. Police spokesman…

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December 14, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Five members of bridal party hurt in Kirkland traffic accident

Six people, including five in a bridal party, were injured Saturday evening in a two-car accident in Kirkland, according to a news release from the Kirkland Police Department. The accident occurred around 6 p.m. in the 13800 block of Juanita Drive, according to police. A southbound vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a northbound vehicle occupied…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: bridal party, EvergreenHealth hospital, Harborview Medical Center

November 30, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Water-main break in Kirkland damages stretch of Third Avenue

The Associated Press A fire official in the east Seattle suburb of Kirkland said a water main that broke Friday night sent thousands of gallons of water into city streets. KOMO-TV reported the break occurred at about 7 p.m. at Third Avenue and Fifth Street, about two blocks from City Hall. Kirkland Fire Battalion Chief Mike Haschak said…

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November 22, 2013 at 2:30 PM

Kirkland woman’s fatal DUI crash brings sentence of nearly 11 years

A Kirkland woman who was under the influence of alcohol and a prescription drug when her minivan collided head-on with a car occupied by four people, killing an elderly woman, was sentenced this afternoon to nearly 11 years in prison. Kelly Ann Hudson, 43, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: DUI, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Kirkland

November 12, 2013 at 2:37 PM

2 men plead not guilty to violent Kirkland home invasion

Two men pleaded not guilty this morning to charges stemming from a vicious home invasion in Kirkland last month in which they are accused of breaking into a home, dragging a man from his bed and attacking him with knife. Vincent Sisounong, 21, and Blessing Gainey, 19, pleaded not guilty in King County Superior Court to…

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