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January 13, 2015 at 1:55 PM

Domestic violence charges against Hope Solo dismissed

A Kirkland Municipal Court judge dismissed misdemeanor domestic violence charges against Seattle Reign goalie Hope Solo on Tuesday after her attorney successfully argued that the alleged victims had refused to be deposed by defense attorneys. Solo’s attorney, Todd Maybrown, brought the motion to dismiss the charges in December, saying Solo’s nephew and half-sister, whom she was accused of…

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January 6, 2015 at 5:12 PM

Domestic violence charges against Hope Solo stand — for now

The trial for soccer superstar Hope Solo is still set to go forward after a Kirkland Municipal Court judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss the charges against her. Solo, the goalie for Seattle Reign FC, a member of the U.S. women’s national soccer team and two-time Olympic gold medal winner, was charged with two counts…

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January 3, 2015 at 2:48 PM

8 people displaced after fire in Kirkland

About eight people have been displaced after a blaze burned through a second-story unit of a Kirkland apartment building. Kirkland Fire Department Battalion Chief Kenneth Henderson said Kirkland and Bothell firefighters responded to a call at the 11600 block of 91st Avenue Northeast at 11:15 a.m. Saturday. They encountered heavy smoke and flames coming from the…

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December 18, 2014 at 6:16 AM

More reports of flu-like illnesses; sickness closes Kirkland school

The Associated Press The state Health Department says the number of flu-like illnesses in Washington is slightly higher than at this time last year. Health Department educator Michelle Harper says there have been no laboratory-confirmed flu deaths. Last flu season there were 79 flu-related deaths in Washington. KOMO reports an outbreak of flu-like illness on Wednesday prompted Eastside…

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December 11, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Hope Solo seeks dismissal of domestic-violence case

The lawyer for Hope Solo is asking that the domestic-violence charge filed against the Seattle Reign goalkeeper be dismissed. Attorney Todd Maybrown, in a court filing submitted Wednesday in Kirkland Municipal Court, said his client has “been seriously prejudiced” by the two alleged victims in the case, who have not been available for depositions. The international soccer…

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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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November 4, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Hope Solo trial on domestic violence charges set for January

A Kirkland Municipal Court judge on Tuesday set a January trial date for Seattle Reign goalkeeper Hope Solo on misdemeanor domestic violence charges. The international soccer star was charged in June with two counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault for allegedly hitting her half-sister and nephew. During a brief court hearing, Judge Michael Lambo set a Jan. 20 trial date after Solo’s…

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October 24, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Police investigating reported sexual assault at Juanita High

Four underclassmen at Juanita High School were arrested and “emergency expelled” from the school Thursday while Kirkland police investigate a reported sexual assault of an 18-year-old, male student in the school locker room. KING5 has identified the victim as a special-education student and says the younger students were jabbing him with a broom. According to a news release…

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October 10, 2014 at 2:38 PM

2 men each sentenced to 25 years for brutal Kirkland home invasion

Two men who attacked another man with knives during a vicious home-invasion in Kirkland a year ago were each sentenced Friday to just over 25 years in prison. Blessing Gainey, 20, and  Vincent “Vinny” Sisounong, 22, each pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder and first-degree burglary last month. Both charges carried weapons enhancements, and prosecutors had recommended the men each…

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