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February 6, 2015 at 4:42 PM

Carnation woman accused of trying to sell teen daughter’s virginity

Update at 10:05 p.m.| Bryan Murphy, 38, the truck driver who allegedly tried to pay to have sex with a 14-year-old, was taken into custody without incident in Oklahoma Friday evening, according to the Washington State Patrol. Murphy was booked into the Ottawa County Jail awaiting extradition to Washington. Washington State Patrol Capt. Roger Wilbur commended the 14-year-old victim…


| More in The Blotter | Topics: commercial sex abuse of a minor, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, North Bend

November 19, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Thieves steal 9 wildlife cameras near North Bend

NORTH BEND — Nine wildlife cameras used to track elk near North Bend have been stolen. The Transportation Department was using the cameras in a project to prevent elk collisions on Interstate 90. KOMO reports workers noticed the cameras worth $7,000 were gone Tuesday. Crews removed nine other remaining cameras as a precaution. One of the cameras took…


Comments | More in Environment, General news | Topics: elk, North Bend, theft

July 8, 2014 at 7:47 AM

Detectives still seeking clues to dead infant found near North Bend

King County sheriff’s investigators are still trying to find the mother of a newborn baby whose body was found abandoned near North Bend earlier this year. On Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s office said that a DNA profile has been developed from the newborn with the hope of finding a relative. The baby girl appeared to have…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: CrimeStoppers, dead baby, King County Sheriff's Office

May 15, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Inslee seeks federal help after North Bend explosion

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee is asking the federal government for disaster declaration to help businesses and families in King County who were affected by a natural-gas explosion. On Thursday, Inslee asked the Small Business Administration for a “physical and economic” disaster declaration for the North Bend explosion that occurred on April 25 and…


Comments | Topics: explosion, Gov. Jay Inslee, North Bend

April 25, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Friday Memo: Explosion in North Bend … bus cuts … Russell Wilson’s divorce

National Weather Service forecast Big boom: A natural-gas leak at a pizza parlor under renovation is being blamed for a major explosion in North Bend early this morning. The blast damaged several buildings, including a barbershop, a gas station and a tire store. If there’s a bright side, at least the…


Comments | More in | Topics: buses, explosion, Morning Memo

April 25, 2014 at 5:41 AM

Explosion, fire destroy buildings in North Bend

[do action=”brightcove-video” videoid=”3507791905001″/] (Video courtesy of Richard Stewart) A suspected natural gas explosion and fire destroyed or damaged several businesses in North Bend early this morning, but officials report only two minor injuries. The manager of a gas station on the west end of the explosion had arrived about 3:30 a.m. to open the business and he heard…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Eastside Fire, North Bend

March 20, 2014 at 6:32 AM

Thursday Memo: North Bend suspect freed … Body blunder … Teen killed

National Weather Service forecast Well, someone’s breathing a sigh of relief this morning: How did this happen? DNA clears man arrested in North Bend rape, assault And here’s yet another blunder: Woman preparing to bury daughter discovers it’s not her Then there’s this: Corrections officer accidentally shoots self…


Comments | More in | Topics: bad arrest, corrections officer, dead

March 19, 2014 at 5:55 AM

Suspect in stabbing and sexual assault at North Bend pizzeria released

Update at 2:54 p.m.:| The suspect in the rape and assault, who was scheduled to make a court appearance this afternoon, was released without charges. According to the King County Prosecutor’s Office, the 41-year-old North Bend man is being released because the initial forensic-test results did not match the suspect. The North Bend-Snoqualmie Police Department will continue its…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: arrest, North Bend, pizzeria

March 12, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Investigation continues into North Bend rape, stabbing

Police still have not made an arrest in the stabbing and rape of restaurant employee late Sunday in North Bend but say they are “making progress.” Officers with the Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department have been interviewing employees of the shopping center where the attack took place, as well as employees of the nearby North Bend Premium Outlets, police said…


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March 12, 2014 at 1:24 PM

Funeral Saturday for dead newborn found near North Bend

The Associated Press A newborn baby found dead Feb. 12 by the side of a road in North Bend will be buried Saturday. The girl is called Baby Kimball after a bridge near where she was found. The King County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to identify the mother or anyone who knows about the baby. Charitable groups,…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: dead baby, death investigation, King County Sheriff's Office

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