Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan is joining a global law firm that is opening a Seattle office, where she will specialize in Internet and online-security issues. Durkan, who served as chief federal prosecutor in Western Washington from 2009 until September of last year, will serve as global chair of the cyber law and privacy group…More
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Acting U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes has appointed a long-time federal prosecutor to oversee and investigate complaints of Election Day fraud. Assistant U.S. Attorney Arlen Storm has been appointed to the Western District of Washington’s Election Office and will be responsible for handling complaints of fraud or voter-rights abuses in consultation with the Justice Department headquarters in Washington,…More
PORT ANGELES (AP) — Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict and Port Angeles Police Chief Terry Gallagher asked U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to dismiss the “closure violation” tickets issued to people who stopped at a trailhead Saturday at Olympic National Park. The tickets carry a $125 fine for visiting the park during the government shutdown The law enforcement…More
A 49-year-old Federal Way man pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to a hate-crime for a drunken assault on a Sikh cab driver last October. According to the documents filed in U.S. District Court, Jamie Larson said the attack was partly motivated by the driver’s turban. Larson had taken the cab to a Federal Way address…More