Ashley Hiruko

Bellevue Police investigators collect evidence April 3 after a body was found in the Goldsmith Neighborhood Park. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Executive Constantine, Bellevue PD respond to ICE accusations

State law prohibits jails from complying with federal immigration hold requests.

 

Second trial in killing of Redmond woman ends with not-guilty verdict

Second trial in killing of Redmond woman ends with not-guilty verdict

After 11 years, no resolution for family of 24-year-old Arpana Jinaga.

 

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Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

While citizens have the right to an attorney in criminal cases, they’re not afforded the same rights in civil litigation.

 

Kirkland woman assaulted by man posing as rideshare driver

Kirkland woman assaulted by man posing as rideshare driver

Other unrelated cases reported in King County.

Kirkland woman assaulted by man posing as rideshare driver
Lawsuit alleges Issaquah officers’ use of excessive force led to elderly man’s death

Lawsuit alleges Issaquah officers’ use of excessive force led to elderly man’s death

Immigrant’s death was ruled a homicide by King County Medical Examiner’s Office, according to lawsuit.

Lawsuit alleges Issaquah officers’ use of excessive force led to elderly man’s death
King County bail reform hinges on pretrial decision making

King County bail reform hinges on pretrial decision making

Data on inmates has shown that being held pretrial affects the likelihood of conviction.

King County bail reform hinges on pretrial decision making
Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia

B.C. struggles with many of the same problems as Washington state.

Clues for fixing King County’s child care woes may be found in British Columbia
Vigil event at Redmond mosque brings in 1,000-plus crowd

Vigil event at Redmond mosque brings in 1,000-plus crowd

The event also included a teach-in to school attendees on Islamophobia and its root causes.

Vigil event at Redmond mosque brings in 1,000-plus crowd
United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

Congregations debate separation following gay-clergy, same-sex marriage ban.

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question
Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents Feel The Pinch Of Child Care Costs

King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.
Repercussions Could Come To Law Enforcement Who Refuse I-1639

Repercussions Could Come To Law Enforcement Who Refuse I-1639

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’

Repercussions Could Come To Law Enforcement Who Refuse I-1639
President’s Emergency Declaration Sparks Immediate Legal Backlash

President’s Emergency Declaration Sparks Immediate Legal Backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

President’s Emergency Declaration Sparks Immediate Legal Backlash
Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR Vaccine Possible in Washington State

The measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control
Chinese Tech Company Huawei Charged With Stealing Secrets From T-Mobile

Chinese Tech Company Huawei Charged With Stealing Secrets From T-Mobile

Alleged crimes took place at phone company’s Bellevue lab.

Chinese Tech Company Huawei Charged With Stealing Secrets From T-Mobile
Video Has Redmond Police Under Scrutiny

Video Has Redmond Police Under Scrutiny

Redmond police arrest man on skateboard after jaywalking, ‘failing to stop’

Video Has Redmond Police Under Scrutiny