Rick Anderson

Stripper King Frank Colacurcio, having died three years ago this week, resides

Stripper King Frank Colacurcio, having died three years ago this week, resides now in the great hereafter. Wherever that is, they likely do not have… Continue reading

Joe Phan is the Seattle Public Utilities worker whose cool, methodical embezzlement

Joe Phan is the Seattle Public Utilities worker whose cool, methodical embezzlement of more than $1 million in City Hall bank checks went undetected for… Continue reading

It’s a secret, of course. But the company whose high-speed computers capture

It’s a secret, of course. But the company whose high-speed computers capture and crunch that phone and online megadata for the National Security Agency is… Continue reading

It’s a secret, of course. But the company whose high-speed computers capture

It’s a secret, of course. But the company whose high-speed computers capture and crunch that phone and online megadata for the National Security Agency is… Continue reading

Tad McGeer, multimillionaire godfatherof the state’s drone industry, was heading home the

Tad McGeer, multimillionaire godfatherof the state’s drone industry, was heading home the other day from his office in the rain-swept Columbia River Gorge town of… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign in a few hours a

Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign in a few hours a bill that will compensate people wrongfully convicted in Washington state $50,000 for every… Continue reading

When 30-year-old Steve Titus was arrested for the rape of a teen

When 30-year-old Steve Titus was arrested for the rape of a teen girl in 1980, he told Port of Seattle police they had the wrong… Continue reading

Joshua Shelby Dawson is your stereotypical local weapons peddler: an inner-city black

Joshua Shelby Dawson is your stereotypical local weapons peddler: an inner-city black kid from a broken family who grew up around guns. His best friend… Continue reading

Facing the death penalty, Christopher Monfort tried to do the deed himself

Facing the death penalty, Christopher Monfort tried to do the deed himself - attempting to commit suicide, and getting a TV set as a reward.… Continue reading

Editors note: Two days after this story was published, a King County

Editors note: Two days after this story was published, a King County judge ruled that the state could not seek the death penalty against Christopher… Continue reading

MonfortAttorneys for accused Seattle cop killer Christopher Monfort today said they will

MonfortAttorneys for accused Seattle cop killer Christopher Monfort today said they will rely on an insanity defense in hopes of preventing their client from receiving… Continue reading

No one seems to know much about the ship that sank Friday

No one seems to know much about the ship that sank Friday in Tacoma. It's described by the Associated Press and other media as just… Continue reading

US Coast GuardHelena Star, half-sunk; and the Golden WestNo one seems to

US Coast GuardHelena Star, half-sunk; and the Golden WestNo one seems to know much about the ship that sank Friday in Tacoma. It's described by… Continue reading

Israel Keyes is the serial murderer you never heard of. But then,

Israel Keyes is the serial murderer you never heard of. But then, neither had the FBI, until he told them about himself: Keyes grew up… Continue reading

Israel Keyes killed people, but he didn’t have an exact count, he

Israel Keyes killed people, but he didn't have an exact count, he said, sitting at a table in an Alaskan jailhouse, hands folded in the… Continue reading

Forty years and thousands of games later, Steve Kelley went to another

Forty years and thousands of games later, Steve Kelley went to another sporting event Thursday night. He loved it. But, 40 years and millions of… Continue reading

ReidThe only upside to the bitter news of Nick Reid’s death was

ReidThe only upside to the bitter news of Nick Reid's death was that it appeared to be the last of the year. When he was… Continue reading

PangAlmost 18 years after he set the Chinatown blaze that killed four

PangAlmost 18 years after he set the Chinatown blaze that killed four Seattle firefighters, Martin Pang is still throwing gas on the fire. He now… Continue reading

Martin Pang: Burning Man

A convicted arsonist's "new evidence" throws gas on a deadly fire.

Driving Bin Laden: Salim Hamdan

The government accused Osama's chauffeur of being a terrorist. It was up to a team of Seattle lawyers to prove otherwise.