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  • Burien man charged after allegedly leaving notes at bus stops seeking to buy girls’ underwear

    TUKWILA, Wash.  — The King County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that  a man who had left notes at bus stops seeking to buy underage girls’ underwear showed up for a meeting with an undercover detective with a gun, machete, hatchet and camera. Darren Frederick Jones, a  42-year-old man identified as a Boeing employee from Burien, was arrested last Wednesday and charged with child sex-related crimes. He has been released on $50,000 bail. The investigation began when high school students reported […]

  • Victim shot, wounded during street robbery on Olympia’s west side, police say

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — A male victim was shot and wounded during a robbery on Olympia’s west side Monday night, police said. The police department said detectives didn’t have much information but that officers were called at 8:08 p.m. to the intersection of Conger Avenue NW and Division Street after a shot was fired. The police department tweeted that it was a “robbery,” and a spokesman added that it began as an unknown “sale transaction that went bad, and the person […]

  • Missing 15-year-old Arlington girl found safe in Lake Stevens

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office on Monday night said a missing 15-year-old girl, Lilly Potter, was found safe in Lake Stevens after a tip from someone who saw the “missing” post on social media. The sheriff’s office said Lilly was transported to a hospital for observation. Lilly was last seen in the 28700 block of State Route 9 in Arlington at around midnight Sunday, the sheriff’s office said. Search and Rescue units searched for Lilly around noon […]

  • British ‘Adventureman’ plans to run across US to raise money for kids in hospitals

    SEATTLE — A British man is going the extra mile to raise money for kids in children’s hospitals. Jamie McDonald, AKA “Adventureman, grew up in and out of hospitals as a kid in Britain because of a rare condition that affected movement in his legs. But now he’s able to run long distances. He recently ran across Canada. And now his goal is to run across the U.S. He realizes it’s quite a big challenge, but said Monday he’s inspired […]

  • Actress arrested in sex trafficking in ‘guru to stars’ case

    NEW YORK (AP) — A television actress best known for playing a young Superman’s close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave “master” recruiting unsuspecting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to the stars. Allison Mack was accused in an indictment unsealed by the federal court in Brooklyn. She entered her plea and was remanded to custody after Judge Cheryl […]

  • Police: Driver in Bothell hits 2 women with his car in different locations, says he did it intentionally

    BOTHELL, Wash. — Police said they arrested a man who struck two women with his car in different locations and told officers he did it on purpose. At about 6 p.m., a man driving a car made a right-hand turn onto 101st as two people were crossing the street in the crosswalk. He struck a woman there and kept driving, police said. He then hit a second woman down the road, turned right again and headed down SR 527 in […]

  • 9 arrested during protest at new King County Youth Detention Center construction site

    SEATTLE  — Nine demonstrators who tried to block construction activity at the site of a new $210 million juvenile justice complex were arrested Friday, Seattle police said. “Three adult women had breached a security fence and entered the construction site” at 14th Avenue East and East Remington Court, police said in a news release. “The women were chained together and refused to leave when asked. This is the first time that protesters entered the construction site with intent to disrupt […]

  • Dogs, cats from Kauai, Hawaii, animal shelter land at Sea-Tac for local adoption

    SEATTLE — Dogs and cats from an overcrowded shelter on tiny Kauai, Hawaii, landed at Sea-Tac International Airport Thursday night. They are in desperate need of new homes after floodwaters on Kauai displaced pets, which, when found, were taken to the already-crowded animal shelter. So to make room, some of the animals already in the shelter were sent to Western Washington. This is the first flight of animals coming from Kauai to local humane societies. The Seattle Humane Society is […]

  • Seahawks single-game tickets for 2018 home games on sale now online

    RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday that single-game tickets for 2018 Seahawks home games are on sale now at www.seahawks.com. The team said fans may purchase a maximum of eight tickets per person. Tickets will be sold at prices that fluctuate based on market demands. The Seahawks said the team on July 23 will make more than 3,400 single-game tickets per game available for $68, which represents the average of  the lowest ticket price in the NFL. The […]

  • Man critically injured in vicious machete and chain attack in Burien

    BURIEN, Wash. — A 39-year-old Burien man coming to the aid of a homeless man being harassed was attacked by two men with a machete and a chain, leaving him critically injured Wednesday, the King County Sheriff’s Office said. Spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott said two intoxicated men came out of a restaurant near SW 148th Street and 1st Avenue SW in Burien and began attacking a passing homeless man, pushing over his bike and cart containing his belongings and his […]