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Superior Court Judge Charles Snyder told DSHS last week that the agency has to actually complete all 21 required foster care reforms before claiming compliance.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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An anonymous requester wants to raise awareness about the privacy of citizens captured in police video. If departments don't like his requests they should "get the laws changed."READ MORE 30 COMMENTS
Requests for hundreds of hours of body camera video are creating major hurdles for police and raising new privacy concerns.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
Mayor Ed Murray suggested that levy planning might begin this fall, but it hasn't.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The Smartypants Guide to November's Civic Cocktail with SPD Chief Kathleen O'Toole and film director Lynn Shelton
Join us for drinks, snacks and smart talk about police issues and indie film-making.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
City Attorney Pete Holmes wants an emergency suspension of the license of Cellars Restaurant and Lounge.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Back in 1900 it was about pot bellies and billy clubs. Today, it's about treating people with respect.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Tackling the flood of Backpage postings, online sex 'hobbyists' and the hidden world of male prostitutes.READ MORE 15 COMMENTS
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that SPD officers' arguments were not supported by the Constitution or case law.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Knute Berger sat down with Robert Mak to explain Seattle's little-known chain gang period.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Hobos, street harassers, pimps, young vagrants .... Seattle didn't take kindly to them in the early 20th century.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
As word of the dire conditions in Seattle's jail and on the chain gang spread, the city's civilizing forces gained steam.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Warrant issued for former Sonic Robert Swift
A $20,000 bench warrant was issued Wednesday morning for former Sonic Robert Swift after he failed to show up in King County Superior Court for his arraignment on a firearms charge.
Darren Wilson gives interview with ABC
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson describes the confrontation with Michael Brown.
The Ferguson decision in Seattle
"The fact that 54% of African American children in the city of Seattle live in poverty compared to 5% of white children says that we have a significant problem in this city," said Mayor Ed Murray.
Link to Officer Darren Wilson's full testimony
Yesterday, the grand jury declined to indict Officer Wilson for the killing of young adult Michael Brown.
BREAKING: Darren Wilson not indicted in the killing of Michael Brown
Vox explains what's happening in Ferguson, and why.
Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign
As a grand jury gets closer to deciding whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally shot Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with Ferguson city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said.
New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities
A new report shows information on Adam Lanza wasn't shared.
Miss Honduras found dead
Two men have been arrested in connection with the deaths of a Honduran beauty queen and her sister.
Netflix postpones Bill Cosby special amid rape allegations
The announcement came just hours after model and TV host Janice Dickinson accused Cosby of sexually assualting her in 1982.
Shades of Amanda Knox case: How Australia convicted a woman wrongly in the '80s
Amid a circus atmosphere, prosecutors came up with a theory that a young mother killed her own child. And it took years for definite proof to emerge that a wild dog had carried the child away, as the mom had said all along.
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