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King County reduces jail population by more than 600

At facilities in Kent, Seattle


King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest man after I-5 standoff in Kent

Incident began in Issaquah early Tuesday morning


Amazon says its taking ‘extreme measures to ensure the safety of employees’ at Kent site

Fulfillment Center employee tested positive for COVID-19; facility remains open


State unemployment insurance applications jump 843 percent over previous week

133,464 new claims due to COVID-19 related layoffs

Former Kent pro soccer team owner to face Kirkland rape charge

Dion Earl extradited from Arizona while doing time for sexual assault

King County COVID-19 deaths increase by 10 to 56

Number of county cases up 44 to 562

City leaders upset at county’s plan for quarantine facility in Kent | Update

King County releases details about purchase of Econo Lodge

King County police agencies issue 1,100 citations to drivers using cellphones

King County law enforcement agencies issued more than 1,100 citations over the past six weeks to drivers for the use of cellular phones.

State liquor board staff recommends re-filing proposed recreational marijuana rules

Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) staff will recommend the board re-file the rules necessary to implement Initiative 502 to allow time to consider recent input on the sale and production of recreational marijuana.

State Liquor Control Board issues draft rules for recreational marijuana market

Now's the time to let the State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) know your opinion of the proposed rules for the state's new recreational marijuana market.

Regional Animal Services of King County to waive late fees in April for pet licenses

Pet owners on Mercer Island and much of King County can take advantage of a one-month “license amnesty period” in April and bring their expired pet licenses up to date or purchase new tags for animals not currently licensed without facing late fees or other penalties.

State lottery to award two trips to Seahawks game at Tukwila’s Southcenter mall

People can start lining up at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 in Tukwila at the Westfield Southcenter Kiosk for the state lottery to try to win a trip for two to the Seattle Seahawks NFL playoff game Sunday at Atlanta.

King County traffic deaths, homicides decline in 2011

King County saw the fewest traffic deaths and homicides in more than 10 years in 2011, according to the King County Medical Examiner's (KCME) Annual Report released Thursday, Nov. 15.

Urquhart to announce if he will run for sheriff

Islander and former King County Sheriff media spokesman, John Urquhart, to announce plans Tuesday in Seattle