Ashley Hiruko

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

Susan Chen’s story begins as a criminal matter. In 2013 she paid a visit to a King County care facility with her son and saw… Continue reading

 

Bellevue College student arrested in Duvall for allegedly sending threatening email

The school evacuated the afternoon of May 16 and remained closed the rest of the day.

 

Bellevue resident assaulted by multiple suspects in Crossroads area

Too early to say if violence was gang related, police say.

 

Ride-share driver suspected of sexually assaulting Bellevue passenger

Man is also suspect for SeaTac incident.

Police chief: Increased Crossroads violent acts may be gang related

Officers pledge higher presence in neighborhood.

Police investigating Goldsmith park death

Gunshots heard early Wednesday morning.

KBCS: 46 years of promoting unrepresented voices

Two-way platform has allowed station team to bond with listeners.

Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

Dissecting the future of impactful pretrial decision making

Data on inmates not being cohesively collected is needed for decision making, advocates say.

Superior Court judge Veronica Alicea-Galván presides over the courtroom on March 19. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
Fumiko Yarita/staff photo A Metro bus coming out of the Bellevue Transit Center.

Man arrested for ‘racially-fueled’ malicious harassment on Bellevue bus

He allegedly threatened to kill bus rider, called him ‘stupid Hispanic.’

Fumiko Yarita/staff photo A Metro bus coming out of the Bellevue Transit Center.

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.

Issaquah man steals over $100,000 worth of rings, leaves medical card behind

Suspect charged with Bellevue jewelry theft.

Shooting-caused death causes 520 one-lane closure near Montlake

Lane reopened at about 10:40 a.m. Monday.

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                                Bellevue police officer Craig Hanaumi accepts the award named after him during the Bellevue Police Foundation’s fundraising breakfast on March 15.

Police award named after skateboarding cop

Platinum Service Award is now the Craig Hanaumi award.

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                                Bellevue police officer Craig Hanaumi accepts the award named after him during the Bellevue Police Foundation’s fundraising breakfast on March 15.

Kelsey Creek center shooting under investigation

No motive yet for two cars, AutoZone store front hit by gunfire.

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.

Local House reps. vote in favor of removing MMR personal exemptions

Eastside politicians vote overwhelmingly in favor of HB 1638.

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams speaking following his tour at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in Seattle on Feb. 7. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo.
Bellevue pastor Phil Antilla said his support of the LGBTQ community will continue, following a controversial global vote of the United Methodist Church. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo

United Methodist vote has churches’ future in question

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

Bellevue pastor Phil Antilla said his support of the LGBTQ community will continue, following a controversial global vote of the United Methodist Church. Ashley Hiruko/staff photo
Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photo

Examining hate crimes on the Eastside

The Anti-Defamation League has been tracking hate-fueled crimes and incidents to paint a picture of trends in communities.

Mayor John Marchione was among many community members to place their handprints in the wet cement below the new sign at the Muslim Association of Puget Sound in Redmond after the mosque’s old sign was vandalized in 2016. File photo
The graph shows an incline in the number of violent crimes in Bellevue. Graphic courtesy of Bellevue Police Department

Violent crimes on the rise in Bellevue

About 132 instances per 100,000 population reported in 2018.

The graph shows an incline in the number of violent crimes in Bellevue. Graphic courtesy of Bellevue Police Department

Huawei pleads not guilty to stolen trade secret charges

Trial is set for March, 2020.

Chief Hagen and Firefighter Williams accept nearly $2,000 in donations made at the till. $6,000 was raised in total at Nordstrom. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Fire Department.

For Bellevue firefighters, cancer fundraising hits close to home

Responders are fourth on team fundraising chart.

Chief Hagen and Firefighter Williams accept nearly $2,000 in donations made at the till. $6,000 was raised in total at Nordstrom. Photo courtesy of Bellevue Fire Department.