Kailan Manandic

A woman takes a photo toward Elliott Bay as Alaskan Way Viaduct traffic rolls past her below ahead of an upcoming closure of the roadway, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Week one of “Viadoom” is viadud on Eastside

WSDOT works with commuters to minimize impacts during Seattle’s longest major highway closure.

 

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Eastside lawmakers sponsor Attorney General bills

The bills focus on gun control, consumer protection and raising vape and tobacco product age limits.

 

Kailan Manandic, Photo Illustration

UPDATE: 911 services partially back online, FCC investigates

CenturyLink and King County report most 911 calls are getting through.

 

Rising rat populations cost locals thousands in repairs

The widespread increase in rat populations has been wreaking havoc in previously untouched areas.

Snowflake Lane attendees can take photos with characters. Thousands of people visit Bellevue Way each winter to watch the live performance at 7 p.m. through Dec. 24. Reporter file photos

Snowflake Lane opens its 17th year with new attraction

Locals will be able to help create the snow that falls during each nightly parade.

Snowflake Lane attendees can take photos with characters. Thousands of people visit Bellevue Way each winter to watch the live performance at 7 p.m. through Dec. 24. Reporter file photos

Shooting victim recovers, suspect appears in court

The suspect shot the victim early Sunday morning in Bellevue.

Assault suspect arrested peacefully after 5-hour standoff

The incident evacuated neighboring homes after police called in a SWAT team.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

‘Porch pirates’ plunder local packages

Eastside police departments spoke on the ‘porch pirate’ problem and ask locals to report the crime.

Police say porch piracy is primarily a crime of opportunity. Many criminals will see a package as they pass by and make quick, easy money. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration
Sky Metalwala has been missing for seven years. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Police plead for help in search for missing boy

Sky has been missing since Nov. 6, 2011 and turned 9 years old on Sept. 2.

Sky Metalwala has been missing for seven years. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue

Prosecutors examine charges against Mylett accuser

The Issaquah woman falsely accused Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett of rape.

Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue

Bellevue police chief Mylett exonerated following Bothell investigation

Mylett has been on paid administrative leave since August and has been reinstated.

Allegations against former Bellevue officer dismissed

The assault, domestic violence and witness tampering charges were dismissed after new information.

Bellevue trustee company settles with servicemembers

The company is being liquidated to repay active servicemembers who were illegally foreclosed on.

Bellevue Police K-9 Jack, shown here with his handler Officer Tim Stoutt, served the residents of Bellevue for more than seven years. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue police honor K-9 who served seven years

Jack, the retired K-9, passed away on Sept. 20, four years into his retirement.

Bellevue Police K-9 Jack, shown here with his handler Officer Tim Stoutt, served the residents of Bellevue for more than seven years. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department
Bellevue police pose with Adem Redzovic, a jiu-jitsu practitioner who was brought in by officer Craig Hanaumi to give a seminar at the BPD. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department and Craig Hanaumi

Now hiring: Bellevue police recruits from all walks of life

While some outreach is focused on the martial arts community, BPD seeks any qualified applicant.

Bellevue police pose with Adem Redzovic, a jiu-jitsu practitioner who was brought in by officer Craig Hanaumi to give a seminar at the BPD. Photo courtesy of the Bellevue Police Department and Craig Hanaumi
The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted a video of the situation as seen through their traffic cameras. Screenshot courtesy of the WSDOT Twitter account

UPDATE: Man peacefully in custody after 520 bridge standoff

Police closed all lanes on the floating bridge after finding an uncooperative driver had a shot gun.

The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted a video of the situation as seen through their traffic cameras. Screenshot courtesy of the WSDOT Twitter account
Old Federal Court House (U.S. Court House) in Seattle. Photo by Joe Mabel

Bellevue CEO faces multi-year visa fraud charges

The CEO of two Bellevue information technology companies fled the U.S. after a complaint was filed.

Old Federal Court House (U.S. Court House) in Seattle. Photo by Joe Mabel

Ex-Bellevue College dean allegedly raped assistant for years

Her attorney said the woman has intellectual delays making it easier for the man to manipulate her.

Secretary of State Kim Wyman certifies Initiative 1639’s qualifications for the November General Election. Shortly afterwards, she was sued by the National Rifle Association and Second Amendment Foundation. Courtesy of the Secretary of State

Bellevue group sues Seattle, supports lawsuit against state

The Second Amendment Foundation recently stood against gun regulations in Seattle and Washington.

Secretary of State Kim Wyman certifies Initiative 1639’s qualifications for the November General Election. Shortly afterwards, she was sued by the National Rifle Association and Second Amendment Foundation. Courtesy of the Secretary of State
Bellevue police arrest the suspect as seen from as seen from King County Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter. Screenshot from the King County Sheriff Air Support YouTube page

Man arrested after two dozen dumpster fires in Bellevue, Redmond

The homeless man set between 22 and 24 dumpster fires before he was arrested by Bellevue police.

Bellevue police arrest the suspect as seen from as seen from King County Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter. Screenshot from the King County Sheriff Air Support YouTube page