A Republic Services garbage truck was forced to dump 8,000 pounds of recycling along the 4300 block of 136th Place Southeast on Wednesday, after the driver noticed flaming pieces of paper flying out of the rear load container.
The University of Washington has partnered with a Chinese research university to create a graduate institute in Bellevue’s Spring District — with $40 million in foundational backing from Microsoft — that will host international students and faculty set on finding global solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.
Two plumbers working on a commercial building on the 14300 block of Southeast Eastgate Way were rushed to Harborview Medical Center with severe burns after they accidentally struck a gas line that exploded and caught the structure on fire.
The Washington Department of Health’s Board of Naturopathy has charged a naturopathic physician in Bellevue with unprofessional conduct, three years after Steven P. MacPherson allegedly prescribed patients illegal hormone injections marketed and sold as part of a weight loss program.
Sound Transit may still be waiting for authority from the Legislature to seek $15 billion in voter-approved funding for its third set of long-range capital projects, but planning for the future of public transportation remains on schedule.
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church’s plan to construct an affordable housing complex on its Bellevue Way property has the go-ahead from the planning commission, its last hurdle being the city council.
Following a lengthy investigation by the Eastside Narcotics Task Force, two people were arrested at an apartment in the Renton Highlands, where five ounces of heroin and an ounce of methamphetamine valued together at $15,000 were recovered.
A man whose amateur hash oil operation caused a massive explosion and fire that tore through the Hampton Greens Apartments two years ago, leaving several injured – one later dying — was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday.
A Bellevue Police lieutenant is on administrative leave after firing at a suspect who allegedly pulled a modified pellet gun on officers responding to a domestic disturbance in the Lake Hills neighborhood on Friday night.
The Bellevue City Council cleared a land use change and development agreement on Monday to allow for the construction of Intracorp Seattle’s 350,000-square-foot Crossroads Village complex at the former Haggen grocery site.
Fire officials are warning residents in the Puget Sound region about increased fire danger expected this summer due to uncommonly high temperatures and less-than-average precipitation. That danger is expected to increase severely when illegal fireworks start flying for the Fourth of July.
The King County Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday charged a Puesta del Sol preschool teacher’s assistant with communication with a minor for immoral purposes, following several incidences in which he allegedly insisted upon checking a 5-year-old girl’s backside when she finished using the restroom.
One day after reporting two Bellevue spas allegedly used for prostitution had been labeled chronic nuisances, police report Sunnyday Spa’s property owner has terminated the business’ lease. Sunnyday Spa is expected to vacate the building at 4038 Factoria Blvd., by June 15.
Without knowing the majority opinion of its residents, the Bellevue City Council removed Newport Hills from consideration as a target area for multifamily housing on May 26, before outlining its plan for a tax exemption program to increase such development around the city.