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Victim chases suspect who stoler her $15,000 purse | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Sept. 17-22.

  • Sep 26, 2019

Interlake senior’s nonprofit addresses two India problems with one solution

More than 600 trees have been planted to help pollution and farmers.

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                                Derya Gurbuz has recycled more than 3,000 tennis balls since last April. She has recycling bins at Edgebrook Tennis Club, Bellevue High School and Sammamish High School.

Sammamish High School senior recycles over 3,000 tennis balls

Derya Gurbuz knew she wanted to do something to prevent tennis balls hitting the trash.

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                                Derya Gurbuz has recycled more than 3,000 tennis balls since last April. She has recycling bins at Edgebrook Tennis Club, Bellevue High School and Sammamish High School.

Seattle leaders, community members learn about armed intruder de-escalation at event

Armed Intruder Safety Practices took place at Crossroads Bible Church on Sept. 11

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$30 car tab proposal returns to ballot in November

Tim Eyman-led initiative would restrict car tabs and transportation benefit districts in Washington.

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Council moves forward with proposed encampment code amendment

A final decision by the council is set for Dec. 9.

Voyeur records woman in changing room | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Sept. 10-14.

  • Sep 20, 2019
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King County alcohol production ordinance could be approved by year’s end

Update to county code has been more than a year in the making.

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Report: Only one use of excessive force upheld by Sheriff’s investigations in 2018

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

KCSO found all but one of the 108 allegations of excessive or unnecessary use of force were justified

The Office of Law Enforcement Oversight has released its annual 2018 report.

Council checks in on status of proposed Sambica Activity Center rezone

The application for the rezoning was filed on Feb. 25.

Eastside Pathways releases community report

The report was released late last month by the nonprofit.

Thief enters business posing as owner | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Sept. 2-8.

  • Sep 13, 2019

Bellevue PD increases emphasis on child sex predators

Police say the number of crime-related tips have prompted the focus.

Bellevue suspect found dead in Seattle apartment

Police say Adam Gua died of a self-inflicted gunshot.

  • Sep 11, 2019

Three additional suspects charged for Bellevue locker thefts

In response of thefts, LA Fitness has installed video cameras at its Bellevue locations.

Bellevue School District pedestrian safety construction projects nearing completion

The projects are benefitting four schools in the district.

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                                Bellevue North Sector Captain Joe Nault, Redmond Police Sergeant AnnMarie Fein and Issaquah Administrative Sergeant Ryan Raulerson were included on the panel.

Panel educates public on Washington state ERPO law

Washington state’s Extreme Risk Protection Order law was put into effect in 2016.

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                                Bellevue North Sector Captain Joe Nault, Redmond Police Sergeant AnnMarie Fein and Issaquah Administrative Sergeant Ryan Raulerson were included on the panel.
In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo

King County allocates $318 million for education

Money will go toward early education and postsecondary support.

In this January 2019 photo, Gov. Jay Inslee visited the new Children’s Home Society of Washington Highline Early Learning Center in Des Moines to applaud the benefits of early education programs and promote his funding proposal to continue to fund programs like it. Sound Publishing file photo