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Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

In a letter posted on Microsoft’s website, Ballmer cited a “multitude of commitments” that he’s taken on since retiring as CEO as the reason for resigning. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Schools hope upcoming year is the last on a tight budget

State education funding will appear virtually the same as last year because the legislature sets the budget every two years. But many districts are counting on a much larger infusion of state cash. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Identity theft gang targeting I-5 corridor

Officers say the theft will happen in an instant, especially at parks and community centers where people don’t always think to lock their cars. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

KCSO neck restraint technique raises concerns

From the American Civil Liberties Union to the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight, there’s criticism over the King County Sheriff’s Office training deputies to use a neck restraint technique. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Murder suspect thought victims groomed boys for sex

The suspect in a double homicide in Spanaway told police he believed his two roommates he’s accused of killing were grooming young boys for sex. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Custody battle for Jenise Wright's siblings may take months

It could be October before Jim and Denise Wright can fight to get their children back. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

What role or roles does National Guard play in America?

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Still no traffic plan as Seattle gets more congested

South Lake Union is the fastest growing section of Seattle, but there’s still no concrete plan to address the transportation needs there. One elected official is now calling it one of the top priorities for the city. KING 5’s Chris Daniels reports. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Group protests sheriff's arrest of disabled veteran evicted from home

A demonstration was held Monday against the King County Sheriff John Urquhart for the arrest of disabled veteran Byron Barton. The vet and his family were arrested for trespassing in the house they were evicted from last month. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Bainbridge teen climbs tree to protest development

A young protester is high above the ground on Bainbridge Island, trying to stop a developer from cutting down hundreds of trees. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites