A SWAT team had an unarmed Russell Smith cornered in a dead-end street. Next week a jury will be asked: Should he have died? After Russell Lydell Smith was shot to death in his car outside his Columbia City home in March by a Bellevue SWAT team, Seattle Police, who were also on the scene, said the officers were forced to shoot because Smith seemed ... (more)
Seattle Weekly, Tue, Dec 3 2013 @ 10:15 PM
Metro Transit held the first of its public outreach meetings on the proposed drastic cuts to service at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Tuesday, Dec. 3 Metro has said that service cuts could begin in June as other funding runs out, and would be phased in over time unless the legislature takes action to pass a transportation package.
The Highline Times, Wed, Dec 4 2013 @ 10:02 AM
The former executive director of the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee was sentenced this afternoon to 25 1/2 months for embezzling up to $330,000 in campaign contributions to fuel his alcohol and gambling habits.
Seattle Times, Tue, Dec 3 2013 @ 07:01 PM