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
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
Washington state's most populous county is closer to narrowing the types of crimes that would hold immigrants in county jail at the request of federal immigration authorities.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Tue, Dec 3 2013 @ 01:18 AM