Tim Haeck

Inslee proposes plan to charge big polluters to fund budget priorities

Governor Jay Inslee concedes he faces powerful opposition to his plan to charge the state's biggest polluters to raise money for key budget obligations.
7 years ago

State hands out $70 million for statewide bridge fixes

The state is distributing $70 million in federal highway funds to help pay for the repair or replacement of 32 bridges.
7 years ago

Jury convicts former Bellevue developer of tax evasion

A federal jury in Seattle has convicted a former Bellevue developer and lender, who used secret accounts to hide millions of dollars of income from tax collectors.
7 years ago

Exam reveals orca fetus likely died before mother

A detailed examination reveals the likely cause of the death of a pregnant orca found in the waters off British Columbia this month.
7 years ago

‘Tuba Man’ killer pleads guilty in 2012 Munchbar shooting

The man convicted when he was a teenager of killing a popular Seattle street musician has pleaded guilty to murder.
7 years ago

Activist group calls for San Juan whale protection zone

Activists are calling for a limited, whale protection zone off San Juan Island to help the declining local population of endangered orcas.
7 years ago

Twitter posts prompt extra security at Jackson High School in Mill Creek

Extra security is on the campus of Jackson High School in Mill Creek because of disturbing comments posted on social media.
7 years ago

Jury set to deliberate fatal 2012 Seattle traffic shooting

Dinh Bowman, thrill-killer or terrified motorist? Closing arguments are over and jurors must now decide if the murder of a Seattle wine steward in 2012 was the work of a "student of murder" or self-defense by a terrified motorist.
7 years ago

Defense rests in fatal north Seattle traffic shooting

The defense has rested its case in the murder trial of a man charged with shooting another motorist at a north Seattle traffic signal.
7 years ago

Murder suspect defends cleaning car, kill manuals in Yancy Noll trial

The man charged with fatally shooting a wine steward at a Seattle intersection in August 2012 denied that he has a fascination with murder.
7 years ago

Seattle Children’s launches $100 million cancer fundraiser

With the help of a certain local football hero, Seattle Children's Hospital is launching an ambitious fundraising campaign to speed development of a promising treatment for childhood cancer.
7 years ago

New talks Tuesday will try to resolve West Coast port terminals dispute

After weeks of lost productivity, backlogs and finger-pointing, contract talks resume Tuesday between West Coast terminal operators and union Longshore members in Seattle and elsewhere, who are working without a contract.
7 years ago

77-year-old pedestrian killed by teen driver in Bellevue

An 18-year-old Bellevue driver struck and killed a 77-year-old pedestrian this morning at an intersection near I-90 in Eastgate.
7 years ago

Creating a new bicycling culture in Seattle; start with the clothing?

Seattle is building new bicycle paths, dedicated lanes and traffic signals and creating a bike share program, all to make cycling and bike commuting more attractive. But something is missing.
7 years ago

Man charged in Auburn crash that killed four passengers

The suspected driver of a car that crashed in Auburn, killing four passengers, is now charged in their deaths.
7 years ago

1 suspect arrested, 1 still sought in fatal Lakewood home invasion

Police have arrested a teenager in that home invasion robbery in Lakewood this week in which the homeowner shot one of three attackers.
7 years ago

Prosecutor says defendant was on a ‘murder quest’ in Yancy Noll killing

At first, Seattle police thought it must have been road rage. There was seemingly no other explanation for the shooting death of a Seattle wine steward as he sat in his car at a traffic signal in August 2012. As a murder trial gets underway, the prosecutor says it was a random killing, but one that was planned far in advance.
7 years ago

Body of suspect in home invasion dumped in Federal Way

The body found dumped in a Federal Way parking lot Tuesday night is believed to be that of a man involved in a home invasion robbery and assault 20 miles away in Lakewood, according to investigators.
7 years ago

Road rage or thrill killing? Trial for murder of Yancy Noll begins

Jurors were told that the shooting death of a Seattle man waiting for a traffic signal was the act of a stranger obsessed with murder.
7 years ago

Two injured in south Tacoma home invasion, rolling gun battle

One person has been shot and deputies are searching for suspects in a home invasion robbery involving the owner of a marijuana dispensary in South Tacoma that culminated with a "rolling gun battle" Tuesday afternoon.
7 years ago

Union employees strike at 2 Pierce County hospitals

Union employees are conducting a one-day strike, carrying picket signs outside two Pierce County hospitals, demanding new contracts.
7 years ago

Construction milestone: New 520 bridge pontoons reach midspan

Drivers crossing the lake on highway 520 will notice an apparent milestone in the construction of a new floating bridge. But driving on what your tax and toll money is paying for is still more than a year away.
7 years ago

Adult home caregiver arrested for rape of 83-year-old resident

Family members were concerned about the possible abuse of their 83-year-old relative at an Auburn group home. They called police after reviewing images on a surveillance camera they set up in her room.
7 years ago

King County Council to maintain Metro bus service, public health, cops

Metro bus service will stay the same and all King County public health clinics will remain open. The county council is ready to adopt a $9 billion, two-year budget.
7 years ago