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Bellevue couple meets 911 operator who saved husband’s life

As Jessie Woolley-Wilson hugged her dog, Sonny, and listened to paramedics repeatedly shock her husband with a defibrillator, she couldn’t help but fear her family was about to become a little smaller.

Date: 06/07/2016 | Northwest

Bellevue man sentenced to 8 years for Silk Road role

A former Bellevue resident who assisted in the management of an illicit good website called the Silk Road 2.0 was sentenced to eight years in prison on Friday.

Date: 06/07/2016 | Northwest

Hate speech spurs Bellevue College students to question safety

Bellevue College administrators and students are working to combat a series of derogatory messages that were scrawled over campus, which students say they were not made aware of in a timely manner and are now questioning their safety.

Date: 06/02/2016 | Northwest

Bellevue man challenges denial of firearms license

SEATTLE — A Bellevue gun collector once detained as a material witness in the slaying of a federal prosecutor in Seattle is suing the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Date: 05/22/2016 | Northwest

Hate crimes investigated in Bellevue incident

Bellevue Police are investigating two hate crimes in which a man threw a sign at Black Lives Matter advocates that read “I hate n******” and “black lives aren’t worth s***” and a church’s Black Lives Matter sign was slashed.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Northwest

Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing workers charged in prostitution case

Six additional men — including a high-ranking Microsoft employee, a former Amazon director and a Boeing engineer — were charged last month in connection with the sex-soliciting group that was raided by law enforcement earlier this year.

Date: 05/18/2016 | Northwest

Bellevue more diverse than Seattle, Everett, Tacoma

The city of Bellevue is one of the most diverse in the state, according to a new ranking released last week.

Date: 05/17/2016 | Northwest

Nearly every Bellevue school has lead in water

SEATTLE — Drinking water tests this month in Bellevue schools found unsafe levels of lead in the water from at least one fixture or fountain in almost every building in the wealthy suburban district where nearly every building is relatively new.

Date: 05/13/2016 | Northwest

Man pulled from lake near Shelton dies

SHELTON — Authorities say a 22-year-old Bellevue man pulled from a lake in Mason County has died.

Date: 05/11/2016 | Northwest

REI plans to move headquarters to Bellevue from Kent

SEATTLE — Officials with REI said they’ve chosen Bellevue as the site of their new headquarters.The Seattle Times reports the outdoors co-op headquartered in Kent since 1988 has been looking for a new campus.

Date: 03/31/2016 | Business Wire

Hit-and-run driver in Bellevue nearly kills woman on bike

BELLEVUE — Police say a woman riding a bicycle in Bellevue was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver and thrown 100 feet.

Date: 03/23/2016 | Northwest

Lender must pay homeowner $213,000 for emotional distress

SEATTLE — A nationwide mortgage lender is appealing a $213,000 emotional distress judgment awarded to a Bellevue mom who was fighting to keep her home.

Date: 03/06/2016 | Northwest

T-Mobile profit triples as it keeps adding customers

NEW YORK — T-Mobile US Inc.’s fourth-quarter profit nearly tripled, topping Wall Street expectations as the company added 2.1 million customers during the period

Date: 02/18/2016 | Business Wire

FBI: Washington boys located in Mexico in safe condition

BELLEVUE — The FBI says two brothers missing from Bellevue since August have been found in safe condition in Mexico.FBI officials said in a news release that 15-year-old Sage Cook and 9-year-old Isaac Cook were located by authorities in Mexico’s Sinaloa state.

Date: 02/13/2016 | Northwest

4 years for ex-Bellevue man whose fraud case spurred law changes

SEATTLE — A man whose unauthorized use of his clients’ money prompted changes in Washington state law has been sentenced to four years in prison — even more than federal prosecutors asked for.

Date: 02/13/2016 | Northwest

Bellevue Maggiano’s closed for suspected norovirus outbreak

BELLEVUE — Health officials have closed a Bellevue restaurant to investigate a suspected norovirus outbreak that may have sickened up to 50 people at a private event.

Date: 01/26/2016 | Northwest

Bellevue police will take fresh look at cold cases

BELLEVUE — Bellevue Police have assigned a detective to take a fresh look at several unsolved homicides and missing person cases including the 2011 disappearance of Sky Metalwala, 2.

Date: 01/19/2016 | Northwest

Bellevue man accused of stealing military-style firearms

SEATTLE — A Bellevue man has been accused of stealing military-style firearms, body armor, silencers, ammunition and tactical gear from a Seattle storage facility.

Date: 01/14/2016 | Northwest

Bellevue police find man, daughter who were missing

BELLEVUE — Police say they have located a Bellevue man and his 14-year-old daughter after the man left a note saying he was never returning home.

Date: 12/22/2015 | Northwest

Bellevue police car hits pedestrian lying in the street

BELLEVUE — Bellevue police say a man sitting or lying in the street was hit by a patrol vehicle early Sunday morning.

Date: 12/06/2015 | Northwest

Suspected driver arrested in deadly Bellevue hit-and-run

BELLEVUE — Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Bellevue.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Northwest

Bellevue police official resigns over lights, siren misuse

BELLEVUE — A Bellevue police official with the department for over 20 years has resigned after admitting he used lights and sirens to maneuver through traffic to get his son and his friends to a school event.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

Bellevue doctor sues patient over negative Yelp review

BELLEVUE — A Bellevue doctor has filed a defamation lawsuit over a negative review one of his patients left him online.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

Expedia to buy HomeAway for $3.9 billion

NEW YORK — Travel booking site Expedia said it’s buying short-term rental marketplace HomeAway for $3.9 billion to boost its presence in the vacation rental market.The Bellevue company said Wednesday it’s paying roughly $38.31 in cash and stock for each share of HomeAway, of Austin, Texas.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business Wire

Fired janitor awarded $650K in case against Bellevue businessman

SEATTLE — A Bellevue businessman has been ordered to pay his former employee $650,000 over allegations that he told the janitor to learn English or lose his job.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

Expedia beats 3rd quarter profit forecasts

BELLEVUE — Expedia Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $283.2 million.The Bellevue-based company said it had profit of $2.12 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $2.07 per share.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Business Wire

Driver’s education student crashes car through Bellevue window

SEATTLE — A 30-year-old woman, who had just arrived for a lesson at 9-1-1 Driving School in Bellevue, hit the gas instead of the brake.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Northwest

1 arrested in Bellevue for Sept. assault, burglary in Monroe

EVERETT — Another suspect in a September shooting and beating near Monroe is in custody.Jordan Jensen-Green, 31, was arrested on warrants for investigation of assault, robbery, burglary and possessing drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Snohomish county Jail on Friday.

Date: 10/10/2015 | Local News

Grizzlies battle, fall short

No. 2 Bellevue holds off No. 7 Glacier Peak 24-6

Date: 10/02/2015 | High Schools

FBI expands search for missing Bellevue boys

BELLEVUE — The FBI has expanded its search for two missing Bellevue boys to include Canada and Tijuana, Mexico, as well as southwestern states.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

Bellevue police say driver didn’t yield, likely causing crash

BELLEVUE — Investigators have determined the likely cause of a crash in Bellevue that killed a 2-year-old girl who was in a stroller on the sidewalk.

Date: 09/30/2015 | Northwest

Child in stroller killed when car, SUV collide in Bellevue

BELLEVUE — Authorities in Bellevue say a 2-year-old girl in a stroller was killed when a sport-utility vehicle crashed with a smaller car and pushed it onto the sidewalk.

Date: 09/29/2015 | Northwest

Expedia closes deal to buy Orbitz travel site

CHICAGO — Orbitz Worldwide was officially bought by former rival Expedia on Thursday, a day after federal regulators dropped an objection to the $1.6 billion merger.

Date: 09/17/2015 | Business Wire

Climber who died at Mount Rainier National Park identified

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK — Officials with the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office have identified the climber who suffered a fatal fall in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend.The News Tribune of Tacoma reported that the climber was Timothy Hagan, 62, of Bellevue.

Date: 09/16/2015 | Northwest

Man extradited from Mexico to be arraigned for Bellevue rape

BELLEVUE — Bellevue police say a 32-year-old man who fled to Mexico to avoid facing child rape charges has been extradited from Mexico. Victor Cerda is to be arraigned Tuesday in King County Superior Court.

Date: 08/31/2015 | Northwest

Sen. Marco Rubio in Washington state to raise money

BELLEVUE — Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is in Washington state to raise money for his presidential bid.

Date: 08/10/2015 | Northwest

Two men involved in hash-oil explosion sentenced to 3 years

SEATTLE — A federal judge has sentenced two men to three years in prison for allowing another man to manufacture hash oil in their Bellevue apartment in 2013.

Date: 07/21/2015 | Northwest

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