The money is part of a new law that compensates people who have been erroneously sent to prison with $50,000 per year of imprisonment.
The machine gun — which is estimated to be decades old and no longer in working order — was found in the waters near the public Angle Lake Park.
A King County sheriff’s spokeswoman says deputies shot and wounded a burglary suspect while another escaped.
Police say the victim warned officers he had a pistol and was holding a realistic-looking pellet gun.
The Office of Financial Management says the 85,800 increase in 2013 was the largest one-year gain since 2008
Church agreed to settle 30 claims filed by men who said they were abused decades ago by staff members at two Catholic schools.
The gunman who killed one student and wounded two others at a small Seattle college last week had stopped taking his medications because he “wanted to feel the hate,” and he detailed his plans in a handwritten journal for two weeks before the attack, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
A suburban Bellevue man accused of killing the 72-year-old aunt he lived with has been charged with second-degree murder.
A King County Superior Judge has struck part of the voter-approved $15 an hour minimum wage measure for airport workers in SeaTac.
A candidate who died in August won election Tuesday to a water district commission in Des Moines with 71 percent of the vote.