A Renton man who collected his late father’s Social Security checks for nearly two decades has been sentenced to a year in prison.
Prosecutors say the 47-year-old man stole more than $1.4 million from his company by submitting expense reports that either falsified or inflated the amounts to which he was entitled
Police and federal agents arrested 24 people Tuesday in raids in the Seattle area and northern California to bust a ring accused of illegally distributing the painkiller oxycodone.
The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Mayor Mike McGinn over allegations that Seattle police officers regularly use excessive force. McGinn is due to respond this week to DOJ demands for reforms in the Police Department.
The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle says more than 40 people have been arrested in Western Washington and elsewhere in two drug trafficking investigations.