Department of Justice http://www.kplu.org en Seattle and feds strike a deal on police reform http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-and-feds-strike-deal-police-reform <p>The city of Seattle and the U.S. Department of Justice have <a href="http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/media/PDF/120727Summary-DOJSeattleAgreements-FINAL.pdf">struck a deal </a>on how to reform Seattle&rsquo;s police department. The agreement heads off a threatened civil rights lawsuit against the city.</p><p> Sat, 28 Jul 2012 00:19:43 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5758 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle and feds strike a deal on police reform AT&T, T-Mobile merger could have big impact on Wash. jobs http://www.kplu.org/post/att-t-mobile-merger-could-have-big-impact-wash-jobs <p><span face="">The justice department is suing to block AT&amp;T&rsquo;s acquisition of Bellevue-based T-Mobile USA, arguing it&rsquo;s a bad deal for consumers. But here in Washington, an even greater threat is the impact the merger could have on local jobs and the economy.</span></p><p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 23:42:11 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2500 at http://www.kplu.org AT&T, T-Mobile merger could have big impact on Wash. jobs Helping refugee women fight domestic violence http://www.kplu.org/post/helping-refugee-women-fight-domestic-violence <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-966900.mp3</p><p>Refugees face a lot of stress.&nbsp; They&rsquo;re usually escaping war or poverty.&nbsp; They land here unable to speak English and without a means of support.&nbsp; But for some women, there&rsquo;s the additional burden of domestic violence. Tue, 03 May 2011 18:33:31 +0000 Paula Wissel 1527 at http://www.kplu.org Wood carver's killing subject of federal review http://www.kplu.org/post/wood-carvers-killing-subject-federal-review <p>&quot;<a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/home/index.html">We have nothing to hide</a>&quot; &ndash; those were the words of Seattle&#39;s chief of police yesterday.&nbsp; The department is under fire.&nbsp;</p><p>The questions stem from<a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/438039_investigation01.html"> a federal review of the fatal shooting</a> of a first nation&#39;s wood carver last August, as well as what many people perceive as a prior pattern of&nbsp; abusive violence against minority groups.</p> Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:08:58 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1122 at http://www.kplu.org Wood carver's killing subject of federal review