law and justice http://www.kplu.org en King County prosecutor resigns after police investigation http://www.kplu.org/post/king-county-prosecutor-resigns-after-police-investigation <p>A King County prosecutor who police began investigating after the arrest of a former University of Washington basketball player has resigned. <a href="http://is.gd/aGMlxA">The Seattle Times reports</a> 33-year-old Leah Altaras resigned Sept. 6.</p><p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:11:54 +0000 The Associated Press 6318 at http://www.kplu.org Inquest begins into shooting of Seattle woodcarver http://www.kplu.org/post/inquest-begins-shooting-seattle-woodcarver <p>King County's inquest into the death of native woodcarver John T. Williams at the hands of a Seattle policeman is expected to last all week. The fact-finding work will <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kplu/news.newsmain/article/2367/0/1695073/Law.and.Justice/Seattle.Police.Chief.on.Fatal.Shooting">review last August's shooting</a>, and will determine whether prosecutors bring any charges against Officer Ian Birk.</p> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 15:48:06 +0000 KPLU News Staff 506 at http://www.kplu.org Inquest begins into shooting of Seattle woodcarver