Bellevue http://kplu.org en Cops in schools can’t search without warrants, Wash. high court rules http://kplu.org/post/cops-schools-can-t-search-without-warrants-wash-high-court-rules <p>Police officers working in schools can&rsquo;t necessarily search a student without a warrant, even though a teacher usually can. That&rsquo;s the upshot of a <a href="http://www.courts.wa.gov/opinions/?fa=opinions.disp&amp;filename=862036MAJ">ruling by the Washington State Supreme Court </a>out Thursday, in a case involving a student at Robinswood High in Bellevue and the murky legal realm of cops in schools.</p><p>The Bellevue Police Department has five officers working exclusively in the schools. In this case, one of them caught the student with a bag of marijuana, arrested him, and then searched his locked bag without permission.</p><p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 23:19:58 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5856 at http://kplu.org Cops in schools can’t search without warrants, Wash. high court rules Women say GPS dumped them into Mercer Slough http://kplu.org/post/women-say-gps-dumped-them-mercer-slough <p>Three women in a rental car blame GPS directions for landing them in the water early Wednesday in Bellevue. KIRO-TV reports the women say GPS told them to make a U-turn. They ended up going down a boat ramp into Mercer Slough.</p><p>The women are visiting Bellevue from out of town. Firefighters gave them a ride back to their hotel.</p> Wed, 15 Jun 2011 16:33:43 +0000 The Associated Press 1873 at http://kplu.org Women say GPS dumped them into Mercer Slough Tuesday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-17 <p>Some of the top news stories around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><strong>New Plan to Target Sea Lions</strong></li><li><strong>State House Lays Out a Budget Plan</strong></li><li><b>Bellevue Tackles Steep Rise in Burglaries</b></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Legislators Driving Toward Budget Showdown</strong></p><p>Democrats in the state House of Representatives presented their budget plan for the next two years, slashing nearly $5 billion in spending. Cuts come from many areas, including K-4 education spending, and care for the developmentally disabled. Spared? Enrollment for 25,000 slots in children&#39;s health insurance program, Apple Health for Kids.</p><p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 14:50:34 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1135 at http://kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines Bellevue-based T-Mobile and AT&T agree to merger http://kplu.org/post/bellevue-based-t-mobile-and-att-agree-merger <p>AT&amp;T Inc. and T-Mobile want to merge. Boards of the mobile giants&nbsp;<a href="http://www.techflash.com/seattle/2011/03/att-buying-t-mobile-for-39b.html" style="color: rgb(0, 113, 179); text-decoration: none; ">agreed to a $39 billion deal</a>, announced Sunday, according to&nbsp;TechFlash&nbsp;reporter Greg&nbsp;Lamm:</p><blockquote style="background-image: url(http://www.kplu.org/sites/all/themes/brainy/images/bg-blockquote.gif); background-attachment: scroll; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; border-left-width: 0px; border-left-style: solid; border-left-color: rgb(187, 187, 187); font-style: normal; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 2px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 50px; color: rgb(119, 119, 119); font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px; background-position: 0% 0%; background-repeat: no-repeat repeat; "><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; display: inherit; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(57, 57, 57); line-height: 22px; ">The purchase, still subject to approval by regulatory boards, would create the largest mobile phone company in theU.S.&nbsp;If the deal closes, it would combine the nation&#39;s second- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, creating a company with nearly<strong> 130 million subscribers</strong>, and could lead to higher rates for consumers, experts said.</p></blockquote><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 14px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(57, 57, 57); line-height: 22px; ">Lamm&nbsp;writes that until quite recently T-Mobile, the Seattle area&#39;s remaining major wireless firm, was considered to be in merger talks with Sprint Nextel.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:25:38 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1038 at http://kplu.org Bellevue-based T-Mobile and AT&T agree to merger Monday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/monday-mornings-headlines-2 <p><em>Eyes turn to Olympia&nbsp;on eve of budget talks,&nbsp;Bellevue takes a hit, Pierce County&nbsp;plans protections against nature's hits, &nbsp;and the Huskies fight their way to a Holiday.&nbsp;</em> Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:13:15 +0000 KPLU News Staff 287 at http://kplu.org Monday morning's headlines