The Seattle Times Crime section covers law enforcement by police, prosecutors and courts in Seattle, the Eastside, King County, the Northwest and nationwide. Topics include arrests and prosecution of suspects in cases of murder, manslaughter, rape and assault. Other topics are the federal courts; the FBI; Homeland Security; and Justice Department oversight of the Seattle Police Department.
Leo Maddox Schneider, 13, and three other boys were in a car that overturned on Highway 970 near Cle Elum on Aug. 27. The driver of the car has been charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.