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.
Joseph Shaun Goodman's eighth DUI arrest places him among a small cohort of chronic drunk drivers. State lawmakers are considering a bill that would make cases like Goodman's felonies rather than misdemeanors. Goodman is set to appear in court Monday. WATCH