sexual abuse

City Councilmember Voices Support for Seattle Mayor
SEATTLE  (AP) — A member of the Seattle City Council is speaking out in support of the city's mayor following a lawsuit accusing the mayor of sexual abuse in the 1980s.
The Seattle Times reports that Councilmember Sally Bagshaw on Friday said she has faith in Mayor Ed Murray and his c…
Lawyer: Effort to Sue Seattle Mayor Hurt by Time Limits
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawyer for an Oregon man says efforts to sue Seattle Mayor Ed Murray 10 years ago over claims of sexual abuse foundered because of statute of limitations issues, not credibility concerns.
The Seattle Times reported Thursday that Brian Williams, a former attorney for Jeff Simpso…
85-year-old Convicted of Child Sex Crimes
TRI-CITIES, Wash. (AP) — An 85-year-old Finley man has been found guilty of charges relating to the sexual abuse of a young girl.
The Tri-City Herald reports that Eugene Lester Standfill was convicted Tuesday of five sex crimes, including child molestation and rape of a child.