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Homeless man who returned $17,000 he found outside food bank hopes to get home with donations

Kevin Booth has enjoyed his time in the spotlight. Two weeks ago, Booth, who’s experiencing homelessness, was recognized for turning in $17,000 in cash he found outside the Sumner Food Bank over the summer.

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-12 16:57:00

Family of Auburn man found dead in trunk asks community for answers

AUBURN, Wash. - The family of the missing Auburn man found dead in the trunk of his car on Thursday pleaded with community members on Monday to come forward with any information they might have about Hector Galeano’s case.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-12-11 06:00:40

A dozen-plus things to do in and around Tacoma this weekend and next

“White Christmas” presented by Tacoma Musical Playhouse. Nov. 23-Dec. 16. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Adult, $31; military, student and senior, $29; child (12 and younger) $22. 253-565-6867. tmp.org.

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-12 15:00:00

Women file civil complaint against former Federal Way basketball star

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A civil complaint has been filed against a well-known former Federal Way high school basketball player. Two women said he filmed them taking part in sex acts and sent the videos around the school.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-12-13 00:56:55

Teen Critically Injured In Renton Shooting

RENTON, WA - A 16-year-old from Auburn was shot and seriously wounded Sunday evening at an apartment complex off SR 900. Two other people were with the teen when one person opened fire on their car around 6:30 p.m.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 15:24:00

A Parkland coffee shop owner was targeted by racism. So the community fought back

John Gore wasn’t sure if he should continue. Months after buying a previously closed coffee shop in Parkland — which Gore renamed and reopened in February — he found himself at a personal and professional crossroads.

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-12 23:15:00

Soggy Weather Drenches Region, Brings Snow to the Mountains

Typically wet conditions will linger over Western Washington for quite some time, but the dreary weather is good news for snow-lovers eager to begin their winter pilgrimages to the mountains.

CHRONICLE - 2018-12-12 20:47:00

Kent Dick's Drive-In Grand Opening This Week

KENT, WA - The newest - and southern-most - Dick's Drive-in restaurant will open in Kent this week. The long-anticipated location along Pacific Highway South is the first restaurant opened by the company since the Edmonds location in 2011.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 21:44:00

Recent acts of hate in Washington are part of a ‘dangerous’ trend

The arrests of nine people in Snohomish County for alleged hate crimes have brought into sharp focus what some are calling a dangerous trend in this country — the rise in acts of hate against others based on race, religion or sexual orientation.

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2018-12-12 14:07:43

Homeless man explains why he returned $17,000 to Sumner Food Bank

Kevin Booth says he faces difficult decisions every day like where to eat or where to sleep. "It gets kind of tiring," said Booth. Booth has been homeless off and on for the last seven years. He has learned to turn to the Sumner Community Food Bank when he's hungry.

KING-5 - 2018-12-12 06:02:00

Teen charged as adult for fatally shooting friend along Marine View Drive in Tacoma

17-year-old Dorricko Jovell Jimerson-Easterling enters Pierce County Superior Court, December 10, 2018. He is accused of fatally shooting his friend in a parked car on Marine View Drive.

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 23:31:00

Overturned semi blocks all lanes of SB I-5 in Tacoma on Tuesday morning

An overturned semitruck blocked all lanes of SB I-5 and two lanes of NB I-5 inTacoma on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred near Yakima Avenue in the area of SR 16. Traffic is being diverted to South 38th Street and SR 16.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-12-11 16:32:09

King County farmers fear code changes will hurt local growers

The rooster crowing at Tuk Muk Farm in Woodinville isn't the only one sounding a wakeup call these days. So is the farmer who raised him. "We are not here to say, no businesses in the valley. Or, we're against wine businesses or anything like that. We are just trying to look out for the fertility of

KING-5 - 2018-12-12 01:12:00

Recent acts of hate part of 'dangerous' trend

LYNNWOOD, Wash. - The arrests of nine people in Snohomish County for alleged hate crimes have brought into sharp focus what some are calling a dangerous trend in this country the rise in acts of hate against others based on race, religion or sexual orientation.

KIRO7.COM - 2018-12-12 04:21:21

King County To Change Force Policy To Include Pointing Gun

WOODINVILLE, WA - The King County Sheriff's Office will change its use-of-force policy to include pointing a gun. The change stems from an incident where a Woodinville detective pulled a gun on a motorcyclist during a 2017 traffic stop.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 17:06:00

Strong Pacific Northwest storm will hit Western Washington Tuesday

A strong storm is expected to hit the Pacific Northwest early Tuesday, which means brace yourself for hard rain, wind and mountain snow. In Puget Sound, winds of 15 to 20 miles per hour are expected Tuesday with gusts up to 25 mph. There will be rain and showers throughout the week and into the next

KIRO7.COM - 2018-12-11 18:39:28

SR 99 Viaduct Closure: King County Offers Carpool App Discounts

SHORELINE, WA - The Alaskan Way Viaduct closure is now just 30 days away. If you haven't started planning your strategy, consider this: King County is offering discounts for commuters who use carpool apps.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 18:06:00

The wait is nearly over: Dick's Drive-In opens in Kent on Wednesday

KENT, Wash. -- The long wait for South Sounders for their own Dick's Drive-In is nearly over as the restaurant announced it will open its Kent location on Wednesday. Burgers will begin being served at 10 a.m. to much fanfare, including bands from Thomas Jefferson and Kennedy Catholic high schools, b

KOMO NEWS - 2018-12-11 09:56:43

A year after deadly train crash, Puyallup man says helping the injured changed his life

Daniel Konzelman of Puyallup was driving to Olympia a year ago when he came upon an Amtrak passenger train that had careened off an overpass, killing and injuring many. What he experienced next changed his life forever.

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 15:00:00

Teenager seriously hurt in shooting in Renton Sunday night

RENTON, Wash. -- Police are investigating a shooting that left a 16-year-old Auburn boy with life-threatening injuries Sunday night at an apartment complex in Renton. The shooting was reported at about 6:30 p.m. in the 600 block of SW 5th Ct., where police found the victim in the driver's seat of a

KOMO NEWS - 2018-12-10 02:36:56