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Kent Police make two arrests in fatal shooting at motel

Kent Police have arrested two men in the shooting death of a man in a motel room earlier this month. Stonney Marcus Rivers, 50, and Theneious Swafford, 47, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder of David A. Cabrera, 24, of Federal Way, according to police. Rivers is a convicted felon who

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:30:00

Kent City Council approves B&O tax hike to help fund parks

Kent's business and occupation (B&O) warehouse square footage tax will double starting in 2019 to bring in about $3 million per year to help pay for parks maintenance and other capital improvement projects. The City Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday night to approve the tax hike, initially proposed by Ma

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 21:35:00

Reports: 1 of 2 accused in Kent slaying was granted clemency

Stonney Rivers was released from prison in 2015 after receiving a life sentence in 1996 By Lynsi Burton, SeattlePI Two men face life sentences if convicted as charged in the Nov. 2 slaying of David Alonso Cabrera at a Kent motel. One of the defendants could even receive his second life sentence. For

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2017-11-22 10:43:19

Kent City Council favors property tax hike

The Kent City Council decided to go all in on raising property taxes. Although a formal council vote won't be taken until it adopts the 2018 budget adjustment on Dec. 12, the council unofficially agreed at its Tuesday meeting to raise property taxes next year by using the city's full banked property

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 23:50:00

Kent Sister City group seeks teens for cultural exchanges with China, Japan and Norway

A Norwegian group performed last year in Kent to help raise money for the Kent Sister Cities program. Courtesy Photo The Kent Sister Cities Cultural Exchange program is accepting applications from Kent teens interested in an international experience and the opportunity to learn about another country

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 23:33:00

Kent Downtown Partnership prepares for the holidays

Each year the Kent Downtown Partnership takes it upon itself to wrap light poles in historic downtown Kent. This season is no exception. KDP board members, staff and volunteers began holiday preparations on Monday, wrapping garland around light poles in downtown. The volunteers also included Bryon F

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

Public can help, donate to the Fill The Boat Food Drive

Gonnason Boats and business partner Bjornson Marine have teamed up for a donation drive to support the Kent Food Bank. The public is invited to donate canned foods, toiletries, diapers, formula, etc., in the Fill The Boat Food Drive for the holidays. Donations can be dropped off during working hours

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-23 05:30:00

Talon tale: largest hawk in North America featured at Wings of Fall program

Craig Moran, a zookeeper, curator and falconer for 30 years, describes the life of a ferruginous Hawk to visitors at the Puget Sound WildCare in Kent on Sunday. The 27-year-old female hawk, the largest of its kind in North America, was the star of the center's Wings of Fall event. Moran has worked a

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 17:10:00

A Thanksgiving Tradition and the Woman Who Makes It Happen in Berwick

BERWICK - A Thanksgiving tradition marked it's 108th year Thursday in Berwick. "It's such a tradition. I'd say that people who grew up in Berwick don't know anything else but to get up Thanksgiving morning, watch the race and then go home for dinner," said Margaret Livsey. In Berwick, being home for

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-11-23 19:52:26

Plan to burn flag may hit snag

SUNBURY - Political activist Gene Stilp's intent to seek permission from Union and Northumberland County commissioners before setting fire to a confederate flag/Nazi flag this coming Tuesday on the steps of courthouses in Sunbury and Lewisburg may have hit a significant snag. Commissioners in Northu

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-22 00:49:00

Retiree encourages seniors to get active

DANVILLE - It takes about 30 seconds to realize C.S. Rohr thoroughly embraces life. With an infectious laugh, he entertains, amuses and brings a message about living well to senior citizens. The retired Bloomsburg University professor spoke to seniors from Catawissa, Wilburton and the Danville area


Bloom to 'lock down' school

BLOOMSBURG - Bloomsburg school officials promised a crowd of about 50 parents Monday night they would "lock down" the high school today and Wednesday as a... BLOOMSBURG - Bloomsburg school officials promised a crowd of about 50 parents Monday night they would "lock down" the high school today and


Man waives right to hearing after fleeing

DANVILLE - A Williamsport man will face further court action for allegedly using a false name and fleeing from police. Trequan S. Anderson Sr., 24, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday before Montour County District Judge Marvin Shrawder. He was returned to the county jail. He faces char


BJ's demolition complete in Danville

DANVILLE - The Washies Fire Company was called to help as the demolition of BJ's Steak and Rib House was completed Tuesday morning in Danville. The company responded with its Squrt engine to keep the dust down, fire company captain Joseph Stigerwalt Jr. said. The two-story building was completely do


Speakers teach students about online safety

DANVILLE - Second-graders crinkled paper up in a ball and another student tried to flatten it out. "Try to smooth out all the wrinkles," Deana Carson, Evangelical Community Hospital educator, said Monday in the Danville Primary School. She used the experiment to demonstrate that once something is po

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-22 15:35:00

Community comes together for Diwali

DANVILLE - About 250 people celebrated Diwali - one of India's biggest celebrations - with food, music and dancing. The event Saturday night in Danville's ballroom was sold out with a waiting list, said Amishi Khara, an organizer from the Danville area. Although Diwali was actually observed in Octob


Two late-night crashes snarl traffic in Rochester

Police said a 24-year-old driver from Kent traveled east on Lakeshore when he crashed into another driver, 26, head-on. Both drivers became trapped in their cars. Firefighters freed them. Both drivers are expected to survive. The cause of the crash continues. A little under two hours later, Rocheste

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-22 10:29:00

'Felony Lane Gang' hitting Monroe, Livingston and Ontario counties

ROCHESTER-They steal your checkbook and identification then have a prostitute go to the bank, disguised as you to get your cash! Investigators believe a group known as the "Felony Lane Gang" which moves up and down the east coast is currently hitting the Rochester area. The thieves have recently sma

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 02:24:00

Deputies: Woman walking dog shot, killed in hunting accident

A hunter accidentally shot and killed a woman walking her dog in Chautauqua County, our affiliate WGRZ reports. Deputies tell them 43 year-old Rosemary Billquist was shot Wednesday evening in the Town of Sherman. According to investigators, Thomas Jadlowski fired the shots while hunting deer. They a

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 19:21:00

Deputies: Dundee man was behind the wheel after using drugs

Deputies say they stopped Cadwell in the Town of Milo on Route 14A early Thanksgiving morning. During the stop, deputies say they found Cadwell was impaired by drugs and had three suspensions on his license. After a search of his vehicle, they also found bags with drugs they believe to be heroin and

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-23 19:22:29