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Kent Police arrest street racer for reckless driving | Police Blotter

Police arrested a man for investigation of reckless driving after he reportedly raced against another car on the streets of north Kent. A Kent Police officer on patrol in the area of 62nd Avenue South and South 194th Street saw the two cars racing late at night on Sept. 10, according to the police r

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 00:31:00

Study shows potential dam failure could impact more than 25,000 residents

A study commissioned by the King County Flood Control District in the wake of the emergency evacuation of communities near Northern California's Oroville Dam in February is showing the impact that a potential dam failure could have in the region. The report recommends updating emergency action plans

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 22:04:00

Touring choir to give early Christmas present to Kent

The Gracias Christmas Cantata brings a show-stopping musical experience to Kent on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The award-winning choir performs 7 to 9:15 p.m. at the ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St. It is free and open to the public. Presented in association with the International Youth Fellowship (IYF), the

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-18 21:30:00

Kent teacher nominated to KCLS Board of Trustees

Pamela Grad has been nominated to the King County Library System Board of Trustees. "I am happy to sponsor Ms. Grad's appointment to the Library System Board of Trustees and look forward to seeing how she works to serve the residents of King County during her term," said King County Council Vice Cha

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-18 20:30:00

What marijuana? Man claims he was hired to 'water plants'

He was found hiding under a flood tray in a Milton house where hundreds of marijuana plants were growing, but he feigned innocence. The 49-year-old told police he visited from New York last year and ran out of money so he stood outside of Home Depot looking for work. Someone hired the man to "wate

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:44:00

Driver who died after crashing into Tacoma train is identified

A man who died after driving into a slow-moving train in Tacoma early Tuesday has been identified as Wesley Evans. Investigators believe Evans, 28, of Spanaway, did not see the slow-moving train at Lincoln Avenue and Milwaukee Way because it was dark and there were no flashing lights. The collision

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 17:22:00

Train hits car in Tacoma, kills driver

Tacoma police are investigating a fatal crash between a train and car at the intersection of Milwaukee Way and Lincoln Avenue. The crash occurred around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday morning. The male driver died at the scene, according to Tacoma Police spokesperson Loretta Cool. He was the only occupant in t

KING-5 - 2017-09-19 12:06:39

Uber driver faces charges after allegedly raping Renton woman

A Seattle man has been charged with second-degree rape for allegedly attacking a 23-year-old Renton woman in Kent while he worked as an Uber and Lyft driver. Ismael D. Moussaoui, 28, is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent, according to the K

RENTONREPORTER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:00:00

Taco Bell to get rid of drive-thru, add booze in 300 new locations

Taco Bell is planning to open more than 300 new locations with a very different layout, Food & Wine reports. The plans call for the new locations to be "cantina style." They will not have a drive-thru - but they will serve alcohol. "The majority of the new 'urban in-line' locations will serve beer,

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-19 23:38:11

Naval employees fired after Snapchat photos show them flipping off newborn, making baby dance to rap music

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Navy hospital in Florida has removed some employees from patient care after Snapchat photos showed a nurse giving the middle finger to a newborn with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans." Jeanne Casey, spokeswoman for the Naval Hospital Jack

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-19 15:06:58

Dad builds ultimate playhouse for his daughters - and it will blow your mind

Courtesy: Rachel Goldsworthy, Flashes of Life Photography Courtesy: Rachel Goldsworthy, Flashes of Life Photography HIGHLAND, Mich. - A Michigan dad built a playhouse for his two daughters - and it might be the most elaborate playhouse ever constructed. Adam Boyd, 39, owns a construction company and

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-19 20:05:32

Tacoma police investigating deadly crash involving car, train

Q13 News photo TACOMA - Police are investigating a deadly crash between a car and a train Tuesday morning in Tacoma. Authorities were called before 4:00 a.m. to Lincoln Ave. in the New Tacoma area. Few details about the crash were immediately known, but Tacoma police said Lincoln Ave. was closed at

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-19 14:38:50

Daebak Wang Mandoo: Where dumplings are the size of softballs

FEDERAL WAY, WASH - They're the size of a standard softball and weigh two whole pounds. When it comes to traditional Korean dumplings, Federal Way's Daebak Wang Mandoo does not mess around. "Bigger is better. Go big or go home maybe, I guess?" laughed Jimmy Chin. And they've got to go big -- it says

KING-5 - 2017-09-20 02:43:32

Why Connecting Climate Change with Powerful Hurricanes Is Doing More Damage Than Good

NASA/ISSThe cycle of climate news and extreme weather events has been so fast recently; it has been almost impossible to understand the scale of all the events simultaneously. Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, the fires in the Pacific Northwest-and this is just North America and the Caribbean. So ma

THE STRANGER - 2017-09-19 21:16:00

Traveling writer featured at Northwind Reading Series

PORT TOWNSEND - The Northwind Reading Series will feature Finn Wilcox reading from his new book, "Too Late to Turn Back Now," at 7 p.m. Thursday. The reading and book release will be at the Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St. The suggested donation for the reading is $5. All proceeds support the No

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

PAT NEAL: How's the fishing on Enceladus?

IT WAS A rare good week for those of us who call the Earth our home, with the discovery of what could be the next salmon fishing capital of the universe. Let's face it. Lately, the news on our home planet has been getting worse by the minute. It's a perfect storm of wars, pestilence, famine, mass ex

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Early snow could be sign of things to come for North Olympic Peninsula winter

PORT ANGELES - Was the dusting of snow in the Olympic Mountains earlier this week a sign of what's to come this winter? Maybe. Climatologists at the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center are predicting the possibility of a La Nina winter, meaning the Pacific Northwest could face a coole

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Islanders looking to dominate in the pool this season

This year's Mercer Island boys water polo squad will be led by a new head coach - Calvin White. However, White is not new to the Islanders. White served as the girls head coach last spring and the boys junior varsity coach in 2016. He has been involved in the local water polo community for over 30 y

MERCER ISLAND REPORTER - 2017-09-19 19:54:00

Names of officers who fatally shot man in Tacoma released

Tacoma police have identified the three officers who fatally shot a man they say shot at them earlier this month. Police spokeswoman Shelbie Boyd said Tuesday that 35-year-old William Johnson, 38-year-old Matthew Watters and 47-year-old Jeffrey Robillard fired their weapons Sept. 10 at Frankie Santo

OLYMPIAN - 2017-09-20 01:22:00

Bikini bar security kicked out drunken man. Then a rock came flying through the window

A rock crashed through the window of a Tacoma bikini bar moments after a drunken patron was escorted out. Security guards immediately suspected it was the 26-year-old who had been cut off at the bar because he had "caused problems in the past for them," according to court documents. It was just bef

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:50:00