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Kent Police refutes media outlet’s recent verdict coverage
On Friday, Nov. 16, the Kent Police Department posted the following statement on theirFacebook page,refuting another media outlet’s coverage of a recent jury verdict:
Police Beat: Dead garden gnomes, a church break-in, and a broken family
The man, 53, said he heard pounding and kicking at the front door and saw a woman, his neighbor, knock a flower planter off the front porch. The woman then picked up two garden gnomes from the front walkway and hurled them into the street, where they shattered.
Would-be car thief shot by car owner
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Police say a man who was trying to steal another man's car outside a Federal Way convenience store was shot by the vehicle's owner Friday morning. A 12:50 a.m., a Federal Way officer heard gunshots near 21st Ave SW and SW 356th Street. While investigating, dispatch told the offi
Man sentenced following hit-and-run killing of bicyclist
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No injuries in garage/shop fire in Kent Saturday
Puget Sound Fire is reporting that a detached garage and shop caught fire in the 22600 block of 119th Ave SW in Kent (map below) on Saturday, Nov. 17.There were no injuries.Detached garage and shop fire in 22600 blk of 119 Ave SE. Kent.No injuries.pic.twitter.com/lUyiJpYBH6— Puget Sound Fire (@Puget
Teen attacker in Auburn hate crime sentenced to 13 years in prison
KENT, Wash.- Julian Tuimauga attacked and beat DaShawn Horne -a black man from Auburn- with a baseball bat in January, while shouting racial slurs.There were tears on both sides of the courtroom as a judge decided Friday how much time in prison would be most appropriate for the teen who nearly kille
Kent Winterfest will ring in holidays on Saturday, Dec. 1
Kent Lions’ annual Winterfest will ring in the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 2 – 7 p.m. at Town Square Plaza:
Police: Renton Grandfather Fatally Shot Grandson During Domestic-Violence Incident
A 78-year-old Renton man fatally shot and killed his grandson Saturday night during a domestic-violence incident, according to Renton police, who believe the older man was acting in self-defense.
King County to require warning signs at gun shops and ranges
SEATTLE (AP) — Gun dealers and shooting ranges in King County in western Washington will have to post warning signs about the danger of firearms.TheSeattle Times reportsthat the King County Board of Health voted unanimously Thursday to approve the regulation that will take effect next month.The sign
Mychal Cushman: Wanted 26-time felon’s admitted heroin dealer, car thief
WANTED BY DOC IN SNOHOMISH COUNTY and KENT POLICE —The Department of Corrections says 26-time felon, Mychal Cushman, is an admitted heroin dealer and a car thief.
Woman in Kent hit, killed while pushing children in stroller
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Baby born in the toilet of public restroom at SeaTac International Airport
SeaTac, Wash.- A baby born earlier this week will have quite a story to tell of how he came into the world, in a place you may least expect.
Tonight at 5: Nurse accused of stealing 100s of pills from elderly residents at facility
PUYALLUP, Wash.- A nurse is accused of stealing oxycodone from several patients at a Puyallup assisted-living facility, ranging in age from 65 to 98 years old.
‘Get to Know the Kent YMCA’ at an upcoming info session
Tuesday, Nov. 27: NoonTuesday, Nov. 27: 6 p.m.Thursday, Nov. 29: NoonThursday, Nov. 29: 6 p.m.
VIDEO: For cleaning up Kent, Tom Burkley is a hero
We love Tom Burkley and his seemingly-superhuman, non-stop, generousKent Clean Streetsefforts.
Kent Arts Commission seeks applicants to fill two vacancies
Commitment to the arts in the Kent communityKnowledge of arts issues and events in the Puget Sound regionArts education or experienceAny of the following: public speaking, leadership experience, previous service on boards, commissions or councils, resource development, community involvement
Puget Sound orcas are in town, chasing chum salmon and wowing ferry riders
Southern resident orcas are making waves all over Puget Sound, in a rare extended visit that began Nov. 4 that hasn't let up yet. The orcas have been traveling the central Puget Sound waters, wowing ferry riders, shore-based whale watchers, and orca fans from Tacoma to Vashon Island to West Sound. A
Two arrested in Eastside crime spree that included arson, assault, burglary
BELLEVUE, Wash. - Bellevue police arrested two men in an early morning crime spree that included hit-and-run, assault, arson and burglary. Shortly before 5 a.m. Friday, police received a report of a hit-and-run crash in the 4000 block of 181st Place SE in Issaquah. Final recommendations from orca ta
Seattle has most cases of missing and murdered indigenous women in the country
Change has to start somewhere with someone, and that is why Earth-Feather Sovereign, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, tells her story.
Homeless population in downtown Olympia skyrockets
OLYMPIA, Wash.- City officials said the number of tents has increased tenfold in less than three months, from 30 tents in August to more than 300 tents in November.