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Carjacking suspect admits to killing; claims he was high on drugs, court documents say

KENT, Wash. — Gurkeerat Kainth, the suspect in Monday's deadly carjacking, was charged Thursday for murder in the second degree, unlawful possession of a firearm in the second degree and theft of a motor vehicle, according to the prosecutor's office.


King County deaths (04/17/2019)

Piechura, Edward Bogdan, 60 , of Seattle, Dec, 08. Tuengel, Thomas Gene, 68 , of Seattle, Dec, 16. Rezny, Antonin, 58 , of Seattle, Jan, 21. Bradford, Tom, 71 , of Seattle, Jan, 30.


Former criminal arrested in Kent carjacking-murder case

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in the carjacking in Kent, Washington, that ended with the death of a 38-year-old man. KOMO reports the suspect is a 23-year-old Kent man.


Over 500 homeless Renton students ‘not a crisis’ say school officials

As “snowmageddon” approached the region in February, Diane Dobson posted a number on Facebook. It was a number that shocked many in the community: 464 Renton School District students at the time were homeless.


Emergency Lanes Closures On NE 3rd In Renton For Sewer Repair

RENTON, WA — Northeast 3rd Street east of I-405 is undergoing emergency repairs that will require most lanes to be closed. It's unclear at this point how long the closures will last.


Renton warehouse sells for $15M

RENTON — A warehouse/distribution center at 3324 Lind Ave. S.W. in Renton has sold for $15 million, according to King County records. The seller was Renton Distribution Center LCC, which acquired the property in 2012 for $5.3 million.


Man dies when vehicle overturns

A 21-year-old man died Wednesday when the vehicle he was in overturned into a water-filled culvert on Pioneer Highway about 6 miles south of Mount Vernon. According to the State Patrol, the man and 21-year-old Zoe Danieli of Bellevue were in a 2008 Subaru Outback when it turned off the highway onto


Video Shows Renton Bank Robbery In Progress, Police Seek Tips

RENTON, WA — Renton police are hoping someone has information about a bank robbery that happened in March involving a well-disguised robber who was also wearing a very noticeable reflective vest.


New shuttle service brings transit customers to south Seattle light rail stations

It's now easier than ever to take transit into downtown from southeast Seattle and Tukwila. This week, a new on-demand shuttle service called Via was launched to bring customers within a certain service area (defined in the map above) to and from five Link light rail stations.


See Inside 'Om Shanti' Mega-House On Lake Washington

BELLEVUE, WA - It's unclear why this home is named after the mantra "Om Shanti," but perhaps the mega-rich owner is a fan of mediation or yoga. Whatever the reason, this house is among the biggest for sale in the state of Washington right now.


We Found 7 Spots To Sleep In The Trees In Washington This Summer

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the joy of sleeping in nature without the actual camping part — or if you’re ready to try something more unique than a standard hotel stay — spending the night in a treehouse will be a pleasure. And while a trip to Treehouse Point in the Snoqualmie area is always


Gov. Inslee asking for lawmakers to fund 2 new ferries

SEATTLE — Lawmakers in Olympia are trying figure out how the state will fund two new Washington State ferries. In June the fleet will lose a vessel. This comes as ridership soars.


Man injured in shooting at Federal Way residence

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A 46-year-old man was injured in a shooting Thursday at a Federal Way residence, police said. Officers and medics responded to the scene, in the 30000 block of 2nd Place SW, at about 1:15 p.m. after receiving reports that a family member had found the victim suffering from a gun


Carjacking, murder suspect jailed on $1 million bail

SEATTLE -- The 23-year-old suspect accused in the murder of Jered Sperling was scheduled to face a judge Thursday afternoon. He waved his first appearance, but a King County judge found probable cause to hold him on $1 million bail.


GM: Yes, Seahawks listening to trade offers for Frank Clark--as they do for anyone

Russell Wilson got his record cash. That’s the world in which Seahawks and general manager/lead contract negotiator John Schneider is immersed this spring. The GM’s next is Frank Clark.


‘Epic’ new Key Arena set to open Summer 2021 after cost overruns and slight delay

SEATTLE - For the first time Thursday, the public gets a peek inside Key Arena since it was shut down for redevelopment. “I think we are going to build one of the greatest buildings in the world,” Seattle Hockey Partners CEO Tod Leiweke said.


Nurse shifts would be limited to 8 hours under new Washington bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. - A bill affecting all nurses in Washington state is one step closer to becoming law. House Bill 1511 would ensure meal and rest breaks are protected and uninterrupted. Now, a new amendment limits how long they can actually work.


Seattle police arrest man on robbery warrant, find stolen credit cards

SEATTLE - Officers with the Seattle Police Department arrested a 50-year-old man Wednesday who had a robbery warrant out for his arrest. Police said the manager of a business in the 9100 block of Aurora Avenue called to report a disturbance after the man threw items that narrowly missed employees.


Monk Attacked At Gas Station Near Seattle

BURIEN, WA — A 72-year-old Christian monk was randomly attacked at a gas station in Burien on Tuesday morning, according to police. The King County Sheriff's Office has released an image of the suspect in the hopes someone recognizes him.


Heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms for some areas Friday

SEATTLE -- The weather will change this weekend from cloudy and wet to some nice, sunny periods. Friday starts out wet for most of us, but Seattle gets the least amount due to the rain shadow. A strong Convergence Zone forms mid-morning near Seattle and that means we will have a few hours of heavy r