Steve Hunter

Medical Examiner’s Office identifies Kent man who jumped from window; woman hit by train

The names of the man who died after jumping from an apartment window and the woman hit by a train in Kent were released on… Continue reading

Kent’s Marquee on Meeker apartments could open in 2019

Construction is expected to start next spring on the nearly 500 apartments in Kent that will replace the city-owned Riverbend Golf Complex par 3 course.… Continue reading

Kent Police officer Davis’ statement about Joseph-McDade shooting

Kent Police released several documents about the June 24 shooting death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade on the East Hill after a short vehicle pursuit. Kent Police… Continue reading

Kent Police officer Rausch’s statement about Joseph-McDade shooting

Kent Police released several documents about the June 24 shooting death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade on the East Hill after a short vehicle pursuit. Kent Police… Continue reading

Memorial service held for Kent motorcyclist

Robert J. Groome, 26, of Kent, jumped on his motorcycle for a trip to the store when he somehow crashed into a parked vehicle and… Continue reading

Kent Police release officers’ names; videos, documents in police shooting of Joseph-McDade

Kent Police released the names on Tuesday of the officers involved in the June 24 shooting death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade as well as videos, documents… Continue reading

Tacoma, Kent men receive prison sentences for drug trafficking

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday sentenced the final member of a drug distribution conspiracy, which included a Kent man, to four years in… Continue reading

Freight train kills woman in Kent

A woman died on Sunday after getting hit by a BNSF Railway freight train earlier in the morning in Kent. Reports were received about a… Continue reading

Woman stabs man during dispute in Kent

A woman reportedly stabbed a man during a domestic dispute at about 3:10 p.m. Monday in the 22200 block of 64th Avenue South in the… Continue reading

Kent man dies after leap from third-story window

A 40-year-old Kent man died on Sunday hours after jumping from a third-story window at a Kent apartment complex. Kent Police were dispatched around 1… Continue reading

Kentlake graduate Hoefig chosen Miss Cornucopia 2017

Life is really starting to take off for Tara Hoefig. The Kent Lions Club named the future airline pilot as Miss Cornucopia 2017 on Friday… Continue reading

Kent’s West Meeker Street to get 300 more apartments

Kent city leaders raised concerns about potential traffic problems with the announcement this week that another 308 urban-style apartments could be coming to West Meeker… Continue reading

Kent Police officers involved in Joseph-McDade shooting back on duty

The Kent Police officers involved in the vehicle pursuit and shooting death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade have returned to duty, according to a Kent Police media… Continue reading

Three target Kent City Council seat | Position 4

A new Kent City Council member will emerge from the race among Ronald Johnson, Toni Troutner and Tye Whitfield. The three are vying to replace… Continue reading

Family demands answers about Kent Police shooting death of Joseph-McDade

Sonia Joseph fought through tears as she read a statement outside of the Kent Police Station demanding justice for her son, Giovonn Joseph-McDade, who was… Continue reading

Kent mayoral candidates debate B&O tax revenue spending

The debate about how to spend city of Kent business and occupation tax revenue looms as one of the major differences among the four mayoral… Continue reading

Motorcyclist dies on Kent’s East Hill

A 26-year-old Kent man died after running his motorcycle into a parked vehicle early Tuesday morning in the 27400 block of 145th Avenue Southeast on… Continue reading

Kent Police capture man who shot at neighbor’s house on East Hill | Update

A Monday afternoon standoff with a barricaded suspect at a Kent East Hill home ended with the man being taken into custody. Kent Police took… Continue reading

Kent sets public hearing for Riverbend mixed-use development

Residents can give their opinion to the Kent City Council about a proposed development agreement between the city and a developer to build 500 apartments… Continue reading

Four clash in Kent City Council race | Position 2

The Kent City Council will get at least two new members next year, including one from among the four candidates running to replace Jim Berrios.… Continue reading