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Steel Lake in Federal Way reopens after closure caused by raw sewage leak

Here’s how to stay safe while cooling off this summer.

 

SKFR engine. Mirror file photo

Boy, 14, loses hand while reportedly playing in Federal Way with fireworks

Another 10-year-old boy also suffered minor injuries.

 

Federal Way police officers investigate a crime scene in 2019. Olivia Sullivan/staff photo

Federal Way police have a plan for responding to active shooters

School resource officers (SROs) at each high school in the Federal Way school district are armed.

 

Selena Taylor, left, and Betty Taylor speak at the June 7 Federal Way City Council meeting about Ezra Taylor, who was fatally shot in Sept. 2021. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

Family of man shot outside Des Moines bar accepts Federal Way proclamation

Part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Selena Taylor, left, and Betty Taylor speak at the June 7 Federal Way City Council meeting about Ezra Taylor, who was fatally shot in Sept. 2021. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
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Red, White & Blues Festival returns in Federal Way

The free festival includes live music, a fireworks show and more on July 4.

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New rescue boat ‘Zenith’ expected to make regional impact

Vessel will serve communities beyond South King Fire’s main jurisdictions of Federal Way and Des Moines, including Vashon Island and Maury Island.

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Elected officials, school board members and school leaders cut the ribbon on May 11. FWPS photo

Federal Way district celebrates new Thomas Jefferson High School | Photos

The original school was built in 1968; new campus opened in fall 2021.

Elected officials, school board members and school leaders cut the ribbon on May 11. FWPS photo
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Man fatally shot by King County Sheriff’s Office deputies identified

Cicero Sanchez, 31, was shot in Federal Way on May 4.

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Roommate accused of shooting, dismembering Federal Way man

Police found trash bags of human remains inside the apartment, charging documents state.

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King County SWAT member fatally shoots suspect in Federal Way | Update

Near northbound I-5 off-ramp to South 317th Street

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Driver in critical condition after semitruck rolls, catches fire in Auburn

A bystander, who is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, pulled the driver out of the flames, officials say.

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Police investigating homicide after man found dead inside Federal Way home

Roommate arrested after victim’s family finds signs of violent assault, police say.

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Diane Renee Erdmann and Bernard Ross Hansen. Photos courtesy of FBI

FBI searching for Auburn couple convicted for fraud, skipped sentencing

The two were last seen leaving a Federal Way hotel on May 1.

Diane Renee Erdmann and Bernard Ross Hansen. Photos courtesy of FBI
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Dick’s Drive-In to open new location in Federal Way

This will be Dick’s ninth burger restaurant; plans to open in 2023.

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Teen wanted in deadly World of Weed shooting arrested in Kent

The teen also faces charges for a February pawn shop robbery in Federal Way

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Federal Way high school graduations coming back to Kent

Ceremonies set for June 12 at the ShoWare Center after two years away due to COVID-19

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What should Sound Transit name Federal Way’s light rail station?

Public input wanted on two name possibilities.

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Teen arrested in string of armed robberies; police search for 2 more suspects

Suspects had been charged with robbing a Federal Way pawn shop; both teens reportedly cut off their home monitoring devices.

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Des Moines man, 22, dies after crashing vehicle into tree along SR 18

Early Monday morning in Federal Way

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Kent man charged after allegedly pointing loaded gun at woman

The incident occurred at a Federal Way apartment complex on March 27.

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