Steve Hunter

Smoke shoots out of a Kent apartment complex Friday morning in the 1600 block of Maple Lane. The fire damaged three units.

Kent apartment fire displaces 15

Nine Kent adults and six children were displaced by an apartment fire at about 8:51 a.m. Friday in the 1600 block of Maple Lane in the Kent Valley.

Smoke shoots out of a Kent apartment complex Friday morning in the 1600 block of Maple Lane. The fire damaged three units.

Beware of scam in Kent for picking up tree limbs

Kent city officials sent out a scam alert Friday morning via Twitter about someone with a white truck and a Kent logo offering to pick up tree limbs for $25 cash.

Four Kent-Meridian students expelled for lunchroom fight

Four Kent-Meridian High School students were expelled after two fights broke out in the school lunchroom.

Pedestrian killed by motorcycle on Kent’s West Hill identified | Update

A 68-year-old man was killed in Kent after being struck by a motorcycle while trying to walk across Pacific Highway South at about 8:43 p.m. Tuesday.

Two men convicted in Lowe’s retail theft ring

Two cousins and leaders of a more than $100,000 retail theft ring that targeted Lowe's stores were convicted by a jury Wednesday at U.S. District Court in Seattle of 16 federal felonies.

Kent Downtown Partnership and the Greater Kent Historical Society are looking for groups to preserve the old Kent train station.

Groups looking to preserve old Kent train station

A drive is underway to preserve the old train station in downtown Kent.

Kent Downtown Partnership and the Greater Kent Historical Society are looking for groups to preserve the old Kent train station.

Volunteers count 104 Kent homeless people

Kent had 104 homeless people during the 32nd annual One Night Count in King County by volunteers.

Kent Police Blotter report.

Man struggles with Kent officers outside bar | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of DUI, resisting arrest, harassment and possession of drug paraphernalia after an incident outside of the Central Avenue Pub.

Kent Police Blotter report.
Water over the roadway caused a large pothole on Southeast 256th Street between 146th Ave Southeast and 151st Place Southeast which has the road closed Tuesday

Kent reopens SE 256th Street after emergency repairs; 148th Avenue SE still closed | Update

Kent city road crews reopened Southeast 256th Street between 146th Avenue Southeast and 151st Place Southeast Tuesday afternoon after closing the street several hours for emergency repairs.

Water over the roadway caused a large pothole on Southeast 256th Street between 146th Ave Southeast and 151st Place Southeast which has the road closed Tuesday
Metro Transit will change a couple of bus routes in Kent starting in June.

Metro Transit’s Kent bus service to change in June

A couple of Kent bus routes are part of the Metro Transit service changes starting in June that were approved unanimously Monday by the Metropolitan King County Council.

Metro Transit will change a couple of bus routes in Kent starting in June.
Trucks line up last weekend at Kent's Russell Road Park during a free wood debris recycling event to handle trees knocked down during the snow and ice storms.

Kent’s storm wood debris recycling event attracts 1,006 vehicles

Kent and other King County residents have done a lot of cleaning up of trees and branches after the snow and ice storm.

Trucks line up last weekend at Kent's Russell Road Park during a free wood debris recycling event to handle trees knocked down during the snow and ice storms.
Kent Police Blotter report.

Woman arrested for harassment at Kent AA meeting | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a woman for investigation of harassment after she reportedly interrupted an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting Jan. 17 in the 300 block of Third Avenue South.

Kent Police Blotter report.
Seattle Mist cornerback Ericka Smith was named to the All Fantasy second team in the women's Lingerie Football League. Three other Mist players also made the All-Fantasy Team.

Four Kent-based Mist players make Lingerie Football League All-Fantasy Team

Four Kent-based Seattle Mist players were selected to the women's Lingerie Football League All-Fantasy Team for the Western Conference.

Seattle Mist cornerback Ericka Smith was named to the All Fantasy second team in the women's Lingerie Football League. Three other Mist players also made the All-Fantasy Team.

Kent man among 20 busted by DEA for drug trafficking

A 36-year-old Kent man was among 20 people arrested and charged for drug trafficking Wednesday as part of coordinated raids by the Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement agencies in the Seattle and San Francisco Bay area.

Puget Sound Energy contractors work to repair power lines entangled with tree branches Saturday

Numbers tell Kent storm story

The numbers in Kent tell the story about the impact of January's snow and ice storms.

Puget Sound Energy contractors work to repair power lines entangled with tree branches Saturday
Venoy Overton faces an April 2 trial date in Kent for second-degree promoting prostitution.

Kent trial date continued for ex-UW athlete Venoy Overton

The Kent promoting prostitution trial for ex-University of Washington basketball player Venoy Overton has been continued to April 2.

Venoy Overton faces an April 2 trial date in Kent for second-degree promoting prostitution.

Gang member from Auburn convicted of burglary; also charged in Kent jail assault

A King County Superior Court jury convicted a 20-year-old Auburn man and his sister Tuesday for first-degree burglary in connection with an Auburn case.

One Kent street remains closed Wednesday due to fallen power lines | Update

One Kent street remained closed Wednesday because of fallen power lines.

Auburn man injured in Kent after truck collides with train | Update

A 46-year-old Auburn man suffered minor injuries after the tow truck he was driving collided with an Amtrak train in downtown Kent.

Kent could get wind gusts of 45 to 50 mph Tuesday

Gusts of wind up to 45 to 50 mph could strike Kent late Tuesday afternoon or evening.