Steve Hunter

Regan Wood

Relay for Life of Kent raises nearly $200,000 for cancer research | Slide Show

The Relay for Life of Kent has raised nearly $200,000 so far to support cancer research after nearly 1,600 people attended the 13th annual event last weekend at French Field.

Regan Wood
Stefano Langone

Kent’s Stefano Langone from ‘American Idol’ to appear at Kent Station June 4

Kent's "American Idol" star Stefano Langone will appear from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Kent Station shopping mall.

Stefano Langone
Barbara Dallosto

Relay for Life of Kent cancer fundraiser runs June 3-4 at French Field

French Field at Kent-Meridian High School will fill up Friday and Saturday with more than 1,400 participants in the Relay for Life of Kent, the 13th annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society to support cancer research.

Barbara Dallosto
Alberto Avila-Cardenas

Two men plead not guilty in Kent to triple-murder charges

Two men each pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting deaths of three Pierce County men whose bodies were found in March in unincorporated Kent.

Alberto Avila-Cardenas

Arraignment site changed again for two men charged in triple murder case near Kent

Defense attorneys for the two men charged with the shooting deaths of three Pierce County men whose bodies were found in March in unincorporated Kent argued Wednesday in court that the men should be allowed to wear civilian clothing and not have their faces photographed by the media when they appear Thursday to be arraigned on first-degree murder charges.

Seattle Mist quarterback Angela Rypien prepares to take a snap from center Chelsie Jorgensen at a Lingerie Football League minicamp Tuesday at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

Ex-Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien cheers daughter’s efforts to quarterback Kent’s Lingerie Football League team

Count Mark Rypien, the former NFL and Washington State University quarterback, as a big fan of the women's Lingerie Football League and the Seattle Mist.

Seattle Mist quarterback Angela Rypien prepares to take a snap from center Chelsie Jorgensen at a Lingerie Football League minicamp Tuesday at the ShoWare Center in Kent.
Vendors Ze Lao

Kent Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 4

As many as 50 vendors selling everything from fruits, flowers, vegetables and crafts are expected at the opening Saturday, June 4 of the Kent Farmers Market.

Vendors Ze Lao
Students Landon Yeomans

‘I Am Music Project’ brings tools for teaching to Kent Phoenix Academy | Video

The activities are all part of the new "I Am Music Project" course at Kent Phoenix Academy, the Kent School District's alternative high school on the East Hill.

Students Landon Yeomans

Kent man and former federal employee sentenced for lying on disability forms; claimed deceased mother as dependant to boost payments

A 71-year-old Kent man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to one year of probation, a $2,000 fine and 100 hours of community service for false statements regarding federal worker’s compensation benefits.

Stephanie Mendoza

Arraignments rescheduled for two men charged with triple murder near Kent

Two men charged with the shooting deaths of three Pierce County men whose bodies were found in March at a nursery in unincorporated Kent had their scheduled arraignments Thursday rescheduled for June 2.

Stephanie Mendoza
A flatbed truck crashed into a power pole at about 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the 9600 block of South 240th Street in Kent. The driver suffered non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by Kent Police.

Truck damages power pole in Kent; driver suffers non-life threatening injuries

A flatbed truck crashed into a power pole at about 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the 9600 block of South 240th Street on the East Hill in Kent.

A flatbed truck crashed into a power pole at about 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the 9600 block of South 240th Street in Kent. The driver suffered non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by Kent Police.
Kent's Stefano Langone returns along with the other top 13 finalists to perform on the season finale Wednesday night of 'American Idol.'

Kent’s Stefano Langone returns Wednesday night to ‘American Idol’

Kent's Stefano Langone will return Wednesday night to the season finale of "American Idol" to perform with the other top 13 finalists.

Kent's Stefano Langone returns along with the other top 13 finalists to perform on the season finale Wednesday night of 'American Idol.'
Auburn Police arrested James Anthony Mills

Update | Auburn Police arrest Kent teen in connection with deadly shooting

Auburn Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Monday night at a relative's house in Kent for investigation of second-degree murder in connection with the Sunday evening shooting at an Auburn apartment complex that left a 17-year-old boy dead and two others injured.

Auburn Police arrested James Anthony Mills

Update | Both dogs caught and in quarantine involved in Kent attacks | King County Regional Animal Services

Regional Animal Services of King County continues to look for a dog that bit a man and killed a small dog Monday afternoon on the East Hill near 94th Avenue South and South 222nd Street.

Brenna Benson

Dancer Brenna Benson wins ‘So You Think Kent Has Talent’ competition

Brenna Benson, a 15-year-old dancer, won the inaugural "So You Think Kent Has Talent" competition Saturday night at the Kent-Meridian High School Performing Arts Center.

Brenna Benson

Kent man pleads not guilty to stabbing of three women in Des Moines

A 20-year-old Kent man pleaded not guilty Monday to three counts of first-degree assault for allegedly stabbing three women May 8 in Des Moines.

Federal Way man pleads not guilty to Metro bus shooting in Kent

A 22-year-old Federal Way man pleaded not guilty Monday to first-degree assault with a firearm enhancement in connection with an April 20 shooting on a Metro bus in Kent.

Kent Police shot and killed a man armed with a shotgun or rifle at about 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Kent Transit Center on Railroad Avenue in downtown Kent. Two patrol cars responded to the initial calls of a man with a gun

Inquest ordered into fatal Kent Police shooting of armed man at Kent Transit Center

King County Executive Dow Constantine Friday ordered an inquest into the May 4 shooting death of Robert Raucci by a Kent Police officer. The 58-year old Kent man was fatally shot in a confrontation with police involving a shotgun at the Kent Transit Center in the 300 block of Railroad Avenue in downtown Kent.

Kent Police shot and killed a man armed with a shotgun or rifle at about 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Kent Transit Center on Railroad Avenue in downtown Kent. Two patrol cars responded to the initial calls of a man with a gun
Jason Garcia

‘So You Think Kent Has Talent’ competition hits stage May 21

Fifteen finalists will compete in the first "So You Think Kent Has Talent" competition at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Kent-Meridian High School Performing Arts Center.

Jason Garcia

Horseplay with vehicle leads to serious injury of man in Kent

Apparent horseplay between several friends led to a 20-year-old Kent man being airlifted with a head injury to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he fell off the back of a moving vehicle at about 4:20 p.m. May 18 in the 27000 block of 128th Place Southeast on Kent's East Hill.