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Two victims identified in Kent Valley Motel shooting

Police still looking for shooter

 

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Kent man found not guilty in murder case faces new charges

King County case over; Pierce County prosecutors charge him with robbery, kidnapping, assault

 

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Small plane that crashed in Kent could only make right turns

NTSB releases preliminary investigation report of Jan. 7 crash that injured two men

 

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Son charged with killing Kent teacher to receive competency evaluation

Pierce County judge will decide after evaluation whether man is competent to stand trial

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Kent Police Blotter | Jan. 10-30

Incidents include shootings, store robberies, a dead body, stolen vehicles

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Kent middle school teacher fatally stabbed at her Tacoma home

31-year-old son charged with murder of Cedar Heights teacher Gail Gese, 66

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Eye care product linked to antibiotic-resistant infections

Washington State Department of Health and CDC encourage residents to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears.

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Man, woman killed in double homicide at Kent Valley Motel

Shooting late Tuesday night, Jan. 31 claims lives of Kent man, 43, Alaska woman, 32

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AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a 2018 shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. File photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats advance assault weapons ban, new rules for gun buyers

The measures passed a House committee without Republican support. They are part of a broader agenda to curb gun violence.

  • Jan 31, 2023
  • By Jerry Cornfield jcornfield@soundpublishing.com
AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a 2018 shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. File photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office
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Jury finds man not guilty in 2021 murder at Kent apartment complex

Decides Darian Downing, 29, acted in self-defense in fatal shooting of Marcus Golden, 28

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Leslie Hamada to run for reelection this year to Kent School Board

Voters elected Hamada in 2019 when she ran unopposed

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Sound Transit postpones Kent Sounder parking garage opening to 2027

Fourth delay since agency in 2017 announced 2023 opening; voters approved funding in 2008

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Kent receives $2M King County grant to buy land by Clark Lake Park | Photos

City will own all the property around the lake and keep property from development

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Kent judge releases man from jail in Meridian school incident

Judge says ‘I have no other options remaining;’ family to take man to Eastern Washington

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Newly sworn-in King County Prosecuting Attorney Leesa Manion. (File Photo)

King County’s new prosecuting attorney announces task force units

Leesa Manion said the units are focused on public safety and “King County’s greatest areas of concern”

Newly sworn-in King County Prosecuting Attorney Leesa Manion. (File Photo)
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18 pedestrians in Kent killed by trains from 2019 to 2022

Many safety improvements ahead at track crossings as city leaders seek quiet zone designation

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Kent Police are asking for the public’s help to find Nicole Shives, 34, who is mentally disabled. She’s been missing since Sunday, Jan. 22. COURTESY PHOTO,

Kent Police find missing woman | Update

Mentally disabled woman was reported missing Sunday, Jan. 22 near WinCo; found Jan. 23

Kent Police are asking for the public’s help to find Nicole Shives, 34, who is mentally disabled. She’s been missing since Sunday, Jan. 22. COURTESY PHOTO,
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Kent City Council approves surplus of wetlands near Bridges neighborhood

Land cannot be developed, but a new owner must maintain the property

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Kent pedestrian, 70, dies after collision with vehicle on East Hill

Man was crossing SE Kent-Kangley Road Saturday evening, Jan. 21

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Auburn man, 18, dies in four-vehicle crash Saturday in Kent

Teen was driver of one of the vehicles along Central Avenue South

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