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Kent Police crack down on street racing as it spreads across city, region

Parking lots at Dick’s Drive-In, LA Fitness become gathering spots

 

Sound Transit delays construction of Kent parking garage for train commuters

Project placed on pause because of declining revenues due to COVID-19

 

LaPorte to retire as city of Kent Public Works director

11 years as head of department; 31 years with city

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  • Sep 17, 2020

Former Kent pro soccer team owner pleads guilty to rape

Dion Earl, 48, was charged last year in Kirkland case

Arrest made in Kent fatal stabbing | Update

57-year-old man faces potential second-degree murder charge

Closure of 4th and Willis intersection in Kent set for Sept. 25-27

Crews finishing up work on roundabout

SR 410 in Enumclaw to remain closed for several weeks

Rocks and wires down on SR 410 making it unsafe for travel

  • Sep 15, 2020
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Renton woman pleads guilty to purchasing firearms for ‘violent street gangs’

Woman provided the guns to her son, who modified them, sold them to gang members

  • Sep 15, 2020
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Kent man, 18, charged with robbing, beating Uber driver

Attack last month in Seattle

Smoke fills Kent Valley | Photos

From Oregon wildfires

Air quality hits hazardous level in Kent

Conditions remain bad throughout the state because of wildfire smoke

A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb

Antifa isn’t starting Washington wildfires

Online conspiracy theories are spreading as the West Coast burns.

A view of the Palmer Fire, located seven miles southwest of Oroville in north central Washington. Source: InciWeb

Seven decades later, the search for two missing Navy pilots continues

The pilots are thought to have disappeared near Black Lake, northeast of North Bend.

Auburn police in riot gear during a June 2, 2020, protest in the city’s downtown. Photo by Robert Whale/Auburn Reporter

Auburn forms a Police Advisory Committee

Police looking for residents keen to serve on committee

Auburn police in riot gear during a June 2, 2020, protest in the city’s downtown. Photo by Robert Whale/Auburn Reporter

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  • Sep 11, 2020
The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center

The truck of the Renton family as it was found Tuesday. While fleeing the Cold Springs Fire two adults were severely burned and one toddler died. Courtesy photo/Okanogan Sheriff’s Office

SR 410 remains closed between Sumner and Bonney Lake

Sumner Grade Fire burned across highway

Toddler killed as Renton family flees Cold Springs Fire

The parents were severely burned and are being treated at Harborview Medical Center