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New Puget Sound Fire engines to hit Kent streets | Photos

Kent will get four new vehicles for East Hill, city of SeaTac one

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Boy, 17, fatally shot in Kent in exchange of gunfire identified | Update

Shooting between subjects in vehicles Feb. 20 along East Valley Highway near South 180th Street

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Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. FILE PHOTO

Discarded cigarette leads to arrest of Kent double homicide suspects

DNA reveals man, woman who reportedly killed two people in January 2023 at local motel

Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. FILE PHOTO
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State Patrol chief thanks public for support of trooper shot in Kent

Trooper’s injuries are not life threatening despite being shot multiple times

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Car damaged by bullets during Feb. 19 Interstate 5 shooting. (Courtesy of Washington State Patrol)

King County Councilmember wants more info about I-5 shootings

The letter, addressed to WSP Chief John R. Batiste, comes in wake of a Feb. 19 drive-by shooting that occurred on I-5 in Tukwila that left a victim in critical condition.

  • Feb 21, 2024
Car damaged by bullets during Feb. 19 Interstate 5 shooting. (Courtesy of Washington State Patrol)
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Kent man, 83, dies after medical emergency while driving on East Hill

Reportedly died from medical issue prior to single-car crash Feb. 2o along 132nd Avenue SE

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Federal Way man faces charges for shooting, injuring trooper in Kent

Trooper reportedly shot nine times Feb. 16 after a struggle following foot pursuit

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Rep. Mia Gregerson. COURTESY PHOTO, Legislative Support Services

Gregerson state bill aims to improve immigration support

Designed to better address needs of refugees, immigrants arriving in Washington state

Rep. Mia Gregerson. COURTESY PHOTO, Legislative Support Services
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Kent man pleads guilty to selling guns to those with criminal histories

Sold more than 100 firearms to those barred from possessing guns

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Puget Sound Energy files two-year rate plan for electric, natural gas

Driven by the state’s clean energy laws, the plan has been filed to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.

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Man dies after shooting in Kent on King County Metro bus

Altercation between two men led to shooting Friday afternoon, Feb. 16

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CCTV footage captured Shellonda Keychell Daniel stealing from Ulta’s Renton location on Dec. 14, 2022. (Court documents.)

Woman stealing spree from local Ulta stores leads to charges

The thefts ranged from individual store losses of $1,042 to $19,459, and the Attorney General’s Office has filed organized retail theft charges.

CCTV footage captured Shellonda Keychell Daniel stealing from Ulta’s Renton location on Dec. 14, 2022. (Court documents.)
Washington Early Support for Infants and Toddlers program advocacy group at the State Capitol for HB 1916. (Photo Courtesy of Kindering)

‘When services decline, it’s the kids who pay the price’

Legislative bill would recover funding for the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers program - and could save the state millions.

Washington Early Support for Infants and Toddlers program advocacy group at the State Capitol for HB 1916. (Photo Courtesy of Kindering)
A screenshot of the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter view of the arrest of a Kent man after carjacking incidents Feb. 13 in Kent. COURTESY IMAGE, King County Sheriff’s Office

Kent man, woman charged in carjackings, stolen vehicles case

Tracking by King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter lasted nearly 50 minutes Feb. 13 across Kent

A screenshot of the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter view of the arrest of a Kent man after carjacking incidents Feb. 13 in Kent. COURTESY IMAGE, King County Sheriff’s Office
Donald Cook. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District

Cook accuses fellow Kent School Board members of improper actions

Claims they made decisions during private executive sessions that should be made in public

Donald Cook. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent School District
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Port Townsend man injured in I-5 hit-and-run crash near Kent

Early Thursday morning, Feb. 15 near South 200th Street; driver flees on foot

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Kent Police Blotter: Jan. 30 to Feb. 10

Incidents include 11 shootings: two at city parks, two at apartments, one at WinCo

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DOJ settles with King County Sheriff’s Office in agreement to improve language access

OLEO has previously expressed concerns about the office’s language access policies.

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Vine Maple Place receives $200,000 grant from KeyBank

Group has centers in Kent and Maple Valley to help families who are homeless

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Man, 21, receives 15 months in Kent 2020 vehicular homicide case

Mother of Kentwood High student killed in crash requested lighter sentence for son’s best friend

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