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Dump truck driver dies in Kent crash on State Route 167 | Update

Blown tire leads to single-vehicle crash Wednesday, Sept. 6 near Willis Street

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Kent 911 call about suspicious vehicle leads to arrests

Man, woman were passed out in vehicle at East Hill gas station

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Residents walk the grounds of the future East Hill Community North Park in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter

City of Kent receives $800,000 park grant from King County

Funds to be used to develop East Hill North Community Park in Panther Lake

Residents walk the grounds of the future East Hill Community North Park in Kent. FILE PHOTO, Kent Reporter
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Kent-based Puget Sound Fire firefighters assist with Maui rescue efforts

Three men return home after emergency response to wildfires

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Kent Police Blotter: Aug. 7-28

Incidents include shootings, carjackings, robberies, Amazon bomb threat

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Second young man dies from injuries in Kent crash along Canyon Drive

Kenyan community mourns deaths of Timothy Mwangi, 18 and Dennis Ndungwa, 22 in Aug. 28 collision

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Kent bicyclist, 27, killed in collision with box truck | Update

Man identified as Carlos Gutierrez-Tinsley by medical examiner

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Son charged with killing Kent teacher remains in custody at state hospital

Michael Gese accused of murdering Gail Gese in February at her Tacoma home

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(Courtesy of Puget Sound Fire.)

Collision with injuries in Kent

Two vehicles collided on Aug. 24 in the 11400 block of Kent Kangley at Southeast 114th Street, hospitalizing one. Puget Sound firefighters treated one person… Continue reading

(Courtesy of Puget Sound Fire.)
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Kent Police offer safety tips to reduce residential burglaries

Good outside lighting in front, back and sides of home one step to take

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Kent Police seek public’s help to find vehicle reportedly used in home invasion

Suspects allegedly entered West Hill home and later might have broken into East Hill home

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Auburn woman, 18, dies in one-car crash in downtown Kent | Update

Female passenger identified in vehicle driven by 18-year-old Tacoma man that crashed into a tree

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Bags of meth seized by law enforcement agencies that were concealed in a mattress box. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, DEA

Kent man gets 10-year sentence for distributing fentanyl, meth

Had direct contact with suppliers in Mexico

Bags of meth seized by law enforcement agencies that were concealed in a mattress box. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, DEA
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Kent man, 22, dies in two-vehicle collision along Canyon Drive | Update

Man identified; sedan left the roadway in Monday evening, Aug. 28 crash

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Kent woman receives 3-year prison sentence for embezzlement

Stole $2.5 million over 10-year period as an Everett company accounting manager

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Firefighters rescue two adults, infant from Kent apartment fire

Three were on third-story balcony at Berkeley Heights Apartments during Aug. 26 fire

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Report details King County Sheriff’s Office misconduct complaints

King County’s Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) has released their annual report on the King County Sheriff’s Office’s use of force incidents and investigations… Continue reading

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King County Council approves Board of Ethics rule changes to increase transparency

The legislation comes after reports that the board lacked access to relevant information.

  • Aug 28, 2023
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Housing costs, homelessness among top issues in WA, survey says

Statewide, a majority of respondents to Department of Commerce survey agree that rent prices are too high and it costs too much to buy a home.

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Edith Claver, 60, lived in Des Moines when she went missing from Renton on Nov. 27, 2009. Photo courtesy of National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)

While many were found, work remains to protect Indigenous people

There are 23 missing Indigenous people across King County.

Edith Claver, 60, lived in Des Moines when she went missing from Renton on Nov. 27, 2009. Photo courtesy of National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)