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Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.

Former Seattle Seahawks player Richard Sherman charged with five misdemeanors in King County

Charges were filed following an incident at home of Sherman’s in-laws in Redmond.

Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.
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Voters can drop off ballots at Panther Lake Library in Kent

Ballot box moved to new site from Kentridge High School

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Kent School District superintendent Watts to take job in Georgia

Leader survived two controversial votes over past year to keep Kent position

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Kent Police officer saves man from burning vehicle

On West Hill July 9 along Pacific Highway South

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Kent-based Blue Origin announces seat winner on flight to space

18-year-old student from the Netherlands gets first paying seat after high bidder reschedules

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South 216th Street in Des Moines to close for light rail work

Local access only between Highway 99 and Military Road South

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Kent Police Blotter: July 2-13

Incidents include man with knife, fireworks injury, vehicle prowls

  • Jul 14, 2021
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Kent-based Blue Origin to give 19 $1 million grants to space-based charities

Club for the Future foundation received $28 million from winning bid to ride into space

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Most Kent crime numbers up in 2020 compared to 2019

Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs release 2020 crime report

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Prosthetic leg at Auburn Police Department, cops want to know whose

A prosthetic leg arrived at the Auburn Police Department as found property over the weekend. It was found in the 100 block of 2nd Southeast.… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2021

Swat team resolves situation with female suspect barricaded in Auburn home

Around 5:45 p.m. on June 11, an Auburn Police patrol responded to a suspicious circumstance near the area of 112th Place Southeast and Southeast 325th… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2021
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Kent-based Blue Origin to show its first human flight into space on website

Launch scheduled for 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20 from Texas

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Federal Way man injured in Kent crash along Highway 167

Early Sunday morning, July 11 near State Route 516

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Ubax Gardheere, 2021 candidate for the 9th District seat of the Metropolitan King County Council, poses for a photo at Cedar River Park in Renton. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
Ubax Gardheere, 2021 candidate for the 9th District seat of the Metropolitan King County Council, poses for a photo at Cedar River Park in Renton. Photo by Alex Bruell/Sound Publishing
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SeaTac apartment fire seriously injures 2, displaces 85

Arson suspected in three-alarm fire late Saturday night, July 10

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Kent’s River Ridge Elementary to open this fall

New school under construction along Military Road South

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Sound Transit is constructing a 7.8-mile light rail extension from SeaTac to Federal Way, scheduled to open in 2024. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit

Sound Transit to get $158M federal grant for light rail extension

Funds to go toward new $3.1 billion line between Federal Way and SeaTac

Sound Transit is constructing a 7.8-mile light rail extension from SeaTac to Federal Way, scheduled to open in 2024. COURTESY PHOTO, Sound Transit
The Platform Apartments in downtown Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, The Platform Apartments

Kent apartment rents jump 8.7% in June compared to same month in 2020

Median rents are at $1,392 for a 1-bedroom unit, $1,782 for a 2-bedroom

The Platform Apartments in downtown Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, The Platform Apartments
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Property values rise sharply on Kent’s East Hill

Up 16.3% in the Kent Meridian area; 14.7% in the Talbot Hill/East Kent area

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Kent City Council appoints two to Land Use and Planning Board

Sally McDonough and Michael Purewall join seven-member group

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