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Inquest explores 2019 fatal police shooting in Federal Way

Malik Williams was shot in an apartment parking lot.

 

Courtesy Photo, U.S. Department of Justice

Federal Way man accused of trafficking multimillion-dollars of stolen goods

Alongside a Bellevue man, the pair reportedly would buy stolen goods, then sell them online.

 

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Teen dies in Auburn shooting

Officers responded at 10:45 p.m. July 12 to a shooting in the 500 block of A Street Southeast.

 

A boy picks out Honeycrisp apples for his family at Swans Trail Farms in Snohomish, Washington. Sound Publishing File Photo

Selling Washington’s food and farm products to the world

Department of Agriculture is assembling a program to help promote products grown, raised, caught, baked and brewed in Washington.

  • Jul 17, 2024
  • By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard
A boy picks out Honeycrisp apples for his family at Swans Trail Farms in Snohomish, Washington. Sound Publishing File Photo
John Houston (center) speaks during a post-screening panel discussion for the “King County Reparations Project.” Pictured left to right: Stephanie Johnson-Tolliver, President of the Black Heritage Society of Washington State; Seattle Central College professor Rev. Carl Livingston; Houston; Director Angela Moorer; Former King County Councilmember Larry Gossett. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing

Documentary on reparations includes Renton family’s story

Reparations Project tells the stories of the displacement of African Americans in King County

John Houston (center) speaks during a post-screening panel discussion for the “King County Reparations Project.” Pictured left to right: Stephanie Johnson-Tolliver, President of the Black Heritage Society of Washington State; Seattle Central College professor Rev. Carl Livingston; Houston; Director Angela Moorer; Former King County Councilmember Larry Gossett. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing
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Federal Way woman accused of driving high in fatal crash

Victim was age 19 and died three days after the crash.

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A free CPR training and career fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Fire authorities offer free CPR training, career fair Saturday, July 13

Event open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at accesso ShoWare Center in Kent

A free CPR training and career fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire
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Man, 26, drowns at Gene Coulon Beach in Renton

Renton Police are still investigating.

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U.S. Sen. Patty Murray. COURTESY PHOTO

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray questions whether Biden should stay in race

‘President Biden must seriously consider the best way to preserve his incredible legacy’

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray. COURTESY PHOTO
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Renton motorcyclist dies after colliding with elk, second vehicle on I-90

Woman, 46, struck by another vehicle on freeway July 6 after hitting elk

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Federal Way Police shoot man during a domestic violence dispute

Non-life-threatening injuries to the man at apartment complex.

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Joe Biden and Donald Trump participated in a debate June 27, 2024. (Screenshot from Google Images)

King County politicos share thoughts on presidential debate

“I can tell you who didn’t win the debate, and it was the American public.”

Joe Biden and Donald Trump participated in a debate June 27, 2024. (Screenshot from Google Images)
Fuse Washington created the tongue-in-cheek ‘Save Our Yachts’ website to poke fun at those pushing a ballot measure to repeal the capital gains tax that is paid by the state’s super wealthy. (Screenshot)

Attack websites seep into WA election battles

Such undertakings tend to change few minds and can incite a backlash, especially in communities where negative campaigning is not the norm.

  • Jul 5, 2024
  • By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard
Fuse Washington created the tongue-in-cheek ‘Save Our Yachts’ website to poke fun at those pushing a ballot measure to repeal the capital gains tax that is paid by the state’s super wealthy. (Screenshot)
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Trash and various debris at a Green River homeless encampment in unincorporated King County along 94th Place South between Kent and Auburn.

Landmark Supreme Court decision criminalizes homelessness

In King County, there are about 16,385 people experiencing homelessness on any given night.

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Trash and various debris at a Green River homeless encampment in unincorporated King County along 94th Place South between Kent and Auburn.
Courtesy Photo, Renton Police

New technology lets Renton Police track suspects in real time

Renton police say Gladiator Forensics Services allows multiple divisions to more effectively do their jobs.

Courtesy Photo, Renton Police
Traffic backs up on Interstate 5 northbound June 26 in Federal Way after a fatal stabbing in a vehicle. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Department of Transportation

Suspect arrested in I-5 fatal stabbing in Federal Way

19-year-old Patriot Ryan Lemay died from a stab wound to the neck in June 26 incident

Traffic backs up on Interstate 5 northbound June 26 in Federal Way after a fatal stabbing in a vehicle. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Department of Transportation
Selena Taylor on the bench that honors her son Ezra Taylor, who was killed by gun violence in 2021. Photo by Keelin Everly-Lang / The Mirror.

Family of gun violence victim helps Des Moines community and others

Aims to reduce violence in memory of Ezra Taylor, who died in a 2021 triple shooting outside bar

Selena Taylor on the bench that honors her son Ezra Taylor, who was killed by gun violence in 2021. Photo by Keelin Everly-Lang / The Mirror.
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New mental health treatment facility opens in Renton

The first patients are scheduled to move in July 8 from Olympic Heritage Behavioral Health in Tukwila.

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Traffic slows as it moves around the bend of northbound I-5 through north Everett on May 22, 2024. (Sound Publishing file photo)

Washington’s population exceeds 8 million

More than 68% of the growth occurred in the state’s five largest metropolitan counties

  • Jul 1, 2024
  • By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard
Traffic slows as it moves around the bend of northbound I-5 through north Everett on May 22, 2024. (Sound Publishing file photo)