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Federal Way man charged in May killing

Prosecutors believe the man dumped the body of Roman Hurtado Hudai May 20 near Auburn

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Renton woman dies in vehicle collision on Interstate 405

Crash in Renton just before 3 p.m. on June 5

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A State Route 18 sign in Snoqualmie before the SR 18/I-90 interchange. File photo by Conor Wilson/Sound Publishing

Long-term closure of SR 18 truck lane starts June 7

People who use SR 18 near I-90 should plan extra time for their trips, WSDOT says

A State Route 18 sign in Snoqualmie before the SR 18/I-90 interchange. File photo by Conor Wilson/Sound Publishing
King County Crime Dive podcast.

Backpack becomes a murder weapon | King County Crime Dive podcast

In this episode, prosecutors have charged three Auburn residents in a 2022 murder of a Kent man at Southcenter Mall; a man allegedly beat his girlfriend to death with a backpack outside of a Kent 7-Eleven store.

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Photos: Sip & Strut with Pride in Renton

The wine walk in Downtown Renton kicked off Pride Month on June 2.

  • Jun 6, 2023
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
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Nicholas gets nearly 46 years for Federal Way murder of Sarah Yarborough

‘There will be accountability, no matter how many years it takes,’ judge said in court

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A memorial at Stars Bar & Grill includes photos, cards, flowers and trinkets set in reverence of Jessyca Hohn and Katie Duhnke, who were killed just outside the bar May 21. Alex Bruell / The Mirror

Federal Way bar fatal shootings suspect identified; bartenders honored

Stars Bar & Grill customers celebrate lives of Jessyca Hohn and Katie Duhnke

A memorial at Stars Bar & Grill includes photos, cards, flowers and trinkets set in reverence of Jessyca Hohn and Katie Duhnke, who were killed just outside the bar May 21. Alex Bruell / The Mirror
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Auburn Police arrest 2 juveniles in Oregon for fatal shooting

Pair caught day after May 30 shooting in Auburn

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Court denies use of tattoos, prior cases as evidence in Auburn cop’s trial

Jeffrey Nelson is the first officer in state to face a murder charge since the passage of I-940.

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Renton first responders ‘endangered’ at illegal street race in Kent

Both the fire chief and the firefighters union issued statements regarding the May 21 incident.

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Decatur High School senior and “American Idol” contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror

It’s Iam: Federal Way student wins ‘American Idol’

The city of Federal Way is planning a celebration to honor the Decatur High student’s victory

Decatur High School senior and “American Idol” contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror
King County Crime Dive podcast.

‘One-person crime wave’ sentenced for ghost gun and fentanyl | King County Crime Dive podcast

Also in this episode, a 17-year-old boy is injured while “surfing” on a vehicle.

King County Crime Dive podcast.
Heavy traffic northbound on 1-5 in Everett, Washington on August 31, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Go early or late to beat Memorial Day weekend traffic

AAA projects busy airports, ferries and roads over the holiday weekend this year, though still below pre-pandemic counts.

Heavy traffic northbound on 1-5 in Everett, Washington on August 31, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Flowers and candles are left by the door of the Stars Bar & Grill in Federal Way, where two employees were shot and killed early Sunday morning, May 21. A third man was shot and taken to a hospital. ALEX BRUELL, Sound Publishing

2 employees killed, 1 customer injured at Federal Way bar shooting

Police looking for suspect in May 21 shooting at Stars Bar & Grill at 31216 Pacific Highway S.

Flowers and candles are left by the door of the Stars Bar & Grill in Federal Way, where two employees were shot and killed early Sunday morning, May 21. A third man was shot and taken to a hospital. ALEX BRUELL, Sound Publishing
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Three Auburn residents arrested for killing Kent man at Southcenter Mall

Three suspects are ages 20, 18 and 16; Chris Wesolowicz, 30, died in 2022 parking garage shooting

  • May 19, 2023
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Renton woman pleads guilty to embezzling over $3M from local nonprofits

Prosecutors say she used the money for gambling, expensive trips and extensive purchases.

  • May 19, 2023
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Man shot near Fred Meyer gas station in Federal Way

Officers located a man with apparent gunshot wounds around 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 15.

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Police bust couple behind massage businesses | King County Crime Dive podcast

In this episode, a pair of King County residents have been charged with promoting prostitution and operating nearly a dozen Washington state massage businesses as fronts; and Renton police have initiated a homicide investigation into the death of a 17-year-old boy.

King County Crime Dive podcast.
Decatur High School senior and "American Idol" contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror

Federal Way’s Iam Tongi advances to Top 5 on ‘American Idol’

Decatur High School student shows no signs of slowing down.

Decatur High School senior and "American Idol" contestant Iam Tongi sits at home on March 1. His father Rodney spent a bonus from his job as an electrician to buy Iam’s guitar. Alex Bruell / The Mirror
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Documents detail Auburn Police officer’s troubled history

Jeffrey Nelson’s murder trial has been delayed multiple times.

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