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Auburn Police respond to shooting at Lowe’s parking lot on A Street

One person suffered a gunshot wound to the head and is reportedly in critical condition.

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Moriah Hughes is suing Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to protect her from Elihu Rodriguez, who pleaded guilty to felony child rape in 2019 and was ordered to serve five years in prison. Hughes had met him at the South Spanish Congregation in Milton, Washington. (Erick Doxey/InvestigateWest)

How Washington state law lets clergy hide child sexual abuse

By Wilson Criscione, InvestigateWest Nearly 20 years ago, in the aftermath of the Catholic sexual abuse scandal, former Washington state Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson wanted… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2022
Moriah Hughes is suing Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to protect her from Elihu Rodriguez, who pleaded guilty to felony child rape in 2019 and was ordered to serve five years in prison. Hughes had met him at the South Spanish Congregation in Milton, Washington. (Erick Doxey/InvestigateWest)
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Federal plan to handle complaints about voter intimidation or fraud

Assistant U.S. attorney, FBI to respond to Western District of Washington incidents

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State long-term care fund projected to be solvent over long term

WA Cares Fund payroll tax to start in July 2023

  • Oct 26, 2022
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Paine Field in Everett may be expanded as Sea-Tac Airport is nearing capacity; another brand-new airport could be built in Graham, Roy, or Thurston County to also add airport capacity. Photo courtesy Paine Field/Snohomish County

Aviation commission recommends new airport sites outside Enumclaw

Pierce and Thurston county sites under consideration

Paine Field in Everett may be expanded as Sea-Tac Airport is nearing capacity; another brand-new airport could be built in Graham, Roy, or Thurston County to also add airport capacity. Photo courtesy Paine Field/Snohomish County
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‘Yes, you can do that’: Women learn the ropes of fire service at weekend event

South King Fire and Rescue hosted this year’s Women in Firefighting experience event.

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The pink ribbon is a symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which people wear to honor survivors; remember those who passed away from the disease; and to support the progress of defeating breast cancer. Courtesy of Benefits.Gov.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Get to know your lemons

About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.

The pink ribbon is a symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which people wear to honor survivors; remember those who passed away from the disease; and to support the progress of defeating breast cancer. Courtesy of Benefits.Gov.
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Rain in the forecast for Western Washington

Wildfires grow in the North Cascades as a new weather pattern moves in.

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Carey Creek fish culvert in Maple Valley. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

Local officials welcome federal money to fix outdated fish culverts

If repaired, 50 fish culverts of the 3,000 identified would restore 50 percent more salmon habitat.

Carey Creek fish culvert in Maple Valley. (Photo by Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
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Man, 57, charged with murder in Federal Way rock-throwing incident

A man, 33, died four days after he was struck in the head with a rock during an argument

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One of two Federal Way police officers who fatally shot Robert Lightfeather in 2017, Austin Rogers, listens during the inquest into the shooting at the Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center on Monday, Sept. 26. (Kylie Cooper / The Seattle Times)

Federal Way officers justified in 2017 fatal shooting, according to inquest

Robert Lightfeather, 33, was killed after he pointed a gun at police.

One of two Federal Way police officers who fatally shot Robert Lightfeather in 2017, Austin Rogers, listens during the inquest into the shooting at the Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center on Monday, Sept. 26. (Kylie Cooper / The Seattle Times)
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Federal Way man indicted on federal drug, gun charges

Police, FBI also investigating the 31-year-old man in connection to a Nov. 2021 fatal shooting.

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Auburn shooting kills one teen, leaves two others seriously injured

Police don’t have a suspect description in Sept. 23 incident

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Diversity in Law Enforcement Career workshop set by police agencies

Six South King County police departments partner to attract more diverse workforce

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Renton man pleads guilty to unlawful possession of explosive devices

He planned to use Molotov cocktails on a Seattle Police building during the 2020 protests.

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Auburn woman arrested as suspect in fatal hit-and-run

A license plate registered to a car owned by the woman was found at the scene of the Sept. 15 crash.

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Mayors, legislators, county officials pen letter against a large airport near Enumclaw

Urges group studying state airport needs to drop East King County site from consideration

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Sound Transit participates in Rail Safety Week

Emphasis on importance of safety around trains and tracks

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Two men die in two separate hit-and-runs in Auburn

Police arrest suspect in one of the Sept. 14 crashes

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Update: National rail strike averted, Sounder to operate on normal schedule

Commuter line includes stops in Kent, Auburn

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