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Ideal Option treatment center and lab building. (Photo courtesy of Ideal Option)

New addiction treatment center opens in Renton

Overdose deaths see record numbers in King County.

Ideal Option treatment center and lab building. (Photo courtesy of Ideal Option)
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One dead, one injured in Federal Way shootings

Federal Way Police say they have found a connection between the two incidents.

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KC Sheriff’s Office sues over Burien encampment ban

Office of Law Enforcement Oversight director calls Burien’s ordinance “unconstitutional.”

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Construction sign on SR 18. (Cameron Sires/ Sound Publishing)

Stakeholders seek task force for I-90/SR 18 projects

The goal is to bridge communication among cities and residents affected by the construction.

Construction sign on SR 18. (Cameron Sires/ Sound Publishing)
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Federal Way woman killed in Tukwila crash

Along State Route 599 on Monday, March 11

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Fish culvert in Issaquah. (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)

King County fish culvert plan falls short in project prioritization

KC Auditor says that the county is doing lower priority projects first, putting higher ones at risk.

Fish culvert in Issaquah. (Cameron Sheppard/Sound Publishing)
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn presents to Renton City Council on March 4. (Screenshot from Renton City Council video)

King County Councilmember presents public safety issues facing the region

Reagan Dunn spoke to the Renton City Council about substance abuse and crime trends in the county.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn presents to Renton City Council on March 4. (Screenshot from Renton City Council video)
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Missing Renton business owner found dead in Mexico

Friends reported Reyna Hernandez missing Feb. 28

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King County Crime Dive podcast.

Carjackers caught after pursuit | KC Crime Dive

In this episode: Kent Police arrested two men for investigation of robbery after a reported carjacking early Feb. 26 on the West Hill and a vehicle pursuit into Auburn.

King County Crime Dive podcast.
King County Crime Dive podcast.

Cigarette leads to arrest of murder suspects | KC Crime Dive

In this episode: A discarded cigarette found by detectives outside the Kent Valley Motel helped lead to the arrest of a Seattle man and woman for allegedly killing two people Jan. 31, 2023, inside a room at the motel.

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King County Sexual Assault Resource Center releases report case outcomes

Report reveals outcomes for 408 sexual assault victims in 2021 backlogged court cases.

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The Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. FILE PHOTO

Florida couple charged with kidnapping baby from Federal Way

Both plead not guilty March 7 in Kent courtroom

The Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. FILE PHOTO
King County Crime Dive podcast.

Double murder charges for white supremacists | KC Crime Dive podcast

In this episode: King County prosecutors have charged a Snohomish man with the Nov. 2023 murders of a man and woman near Renton — and charged a Tulalip man with assisting in hiding the bodies. Prosecutors also charged one suspect with animal cruelty in the first degree for the killing of the horse.

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Renton’s new minimum wage goes into effect July 1

City’s rate will be one of the highest in the nation.

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Legislature OKs initiatives on police pursuits, income tax, parental rights

Few restrictions on police pursuits; income tax prohibited; parental rights clarified

  • Mar 5, 2024
  • Wire Service
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Comic book collection is still a staple of Emerald City Comic Con. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.

Fandoms converge at Emerald City Comic Con

Even with big names at this year’s con, locals brought the good vibes to the nerdy weekend.

Comic book collection is still a staple of Emerald City Comic Con. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
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Unknown vandals hit Renton apartment complex

15 vehicles damaged in Feb. 28 incident at Bella Vista apartments

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Surveillance footage from April 2023 shows burglars using a truck to yank an ATM through the doors of the Puerto Vallarta restaurant in Twin Lakes in Federal Way. At the time of this incident, the restaurant had seen five break-ins in two months. (File photo)

Federal Way businesses sound off on crime and safety

Police and city leaders join discussion with local business representatives.

Surveillance footage from April 2023 shows burglars using a truck to yank an ATM through the doors of the Puerto Vallarta restaurant in Twin Lakes in Federal Way. At the time of this incident, the restaurant had seen five break-ins in two months. (File photo)
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Senators sponsor bill to get cash out of the cannabis industry

Dozens of cannabis dispensaries have been robbed in recent years while the laws force the shops to be cash-only.

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Two people shot, injured at Renton encampment

Investigators arrest a 31-year-old man in Feb. 27 shooting

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