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Suspect sought in State Route 167 road rage shooting near Renton

Driver reportedly frustrated when unable to pass another car during March 25 incident

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A red-light camera sign at Pacific Highway South and Kent Des Moines Road in Kent. File photo

New state law gives green light to more traffic cameras

The move comes as roadway deaths in the state have hit historic highs.

  • Mar 28, 2024
A red-light camera sign at Pacific Highway South and Kent Des Moines Road in Kent. File photo
Sen. Javier Valdez, D-46

Bill providing support for victims of hate crimes signed into law

Hotline to be created to report hate crimes and bias incidents; bill sponsored by state Sen. Valdez

Sen. Javier Valdez, D-46
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Man, 66, dies in Renton crash

Police say it appears the man had a medical episode; officers identify stolen vehicle backed up in traffic

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Tacos from the Mariners Food Preview Event. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Mariners unveil new ballpark eats for 2024 season

A couple of our reporters headed to T-Mobile Park to see if the Mariners’ food budget was as tight as their player free agency budget.

Tacos from the Mariners Food Preview Event. Ben Ray / The Reporter
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Police arrest suspect in shooting of two men in Federal Way

On March 20, officers arrested a 52-year-old Federal Way man.

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Stride Bus Rapid Transit Line on I-405 corridor.

Future Renton, Tukwila transit centers get millions in federal funding

The rapid bus transit centers are intended to help reduce congestion along the I-405 corridor.

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Stride Bus Rapid Transit Line on I-405 corridor.
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Auburn Food Bank officially opens new home

$800,000 anonymous gift gives the food bank about five times as much space.

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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.

King County Crime Dive podcast.
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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