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Security footage of the Auburn incident Oct. 19 showed three masked men carrying guns and announcing themselves as “Seattle police” prior to attempting to kick down the door. (File photo)

Tacoma man charged in shootout with Auburn homeowner

Faces attempted burglary and assault charges

Security footage of the Auburn incident Oct. 19 showed three masked men carrying guns and announcing themselves as “Seattle police” prior to attempting to kick down the door. (File photo)
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Renton dealer busted with 41 pounds of fentanyl

Man reportedly distributed drugs in the King County area at the direction of his boss in Mexico

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Pilot’s magic mushroom trip leads to charges | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at how an off-duty pilot was charged in federal court after trying to shut down a flight in mid-air.

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Prison bars (File photo)

WA to invest $200 million to address disparities created by “war on drugs”

Dept. of Commerce to establish 17 different grant programs to invest in communities impacted.

Prison bars (File photo)
Dale and Denise Pac in front of their family home. Photo by Keelin Everly-Lang / The Mirror

A lifesaving match made in Federal Way

Unlikely kidney transplant shows these high school sweethearts were meant to be together.

Dale and Denise Pac in front of their family home. Photo by Keelin Everly-Lang / The Mirror
Two 23-year-old residents and 56-year-old James Tatum and his son and daughter were involved in a shootout that killed Tatum. (Screenshot.)

Man killed in shooting outside Renton bank | Video

Fight near ATM leads to shots fired

Two 23-year-old residents and 56-year-old James Tatum and his son and daughter were involved in a shootout that killed Tatum. (Screenshot.)
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King County jail guard reportedly took bribes to smuggle drugs to inmates

Allegedly took in methamphetamine and fentanyl to two inmates at Seattle correctional facility

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Should voters use unofficial ballot drop boxes?

King County does not recommend utilizing third-parties when it comes to ballots and elections.

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Man, 56, dies in Renton shooting | Update

Killed Oct. 28 in the 100 block of Logan Avenue South

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Sound Transit to enforce passenger fares starting Nov. 15

Fare ambassadors to check passengers on Link light rail and Sounder trains

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Aspen Institute honors Green River College on top 150 junior college list

Auburn-based college, with branch campuses in Kent and Enumclaw, eligible for a $1 million prize.

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Unofficial ballot drop boxes open in Enumclaw

It’s unclear what will happen to the ballots if they are dropped off at two private businesses

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Courtesy Photo, Renton Police

Renton Police warn of carjackings

Several recent carjackings and attempted carjackings have occurred in the city.

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Kate Krug, KCSARC’s new CEO. (Courtesy of KCSARC)

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center hires new CEO

“Every year, KCSARC supports 5,000 survivors and their families, helping them find their own resilience to recover, and plays a critical role in supporting our community,” said Kate Krug, the new CEO for KCSARC.

Kate Krug, KCSARC’s new CEO. (Courtesy of KCSARC)
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Individuals crash vehicle into Federal Way’s Poverty Bay Cafe

Security video footage shows truck backing into building causing $20,000 to $30,000 of damage

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Courtesy Photo, Auburn School District

Masked students storm Auburn Riverside hallways attacking others

Principal says: ‘The students are being held accountable for their actions’ on Oct. 16

Courtesy Photo, Auburn School District
An Alaska Airlines plane takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald file)

Off-duty pilot charged after psychedelic mushroom-induced ‘breakdown’

Federal charges detail how Joseph Emerson, 44, tried to shut down the engines of a plane bound for San Francisco.

An Alaska Airlines plane takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald file)
Fatal accident that occurred on Oct. 20 on Maple Valley Highway (Screenshot from Renton Firefighter Union tweets)

Driver dies in Renton crash while fleeing from police

Authorities say the driver reportedly ran a red light and collided with another vehicle on Oct. 20

Fatal accident that occurred on Oct. 20 on Maple Valley Highway (Screenshot from Renton Firefighter Union tweets)
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Video shows Auburn homeowner shooting at intruders

Homeowner fired multiple shots, shattering the glass of their storm door.

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Police nab carjacking suspect | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at how Kent police arrested a carjacking suspect and a two-vehicle collision involving a Renton man.

King County Crime Dive podcast.