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Auburn woman charged in Christmas Eve shooting death in Renton

A 29-year-old Puyallup man fatally shot in a parking lot in Renton.

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State Patrol investigates shooting on SR 18 in Auburn

Shot from a dark green Ford F-250 or F-350 shattered the driver’s-side window.

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The plane door that flew off of the Alaska Airlines flight 1282 Boeing 737-9 MAX found by NTSB investigators in a Portland resident’s backyard. (Courtesy of NTSB)

Passengers sue Boeing, Alaska Airlines after plane door blew out mid-flight

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.

The plane door that flew off of the Alaska Airlines flight 1282 Boeing 737-9 MAX found by NTSB investigators in a Portland resident’s backyard. (Courtesy of NTSB)
A crash killed one early Sunday morning, Jan. 14 along Benson Drive South in Renton. COURTESY PHOTO, Renton Police

Early Sunday morning Renton crash kills one

Single-vehicle crash on Jan. 14 resulted in injuries to multiple occupants, including children.

A crash killed one early Sunday morning, Jan. 14 along Benson Drive South in Renton. COURTESY PHOTO, Renton Police
King County Crime Dive podcast.

Shady contractor | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, Kent Police arrested a 45-year-old man on a $500,000 warrant out of Idaho for rape of a minor and criminal trespassing after he reportedly posed as a contractor to move into a home.

King County Crime Dive podcast.
The City of Renton’s interactive sidewalk map. (Screenshot from City of Renton website)

Renton’s new sales tax will generate millions to fix and build walkways

The city identified 188 miles of missing sidewalks, with about 994,015 feet of walkways still needed.

The City of Renton’s interactive sidewalk map. (Screenshot from City of Renton website)
Auburn High School. File photo

Auburn voters to decide on school district operations levy

District will use the money to fund educational programs that the state does not fund fully or at all

Auburn High School. File photo
State Sen. Joe Nguyen, D-White Center, supports more pay for school board members. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Legislative Support Services

State Senate bill would boost pay for school board members

Current maximum pay is no more than $50 per day and $4,800 per year; Joe Nguyen sponsors bill

State Sen. Joe Nguyen, D-White Center, supports more pay for school board members. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Legislative Support Services
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Seattle woman dies in four-car collision in Skyway

The fatal collision occurred Jan. 9 on State Route 900 near Renton

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State Patrol investigates shots fired on SR 167 near Auburn

Vehicle pulled up next to woman and her boyfriend as they traveled southbound near Ellingson Road

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King County Crime Dive podcast.

Murder for gold | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we explore a Kent man accused of luring murder victims with the promise of gold, as well as the discovery of bones belonging to a victim of the Green River Killer.

King County Crime Dive podcast.
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Dept. of Health to give Naloxone to schools as opioid overdoses increase

Opioid-related fatalities among adolescents ages 14-18 have surged almost threefold in recent years.

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Auburn Police Department Officer Jeffrey Nelson. File photo

Commission challenges Auburn police officer’s certification

Embattled officer Jeffrey Nelson’s lawyer has concerns about the complaint affecting his right to a fair trial.

Auburn Police Department Officer Jeffrey Nelson. File photo
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Teen on stolen dirt bike dies in Auburn collision

No arrests have been made in the incident, according to the Auburn Police Department.

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Secretary of State notifies Legislature of initiatives likely to be on ballots

The initiatives address issues such as parental rights for education, tax collection, vehicle pursuits by police and carbon tax credits. Signatures secured for the ballot measures are being validated for the general election.

Courtesy Photo, King County Elections
The Federal Way Inn and Suites at 1688 S. 348th St., which was formerly the Red Lion hotel. Photo taken in February 2023. (Sound Publishing file photo)

Intended as shelters for homeless people, Federal Way hotels remain closed

Catholic Community Services: ‘We have nowhere to send people.’

The Federal Way Inn and Suites at 1688 S. 348th St., which was formerly the Red Lion hotel. Photo taken in February 2023. (Sound Publishing file photo)
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Choose 180 selects Nneka Payne as new executive director

King County nonprofit advocates to transform juvenile and criminal legal systems

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Man shot, injured in Auburn at New Year’s Eve party

Residential party in the 29000 block of 55th Place South

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Renton police entered Nelsen Middle School on Dec. 14 after a prank phone call alleged there was a firearms threat in the school. (Courtesy of the Renton Police Department.)

Teen suspect in Renton school threats charged in robbery case

Nelsen Middle School expelled the 14-year-old boy in 2022

Renton police entered Nelsen Middle School on Dec. 14 after a prank phone call alleged there was a firearms threat in the school. (Courtesy of the Renton Police Department.)