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Teen driver charged with killing Kent Police officer

Vehicle pursuit results in fellow officer hitting Moreno

 

Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla delivers an update on the investigation and death of officer Diego Moreno, shown left on a poster, at a press conference Monday afternoon outside police headquarters. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Teen driver is under investigation for murder in the death of Diego Moreno.

Kent Police, community mourn loss of decorated officer

 

King County initiative to ban safe injection sites qualifies for ballot

King County voters will get a chance - possibly on the November general election ballot - to ban government-sponsored heroin injection sites, also known as… Continue reading

 

Man killed on I-5 near Southcenter after exiting car

A 19-year-old man was struck by multiple vehicles and killed after exiting a moving car at about 12:17 a.m. Thursday along northbound Interstate 5 in… Continue reading

Police bust 40 during illegal street racing patrols in Kent, Tukwila

Police officers from Kent, Auburn, Renton and Tukwila worked with the Washington State Patrol to arrest more than 40 people during a recent crackdown on… Continue reading

Tukwila woman charged in ‘attempted thrill killing’ of Kent family

A family of four returned home late one April night on Kent’s West Hill from the grocery store, stepped out of their vehicle and suddenly… Continue reading

Wasdin resigns as King County Library System director after code of conduct violation

Gary Wasdin, director of the King County Library System (KCLS) since January 2015, has resigned. “KCLS is committed to providing a welcoming environment for all… Continue reading

Tukwila man injured in Kent shooting

At least 10 shots were fired at a Tukwila man during a drive-by shooting late Thursday afternoon in Kent, according to Kent Police. Paramedics transported… Continue reading

Boeing to move 1,000 jobs from Kent to Tukwila

Boeing plans to move 1,000 positions from its Kent site to Tukwila over the next four years. The company announced on Tuesday that it is… Continue reading

Man accused of running prostitution ring at Tukwila motel

King County prosecutors have charged a 29-year-old Seattle man with promoting sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly running a prostitution ring out of Tukwila motel.

Sound Transit to start building new Sounder station in Tukwila

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Tukwila Sounder Station is set for 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, at the station, 7301 Longacres Way. Construction is expected to be completed by fall 2014.

Tukwila teen sentenced to 18 years in prison for murder of 17-year-old girl

A 19-year-old Tukwila man was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for the 2012 stabbing death of Jasmyn Tully, 17, of SeaTac.

Tukwila Police officer shoots, injures man at Southcenter Mall parking lot

A Tukwila Police officer shot and injured a man in a car that reportedly tried to run over the officer at about 11:50 a.m. Wednesday in the Southcenter Mall west parking lot.

Two men charged with raping woman at Tukwila motel

Two men have been charged with second-degree rape by King County prosecutors in connection with an incident with a woman at a Great Bear Motor Inn room along Tukwila International Boulevard.

Three injured in I-5 Tukwila accident near Southcenter; witnesses sought

Three people were injured during a head-on collision in Tukwila between two vehicles at about 8:09 a.m. Monday on the Southcenter Parkway onramp to northbound Interstate 5.

City of Tukwila might fight crime by buying properties

The city of Tukwila proposes to devour crime rather than just taking a bite out of it.

City approves agreement for 17-story complex

The Tukwila City Council approved an ordinance to authorize a development agreement to allow a proposed 17-story hotel and apartment complex to exceed the current zoning heights and to feature residential units, which are not allowed under existing zoning.

Sentencing date continued to May 31 for Tukwila teen charged with murder

The sentencing date has been continued to May 31 for a Tukwila teen who pleaded guilty in March to second-degree murder for the 2012 stabbing death of a 17-year-old SeaTac girl.

Total Wine & More in Tukwila offers wine, beer classes

Total Wine & More in Tukwila will offer a wine class and a beer class in April.

Hugs welcome shiny, ‘new’ pool for Tukwila

There has been a whole “lot of hugging” going on at the Tukwila Pool since it re-opened earlier this month after a $1.66 million renovation during the last four months.