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Soccer coach charged with sexual misconduct

Kelly John Bendixen denies inappropriately touching a 16-year-old student of his.

 

Six injured following seven car collision Sunday morning on I-5

A 30-year-old man from Tukwila was not injured during the collision.

  • Aug 13, 2018

 

Man attempts to shoplift|Police Blotter

The following is police blotter entries from the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook: August 7 Fight: 3700 South 144th Stretty Two gentlemen decided to duke it… Continue reading

  • Aug 13, 2018

 

Submitted photos of the fire.

A “2-alarm” fire occurred in Renton

The Tukwila Fire Department responded to the fire, along with other fire departments as well.

  • Aug 10, 2018
Submitted photos of the fire.

Aug. 25 is the next State Parks “Free Day”

This special day is to celebrate the National Parks System’s 102nd birthday.

  • Aug 9, 2018

Teenager rescued at Green River Gorge

The male teenager was rescued on Aug. 7 after suffering injuries while jumping into the Green River. He hit several large rocks.

  • Aug 8, 2018

Rossi and Schrier lead 8th Congressional District race

Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Kim Schrier are the top two finishers in the Aug. 7 primary race for U.S. Representative in Washington’s 8th Congressional… Continue reading

Adam Smith beats Democratic challenger in 9th Congressional District

The 9th Congressional District — spanning from Southeast Seattle and Bellevue down to Federal Way and Tacoma — is a reliably safe Democratic district that… Continue reading

Tukwila man sentenced to 20 years for images of child rape

Defendant also possessed other images of child sex abuse

  • Aug 2, 2018

Burn ban goes into effect today

The Department of Natural Resources put an outdoor burn ban into effect today in an attempt to help prevent wild fires.

  • Aug 2, 2018

One killed, one injured in Tukwila shooting Wednesday morning

Tukwila police believe this shooting is not random, the investigation is ongoing.

Courtesy photo from Washington State Patrol

Washington State Patrol asks that you not pet their K9s

State troopers who work throughout the Washington Ferry System would like to make it clear to community members to not pet or reach out to their K9 partners.

  • Jul 31, 2018
Courtesy photo from Washington State Patrol

Sound Transit expands parking permit program to solo drivers, more transit facilities

Up to 50 percent of spaces at highest-demand lots will be reserved for train, bus riders who use parking permits, according to Sound Transit.

  • Jul 27, 2018

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

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
Photo by Kayse Angel

A community celebration for Tukwila

The Tukwila Village Community Celebration was a chance for everyone in the city to come and celebrate Tukwila Village, which has been in the work for decades.

Photo by Kayse Angel

Sounder trains to run for Saturday Sounders FC match, Sunday Mariners game

Sports fans can skip the traffic coming to Seattle this weekend by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains.

  • Jul 20, 2018

New taxpayer transparency tool launched in King County

The new tool will make it easier for citizens of King County to know how their property taxes are being invested and what portion is supporting, local, regional or statewide infrastructure and services, according to a press release.

  • Jul 19, 2018
The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

King County burn ban under way

Other counties across the state have already enacted similar restrictions.

The Carlton Complex wildfire burned in north-central Washington state in 2014. Photo by Jason Kriess/Wikimedia Commons

Brief pursuit on International Boulevard|Police Blotter

The following blotter entries were posted on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook: ^ Tuesday, July 10 Vehicle Pursuit: 14800 block Military Road An officer spotted… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2018