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- Nov 17, 2011 at 1:47PM
Elizabeth Ann Beimer asked a friend in 2008 to find a "hit man" who would be willing to accept $500 to beat to death the father of her 6-year-old daughter, his wife and his parents with a piece of rebar.
- Nov 20, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Nov 23, 2013 at 9:26AM
A South King Fire and Rescue firefighter was struck by a vehicle about 5:30 a.m. Sunday while assessing the scene of a rollover accident on southbound Interstate 5, about a half mile south of the 272nd Street exit in Federal Way.
- Nov 29, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Nov 30, 2013 at 11:30AM
A community fundraiser will increase the reward for information leading to the suspect accused of killing a Des Moines woman.
- Dec 8, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Dec 12, 2013 at 5:58PM
Jayme Thomas, 19, died after being shot early morning Nov. 5 in the backseat of a vehicle in the 800 block of Redondo Way South.
- Dec 9, 2011 at 10:06AM
The state Redistricting Commission is only a few weeks away from a Jan. 1 deadline to reorganize the state's 10 congressional districts and 49 Legislative districts, but commissioners aren't concerned about the approaching date.
- Dec 12, 2011 at 10:32AM
During the last primetime football game featuring the Seattle Seahawks, drivers faced heavier-than-normal congestion and longer travel times, but those who teamed up and carpooled saw their times cut in half. To avoid that today, plan ahead
- Dec 13, 2011 at 12:51PM
There is still hope that the three Class 4A Federal Way high schools will be in the same division of the South Puget Sound League.
- Dec 19, 2011 at 10:57AM
A woman jumped out of a second floor unit to escape smoke and flames as fire damaged an apartment at 2247 I St. NE, No. 2 in Auburn early Monday morning.
- Dec 19, 2011 at 11:08AM
A 37-year-old Kent man pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree promoting prostitution in connection with an 18-year-old woman with a mental disability that he allegedly had perform sex acts with men for cash and then give the money to him.
- Dec 22, 2011 at 2:00PM updated at 6:06PM
A 29-year-old Des Moines man pleaded not guilty Thursday in connection with the Nov. 5 shooting death of Jayme Thomas, 19, in the Redondo area of Des Moines.
- Jan 2, 2012 at 9:52AM
One of the suspects in a New Year’s Day shooting on West Hill is also the suspect in the fatal shooting of a ranger at Mount Rainier National Park later in the morning, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
- Jan 3, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jan 5, 2013 at 3:43PM
A sign for the future brewpub is posted outside the former Marie Callender's, 31920 Gateway Center Blvd., next to the Courtyard by Marriott hotel.
- Jan 13, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 3:04PM
Eight people have been indicted for allegedly operating an interstate prostitution ring at a Korean nightclub in Federal Way.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 9:12AM
Due to snow conditions and slick roads, residents are urged to use caution while commuting to work and to telecommute if possible. Individuals should take their time and be patient, and emphasize safety over getting to a destination quickly.
- Jan 18, 2012 at 11:17AM
Two apartment units were destroyed and five occupants displaced as a result of an early Wednesday morning apartment fire in south Auburn.
- Jan 30, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Jan 31, 2013 at 3:49PM
Federal Way is taking the light rail fight to Olympia by urging state lawmakers to pass legislative reforms on the region's transit authority.
- Feb 6, 2012 at 3:01PM
Drivers should plan for nighttime lane and ramp closures on I-5 and State Route 18 in Federal Way during the next few weeks.
- Feb 7, 2012 at 12:25PM
Single-session tickets for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving are now available for sale
- Feb 14, 2012 at 10:55AM
The State House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill Monday in Olympia to increase sentences for vehicular homicide convictions.
- Feb 21, 2012 at 10:00AM updated Feb 23, 2013 at 1:44PM
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will make a stop in Federal Way on Feb. 24.
- Feb 22, 2012 at 2:21PM
Washington State Department of Transportation crews will close all lanes of I-5 at SR 18 at night Feb. 24-25 to install girders over the freeway in Federal Way.
- Feb 24, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Feb 25, 2013 at 7:19PM
Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich made a stop in Federal Way on Feb. 24 at the Best Western Evergreen Inn and Suites.
- Feb 25, 2012 at 1:00PM updated Feb 29, 2013 at 5:10PM
Citizens should be aware of – and opposed to – House Bill 2801 and the provisions that would allow local governments to cease publishing public notices in their local newspapers. The presumed cost savings to local government is in fact false economy – there is a hidden and very dangerous cost. In trying to save money, local governments would curtail access to the legislative process, and ensure that fewer – rather than more – citizens know what their representatives are up to.
- Feb 27, 2012 at 2:40PM
The Sound Transit board of directors approved a nearly $24 million budget amendment to create a shovel-ready plan for bringing light rail to Federal Way.
- Feb 28, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Feb 29, 2013 at 5:40PM
On Jan. 13, Federal Way officer Stacy Eckert shot Kent resident Maksim Mayba, 21, while investigating an apparent drug deal in the Starbucks parking lot on Dash Point Road.