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Gone but not forgotten: King County buries indigents

  • Jun 13, 2012 at 6:13PM

The King County Indigent Remains Program handles the burial of people who died poor and destitute.

Highline receives sculpture for 50th anniversary

  • Jun 19, 2012 at 1:04PM

Highline Community College received a generous gift to commemorate its 50th anniversary and to conclude the year of celebrations. Highline alumni, Junki and Linda Yoshida, of Yoshida's Gourmet Sauce, donated the bronze sculpture entitled Spirits Will Protect Me.

Kent man arrested for investigation of fraudulent Veterans Affairs claims

  • Jun 19, 2012 at 4:20PM

A Kent man was one of two Veterans Affairs employees arrested Tuesday at work following an investigation of more than $110,000 in fraudulent claims in a program designed to reimburse veterans for their travel to medical appointments.

SIDELINES: Beat the Miami Heat? This Seattle fan doesn't want the Thunder to do it

  • Jun 20, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 11:47AM

Like most people outside of the tan and tattooed bodies that litter South Beach, it made me sick when LeBron James announced a couple years ago that he was taking his talents to Miami.

Kent Police seek help to find man in connection with West Hill shooting

  • Jun 21, 2012 at 3:00PM updated Jun 22, 2012 at 11:58AM

Kent Police are seeking the public's help to find a 27-year-old Seattle man wanted in a connection with a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning on the West Hill.

LITTLE LEAGUE: Federal Way National wins District 10 title for second year in a row

  • Jun 22, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Jun 28, 2012 at 4:22PM

For the second year in a row, the Federal Way National Little League 9- and 10-year-old all-star team did things the hard way.

Lawsuit: State failed to protect kids from 'sadistic' woman

  • Jun 26, 2012 at 12:38PM

Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Social and Health Services over a case involving "sadistic acts of torture and abuse" of six children.

One dead, six wounded after gun fight at Federal Way bar

  • Jun 27, 2012 at 8:00AM updated Jun 29, 2012 at 3:02PM

A shooting at a local bar has left one dead, and six others wounded. According to the Federal Way Police Department, at approximately 2 a.m. on June 27, chaos erupted at Johnny's Bar and Grill when at least one man started firing shots at another man.

Justin McLeod found not guilty of shooting Josh Deraitus

  • Jun 28, 2012 at 1:42PM

To audible gasps and tears from Josh Deraitus’ family, a King County Superior Court judge found Justin McLeod not guilty Monday of all charges related to a road-rage shooting in Federal Way two years ago that cost Deraitus his left eye. “The issue of this case and the evidence that must be viewed through the lens of the law is identity,” Judge Hollis Hill said in her decision. “Does the admissable evidence establish the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt? Or does the admissable evidence leave room for one, or several reasonable doubts of the truth of the charge that this man, Justin McLeod committed this crime?” Prosecutors accused McLeod of shooting Deraitus in a road-rage incident at South 304th Street and Military Road South in Federal Way on Jan. 2, 2010.

PowellsWood Storytelling Festival coming to Federal Way

  • Jul 1, 2012 at 1:00AM updated Jul 3, 2012 at 11:50AM

Some of the world’s top storytellers will converge in Federal Way at the first PowellsWood Storytelling Festival.

Comics for autism: Federal Way shop helps Auburn family

  • Jul 2, 2012 at 4:11PM

There's a family in Auburn – the Andrews. Their little boy, Austin, is afflicted with autism. Tim Keaty, a close friend of the Andrews, took it upon himself to help this family achieve their goal of $15,000. Partnering with Fantasium Comics and Games in Federal Way, Keaty has donated his collection of more than 2,500 comic books to Austin's cause.

Renton man charged in deadly shootout at Federal Way bar

  • Jul 10, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 3:33PM

A 21-year-old Renton man was charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault after a June 27 shootout left one man dead outside a Federal Way bar.

Resident's photos help capture alleged serial burglar in Federal Way

  • Jul 11, 2012 at 5:00PM updated Jul 12, 2012 at 4:49PM

The recent arrest of two serial burglars in Federal Way has led to a dramatic drop in burglaries in the city, as highlighted by Federal Way Police Chief Brian Wilson's report to the city council on July 3.

Des Moines Police arrest woman for stabbing another woman

  • Jul 16, 2012 at 9:57AM

Des Moines Police arrested a 19-year-old woman for investigation of first-degree assault after she reportedly stabbed and injured a 24-year-old woman.

The Ram restaurant opens in Federal Way

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 9:00AM updated Jul 23, 2012 at 11:09PM

The popular restaurant and brewhouse is located at the former Marie Callender's, 31920 Gateway Center Blvd., next to the Courtyard by Marriott hotel. Marie Callender's closed its doors in Federal Way in June 2011 after the national chain declared bankruptcy.

Pacific mayor arrested for trying to enter clerk's office; Sun later released

  • Jul 19, 2012 at 2:00PM updated at 10:41PM

Pacific police arrested controversial Mayor Cy Sun on Thursday as he tried to get into the sealed City Clerk's office at City Hall.

District 9 Congress candidates attend election forum

  • Jul 23, 2012 at 5:00PM updated at 11:12PM

Congressman Adam Smith faced three out of four challengers in a primary election forum Saturday in Federal Way.

Federal Way man dies in single-car crash in Kent

  • Jul 24, 2012 at 4:54PM

Kent Police continue to investigate the death of a 19-year-old Federal Way man found inside a car that crashed into a tree on the West Hill of Kent.

Mayor Cy Sun plans to fire four officers involved in his arrest

  • Jul 26, 2012 at 6:45PM

Four Pacific Police officers were given letters of Pre-Termination of Employment from Pacific Mayor Cy Sun this week. The four officers, all involved in the arrest of Sun last Thursday, will appear at a Loudermill Hearing at 9 a.m. tomorrow. The hearing is part of the officer's due process and allows them to respond to Sun's reasons for attempting to terminate them.

King County seeks voter approval on fingerprint system

  • Jul 29, 2012 at 1:00AM

The King County Council recently voted to put a levy on the November ballot for the funding of the county's Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).

Prosecutors charge Kent couple for pimping girls

  • Jul 27, 2012 at 3:55PM

King County prosecutors have charged a 44-year-old Kent woman and her 32-year-old boyfriend with promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly setting up a 15-year-old girl and two other girls to work as prostitutes.

Judge sides with Backpage.com over site's adult section

  • Jul 30, 2012 at 9:37AM

State officials sounded off last week after U.S. District Court Judge Ricardo S. Martinez sided with Backpage.com.

Auburn's Kukors finishes fifth in 200 IM final at London Games

  • Jul 31, 2012 at 1:08PM

Auburn's Ariana Kukors came up short in her bid for an Olympic medal Tuesday.

Group plans statewide initiative drive in 2013 to end marijuana prohibition

  • Aug 1, 2012 at 12:22PM

Seattle-based Sensible Washington announced Tuesday that it will try to get a statewide initiative in 2013 to ask voters to repeal adult marijuana prohibition in the state.

Auburn Regional to lay off 827 employees; MultiCare hopes to hire most of them back in ownership transition

  • Aug 2, 2012 at 12:00PM updated at 5:09PM

Auburn Regional Medical Center will lay off 827 employees, effective Sept. 28, but most will be hired back – part of a technical sale process of the local hospital to Tacoma's MultiCare Health System.

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