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DUI enforcement throughout King County begins Aug. 19

  • Aug 9, 2011 at 10:19AM

Thirty-eight people died in King County in Driving Under the Influence (DUI) crashes last year.

Congressman Adam Smith to speak at King County Chamber of Commerce August membership luncheon Aug. 26

  • Aug 18, 2011 at 10:00AM updated Aug 19, 2011 at 9:21AM

Congressman Adam Smith will provide an update on the federal budget, the economy and other topics at the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce August Membership Luncheon Friday, Aug. 26, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Doubletree Hotel Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd., SeaTac. Lunch is $20 pre-paid by noon on Aug. 25 or $35 at the door.

Man reportedly made at least $192,000 in 8 months from prostitutes in Kent, Seattle

  • Sep 3, 2011 at 7:00AM updated Sep 7, 2011 at 6:56PM

There's reportedly plenty of money in promoting prostitution in Kent and the Seattle area, according to charging documents filed against a 32-year-old Seattle man.

Inquest ordered into shooting of man by police in Federal Way | Kent Police conduct investigation

  • Sep 7, 2011 at 6:48PM

King County Executive Dow Constantine today ordered an inquest into the shooting death of Jedidiah Waters in a Walmart parking lot by a Federal Way police officer on July 21. King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg recommended the inquest after his office reviewed materials from the Kent Police Department, which conducted the investigation at the request of Federal Way Police.

World Trade Center architect Minoru Yamasaki wanted 'living symbol' for humanity

  • Sep 8, 2011 at 5:00PM updated May 1, 2012 at 10:57AM

Minoru Yamasaki might be the most famous King County name you have never heard.

Football: Jefferson snags historic 24-7 victory over Kentwood

  • Sep 9, 2011 at 8:00AM updated Sep 12, 2011 at 6:03PM

Things are a little different around the Thomas Jefferson football program this year.

Bellevue may be grouped with South Seattle, South King County in new 'majority-minority' congressional district

  • Sep 13, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Sep 19, 2011 at 12:55PM

Part or all of Bellevue may become a part of the state's first congressional district where minorities make up a majority of the population, according to draft plans released Tuesday by the State Redistricting Committee. Such a district would include portions of south Seattle and cities in South King County,

New regional jail opens in South King County

  • Sep 14, 2011 at 4:11PM

Last week the cities that pooled their money to build the $98 million, 163,830-square-foot jail — Auburn, Renton, Tukwila, Federal Way, Seatac, Burien and host city Des Moines — got together to celebrate its opening, two years and a month from the Aug. 10, 2009, groundbreaking.

Washington leads nation in SAT scores

  • Sep 16, 2011 at 12:00PM updated Sep 23, 2011 at 10:19AM

Washington students lead the nation in average scores for the three major SAT exams (reading, writing, math) for the ninth year in a row, according to the Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction (OSPI). The rankings are compiled from states in which more than half of the eligible students took the exams.

Police recover human remains in Federal Way

  • Sep 16, 2011 at 12:00PM updated at 2:22PM

Federal Way police report the discovery of human remains.

Peasley Canyon Way to close for 3 months beginning Monday

  • Sep 16, 2011 at 2:46PM

The King County Road Services Division begins construction Monday of a roundabout on Peasley Canyon Way between Auburn and Federal Way.

Pride & Joy Creamery recalls raw milk sold at two Kent stores and other outlets

  • Sep 19, 2011 at 3:58PM

Raw milk sold at two Kent markets as well as seven other retail outlets in four counties is being recalled by Pride & Joy Creamery, LLC of Granger because it may be contaminated with E. coli.

Charges filed in Federal Way road rage shooting

  • Sep 29, 2011 at 5:07PM

King County prosecutors filed assault charges against a man accused of shooting a driver in a road rage incident at a Federal Way intersection.

Most Americans eat too much sodium, but don't think it's a problem | Gustafson

  • Oct 4, 2011 at 12:23PM

Americans continue to have a much higher sodium intake than they should and most don't care or don't believe that it's a major health concern, according to two new studies that were done for the American Dietetic Association (ADA).

Traumatic brain injuries: Terry Home to open Auburn rehab facility

  • Oct 4, 2011 at 1:13PM

Nearly 28 years ago, Terry Norman was sleeping in the backseat of a friend’s car on the way home from Flaming Geyser State Park. The driver lost control on a curve on Green Valley Road, and the car slammed into a tree. Terry’s head was positioned at the point of impact.

Gang violence: South King County enters long fight

  • Oct 11, 2011 at 5:00PM updated Oct 13, 2011 at 11:27AM

As the population grows in South King County, so does the proliferation of gangs and related criminal activity.

Man faces charges in road rage shooting of Auburn man

  • Oct 12, 2011 at 3:45PM

Justin R. McCleod pleaded not guilty to first-degree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm (first degree) in a King Count courtroom on Oct. 3 for his alleged involvement in a road rage shooting incident in Federal Way.

Gang solutions in King County challenging | Editorial

  • Oct 12, 2011 at 9:18PM

The other day I was flipping through the cable channels and came across the movie “Colors” with Robert Duvall and Sean Penn. The movie is all about two Los Angeles police officers working in the Gang Unit. They deal with generational, entrenched gang issues in certain neighborhoods, and the overall tone of the movie is how hopeless and difficult reducing gang violence can be.

Tickets on sale in Kent for Seattle University men's basketball game at ShoWare Center

  • Oct 13, 2011 at 12:13PM

Tickets are on sale for the Seattle University Redhawks against the Evergreen State College Geoducks game at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 at the ShoWare Center.

19-year-old woman shot and killed in Des Moines

  • Nov 7, 2011 at 12:16PM

A 19-year-old Des Moines woman was shot and killed at about 2:40 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Redondo Way South in Des Moines.

Auburn woman convicted in murder-for-hire scheme

  • 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.

Firefighter critically injured at I-5 rollover scene in Federal Way | UPDATE

  • Nov 20, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Nov 23, 2011 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.

Justice for Jayme: Redondo shooting suspect still at large

  • Nov 29, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Nov 30, 2011 at 11:30AM

A community fundraiser will increase the reward for information leading to the suspect accused of killing a Des Moines woman.

Suspect charged in Redondo shooting | UPDATE

  • Dec 8, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Dec 12, 2011 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.

Down to the wire on redistricting

  • 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.

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