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Federal Way house fire caused by arson

The house was abandoned, SKFR confirms.

Scammers pose as Federal Way police, demand money from residents

Federal Way police will never call and demand money from people, FWPD says.

Police nab car thieves after pursuit

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police log.

King County’s $5 million derelict boat problem

When a boat sinks, it costs a lot to bring it up, with millions being spent since 2003 on removals.

Federal Way teen charged with vehicular homicide in death of elderly Tacoma woman

Justice Oates, 18, told detectives he fell asleep at the wheel after working long hours.

Self-driving cars: Heaven or hell?

Depending on factors, traffic and environmental impacts could become better or worse.

Burien man suspected of trying to pull Federal Way teen into truck charged with child luring

Couple who witnessed incident followed suspect to grocery store, took photo of his license plate.

Susan’s quest for ‘justice’ and the civil legal system dilemma

While citizens have the right to an attorney in criminal cases, they’re not afforded the same rights in civil litigation.

Federal Way seventh-grader is classroom leader

Veronica Maldonado is this month’s Scholar of the Month from Kilo Middle School.

Burglary suspect flees house when resident comes home for lunch

The following is a sample of the Federal Way police blotter.

Federal Way scholars build personal connections and stewardship for environment

Students release salmon fry into Hylebos Creek, learn about the environment during annual event.

  • May 20, 2019

Missing man found dead on Federal Way trail

The Puyallup man who went missing on Monday night apparently committed suicide, police said.

Man opens fire at aggressive dog, accidentally shoots neighbor

The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Hazmat team investigates powdery substance Federal Way resident found in mail

Hazmat called to police station, determines contents contained no contaminants.

Missing man’s car found at Federal Way trailhead

The man’s wallet, phone and medication was found inside the vehicle, according to friends and family.

Police arrest suspect in attempted kidnapping of Federal Way teen

The 14-year-old girl positively identified the suspect, who was subsequently booked into jail.

7 candidates file for Federal Way school board, fire commissioner seats

2 school board seats contested; 2 incumbents running unopposed.

Here’s who filed for Federal Way City Council

Contenders for Positions 3 and 7 to face primary election.

State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti announces early bid for state treasurer

“I am starting this campaign early so that I can meet with Washingtonians in all 39 counties of our state.”

Federal Way police investigating attempted kidnapping of middle schooler near high school

School district will provide extra security near the location where the incident reportedly occurred.