Carrie Rodriguez

Recognizing the best of Federal Way

Recognizing the best of Federal Way

Mirror recognizes winners of annual Best of Federal Way contest.

 

Police use drone surveillance to check on suspected homeless camps in Federal Way

Police use drone surveillance to check on suspected homeless camps in Federal Way

Police located a suspect on private property and arrested him on an assault warrant.

 

Mirror’s role in vetting Federal Way Council candidates

Mirror’s role in vetting Federal Way Council candidates

The Mirror conducted a background check on all 19 candidates who applied for the Pos. 2 vacancy.

 

Police investigating stabbing in Federal Way

Police investigating stabbing in Federal Way

The man, 34, was stabbed in his chest during an apparent robbery.

Police investigating stabbing in Federal Way
Serial purse snatcher targets woman at Federal Way store

Serial purse snatcher targets woman at Federal Way store

Staff advised police the same vehicle did the same thing at stores in Seattle, Tukwila and Kent and the license plate was captured at one of the stores.

Serial purse snatcher targets woman at Federal Way store
Valhalla third-grader leads with compassion

Valhalla third-grader leads with compassion

Brittney Adusei seeks to play with classmates who are lonely, tries to cheer people up.

Valhalla third-grader leads with compassion
Suspicious man offers children money near elementary school

Suspicious man offers children money near elementary school

The man was described as wearing a gray beanie, green sweater and khaki pants; police did not locate him.

Suspicious man offers children money near elementary school
One resident escapes fire at Belmor Park in Federal Way

One resident escapes fire at Belmor Park in Federal Way

The fire impacted one home and no one was injured, according to South King Fire and Rescue.

One resident escapes fire at Belmor Park in Federal Way
Student arrested after bringing gun to Thomas Jefferson High School

Student arrested after bringing gun to Thomas Jefferson High School

Police believe the student discarded the handgun during or at the end of a fight with another student and retrieved it again later in the day.

Student arrested after bringing gun to Thomas Jefferson High School
Woman finds home intruder hiding behind curtains

Woman finds home intruder hiding behind curtains

Woman ran outside and called 911 on her neighbor’s phone after she found suspect hiding in her home.

Woman finds home intruder hiding behind curtains
Homeless man charged in brutal beatings of 3 men in Federal Way

Homeless man charged in brutal beatings of 3 men in Federal Way

Francis Kamu MacKenzie rendered the 61-year-old man unconscious, returning “twice more to resume kicking him in the face and head repeatedly while he lay helpless in the parking lot …”

Homeless man charged in brutal beatings of 3 men in Federal Way
Federal Way police officer injured after RV slams into vehicle

Federal Way police officer injured after RV slams into vehicle

The RV driver abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot; police were unable to locate the suspect during a K9 search.

Federal Way police officer injured after RV slams into vehicle
Former federal Customs and Border Protection K-9 officer sentenced for molesting child

Former federal Customs and Border Protection K-9 officer sentenced for molesting child

Christian John Hauserman, of Federal Way, admitted to molesting the girl on countless occasions over many years.

Former federal Customs and Border Protection K-9 officer sentenced for molesting child
Stolen car chase ends in Federal Way police vehicle striking power pole

Stolen car chase ends in Federal Way police vehicle striking power pole

According to Puget Sound Energy, the accident left 724 Federal Way customers without power on Saturday.

Stolen car chase ends in Federal Way police vehicle striking power pole
Woman killed in fatal Federal Way crash identified

Woman killed in fatal Federal Way crash identified

Anita Acosta, 50, died when a semi-truck that was traveling northbound lost control and swerved into the oncoming southbound lanes.

Woman killed in fatal Federal Way crash identified
6 Federal Way businesses burglarized in 2 days

6 Federal Way businesses burglarized in 2 days

Burglars hit shoe store, alterations shop, immigration business and others.

6 Federal Way businesses burglarized in 2 days
Homeless man arrested after assaulting 2 people, 1 sustains life-threatening injuries

Homeless man arrested after assaulting 2 people, 1 sustains life-threatening injuries

Suspect assaulted two people during separate incidents at a Federal Way apartment complex Monday night.

Homeless man arrested after assaulting 2 people, 1 sustains life-threatening injuries
Update | 16 displaced in fire at Federal Way apartments

Update | 16 displaced in fire at Federal Way apartments

Fire crews rescued a cat and one fish; Red Cross was deployed to assist with four adults and one dog.

Update | 16 displaced in fire at Federal Way apartments
1 dead, 2 injured in three-vehicle crash in Federal Way

1 dead, 2 injured in three-vehicle crash in Federal Way

The roadway in the 37300 block of Pacific Highway S. has been shut down, and will remain closed for an extended period of time, police said Monday morning.

1 dead, 2 injured in three-vehicle crash in Federal Way
Police arrest carjacking suspect who kidnapped man at gunpoint in Federal Way, forced him to drive him around

Police arrest carjacking suspect who kidnapped man at gunpoint in Federal Way, forced him to drive him around

The man drove the suspect to an apartment complex in Kent where the suspect participated in a drug deal, then drove him back to Federal Way before he stole his vehicle.

Police arrest carjacking suspect who kidnapped man at gunpoint in Federal Way, forced him to drive him around