Carrie Rodriguez

Businesses report transients loitering, littering and alarming customers

Transients erect camps, pass out in doorway at two Federal Way businesses.

FBI searching for bank robbery suspect in Federal Way

The suspect, who is still at large, passed a note to an Umpqua Bank teller demanding money and implied he was armed with a handgun.

Man stabbed after he confronts, punches car prowler

Man punched and slapped the suspect for prowling his friend’s vehicle, then made him get on his knees and apologize.

Police nab suspects who carjacked woman at gunpoint, crashed vehicle in Federal Way

Suspects who fled the scene of a hit and run collision turned out to be alleged armed carjackers, police said.

Federal Way school bus driver reports man exposing genitals

A subject matching the description was located in the area who stated he was urinating as the bus passed by.

Federal Way fourth-grader’s small actions have huge impact

Oeric Tuato’o is the Mirror’s Scholar of the Month for January.

Man convicted of sexually assaulting women at Federal Way massage businesses faces third sentencing

Judge to decide whether to give repeat sexual assault offender maximum jail time, or six months jail and treatment.

Lake Tapps woman killed after road conditions cause SUV to strike tree in Federal Way

The woman lost control of her vehicle, which went down an embankment, struck a tree and came to rest in a ditch.

Snow prompts opening of overnight homeless shelter in Federal Way

Federal Way Day Center to open overnight shelter on Monday and Tuesday for people experiencing homelessness.

Man fatally shot during confrontation with police identified

23-year-old Malik Williams died of multiple gunshot wounds during the incident that injured two officers.

Police searching for man suspected of armed robbery at Federal Way gas station

The suspect’s vehicle was reportedly involved in other robberies in the South King County area on Sunday night, police said.

Pride flag will fly at Federal Way City Hall, mayor says

Council votes to move issue in front of mayor to decide on whether to authorize special interest flags at City Hall.

Federal Way set to open overnight homeless shelter during severe weather

Church of the Nazarene or Family Life Community Church will be first to open doors when temperatures dip to 32 degrees for 24 consecutive hours.

Homeless vet evicted after alleged wrongful arrest finds solace at veterans house in Federal Way

Multi-Service Center’s William J. Wood Veterans House employs veterans who help fellow vets experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives.

LGBTQ pride flag, and others, may soon fly at Federal Way City Hall

City Council to consider new policy on flying flags supporting causes or groups in front of City Hall at Dec. 3 meeting.

Federal Way man and his mother indicted in suspected firearms trafficking schemes

First Western Washington cases prosecuted under ‘Project Guardian’ initiative to combat gun crime.

Aluminum company opening new location in Federal Way

Pierce Aluminum Company Inc. plans to consolidate Kent, South Park operations in Federal Way.

Mirror Lake Elementary third-grader is role model for students

Hector Lozano is always willing to go above and beyond to support his classmates.

Initiative aimed at protecting renters from eviction appears to be passing in early results

If passed, the measure would create good cause eviction protections for renters by requiring landlords to provide reason before evicting tenants.

Prop 1 that would allow cannabis retail in Federal Way appears to be failing in early results

The advisory vote will inform the Federal Way City Council about whether or not to allow cannabis retailers within the city.