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Crime scene photo shows the Nissan Versa driven by Travis Zimmerman, a newspaper carrier who was shot by Daniel McLaughlin in May 2019. Courtesy of King County Superior Court.

Federal Way man found not guilty in shooting of newspaper delivery man

Jury found McLaughlin acted in self defense.

Crime scene photo shows the Nissan Versa driven by Travis Zimmerman, a newspaper carrier who was shot by Daniel McLaughlin in May 2019. Courtesy of King County Superior Court.
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Buildings at Camp Kilworth vandalized | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 8-15.

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Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell and Federal Way City Council members meet with Sen. Claire Wilson, Rep. Jesse Johnson, and Rep.-elect Jamila Taylor on Dec. 15.

Federal Way leaders outline legislative asks for 2021 session

Top priorities include funding for humanitarian relief amid Covid-19, pilot program for police body cameras, broadband internet access and more.

Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell and Federal Way City Council members meet with Sen. Claire Wilson, Rep. Jesse Johnson, and Rep.-elect Jamila Taylor on Dec. 15.
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Fisher Scones parent company fined for overworking teenage employees

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries found more than 1,500 instances of violations including missing meal breaks, working during school hours and more.

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Santa Parade collects 3,000 pounds of canned food donations for local food banks

The Federal Way community donated 1,640 pounds of food for the Federal Way Senior Center Food Bank

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Federal Way police respond to three shootings last Saturday

Federal Way police do not have suspect information for any of the three incidents.

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Local skate shop donates $1.5K to MSC food bank from shoe raffle

35th Avenue Skate and Snow sought donations to the nonprofit for a chance to purchase Nike SB sneakers.

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Mark David Glenn, 51, pleads not guilty to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students on Jan. 23. File photo

Department of Health suspends license of Federal Way nurse charged with rape

Mark David Glenn worked at 20 schools within Federal Way district between Dec. 2018 and Sept. 2019.

Mark David Glenn, 51, pleads not guilty to charges of child rape and sexual misconduct involving three Todd Beamer High School students on Jan. 23. File photo
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Woman pistol-whipped in Fred Meyer parking lot | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 2-7.

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Contractor shoots car prowlers at Federal Way apartment complex

23-year-old female suspect shot in lower back, male suspect not located.

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Winter Glow at PowellsWood Garden lights up holiday season

Winter Glow is from 4:30-9 p.m. Dec. 8-12; Dec. 15-19; and Dec. 22-23. Online ticket purchase and time reservation required.

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Seven cities in South King County have a contract with the SCORE (South Correctional Entity) jail in Des Moines.

Federal Way returns to SCORE Jail with new agreement

Federal Way City Council approves $175,000 jail services contract which guarantees three inmate beds for $128 per day.

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Seven cities in South King County have a contract with the SCORE (South Correctional Entity) jail in Des Moines.
Co-leaders Betty Clifford, far right, and Marjorie Simpson, second from right, meet with Roger Flygare, Capt. Brad Chaney and Hanna Bailey of Quixote Communities on Dec. 1 to donate handmade items to organizations serving the local area. Photo courtesy of Terry Johnson of St. Luke's Lutheran Church

St. Luke’s Church Needlers follow a pattern of giving

A small group of women are making a difference one thread at a time in Federal Way. The St. Luke’s Church Needlers, which provides handmade… Continue reading

Co-leaders Betty Clifford, far right, and Marjorie Simpson, second from right, meet with Roger Flygare, Capt. Brad Chaney and Hanna Bailey of Quixote Communities on Dec. 1 to donate handmade items to organizations serving the local area. Photo courtesy of Terry Johnson of St. Luke's Lutheran Church
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Sound Transit to host community meeting with Federal Way light rail plaza artist

Community members can virtually meet artist Donald Lipski, learn about his design processes and share thoughts about incoming artwork.

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Graduates of the Credible Messenger Green Hill School pilot program, in green polos, proudly celebrate with the program’s mentors after the ceremony on Friday, June 21, 2019. Progress Pushers Founder Eddie Purpose is pictured second from left.

Progress Pushers empowers youth with a purpose

Federal Way-based organization receives $200K from King County to shape anti-racist agenda

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Graduates of the Credible Messenger Green Hill School pilot program, in green polos, proudly celebrate with the program’s mentors after the ceremony on Friday, June 21, 2019. Progress Pushers Founder Eddie Purpose is pictured second from left.
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Funding boosts career training programs for South King County students

Students can graduate with their diploma and a trade industry certification.

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Multiple gun threats on Thanksgiving | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Nov. 24-29

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South King Fire to host Santa parade, canned food drive this weekend

Parade to visit Federal Way Friday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 6; Des Moines Saturday, Dec. 5 and Monday, Dec. 7.

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Girl, 9, shot in stomach in Federal Way

Family reports the shooting was accidental; police investigating.

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4 men rob pawn shop at gunpoint

Police still searching for suspects.

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