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Subway employee pepper sprayed, robbed | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Dec. 1-7.

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Uso Hale’s body was discovered near the 4600 block of S. 352nd Street on Nov. 12 after neighbors called to report an object in the ditch. (Screenshot)

Kent man charged with murder after man fatally shot, left in ditch near Auburn

Body of Uso Hale, 39, found in unincorporated King County. His last known address was in Federal Way.

Uso Hale’s body was discovered near the 4600 block of S. 352nd Street on Nov. 12 after neighbors called to report an object in the ditch. (Screenshot)
Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)

King County Council approves plan for future of housing-first approach to homelessness

The plan will govern expenditures of Health through Housing dollars from 2022 to 2028.

Redmond’s Silver Cloud Inn, purchased by county to become permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless (photo credit: Cameron Sheppard)
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Teen sons of Federal Way man fatally shot at bus stop were shot 2 days earlier

Three shootings in four days near same Kent location lead to one dead, five injured.

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Self-proclaimed gang member sentenced for drug charges, violent carjackings

The 26-year-old man was arrested in January 2019.

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Jingle Bell Brunch tradition returns in Federal Way

The holiday breakfast event included visits with Santa Claus, a hot cocoa station and more.

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Black drivers disproportionately pulled over by WSP in King, Pierce counties

A study by WSU researchers examined over 3 million traffic stops performed by WSP officers.

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This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.

King County woman among first in state to test positive for Omicron

Omicron appears to be more transmissible than the Delta variant.

This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.
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Tacoma woman killed in four-vehicle I-5 crash near Federal Way

Kent man arrested for investigation of vehicular homicide in early Saturday collision

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PHOTOS: Federal Way residents celebrate holiday tree lighting

The tree lighting ceremony was held Dec. 4.

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A birds-eye view of South King County overlooks the city of Federal Way and provides a peek at Mount Rainier in the distance. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

South King mayors meet to address crime, gun violence

The mayors of Federal Way, Kent, Auburn and Renton attended the Dec. 3 meeting.

A birds-eye view of South King County overlooks the city of Federal Way and provides a peek at Mount Rainier in the distance. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda
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Boy, 10, escapes possible abduction while walking home from school | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Nov. 22-30.

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Federal Way leaders set Retail Safety Summit for Jan. 20

Meeting to develop strategies to reduce shoplifting, organized retail crime.

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King County weather: Dec. 3-5

Here is your King County area weather forecast for Dec. 3-5, 2021. Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46 degrees. Friday night: A 40… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2021
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Federal Way Police earn 7th CALEA accreditation

The department earned their initial accreditation in 2002.

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Senator becomes first GOP candidate for secretary of state

Sen. Keith Wagoner will challenge Democrat Steve Hobbs, who was appointed to the statewide post in November

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The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

FEMA to send mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit to Western Washington

The mobile site is set to open Dec. 20 in Federal Way; additional locations to come.

The Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center is located at 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way S. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
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Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Dec. 3: Jacob Hurskin

TJHS freshman is on the varsity basketball team.

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Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Dec. 3: Evelyn Stillgebauer

Thomas Jefferson High School senior recent bowled 190 in a game against Decatur.

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FWPS seeking levy renewals on February special ballot

The Educational Programs & Operations (EP&O) and Technology levies are up for renewal on the February 2022 special ballot.

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