9 hrs ago
Crowd favorites return for 2014 Jazz in the Valley
The Brian Nova Trio appears at the Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle's Triple Door.
13 hrs ago
Renton woman lit husband on fire because shooting would be 'too nice'
A 40-year-old Renton woman told investigators she poured gasoline on her husband and lit him on fire because shooting him would be too nice, according to court documents.
15 hrs ago
Walgreens stores accepting wildfire donations
Responding to wildfires devastating portions of Washington state in recent days, Walgreens began accepting cash donations from customers looking for ways to support those whose lives or property were disrupted.
16 hrs ago
Kent woman among three arrested for providing material support to foreign terrorist group
A 44-year-old Kent woman was among three people arrested on Wednesday on charges of providing material support to al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization that is conducting a violent insurgency campaign in Somalia.
16 hrs ago
Sound Transit to host light rail open house July 31 about Kent extension
Sound Transit will have an open house on Thursday, July 31 about extending light rail to Kent/Des Moines by 2023 with plans to reach Federal Way when more funding is secured.
16 hrs ago
2 American women charged with funneling money to al-Qaeda-linked group
Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said.
17 hrs ago
Kent woman charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria announced the charges Wednesday. The two women, one from Kent, Wash., and the other from Reston, Va., are charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist network.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Video: Paralyzed dog hits track at Emerald Downs
Partly paralyzed, the dachshund hit the track last week at Emerald Downs during a weiner dog dash at the Kent track.
A new early learning program in Kent Washington
At the beginning of this school year the Kent School District will open a new Early Learning Center.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
5 officers on leave after fatal Kent shooting, propane blast
Five Kent police officers have been placed on paid administrative leave after Sunday's manhunt, shootout and explosion, according to police officials.
Suspected bomb on Metro bus in Kent turns out to be fake left from training exercise
Life is returning back to normal Monday on Kent's East Hill after the suspected bomb on a Metro Transit bus turned out to be a training device.
The News Tribune
Bomb scare on Metro bus in Kent was dud
A SWAT team and a bomb squad with two robots responded about 7 a.m. Monday. Nearby businesses were evacuated, near Southeast 240th and 104th Southeast.
The News Tribune
Crowds line up for Wright Park Food Truck Fest
"We were so hungry," said Jennevieve Schlemmer, who couldn't hold out to wait through the line Sunday for Lumpia World's Filipino food, and instead went to the vegan Plum Bistro stand.
Suspect killed in shootout with Kent police
Four officers were treated for burns when a bullet hit a tank of propane, causing a large explosion.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Shoplifter meant to pay, but the line was too long | Police Blotter
Because people like to videotape their activities, a Renton Police officer seized as evidence a GoPro camera located after the arrest of a shoplifter.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
King County Journal
Fire destroyed multiple units at Regency Hills on Saturday. - Brian Beckley, Renton Reporter
About 40 residents have been displaced following a fast-moving fire in the Regency Woods development Saturday, but there were no serious injuries reported in the blaze.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Woman charged with attempted murder for shooting Kent man | Update
A 24-year-old Tacoma woman has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after she allegedly shot a Kent man in the face on Tuesday just outside of a Panther Lake Starbucks.
Kent could get $350,000 per year from retail marijuana sales taxes
The city of Kent could get an estimated $350,000 per year in sales tax revenue if it allowed three recreational marijuana stores to operate.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Kent seeks applicants to serve on new Parks and Recreation Commission
City of Kent leaders hope a new volunteer panel will provide a formal platform for input about the strategic planning efforts that influence Kent's parks and recreation system.