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Tacos from the Mariners Food Preview Event. Ben Ray / The Reporter

Mariners unveil new ballpark eats for 2024 season

A couple of our reporters headed to T-Mobile Park to see if the Mariners’ food budget was as tight as their player free agency budget.

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Stride Bus Rapid Transit Line on I-405 corridor.

Future Renton, Tukwila transit centers get millions in federal funding

The rapid bus transit centers are intended to help reduce congestion along the I-405 corridor.

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Victims identified in ‘mass casualty' collision that killed four near Renton | Update

Detectives say the collision was caused by an 18-year-old driver.

Ideal Option treatment center and lab building. (Photo courtesy of Ideal Option)

New addiction treatment center opens in Renton

Overdose deaths see record numbers in King County.

Ideal Option treatment center and lab building. (Photo courtesy of Ideal Option)
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KC Sheriff's Office sues over Burien encampment ban

Office of Law Enforcement Oversight director calls Burien’s ordinance “unconstitutional.”

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Fish culvert in Issaquah. (Cameron Sheppard/)

King County fish culvert plan falls short in project prioritization

KC Auditor says that the county is doing lower priority projects first, putting higher ones at risk.

Fish culvert in Issaquah. (Cameron Sheppard/)
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn presents to Renton City Council on March 4. (Screenshot from Renton City Council video)

King County Councilmember presents public safety issues facing the region

Reagan Dunn spoke to the Renton City Council about substance abuse and crime trends in the county.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn presents to Renton City Council on March 4. (Screenshot from Renton City Council video)
Design rendering of the Interim Base electric bus charging station in Tukwila. (Courtesy of King County Metro)

King County Metro breaks ground in Tukwila on electric bus charging hub

The Interim Base will charge dozens of buses serving South King County.

Design rendering of the Interim Base electric bus charging station in Tukwila. (Courtesy of King County Metro)
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Carjackers caught after pursuit | KC Crime Dive

In this episode: Kent Police arrested two men for investigation of robbery after a reported carjacking early Feb. 26 on the West Hill and a vehicle pursuit into Auburn.

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Cigarette leads to arrest of murder suspects | KC Crime Dive

In this episode: A discarded cigarette found by detectives outside the Kent Valley Motel helped lead to the arrest of a Seattle man and woman for allegedly killing two people Jan. 31, 2023, inside a room at the motel.

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King County Sexual Assault Resource Center releases report case outcomes

Report reveals outcomes for 408 sexual assault victims in 2021 backlogged court cases.

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Double murder charges for white supremacists | KC Crime Dive podcast

In this episode: King County prosecutors have charged a Snohomish man with the Nov. 2023 murders of a man and woman near Renton — and charged a Tulalip man with assisting in hiding the bodies. Prosecutors also charged one suspect with animal cruelty in the first degree for the killing of the horse.

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Senators sponsor bill to get cash out of the cannabis industry

Dozens of cannabis dispensaries have been robbed in recent years while the laws force the shops to be cash-only.

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KC prosecutor's office supports catalytic converter theft legislation

ESHB 2153 would make catalytic converters traceable and harder to sell illegally.

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DOJ settles with King County Sheriff's Office in agreement to improve language access

OLEO has previously expressed concerns about the office’s language access policies.

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The end of traditional youth jail | KC Crime Dive podcast

In this episode, we look at how King County is moving toward ending traditional youth detention in favor of a new facility for minors or even group homes.

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Renton's minimum wage measure is passing in early vote counts

Initiative Measure No. 23-02 would make Renton’s minimum wage one of the highest in the nation.

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Ex-Seahawk awaits sentencing | KC Crime Dive podcast

In this episode, former Seahawks player Chad Wheeler awaits sentencing for domestic violence charges. Also: Kent police arrest a woman who reportedly threatened a driver with a gun.

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The plane door that flew off of the Alaska Airlines flight 1282 Boeing 737-9 MAX found by NTSB investigators in a Portland resident’s backyard. (Courtesy of NTSB)

Amended lawsuit filed against Boeing, Alaska Airlines in wake of NTSB report

22 plaintiffs are listed in the amended lawsuit.

The plane door that flew off of the Alaska Airlines flight 1282 Boeing 737-9 MAX found by NTSB investigators in a Portland resident’s backyard. (Courtesy of NTSB)
Inert AIR-2 Genie rocket found at Bellevue residence. (Courtesy of Bellevue Police Department)

Missile used to carry nuclear warhead found at Bellevue residence

Bomb squad members inspected the object and learned that it was in fact a Douglas AIR-2 Genie.

Inert AIR-2 Genie rocket found at Bellevue residence. (Courtesy of Bellevue Police Department)