Cameron Sheppard

King County Crime Dive podcast.

Kirkland cop on paid leave | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at a Kirkland police officer who is accused of harassing workers at bikini barista stands.

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Echo Glen Children’s Center (Screenshot from Washington State Dept. of Children, Youth, and Families)

Three teens caught after escaping from Echo Glen Children's Center

At least ten inmates have escaped from the juvenile correctional facility this year.

Echo Glen Children’s Center (Screenshot from Washington State Dept. of Children, Youth, and Families)
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A group of volunteers gathering signatures at the Landing Shopping Centre.

Renton minimum wage increase to appear on ballots in February 2024

Raise the Wage Renton urges City Council to approve the measure by council vote before then.

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A group of volunteers gathering signatures at the Landing Shopping Centre.
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KC Auditors report code enforcement backlog poses safety, environmental risks

Auditors say code enforcement office needs to prioritize riskiest cases, allow discretion for others

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The bass drum is wheeled into the Renton History Museum.

Boom! Seahawks drum finds new home in Renton | Photos

500-pound bass drum shipped from Lumen Field to the Renton History Museum.

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The bass drum is wheeled into the Renton History Museum.
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KC Council will consider reparations over historic redlining

Race-based restrictive real estate practices estimated to have prevented billions in wealth.

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Jail guard smuggled drugs for inmates | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at drug-smuggling scheme involving a King County jail guard.

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Pilot's magic mushroom trip leads to charges | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at how an off-duty pilot was charged in federal court after trying to shut down a flight in mid-air.

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Prison bars (File photo)

WA to invest $200 million to address disparities created by “war on drugs”

Dept. of Commerce to establish 17 different grant programs to invest in communities impacted.

Prison bars (File photo)
Kate Krug, KCSARC’s new CEO. (Courtesy of KCSARC)

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center hires new CEO

“Every year, KCSARC supports 5,000 survivors and their families, helping them find their own resilience to recover, and plays a critical role in supporting our community,” said Kate Krug, the new CEO for KCSARC.

Kate Krug, KCSARC’s new CEO. (Courtesy of KCSARC)
California BLT from Maggie's on Meeker. (Cameron Sheppard/)

Maggie's on Meeker wins big

The Best of Kent voting results are in, and one local business is a Kent community favorite, winning five categories and being a finalist in… Continue reading

California BLT from Maggie's on Meeker. (Cameron Sheppard/)
Fatal accident that occurred on Oct. 20 on Maple Valley Highway (Screenshot from Renton Firefighter Union tweets)

Driver dies in Renton crash while fleeing from police

Authorities say the driver reportedly ran a red light and collided with another vehicle on Oct. 20

Fatal accident that occurred on Oct. 20 on Maple Valley Highway (Screenshot from Renton Firefighter Union tweets)
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Police nab carjacking suspect | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at how Kent police arrested a carjacking suspect and a two-vehicle collision involving a Renton man.

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Screenshot of tweet made by Office of Law Enforcement Oversight director on Oct. 7.

KC Councilman accuses OLEO director of “defending” Hamas attack

OLEO director calls the controversy “ridiculousness,” following a call for his resignation.

Screenshot of tweet made by Office of Law Enforcement Oversight director on Oct. 7.
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Prolific burglar arrested again | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at how Renton police arrested serial burglary suspect Feleti Wight … again. The suspect has been arrested multiple times with detectives filing charges against Wight in 19 burglary cases, four attempted burglary cases, and three cases of possession of a stolen vehicle. Also: Police investigate a shooting that left two men wounded in Auburn.

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Volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium posted at the Renton Library to help teach people about the returning Cedar River salmon.

Circle of life: Cedar River salmon return to spawn

Seattle Aquarium is posting volunteer educators at some of the best salmon viewing points in Renton.

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Volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium posted at the Renton Library to help teach people about the returning Cedar River salmon.
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Renton to seize and sell former grow house | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at how Renton is in the process of seizing and selling a property that is believed to be involved in a large-scale illegal marijuana grow operation. We also look at how King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn sent a letter to Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy requesting state performance and financial audits of King County-funded juvenile diversion programs.

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Man stabs former teacher | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at a man who stabbed his former teacher at a Catholic school in Federal Way; and Renton police warn of staged vehicle collisions that result in carjackings.

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2 injured in shootout; man stabbed in tent | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at a shootout in Auburn, a stabbing in a wooded area in Renton, and a smash-and-grab burglary in Federal Way.

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King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn (File photo)

King County Councilmember calls for audit of juvenile diversion programs

Reagan Dunn says the program lacks transparency and accountability measures.

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn (File photo)