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Dept. of Health launches dashboard to track overdose death data

DOH aims to help communities better understand overdose deaths, make informed prevention decisions

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Dept. of Commerce awards $35.4 million for solar power projects across the state

Projects across King County were awarded millions in collective funding.

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King County Council members encourage people to not drive for a week

The Week Without Driving is meant to put policy makers, elected leaders and transportation professionals in the place of those who don’t have the option to drive.

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The site of where the Lones Levee was cleared on Green River to restore salmon habitat. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/

King County salmon habitat recovery projects receive state funding

The state awarded 66 grants totaling $53.7 million to projects in and around Puget Sound.

The site of where the Lones Levee was cleared on Green River to restore salmon habitat. Photo by Cameron Sheppard/
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Molotov cocktails lead to prison sentence | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a look at the sentencing of a man who wanted to burn down the Seattle police union building; and unknown suspects dumped hundreds of gallons of cooking oil into a Renton waterway.

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Cooking oil spill in the Black River wetland in Renton. (Screenshot from Dept. of Ecology twitter post)

Who put hundreds of gallons of cooking oil in the Black River in Renton?

Dept. of Ecology: ‘Deliberate dumping’ of cooking oil has killed fish, birds; will be expensive to clean.

Cooking oil spill in the Black River wetland in Renton. (Screenshot from Dept. of Ecology twitter post)
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Renton man sentenced in plot to burn down Seattle Police union building

Justin C. Moore brought 12 gasoline-filled Molotov cocktails to 2020 protest.

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Behind the Auburn Proud Boy sentencing | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we explore how a 32-year-old Auburn man, one of the leaders of the Proud Boys organization, received an 18-year prison sentence for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Renton woman sentenced for embezzling from multiple nonprofits

Susana Tantico receives prison sentence of 41 months for embezzling more than $3 million.

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King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay speaks at Sept. 7 press conference in Skyway with colleagues, small business owners, and union representatives in support of a minimum wage increase. (Cameron Sheppard/)

Minimum wage raise proposed for unincorporated King County

If passed, the ordinance would also raise minimum wage county employees, contractors, to $18.99/hour.

King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay speaks at Sept. 7 press conference in Skyway with colleagues, small business owners, and union representatives in support of a minimum wage increase. (Cameron Sheppard/)
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Teenage shootout | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, a group of teenagers had a shootout in Des Moines; and a man who tried to kidnap a bikini barista in Auburn has pleaded in guilty.

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Behind the violent deaths of a rideshare driver and a mother | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we take a closer look at a Seattle woman accused of killing a rideshare driver, as well as a 40-year-old Renton man accused of killing his own mother with a knife on her front porch.

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Report details King County Sheriff's Office misconduct complaints

King County’s Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) has released their annual report on the King County Sheriff’s Office’s use of force incidents and investigations… Continue reading

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Local police department's high rate of K9 dog bites | King County Crime Dive

In this episode, we look at how the Auburn Police Department has one of nation’s highest rates of K9 dog bites.

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Environmental law group threatens to sue tire manufacturers over pollutants

Chemicals in tires allegedly end up in waterways and harm salmon populations.

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Renton firefighters are part of the Washington Task Force 1 team that arrived in Maui from Seattle to help with search and rescue efforts after the devastating wildfire. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington Task Force 1

Renton firefighters respond to fire disaster in Maui

The firefighters are part of a federal task force known as Washington Task Force 1.

Renton firefighters are part of the Washington Task Force 1 team that arrived in Maui from Seattle to help with search and rescue efforts after the devastating wildfire. COURTESY PHOTO, Washington Task Force 1
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Man with brain injury harasses neighbors with few consequences | King County Crime Dive podcast

In this episode, Jonathan Arnold has allegedly harassed and sexually assaulted women in his Enumclaw neighborhood for more than two years. However, many — if not most — of these incidents have never been met with consequences because Arnold, who suffers from a traumatic brain injury, is consistently found to be unable to stand trial.

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Two Renton weekend crashes kill 5 people in the span of an hour

Two separate high-speed incidents resulted in vehicle fires in the early morning of Aug. 5.

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Renton Regional Fire Authority levy passing among local voters

Proposition No. 1 on the August primary election ballot.

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Suspicious envelopes received by King County elections officials

Trace amounts of fentanyl found in letter received the day before primary elections.

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