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Mother protests inquest into fatal shooting of her son by Kent Police

Joseph-McDade shot in June after car chase

 

Auburn teen faces murder charge in Kent East Hill drug deal gone bad

Payton Mattson, 20, dies of multiple gunshot wounds.

 

Kent City Council bans safe injection sites with 6-1 vote

The Kent City Council joined four other King County cities with a vote to ban safe injection sites. But Kent’s vote Tuesday night differed from… Continue reading

 

Amazon to hire 50,000 for warehouse jobs across U.S., including Kent

Seattle-based Amazon announced on Wednesday it has more than 50,000 jobs available to fill across its U.S. fulfillment center network, including hundreds of jobs in… Continue reading

Police bust 40 during illegal street racing patrols in Kent and neighboring cities

Police officers from Kent, Auburn, Renton and Tukwila worked with the Washington State Patrol to arrest more than 40 people during a recent crackdown on… Continue reading

Investigators release update/video about Kent Police shooting of Auburn man

The Des Moines Police released the following on Thursday evening about the shooting death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade, 20, of Auburn, by a Kent Police officer… Continue reading

Auburn man shot, killed by Kent Police reportedly tried to run over officer

A Kent Police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old Auburn man who reportedly tried to use his vehicle to run over an officer after a… Continue reading

State demands documents in campaign finance case against Auburn man

The state Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a petition in King County Superior Court seeking enforcement of a civil order issued in the state’s campaign… Continue reading

Task force targets South King County gun crimes

Kent Police and other members of a newly created South King County regional task force say they are reducing the skyrocketing number of gun crimes.… Continue reading

Wasdin resigns as King County Library System director after code of conduct violation

Gary Wasdin, director of the King County Library System (KCLS) since January 2015, has resigned. “KCLS is committed to providing a welcoming environment for all… Continue reading

Kent in the running for new Dick’s Drive-In

Kent’s in the running for a new Dick’s Drive-In. Voters on Dick’s online poll for a new location south or east of the company’s current… Continue reading

Auburn woman hired to lead Kent parks

Parascondola was a former City Parks and Recreation Board member