Crime Section

Body found in suitcase Monday morning – the 2nd in area since May

Body found in suitcase Monday morning – the 2nd in area since May

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a body was found in a suitcase near an apartment complex located at S. 204th Street and 30th Ave S. in SeaTac Monday morning (July 27) – the second... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

PODCAST: Burien City Council problems; Sea-Tac’s new airport runway + more

Here’s episode #12 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

This Certificate from the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth was given out to White Center businesses which did *not* sell tobacco to underage youths. ‘Reward and Reminder’ is a project undertaken... [Read more]

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

Here’s episode #11 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Good samaritan who was shot and killed in White Center identified

Good samaritan who was shot and killed in White Center identified

Edward “Eddie” E. Grant, 51. Photo from his Facebook page. The good samaritan who was tragically shot and killed in White Center Tuesday morning (July 14) has been identified by the King County... [Read more]

51-year old Man shot, killed in White Center after trying to break up robbery

51-year old Man shot, killed in White Center after trying to break up robbery

NOTE: This post was updated with new information at 9:36 p.m. on July 14, 2015: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 51-year-old man was fatally shot in White Center around 1:15... [Read more]

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

NOTE: This post was updated at 2:15 p.m. on July 9, 2015: From left, Sheriff John Urquhart, Dan Satterberg, and Russ Hauge of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, outside the KCSO Storefront... [Read more]

Resident starts petition to ‘impose emergency ban on consumer fireworks’

Resident starts petition to ‘impose emergency ban on consumer fireworks’

A petition – targeted at the King County Fire Marshal and Executive Dow Constantine – has been started to “impose an emergency ban on the sale and use of consumer fireworks for this Independence... [Read more]

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

PODCAST: Normandy Park Police arrest Child Rapist, Comment of Week & more

Here’s episode #7 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Police search for suspect in stolen car case near White Center

Police search for suspect in stolen car case near White Center

If you saw major police activity around S. 100th and 2nd Ave S. in the Boulevard Park/Top Hat area Thursday afternoon (June 11), the King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that they were searching... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

PODCAST: Burien burglar caught in the act, Normandy Park grenade & more…

Here’s episode #5 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]