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UPDATE: Police say that fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE: Police say that fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE July 8, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit has determined that the fatal North Highline fire on the 4th of July was started by fireworks. Police said that it’s... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

On Friday, July 5, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim of Thursday night’s fatal two-house fire as Roland Kennedy, 70. The official cause of death was “toxic... [Read more]

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

After a series of shootings over the weekend, the Sheriff’s Office wants to assure White Center residents and business owners that “public safety is our top priority and we are taking action to... [Read more]

Man shot in Top Hat Monday morning

Man shot in Top Hat Monday morning

A man was shot in the 10600 block of 1st Ave SW (map below) in the Top Hat area Monday morning, June 24, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Police say that the victim was transported... [Read more]

Shooting injures three in White Center Sunday morning

Shooting injures three in White Center Sunday morning

Three people were injured and sent to Harborview Medical Center after being shot in an alley between 16th and 17th Ave SW in White Center Sunday morning, June 23. Police say the conditions of the victims... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding a warrant suspect: UPDATE: Police released the following photo on Thursday, June 20: #Update on the search for Francisco... [Read more]

UPDATE: 18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

UPDATE: 18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say that an occupied vehicle with 4 people was... [Read more]

LISTEN: 911 call audio from homeowner who shot & killed burglar released

LISTEN: 911 call audio from homeowner who shot & killed burglar released

UPDATE April 30, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, April 30 released 911 call audio from the homeowner who shot and killed a burglar at his White Center Home on April 22. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: 34-year old man arrested in connection with rideshare rape case

UPDATE: 34-year old man arrested in connection with rideshare rape case

The King County Sheriff’s Office is crediting extensive media coverage for Wednesday’s arrest of a 34-year old male as a ‘person of interest’ in an alleged rideshare rape that happened... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela arrested in Kennewick

UPDATE: Suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela arrested in Kennewick

Daniel ‘Capone’ Varella has been arrested. UPDATE: On Tuesday, April 2, Daniel Varela AKA “Capone” – wanted in connection with an attempted murder in White Center on Mar. 20 – was arrested... [Read more]

VIDEO: Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect in White Center rape

VIDEO: Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect in White Center rape

UPDATE APRIL 3, 2019: A ‘Person of Interest’ has been arrested in connection with this case. Read the latest update here. The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s... [Read more]

Police seeking help locating attempted murder suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela

Police seeking help locating attempted murder suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Daniel Varela AKA “Capone”, a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted murder in White Center on Wednesday,... [Read more]