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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]

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire Thursday night

One killed, 13 displaced in two-house fire Thursday night

Photo courtesy Skyway Fire One was killed and 13 others displaced in a fire that burned two houses in the 10200 block of 10th Ave S. (map below) Thursday night, July 4. Cause of the fire was not officially... [Read more]

Sheriff’s Office cracks 1995 cold case, arrests 2 for murder of Kenny Ruffer

Sheriff’s Office cracks 1995 cold case, arrests 2 for murder of Kenny Ruffer

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the King County Sheriff’s Office announced that they had cracked a cold case from 1995, and had arrested two suspects for Murder 1 charges. Police say that on Nov. 27, 1995,... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help solving White Center homicide

Police seeking public’s help solving White Center homicide

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help solving a recent homicide in White Center. Police say that on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at approximately 2:12 a.m., Mr. Martin... [Read more]

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 51-year old man was found dead from a gunshot wound in the 10400 block of 15th Ave SW in White Center early Wednesday morning, Jan. 16. Police... [Read more]

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

Man killed when vehicle crashes into tree near SR 509 Tuesday morning

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a 42-year old man was killed when his vehicle veered off the roadway at SR 509 to Myers Way near White Center (map below), then struck a tree. The victim was... [Read more]

Shooting kills Burien man in White Center Friday night

Shooting kills Burien man in White Center Friday night

Photos by Aaron Wells As King County Sheriff’s Deputies were investigating a shooting in Burien Friday night (Nov. 10), a separate incident took place near the DSHS office at 15th Ave. SW and... [Read more]

Writer shares her thoughts on the passing of Steppenwolf’s Goldy McJohn

Writer shares her thoughts on the passing of Steppenwolf’s Goldy McJohn

By Rachel Lusby As many of you probably now have heard, the world lost an amazing musician recently – Goldy McJohn, original keyboardist and founding member of Steppenwolf, the band that brought us... [Read more]

Man found dead in ravine Tuesday morning

Man found dead in ravine Tuesday morning

A man was found dead early Tuesday morning (July 11) in a ravine near 17th Place South and Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below). King County Sheriff’s detectives are calling the death a homicide, but... [Read more]

Woman shot and killed during fight in White Center

Woman shot and killed during fight in White Center

A 28-year old woman was shot at killed in the parking lot of the Avenues Apartments in the 10700 block of 14th Ave SW in White Center early Tuesday morning. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. Police... [Read more]

Body found in homeless encampment near White Center Monday afternoon

Body found in homeless encampment near White Center Monday afternoon

Seattle Police conducted a death investigation after a man’s body was found in an homeless encampment Monday afternoon (June 5) near State Route 509. At about 1:15 p.m., police were called to respond... [Read more]

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

Police seeking suspect wanted for May 7 White Center homicide of James Little

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating the suspect who shot and killed a Seattle man outside of a bar in White Center earlier this month. A Murder 1 warrant has... [Read more]

Victim of fatal shooting in White Center identified by Medical Examiner’s Office

Victim of fatal shooting in White Center identified by Medical Examiner’s Office

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim of Sunday’s fatal White Center shooting as James C. Little Jr., 30. Little was shot in the head – by a suspect still at large –... [Read more]

Detectives seek witnesses in fatal White Center shooting

Detectives seek witnesses in fatal White Center shooting

Looking south on 16th Ave SW, the location of the fatal shooting was on the right, across the street from the Taradise Bar (the old Marv’s Broiler), where crime scene tape can be seen. Photo taken... [Read more]

Man shot in head, killed outside bar in White Center early Sunday morning

Man shot in head, killed outside bar in White Center early Sunday morning

Around 1:43 a.m. Sunday morning (May 7), police responded to a report of a shooting at the Taradise Bar – located at 9808 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) – to find a man dead in the street... [Read more]

High School senior killed in accidental shooting in White Center Friday night

High School senior killed in accidental shooting in White Center Friday night

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: Donovan Spann, 18 – a senior at New Start High School – was tragically killed in an accidental shooting on Friday night, March 10, Highline Public Schools announced... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #67 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Man who shot, killed hatchet-wielding attacker at 7-11 will not face charges

Man who shot, killed hatchet-wielding attacker at 7-11 will not face charges

A gun-carrying man who shot and killed a hatchet-wielding attacker at a nearby 7-11 in March will not face charges, the King County Prosecutor’s Office announced Thursday, Sept. 1. As we previously... [Read more]

Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in hit & run accident in White Center

Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in hit & run accident in White Center

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 63-year old man who was confined to a wheelchair was killed after he was struck by a car while crossing the street in a lit, marked crosswalk... [Read more]