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1 dead following shooting, crash in Federal Way

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A man in his 20s is dead following an argument, shooting, and crash Friday night in Federal Way. Officials said officers responded after 8:30 p.m. to a collision near the 35300 block of 21st Avenue Southwest and upon arrival, it was revealed that a shooting might have led to the crash.
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Construction worker shot in Federal Way

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A construction worker was shot in Federal Way on Friday morning when a man came out of the woods and shot him in the shoulder, according to the King County sheriff’s office. The shooting occurred on the 2000 block of South 360th Street in Federal Way.
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CDC: Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox, KIRO 7 asks the experts what that means

KING COUNTY, Wash. — The delta variant, first detected in India, is taking off in Washington and quickly multiplying. Doctors say it is seeking out the unvaccinated. “Residents who are not vaccinated are 10 times more likely to test positive for COVID-19, 15 times more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19, and 12 times more likely to die,” said Dr. Jeff Duchin of Public Health Seattle and King County.
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Water rescue for grandmother in Carney Lake now recovery

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — A water rescue for a 62-year-old woman who went underwater Friday at Carney Lake is now a recovery mission. Firefighters with Key Peninsula Fire said they were called to the lake after a group reported hearing someone else had gone under as the lake sits on a boundary between Kitsap and Pierce counties.
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COVID-19 case reported in person at crowded council meeting

LYNNWOOD, Wash. — Officials in the Seattle suburb of Lynnwood said Friday that a person who attended a crowded city council meeting on Monday has tested positive for COVID-19. Anyone who attended the meeting should monitor for virus symptoms and consider getting tested for COVID-19, Lynnwood officials said in a news release.
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13 best places to eat at in Seattle (because it has some of the best restaurants in the country)

Seattle has some of the best restaurants in the country. A few summers ago, as I worked in New York and my partner worked in the Emerald City, I flew out to stay with him. We didn't so much plan an itinerary as we planned meals — breakfast, lunch, and dinner; snacks between breakfast, lunch, and dinner — many of which were at Renee Erickson's great restaurants. After cooking her recipes for years, one of my trip goals was to finally enjoy her food in person. And did we ever. But we also stumbled upon a lot of other wonderful eats. I spoke with my Food52 colleagues to get their takes on the best restaurants in Seattle, and here are our top 13 spots in no particular order.
Tacoma, WAUS News and World Report

Drug Investigators Sue County, Say Reputations Tarnished

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Nine former members of an embattled Pierce County sheriff’s drug unit have filed a lawsuit claiming department administrators targeted them to influence the November election and tarnished their reputations. The lawsuit was filed last week in Thurston County, the News Tribune reported. It followed on the...
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What You Need to Know About Amanda Knox's Husband

The world may never stop being interested in what Amanda Knox is doing today. Back in 2007, both Amanda, now 34, and her boyfriend at the time, Raffaele Sollecito, were charged and found guilty of the murder of Amanda's roommate, Meredith Kercher. Article continues below advertisement. Amanda was sentenced to...
Kent, WAkentreporter.com

Construction remains halted on Kent West Hill apartment complex

Construction on a 285-unit apartment complex on Kent’s West Hill along Military Road South remains halted after the company building the project declared bankruptcy. Work stopped in June on the Alexan Gateway Apartments and hasn’t started up again as Dallas, Texas-based developer Trammell Crow Residential tries to determine its next steps after Texas-based Katerra Construction Services walked off the job.