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Kent Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 526 Incidents and 23 Crime Stories
Kent Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 526 Incidents and 23 Crime Stories. During the last week, Kent recorded a total of 526 crime cases, highlighting a significant concern for public safety. The most common crime reported was 'Suspicious Situation' with 150 instances, followed by 'Theft' and 'Other' crimes, accounting for 114 and 95 cases respectively. The data also showed 73 cases of 'Assault', 26 'Arrests', and 22 instances of 'Burglary'. Other crimes such as 'Vandalism', 'Trespass', 'Argument' and 'Shooting' were less frequent, with 19, 10, 8, and 7 cases respectively. The least number of incidents were attributed to 'Robbery' with only 2 cases. The data indicates a pressing need for enhanced security measures and vigilance in the place to curb these concerning figures.
Women in Fire - explore careers for women in fire or EMS at weekend session
Come join King County EMS and host agency Shoreline Fire, along with over 12 other King County agencies, as we immerse you in a weekend of hands on Fire and EMS activities and provide you an opportunity to explore a career in the Fire or EMS service. This opportunity includes...
Seattle gas station's iconic signboard is tickling everyone with cheeky messages and funny slogans
Editor's note: This article was originally published on May 25, 2021. It has since been updated. A signboard in Seattle has been making local residents and passersby crack a smile every week with punny messages and cheeky wisecracks for nearly two decades. The beloved Wallingford Sign — located outside a Chevron gas station — has also amassed a pretty substantial fan following online after its existence made quite a stir a few years ago and it's not hard to see why once you get a taste of its witticisms.
At least 1 hurt in Kent shooting, helicopter dispatched to help search
Kent Police are investigating a shooting Thursday night at approximately 8 p.m. that injured at least one person. Neighbors told KIRO 7 they heard more than a dozen gunshots at the Birch Creek apartments on 129th Place Southeast. More on WA crime: Suspect firing gun at neighbor arrested after SWAT...
Former NFL star Richard Sherman arrested for suspicion of DUI
Richard Sherman, who starred in the NFL and currently works for FOX Sports and Amazon Prime Video, was arrested early Saturday in King County (Washington) for suspicion of DUI. Per the Seattle Times:. Records show that Sherman, 35, was booked into the King County Jail at about 4:51 a.m. Saturday.
Police bust chop shop in Kent, recover stolen cars, weapons, drugs
Kent Police infiltrated and shut down a chop shop located on the east hill of Kent, arresting one person in the process. The Kent Police Department Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) — with the assistance of the Puget Sound Auto Theft Taskforce and the National Insurance Crime Bureau — executed a search warrant on Feb. 15 after months of investigation. Law enforcement recovered 14 stolen vehicles, several trailers, ATVs, stolen engines and car parts.
Man identified who died of medical emergency in Kent while driving car
An 83-year-old man who died of a medical emergency while driving in Kent has been identified as Carlton J. Nagel. Nagel, of Kent, died of hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and the manner of death was natural, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office Feb. 23 report. Nagel...
‘Significant storm system’ expected to hit Western Washington Sunday
The National Weather Service is warning of a “significant storm system” that could hit Western Washington on Sunday.
Teens plead guilty to murdering Tacoma pot shop employee in armed-robbery spree
The defendants, now 17 and 18, were sentenced Friday for the robberies of multiple cannabis dispensaries in 2022.
Man, 29, fatally shot on Metro bus in Kent identified
The man fatally shot Feb. 16 in Kent after a struggle on a King County Metro bus has been identified as Xavion A. Rayford. Rayford, 29, died from a gunshot wound of the abdomen, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office Feb. 23 report. Officers responded at about...
Federal Way, Washington: 1 Stabbed in Huge Baton Swinging Brawl
Regular fights are making residents of a Federal Way apartment complex concerned after the latest huge fight led to one person being stabbed. One Stabbed After Huge Parking Lot Fight in Federal Way Apartment. The Federal Way Police Department is investigating after a huge fight broke out in the parking...
‘We were the sole surviving members’: Daughter mourns after Tacoma business owner found dead
Tacoma business owner Ray Stebbins was found shot to death in his car on 1200 South 28th Street on Monday.
Kent's Culinary Oasis: 6 Must-Visit Middle Eastern Restaurants
In this article, we're exploring six exquisite Middle Eastern restaurants located in Kent. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Discover Kent's Top 4 Must-Try Noodle Delights
This article presents four exceptional noodle places in Kent. Have you had the chance to try any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Trooper finds dog near Federal Way highway
“Looking for its owner!” wrote a spokesperson.
Washington Residents Are Abandoning Seattle for These 15 Appealing Cities
How many times have you heard someone use the adage “If you don’t like it here, leave?” Some people who are fed up with Seattle are doing exactly that. We spent the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day 2024 in Seattle to enjoy a little downtime before the highlight of our trip - the NHL Winter Classic between the Seattle Kraken and Stanley Cup Champion Las Vegas Knights. After a stressful holiday season, the getaway was EXACTLY what we needed!
Vanished: The Mysterious Disappearance of Seattle Teen Asia Wilbon
As a child, Asia Wilbon would walk into the room with such a bright smile and cute dimples, that it was hard not to notice her. Asia was an introvert, and she became a teenager, she became a homebody and loved to stay in the comforts of her room and her own home.
Significant mountain snow tonight to Monday
What's good news for skiers is bad news for pass travelers: we're forecasting heavy mountain snow between tonight and Monday afternoon. Today marks a transition day between the sunshine Friday and the soaking rain Sunday. There will be spotty showers today, mostly over the mountains, North Coast, the Strait and from Snohomish County through the Canadian border.
Police respond to reported shooting at Kent apartment complex Thursday night
KENT, Wash. — Officers with the Kent Police Department (KPD) responded to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex near Springwood Park Thursday night. Photos and video from the scene show dozens of KPD patrol vehicles at the Birch Creek Apartments near Springwood Park on the 12800 block of Southeast 273rd Place around 10 p.m. Thursday, with police tape blocking off several areas around the complex.
‘People are afraid:’ Surveillance video captures daylight break-in at Tacoma business
TACOMA, Wash. — Several Tacoma residents are frustrated after surveillance videos captured a man breaking into a car and allegedly stealing cars in broad daylight in Tacoma. KIRO 7 News spoke Leah Alo who has been working at One Stop Dentistry for about eight years. The business is located...