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September 30, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Suspect arrested in Wednesday’s fatal shooting in Pioneer Square

Police in Federal Way have arrested a suspect in last week’s fatal shooting in Seattle’s Pioneer Square. The 19-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday morning, according to Seattle police. He has been booked into the King County Jail for investigation of homicide. The victim, Melvin V. “TayTay” Dees, 22, was shot several times near Yesler Way and the…

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July 2, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Police: Woman fatally stabs husband in Federal Way

A woman allegedly stabbed her husband to death in Federal Way tonight, police said. Federal Way police officers responded to reports of a stabbing at a house in the 3800 block of Southwest 33th Street around 7:30 p.m. and located a 51-year-old man with stab wounds, spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His…

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February 28, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Federal Way to pay $130K to man questioned in 2008 homicide

The City of Federal Way has agreed to pay $130,000 to settle a civil lawsuit filed by a man who claimed police chained him to a bench while they used manufactured evidence to obtain warrants to search his house and car during a 2008 homicide investigation. Randall Fontana was a person of interest in the slaying of 75-year-old…

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October 7, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Sketch released of man who tried to abduct Federal Way girl

Police have released this sketch of the man who attempted to abduct a young girl, and possibly a second child, last weekend in Federal Way. The first victim, an 8-year-old girl, told police she was crossing the playfield at Brigadoon Elementary School, 3601 S.W. 336th St. around 5:30 p.m. Saturday when a stranger asked her if she wanted candy. The girl refused…

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