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October 17, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Teen struck by school bus in Federal Way still in critical condition

A Federal Way girl who was hit by a school bus carrying elementary students on Thursday remained in critical condition Friday morning at Harborview Medical Center, according to a hospital spokeswoman. The girl had just left her home and was in the crosswalk when she was struck at the intersection of Pacific Highway South and South…

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October 14, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Fire damages Federal Way strip mall

The Associated Press FEDERAL WAY — A stubborn fire continued to flare up Tuesday morning, three hours after it broke out about 6:30 a.m. in a strip mall in Federal Way. KOMO reports the building on Pacific Highway South houses a tattoo and piercing saloon, trophy award shop and martial arts studio. The owner of the tattoo shop…

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September 26, 2014 at 1:46 PM

King County man sentenced to 7 years for attempted pot robbery

The Associated Press SEATTLE — A federal judge sentenced a 19-year-old King County man to seven years in prison for using a firearm during an attempted marijuana robbery that turned deadly. Federal prosecutors say Lenny Brikn Jr. and his half-brother Deshawn Boykin pulled a gun and tried to rob two men who arrived at a Federal Way apartment…

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September 26, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Road closed after pedestrian killed in Federal Way accident

A woman was killed in Federal Way early Friday morning when she was hit by a car while crossing a roadway, according to Federal Way police. Police said the woman, about 60, was crossing the street in the 32200 block of 21st Avenue Southwest at around 6:30 a.m. and had almost reached the curb when she…

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September 3, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Teen wounded in Federal Way shooting

A teenage boy was taken to Seattle’s Haborview Medical Center after a shooting Tuesday night in Federal Way. The boy was in the 1800 block of South 288th Street around 9:24 p.m. when he was shot, said department spokeswoman Cathy Schrock. The teen was shot in the shoulder and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. Neighbors told KIRO…

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September 3, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Wednesday Memo: First day of school today … Bus service cuts? … Teen shot in Federal Way

It’s the first day of school in many districts today, including Seattle. Be careful out there. In other school related news: Seattle mayor seeks new Education Department for cityState’s charter-school era begins with Seattle elementary Bus service cuts proposed: Is one of the routes yours? King County proposes 48 bus-route reductions for 2015 A…

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July 29, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Police: Robbers have hit 5 banks in King, Pierce counties

The Associated Press TACOMA — Authorities are looking for a trio of robbers they say have hit five banks in eight days this month in Pierce and south King counties. The Tacoma News Tribune reports Tuesday that three men are in their 20’s. The men wore baseball hats and sunglasses, and worked as lookouts for each other…

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July 8, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Federal Way woman arrested in husband’s death to be released

A 50-year-old Federal Way woman who was jailed last week for allegedly stabbing her husband to death was ordered released today pending ongoing investigation, said Dan Donohoe, a spokesman for King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. The woman was arrested Wednesday on investigation of second-degree murder in the death of her husband, Eric Winters, 52,  and held…

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July 7, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Police say man tried to arrange sex with girl, 15

A Spanaway man who was found guilty of sexually exploiting a 14-year-old girl in 2006 before his conviction was later overturned was arrested in Federal Way on Saturday for allegedly trying to arrange to have sex with a 15-year-old girl, Seattle police said. Thursday, a Seattle Police Department undercover detective posing as a 15-year-old girl responded to an online ad seeking sex…

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July 7, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Federal Way stabbing victim identified

The man who died after his wife allegedly stabbed him in Federal Way last Wednesday has been identified. Eric Winters, 52, died of stab wounds in the chest, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. His wife remains in custody for investigation of second-degree murder in lieu of $500,000 bail. According to a statement of…

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