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January 28, 2015 at 6:04 PM

Man sentenced to nearly 70 years for fatal Federal Way shooting

A man was sentenced to nearly 70 years in prison Wednesday for opening fire outside a Federal Way bar in 2012 and killing one man and wounding four other people, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Kenneth M. Sutton Jr., 23, was found guilty last month of second-degree murder, four counts of first-degree assault with firearm…

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January 23, 2015 at 6:05 AM

Man fatally shot at Federal Way apartment building

UPDATE at 1:45 p.m. Federal Way police have identified the 19-year-old man killed Thursday night as Erik Raul Reynaga. Reynaga’s body was found next to a car in the parking lot of the Crystal Point Apartments, 35328 25th St. S.W., said police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock. Reynaga was temporarily staying at the apartment complex, Schrock said. Investigators believe the man was killed…

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December 26, 2014 at 5:25 PM

6-car crash blocks southbound I-5 near Federal Way

Update at 7 p.m.: All lanes are now open on southbound I-5 near Federal Way, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The Washington State Patrol said the collision may have been caused by a bed liner in the road. Update at 5:45 p.m.: The traffic backup on southbound I-5 near Federal Way is three…

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November 21, 2014 at 12:19 PM

31-year sentence for man who killed former boss in Federal Way

A 32-year-old man who fatally shot his former work supervisor in Federal Way more than five years ago was sentenced Friday morning to 31 1/2 years in prison. A King County jury convicted Kareem Harris last month of first-degree murder with a firearm enhancement for the shooting of Wilbur Gant on Oct. 28, 2009. Gant died about a year…

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November 19, 2014 at 6:03 AM

2 overnight shootings in Federal Way; 1 fatal

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. | The body found at the Club Palisades Apartments has now been linked to a shootout and robbery in Pierce County, according to officials. ORIGINAL POST | Police are investigating two overnight shootings in Federal Way. KIRO reports a 20-year-old man was fatally shot late Tuesday night at the Club Palisades Apartments….

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October 30, 2014 at 7:24 AM

Two crashes on northbound I-5 snarl traffic

UPDATE, 9:15 a.m. | The accidents have cleared, according to the WSDOT. UPDATE, 7:20 a.m. | The northbound I-5 backup near Martin Luther King, Jr. Way is about five miles as the two right lanes remain blocked from the earlier collision, according to a WSDOT tweet. UPDATE, 7:37 a.m. | All lanes of northbound I-5 except the…

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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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