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November 24, 2014 at 6:16 AM

Eight people displaced after mobile home fire in Kent

The Associated Press The Kent Fire Department says four adults and four children have been displaced by an early morning fire Monday in a mobile home. No one was injured. The fire was started accidentally by an overheated electrical outlet. The fire department says there were no smoke alarms in the home.    

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October 3, 2014 at 4:36 AM

2 injured escaping from Kent apartment fire

  Updated at 8:24 a.m.: Firefighters are still mopping up an apartment fire in Kent where two people were injured early Friday when they jumped from a third-floor balcony to escape the flames. At least six families were displaced by the fire, said Deputy Fire Marshall Don Barberie. Several other apartments may be affected by smoke…

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October 2, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Deputies investigate home-invasion robbery near Kent

King County deputies are investigating a home-invasion robbery Thursday morning near Kent where at least two shots were fired. Sheriff’s Detective Jason Stanley said that at least four males wearing masks forced their way into a home in the 4000 block of South 272nd Street just after 6 a.m. The suspects entered the house screaming that they were…

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September 26, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Trailer of rotten chicken towed to landfill

The Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — An official says an abandoned trailer containing up to 37,000 pounds of rotten chicken has been towed from a truck stop to a western Montana landfill. Alisha Johnson of the Missoula County Health Department says the trailer was towed a few miles along Interstate 90 Friday morning without any problems….

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September 22, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Man accused of molesting child at Kent home day care

The husband of a woman who owned and operated a Kent child-care facility was arrested Friday after a 4-year-old reported he had touched her inappropriately. The 61-year-old man is married to the woman who owned the facility, which she operated from their home in the 26000 block of 124th Avenue Southeast, according to the Kent Police Department….

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September 8, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Kent double homicide suspect pleads not guilty

A 29-year-old Burien man pleaded not guilty Monday morning to two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of two men Aug. 20 at a Kent gas station. Leland  Russell Jr., whose bail was initially set at $2 million following his arrest, is being held without bail after Senior Deputy Prosecutor Jessica Berliner successfully argued that a…

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August 25, 2014 at 1:18 PM

1st-degree murder charges filed in Kent double homicide

King County prosecutors charged a 29-year-old Burien man with two counts of first-degree murder on Monday in connection with last week’s double homicide outside a Kent gas station. Leland Dean Russell, whose bail was initially set at $2 million following his arrest, is now being held without bail after Senior Deputy Prosecutor Jessica Berliner successfully…

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August 20, 2014 at 8:56 PM

Man, 29, arrested in connection with Kent slayings

Update 8:25 a.m. A  29-year-old man was booked into the King County Jail just after midnight for investigation of two counts of homicide in the slayings of two gas station employees Wednesday morning. Kent police Cmdr. Jarod Kasner said investigators questioned a second man for several hours, but released him. Kasner said the investigation is continuing, he didn’t rule out the possibility…

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August 7, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Renton woman accused of setting husband on fire pleads not guilty

The Associated Press KENT — A Renton woman who told police she set fire to her husband because shooting him would be too nice pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic violence assault. The King County prosecutor’s office says 39-year-old Tatanysha Hedman remained jailed after Tuesday’s arraignment in Kent with bail set at $500,000. Court papers say…

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