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April 18, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Renton runner who died on sidewalk identified

A runner collapsed and died on a sidewalk in Renton around noon today, according to the Renton Police Department. Renton police have tentatively identified him as a 46-year-old Renton resident after issuing a news release earlier this afternoon asking for the public’s help. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the man’s name and determine how…

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April 14, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Police: Renton murder suspect blames alternate personality

A King County District Court judge on Monday found probable cause to hold a 20-year-old Renton man on investigation of second-degree murder in connection with the death of the man’s 20-year-old girlfriend on Saturday. The judge set bail at $750,000 for Gabriel G. Navarro, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Just before noon Saturday, Navarro…

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January 30, 2014 at 7:03 PM

Renton police ask help on ID of attempted kidnapping suspect

The Renton Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of attempted kidnap with sexual motivation on Jan. 8. A 21-year-old woman was walking in the industrial area at Southwest 21st Street and Lind Avenue Southwest shortly after 1 p.m. when the suspect stopped his vehicle in the street and spoke…

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January 21, 2014 at 10:08 AM

Renton man wounded inside his apartment

Renton police are searching for witnesses to a shooting on Monday. Police received a 911 call at 9:17 p.m. reporting that a man had been shot inside an apartment building at Hardie Avenue Southwest and Renton Avenue Extension. Officers found a 22-year-old man suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. The man was treated for his wound and released, police…

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October 16, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Renton woman briefly trapped after car crashes into house

A Renton woman was briefly trapped in the basement of her house in the 300 block of Maple Avenue Northwest on Wednesday when a neighbor crashed his Mercedes through her front door, according to Renton police. The woman was not injured, and the 64-year-old man is suspected of DUI because of the “unmistakable odor” of alcohol on his breath,…

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September 18, 2013 at 7:15 AM

Renton police arrest boyfriend of shooting victim

UPDATE: 7:15 a.m. Wednesday | Renton police have arrested the boyfriend of a 21-year-old woman who was shot in the leg Tuesday in the Renton Highlands neighborhood. The man, 18, was booked into jail for investigation of first-degree assault. Details of the victim’s medical condition have not been released by police. UPDATE: 6:38 p.m. | Renton police are speaking with…

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July 24, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Man fatally stabbed in Renton on Saturday identified

The 22-year-old man fatally stabbed Saturday in Renton has been identified as Jordan Allan Cruz, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Renton police said Cruz and his brothers confronted a 16-year-old after the teen attempted to break into the Cruz’s brother’s parked car in the 200 block of Southwest Fifth Place. A fight ensued and…

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May 10, 2013 at 12:22 PM

Woman dies after car backs over her in Renton

A 77-year-old Issaquah man accidentally backed over a woman this morning, killing her, after she got out of his car following a minor traffic accident, Renton police said. The man was driving a 1995 Mercedes-Benz west on North Park Drive just before 10:30 a.m. when he was involved in a minor collision at Garden Avenue North, police said. The woman, a…

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December 6, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Police investigating fatal shooting in Renton

Renton police are investigating a fatal shooting. Police Detective Robert Onishi said that officers responded at 12:01 a.m. to the 1400 block of Harrington Avenue Southeast after a 911 caller reported seeing a man in the street. The caller told dispatchers there was a rifle near the body and a large amount of blood, Onishi said. “Officers found…

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