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September 9, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Skateboarder injured in Renton hit and run has died

The 17-year-old boy struck by a hit-and-run driver in Renton on Sunday night died at Harborview Medical Center on Tuesday morning. Renton police say the teen, his younger brother and a friend were skateboarding in the 4200 block of Northeast First Place around 5:40 p.m. when he was struck. Police were led to a 16-year-old suspect through his Facebook page. Witnesses were able to identify the…

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July 18, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Renton woman accused of setting husband on fire arrested

Renton police have arrested a 40-year-old woman who they say poured gasoline on her husband and set him on fire Wednesday. Police arrested Tatanysha M. Hedman on Thursday night for investigation of first-degree assault and first-degree arson. Police did not say where she was arrested. The victim, a 52-year-old Renton man, walked into a 7-Eleven store at South 129th Street and…

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May 24, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Seattle woman arrested after Renton stabbing

A 24-year-old Seattle woman has been arrested after an overnight stabbing in Renton. The Renton Police Department said in a statement today that they responded to the 200 block of Rainier Avenue North about 1:45 a.m., finding a 30-year-old man with a “deep” stab wound in his stomach. Officers quickly made contact with the woman nearby and…

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October 24, 2013 at 12:26 PM

Renton police searching for rape, kidnapping suspect

Renton police are searching for a 25-year-old man who allegedly raped, kidnapped and threatened to shoot a woman Wednesday. Luis A. Martinez, of Renton, assaulted the 28-year-old woman at gunpoint, according to Renton police. He is considered armed and dangerous, police said. The two met up yesterday afternoon at a Renton restaurant. After a few drinks they got…

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June 6, 2013 at 8:49 AM

Suspicious fire at Renton Ukrainian center

Renton police and fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire early today at the Ukrainian Community Center and church. No one was injured in the 2 a.m. blaze in the 200 block of Taylor Avenue Northwest , for which damages may exceed $750,000 from flames, smoke and water. The fire started near a dumpster outside the church, spread…

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February 16, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Suspects caught after police chase

A felony suspect led Lynnwood police on a chase from Highway 99 to Interstate 405 Friday night, and was later arrested in Renton after a helicopter saw him and two passengers abandon his pickup. Police said the chase began at 8:45 p.m. when the man fled as special-operations officers tried to arrest him on a felony warrant in…

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May 28, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Ex-boyfriend arrested in Renton girl’s death

Oklahoma City Police Monday arrested the former boyfriend of a 17-year old girl who was found stabbed to death inside her Renton home Friday morning. The Renton Police Department said Jarod Lane, 19, had been on the run since Friday morning, after authorities found the body of his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Scholl, in her burning house. Friends…

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May 11, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Renton police seek robber who beat smoke-shop owner

The owner of a South Renton smoke shop was robbed inside his business Wednedsay and severely beaten in the process, Renton police say. A video  released by police showed the two suspects, identified by police as Joel White and Christopher Lockett Jr.  beating owner with a stick, bottles, fists and feet. White was arrested Friday by detectives,…

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