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February 16, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Fake deputy runs from real deputy, eludes search by copter and K-9

A man posing as a King County sheriff’s deputy in unincorporated Renton bolted when spotted by a real deputy Friday night, eluding a search that included the sheriff’s helicopter and a tracking K-9. The imposter, wearing a navy colored T-shirt that said “SHERIFF,’ told residents of an apartment complex that he was looking for an auto-theft suspect. But to…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, police imposter

February 15, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Renton man killed in Pierce County crash

A Renton man died early Saturday after crashing his pickup into a ditch outside Greenwater, Pierce County Authorities say 18-year-old Connor L. Johnson was driving east on Highway 410 when he went off the road, crashing into a ditch near mile marker 48. He died instantly, State Trooper Chris Webb said. Webb said the cause is being…

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February 11, 2014 at 7:38 PM

Dogs with area ties to compete for top Westminster dog show prize

UPDATE, 8:02 p.m. | A wire fox terrier named Sky won “best in show” at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Ally, a white standard poodle handled by Tim Brazier of Woodinville, won the second-place title, called “reserve best in show.” This was Ally’s last dog show, and co-breeder Debra Ferguson Jones, of Renton, said…

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February 3, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Police closing roads in Renton, ask Hawks fans to stay away today

Seahawks fans may want to celebrate with the team as soon as possible, but Seattle and Renton police are asking that fans wait until the downtown parade Wednesday. There will be no access or staging areas for fans at either Seattle-Tacoma International Airport or at Virginia Mason Athletic Center when the team arrives in Seattle this…

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0 Comments | More in Sports, The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Renton, Seahawks, Super Bowl

January 23, 2014 at 5:32 AM

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Renton bike trail

RENTON (AP) — A motorcycle rider fleeing a Washington State Patrol trooper was killed in a crash just before 2 a.m. Thursday in Renton. The patrol says the rider had left Highway 169 and was on a parallel bicycle trail when he hit a pole. KING reports the chase began on Interstate 405 when the trooper tried…

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December 4, 2013 at 5:34 PM

Charges: Renton woman shot husband 7 times as he fled home

King County prosecutors charged Vanetta Richardson, 34, of Renton, with second-degree murder today, accusing her of shooting her unarmed husband seven times as he tried to flee their house on Sunday. Richardson allegedly fired a .40-caliber handgun nine times at Jerry Butler Jr., 31, while her children were in her line of fire, charging papers say….

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: domestic violence, homicide, Renton

December 2, 2013 at 11:14 AM

Renton woman arrested in fatal shooting of husband

Update at 3:05 p.m.:| Bail for the suspect was set at $1 million during a first appearance at the King County Jail courtroom. Original post:| A 34-year-old Renton woman has been arrested for investigation of homicide-domestic violence, Renton police said this morning. At 1:38 p.m. Sunday, a woman called 911 to report that she had shot her…

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November 28, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Child falls from window in Renton

A 1-year-old child suffered minor injuries Thursday after tumbling out of a window of a house in the 2300 block of Southeast 21st in Renton, according to a dispatch supervisor. Though the initial report around 4:45 p.m. indicated the child fell 25 feet, it was later reported that the child fell 9 feet, the dispatcher said.

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