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February 5, 2015 at 6:07 PM

Highline School District teacher accused of raping former student

A sixth-grade teacher who won awards for her work at a SeaTac elementary school is accused of raping one of her former students over the course of several years. Darcy M. Smith, 41, of Renton, was charged in King County Superior Court with three counts of third-degree rape of a child for allegedly having sex with her former…


Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Darcy M. Smith, Highline School District, SeaTac

January 22, 2015 at 12:57 PM

Couple arrested at SeaTac suspected of dozen armed robberies

The Associated Press SEATAC — The King County sheriff’s office says a couple suspected of at least 12 armed robberies over the past few months were arrested Wednesday as they checked out of a SeaTac hotel. The sheriff’s office says the suspects in their 20s have been living a transient lifestyle and supporting themselves with robberies around King…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: armed robbery, King County Sheriff's Office, SeaTac

January 18, 2015 at 9:53 PM

Apartment fire in SeaTac displaces family of four

An apartment fire in SeaTac displaced a family of four and one other resident Saturday night, the Kent Fire Department said in a news release. There were no injuries reported. The first emergency unit to reach the scene on the 20000 block of 30th Avenue South reported that thick smoke and flames were visible from the front…


Comments | Topics: American Red Cross, apartment building fire, Kent

December 3, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant charged with disorderly conduct

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant (Credit: Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times) Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and three other people arrested while taking part in a protest last month outside Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac were charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct, SeaTac city attorney Mary Mirante Bartolo said. The protesters arrested Nov. 19 were calling for Seattle-Tacoma International…


Comments | Topics: minimum wage, SeaTac, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant

November 20, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Sawant spends five hours in jail and continues $15 wage push

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant said Thursday that even though she spent five hours in jail the previous night, after a protest outside Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, her push to raise the minimum wage for airport workers to $15 will continue. Speaking from her office, Sawant said “last night’s action was really inspiring for everybody.” “We have to keep up the…


Comments | More in Politics | Topics: $15 minimum wage, Alaska Airlines, Kshama Sawant

August 25, 2014 at 4:31 PM

Odor forces evacuation of SeaTac hotel; sends some to hospital

More than a dozen people were taken to hospitals after they reported respiratory problems caused by a chemical odor in a SeaTac hotel Monday afternoon. Employees and guests reported a chemical smell on the fourth floor of the six-story Coast Gateway Hotel in the 18400 block of International Boulevard shortly after noon Monday, according to the…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Kent Fire Department, SeaTac

July 29, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Deputy shoots suspected burglar in SeaTac

 Update at 3:04 p.m.: A deputy shot and wounded a man suspected of breaking into a SeaTac home while a woman and her young daughter were inside, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The woman and the 3-year-old girl were in their home in the 4600 block of South 176th Street when the woman heard…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Burglary, King County Sheriff's Office, Officer-involved shooting

July 14, 2014 at 5:42 AM

Overnight brush fire causing large backup on Interstate 5

UPDATE 7:55 a.m. |Firefighters will likely be on the scene of the brush fire most of the morning, spraying any remaining hot spots, said Don Barberie of the Kent Fire Department, the lead agency on the fire. The fire, reported by motorists, broke out shortly before midnight and ran about 200 yards along the side of…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: brush fire, commute, SeaTac

June 30, 2014 at 10:41 AM

Detectives seek missing wallet of 100-year-old SeaTac homicide victim

Robert O. Benson The death of a 100-year-old SeaTac man is being investigated as a homicide, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Robert O. Benson was found dead in his home Friday, sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said. The cause of death is undetermined. Gates says Benson’s wallet was missing from the home, where he lived…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, King County Sheriff's Office, SeaTac

May 5, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Sheriff’s K-9 tracks down suspects in SeaTac despite injury

Frodo, a 2-year-old German shepherd, was injured while tracking two suspects Saturday. (King County Sheriff’s Office photo) A King County sheriff’s K-9 managed to track down two robbery suspects early Saturday morning in SeaTac despite suffering an injury, the sheriff’s office said. Frodo, a 2-year-old German shepherd, was deployed in the 16500 block of International Boulevard South after two suspects…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: k-9, King County Sheriff's Office, robbery

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