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August 2, 2014 at 7:08 PM

Motorcyclist loses control, dies on I-5 near Tukwila

One of two motorcyclists, riding separately, was killed Saturday when he lost control on I-5 just north of Highway 599, the Washington State Patrol said. Trooper Chris Webb said the driver, age 34, died at the scene. Several lanes of traffic were blocked early Saturday evening for investigation of the accident; WSP investigators said evidence indicated high speed was…

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Comments | Topics: i-5, motorcyle crash, Tukwila

March 11, 2014 at 10:59 AM

Ex-owner of crime-plagued Tukwila motel sentenced

The former owner of a crime-plagued Tukwila motel was sentenced today to one year in prison for allowing the property to become a haven for drug dealing and prostitution, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Kulwinder “Chris” Saroya, of SeaTac, pleaded guilty in October to conspiracy to maintain drug-involved premises. In his plea agreement, Saroya, 42, admitted he…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: drugs, Tukwila, U.S. Attorney's Office

March 10, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Victim of fatal stabbing in Tukwila identified

A woman who was fatally stabbed in Tukwila Friday night has been identified as Michelle L. Morris, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Morris, 25, was stabbed multiple times during a fight in the 5400 block of Southcenter Boulevard, according to the Tukwila Police Department. Officers responded to a call of a man and…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Harborview Medical Center, Tukwila

January 27, 2014 at 3:18 PM

Inquest ordered into fatal shooting by Tukwila police

An inquest was ordered today into a fatal shooting by Tukwila police at a grocery store on Dec. 7. An employee of the Cash and Carry store in the 200 block of Andover Park East called 911 to report that a masked man armed with a handgun was inside attempting to rob the store. Police surrounded the…

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Comments | More in Government, The Blotter | Topics: Dow Constantine, officer-involv ed shooting, Shooting inquest

January 24, 2014 at 6:42 AM

Wrong-way driver hits trooper on I-5 at Tukwila

UPDATE 12:40 p.m.: The driver was 19 years old, according to the Washington State Patrol. CORRECTION:  An earlier version of this post incorrectly said which direction troopers say the woman was driving. ORIGINAL POST: A Washington State Patrol trooper suffered minor injuries after a wrong-way driver on Interstate 5 struck his patrol car in Tukwila this morning. Trooper Chris…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: DUI, Interstate 5, Tukwila

January 6, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Mary K. Letourneau arrested on warrant Monday morning

Mary K. Letourneau was booked into the King County Jail on a misdemeanor arrest warrant Monday morning. Authorities say Letourneau, 51, was arrested by Tukwila police and booked into jail at 4:44 a.m. for failing to appear in court. She was wanted for driving without a license, prosecutors said. On Jan. 4, 2013, the State Patrol pulled over Letourneau and…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Mary K. Letourneau, Tukwila

November 1, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Car accident kills 1 driver in SeaTac

A vehicle accident on the border of SeaTac and Tukwila has killed one driver and sent the other driver to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened on the 13400 block of Military Road South at about 8:30 p.m. The King County’s Sheriff’s Office has not released…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: car accident, car crash, SeaTac

October 29, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Drivers trade shots in Tukwila road-rage fight; 1 hospitalized

Two drivers traded shots this afternoon in a Tukwila road-rage incident that sent one man to Harborview Medical Center with a serious gunshot wound. Tukwila police say that just before 5 p.m., one driver, who was upset that a car had pulled over in the 10700 block of 47th Avenue South, left his vehicle and banged…

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Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: shooting, Tukwila

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