Crime Section

Bomb threat prompts Tukwila Police response to Showalter Middle School

Bomb threat prompts Tukwila Police response to Showalter Middle School

The Tukwila School District announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, that a bomb threat made against Showalter Middle School has promoted police to respond. The threat – made on Facebook – caused police to bring... [Read more]

Impaired driver strikes, kills pedestrian on Military Road Monday night

Impaired driver strikes, kills pedestrian on Military Road Monday night

An impaired drive struck and killed a pedestrian in the 15000 block of Military Road in Tukwila Monday night, Dec. 28, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The tragic accident occurred... [Read more]

PODCAST: Apartment fire displaces 3 families; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Apartment fire displaces 3 families; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #27 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting in SeaTac kills 1; Jack Mayne Commentary; forecast, more

PODCAST: Shooting in SeaTac kills 1; Jack Mayne Commentary; forecast, more

Here’s episode #26 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burglary suspect dies in SeaTac; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Burglary suspect dies in SeaTac; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s episode #24 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Do our Cops get a Bum Rap? Police Officer Recognition Day is Sept. 12

Do our Cops get a Bum Rap? Police Officer Recognition Day is Sept. 12

by Michael J. West If you think our police are being maligned and disrespected, here’s an opportunity to show your support and recognize an Outstanding Police Officer at ‘Police Officer Recognition... [Read more]

Police seeking suspect with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on face in Tukwila shooting

Police seeking suspect with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on face in Tukwila shooting

Police are seeking Kevin M. Vaughn, a suspect in the Thursday morning shooting in Tukwila. He has the word “HATRED” tattooed above his forehead. Two men on motorcycles shot at police as they... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s K-9 ‘Jimmy’ killed on SR 599 in Tukwila

King County Sheriff’s K-9 ‘Jimmy’ killed on SR 599 in Tukwila

Early Saturday morning (April 18), King County Sheriff’s Office K-9 ‘Jimmy’ was killed after being struck by a vehicle along SR 599 in South Park. He was a two-year old black German Shephard... [Read more]

Tukwila man sentenced to 11 years for Dec. 2013 fatal DUI collision on SR-509

Tukwila man sentenced to 11 years for Dec. 2013 fatal DUI collision on SR-509

Daylight shows the extreme damage to the two vehicles. Photo courtesy Washington State Patrol. The embankment the suspect drove down. Photo courtesy Washington State Patrol. The King County Prosecutor’s... [Read more]

Three Tukwila motels seized by Feds after year-long investigation

Three Tukwila motels seized by Feds after year-long investigation

Three motels in Tukwila were seized and boarded-up by federal agents Tuesday (Aug. 27) following a year-long investigation of criminal activity in and around the motels, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A.... [Read more]