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Middle School student with weapon reported near Foster High campus

Middle School student with weapon reported near Foster High campus

On Wednesday afternoon (June 5) there were reports of a Showalter Middle School student possibly carrying a handgun near the Foster High School campus in Tukwila, the Tukwila School District reported. Late... [Read more]

Man shot at gas station dies from injuries; Renton man arrested

Man shot at gas station dies from injuries; Renton man arrested

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at about 12 a.m., Tukwila Police Officers in the vicinity of Southcenter Blvd and Tukwila International Blvd heard the sound of an illegal discharge. Police say that a 32-year-old... [Read more]

Utility pole onto car in Tukwila knocks out power to thousands Friday

Utility pole onto car in Tukwila knocks out power to thousands Friday

Photo courtesy Tukwila Police Utility poles that fell onto an occupied car on E. Marginal Way in Tukwila knocked out power to thousands in the south end Friday afternoon, April 5. Numerous squalls with... [Read more]

City of Tukwila offering discounted locking mailboxes to residents

City of Tukwila offering discounted locking mailboxes to residents

On Friday, April 5, the City of Tukwila announced that it will be offering discounted locking mailboxes to residents at cost – just $108. The city said this new crime prevention program has been in... [Read more]

Tukwila Police release statement on Southcenter incident

Tukwila Police release statement on Southcenter incident

The Tukwila Police Department posted a statement about the Mar. 5 melee of around 500 juveniles at Westfield Southcenter Mall, which caused a major response from police as well as store owners and customers: On... [Read more]

Spring 2019 Community Police Academy starts Tuesday, Feb. 26

Spring 2019 Community Police Academy starts Tuesday, Feb. 26

Starting on Tuesday, Feb. 26, the Community Police Academy is a 12-session program that provides Tukwila residents and merchants with first-hand information about the operations of Tukwila’s Police Department. This... [Read more]

Hazmat teams respond to building in Tukwila Thursday afternoon

Hazmat teams respond to building in Tukwila Thursday afternoon

A hazmat unit responded to a building at Minkler Blvd. and Industry Drive on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 31. Officials say that the unit confined the hazardous material, and that the building is safe and... [Read more]

‘Tip-A-Cop’ will be Thursday, Jan. 24 at Old Spaghetti Factory

‘Tip-A-Cop’ will be Thursday, Jan. 24 at Old Spaghetti Factory

Please join local police and fellow residents on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. for the annual ‘Tip-A-Cop’ fundraiser at the Old Spaghetti Factory to help support the Special Olympics... [Read more]

Tukwila Police arrest prolific 23-year old purse snatcher suspect

Tukwila Police arrest prolific 23-year old purse snatcher suspect

The Tukwila Police Department is reporting that on Friday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2018, detectives culminated a months-long investigation into a series of purse and wallet thefts at Costco with the arrest... [Read more]

14-year old boy killed in accidental shooting identified as Tukwila student

14-year old boy killed in accidental shooting identified as Tukwila student

The 14-year old boy who was accidentally shot and killed Tuesday night (Aug. 14) in Burien has been identified by the Tukwila School District as Onjeray ‘OJ’ Devereaux. ‘OJ’ attended... [Read more]