Crime Section

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Two men were shot by King County Sheriff’s Officers during a homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night, Jan. 27, 2017. Police say that detectives received... [Read more]

SeaTac Council approves human service grants; alters Angle Lake boat practices

SeaTac Council approves human service grants; alters Angle Lake boat practices

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday (Jan. 24) reviewed four of 39 human services organizations that requested city funds for the year but only after the mayor said that the agencies not yet... [Read more]

Man dies after being hit by stray bullet in his SeaTac home Thursday morning

Man dies after being hit by stray bullet in his SeaTac home Thursday morning

UPDATE: Sadly, the victim of this tragedy has passed away. A 74-year old man was shot in SeaTac early Thursday morning (Jan. 19) after a bullet went through the wall of his house and struck him in the... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools holding Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding an Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from at 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Pacific Middle School in Des Moines. Here’s more info: Pause Before You Post.... [Read more]

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: At 11:30 a.m. Friday morning (Dec. 30, 2016), Des Moines Police Officers responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 25800 block of Marine View Drive... [Read more]

PODCAST: Woman killed by DUI driver; Jack Mayne on sanctuary cities & more…

PODCAST: Woman killed by DUI driver; Jack Mayne on sanctuary cities & more…

Here’s episode #78 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]

Community Police Academy starts Mar. 9, and here’s how YOU can sign up

Community Police Academy starts Mar. 9, and here’s how YOU can sign up

The King County, Burien and SeaTac Police Departments will be holding a FREE Community Police Academy this spring, and registration is now open. Classes will begin on Thursday, Mar. 9, 2017, and will... [Read more]

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #77 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]

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayneEditorial-111816.mp3 With the biennial budgets of the cities... [Read more]

SeaTac Police bust drug dealer, seize stolen guns, narcotics, pot, cash & more

SeaTac Police bust drug dealer, seize stolen guns, narcotics, pot, cash & more

The SeaTac Police Department is reporting that on Thursday, Nov. 10 at about 1 a.m., an officer witnessed what he believed to be a narcotics transaction in the parking lot of the Motel 6 at S. 206th Street/Military... [Read more]

DUI stop in SeaTac leads to narcotics arrest

DUI stop in SeaTac leads to narcotics arrest

SeaTac Police are reporting that on Nov. 3 at about 2:20 a.m., Deputy Pat Kelly saw a car moving at very slow speeds on International Blvd. approaching S. 188th Street. Kelly could see that the driver... [Read more]

PODCAST: Businesses shot at; Jack Mayne on interim city managers, more

PODCAST: Businesses shot at; Jack Mayne on interim city managers, more

Here’s episode #76 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]

UPDATE: Missing Aviation High student Josiah Hokanson has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing Aviation High student Josiah Hokanson has been FOUND!

UPDATE FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016: The Tukwila Police Department announced Friday night that missing 16-year old Aviation High School Josiah Hokanson has been found and is now safe with his family. As we previously... [Read more]

PODCAST: Hate crime; pepper spraying at Highline High; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Hate crime; pepper spraying at Highline High; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #75 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: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

PODCAST: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

Here’s episode #74 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]

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

By Jack Mayne Objectors, often speaking in Spanish with an English translator, crowded the SeaTac City Council chambers on Tuesday night (Oct. 25), many seeking help to keep The Firs Mobile Home Park... [Read more]

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac

King County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to locate anyone who witnessed a brazen daylight robbery of around $400,000 in diamonds in SeaTac on Tuesday (Oct. 25) around noon…

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

Here’s episode #73 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: Gunshots a mystery; new Interim City Manager; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Gunshots a mystery; new Interim City Manager; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #72 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]

To record or not committee meetings; chronic nuisances before SeaTac Council

To record or not committee meetings; chronic nuisances before SeaTac Council

By Jack Mayne Whether or not to audio record committee meetings was debated at the SeaTac City Council during Tuesday’s session, along with setting meeting dates and times for those committees, then... [Read more]