Olivia Sullivan

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’
South King Fire opens county’s first decontamination site for law enforcement officers
South King Fire opens county’s first decontamination site for law enforcement officers
At St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, a patient is taken from an ambulance through a small door marked “decontamination” on March 23. It was unclear whether the patient was suspected of being infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing)

King County releases breakdown data of COVID-19 cases, deaths

Washington’s virus-related death toll surpasses 129 as of Wednesday, March 25.

At St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, a patient is taken from an ambulance through a small door marked “decontamination” on March 23. It was unclear whether the patient was suspected of being infected with COVID-19. (Photo by Ray Miller-Still/Sound Publishing)
King County jails reducing inmates, prioritizing space for violent offenders to curb COVID-19

King County jails reducing inmates, prioritizing space for violent offenders to curb COVID-19

Jails already seeing a significant decrease in inmates from 1,940 to 1,766 between March 1-19, with more cuts on the way.

King County jails reducing inmates, prioritizing space for violent offenders to curb COVID-19
Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing

Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing

Seattle mayor says in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the public cannot allow gatherings at Alki, Golden Gardens, Seward, Volunteer Park or Magnuson parks.

Playgrounds, sports courts closed in King County to encourage social distancing
4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure

4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure

Two paramedic interns, two South King County primary response employees are asymptomatic, according to union executives.

4 King County paramedics quarantined after COVID-19 exposure
Federal Way couple quarantined on Grand Princess cruise ship confined to room

Federal Way couple quarantined on Grand Princess cruise ship confined to room

Couple boards ship Feb. 21 for adventure cruise to Hawaiin Islands; 21 people on board test positive for coronavirus.

Federal Way couple quarantined on Grand Princess cruise ship confined to room
Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington

Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington

Two individuals who died on Feb. 26 were found to have had the coronavirus; Harborview Medical Center staff possibly exposed to the virus.

Coronavirus death toll rises to nine in Washington
Investigators release video of Federal Way police fatally shooting black man following public outcry

Investigators release video of Federal Way police fatally shooting black man following public outcry

Civil rights advocates call out forceful policing that has targeted young people of color in South King County.

Investigators release video of Federal Way police fatally shooting black man following public outcry
Bonsai burglary: trees worth thousands stolen from Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way

Bonsai burglary: trees worth thousands stolen from Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way

The two bonsai, a Silverberry and a Japanese Black Pine, were stolen from the secured public exhibit area early Sunday morning.

Bonsai burglary: trees worth thousands stolen from Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way
South King Fire helps local animal rescue with puppy transport

South King Fire helps local animal rescue with puppy transport

Seattle-based nonprofit Resilient Hearts Animal Sanctuary helps rescue and re-home animals from high risk situations and fosters loving relationships along the way.

South King Fire helps local animal rescue with puppy transport
Former Todd Beamer High School nurse charged with child rape, sexual misconduct of 3 students

Former Todd Beamer High School nurse charged with child rape, sexual misconduct of 3 students

51-year-old Mark David Glenn, of Auburn, posted bail and was released from jail.

Former Todd Beamer High School nurse charged with child rape, sexual misconduct of 3 students
Family, friends of paraplegic man killed in shootout with Federal Way police outraged over his death

Family, friends of paraplegic man killed in shootout with Federal Way police outraged over his death

Family says the 23-year-old man’s death was “senseless”; accuse police of excessive force and withholding information that the man used a wheelchair.

Family, friends of paraplegic man killed in shootout with Federal Way police outraged over his death
85-year-old murder suspect pleads not guilty to shooting roommates, killing one

85-year-old murder suspect pleads not guilty to shooting roommates, killing one

Beverly Lorraine Jenne was charged with pre-meditated murder and assault for shooting her roommates, one fatally.

85-year-old murder suspect pleads not guilty to shooting roommates, killing one
Federal Way police nab Christmas tree thief

Federal Way police nab Christmas tree thief

Federal Way’s Special Investigations Unit arrested the suspect on Friday, Dec. 13; Some of the 78 stolen trees were recovered, police say.

Federal Way police nab Christmas tree thief
Mind over miles: Thoughts from the Seattle Half Marathon

Mind over miles: Thoughts from the Seattle Half Marathon

Reporter runs the 13.1-mile race in 2:01:40.

Mind over miles: Thoughts from the Seattle Half Marathon
Racist graffiti on Starbucks sign in Federal Way stirs outrage

Racist graffiti on Starbucks sign in Federal Way stirs outrage

Starbucks customer outraged at “whites only” graffiti spray-painted under the drive-thru sign; company “acted quickly to remove” graffiti.

Racist graffiti on Starbucks sign in Federal Way stirs outrage
Former classmates, teachers remember murdered Federal Way teen

Former classmates, teachers remember murdered Federal Way teen

Sarah Yarborough was strangled on FWHS campus in December 1991; her suspected killer was arrested nearly three decades later on Oct. 2.

Former classmates, teachers remember murdered Federal Way teen
Covington man arrested for 1991 cold case murder of 16-year-old Federal Way girl

Covington man arrested for 1991 cold case murder of 16-year-old Federal Way girl

The body of Sarah Yarborough, 16, was found on the Federal Way High School campus in December 1991.

Covington man arrested for 1991 cold case murder of 16-year-old Federal Way girl
King County teens clean up roadside litter

King County teens clean up roadside litter

Teens, age 14-17, in Department of Ecology Youth Corps program clean up to protect the environment in four-week job opportunity.

King County teens clean up roadside litter