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Charges filed in Normandy Park homicide against Shane Chamberlain, 22

Charges filed in Normandy Park homicide against Shane Chamberlain, 22

Murder and assault charges were filed Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 28) against Shane Ryan Chamberlain, 22, who is accused of the fatal shooting of a 96-year-old man in his home on Saturday in Normandy Park. The... [Read more]

UPDATE: 23-year old man arrested in fatal shooting in Normandy Park

UPDATE: 23-year old man arrested in fatal shooting in Normandy Park

On Saturday (Jan. 25) afternoon just before 3 p.m., Normandy Park Police responded to a report of a shooting and found a deceased male in the 18500 block of Normandy Terrace SW (map here). Police were... [Read more]

Normandy Park Man Sentenced to 41 Months for Bicycle Hit and Run Death

Normandy Park Man Sentenced to 41 Months for Bicycle Hit and Run Death

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that Erlin Garcia-Reyes, 28, was sentenced Friday afternoon (Aug. 10) to 41 months in prison for the hit and run death of cyclist Michael Wang on... [Read more]

Normandy Park Man Changes Plea to ‘Guilty’ in Bicycle Hit and Run Death

Normandy Park Man Changes Plea to ‘Guilty’ in Bicycle Hit and Run Death

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that Erlin Garcia-Reyes, 28, changed his plea to ‘Guilty’ Tuesday afternoon (July 17) for the felony hit and run death of cyclist Michael... [Read more]

George Hadley, Former Normandy Park Mayor, Passes Away

George Hadley, Former Normandy Park Mayor, Passes Away

George Hadley, former mayor of Normandy Park, has passed away. He died at home Sunday afternoon (May 8), confirmed long time family friend Lee Moyer…

Normandy Park Man Killed In Single-Car Accident Saturday Morning

Normandy Park Man Killed In Single-Car Accident Saturday Morning

The Washington State Patrol reports that around 12:55am Saturday morning (April 9), Mark R. Adams, 60, of Normandy Park, was killed when his car crashed into a barrier just off the S. 176th exit of southbound... [Read more]

Highline High Grad Carly Henley Died From Hanging; Vigil Friday Night

Highline High Grad Carly Henley Died From Hanging; Vigil Friday Night

According to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office, Carly D. Henley, 20, a 2008 graduate of Highline High School, was found dead Wednesday night in a stairwell of a fraternity house near the... [Read more]

Normandy Park Native Arne Backstrom Killed In Skiing Accident

Normandy Park Native Arne Backstrom Killed In Skiing Accident

Free skiing professional Arne Backstrom, 29, a Normandy Park native and frequent skier at Crystal Mountain, has apparently been killed after a big-mountain fall in Peru. According to a report on www.freeskier.com,... [Read more]

61 Years Ago Sunday:Fatal Plane Crash At Sea-Tac

61 Years Ago Sunday:Fatal Plane Crash At Sea-Tac

The opening of Sea-Tac’s third runway has inspired a lot of discussion, both good and bad, and our sister site The B-Town Blog is commemorating something that happened on the original runway 61... [Read more]

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims

How You Can Help Burien Fire Victims

The tragic apartment fire that killed three in Burien early Sunday has been determined as being arson, and a $10,000 reward has been set for information leading to an arrest. Lots of generous Readers have... [Read more]