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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, including a large portion of Burien on Friday afternoon,... [Read more]

You can now get FREE Burien News on-demand 24/7 with your Alexa device

You can now get FREE Burien News on-demand 24/7 with your Alexa device

Starting Wednesday, April 3, 2019, you can now receive FREE Burien News Reports using your Amazon Alexa device, by enabling the Burien News Skill here, then simply saying “Alexa, Burien News.“ This... [Read more]

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Thursday, Mar. 14 announced that the SR 509 Task Force has recently received results from the (WSP) Crime Lab, indicating the use of a single firearm in a series... [Read more]

22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting near the Burien Plaza on SW 148th Street near 1st Ave South in Burien Thursday night, Feb. 14. Police say that the victim – a 22-year... [Read more]

UPDATE: 22-year old man shot, killed by 23-year old in Burien Tuesday night

UPDATE: 22-year old man shot, killed by 23-year old in Burien Tuesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man was shot and killed in Puget Sound Park in the 12800 block of 1st Ave South (map below) in Burien Tuesday night, Feb. 12 at around 9:30 p.m. When... [Read more]

Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

On Friday afternoon, Feb. 1, the King County Sheriff’s Office and SeaTac Police served search warrants on two houses in SeaTac for drug and child endangerment crimes. Eyewitnesses told The B-Town... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fatal fire in Burien Tuesday night caused by ‘smoking material’

UPDATE: Fatal fire in Burien Tuesday night caused by ‘smoking material’

This post was updated on Jan. 23, 2019 with new information from the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department: Photo courtesy Red Cross UPDATE: Firefighters from throughout south King County responded to a... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office/Burien Police Department is reporting that a woman was injured when a car crashed into the St. Vincent de Paul store near SW 136th and 1st Ave South in Burien (map... [Read more]

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

If you saw/heard a lot of police activity around the Lake Burien area on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, here’s what we know (as of 3:54 p.m.): Police responded to a trespassing call about a male subject... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

Around 9 a.m. Thursday morning Oct. 18, 2018, Highline High School was put into modified lockdown due to a threatening comment made to office staff over the phone. Police say that the school was put into... [Read more]

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: A 51-year old woman was killed by a stray bullet in a shooting near SW 152nd Street and 1st Ave South in Burien Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2018. Police say that the 51-year-old female victim... [Read more]

Big emergency response in Normandy Park for possible drowning victim

Big emergency response in Normandy Park for possible drowning victim

If you saw or heard emergency activity near Normandy Park early Tuesday evening (Sept. 11), it was most likely from a rescue operation for a possible drowning victim. Despite a large response though, medics... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: An unmanned boat was running in circles off Normandy Park

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: An unmanned boat was running in circles off Normandy Park

An unmanned Boston Whaler boat was circling off Normandy Park late Friday afternoon, Aug. 24. The Coast Guard told KOMO News that a teen was in the boat doing very sharp turns when he fell overboard. He... [Read more]

Power outage hits nearly 2,000 in Burien Wednesday morning

Power outage hits nearly 2,000 in Burien Wednesday morning

Seattle City Light is reporting that a power outage is affecting nearly 2,000 customers in Burien Wednesday morning. City Light says the outage started at 10:35 a.m. This may have also caused an outage... [Read more]