Crime


Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

Dow Constantine releases statement on Burien City Council election

King County Executive Dow Constantine – who we last saw when he held a press conference at Burien Town Square on Oct. 30 – released the following statement on Tuesday, Nov. 14 about the Burien City... [Read more]


UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 27-year old Burien man that took place near SW 96th Street and 15th... [Read more]


Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that a stabbing took place in/near an apartment complex in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 11) around 12:45... [Read more]


Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Photos by Aaron Wells Burien Police responded to a report of a shooting Friday night (Nov. 10), and found two men shot. One of the men died at the scene, the other was taken to Harborview with a... [Read more]


Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses who may have seen a vehicle being shot at around 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 on westbound SR 518 near Des Moines Memorial Drive while driving into Burien. WSP troopers... [Read more]


Three Highline High School students robbed on campus Wednesday

Three Highline High School students robbed on campus Wednesday

Highline High School is reporting that on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 8) at around 4 p.m., three students were robbed of cell phones and money on the southeast end of campus. Burien police responded and... [Read more]


Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

If you’re wondering what all the police activity was on/near SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien Tuesday night (Nov. 7), Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that it was because deputies... [Read more]


Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who robbed a man at gun point last month in White Center. Shortly... [Read more]


City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

The lights were out, doors were locked and its big sign had been painted over at pet grooming facility Pretty Paws when this photo was taken last weekend. Burien City Attorney Lisa Marshall told the City... [Read more]


A message from Advertiser Independent Burien

A message from Advertiser Independent Burien

A message from Advertiser Independent Burien: Dear Burien Voters, Wow – what the heck is happening to our community? I’m sure many of you are wondering why I have stepped forward in a proactive manner... [Read more]


14-year old boy shot near Burien laundromat Tuesday night

14-year old boy shot near Burien laundromat Tuesday night

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 14-year old boy was shot in the back as he was sitting in a truck near a laundromat located on Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 136th Street... [Read more]


Abandoned, running stolen vehicle results in large police response Monday night

Abandoned, running stolen vehicle results in large police response Monday night

If you wondered what the large police turnout was in the Gregory Heights neighborhood Monday night (Oct. 30), Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that a Deputy ran the license... [Read more]


Candidates for Burien City Council speak out about Respect WA mailing

Candidates for Burien City Council speak out about Respect WA mailing

In response to a gathering imbroglio surrounding a recent endorsement letter supporting four Burien City Council candidates mailed out by Respect Washington, the candidates in question have taken to social... [Read more]


VIDEO: Dow Constantine & regional leaders denounce racist flier in Burien

VIDEO: Dow Constantine & regional leaders denounce racist flier in Burien

On Monday (Oct. 30), King County Executive Dow Constantine – along with numerous regional political leaders (and one lurker) – denounced the recent Respect Washington flier considered by many to be... [Read more]


Highline Public Schools Superintendent responds to Respect WA hate mail

Highline Public Schools Superintendent responds to Respect WA hate mail

On Saturday, Oct. 28, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent the following statement to all staff, regarding the controversial hate mail recently sent out by Respect Washington: Hello... [Read more]


LETTER: ‘This is in direct response to the actions of the group Respect WA’

LETTER: ‘This is in direct response to the actions of the group Respect WA’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] B-Town Blog Editor: After reading both... [Read more]


City of Burien issues statement about recent hate mail from Respect, WA

City of Burien issues statement about recent hate mail from Respect, WA

The City of Burien on Friday (Oct. 27) issued a statement that appears to be inspired by a direct mail letter sent out by Respect, WA, which targets “undocumented immigrants” it claims are... [Read more]


LETTER: I do not respect ‘Respect Washington’; plus, Sheriff responds

LETTER: I do not respect ‘Respect Washington’; plus, Sheriff responds

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] To the B-Town Blog, A number of acquaintances... [Read more]


Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

The Burien Police Department is reporting that they have arrested a local man for running over campaign signs in another resident’s front yard. Officers were able to locate and arrest the owner... [Read more]


Burien CARES seeking others who have had bad experiences with pet groomer

Burien CARES seeking others who have had bad experiences with pet groomer

As we recently reported, a Burien pet grooming facility is alleged to have been responsible for the strangulation and subsequent death of a dog named ‘Yoshi.’ Now, Burien CARES Animal Control... [Read more]