attack Section

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

An elderly man was jumped and assaulted by a group of four – two juveniles and two adults – at the Safeway on 1st Ave South and SW 128th Street on Wednesday, Dec. 19 around Noon. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

Dog attack in White Center injures 66-year old man

Dog attack in White Center injures 66-year old man

The King County Sheriff’s Office and Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) are investigating an overnight dog attack in unincorporated White Center which left a 66-year old man injured. Early... [Read more]

Area Resident Has Bad Encounter with Dangerous Pit Bull in Shorewood

Area Resident Has Bad Encounter with Dangerous Pit Bull in Shorewood

Area resident Lynne Crockett reported the following about a dog-on-dog attack near the intersection of 26th SW and SW 106th – which it *not* in Burien’s city limits (see map below) – on the Shorewood... [Read more]

Man Assaulted In Parking Lot Of Burien Fred Meyer; Police Seeking Public’s Help

Man Assaulted In Parking Lot Of Burien Fred Meyer; Police Seeking Public’s Help

On Wednesday night, Oct. 5th around 9:45 p.m., Aaron McClure (pictured above), 34, was struck in the head by an unknown assailant in the parking lot of the Burien Fred Meyer and severely injured…

POLL: Should Pit Bulls Be Banned Within The City Limits Of Burien?

POLL: Should Pit Bulls Be Banned Within The City Limits Of Burien?

With the news of Thursday’s pit bull attack on former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson and one other woman (read our coverage here), the Comment Wars have been flying fast and furious on The B-Town Blog,... [Read more]

BREAKING: Former Burien Mayor Attacked By Pit Bull; 1 Dog Shot

BREAKING: Former Burien Mayor Attacked By Pit Bull; 1 Dog Shot

Former Burien Mayor and City Councilmember Sally Nelson was one of two women attacked by two pit bulls Thursday afternoon (July 7) around 1 p.m. in the 15600 block of Maplewild Ave SW…

Burien Upholds Ban Of Pit Bull That Attacked Woman, But Will Not Destroy It

Burien Upholds Ban Of Pit Bull That Attacked Woman, But Will Not Destroy It

Attorney Christopher M. Davis wrote an interesting piece on his blog Tuesday (Sept. 21st), about his Burien client Jeanette Cunningham’s case about a “dangerous” pit bull dog that attacked... [Read more]

Help Pit Bull Attack Victim Get Her Smile Back At Benefit Tuesday, Aug. 31st

Help Pit Bull Attack Victim Get Her Smile Back At Benefit Tuesday, Aug. 31st

by Scott Schaefer “I just want to get my smile back…” Those words came from the disfigured mouth of Burien resident Jeanette Cunningham, who we met at the Farmers Market on Thursday, Aug.... [Read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 2

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 2

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final segment of our interview with Inga Isakson (read Part 1 here), one of two people seriously injured in a beating and animal attack last summer in the Sea-Tac neighborhood.... [Read more]

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 1

EXCLUSIVE: Survivor Of Pit Bull Attack Speaks With The B-Town Blog, Part 1

Story and Photos by Mark Neuman I sat down recently for an exclusive interview with one of the survivors of a beating and animal attack last summer in the SeaTac neighborhood. The attack has made famous... [Read more]

REPORT: Woman Kidnapped, Beat & Sexually Abused In Front Of Children

REPORT: Woman Kidnapped, Beat & Sexually Abused In Front Of Children

The Seattle P-I reported Tuesday (Feb. 1st) that three men and a woman are facing charges that they kidnapped, beat and sexually assaulted a woman in an area north of Sea-Tac Airport. The story claims... [Read more]

Burien Man Robbed At Gunpoint Near Chelsea Park, Fights Off Attackers

Burien Man Robbed At Gunpoint Near Chelsea Park, Fights Off Attackers

The King County Sheriff’s Department reports that a 22-year old Burien man was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning (Jan. 26th) around 1am while walking near Chelsea Park when two men approached him,... [Read more]

Burien Teen Accused Of Using Pit Bull As A “Weapon” Gets 14 Months In Juvey

Burien Teen Accused Of Using Pit Bull As A “Weapon” Gets 14 Months In Juvey

The 16-year old Burien girl who was accused of using her pit bull Snaps “like a weapon” against two women in SeaTac on June 21st was sentenced to 14 months in a juvenile detention center Thursday... [Read more]

The Tragic Story Of “Snaps” The Pit Bull Has A Happy Ending

The Tragic Story Of “Snaps” The Pit Bull Has A Happy Ending

You may remember “Snaps,” the pit bull that was used as a “weapon” by a Burien teen and her friends in an attack on two different women in SeaTac on June 21st (as we reported last... [Read more]

Burien Girl Pleads Guilty To Using Pit Bull As A Weapon; Dog “Snaps” Will Be Released To Sanctuary

Burien Girl Pleads Guilty To Using Pit Bull As A Weapon; Dog “Snaps” Will Be Released To Sanctuary

The 16-year old Burien girl who was accused of using her pit bull as a weapon in an attack on two women in SeaTac has plead guilty to charges of second-degree assault, third-degree assault and minor in... [Read more]