child Section

Small child struck by vehicle in Burien Sunday, sent to Harborview

Small child struck by vehicle in Burien Sunday, sent to Harborview

UPDATE: We have corrected the date on this story: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a vehicle struck a small child in the 600 block of SW 136th in Burien Sunday evening, May 27. The... [Read more]

Three-year old falls from second floor window at SeaTac motel Monday morning

Three-year old falls from second floor window at SeaTac motel Monday morning

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: A 3-year old boy fell from a second story window at the Day’s Inn Motel in the 19000 block of International Blvd. (map below) in SeaTac just after 11 a.m. Monday... [Read more]

Missing toddler found safe in Burien Wednesday morning

Missing toddler found safe in Burien Wednesday morning

The Seattle Police Department is reporting that a missing 20-month old toddler – Kevin Szal (pictured above), who was last seen Sunday with a man named Michael Mau – was found safe in Burien Wednesday... [Read more]

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: https://youtu.be/B_KAOue-aus by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hit & Run seriously injures young child in Burien Thursday night

UPDATE: Hit & Run seriously injures young child in Burien Thursday night

UPDATE FRIDAY 8/16/13: According to Detective Jason Stanley of the King County Sheriff’s Office, at about 8:25 p.m. Thursday night (Aug. 15), a family was exiting their car that was parked on the... [Read more]

Charge of Attempted Rape Filed Against Albertson’s Bathroom Abductor

Charge of Attempted Rape Filed Against Albertson’s Bathroom Abductor

A charge of ‘Attempted Rape Second Degree’ was filed Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 3) against Andrew William Dempsey, accused of attacking an 11-year-old boy in a grocery store restroom in Burien... [Read more]

UPDATE: Man Attempts to Abduct Child in Bathroom of Burien Albertson’s

UPDATE: Man Attempts to Abduct Child in Bathroom of Burien Albertson’s

UPDATE 9 p.m. 9/29/12: A 32-year old man was arrested Saturday (Sept. 29) after assaulting an 11-year old boy in a grocery store bathroom in Burien. The incident occurred just after Noon in the Albertson’s... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 11-Year Old Burien Boy FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing 11-Year Old Burien Boy FOUND!

UPDATE 8:44 p.m. 2/2/12: Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office just alerted us that “the 11-year old boy just showed up at home.” So thankfully, the search has been called... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Memorial For Son Of Mick Kelly's Manager; Benefit Is May 6th

PHOTOS: Memorial For Son Of Mick Kelly's Manager; Benefit Is May 6th

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer When a spouse dies, the surviving partner is called a “widow” or “widower.” But what can one possibly call a parent whose young child dies a... [Read more]

MISSING: Have You Seen Tayvaunna Milam, 15-Year Old Endangered Runaway?

MISSING: Have You Seen Tayvaunna Milam, 15-Year Old Endangered Runaway?

We got an email Friday afternoon from Lisanna Fox, who says that her niece Tayvaunna Milam, 15, is missing, and that she “…may be in the South Park, White Center, and Burien area. Can you please... [Read more]

From The Big Picture: A Teen Speaks Out About The Economy

From The Big Picture: A Teen Speaks Out About The Economy

Josh Hart, 15, can't yet vote but has a pretty strong opinion. He attends Big Picture High School. EDITOR’S NOTE: Recently we were invited by the Highline School District to visit students and... [Read more]

"For the Children of the World" Hosts Are Fighting Mad!

"For the Children of the World" Hosts Are Fighting Mad!

by Cynthia Reid [EDITOR’S NOTE: Previously, Burien resident Cynthia Reid wrote a story about hosting a child from Chernobyl, which can be read here] As a local host parent of a child from Chernobyl,... [Read more]

Chernobyl Children Find Safe Haven In B-Town

Chernobyl Children Find Safe Haven In B-Town

by Cynthia Reid “For the first time ever we have confronted in reality the sinister power of uncontrolled nuclear energy.” – Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev 19 days after the April 26,... [Read more]

Burien Fire Apartment Victims Suing Landlord

Burien Fire Apartment Victims Suing Landlord

According to the Seattle P-I, members of a family that lived at the arson-burned Tara Apartments in Burien are suing their landlord, claiming they did little to prevent the fire that destroyed the building... [Read more]

Semaj Booker Won’t Be Booked Into Detention

Semaj Booker Won’t Be Booked Into Detention

SEATAC – Remember Semaj Booker, the 10-year old Tacoma boy who’s managed to sneak through security at SeaTac Airport twice? Well, a judge ruled Monday that young Semaj won’t be booked... [Read more]

3-Year Old B-Town Girl Sings “Ben”

3-Year Old B-Town Girl Sings “Ben”

Her name is Alexa Boggs, and according to the Youtube video, she’s just 3 years old. Here she is singing the Michael Jackson love song to a rat “Ben“: http://youtube.com/watch?v=imwyWdlu9kA  Read More →