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Man found dead at Burien Transit Center Monday night

Man found dead at Burien Transit Center Monday night

A 45-year old male from Bellevue was found deceased on Monday, June 25 at around 7:10 p.m. at the Burien Transit Center. Police say the exact cause of death is unknown, but that there’s “nothing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Dead Sea Lion washes up on north side of Three Tree Point

The body of a dead Sea Lion washed up on the north side of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach this week. It’s unknown when this marine mammal died, or what the cause was. However, Jamie at the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Deceased woman found in Seahurst Tuesday identified as 64-year old

UPDATE: Deceased woman found in Seahurst Tuesday identified as 64-year old

UPDATE 7/12/13: The elderly woman who was found deceased under a tree on Tuesday has been identified as a 64-year old Burien resident. Her identity has not yet been released, nor has the cause of death. PREVIOUSLY: The... [Read more]

Husband Arrested for Murder of Wife 6 Years Ago; Body Was Left in Burien

Husband Arrested for Murder of Wife 6 Years Ago; Body Was Left in Burien

by Ralph Nichols Six years ago, the body of Nicole Pietz of Lynnwood was found in a wooded area of Burien. Wednesday morning (March 21) her husband was arrested and booked into the King County Jail for... [Read more]

Overnight Shooting In White Center Leaves 23-Year Old Woman Dead

Overnight Shooting In White Center Leaves 23-Year Old Woman Dead

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office has released more info about Tuesday morning’s shooting in White Center that killed a 23-year old female: Police... [Read more]

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]

Burien Man Charged In Halloween Shooting Death Of Man In Kent

Burien Man Charged In Halloween Shooting Death Of Man In Kent

Jorge Lizarraga Late last week, the King County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges against Jorge L. Lizarraga, 19, of Burien, who is accused of the shooting death of Devin Topps, 18, last Halloween... [Read more]

‘Alice In Chains’ Bass Player Mike Starr Had Burien Roots

‘Alice In Chains’ Bass Player Mike Starr Had Burien Roots

On Tuesday (March 8), former ‘Alice In Chains’ bass player Mike Starr, 44, was found dead in his Salt Lake City home. Starr, who graduated from Burien’s Highline High School in 1984,... [Read more]

PHOTO: Seagull Lands On Transformer, Knocks Out Power, Dies

PHOTO: Seagull Lands On Transformer, Knocks Out Power, Dies

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post contains a gruesome photo taken at the scene of a recent Burien crime. We suggest that this story not be shared with any Readers under the age of 18 16 13 10 7,... [Read more]

81-Year Old Woman Dies In Fatal Burien Traffic Accident

81-Year Old Woman Dies In Fatal Burien Traffic Accident

The King County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that an 81-year old Burien woman was pronounced dead at Harborview Medical Center on Friday (Jan. 28th) after she was involved in an automobile accident.... [Read more]

King County Prosecutor Requests Re-Trial In Murder Case Of Burien Man

King County Prosecutor Requests Re-Trial In Murder Case Of Burien Man

The King County Prosecutor’s Office announced that it is requesting a re-trial in the case of Myron C. Wynn, whose trial on charges of Murder First Degree ended in a hung jury last month. Wynn is... [Read more]

Wrong Way Driver Killed, Several Injured In Bizarre Chain Reaction On 509

Wrong Way Driver Killed, Several Injured In Bizarre Chain Reaction On 509

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that, late Monday night (Oct. 18th), 911 dispatchers received a frantic phone call initially reporting a wrong way driver on SR-509 in Burien. This resulted in... [Read more]

Memorial Open Mic For Carly Henley At Infusion Tea & Coffee Oct. 23rd

Memorial Open Mic For Carly Henley At Infusion Tea & Coffee Oct. 23rd

BTB Advertiser Infusion Tea and Coffee will be holding a memorial Open Mic night to honor recently-deceased 2008 Highline High Grad/Musician Carly Henley on Saturday, Oct. 23rd starting at 7pm. Donations... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline High Grad Carly Henley Died From Hanging; Vigil Friday

UPDATE: Highline High Grad Carly Henley Died From Hanging; Vigil Friday

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]

With One Week Left, Murderer Of Burien Woman Files Another Stay Of Execution

With One Week Left, Murderer Of Burien Woman Files Another Stay Of Execution

KING5.com is reporting that, with just one week left until his scheduled execution for the murder of a Burien woman, Cal Coburn Brown’s filed an emergency motion for a stay of execution to the 9th... [Read more]

Online Tribute Posted For Two Local Young Men Killed By Drunk Driver

Online Tribute Posted For Two Local Young Men Killed By Drunk Driver

On Wednesday night (June 9th), two young local men, Derek King, 18, and Nicholas Hodgins, 18, were preparing to graduate from Decatur High School in Federal Way. As they were returning from a gathering... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: To The Driver Who Killed Our Cat…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: To The Driver Who Killed Our Cat…

To the driver who struck and killed our cat on the morning of Thursday April 29th between 7:15 and 8:15 on 170th street I have no words. Our veterinarian told us that our daughter’s Toby was struck... [Read more]

UPDATE: Questions Remain About Body Found On Normandy Park Beach

UPDATE: Questions Remain About Body Found On Normandy Park Beach

UPDATE 3/31/10: As we first reported last week, on March 22nd, the body of a man was found on a Normandy Park beach. According to NP Chief of Police Rick Kieffer, the man had no ID on his person. However,... [Read more]

Reward Doubled To $10,000 In Burien Man’s Homicide At Good Time Ernie’s

Reward Doubled To $10,000 In Burien Man’s Homicide At Good Time Ernie’s

The family of deceased Burien man Mark Ebinger (pictured, left), 25, who was stabbed to death outside Good Time Ernie’s last November, has increased the reward offered to $10,000 in hopes of generating... [Read more]