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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]

An Interview With Pit Bull Attack Victim, Former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson

An Interview With Pit Bull Attack Victim, Former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson

Former Mayor Sally Nelson in a 2009 photo. by Scott Schaefer On Monday morning (July 11), we had a chance to speak with former Burien Mayor and founding councilmember Sally Nelson, one of two victims of... [Read more]

UPDATE: Escaped Pit Bull Found, Recovered With Taser Dart Still In It

UPDATE: Escaped Pit Bull Found, Recovered With Taser Dart Still In It

The escaped pit bull dog involved in last Thursday’s attack on two women in Burien – including former Mayor Sally Nelson (read our extensive previous coverage here) – was found and recovered... [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…

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]

Police Officer Shoots And Kills Pit Bull At Burien Apartment Tuesday Afternoon

Police Officer Shoots And Kills Pit Bull At Burien Apartment Tuesday Afternoon

Story and Photos by Scott Schaefer Tuesday afternoon (Mar. 2nd) around 2pm, a potential domestic disturbance 9-1-1 call in Burien turned into the shooting death of a Pit Bull at an apartment near the intersection... [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]