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Metro Bus hits, injures Pedestrian in Burien Friday night

Metro Bus hits, injures Pedestrian in Burien Friday night

A Metro bus hit a pedestrian at the intersection of SW 156th Street and 4th Ave SW in Burien Friday night around 6:20 p.m. Police say that Metro Route 166…

REPORT: Man hit in crosswalk in Burien Thursday morning

REPORT: Man hit in crosswalk in Burien Thursday morning

KING5 Tweeted Thursday morning (Oct. 24) that a man was hit in a crosswalk on the corner of SW 146th and 1st Ave South in Burien: @KING5Seattle man hit in crosswalk on corner of 146th and 1st ave s in... [Read more]

Police Still Seeking Witnesses to Woman Found Critically Injured Nov. 6

Police Still Seeking Witnesses to Woman Found Critically Injured Nov. 6

We first reported about this incident just minutes after it happened, and yet three weeks later it’s still a mystery – the King County Sheriff’s Office says they are still seeking witnesses who might know why a 56-year old Burien woman was found…

FOLLOWUP: Police Seeking Witnesses to Monday Night Injury of Woman in Burien

FOLLOWUP: Police Seeking Witnesses to Monday Night Injury of Woman in Burien

As we first reported, a 56-year old woman was found lying in the roadway with a critical head injury Monday night (Nov. 5), and police are asking the public for their help. On Monday around 5:30 p.m.,... [Read more]

BREAKING: Woman Critically Injured on SW 152nd Monday Night

BREAKING: Woman Critically Injured on SW 152nd Monday Night

Discover Burien Executive Director Gina Bourdage is reporting that a woman was apparently struck by a dark van – which then drove off – on SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien Monday night…

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]

Exploding Homemade Fireworks Nearly Kill SeaTac Man

Exploding Homemade Fireworks Nearly Kill SeaTac Man

According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a 64-year old SeaTac man was critically injured when homemade fireworks exploded Sunday night (July 4), sending him to Harborview Medical Center. Police... [Read more]

Victim Of Hit-And-Run Will Be Honored By City Of Burien May 3rd

Victim Of Hit-And-Run Will Be Honored By City Of Burien May 3rd

Jeff Kearney, the mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run last November in White Center (read our previous coverage here), will be honored by the city of Burien at City Hall on Monday,... [Read more]

Guardrail May Have Prevented Head-On Collision In Burien Tuesday

Guardrail May Have Prevented Head-On Collision In Burien Tuesday

According to the Washington State Patrol, a guardrail that separates the northbound from the southbound lanes of SR-509 in Burien possibly prevented a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon (March 30). Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police Need Help Finding Vehicle In Hit-And-Run Of Jeff Kearney

UPDATE: Police Need Help Finding Vehicle In Hit-And-Run Of Jeff Kearney

The King County Sheriff’s Department announced Thursday morning (Nov. 19th) that they need help in finding the vehicle that struck and critically injured Jeff Kearney, who was struck in a White Center... [Read more]

Woman Shoots Boyfriend Several Times In Newly-Annexed Area (Not His, The City’s)

Woman Shoots Boyfriend Several Times In Newly-Annexed Area (Not His, The City’s)

According to Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department, a 41 year-old woman shot her 55 year-old boyfriend at least twice with a handgun around 10:30pm last night (Oct. 1st) in the... [Read more]

Man Who Drove Into Woman And Her 3 Children In Burien Charged

Man Who Drove Into Woman And Her 3 Children In Burien Charged

According to The Seattle P-I, John Simmons, 22, has had charges of vehicular assault filed against him for losing control of his car and striking a woman and her three children (including twins in a stroller)... [Read more]

UPDATE: Jason Sanders Of “The Bean” Recovering Well

UPDATE: Jason Sanders Of “The Bean” Recovering Well

Robin Dunkle of BTB Advertiser Howard and Marge Clothing (who recently spearheaded a meal drive) just sent us the following update on Jason Sanders of “The Bean” espresso, who broke his pelvis... [Read more]

Call For Help: Assist “The Bean’s” Jason Sanders

Call For Help: Assist “The Bean’s” Jason Sanders

On Dec. 31st, we reported that Burien resident and businessman Jason Sanders (of Seahurst espresso stand “The Bean”) had been “moderately” injured in a head-on collision in California,... [Read more]

“The Bean’s” Jason Sanders Injured In Head-On Collision

“The Bean’s” Jason Sanders Injured In Head-On Collision

Jason Sanders, 42, of Burien’s “The Bean,” an espresso stand across the street from BTB Advertiser Howard & Marge, as well as the Seahurst Post Office (see map below), was “moderately”... [Read more]

What Some Burien-Area Vets Are Doing Today

What Some Burien-Area Vets Are Doing Today

by Janet Grella When BTB Editor Scott Schaefer remarked that we didn’t have a story for Veterans Day, my first and only thought was to stop by the Burien headquarters of Paralyzed Veterans of America.... [Read more]

Pedestrian Hit by Car in Burien Crosswalk

Pedestrian Hit by Car in Burien Crosswalk

View Larger Map1/11/08 update from KCPQ: An 18 year-old woman was injured in a car-vs.-pedestrian accident this morning about 6:45 AM. It happened in Burien at the 17700 block of Ambaum Blvd South (previously... [Read more]