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PODCAST: Resident shoots at attacking Pit Bull in Burien; Commentary & more

PODCAST: Resident shoots at attacking Pit Bull in Burien; Commentary & more

Here’s episode #20 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Burien resident awarded $500,000 settlement for 2010 Pit Bull attack

Burien resident awarded $500,000 settlement for 2010 Pit Bull attack

Burien resident Jeannette Cunningham (pictured above in 2010, left, and after surgery in 2012, right) was recently awarded a $500,000 settlement for a Pit Bull attack she suffered over five years ago (read... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: After Surgeries, Pit Bull Victim Finally ‘Getting Her Smile Back’

FOLLOWUP: After Surgeries, Pit Bull Victim Finally ‘Getting Her Smile Back’

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Nearly two years ago (read our previous coverage here), pit bull attack victim Jeanette Cunningham told me “I just want to get my smile back…” at the... [Read more]

‘Save Bella’ Facebook Page Created For Surviving Pit Bull From Burien Attack

‘Save Bella’ Facebook Page Created For Surviving Pit Bull From Burien Attack

A Facebook Page entitled “Save Bella” has been created to help raise funds for the family of the lone surviving pit bull involved in last Thursday’s attack on two women in the 15800 block... [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]

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]

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]

UPDATE: Over $5,500 Raised At Auction For Pit Bull Attack Victim

UPDATE: Over $5,500 Raised At Auction For Pit Bull Attack Victim

As we reported last week, on Tuesday night (Aug. 31st), area residents held an auction fundraiser party at The Mark Restaurant for Jeanette Cunningham, the victim of a pit bull attack in Burien in July. Jeanette... [Read more]

Pit Bull Used As A Weapon In Sunday Night SeaTac Attack Against Two Women

Pit Bull Used As A Weapon In Sunday Night SeaTac Attack Against Two Women

This is "Snaps," the pit bull used as a weapon by four kids in SeaTac. Photo courtesy King County Animal Care and Control. According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, two women were... [Read more]