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VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

Students from Waskowitz Environmental Leadership and Service (WELS) High School gave public comments at Monday night’s (Nov. 19) Burien City Council meeting, and we’ve edited together their... [Read more]

Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW near White Center (map below). The male victim was apparently shot and killed inside a home. No... [Read more]

Man in critical condition after being hit by car on Ambaum Saturday night

Man in critical condition after being hit by car on Ambaum Saturday night

A 38-year old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car at SW 116th and Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien Saturday night, Nov. 17. King County Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Burien Friday, Nov. 30 & Friday, Dec. 28

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Burien Friday, Nov. 30 & Friday, Dec. 28

There will be two upcoming ‘Coffee with a Cop’ events in Burien soon: Friday, Nov. 30, 5 – 7 p.m.: Salmon Creek Cafe, 11620 Ambaum Blvd. SW Friday, Dec. 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Burien Press,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

Courtesy Q13 comes this great video profile of two Latino Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers, who are working to prevent gangs by reaching out to the city’s ~25 percent hispanic community. “King... [Read more]

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

If you saw/heard a lot of police activity around the Lake Burien area on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, here’s what we know (as of 3:54 p.m.): Police responded to a trespassing call about a male subject... [Read more]

Adrift sailboat retrieved by King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit

Adrift sailboat retrieved by King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit

The King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit helped retrieve an errant, drifting sailboat from bashing into some homes off Standring Lane in Burien’s Shorewood on the Sound neighborhood... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at the SW 148th & Ambaum Starbucks this Friday

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at the SW 148th & Ambaum Starbucks this Friday

Burien Police are inviting the public to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Friday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Starbucks located at 901 SW 148th Street. “Come join the Burien... [Read more]

After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

On Sunday evening (Oct. 21) just after 6 p.m., a Burien Police Deputy witnessed a white Cadillac driving backwards onto 1st Ave South. The officer attempted to stop the car, but the driver took off (in... [Read more]

Single vehicle injury accident near Burien apartments Monday morning

Single vehicle injury accident near Burien apartments Monday morning

On Monday morning, Oct. 22, Burien Police reported a single vehicle injury accident near the Veranda Green Apartments, located at 11300 26th Ave S. (map below). 26th Ave S. was blocked for a while in both... [Read more]

Major police activity in Burien related to search for armed burglary suspects

Major police activity in Burien related to search for armed burglary suspects

If you saw a lot of police activity in the area of Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 128th, up to and around SW 127th Street and 6th Ave SW on Thursday, it’s likely that it was related to a residential burglary. “Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

Around 9 a.m. Thursday morning Oct. 18, 2018, Highline High School was put into modified lockdown due to a threatening comment made to office staff over the phone. Police say that the school was put into... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar is this Thursday Oct. 18

FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar is this Thursday Oct. 18

Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY A FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar will be held this Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Highline Tutoring and Testing Center... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for additional victims of sexual assaults by 25-year old Tedgy Wright, who is currently in custody at King County Jail. Police say that Wright has been meeting... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Despite trends that show crime is actually decreasing, recent events have shown that City, County, and regional leaders need to come together to address the unacceptable violence that is harming our community. The... [Read more]

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Seven rental cars were stolen and another was crashed and abandoned in a big heist at the Rental Car Facility (RCF) of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday, Sept. 21. The Port... [Read more]

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

A 27-year old man was shot in the stomach in Burien Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred in the 12400 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW. Police say that the victim suffered non life threatening injuries, and... [Read more]

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of shots being fired in Burien early last Saturday, Sept. 22. Police say that shots were heard in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW at around... [Read more]

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Join the Burien Police Department for ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Thursday morning, Sept. 27, from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the Starbucks located near the Burien Plaza at 116 SW 148th Street. “Here’s... [Read more]