violence Section

City’s Town Hall for Youth Engagement & Community Safety will be Mon., April 9

City’s Town Hall for Youth Engagement & Community Safety will be Mon., April 9

The City of Burien is inviting the community to a Town Hall discussion on how to engage youth and enhance community safety on Monday, April 9. In the wake of the tragic death of two teens last week,... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has suggestions for local youth programs

LETTER: Resident has suggestions for local youth programs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Since the city does not publish letters... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools meetings on School Safety start March 22

Highline Public Schools meetings on School Safety start March 22

In response to recent incidents of school violence, Highline Public Schools is initiating a conversation with the community around school safety, and will be holding four public meetings. Community meetings... [Read more]

Burien Police: Deadly Burien shooting caused by disrespect to gang tagging

Burien Police: Deadly Burien shooting caused by disrespect to gang tagging

Illustration based on Aaron Wells photo of altered Burien graffiti. By Jack Mayne Graffiti and not drugs were the cause of the fatal shooting of an 18-year old man in a dark alley area behind the Alturas... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools holding forum on Youth Violence Tuesday, June 14

Highline Public Schools will be holding an open, public meeting about addressing issues behind recent incidents of youth involved in gun violence in our community on Tuesday, June 14, from 7 – 8:30... [Read more]

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee launches gun control initiative at Navos in Burien

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer The day after President Obama made an emotional speech on gun control, Gov. Jay Inslee came to Burien’s Navos Mental Health facility where he announced... [Read more]

Suburban King County Council on Gangs taking Survey on Violence

Suburban King County Council on Gangs taking Survey on Violence

If you’re like many Burien residents, you may be more concerned about increasing violence in the area, especially after some recent incidents, including school lockdowns as well as Tuesday night’s... [Read more]

One Man Stabbed, Another Shot Outside Wah Long Sports Bar Tuesday Night

One Man Stabbed, Another Shot Outside Wah Long Sports Bar Tuesday Night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man celebrating his 21st birthday was critically stabbed, and another man shot Tuesday night (May 24th) during a bar fight outside the Wah Long... [Read more]

Drive-By Shooting Injures One In Burien

Drive-By Shooting Injures One In Burien

An apparent gang-related drive-by shooting in Burien left one man injured Saturday night. The incident happened around 8:15pm in the 13600 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW. Medics treated one victim on the scene,... [Read more]

White Center Beating Captured On Security Cam

White Center Beating Captured On Security Cam

WHITE CENTER – Security cameras captured the dramatic beating and stabbing of a man last Thursday at The Wall, a bar in White Center. The video can be seen here. The man, who wishes to remain anonymous,... [Read more]

Man Shot In Drive-By Shooting In Burien

Man Shot In Drive-By Shooting In Burien

View Larger Map BURIEN – A 20-year old SeaTac man was seriously injured in a drive-by shooting in the 16700 block of Ambaum Blvd. South early Sunday morning. The 20-year-old SeaTac man was shot... [Read more]