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April 2, 2014 at 11:18 AM

Deputies: Alcohol involved in Burien car-motorcycle death

UPDATE, 3:52 p.m. | The motorcyclist killed after a car-motorcycle collision in Burien has been identified as Lee Cornett, 40, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. ORIGINAL POST | A motorcyclist was killed and the driver of a car arrested after a car-motorcycle collision in Burien last night that deputies say involved…


0 Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Burien, DUI, King County Sheriff's Office

February 20, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Power restored to most of Burien and White Center

UPDATE: 7:52 a.m. | City Light says it has restored power to 7,000 homes and businesses in the Burien and White Center area. The remaining customers will likely have the power back on by late morning. A tree that fell onto power lines is the cause of the massive outage that impacted 7,900 customers, according to City Light. ORIGINAL POST: Some 7,900…


0 Comments | More in General news | Topics: Burien, power lines, power outage

January 8, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Marysville woman dies of injuries from last month’s 5-car pile-up in Burien

A Marysville woman who was critically injured in a five-car collision in Burien on Dec. 17 died from her injuries this week, according to the Washington State Patrol. The victim was identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday as Barbara Eakin, 54. Police said Eakin and her husband, Clay Eakin, were headed to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on southbound Highway 509…


0 Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: 5-car, 509, Burien

December 10, 2013 at 10:04 AM

Fire at Burien Community Center was arson

Update at 11:19 a.m.| The Associated Press BURIEN — Investigators have determined that a fire Tuesday morning at the Burien Community Center was arson. Dave Nelson of the Skyway Fire Department said on Twitter the fire was intentionally set and investigators are asking for tips on the arson hotline. Nelson told KOMO Radio firefighters found flames on the exterior…


0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: arson, Burien, fire

October 18, 2013 at 11:32 PM

Maid finds drug lab in Tukwila motel

A guest was arrested at an America’s Best Value Inn in Tukwila when a maid discovered and reported a drug lab in the person’s room Friday afternoon, according to a news release. Police and HAZMAT teams evacuated the motel, in the 14800 block of Interurban Avenue South, secured the area and determined that no one had been injured…


0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Burien, drug lab, Kent

July 12, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Missing Renton man found safe

UPDATE at 11:21 p.m.:  The missing Renton man was found safe in Bellevue at 10:45 p.m., and is now back home, said the King County Sheriff’s Office dispatch center. Previous post: An 81-year-old Renton man with “serious medical issues” was last seen at home on Thursday afternoon, said the King County Sheriff’s Office. Roy Thompson, who…


0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Burien, Renton, Stanwood

May 13, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Burien crash sends mother and 3-year-old to Harborview

A blue Honda driven by a 20-year-old woman is barely recognizable after it collided with a flat-bed tow truck and a black sedan in Burien Monday afternoon. The driver was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition along with her passenger, her 3-year-old child, who suffered a broken leg, said King County Sheriff’s Office…


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April 19, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Prostitution sting nabs four in South King County

Three women and a man were arrested in a years-long prostitution investigation led by King County Sheriff’s Office detectives Thursday night. The investigation–focused on locations in SeaTac, Kent, and Burien — started in 2008, but picked up momentum last year, said Sgt. Cindi West. “The leads went cold and then, a few months ago, our detectives got…


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