The rate of vehicle thefts in the Portland metropolitan increased by 10 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to a new report from a collection of insurance companies, but the total number of vehicle stolen in Washington state fell.
One of two men accused of beating a man during an argument over a cigarette, leaving the victim in a coma for more than a year, is now charged with murder. The victim, 55-year-old Chris Brewster, died June 7.
A lawmaker who campaigned for Britain to stay in the European Union was killed Thursday by a gun- and knife-wielding attacker in her small-town constituency, a tragedy that brought the country’s fierce, divisive referendum campaign to a shocked standstill.
Several dead kittens were found abandoned in a paper bag in Orchards on Thursday, but it’s unlikely officials will be able to figure out what happened, Clark County Animal Control manager Paul Scarpelli said.
A man who served jail time for crashing a stolen pickup into the front door of a Camas house last year and fleeing the scene has been exonerated in Clark County Superior Court in a separate hit-and-run case.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that Deputy Albin Boyse, an 18-year veteran of the office and school resource officer at Columbia River High School, was the deputy who shot the man who was killed following a Monday afternoon bank robbery and police pursuit.