Vancouver will pay $75,000 to end a five-year legal battle with Kathy Marshack, who alleged police officers and other city employees violated her civil rights during a neighborhood trespassing dispute.
A Vancouver police officer is one of two former Fresno police officers on trial this week in a federal wrongful death lawsuit in Fresno, Calif., for shooting a man to death in March 2009 in the parking lot of his apartment complex.
By Andrew Taylor and David Espo, Associated Press
December 10, 2013 3:06 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic negotiators reached out for a budget agreement Tuesday to reduce automatic spending cuts aimed at programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon, risking a backlash from liberals and conservatives that highlighted the difficulty of compromise within divided government.
By Portland Radio Project
December 10, 2013 10:25 a.m.
LONGVIEW — Coroners say the cold weather killed a Longview woman last week. Eighty-eight-year-old Norma Jeannette Sheldon was found dead in an inner courtyard at the Canterbury Gardens retirement home last Thursday morning. She suffered from dementia and wandered outside, where she died of hypothermia according to the autopsy released yesterday.