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Craig Brown

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Gunshot prompts large police response

By Craig Brown March 18, 2015 10:21 p.m.

A report of a gunshot through a wall escalated into a large police response at a Hazel Dell apartment complex Wednesday night.

Clark/Vancouver Drug Task Force aids in Portland bust

By Craig Brown March 18, 2015 7:50 p.m.

Clark/Vancouver Drug Task Force detectives were part of a special investigative unit that broke up a heroin sale Wednesday in Portland.

Kalama man accused of soliciting girl, 15

By Craig Brown March 17, 2015 10:04 a.m.

A Kalama man has been arrested and accused of using social media to convince a girl to send him a photo and meet him for sex.

Several problems snarl morning commute

By Craig Brown March 17, 2015 9:42 a.m.

Motorists failed to share in the luck of the Irish this St. Patrick's Day, as a series of problems snarled morning traffic along Interstate 5 into Portland.

Some still without power today

By Craig Brown March 16, 2015 10:04 a.m.

About 240 customers were still without power this morning in the wake of Sunday's windstorm.

Wind downs trees, disrupts power in Clark County

By Craig Brown March 15, 2015 8:25 p.m.

Wind gusts approaching 50 mph caused problems throughout Clark County this afternoon, downing trees and causing power outages.

Police arrest credit card counterfeit suspects

By Craig Brown March 13, 2015 1:35 p.m.

Police in Oregon have arrested two Florida men whom they suspect of using counterfeit credit cards in stores in Washington and Oregon.

Man injured in Brush Prairie crash

By Craig Brown March 13, 2015 9:43 a.m.

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 503 early Friday sent one man to the hospital for evaluation of injuries.

Rain for Southwest Washington... finally

By Craig Brown March 11, 2015 7:31 a.m.

Finally, March showers have reached Southwest Washington, bringing an end to a string of warm, sunny, almost summerlike days.

Fire at Hazel Dell apartments caused by candle

By Craig Brown and Patty Hastings March 9, 2015 8:03 p.m.

A fire that started when a candle set a mattress ablaze damaged a Hazel Dell apartment Monday afternoon.

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