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Emily Gillespie

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Brush fire along I-5 produces big smoke plume

By Craig Brown and Emily Gillespie May 22, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Emergency dispatchers were flooded with calls Friday morning as a fire destroyed an apparent homeless camp near Interstate 5.

Two injured in crash caused by suspected intoxicated driver, police say

By Emily Gillespie May 22, 2015 8:50 a.m.

A suspected intoxicated driver caused a crash that sent two people to the hospital early Friday morning.

Fire in east Vancouver caused by motorcycle battery

By Emily Gillespie May 21, 2015 2:27 p.m.

Two people were displaced by a fire Wednesday night in an east Vancouver home. The blaze was caused by a malfunction or failure of a motorcycle battery, according to Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli.

Vancouver police warn of jury duty scam

By Emily Gillespie May 21, 2015 9:17 a.m.

The Vancouver Police Department is warning the public of a jury duty scam that was recently reported.

Reward offered, tips sought in suspicious death of transient

By Emily Gillespie May 21, 2015 8:37 a.m.

Clark County Investigators have partnered with Crime Stoppers to offer a $1,000 reward in the suspicious death investigation of a transient woman.

Police implore public for help in woman's death

By Emily Gillespie May 20, 2015 8 p.m.

Vancouver police continue to ask the public for information about the homicide of a 66-year-old woman.

Tips wanted in west Vancouver arson case

By Emily Gillespie May 20, 2015 7:58 p.m.

Fire officials are seeking tips in an arson case in which 15 fires were intentionally set overnight Friday and late Monday night in Vancouver.

State trooper involved in crash at Fourth Plain, Hwy. 503

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings May 20, 2015 7:18 p.m.

A pickup and a Washington State Patrol vehicle collided in a busy Vancouver intersection Wednesday afternoon.

$10,000 reward offered in string of arsons in west Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie May 19, 2015 11:48 a.m.

Police and fire officials are investigating after firefighters responded to a string of suspicious fires Monday night.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain expected this afternoon

By Emily Gillespie May 18, 2015 8:30 a.m.

The Vancouver area is expected to experience some scattered thunderstorms and localized heavy rain this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.

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