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Emily Gillespie

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Camas woman founds nonprofit to aid elephants

By Emily Gillespie February 1, 2015 6 a.m.

One video of the abuse that elephants are subjected to — that's all it took for Sundari SitaRam to decide to sell her Vancouver yoga studio and buy a plane ticket to Southeast Asia.

Police detain two in Vancouver shooting

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings January 30, 2015 10:49 p.m.

A Friday afternoon shooting in Vancouver’s Fourth Plain Village neighborhood had police rushing to multiple scenes with multiple witnesses.

Heat lamp fire kills chicks, damages garage

By Emily Gillespie January 30, 2015 12:10 p.m.

A heat lamp kept over a pen of baby chicks sparked a fire in the garage of a Northwest Vancouver house, killing the chicks and damaging the structure.

Three arrested in meth trafficking investigation

By Emily Gillespie January 30, 2015 11:58 a.m.

Three people that detectives believe are associated with a drug-trafficking operation were arrested Thursday by the Clark-Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force.

4 transients held in Spokane homicides on $1M bail each

By Emily Gillespie January 30, 2015 6:42 a.m.

Bloody footprints at the scene of a Spokane homicide helped police arrest four suspects.

Police: Two suspects in separate hit-and-run crashes flee together

By Emily Gillespie January 29, 2015 1:10 p.m.

In a bizarre series of events, two suspects in separate hit-and-run crashes allegedly ended up fleeing together despite not knowing each other.

Police: Man robbed in Vancouver apartment parking lot

By Emily Gillespie January 28, 2015 10:41 a.m.

A man was robbed in the parking lot of a Vanmall apartment complex early this morning.

Documents: Evergreen teacher had sex with student at home, school

By Emily Gillespie January 28, 2015 11:34 a.m.

Evergreen High School drama teacher who was allegedly having an affair with a male student promised the boy they’d be together forever, according to Prosecuting Attorney Camara Banfield.

Development in North Salmon Creek spurs concerns

By Emily Gillespie January 28, 2015 6 a.m.

Development projects and changes to roadways in the north Salmon Creek area have neighbors worrying about the quickening pace of their quiet neighborhood.

Police: 17-year-old struck, killed by train in Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie January 26, 2015 9:14 p.m.

A 17-year-old pedestrian was hit and killed by a train early this morning in Vancouver.

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