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Emily Gillespie

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Clark County burn ban lifted

By Emily Gillespie September 30, 2014 11:20 a.m.

Recent rain and cooler forecasts has led the Clark County Fire Marshal to lift the burning ban for recreation and land clearing fires.

Camas woman repays police lieutenant's kindness

By Emily Gillespie September 29, 2014 8:06 p.m.

Kimberly Butterfield was on her way to her Camas home with her 4-year-old daughter Thursday afternoon when her pickup truck stopped working near 192nd Avenue and Southeast First Street.

School bus driver cited in morning crash

By Emily Gillespie September 29, 2014 1:32 p.m.

A school bus rear-ended a vehicle Monday morning on state Route 503 near Padden Parkway, injuring the driver of the vehicle, according to Washington State Patrol. No students were aboard the bus.

Homicide suspect in manhunt held on $1M bail

By Paris Achen and Emily Gillespie September 26, 2014 10 a.m.

The homicide suspect that eluded police during a daylong manhunt Thursday appeared in court this morning to face a charge of first-degree murder.

Man accused of robbery, ramming police car captured

By Mark Bowder and Emily Gillespie September 26, 2014 11:19 a.m.

Police on Friday arrested a man who allegedly robbed an east Vancouver convenience store, rammed a police car while fleeing in a vehicle and then prompted an hourslong search after evading police.

Woman accidentally shoots herself in foot in Ridgefield

By Emily Gillespie September 25, 2014 9:28 a.m.

A woman accidentally shot herself in the foot early this morning in Ridgefield.

Vancouver police capture homicide suspect

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings September 25, 2014 11:50 p.m.

A daylong dragnet for a homicide suspect in west Vancouver on Thursday ended about 8 miles away on the porch of a mobile home on the east side of town.

Mother of slain teen: 'I cannot imagine what she went through'

By Emily Gillespie September 24, 2014 4:17 p.m.

Looking down at her 1-year-old granddaughter, Indy Rice said she dreads the day the little girl asks how her mother died.

Evergreen school district thins trees

By Emily Gillespie September 24, 2014 10 a.m.

In previous years, cross country coach Matt Hanson and his team would walk through a grove of trees behind Evergreen High School to pick up trash before each meet.

Police identify man found dead in pool

By Emily Gillespie September 24, 2014 9:10 a.m.

The man whose body was found in a swimming pool at a housing complex Tuesday morning has been identified by officials.

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