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Emily Gillespie

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Recent Stories

Crash west of Battle Ground causes backup in the area

By Emily Gillespie December 18, 2014 7:55 a.m.

A crash at Northeast 72 Avenue and 199 Street west of Battle Ground has traffic backed up in the area.

Officers involved in shootings back at work

By Emily Gillespie December 17, 2014 5:28 p.m.

Seven Vancouver police officers involved in recent shootings are back to full duty this week.

Vancouver apartment fire cause unknown

By Emily Gillespie December 17, 2014 5:27 p.m.

An investigation into a fire at an east Vancouver apartment complex concluded with an undetermined cause.

Space heater causes Harney Heights fire

By Emily Gillespie December 17, 2014 5:25 p.m.

A fire that displaced three men from a Harney Heights house was caused by a space heater.

Pedestrian hit Tuesday near mall in critical condition

By Emily Gillespie December 17, 2014 5:23 p.m.

The pedestrian struck by a vehicle Tuesday night east of the Westfield Vancouver Mall is in critical condition at an area hospital, according to Vancouver police.

Heavy traffic during morning commute in Clark County

By Emily Gillespie December 17, 2014 9:32 a.m.

Heavy traffic plagued the commute this morning in Clark County.

Washougal police investigate shooting near Mexican restaurant

By Emily Gillespie December 16, 2014 9:54 a.m.

Washougal police are investigating the circumstances around a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning near a Washougal restaurant. Nobody was injured.

Dog gives ailing Battle Ground teen new leash on life  

By Emily Gillespie December 15, 2014 6 a.m.

Losing part of a leg at age 16 hasn't been easy for Justin Carey. The Battle Ground High School student has had to re-learn how to walk, this time on a prosthetic leg. He takes an hour longer to get ready in the morning and has had to learn to drive with his left foot. But the biggest change he's had to deal with is letting go of his dreams of one day joining the military — a heartbreaking reality he's still facing.

Police: Intoxicated driver assaults officer in attempt to escape custody

By Emily Gillespie December 12, 2014 11:26 a.m.

A suspected intoxicated driver that caused a hit-and-run crash assaulted an officer while trying to avoid being arrested, according to Battle Ground Police Department.

Deputies investigate Hazel Dell 7-Eleven robbery

By Emily Gillespie December 12, 2014 9:46 a.m.

A Hazel Dell convenience store was robbed early this morning.

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