Teen hit by SUV, injured while crossing street

By Emily Gillespie December 20, 2014 8:32 p.m.

A Vancouver teenager was treated at a hospital and released after she was struck by a vehicle Friday night.

Weather outside has been frightful

By Emily Gillespie December 20, 2014 8:02 p.m.

Heavy rainfall soaked Southwest Washington on Saturday, making for the worst weather that Santa Steam Train organizers have seen.

Steam train brings smiles to faces, Santa to town

By Emily Gillespie December 20, 2014 6:46 p.m.

Equipped with a pink umbrella, pink hat and pink rain boots, 5-year-old Alanna Vizcaino smiled happily.

Bathroom fire damages house in Washougal

By Emily Gillespie December 19, 2014 10:55 p.m.

Firefighters quickly doused a fire in the bathroom of a Washougal home Friday afternoon. Six adults and several pets were displaced by the fire, which caused smoke damage throughout the house.

Southbound I-5 bridge reopened after potential jumper

By Emily Gillespie December 19, 2014 11:09 a.m.

Southbound traffic for Interstate 5 were closed briefly this morning while police responded to a possible jumper on the Interstate bridge.

Truck slams into Vancouver Walgreens, suspects flee

By Emily Gillespie December 19, 2014 7:24 a.m.

A truck reportedly stolen in Oregon slammed into a downtown business early this morning.

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.

Clark deputies investigate strong-armed robbery at Pizza Hut

By Emily Gillespie December 11, 2014 2:59 p.m.

Two men robbed a Clark County Pizza Hut early Thursday morning.

Clark deputies capture suspected burglar in Truman neighborhood

By Emily Gillespie December 11, 2014 2:45 p.m.

A man whom police say is more than likely responsible for a rash of car prowls in the area of St. Johns Boulevard and state Route 500 was arrested Thursday morning.

Missing 18-year-old suffers from serious medical condition

By Emily Gillespie December 12, 2014 10:53 p.m.

Clark County Juvenile Court is asking for the public’s help in finding an 18-year-old male considered seriously at risk due to an untreated medical condition.

Family lauds Camas man badly injured at crash site

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings December 8, 2014 9:28 p.m.

Rich Irvine is the kind of man who would stop to help after seeing a crash, his friends and family said. The 63-year-old from Camas did just that early Sunday morning and ended up critically injured in the intensive care unit of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Afghanistan veteran surprises stepchildren

By Emily Gillespie December 8, 2014 5:45 p.m.

Four-year-old Ayrianna Lo used scissors, glue and pipe cleaners to decorate a piece of green construction paper amid a rambunctious group of Head Start students Monday morning.

Good Samaritan in critical condition after I-205 crashes

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings December 8, 2014 7:41 p.m.

Rich Irvine is the kind of man who would stop to help after seeing a crash, his friends and family said. The 63-year-old from Camas did just that early Sunday morning and ended up in the intensive care unit of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Missing dog reunited with Ridgefield owner

By Emily Gillespie December 8, 2014 7:42 a.m.

A Ridgefield man was reunited with his missing dog thanks to a sheriff’s deputy, a Facebook user and a Rainier couple.

Missing dog had helped Ridgefield man after crash

By Emily Gillespie December 6, 2014 7:45 p.m.

A few months after Gary Brill Jr. was hit in January 2013 by a vehicle while crossing Fourth Plain Boulevard, he had to put down his dog of nine years, Buddy.

911 call before couple died is detailed

By Emily Gillespie December 6, 2014 5:26 p.m.

there is a document with this story. We have the audio from this 911 call, too.

Pancake Breakfast draws crowd to Clark County Sheriff's Office

By Emily Gillespie December 4, 2014 9:43 a.m.

A steady crowd of law enforcement and community members visited the Clark County Sheriff's Office this morning for the agency's annual pancake breakfast.

'Logan's Run' author, younger writer help each other

By Emily Gillespie December 2, 2014 8 p.m.

At age 86, after more than 90 books, William "Bill" F. Nolan said he's happy that his writing career is still going strong.

Man pulls gun on suspected mail thieves

By Emily Gillespie December 2, 2014 7:50 p.m.

A weapons disturbance call in the area of East 18th Street and Norris Road in Vancouver on Tuesday morning was resolved without incident.

Washougal man struck by pickup in critical condition

By Emily Gillespie December 2, 2014 9:41 a.m.

A Washougal man is in critical condition after he was struck by a pickup in Camas on Monday evening.

Vancouver police looking for owner of stolen bike

By Emily Gillespie December 1, 2014 10:18 a.m.

Vancouver police are looking for the owner of a bicycle that was stolen Wednesday by a suspect fleeing from a hit-and-run vehicle crash.

Washougal man died in accidental drowning in Columbia River

By Emily Gillespie December 1, 2014 10:05 a.m.

Officials say that a Washougal man whose body was recovered from the Columbia River in Washougal on Wednesday morning died of an accidental drowning.

School bus breaks down on I-5

By Emily Gillespie December 1, 2014 9:15 a.m.

A school bus broke down this morning on southbound Interstate 5, prompting another bus to respond.

Man injured in crash on I-205 onramp to SR 14

By Emily Gillespie November 28, 2014 2:51 p.m.

A Hillsboro man was injured in a single-vehicle crash on the Interstate 205 ramp to state Highway 14 Friday afternoon.

Names of officers in Vancouver shooting death released

By Emily Gillespie November 28, 2014 5:44 p.m.

Vancouver police have released the names of the five officers involved in a shooting that killed a suspect carrying an Airsoft replica that resembles an AR-15 semi-automatic weapon.

Police locate missing Vancouver woman, 74

By Emily Gillespie November 28, 2014 10:08 a.m.

Vancouver police reported that they have found a 74-year-old woman who was reportedly missing and endangered.

Police offer tips to avoid property crime

By Emily Gillespie November 28, 2014 6 a.m.

Clark County Sheriff's Sgt. Alex Schoening admits that he's fallen victim to some of the crimes that he reads about in police reports every day.

Woman arrested after allegedly shooting at nephew

By Emily Gillespie November 26, 2014 9:51 a.m.

A Vancouver woman was arrested for allegedly shooting a gun in the direction of her adult nephew early Wednesday morning. No one was injured.

Suspect dead after Vancouver arson was carrying AR-15 replica

By Craig Brown and Emily Gillespie November 26, 2014 2:20 p.m.

A domestic violence call in Vancouver late Tuesday erupted into arson and ended with the police shooting and killing the suspect.

Fire in fireplace spreads to duplex, displaces 6

By Emily Gillespie November 25, 2014 9:27 a.m.

A family using a fireplace to heat their Bagley Downs duplex was displaced after the fire spread to the structure Monday night.

Vehicle fire slows traffic on I-205

By Emily Gillespie November 25, 2014 7:52 a.m.

A vehicle fire has caused slowed traffic on southbound traffic on Interstate 205.

Body cameras not yet worn by police in Clark County

By Lauren Dake and Emily Gillespie November 24, 2014 9:04 p.m.

Police officers wearing body cameras do not need permission to record conversations with the public in Washington, according to an attorney general's opinion released Monday.

Space heater causes fire at Vancouver house, 5 displaced

By Emily Gillespie November 24, 2014 11:15 a.m.

An electric space heater left too close to bedding material ignited a fire in a two-story house, displacing a family of five.

Vancouver man arrested in Hazel Dell stabbing

By Paris Achen and Emily Gillespie November 24, 2014 11:43 a.m.

Clark County deputies arrested one of two suspects in a stabbing that occurred late Friday outside a Vancouver bar.

Apartment fires a smoldering threat in Clark County  

By Emily Gillespie November 23, 2014 6 a.m.

Apartment fires are on the rise in Clark County, causing more deaths and twice the amount of property damage this year than usual.

Authorities identify escaped inmates captured in Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie November 21, 2014 9:13 p.m.

Authorities identified the two prison inmates who escaped but were quickly captured in Vancouver Thursday.

Police warn of 'stranger danger' near Gaiser Middle School

By Emily Gillespie November 21, 2014 9:32 a.m.

Law enforcement and school officials are warning of possible stranger danger near Gaiser Middle School.

Man arrested in Oregon in local burglary case

By Emily Gillespie November 20, 2014 8:24 p.m.

A man whom police say is connected to a residential robbery in Vancouver’s North Image neighborhood was arrested Thursday in Oregon.

Vancouver police: Missing woman found safe

By Emily Gillespie November 20, 2014 8:41 a.m.

A missing 20-year-old woman who was considered medically endangered has been located and is safe, according to Vancouver police.

Three injured in crash north of Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie November 20, 2014 7:36 a.m.

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash about one mile north of Vancouver on state Highway 503 Wednesday night.

Fire destroys 300 tons of hay at Vancouver dairy

By Emily Gillespie November 20, 2014 8:17 p.m.

Firefighters spent a majority of the day Thursday at the scene of a fire that destroyed about 300 tons of hay at a dairy farm.