Stories by Emily
Investigation must wait till police detective finishes role in an aggravated murder trial
It could be a month before the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office makes a charging decision on a Fruit Valley shooting earlier this month that left one man dead.
A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 north of Castle Rock sent one person to an area hospital with critical injuries, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn.
Troopers are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a black Ford F150 pickup that appeared to have been driving aggressively and caused a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 southbound near La Center this morning.
A Vancouver woman was sent to the hospital after Washington State Patrol said she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a tractor trailer on Interstate 5 south of Woodland early this morning.
A suspicious metallic object left in a staff bathroom at Tukes Valley Middle School prompted an evacuation of the middle and primary school this morning.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the homeless man found dead in downtown Vancouver as Charles Merrit Allen, 39.
A tractor-trailer carrying mail went off the road and overturned on in the 30300 block of Northwest 31st Avenue, southwest of La Center.
A Vancouver business owner with personal ties to the “Wendy Rose” sculpture is offering a reward for the return of the sculpture’s head, which was reported missing on May 11. The amount of the reward is determined by the quality of the tip.
A 3-year-old Hazel Dell girl was reportedly bit in the head by a dog, according to Clark County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Fred Neiman.
He's suspected of stealing merchandise, returning it for gift cards
A man whom investigators called a large-scale “booster” in a retail theft ring appeared in court Monday.
She spotted inmate walking along road as she drove to work
Brandy Boyer is thankful she was 10 minutes late in leaving for work Saturday morning. Otherwise, the Department of Corrections officer said, she wouldn't have spotted and helped capture an escaped prison inmate.
Man hopes to save vessel by saving from unemployment checks
Richard Beechler said he was homeless for a little less than a year when he had saved up enough from his unemployment checks to buy a 25-foot Owens cabin boat to call home.
A fire at a Harney Heights apartment that led to the death of a 66-year-old woman was determined to be most likely caused by improperly discarded cigarettes, according to the Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli.
Interim Vancouver Police Chief Chris Sutter is back at work today after he collapsed Thursday, according to Vancouver Police Spokeswoman Kim Kapp.
Officers, relatives reflect on deaths in the line of duty
Many wearing black mourning bands attached diagonally over their badges, area law enforcement officers gathered Thursday to honor fellow officers who have died in the line of duty.
Interim Vancouver Police Chief Chris Sutter has been released from the hospital after he collapsed at the Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony this morning.
An 18-year-old Skyview High School student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trafficking marijuana and ecstasy to other students.
Grief counselors are available to students at Camas High School today to assist those affected by the death of a male senior at the school.
The pedestrian struck by a semi-tractor trailer on Monday has been identified as Kevin J. Hoskins, 25, with no listed address. He is in serious condition at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.
Injuries do not appear to be life-threatening
A 17-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after she was struck by a vehicle in the 3100 block of Falk Road, near Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary, early this morning.
A 75-year-old woman celebrating her birthday at Keo Thai Cuisine ended up crashing into the front of the restaurant about 12:30 p.m. today, Clark County Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Tim Dawdy said.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that a man whose body was found in a van at Lewisville Park died of suicide.
Police find no signs of foul play
The body of a homeless man was found in a sleeping bag in the 400 block of West 11th Street just before noon on Monday.
She reportedly had bump on her head
A 1-year-old girl riding in the back seat of a vehicle unbuckled herself from her car seat, opened the door and fell out, according to Vancouver Police Department spokeswoman Kim Kapp.
Police seek man walking on high school campus
A man was found on the La Center High School campus, prompting administration to put all three of the city’s schools on lockdown for about 15 minutes this morning.
The public is invited to honor the lives of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty last year at the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony this Thursday.
Two men escaped injury after a fire broke out in a back bedroom at a Felida house early this morning.
Police seek those responsible for vandalizing tribute to women who worked in shipyards
Someone has beheaded "Wendy Rose."
A California man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after rolling his vehicle on Interstate 5 Monday morning.
Woman was still alive when trio pulled her from burning apartment
The Vancouver woman who died in a Portland hospital following a fire at her apartment Sunday morning has been identified as Karen Kimberling.
Cadillac ends up on its top
A Portland man was sent to the hospital following a crash on Interstate 205 near state Highway 14 on Sunday afternoon.
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Highway 502 and Northeast 29th Avenue in Ridgefield blocked traffic for about two hours this morning.
When Gordon Pruett woke up to his dog barking about 12:30 a.m. Friday, his first thought was that someone was trying to vandalize the boat he keeps stowed at the side of his house.
Men in vehicle suspected of trying to lure children
Woodland police continue to take reports from people who have spotted a vehicle associated with two men suspected of trying to lure children in the area.
Drugs and alcohol may be factors
A Vancouver man led a Washington State trooper on a high-speed chase on Interstate 5 Thursday morning that ended when he crashed and rolled his vehicle.
Washington State Patrol said that it appears a driver experienced a medical emergency while driving, causing a single-vehicle crash that closed the East 39th Street exit to Interstate 5 southbound for about an hour and a half Wednesday afternoon.
They were last seen on Friday evening
Two Vancouver teens who were reportedly missing since Friday have been found safe and are being returned to family, Clark County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Fred Neiman said this morning.
A tractor-trailer and a car were involved in a crash on northbound Interstate 5 just south of Woodland in Clark County this morning.
Passenger in satisfactory condition in hospital
A Vancouver teenager who was driving a car early Monday that crashed into a light pole and split in two did not survive her injuries, police said Tuesday morning.
They restore recovered bicycle, donate it to group for blind athletes
Holding onto a tandem bike with one hand and grasping his wife's hand in the other, Harly Forbes walked toward the downtown Vancouver office of the Northwest Association for Blind Athletes.
The cause of death is still pending
The Clark County Medical Examiner's Office identified the skeletal remains found along Interstate 5 two weeks ago as those of Vancouver man Jesse Joseph Klein.
Driver tells police he believes he fell asleep
A single-vehicle crash west of Battle Ground split a power pole early this morning, causing about 1,000 customers to lose power. Northeast 72nd Avenue remains closed near Northeast 219th Street.
Center workers guide alleged abuse victims through what is often a wrenching process
The teenage boy avoided eye contact. He took long pauses, sometimes telling Amanda Kauffman that he just needed a minute.
86 year old failed to return from daily walk Wednesday
About 15 volunteers are continuing the search for an 86-year-old Battle Ground woman who never returned home from her daily walk Wednesday.
A motorcyclist was injured in a crash that blocked westbound traffic on state Highway 14 for about an hour this morning.
Homeowner says it was caused by gas can that got knocked over
Firefighters battled a house fire today in Camas that the homeowners say was caused by a gas can that got knocked over.
Police say that a 5-year-old Washougal girl who reportedly woke up to a man in her bedroom was an unfounded report.
Police say that two Vancouver women have died from a single-vehicle crash that occurred over the weekend.
Alcohol, driving too fast believed to be factors, police say
A Vancouver man was arrested after a high-speed chase with police that ended in a five-car crash Sunday night.
A brush fire that spread and across a tenth of an acre of trees Thursday near Fargher Lake has fire officials worried that fire season may start a month early.