By Paris Achen October 8, 2014 7:53 p.m.
A Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to 17 months in prison for domestic violence and for ramming his truck into a patrol vehicle while fleeing authorities.
By Paris Achen October 8, 2014 10:56 a.m.
A Vancouver man pleaded not guilty in Clark County Superior Court today to a charge of first-degree murder with a deadly weapon in connection with the stabbing death of Gary. L. Adams Sept. 24 in downtown’s Hough neighborhood. Jack Raymond Yancey, 57, is scheduled to be tried on the charge Feb. 23.
By Paris Achen October 6, 2014 3:24 p.m.
A Vancouver woman was sentenced today to 400 days in jail in connection with the death of a Skamania County man from a drug overdose in August 2013.
By Paris Achen October 2, 2014 9:44 p.m.
A Vancouver woman accused of causing the death of a Skamania County man in August 2013 by selling him methamphetamine pleaded guilty Thursday to reduced charges after a prosecutor discovered problems with the case.
By Paris Achen October 1, 2014 2:49 p.m.
A Snohomish man was found guilty today of 16 felony charges connected with his role as a lookout during a home-invasion robbery Dec. 19 in Ridgefield, in which a victim was tied up and several firearms were stolen. He faces up to 50 years in prison for the crimes.
By Paris Achen September 30, 2014 8:05 p.m.
A jury began deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Snohomish man accused of being a lookout during a home-invasion robbery Dec. 19 in Ridgefield, in which a victim was tied up and several firearms were stolen.
By Paris Achen September 29, 2014 5:27 p.m.
A Vancouver man, with more than a decade of criminal history, appeared in Clark County Superior Court today on suspicion of robbing an east Vancouver convenience store and then ramming a police vehicle in order to evade police, prompting an hourslong search.
By Paris Achen September 26, 2014 7:36 p.m.
Candidates for Clark County's Superior Court bench faced off Friday in a forum hosted by the Clark County Bar Association.
By Paris Achen September 25, 2014 8:25 p.m.
A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges connected with a vehicle collision Sept. 10 in rural Battle Ground that critically injured a 9-year-old girl and her mother. The girl's older brother also was injured.
The homicide suspect that led Vancouver police on an hours-long manhunt Thursday is a convicted sex offender with an extensive criminal history in Washington and Oregon, according to court records.
By Paris Achen September 24, 2014 5:06 p.m.
A Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to 13 months in prison for bringing a stolen unloaded rifle into a Salmon Creek medical building in April and reportedly threatening a mental health provider.
By Paris Achen September 24, 2014 4:52 p.m.
Testimony began Wednesday in the jury trial of a Snohomish man accused of being a lookout during a home invasion robbery Dec. 19 in Ridgefield, in which a victim was tied up and several firearms were stolen.
By Paris Achen September 21, 2014 6 a.m.
The state’s grievance arbitration system was designed to protect public employees from discipline without just cause and violations of their employment contracts. Yet some arbitrator decisions reinstating police officers terminated for criminal activity or alleged criminal activity have called into question whether the arbitration system serves the interest of public trust in law enforcement.
By Paris Achen September 18, 2014 8:22 p.m.
A Vancouver man who was shot by police when officers confronted him after he allegedly threatened members of his family with a gun was sentenced Wednesday to 201 days in jail.
By Paris Achen September 18, 2014 11:10 a.m.
A 15-year-old boy was sentenced Thursday to 15 days of detention and 56 hours of community service for purposely starting a fire that destroyed a vacant warehouse in Vancouver.
By Paris Achen September 17, 2014 12:05 p.m.
A Battle Ground man, who was being pursued by law enforcement, is accused of kicking a police dog at least 10 times early Tuesday before Clark County sheriff's deputies subdued him with a Taser.
By Paris Achen September 14, 2014 6 a.m.
In her bid to oust Tony Golik as Clark County prosecutor, private lawyer Josephine Townsend, 54, of Vancouver has criticized the incumbent for alleged mismanagement of his office. Yet public documents show the Republican challenger has a record of missteps, discipline and mismanagement during her career.
By Paris Achen September 13, 2014 8:07 p.m.
Decked out in full leather and bandanna regalia, a dozen Harley-Davidson motorcyclists zoomed up to Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center on Saturday with a special delivery of plush toys for alumni of the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit.
By Paris Achen September 2, 2014 3:41 p.m.
The boyfriend of a Hillsboro woman killed Friday appeared today in Clark County District Court on suspicion of being a fugitive from justice. Eric Christopher Petersen, 24, of Hillsboro is a person of interest in the homicide of 24-year-old Aimie Zdrantan.
By Paris Achen September 1, 2014 10:12 p.m.
A woman was stabbed on her back porch by a stranger and responding law enforcement did not find the assailant after a search.
By Paris Achen August 29, 2014 5:48 p.m.
A Vancouver man was arrested Thursday after his live-in girlfriend found child pornography on his computer, according to court documents.