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Patty Hastings

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Police searching for Vancouver bank robbery suspect

By Patty Hastings October 23, 2014 2:14 p.m.

Vancouver police are asking the public to help them identify a bank robbery suspect.

Robber strikes US Bank branch in Vancouver, flees with cash

By Patty Hastings October 22, 2014 8:46 p.m.

A man robbed a US Bank Wednesday afternoon in Vancouver. The branch is next to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Driver of bus that struck Vancouver teen identified

By Patty Hastings October 22, 2014 12:36 p.m.

The Vancouver Police Department released the name of the bus driver whose vehicle struck a 15-year-old girl Monday morning.

Plane noise takes off in fall

By Patty Hastings October 22, 2014 6 a.m.

Fall — it's the season when leaves change color, the weather gets cooler and more airplanes fly overhead. Wait, what? When wind direction shifts in autumn, air traffic from Portland International Airport also shifts, causing some people in Clark County, who didn't hear a peep of aircraft noise in the summer, to get an earful.

Artery blockage killed driver who was involved in 3-vehicle crash

By Patty Hastings October 21, 2014 9:36 p.m.

A Battle Ground man involved in a Friday-evening crash in the Orchards area died of an artery blockage, according to the Clark County Medical Examiner's Office.

Driver flees scene of collision; other driver is hospitalized

By Patty Hastings October 21, 2014 9:35 p.m.

A Vancouver man ran from the scene of a Tuesday-morning crash in the Northeast Hazel Dell area, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

Battle Ground teens arrested after gunshots fired

By Patty Hastings October 21, 2014 3:31 p.m.

Two Battle Ground teenagers were arrested Monday night after people reported gunshots were fired near the 1700 block of West Main Street, which is west of Fred Meyer. Officers interviewed witnesses who identified two suspects and their vehicles.

Attempted robbery reported at tanning salon in east Vancouver

By Patty Hastings October 20, 2014 10:57 p.m.

A man reportedly tried to rob a tanning salon Monday night in east Vancouver.

Tanning salon reportedly robbed in east Vancouver

By Patty Hastings October 20, 2014 9:10 p.m.

A tanning salon was reportedly robbed tonight in east Vancouver.

Battle Ground man dies after rear-end crash on Highway 503

By Patty Hastings October 20, 2014 8:40 p.m.

A Battle Ground man died in the hospital after a Friday evening rear-end crash in the Orchards area.

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