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Patty Hastings

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Man pleads guilty to sharing child porn

By Patty Hastings April 18, 2014 8:43 p.m.

A former Vancouver man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Friday to distributing child pornography.

Search teams targeted homes in theft case

By Patty Hastings April 18, 2014 8:39 p.m.

Law enforcement officials served search warrants at multiple residences in Vancouver Friday morning, as part of an ongoing theft investigation.

WSP: Driver falls asleep, rolls car on I-5

By Patty Hastings April 18, 2014 5:42 p.m.

A single-car rollover collision is clogging traffic on Interstate 5 northbound, near Milepost 13.

Vehicle thefts hit Hudson's Bay neighborhood

By Patty Hastings April 17, 2014 9:46 p.m.

Car thefts are on the rise in the Hudson’s Bay neighborhood, with five vehicles stolen during the past two weekends.

Crash briefly knocks out power in Battle Ground area

By Patty Hastings April 17, 2014 8:56 p.m.

A 10-minute power outage in Battle Ground impacted area businesses Thursday evening.

Fire destroys vacation trailer at Lake Merwin campground

By Patty Hastings April 16, 2014 6:21 p.m.

Fire destroyed a travel trailer Wednesday afternoon at Lake Merwin Campers Hideaway in Amboy.

Bank robbery reported in east Vancouver

By Patty Hastings April 16, 2014 8:12 p.m.

A man robbed a Riverview Community Bank Wednesday evening in east Vancouver.

WSP: Tractor trailer driver falls asleep, crashes near La Center

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings April 16, 2014 5:26 p.m.

The driver of a tractor trailer fell asleep at the wheel, driving his rig off of Interstate 5 near La Center, according to Washington State Patrol.

Vancouver police warn of ‘spoofed’ numbers on caller IDs

By Patty Hastings April 15, 2014 8:48 p.m.

A scam artist claiming to be with the Vancouver Police Department called a local couple and tried to get them to divulge personal information.

Man arrested Friday after train hits truck

By Patty Hastings April 15, 2014 8:42 p.m.

A Portland man was arrested Friday after the stolen pickup he was driving got stuck on a railway crossing near Wintler Park in Vancouver and was hit by a train, Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said.

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