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Vancouver police capture homicide suspect

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings September 25, 2014 11:50 p.m.

A daylong dragnet for a homicide suspect in west Vancouver on Thursday ended about 8 miles away on the porch of a mobile home on the east side of town.

Decomposing body found at former Fourth Plain rest area

By Patty Hastings September 24, 2014 5:53 p.m.

A decomposing body was found in a former rest area this afternoon next to the Interstate 5 exit ramp to Fourth Plain Boulevard.

Vancouver teen struck by car improves in hospital

By Patty Hastings September 24, 2014 4:44 p.m.

The condition of a 17-year-old Vancouver boy struck by a car while walking in Hazel Dell last month has improved.

Early CPR saves Vancouver man's life

By Patty Hastings September 24, 2014 3:39 p.m.

A 57-year-old man was playing basketball Sunday evening at his friend’s house in east Vancouver when his heart stopped and he collapsed.

Longview mill death caused by sudden cardiac arrest

By Patty Hastings September 23, 2014 7:35 p.m.

A Vancouver man found dead by a co-worker Sunday afternoon at the Weyerhaeuser mill in Longview died of sudden cardiac arrest, according to the Cowlitz County Coroner’s Office.

Death of Vancouver teen ruled homicide

By Patty Hastings September 23, 2014 4:28 p.m.

The death of a Vancouver teen found in a transient camp this July was ruled a homicide by the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Woman in electric wheelchair falls off trail into Lacamas Lake

By Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 4:56 p.m.

A woman in an electric wheelchair fell off the Heritage Trail next to Lacamas Lake in Camas around noon Friday.

Three injured in I-5 crash south of Battle Ground

By Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 9:44 p.m.

Three Vancouver residents were injured Friday morning when a van’s tire blew out on Interstate 5 south of Battle Ground, causing it to hit the guardrail.

Bark dust fire damages northeast Hazel Dell house

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 4:49 p.m.

Firefighters doused a bark dust fire that spread Friday afternoon to a house in northeast Hazel Dell.

Yacolt man dies in crash north of Battle Ground

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings September 19, 2014 9:26 p.m.

Brian Bender, 30, of Yacolt died in the hospital after his vehicle crashed into a tree north of Battle Ground on Friday morning.

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