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Patty Hastings

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Two bicyclists injured in north county crash

By Patty Hastings May 27, 2015 8:09 p.m.

Two bicyclists were significantly injured Wednesday evening in a crash near Battle Ground north of Lewisville Park.

Man arrested in credit union stabbing, robbery

By Patty Hastings May 27, 2015 4:57 p.m.

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a customer while robbing a credit union in the VanMall Neighborhood on Tuesday.

Customer stabbed during iQ Credit Union robbery

By Patty Hastings May 26, 2015 6:15 p.m.

A customer attempting to thwart a robbery was stabbed this afternoon at the iQ Credit Union near the Vancouver mall.

2 in court in Camas, Washougal church burglaries

By Patty Hastings and Jessica Prokop May 26, 2015 5:37 p.m.

The recent burglaries of four east Clark County churches were all connected and apparently motivated by drug addiction, police said. Two people have been arrested in connection with the crimes and police anticipate additional arrests.

Agencies reflect on crime counts

By Patty Hastings May 26, 2015 6 a.m.

If you ask Vancouver police Chief James McElvain why crime occurs, the overarching reason is clear: It's human nature. You should be able to leave your wallet on a sidewalk and have nobody touch it, but that just isn't going to happen.

Squatting case in Skamania

By Patty Hastings May 23, 2015 6 a.m.

A man who law enforcement officials say has been squatting in a Washougal-area house appeared in Skamania County Superior Court on Thursday on allegations that he sold the home's fencing.

125 years of help: Salvation Army marks anniversary

By Patty Hastings May 21, 2015 9:32 p.m.

In 125 years, the mission of the Salvation Army in Clark County has remained the same: Serve the community.

East Vancouver house damaged by fire

By Patty Hastings May 21, 2015 6 a.m.

Fire damaged a home in east Vancouver on Wednesday night.

2 critically injured in Brush Prairie crash

By Patty Hastings May 20, 2015 9:24 p.m.

Two people were critically injured Wednesday evening in a single-car crash in the Brush Prairie area.

State trooper involved in crash at Fourth Plain, Hwy. 503

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings May 20, 2015 7:18 p.m.

A pickup and a Washington State Patrol vehicle collided in a busy Vancouver intersection Wednesday afternoon.

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