Police: Missing Vancouver man safe

By Patty Hastings November 13, 2014 3:47 p.m.

The Vancouver Police Department is no longer asking the public to help them find 37-year-old Cory Michael Ross.

SWAT team mistakenly shot 911 caller during Vancouver manhunt

By Patty Hastings November 11, 2014 4:11 p.m.

A man who helped lead police to a gunman’s vehicle ended up being shot himself in what Vancouver police are describing as a case of mistaken identity.

Police: Man arrested in rape after calling 911

By Patty Hastings November 10, 2014 8:48 p.m.

A Vancouver man who called 911 Sunday ended up being arrested by police after they determined that he allegedly raped a woman Friday.

Marijuana stolen at gunpoint in Burgerville parking lot

By Patty Hastings November 10, 2014 8:46 p.m.

Two male suspects reportedly stole marijuana from a man at gunpoint Monday afternoon in a west Vancouver Burgerville parking lot.

Crime stats released for cities in Clark County

By Patty Hastings November 10, 2014 8:10 p.m.

FBI crime statistics released Monday show that aggravated assaults increased in 2013 in several Clark County cities, when compared to the previous year.

Pairing art, wine at historic Slocum House

By Patty Hastings November 10, 2014 6 a.m.

Art and wine are known to go well together. East Fork Cellars in the historic Slocum House recently partnered with Gallery 360 — a pairing that expands downtown Vancouver's offerings.

Person shot by police Oct. 31 still unnamed

By Patty Hastings November 8, 2014 7:20 p.m.

More than a week after a man shot his neighbor at a stoplight in the Walnut Grove area, police hadn't released the identity of a person who was shot by SWAT officers during the manhunt, or any information about that person's injury or condition.

Candlelight memorial for Cadence Boyer

By Patty Hastings November 7, 2014 11:40 p.m.

Hundreds of family members, friends and some caring strangers crowded a grassy berm Friday night to mourn 7-year-old Cadence Boyer, who died after being struck by a car on Halloween.

Teen arrested after Vancouver burglary, gun theft

By Patty Hastings November 7, 2014 3:57 p.m.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly broke into a house this morning in Vancouver’s Minnehaha area, with the homeowner still inside.

Camas fisherman found dead near Klickitat River

By Patty Hastings November 7, 2014 3:09 p.m.

The body of a Camas man, who was reported missing earlier this week, was found near the Klickitat River Friday morning.

Trick-or-treater’s mom released from hospital

By Patty Hastings November 6, 2014 9:26 p.m.

Annie Arnold, injured when she was struck by a car on Halloween, was discharged from Legacy Emanuel Medical Center on Tuesday.

Police chase prompts school lockdowns near Orchards

By Patty Hastings November 6, 2014 3:21 p.m.

Two Orchards area schools were in a modified lockdown after a burglary occurred nearby this afternoon.

Veljacic leading Superior Court judge race

By Patty Hastings November 4, 2014 10:31 p.m.

Bernard Veljacic has apparently won election to Clark County Superior Court, according to preliminary election results.

Van Dyke leads Hanke in utility board race

By Patty Hastings November 4, 2014 10:25 p.m.

Early election results show voters favoring Jane Van Dyke in the race for Clark Public Utilities commissioner. Tuesday night's election results said she had 52.3 percent of the vote against incumbent Byron Hanke's 47.3 percent.

Pedestrian hit by pickup in Vancouver

By Patty Hastings November 3, 2014 8:06 p.m.

A woman was seriously injured Monday when she was struck by a pickup while walking in west Vancouver.

Family, school mourn 'awesome little girl'

By Paris Achen , Emily Gillespie , Patty Hastings and Susan Parrish November 3, 2014 7:02 p.m.

Grief counselors were at Orchards Elementary School on Monday after a second-grader who attended the school was killed Halloween night when a car struck four pedestrians.

Off Beat: Lathim's 2012 death inspires California ICU effort

By Patty Hastings November 3, 2014 6 a.m.

Two years after her death, Mandy Lathim is still making a difference. The 18-year-old Mountain View High School graduate was critically injured in a crash during a summer road trip to California and died on July 18, 2012.

Injured girl, women ID'd in trick-or-treating crash

By Patty Hastings November 1, 2014 9:12 p.m.

Candy and costume pieces littered the wet, grassy hillside along Northeast 112th Avenue, where a Ford Mustang crashed into a group of trick-or-treaters Halloween night.

Two teens in fatal east Vancouver crash identified

By Patty Hastings November 1, 2014 8:15 p.m.

Police on Saturday identified the two Mountain View High School seniors who died Friday night in what investigators say was a high-speed crash in east Vancouver.

Trick or treaters critically hurt when hit by car

By Mark Bowder and Patty Hastings October 31, 2014 11:32 p.m.

Two 7-year-old girls and a 20-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries Friday when they were struck by a vehicle while trick-or-treating in east Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Deparment.

Camas man ordered to pay $1.2 million in tax fraud scheme

By Patty Hastings October 31, 2014 1:47 p.m.

A Camas man was ordered by U.S. District Court last week to pay $1.2 million in restitution and spend 18 months in prison for repeated tax fraud.

'War of the Worlds' reimagined at Kiggins  

By Patty Hastings October 30, 2014 11:05 p.m.

"As I set down these notes on paper, I'm obsessed by the thought that I may be the last living man on Earth," radio actor Sam Mowry said. He sat on a stool, dressed all in black, and peered through his spectacles at the rapt audience.

Vancouver acupuncturist arrested on rape allegations

By Marissa Harshman and Patty Hastings October 30, 2014 8:56 p.m.

Vancouver police arrested a 54-year-old acupuncturist accused of sexually assaulting one of his female clients.

Eleven injured in school bus crash near Yacolt

By Emily Gillespie and Patty Hastings October 28, 2014 3:40 p.m.

Eleven people, including four Amboy Middle School students, were taken to area hospitals after a school bus with 32 kids on board was involved in a crash near Yacolt.

Victims feel crime's emotional costs

By Patty Hastings October 27, 2014 6 a.m.

Scott Flury's dream of opening a coffee shop almost wasn't realized. Nine banks turned him down for a loan. So, he cashed in his 401(k), renovated the Victorian-era house he'd been eying for months and made it happen.

The high cost of crime taking toll on Clark County

By Patty Hastings October 26, 2014 6 a.m.

In the five minutes that it takes you to read this story, people in the county will lose $220 worth of property to crime. It could be burned, vandalized, bought with a forged check or, more likely, stolen.

Man shot outside house party in Vancouver area

By Patty Hastings and Stevie Mathieu October 24, 2014 7:57 a.m.

A 19-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound outside a house party early this morning in the Vancouver area, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

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.

Police, neighborhood volunteers learn advanced driving techniques

By Patty Hastings October 17, 2014 9:18 p.m.

PORTLAND — Vancouver police volunteers swerved, spun, skidded and slalomed around the Portland International Raceway on Friday morning, sitting shotgun with officers who were renewing their emergency vehicle training.

WSP: Racing driver causes crash on state Highway 500

By Patty Hastings October 16, 2014 7:15 p.m.

A Vancouver man racing in his car on state Highway 500 crashed into a tractor Thursday morning, the Washington State Patrol said.

Missing Vancouver girl found safe

By Patty Hastings October 10, 2014 10:33 p.m.

A missing 14-year-old girl from Vancouver was found and is safe, the Vancouver Police Department said Friday night.

Man found after going missing from VA center

By Patty Hastings October 10, 2014 10:32 p.m.

A Vancouver man believed to be missing from the Vancouver Veterans Affairs campus was determined on Friday to be safe.

Rightful owners sought for gems recovered in Fircrest

By Patty Hastings October 9, 2014 10:04 p.m.

Vancouver police are trying to find the rightful owners of gemstones that were recently recovered in the Fircrest neighborhood.

Vancouver police looking for missing 14-year-old girl

By Patty Hastings October 9, 2014 6:11 p.m.

Vancouver police are looking for a 14-year-old girl who went missing Monday.

Man missing from Vancouver VA campus

By Patty Hastings October 9, 2014 2:44 p.m.

Police are asking the public to help find a man who went missing from the Vancouver Veterans Affairs campus Wednesday night.

Vigil remembers girl, 7, who died of brain injury

By Patty Hastings October 8, 2014 10:16 p.m.

At the vigil for Stormy Solis on Wednesday evening, everyone shook multicolored glow sticks toward the darkening night sky to remember how the 7-year-old girl was bright and full of life.

Water damage disrupts Clark County computer systems

By Tyler Graf and Patty Hastings October 8, 2014 5:44 p.m.

Water damage brought down the Clark County server this afternoon, taking county websites and email off-line.

Vancouver police: Phone scam uses familiar numbers

By Patty Hastings October 7, 2014 8:17 p.m.

Vancouver police are warning of a phone scam in which callers claiming to be Internal Revenue Service agents dupe people into giving them cash cards.

Deputies: Intoxicated man leaves crash scene at WinCo

By Patty Hastings October 6, 2014 10:33 p.m.

A Portland man was arrested after he allegedly caused a three-vehicle collision Monday afternoon on Highway 99 in front of the Hazel Dell WinCo and then left the scene.

Safety officials discuss rescuing people with autism

By Patty Hastings October 5, 2014 6 a.m.

When Kari Sullivan's 14-year-old son, Nick, slipped and fell in the bathroom at summer camp this August, the experience she had with first responders was frustrating.

Floodlight sparks attic fire at Camas home

By Patty Hastings October 3, 2014 9:43 p.m.

An attic fire damaged a single-story home in Camas Thursday afternoon, displacing the residents.