Two sent to hospital after alleged DUI crash on Highway 500

By Paul Suarez November 13, 2012 11:46 a.m.

Two people were sent to the hospital after a one-car crash on state Highway 500 near St. Johns Boulevard late Monday.

Car rolls near Ridgefield

By Paul Suarez November 13, 2012 9:20 a.m.

A rollover crash blocked Northeast 10th Avenue near Ridgefield for about 20 minutes Tuesday morning.

Crash snarls I-5 south

By Paul Suarez November 13, 2012 8:39 a.m.

A two-car crash blocked several southbound lanes of Interstate 5 on Tuesday morning.

UPDATE: Suspect in jail, accused of murder after woman found dead

By Paul Suarez November 14, 2012 7:37 a.m.

Police on Monday night found a dead person inside a Ogden neighborhood house and took another person into custody.

Driver accused of vehicular assault after La Center rollover crash

By Paul Suarez November 13, 2012 7:20 a.m.

Emergency officials at 10:40 p.m. are responding to a rollover accident in La Center where reports say one person was ejected and one is possibly pinned in the vehicle.

Vancouver man still in critical condition in California hospital

By Paul Suarez November 12, 2012 8:37 p.m.

Tyler Burton, the Vancouver man seriously injured late last month in Chico, Calif., remained in critical condition Monday.

Man struck by motorist In Hazel Dell in satisfactory condition

By Paul Suarez November 12, 2012 8:35 p.m.

A 33-year-old man was in satisfactory condition Monday with injuries suffered after being hit by a car Thursday in Hazel Dell.

Overturned tanker truck snarls I-205 bridge

By Paul Suarez November 12, 2012 8:32 p.m.

An overturned tanker truck on Monday jammed early morning traffic on the Glenn Jackson Bridge south.

Carving out a niche

By Paul Suarez November 11, 2012 6 a.m.

RIDGEFIELD — David and Carol Zylstra didn't plan on making their 50-acre property near the Tri-Mountain Golf Course into a community destination. It just happened.

Local law enforcement waits for guidance on pot

By Paul Suarez November 11, 2012 6 a.m.

Local police agencies say they're waiting for the federal government, city attorneys and the Clark County Prosecutor's Office to weigh in on Initiative 502 before deciding how to proceed with enforcing new rules for recreational marijuana use.

Police: Four teens started fire in abandoned Battle Ground building

By Paul Suarez November 9, 2012 2:08 p.m.

Four teens are suspected of starting a fire at an abandoned nursing home earlier this month in Battle Ground, according to the Battle Ground Police Department.

SWAT investigates reports of armed man near Ridgefield

By Paul Suarez November 9, 2012 8:08 a.m.

The Southwest Washington Regional SWAT team responded to the Ridgefield area Thursday night after hearing reports of an armed man suspected of being a threat to others. After arriving on scene, deputies determined the man wasn't a threat and canceled the response.

Pedestrian hit by car is in serious condition

By Paul Suarez November 8, 2012 9:17 p.m.

A 33-year-old pedestrian was in serious condition Thursday after being hit by a car Wednesday night in Hazel Dell.

Two arrested after drug task force raids Minnehaha home

By Paul Suarez November 8, 2012 12:56 p.m.

The Clark-Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force arrested two while serving a search warrant at a Minnehaha area home Thursday morning.

Teen sent to hospital after crashing car into tree near Ridgefield

By Paul Suarez November 6, 2012 9:19 p.m.

A 17-year-old boy was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after his car went off the road and ran into a tree in Ridgefield.

UPDATE: Officials processing ballots

By Paul Suarez November 6, 2012 1:12 p.m.

Dozens of elections officials midday today were inspecting and collecting ballots in preparation for votes to be counted later in the day.

Vancouver woman fatally shot by police in Utah

By Paul Suarez November 5, 2012 11:25 p.m.

A 21-year-old Vancouver woman was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting south of Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday.

Two sent to hospital after Brush Prairie rollover

By Paul Suarez November 5, 2012 9:03 p.m.

Sheriff's deputies and firefighters responded to a reported rollover crash near the Brush Prairie Winco Monday morning.

Man rescued from Columbia River, sent to hospital

By Paul Suarez November 5, 2012 9:03 p.m.

A man was sent to a local hospital Monday morning after spending 30 minutes in the Columbia River near the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay.

Vancouver couple accused of selling counterfeit air bags, stolen retail items

By Paul Suarez November 2, 2012 6 a.m.

A Vancouver couple accused of selling thousands of dollars worth of items stolen from retail stores may also be under investigation for selling counterfeit air bags.

Former House candidate sentenced to work crew

By Paul Suarez November 1, 2012 6:35 p.m.

A 20-year-old former candidate for the state Legislature on Thursday was sentenced to 45 days on work release for his role in an organized crime ring.

Fire station gets early start on coat drive

By Paul Suarez November 1, 2012 6 a.m.

Firefighters want your help to keep Clark County's needy warm this winter.

Police seek information on car thefts, offer $1K reward

By Paul Suarez October 31, 2012 9:23 p.m.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon and the Vancouver Police Deapartment are asking for the public's help in arresting a car thief who see a white Ford Fusion to steal other cars.

Two dogs, one cat died in Sunday fire in Hazel Dell

By Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez October 30, 2012 9:49 p.m.

At least two dogs and one cat died in a Hazel Dell house fire early Sunday, according to Clark County Fire District 6.

Police arrest man suspected of drug trafficking

By Paul Suarez October 30, 2012 9:47 p.m.

The Clark-Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force on Monday arrested a man suspected of trafficking large amounts of methamphetamine and cocaine into Clark County.

Girl out of hospital after being hit by bus

By Paul Suarez October 30, 2012 4:47 p.m.

A 15-year-old girl was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after she was hit by a mini school bus in Battle Ground, officials said.

Teen accused of entering apartment, assaulting occupants

By Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez October 29, 2012 10:22 p.m.

A 16-year-old was arrested Saturday morning after allegedly breaking into a Minnehaha area apartment and assaulting two people inside, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Violent crime dips in Vancouver

By Paul Suarez October 30, 2012 6 a.m.

Reported rapes and aggravated assaults were down in Vancouver in 2011, while murder was up dramatically and robberies and burglaries also increased, according to data released by the FBI on Monday.

Police: Washington Park homicide victim had ties to Vancouver

By Paul Suarez October 29, 2012 10:29 p.m.

A homicide victim found in Portland’s Washington Park in June was identified as a 15-year-old who was visiting family in Vancouver, Portland police said Monday.

Vancouver police seek burglary suspect

By Paul Suarez October 29, 2012 9:38 p.m.

Vancouver police were looking for a man around noon on Monday who allegedly attempted to break into an apartment near Fircrest Elementary School.

Man, 41, found dead by SWAT officers identified

By Paul Suarez October 29, 2012 9:35 p.m.

A man found dead Saturday evening after a six-hour SWAT call was identified by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office on Monday as Doug Anthony Stuart, 41, of Vancouver.

Early morning wreck on freeway injures two women

By Paul Suarez October 29, 2012 9:53 p.m.

A pair of non-injury crashes on west state Highway 14 slowed the Monday morning commute.

Off Beat: Local pets, fires they cause go national in wire-service story

By Paul Suarez October 29, 2012 6 a.m.

What do cat urine and hungry dogs have in common?

Woman sent to hospital after Highway 500 crash

By Paul Suarez October 26, 2012 2:34 p.m.

A 21-year-old was cited for following to close after slamming in the back of another car on state Highway 500 Friday morning, Washington State Patrol said.

Mayor's prayer breakfast attracts faithful crowd

By Paul Suarez October 27, 2012 6 a.m.

Nearly 900 gather for the Clark County Mayors' and Civic Leaders' 11th Annual Prayer Breakfast.

Man arrested in connection with burglaries, theft of firearms

By Paul Suarez October 25, 2012 6:29 p.m.

Police have arrested a man in connection with several burglaries, many involving theft of firearms, according to court documents.

Bear spotted in Washougal neighborhood

By Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez October 25, 2012 11:28 a.m.

A resident reported seeing a black bear on the 1900 block of 42nd Court in Washougal late Wednesday.

Hazel Dell homicide suspects plead not guilty

By Paul Suarez October 25, 2012 6:24 p.m.

Two Vancouver men accused of first-degree murder in connection with the Oct. 1 killing of Matthew Clark pleaded not guilty in court Thursday.

Police investigating gang-related stabbing

By Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez October 25, 2012 7:37 a.m.

Vancouver police are investigating a Wednesday night gang-related stabbing and assault.

Hit-and-run accident reported at 25th and Main

By Craig Brown , Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez October 24, 2012 5:08 p.m.

A husband and wife were arrested in downtown Vancouver at midday Wednesday after the driver allegedly ran from a hit-and-run crash at 25th and Main streets and was found by bystanders.

Police looking for car connected to auto prowls

By Patty Hastings and Paul Suarez October 24, 2012 9:41 a.m.

A white Ford Fusion that rammed a Vancouver police car and led officers on a chase Tuesday night is believed to be connected to multiple vehicle prowls, police said Wednesday.

Drivers in Camas crash named

By Paul Suarez October 23, 2012 10:15 p.m.

Camas police on Tuesday identified two drivers involved in a rear-end crash Monday evening.

English bulldog theft suspect appears in court

By Paul Suarez October 22, 2012 7:03 p.m.

A man allegedly stole a bulldog puppy at gunpoint at Clackamas Town Center on Friday before giving the dog to his live-in ex-girlfriend's daughter in Vancouver, according to court documents.

Organized retail crime: Local criminals on a shopping spree

By Paul Suarez October 21, 2012 6 a.m.

“John” had Alli diet pills that he needed to sell. He met a 34-year-old Vancouver man on May 22 and told him that he lifted the pills from a Rite Aid store and was chased out by security. The buyer paid and told him he wanted more.

More recycle bin fires set in east Clark County

By Paul Suarez October 20, 2012 6 a.m.

Reports of overnight recycle bin fires in east Clark County increased Friday.

Police arrest suspects in Battle Ground Craigslist robbery

By Paul Suarez October 19, 2012 12:09 p.m.

Battle Ground and Vancouver police arrested three this week in connection with an Oct. 7 robbery in the parking lot of Maple Grove School.

Night arsons burn bins in Camas and Washougal

By Paul Suarez October 19, 2012 7:41 a.m.

Washougal police are asking for the public’s help in an investigation of several overnight arsons near Washougal High School.

SWAT team serves search warrant in Hazel Dell

By Craig Brown and Paul Suarez October 17, 2012 9:13 a.m.

Southwest Washington Regional SWAT Team officers served a search warrant Wednesday in Hazel Dell in connection with an Oct. 1 homicide.

UPDATE: Jogger struck by car, sent to hospital

By Paul Suarez October 15, 2012 11:01 p.m.

A woman was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in the Walnut Grove area on Monday afternoon.

Two sent to hospital after crash near Battle Ground

By Paul Suarez October 15, 2012 10 p.m.

A head-on crash near Battle Ground sent two women to the hospital for a precautionary check Monday morning.