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Adam Clark Urban makes a first appearance Oct. 5, 2020, via video in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide. Urban, who struck and killed a wheelchair-bound pedestrian in a crosswalk at the intersection of Fourth Plain Boulevard and Fort Vancouver Way in March 2020, was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison.

Vancouver motorist sentenced to 15 months in prison for vehicular homicide

Adam Clark Urban makes a first appearance Oct. 5, 2020, via video in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide. Urban, who struck and killed a wheelchair-bound pedestrian in a crosswalk at the intersection of Fourth Plain Boulevard and Fort Vancouver Way in March 2020, was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison.

September 12, 2023, 7:06pm Clark County News

A Vancouver motorist who struck and killed a pedestrian in a wheelchair in March 2020 was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison. Read story

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Deputies save man dangling off Salmon Creek overpass

A close-up photo of police lights by night

September 12, 2023, 9:35am Clark County News

Clark County sheriff’s deputies responded Monday afternoon for a man in crisis who was dangling off a freeway overpass in Salmon Creek. Read story

Two teenagers were arrested Sunday night after crashing into a crosswalk pole at the intersection of Northeast 10th Avenue and 139th Street in Salmon Creek. Clark County sheriff's deputies said the stolen Hyundai Elantra fled from the parking lot of a nearby apartment complex, where a group was reportedly trying to steal vehicles.

Teenagers arrested, suspected in vehicle theft in Salmon Creek

Two teenagers were arrested Sunday night after crashing into a crosswalk pole at the intersection of Northeast 10th Avenue and 139th Street in Salmon Creek. Clark County sheriff's deputies said the stolen Hyundai Elantra fled from the parking lot of a nearby apartment complex, where a group was reportedly trying to steal vehicles.

September 11, 2023, 1:38pm Clark County News

Three teenagers were arrested Sunday night after allegedly trying to steal vehicles from an apartment complex parking lot in Salmon Creek. Read story

State judicial conduct commission dismisses case against former Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman

September 11, 2023, 9:57am Clark County News

The Washington Commission on Judicial Conduct announced Friday it has dismissed its case against former Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman, citing concerns over his health. Read story

Ridgefield Police Department: Missing woman found

August 22, 2023, 5:11pm Clark County News

A Ridgefield woman reported missing last week has been located and is safe, the Ridgefield Police Department said Tuesday. Read story

The Ridgefield Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding Jessica Rogers Fern, 33, who was last seen Tuesday.

Ridgefield police say missing woman found safe

The Ridgefield Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding Jessica Rogers Fern, 33, who was last seen Tuesday.

August 18, 2023, 4:32pm Clark County News

UPDATE: Jessica Rogers Fern has been located and is safe, the Ridgefield Police Department said in an Aug. 22 update. Read story

Battalion Chief Jason Leavitt, left, and Division Chief Ben Peeler take a moment to check in at the Jenny Creek Fire near La Center on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2023.

Jenny Creek Fire now 100 percent contained, 40 percent controlledvideo icon

Battalion Chief Jason Leavitt, left, and Division Chief Ben Peeler take a moment to check in at the Jenny Creek Fire near La Center on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2023.

August 18, 2023, 11:07am Clark County News

The Jenny Creek Fire burning north of La Center was 100 percent contained and 40 percent controlled as of Friday morning. Read story

Abran Raya Leon, the getaway driver in the slaying of Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown, is escorted into the courtroom for the reading of the verdict in his felony murder trial Thursday.

Getaway driver in slaying of Sgt. Jeremy Brown guilty of second-degree murder

Abran Raya Leon, the getaway driver in the slaying of Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown, is escorted into the courtroom for the reading of the verdict in his felony murder trial Thursday.

August 17, 2023, 7:17pm Clark County News

The getaway driver and first of three co-defendants to be tried in the July 2021 slaying of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown was found guilty Thursday of felony murder. Read story

Defendant Abran Raya Leon enters the courtroom Aug. 8 for his trial in Clark County Superior Court. He is accused of participating in a firearms trafficking scheme when his brother, Guillermo Raya Leon, allegedly fatally shot Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown.

Jury hears interviews with alleged getaway driver in Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown’s slaying

Defendant Abran Raya Leon enters the courtroom Aug. 8 for his trial in Clark County Superior Court. He is accused of participating in a firearms trafficking scheme when his brother, Guillermo Raya Leon, allegedly fatally shot Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown.

August 16, 2023, 7:09pm Clark County News

Jurors on Wednesday heard hours of audio of detectives’ interviews with the alleged getaway driver in the July 2021 slaying of Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeremy Brown. The interviews, held in the days after the shooting, were the last pieces of evidence presented before prosecutors rested their case. Read story

Clark County Council seeks members for law, justice council

August 15, 2023, 5:56am Clark County News

The Clark County Council is seeking applicants for five newly added seats on the Clark County Law and Justice Council. Read story