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Police investigate the shooting of William Abbe at the intersection of Fourth Plain Boulevard and Stapleton Road on April 28.

Vancouver homeless community saddened, unsurprised by finding in police shooting

Police investigate the shooting of William Abbe at the intersection of Fourth Plain Boulevard and Stapleton Road on April 28.

October 10, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

An advocate for Vancouver’s homeless community said Friday that the people he works with are saddened but not surprised prosecutors found the fatal police shooting of William Abbe lawful. Read story

Ethan Ambrose Richter, 21, of Battle Ground

Battle Ground man back in court, faces new allegations of lewd acts

Ethan Ambrose Richter, 21, of Battle Ground

October 9, 2020, 5:38pm Clark County News

A Battle Ground man suspected in several lewd acts throughout Clark County, including against a 10-year-old girl, was back in court Friday to face additional allegations. Read story

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Portland police chase driver suspected of stealing Washington firefighter’s pickup

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October 9, 2020, 10:30am Clark County News

Portland police officers chased a vehicle into Vancouver on Thursday, but they ended the pursuit shortly before the driver reportedly crashed. Read story

Vancouver man named president of Washington State Bar Association

October 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

A Vancouver man and area attorney was sworn in as president of the Washington State Bar Association last month -- the first person from Vancouver since the state bar's formation in 1888. Read story

Brush Prairie homeowner holds alleged trespasser at gunpoint

October 8, 2020, 7:01pm Clark County News

A Brush Prairie homeowner held a trespasser on his property at gunpoint Wednesday night, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. Read story

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Woman accused of assault of Vancouver teenager, girl’s mother

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October 8, 2020, 4:57pm Clark County News

A Portland woman is accused of pepper-spraying a 15-year-old girl and shooting at the girl’s mother after arriving at their home to have her nails done. Read story

Sherwood area resident suffers minor injuries during home-invasion robbery

October 7, 2020, 5:38pm Clark County News

A resident of Clark County’s Sherwood neighborhood suffered minor injuries during a home-invasion robbery Tuesday. Read story

Police at the scene of the fatal shooting of William Abbe on Fourth Plain Boulevard and Stapleton Road on April 28.

Investigation finds Vancouver police shooting of homeless man was justified

Police at the scene of the fatal shooting of William Abbe on Fourth Plain Boulevard and Stapleton Road on April 28.

October 7, 2020, 11:45am Clark County News

A prosecutor outside of Clark County, tasked with examining the fatal shooting of a Vancouver man earlier this year by city police, has determined that three officers’ use of deadly force was lawful and justified. Read story

A domestic violence call resulted in a fatal police shooting in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood late Sunday.

Domestic violence suspect killed by Vancouver police ID’d as Portland man, 41

A domestic violence call resulted in a fatal police shooting in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood late Sunday.

October 7, 2020, 9:56am Clark County News

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man fatally shot by Vancouver police as a 41-year-old Portland resident. Read story

Ethan Ambrose Richter (Photo contributed by the Vancouver Police Department)

Police seek victims of Battle Ground suspect in indecent exposure incidents

Ethan Ambrose Richter (Photo contributed by the Vancouver Police Department)

October 6, 2020, 6:22pm Clark County News

Vancouver police are seeking additional victims of a man suspected in several indecent exposure incidents throughout Clark County. Read story