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Clark County deputies respond to prank call for active shooter at Heritage High School

Heritage High School in Vancouver.

November 22, 2022, 11:44am Clark County News

A prank caller claiming that several students had been shot at Heritage High School prompted a large law enforcement response Tuesday morning.  Read story

Elijah I. Partida, 24, of Vancouver is taken back into custody after a Clark County Superior Court jury found him guilty Monday morning of second-degree manslaughter in the 2020 death of his infant daughter.

Vancouver man guilty of manslaughter in death of infant daughter

Elijah I. Partida, 24, of Vancouver is taken back into custody after a Clark County Superior Court jury found him guilty Monday morning of second-degree manslaughter in the 2020 death of his infant daughter.

November 21, 2022, 1:17pm Clark County News

A Clark County Superior Court jury found a Vancouver man guilty Monday morning of second-degree manslaughter in the 2020 death of his infant daughter. The jury was hung on a charge of second-degree murder, and the judge ordered a mistrial on that count. Read story

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Clark County deputies arrest man accused in burglary of La Center house

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November 18, 2022, 8:06pm Clark County News

Clark County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Thursday night after he allegedly burglarized a La Center house and then crashed his car as he drove away. Read story

Roy Russell, center, walks out of Clark County Superior Court Judge David Gregerson's courtroom Friday, at the Clark County Courthouse. Russell's life sentence for the 2005 murder of 14-year-old Chelsea Harrison was vacated due to a change in the state's three-strikes law, and he was resentenced to 26 years in prison.

Roy Russell resentenced to 26 years in 2005 murder of Chelsea Harrison

Roy Russell, center, walks out of Clark County Superior Court Judge David Gregerson's courtroom Friday, at the Clark County Courthouse. Russell's life sentence for the 2005 murder of 14-year-old Chelsea Harrison was vacated due to a change in the state's three-strikes law, and he was resentenced to 26 years in prison.

November 18, 2022, 11:38am Clark County News

Vancouver’s Roy Russell, who has twice beat a life sentence, was resentenced Friday to more than 26 years in prison for the 2005 murder of 14-year-old Chelsea Harrison. Read story

Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida is accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020.

Jury deliberates in death of Vancouver baby

Elijah I. Partida, 24, listens to his defense attorney deliver closing arguments Nov. 17 to a Clark County Superior Court jury in his murder and manslaughter trial. Partida is accused of causing his infant daughter's fatal brain injuries in 2020.

November 17, 2022, 5:56pm Clark County News

Jurors began deliberating Thursday afternoon in the murder trial for a Vancouver man accused of causing fatal brain injuries to his infant daughter in 2020. Read story

Vancouver man arrested after allegedly fleeing attempted traffic stop in Five Corners

November 16, 2022, 9:48am Clark County News

A Vancouver man was arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly refusing to pull over for Clark County sheriff’s deputies during a traffic stop in Five Corners. Read story

Yana N. Cook, 24, appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree murder and drive-by shooting. A judge set his bail at $2.5 million.

Suspect in fatal drive-by shooting in Vancouver facing murder charge

Yana N. Cook, 24, appears Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree murder and drive-by shooting. A judge set his bail at $2.5 million.

November 16, 2022, 6:23am Clark County News

A judge set bail Wednesday at $2.5 million for an Ocean Park man accused in a fatal Vancouver shooting that prosecutors are calling a targeted attack. Read story

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Suspect in Vancouver drive-by shooting, slaying arrested

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November 15, 2022, 7:39pm Clark County News

A 24-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a Nov. 6 shooting in central Vancouver. Police say the victim has since died. Read story

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Vancouver man arrested in sexual exploitation of children sweep

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November 15, 2022, 3:44pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man was one of 12 people arrested over the weekend during a multi-agency operation in Lewis County targeting those allegedly involved in the sexual exploitation of children. Read story

A pickup allegedly driven by Jason Tester, 22, of Vancouver is towed away after it was immobilized by Clark County sheriff's deputies. A sergeant attempted to pull Tester over for speeding, but he said Tester refused to stop.

Vancouver man arrested after chase said he wanted to drop dog off before stopping

A pickup allegedly driven by Jason Tester, 22, of Vancouver is towed away after it was immobilized by Clark County sheriff's deputies. A sergeant attempted to pull Tester over for speeding, but he said Tester refused to stop.

November 14, 2022, 10:46am Clark County News

A Vancouver man was arrested Sunday after deputies say he refused to pull over during a traffic stop in Battle Ground. Read story