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Glen Hanberg

Man with dementia missing from hospital

Glen Hanberg

September 11, 2021, 8:13pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 74-year-old man with dementia who walked away from PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. Read story

Makaila Murphy

Missing girl located

Makaila Murphy

September 11, 2021, 7:54pm Clark County News

Update: Makaila Murphy has been located. The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 11-year-old girl, Makaila Murphy. Read story

David Croswell, who's accused of driving a Jeep onto the beach of a Washougal swimming hole, striking and killing two people, makes a first appearance at Clark County Superior Court in Vancouver in June 2019.

Washougal man pleads guilty in deaths of German tourists

David Croswell, who's accused of driving a Jeep onto the beach of a Washougal swimming hole, striking and killing two people, makes a first appearance at Clark County Superior Court in Vancouver in June 2019.

September 10, 2021, 5:10pm Clark County News

A Washougal man pleaded guilty Friday in Clark County Superior Court to one count of vehicular homicide while under the influence of intoxicants in the 2019 deaths of two German tourists at Sandy Swimming Hole. Read story

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Child on bicycle hit by vehicle in central Vancouver

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September 9, 2021, 5:45pm Clark County News

An 11-year-old child is at an area hospital in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday evening while riding a bike in central Vancouver, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story

Pedestrian struck in crosswalk near Mountain View High School

September 9, 2021, 5:43pm Clark County News

A pedestrian was taken to an area hospital Thursday morning after being hit by a car in a crosswalk east of Mountain View High School, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Read story

Guillermo Raya Leon appears Thursday via video in Clark County Superior Court to be arraigned on charges of first-degree aggravated murder and possession of a stolen firearm. He entered not-guilty pleas to both counts.

Man accused of killing Clark County deputy held without bail

Guillermo Raya Leon appears Thursday via video in Clark County Superior Court to be arraigned on charges of first-degree aggravated murder and possession of a stolen firearm. He entered not-guilty pleas to both counts.

September 9, 2021, 5:06pm Clark County News

The man accused of fatally shooting Clark County sheriff’s Detective Jeremy Brown will remain in custody for the duration of his aggravated murder case. Both the prosecution and defense agreed to the no-bail hold for Guillermo Raya Leon. Read story

David Bogdanov enters the courtroom for sentencing in his murder case Thursday morning, Sept. 9, 2021, at the Clark County Courthouse. Bogdanov received a sentence of 19½ years in prison.

Bogdanov sentenced to nearly 20 years in murder of Nikki Kuhnhausen

David Bogdanov enters the courtroom for sentencing in his murder case Thursday morning, Sept. 9, 2021, at the Clark County Courthouse. Bogdanov received a sentence of 19½ years in prison.

September 9, 2021, 9:52am Clark County News

David Bogdanov was sentenced Thursday to 19½ years in prison in the murder of Nikki Kuhnhausen, a 17-year-old transgender teenager who went missing in 2019. Her body was later found on Larch Mountain. Read story

Therron Pittman was fatally shot on Memorial Day in Vancouver.

Vancouver police seek information in Uptown Village slaying

Therron Pittman was fatally shot on Memorial Day in Vancouver.

September 8, 2021, 11:14am Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is seeking information in the Memorial Day killing of Therron Pittman near Uptown Village. Read story

Generator stolen from Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

September 7, 2021, 3:46pm Clark County News

Officials at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center are asking the public to keep an eye out for a $28,000 generator the hospital used to power its overflow tent outside of its emergency department. The generator was stolen early Saturday morning. Read story

Recruit officer Seth Anderson, right, with the Vancouver Police Department apprehends ???suspects??? Chad Sommerfield, foreground, a recruit with the Everett Police Department and Junior Alvidrez, second from left, a recruit with the King County Sheriff's department after a mock fight during an academy class at the Washington Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien, Washington on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 where recruits are learning and using less-than-lethal force alternatives.  At left is Steve Woodward, a TAC officer with the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, who is watching the operation and then giving advice and instructions regarding improvements that can be made regarding how the arresting recruit officers handled the situation. (Ellen M.

How Washington’s new laws on police use of force have changed officers’ training, weapons

Recruit officer Seth Anderson, right, with the Vancouver Police Department apprehends ???suspects??? Chad Sommerfield, foreground, a recruit with the Everett Police Department and Junior Alvidrez, second from left, a recruit with the King County Sheriff's department after a mock fight during an academy class at the Washington Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien, Washington on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 where recruits are learning and using less-than-lethal force alternatives.  At left is Steve Woodward, a TAC officer with the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, who is watching the operation and then giving advice and instructions regarding improvements that can be made regarding how the arresting recruit officers handled the situation. (Ellen M.

September 6, 2021, 6:02am Courts & Crime

SEATTLE — The two officers roll up on a disturbance at a Burien park to find three men in a scuffle, one swinging a baseball bat. They quickly exit the patrol car, one drawing his firearm, the other a Taser, and approach the men, announcing themselves and commanding the men… Read story