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Clearing backlog of rape kits results in arrests in cold Clark County cases

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September 5, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Two women received unexpected phone calls from the Vancouver Police Department last year. Their sexual assault kits returned DNA matches to the men police believe raped them about 17 years ago. Read story

Sheriff's deputies investigate reports of gunfire in the 9700 block of Northeast 19th Avenue on Friday.

Deputies investigate apparent road rage incident, gunfire in Hazel Dell

Sheriff's deputies investigate reports of gunfire in the 9700 block of Northeast 19th Avenue on Friday.

September 3, 2021, 8:56pm Clark County News

An apparent road rage incident involving gunfire drew a swarm of Clark County sheriff’s deputies to a Hazel Dell neighborhood on Friday afternoon. Read story

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Clark County man accused of stealing $12,000 from Subway

A close-up photo of police lights by night

September 3, 2021, 5:58pm Clark County News

A Clark County man who worked at a Vancouver Subway restaurant is accused of stealing nearly $12,000 from the business. Read story


Woodland woman dies of crash injuries


September 3, 2021, 4:04pm Clark County News

A Woodland woman died at a hospital earlier this week from injuries suffered in a crash Monday southeast of Ridgefield. Read story

Vancouver police respond to two overnight carjackings, a drive-by shooting

September 3, 2021, 11:59am Clark County News

Vancouver police responded to two armed carjackings and a drive-by shooting within two hours’ time early Friday morning throughout the city. Two people suffered life-threatening gunshot wounds, and a third person was shot in the leg, police said. Read story

Police: ‘Alleged romantic encounter’ leads to minor injuries for man

September 2, 2021, 7:32pm Clark County News

A man suffered minor injuries early Thursday morning when he was stabbed in the hand and shot in the chest with an airsoft gun, during what police described as “an alleged romantic encounter.” Read story

Oregon man accused of setting fire in Salmon Creek restroom, then flooding it

September 2, 2021, 6:27pm Clark County News

An Oregon man is accused of starting a fire inside a restroom and flooding the room Wednesday at a Salmon Creek building. Read story

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Camas man gets 18 years for 2019 killing of neighbor

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September 2, 2021, 6:26pm Clark County News

A Camas man was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday for fatally shooting his neighbor in the head and dumping his body in the Washougal River in 2019. Read story


Vancouver man arrested after allegedly trapping and blinding girlfriend


September 1, 2021, 6:47pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man allegedly trapped his girlfriend inside his apartment and blinded her after she wouldn’t give him money, court records say. Read story

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Larch officer’s suit alleges discrimination by Washington DOC

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September 1, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

A Larch Corrections Center officer is suing the Washington Department of Corrections, alleging he was discriminated against over a hearing loss condition. Read story