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Police officers and officials congregate outside the building where a shooting reportedly happened on Tuesday, December 22, at the 505 building at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Colleagues mourn loss of woman, 20, killed in medical office murder-suicide

Police officers and officials congregate outside the building where a shooting reportedly happened on Tuesday, December 22, at the 505 building at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

December 23, 2020, 12:35pm Clark County News

Liliya Zagariya, a 20-year-old volunteer emergency medical technician with dreams of becoming a paramedic, was working at a Vancouver medical office Tuesday afternoon when a man walked in, shot her in the chest and then turned the weapon on himself. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Man faces charges in 2006 park rape

The Clark County Courthouse.

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

A man who's been incarcerated in Texas faces charges in Clark County Superior Court for allegedly raping a 15-year-old who was found unconscious in Vancouver's Evergreen Park in 2006. Read story

Ethan Ambrose Richter, 21, of Battle Ground

Battle Ground man sentenced for exposing himself

Ethan Ambrose Richter, 21, of Battle Ground

December 22, 2020, 6:21pm Clark County News

A Battle Ground man charged for several lewd acts throughout Clark County this year was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison. Read story

Police investigate robbery at northeast Vancouver iQ Credit Union

December 22, 2020, 6:01pm Clark County News

Police are investigating a bank robbery in northeast Vancouver on Tuesday. Read story

Two people embrace outside of the building where a shooting reportedly happened on Tuesday, December 22, at the 505 building at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Two people wounded in shooting near PeaceHealth Southwest in Vancouver

Two people embrace outside of the building where a shooting reportedly happened on Tuesday, December 22, at the 505 building at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

December 22, 2020, 5:25pm Clark County News

Two people were shot Tuesday afternoon inside a building at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center campus in central Vancouver. Read story

The Clark County Courthouse.

Prosecutors decline to file charges against Vancouver man in parking lot confrontation

The Clark County Courthouse.

December 21, 2020, 4:54pm Clark County News

Prosecutors have decided not to file charges against a Vancouver man accused of following a group from a Patriot Prayer event to an east Vancouver sports bar, where a confrontation in the parking lot ended with him striking a man with his vehicle. Read story

Kevin Hale, background in tan to front, of Longview joins his wife, Lindsay, his daughter, Annabelle, 6, and his son, Sawyer, 4, as they walk out to a porch full of donated gifts on Friday evening. Members of the Vancouver Police Department Domestic Violence Unit delivered the gifts to the family. Kevin Hale has been diagnosed with Stage 4 endocrine cancer, and his wife, Lindsay, works for the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office as a victim advocate with the domestic violence unit.

Vancouver police make surprise gift delivery to Longview family

Kevin Hale, background in tan to front, of Longview joins his wife, Lindsay, his daughter, Annabelle, 6, and his son, Sawyer, 4, as they walk out to a porch full of donated gifts on Friday evening. Members of the Vancouver Police Department Domestic Violence Unit delivered the gifts to the family. Kevin Hale has been diagnosed with Stage 4 endocrine cancer, and his wife, Lindsay, works for the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney's Office as a victim advocate with the domestic violence unit.

December 18, 2020, 6:23pm Clark County News

LONGVIEW -- Red and blue lights flashed as a Vancouver police officer announced over his patrol car's speaker that police were outside. But the Hale children weren't under arrest. They were encouraged to come to the door "with excitement and smiles on their faces" for a special Christmas surprise. Read story

The Clark County Sheriff's Office, Vancouver Police Department and Washington State Patrol investigate the shooting in Hazel Dell on Oct. 29.

Peterson’s girlfriend recounts final phone call: ‘They’re shooting at me’

The Clark County Sheriff's Office, Vancouver Police Department and Washington State Patrol investigate the shooting in Hazel Dell on Oct. 29.

December 18, 2020, 6:08pm Clark County News

PORTLAND — The partner of the man fatally shot by Clark County sheriff’s deputies in October provided a detailed account Friday of what she saw and heard in the moments before Kevin E. Peterson Jr. died. Read story

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WSP seeking witnesses to I-5 hit-and-run crash in Ridgefield

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December 18, 2020, 5:21pm Clark County News

Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a northbound Interstate 5 hit-and-run crash in Ridgefield that sent four people to the hospital. Read story

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Man shot by Vancouver police officer on Thanksgiving remains hospitalized

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December 17, 2020, 6:50pm Clark County News

Investigators have not released any new information this week about a man who was shot by a Vancouver police officer on Thanksgiving. Read story