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Courts & Crime

Clark County medical examiner IDs child, father in murder-suicide

June 16, 2020, 4:15pm Clark County News

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office reported Tuesday that a 7-year-old girl died in a murder-suicide. Read story

Clark County bail businesses struggle

June 16, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Bail bond businesses in Clark County and elsewhere are struggling due to the changes made by courts and correctional facilities trying to reduce their inmate populations and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read story

Clark County prosecutor to send Abbe shooting review to another office

June 15, 2020, 6:12pm Clark County News

Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik said he is asking a prosecuting attorney’s office outside of the county to determine whether the fatal shooting of a Vancouver man earlier this year was legally justified. Read story

Ridgefield protester, police dispute details of man’s arrest

June 15, 2020, 5:57pm Clark County News

A Ridgefield man says he was peacefully demonstrating in support of black lives Sunday near the city’s 56th Place roundabout when he was arrested by police. Read story

Washougal police investigating woman’s death as suspicious

June 15, 2020, 1:08pm Clark County News

Washougal police officers were dispatched around 4:30 p.m. Sunday to the 1900 block of 41st Street for a report about the dead woman. Read story

Vancouver hit-and-run victim still on life support

June 11, 2020, 6:20pm Clark County News

One of two women struck by a suspected drunken driver June 3 in Vancouver had been out jogging when she was hit in a crosswalk, according to her parents. Read story

Groups call Vancouver Police Department to account in shootings

June 11, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

A coalition of local groups is demanding accountability from the Vancouver Police Department after three officers fatally shot a man April 28, linking his death to a string of police shootings over the last 18 months. Read story

Battle Ground girl, 15, dies when pickup crashes down steep hillside

June 10, 2020, 7:40pm Clark County News

A 15-year-old Battle Ground girl died Friday when the pickup she was driving went off a logging road and plunged down a steep hillside east of Woodland, according to the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office. Read story

Clark County Jail meal changes prompt riot

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

Clark County Jail is back to serving a single hot meal each day following several days of sack breakfasts, lunches and dinners, a change that prompted a riot in the facility on Friday. Read story

Clark Public Utilities: Watch for scams

June 6, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Clark Public Utilities is warning its customers of scam calls from people claiming to work for the utility, asking for payment and threatening disconnection. Read story