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Arraignment set over for suspected serial killer in 1974 murder casevideo icon

January 10, 2020, 10:50am Clark County News

Arraignment for suspected serial killer Warren Forrest, who's accused in the slaying of 17-year-old Martha Morrison in the 1970s, was set over Friday to Feb. 7. Read story

SUV driver accused of hit-run with cyclist in Vancouver

January 9, 2020, 5:59pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is suspected of striking and injuring a bicyclist with an SUV before fleeing. Read story

Competency evaluation ordered for Smith Tower shooting suspect

January 9, 2020, 3:47pm Clark County News

An 80-year-old man accused in the October shooting at Smith Tower that left a fellow resident dead and another one wounded along with her caregiver, will undergo a court-ordered competency evaluation. Read story

Attorneys frustrated with Clark County’s stance on indigent defense

January 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

In June, when Clark County handed indigent defense attorneys their first rate increase in a decade, attorney Shon Bogar called it a good-faith showing toward enhancing a routinely overlooked obligation. But a few months later, Bogar’s view of the county has regressed. Read story

Bail set at $25,000 for man accused of stealing rental car, boat in Camas

January 8, 2020, 11:59am Courts & Crime

A man accused of stealing a boat in Washougal and running it aground in Ridgefield appeared in Clark County Superior Court on Wednesday. Read story

Stolen boat from Washougal run aground near Ridgefield

January 7, 2020, 2:41pm Clark County News

Law enforcement officials tracking a stolen boat in the Columbia River were preparing to converge on the craft Tuesday afternoon when its pilot apparently ran it aground near Ridgefield and fled on foot. Read story

Suspected serial killer, 70, in Clark County court in 1974 murder casevideo icon

January 6, 2020, 2:03pm Clark County News

It was, in part, curiosity that brought Karen Gilchrist to court Monday morning to lay eyes for the first time on the man she believes killed her sister in the 1970s. Read story

Vancouver woman accused of stabbing boyfriend’s dog

January 2, 2020, 9:00pm Clark County News

A Vancouver woman is accused of stabbing her boyfriend’s French bulldog, critically wounding the animal, during a domestic disturbance Tuesday. Read story

Troopers: No injuries in hit-and-run on I-5

January 2, 2020, 7:43pm Clark County News

A driver who rear-ended a tractor-trailer early Wednesday morning on Interstate 5 fled the scene, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

Bail set at $750,000 in death of Vancouver transgender teen

January 2, 2020, 12:34pm Clark County News

“Justice for Nikki!” a large crowd chanted three times outside the Clark County Courthouse after a judge set $750,000 bail Thursday morning for the suspect in the slaying of the transgender Vancouver teen. Read story