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Brent Luyster III makes a first appearance via video in May in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder. He is accused of trying to attack a man with a knife in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood.

Bail reduced for Luyster, 16, in assault case

Brent Luyster III makes a first appearance via video in May in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of attempted second-degree murder. He is accused of trying to attack a man with a knife in Vancouver's Rose Village neighborhood.

July 14, 2020, 6:16pm Clark County News

Bail for 16-year-old Brent Luyster III, who's accused of slashing at and threatening to kill a man, was reduced Tuesday to $75,000. Read story

Sadie R. Pritchard, a former associate principal at Evergreen High School who resigned following allegations she had sex with a teenage student at the school, prepares to leave the courtroom after entering two guilty pleas Feb. 4 in Clark County Superior Court.

Former Evergreen administrator to serve 300 days of work release for sex with student

Sadie R. Pritchard, a former associate principal at Evergreen High School who resigned following allegations she had sex with a teenage student at the school, prepares to leave the courtroom after entering two guilty pleas Feb. 4 in Clark County Superior Court.

July 14, 2020, 6:14pm Clark County News

A former associate principal at Evergreen High School was sentenced Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court to 300 days on work release for having sex with a student at the school. Read story

Battle Ground house fire causes $450K worth of damage, displaces 4

July 13, 2020, 7:33pm Clark County News

A fire on Monday caused extensive damage to a house in Battle Ground, according to the fire marshal for Clark County Fire District 3. Read story

Vancouver man accused of animal cruelty appears in court

July 13, 2020, 7:15pm Clark County News

A Vancouver man is accused of throwing his former girlfriend’s chickens and ducklings over a fence — killing and injuring at least some of the animals — in what court records describe as a drunken rage. Read story

Oregon, other states putting names of ousted police online

July 13, 2020, 11:36am Courts & Crime

SALEM, Ore. — In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in police custody, Oregon has released the names of more than 1,700 officers whose transgressions over the past 50 years were so serious that they were banned from working in law enforcement in the state. Read story

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Saturday night I-5 Bridge crash sends one to hospital

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July 12, 2020, 4:13pm Clark County News

Troopers say a woman was driving under the influence when she crashed into a C-Tran bus Saturday night on the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

Empty firework shells are seen outside of residential homes in Vancouver on July 1. The Vancouver City Council moved to criminalize the use of fireworks within the city in 2015, a change that took effect in October 2016.

Vancouver fire marshal notes three incidents of property damage from fireworks

Empty firework shells are seen outside of residential homes in Vancouver on July 1. The Vancouver City Council moved to criminalize the use of fireworks within the city in 2015, a change that took effect in October 2016.

July 10, 2020, 4:36pm Clark County News

Code enforcement officers from the Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office issued fewer tickets for lighting fireworks within the city limits over this year’s Independence Day weekend compared with the past couple of years. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver man sues city, officers for racial discrimination

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

July 10, 2020, 1:21pm Clark County News

A 27-year-old Vancouver man is suing the city and two local police officers for alleged illegal entry into his home and racial discrimination. Read story

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Clark County man arrested in Oregon beach incident was ordered removed from U.S. in 2010

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July 9, 2020, 11:18am Clark County News

A Clark County resident who refused to give his name to Oregon police officers after allegedly harassing a Black family on a beach there was ordered to be removed from the U.S. 10 years ago. Read story

Seven Clark County men were arrested on July 4 in Lincoln City, Ore., for allegedly harassing a Black family, shooting off illegal fireworks and challenging responding police officers to a fight.

7th Clark County man identified in incident at Oregon Coast beach

Seven Clark County men were arrested on July 4 in Lincoln City, Ore., for allegedly harassing a Black family, shooting off illegal fireworks and challenging responding police officers to a fight.

July 7, 2020, 7:36pm Clark County News

Police in Oregon say they have identified a seventh Clark County man arrested Saturday for allegedly harassing a Black family on a beach, shooting off illegal fireworks and challenging responding police officers to a fight. Read story