Diana Hefley

Self-defense or murder? Trial begins in shooting death

Explanations as to why a man was shot in the back on a Bothell cul-de-sac are starkly different.

Serial killer wannabe admits trying to kill man she met online

She told police she planned to rip out her victim’s heart and eat it — and would continue killing.

Second former student files abuse claim against teacher

The woman says Cascade High School’s Craig Verver had sexual contact with her on campus.

Everett to defend its lawsuit over black-market OxyContin

Purdue Pharma, the drug’s maker, wants a federal judge to dismiss the case before trial.

Second-degree assault charge filed in girlfriend’s shooting

Man admits to shooting after hospital staff were told that the gun went off during cleaning.

Closing arguments heard in child manslaughter trial

The defense says other possible causes of a Marysville infant’s death were inadequately investigated.

3 Everett shootings in 2 days leave 2 teens injured

The shooting near Providence hospital involved two other teens reportedly visiting Monday’s victim.

Mukilteo opens first district-wide, all-day kindergarten

Yasmine Diaby hitched up the “Beauty and the Beast” backpack nearly half her height. In her pink sparkly shoes, she marched right up… Continue reading

Man pleads guilty to robbery that left victim clinging to life

The alleged ringleader of a violent robbery in Monroe that left a man clinging to life in 2015 didn’t want to roll the… Continue reading

New chief will run Snohomish Police Department

Come Monday, a new Snohomish County sheriff’s lieutenant is expected to take over running the police department. Keith Rogers was promoted to lieutenant… Continue reading

Former massage therapist sentenced for fondling client

A former Monroe massage therapist said Tuesday he was the victim of a witch hunt. Charles Crawford maintained that he accidentally fondled a… Continue reading

Trial set for driver accused of hitting pedestrian

Trial has been set for early November for an 89-year-old Edmonds man accused of driving drunk and crashing into a pedestrian. Myron Westmiller… Continue reading

Lawsuit dropped over officer who sexually assaulted woman

A woman who was sexually assaulted by a former Edmonds police officer has abandoned a lawsuit against the city and Mountlake Terrace. A… Continue reading

Dad of crash victim happy with changes to Broadway

His friend from Marysville pulled over to take photographs, knowing the new bright yellow markers and raised curb on Old Broadway in Everett… Continue reading

‘Funatics’ pour into downtown Everett for Funko grand opening

Jenny Marts has been driving by the big building on the corner of Wetmore Avenue and California Street for months, waiting for the… Continue reading

Panhandler faces life sentence if convicted of robbery

A panhandler is facing a possible life sentence for reportedly pulling a knife on a man outside a south Everett business. The victim… Continue reading

‘Rally Against Hate’ speakers tout tolerance, peace in Everett

Jordan Davis-Miller wants his voice to be part of the story of ending hate and respecting the differences in others. Last year as… Continue reading

No-contact order, no problem for vehicular homicide suspect

An Everett teen with a pending vehicular homicide charge has reportedly violated a court order at least four times while out of custody… Continue reading

Everett car-dragging victim disagrees with leniency request

Prosecutors won’t fight a defense attorney’s request for leniency for a man who dragged another man across an Everett parking lot last year,… Continue reading

Monroe man gets time served for ‘spanking’ neighbor kids

A Monroe man won’t serve any more time in jail for assaulting 13-year-old twin sisters with developmental disabilities. Snohomish County Superior Court Judge… Continue reading