Diana Hefley

State sued for fatal crash on 522, the ‘highway of death’

A crash on Highway 522 that killed three people in 2014, including a toddler, has led to two wrongful death lawsuits and allegations… Continue reading

Seattle man sentenced for Everett home invasion robbery

Investigators might never know why a south Seattle man without any criminal history and a good job took part in a terrifying home… Continue reading

Charges unlikely in fatal body slam during Everett fight

Prosecutors aren’t expected to file criminal charges against the man who body-slammed Jeremy See outside a former coffee shop on Colby Avenue last… Continue reading

Trial begins in armed robbery of Everett pharmacy

Defense attorney Donald Wackerman warned jurors to be leery of eyewitnesses, whose memories can be clouded by stress, how they are questioned by… Continue reading

Police to County Council: Gang violence needs solutions

Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies stopped the Chrysler near Discovery Elementary in south Everett and removed five people at gunpoint. The 23-year-old driver was… Continue reading

Everett teen faces up to 15 years for shooting at girl

Another young person is facing a long stretch behind bars for a gang shooting in south Everett. It was one of dozens of… Continue reading

No charges for Monroe man who texted offer for killing wife

A Monroe man won’t face charges for a text message he sent offering to pay someone $750,000 to kill his wife and the… Continue reading

Deputy sentenced to work release for Everett crash

The daughter of a man whose legs were amputated after being struck by a patrol car doesn’t believe the Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy… Continue reading

2 charged after scuffle over stolen meat and a stab in the eye

A Snohomish woman was indignant that a grocery store manager tried to stop her from stealing two steaks and a package of bacon… Continue reading

Trial in man’s beating ends with hung jury

A three-week trial ended with a hung jury for an Index man accused of beating another man nearly to death with a baseball… Continue reading

Owner of 111 cats in Snohomish charged with animal cruelty

A Snohomish woman accused of hoarding more than 100 cats in a travel trailer last year is now charged with animal cruelty.… Continue reading

A mentally ill woman with 111 cats challenges the justice system

EVERETT — A Superior Court judge recently raised questions about why an animal hoarder ended up in front of a jury instead of being admitted… Continue reading

County to pay $600K to settle death of mentally ill man at jail

Snohomish County has agreed to pay $600,000 to the family of a mentally ill man who died in 2012 in the jail after… Continue reading

Man sentenced for second shooting in a year

Jacq Mitchell first claimed it was self-defense when he shot a man multiple times in the legs in a Mukilteo apartment in late… Continue reading

Former insurance salesman accused of stealing from clients

A former insurance salesman is facing criminal charges after an investigation by the state Office of Insurance Commissioner turned up dozens of customers… Continue reading

Man charged with attempted rape in attack on woman

He dragged her into some bushes, ripped off her pants and was undoing his own belt when she kicked him in the face.… Continue reading

Driver convicted for role in drive-by shooting in Everett

An Everett man claimed he didn’t know one of his passengers was armed with a gun or that the man was going to… Continue reading

At least one gang member connected to drive-by shooting

Two known gang members are believed to be connected to a drive-by shooting last month that left three men shaken and a BMW… Continue reading

Marysville man pleads guilty to raping 11-year-old girl

A Marysville man has admitted to raping an 11-year-old neighbor girl last year — a crime that was interrupted by two good Samaritans… Continue reading

Corrections deputy admits to misconduct with inmate

A Snohomish County corrections deputy admitted Wednesday to engaging in misconduct with an inmate on Christmas. Randal Johnson was accused of kissing the… Continue reading