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Teen gang member apparently walked away from custody

A teenage gang member who has been linked to multiple drive-by shootings in Everett escaped Wednesday during a temporary lapse in security. The… Continue reading

Kenmore man pleads not guilty in drug deal that turned fatal

A Kenmore man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to his alleged role in an Everett drug deal that ended in attempted robbery and death.… Continue reading

Suspect in drive-by shooting allegedly wanted to fight rival

A Snohomish teen reportedly hoped to goad a rival into agreeing to a fight. Instead, his alleged methods have landed the 17-year-old in… Continue reading

Marysville man gets 10 years for sexually abusing girl, 11

A Marysville man who has admitted to sexually abusing multiple young girls across decades was sent away Tuesday to begin a prison sentence… Continue reading

Lake Stevens insurance agency owner allegedly scammed state

A man who for years ran an insurance agency here is facing a felony theft charge after he allegedly collected more than… Continue reading

Felon back in jail after attack at Fourth of July party

June Bug spent the Fourth of July losing his independence — at least for now. The Everett man, 29, wound up in the… Continue reading

Arrest made after swastika painted on vehicle in Edmonds

An Edmonds man is under investigation for malicious mischief after a swastika was painted on a vehicle Sunday while it was parked outside… Continue reading

Man faces drug, gun charges in drug deal that turned fatal

A King County man may face years in prison for his alleged role in a drug deal that ended in fatal gunfire. Brian… Continue reading

Life sentence for murder when he was a teen cut to 42 years

A man who as a teenager two decades ago snuffed out the lives of an Everett mother and her 12-year-old daughter learned Wednesday… Continue reading

Killer, convicted at 17, seeks to shorten his sentence

Brandon Dale Backstrom was 17 when he headed off to prison to begin serving what was supposed to be a life sentence for… Continue reading

Suspect in murder of Everett woman has killed before

The Everett man suspected of killing a woman found near Pigeon Creek last week is a confessed murderer with at least two other… Continue reading

Woman who accused others pleads not guilty in stabbing death

An Everett woman denied responsibility Monday for a murder detectives say she has tried to pin on others. Tammie Jo Peterson, 54, was… Continue reading

Woman who blamed innocent man for murder charged in same case

A woman whose lies about witnessing a May murder led to an innocent man’s arrest is now charged with the killing after detectives… Continue reading

Ex-teacher sentenced for arranging to meet teen for sex

A former middle school teacher wept and repeatedly rocked from side to side Thursday as he stood before a Snohomish County Superior Court… Continue reading

Woman with apparent mental illness charged with harassment

She came out of her apartment with a 9-inch kitchen knife and mouth full of hateful words. She allegedly confronted the Latino man… Continue reading

Prosecutors say meth was detected in driver in fatal crash

A Feb. 3 crash along I-5 that took the lives of two girls and seriously injured two other children apparently was fueled by… Continue reading

Effort to challenge shootout conviction, sentence rebuffed

The assault-style rifle Hans Hansen used in 2014 to shoot up police stations in two cities and to seriously injure a Marysville police… Continue reading

Angry client goes ballistic, trashes social services office

A homeless man is facing a possible felony charge for allegedly tearing up a north Everett office this week after receiving some unwelcome… Continue reading

Everett rebuts OxyContin maker’s call to have suit dismissed

The city of Everett is firing back at the maker of the prescription pain medication OxyContin, arguing that the drug company is trying… Continue reading

Fired associate: Chief medical examiner’s flaws are a ‘danger’

After nearly two years with little public hint of turmoil, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office is again facing a legal dustup. The… Continue reading