Scott North

Grief fills a courtroom as mass shooter is sentenced to life

Will Kramer bears the scars of violence. The Mukilteo teen was shot in the back the night three of his friends were killed… Continue reading

Mukilteo mass murderer to face victims’ families at sentencing

A mass murderer from Mukilteo is scheduled to face the “conscience of the community” Thursday as the families of his victims tell a… Continue reading

Robbery charge dropped against Mountlake Terrace man

A Mountlake Terrace man is no longer facing a felony robbery charge after evidence surfaced showing he wasn’t at the home-invasion holdup. The… Continue reading

Prosecutors question self-defense claim in fatal shooting

A Seattle man’s repeated claims that he acted in self-defense during a fatal shooting last month near Bothell haven’t persuaded Snohomish County prosecutors.… Continue reading

Woman withdraws guilty plea in case of burned child

A Lynnwood woman who earlier pleaded guilty to pushing an 8-year-old boy’s hand and face onto a hot stove told a judge Tuesday… Continue reading

Western Washington arrests tied to Mexican drug cartel

The suspected drug trafficker from Snohomish County reportedly left no doubt that his was a deadly serious business. He met at an area… Continue reading

Judge had ordered help for man accused of stomping jail guard

A man judged too mentally ill to bring to trial on charges of assaulting a girl and trying to disarm a police officer… Continue reading

Man killed in Edmonds after alleged meth deal

It’s a tale of dopers, half-truths and flying bullets; a case where a purloined pound of methamphetamine turned up hidden in a kitchen… Continue reading

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in slaying of Oso couple

The man charged with murdering an Oso couple in April won’t risk the death penalty if convicted of the killings. Snohomish County Prosecuting… Continue reading

Mukilteo mass-shooter pleads guilty in murders of 3

Mukilteo mass killer Allen Ivanov pleaded guilty Monday to multiple counts of murder, a day before the Snohomish County prosecutor was scheduled to… Continue reading

Prosecutor to announce Ivanov death penalty decision Tuesday

Snohomish County’s elected prosecutor can stick to his own schedule in deciding whether to seek execution for the man charged with the July… Continue reading

Legal effort to block Snohomish mayoral election dropped

Update: The Snohomish City Council voted Tuesday evening to schedule the election of a new strong mayor in the city in keeping with Proposition 2,… Continue reading

‘You executed him’: Shooter gets 35 years for Everett murder

Alexander Sandoval-Ortiz spent 15 hours one day last year hunting down the man he said he hoped to kill. He’ll now have a… Continue reading

Strong-mayor vote reveals divided town in Snohomish

People in Snohomish couldn’t be more divided on whether to welcome a strong-mayor form of government. Final election tallies show Proposition 2 passed… Continue reading

Lawyers: Mass shooting suspect too immature for death penalty

Attorneys for the man charged with the July 30 mass shooting in Mukilteo say evidence suggests he has been living with untreated neurological… Continue reading

Writings of accused mass shooter portray a ‘selfish’ soul

Allen Ivanov has been writing rap lyrics from jail bragging about killing even as his lawyers attempt to persuade Snohomish County prosecutors not… Continue reading

‘Deadliest Catch’ star was strangled, suffered broken skull

An Everett-area man best known for appearing on the television show “Deadliest Catch” was strangled and suffered a fractured skull during a robbery… Continue reading

Drug dealer gets 32-year sentence for murder of teen

A Lynnwood man can expect to spend the next three decades locked away in prison for fatally shooting a high school student in… Continue reading

Girl’s remains found; Everett couple under investigation

A young girl’s disappearance is being investigated as a suspicious death her family allegedly has been trying to hide for up to four… Continue reading

Marshals join hunt for Everett suspect in domestic violence case

Federal marshals have joined the hunt for an Everett-area man suspected in a domestic violence case that also involved a dangerous car… Continue reading