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After Ferguson, it’s not easy to be a cop or a police chief

"It's as hard right now to be a cop maybe as it's ever been," San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr to The Chronicle Editorial Board Tuesday. At the time, Suhr was resisting calls demanding that he resign. Five local protesters had given up their hunger strike to...

Date: 05/24/2016 | Opinion Columnists

Sheriff: Contrary stories in Portland Police Chief shooting

BURNS, Ore. — The Harney County Sheriff says when he first heard about an April 21 hunting accident in which a man was shot, he was told the wound was self-inflicted.

Date: 05/24/2016 | Northwest

Father, son jailed after Stanwood shootout over suspected stolen chainsaws

STANWOOD — An Arlington father and son are being held on $50,000 bail in connection with a shooting Sunday at a park-and-ride in Stanwood.Everett District Court Judge Anthony Howard found probable cause Monday to hold the duo for investigation of second-degree...

Date: 05/24/2016 | Local News

Vehicle found burning in Mukilteo after alleged Everett assault

EVERETT — A man was seriously injured Sunday after confronting a stranger about dumping trash in a parking lot on Evergreen Way in Everett. Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who may be associated with the assault, Everett police Sgt. Maryjane Hacker said Monday.

Date: 05/23/2016 | Local News

Baltimore officer acquitted on all charges in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a significant blow in their attempt to hold police accountable for the young black man’s death from injuries he suffered in the back of a police van.

Date: 05/23/2016 | Nation & World

Man shot at Stanwood area park-and-ride lot near I-5

STANWOOD — One man was taken to a local hospital after he was shot at a Stanwood area park-and-ride lot Sunday night.The shooting was reported around 7:30 p.m. in the lot just west of I-5 and south of Highway 532.Yellow crime scene tape was used to cordon...

Date: 05/22/2016 | Local News

Snohomish man allegedly attacked ex-girlfriend before standoff

SNOHOMISH — A Snohomish man was behind bars Friday after an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend the day before.

Date: 05/22/2016 | Local News

Oak Harbor police chief resigns after investigation by mayor

The Oak Harbor police chief has resigned after the mayor conducted an investigation into problems at the department, interviewed 33 current and former members of the force and concluded that it is “broken.”

Date: 05/22/2016 | Local News

Everett police get special training to help people in crisis

EVERETT — The Everett Police Department has become the second metropolitan law enforcement agency in the state to require its officers to complete 40 hours of crisis intervention training.The specialized training is meant to help police officers recognize the signs and...

Date: 05/22/2016 | Local News

Police: Bothell teacher had head injury, zip tie around neck

BOTHELL — The Northshore School District says classes will resume Monday at Bothell High School, with an increased police presence on campus.A high school wood shop teacher was attacked Thursday after school. The teacher, 63, was treated and released from...

Date: 05/20/2016 | Local News

Video shows deputies using stun guns on man who later died

ATLANTA — Body camera video shows Georgia sheriff’s deputies using stun guns multiple times on a handcuffed man in the back of a vehicle who died shortly after the struggle on an interstate highway.

Date: 05/20/2016 | Nation & World

Washington police officer charged with using excessive force

SEATTLE — A Washington state police officer who has repeatedly been accused of using excessive force has now been indicted on a federal criminal charge that he pepper-sprayed a person who was under arrest and restrained in a hospital gurney.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Northwest

Missing 95-year-old man found safe

UPDATE: He had been found safe as of 1 p.m.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

Police believe mother set apartment fire while child in home

EVERETT — Detectives believe an apartment fire south of Everett Wednesday was intentionally set by a woman who was in one of the units with her 11-year-old daughter.The suspect, 56, allegedly admitted to using matches to set multiple...

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

Shedding some light on state's 550 missing persons

EVERETT — Roy T. Blair strapped a sleeping bag to the back of his motorcycle, borrowed $20 from his brother and hit the open road in 1988. He never picked up his last paycheck, and after a month with no word from her son, his mom went to police to report the...

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

Renton suspect in trooper assault wants statements suppressed

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A Washington state man accused of trying to kill a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper wants statements he made to investigators barred from trial.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Northwest

Police investigating skull found on Tulalip reservation

TULALIP — Authorities are examining a skull found on the Tulalip Indian Reservation earlier this week."Further tests are required to determine whether the skull is, in fact, human," Tulalip Tribes Police Chief Carlos Echevarria said in a written statement...

Date: 05/19/2016 | Local News

FBI shows little understanding of job of diplomacy

On Oct. 21, 2014, Robin Raphel, a former assistant secretary of state, got an urgent call from her daughter, who said that something had triggered the burglar alarm at home. When Raphel arrived, she found FBI agents searching through her files and other personal materials.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Opinion Columnists

Board says Spokane County deputy didn’t collide with cyclist

SPOKANE — A Spokane County Sheriff’s citizen review board has concluded that a sheriff’s deputy did not collide with a bicyclist who died in 2014.Ryan Holyk died while riding his bike in Spokane Valley.

Date: 05/18/2016 | Northwest

Oak Harbor police chief who left gun in restroom resigns

OAK HARBOR — The Oak Harbor police chief who left his gun in a public restroom has resigned. KIRO-TV reported Chief Ed Green gained public attention when he left his gun inside the bathroom of a local grocery store in March.

Date: 05/18/2016 | Northwest

Man arrested after leading Seattle police on chase in ambulance

SEATTLE — Authorities say they arrested a 23-year-old man who stole an ambulance and led police on a brief chase after he jumped out a hotel window.

Date: 05/17/2016 | Northwest

Prosecutor on double-murder suspect: 'I'm hopeful he'll talk'

EVERETT — Double murder suspect Tony Clyde Reed could be returned to Snohomish County by the end of the week.Reed, 49, is expected to make a court appearance Wednesday in San Diego, California, in connection with a $5 million fugitive warrant issued out of Snohomish...

Date: 05/17/2016 | Local News

Mistrial declared in case of Spokane Police Guild president

SPOKANE — A mistrial has been declared in the trial of former Spokane Police Guild President John Gately.Gately was accused of obstructing an investigation into a fellow officer accused of rape.

Date: 05/17/2016 | Northwest

Man wounded in shooting at south Everett Taco Bell

EVERETT — Police are investigating a shooting at a south Everett Taco Bell that was the site of gunfire last year.

Date: 05/16/2016 | Local News

Officer testifies against fellow officer in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE — The trial of Officer Edward Nero, charged in the arrest of 25-year-old Freddie Gray last year, resumed on Monday with close to two hours of testimony by one of the other officers also charged in the case. It marked the first time that one of the defendants has...

Date: 05/16/2016 | Nation & World

Custody dispute sparks brief stand-off in Marysville

MARYSVILLE — A 35-year-old man was arrested Friday after a brief stand-off in Marysville.The incident was sparked by a custody dispute involving the man's children, according to a Marysville Police Department post on Twitter. The children, both under 3, were unhurt and...

Date: 05/13/2016 | Local News

Police chief: Search over for N.H. shooting suspect, city safe

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The search is over for an armed suspect wanted in the shooting of two New Hampshire police officers, authorities said Friday, stopping short of saying whether the suspect was in custody or being questioned.

Date: 05/13/2016 | Nation & World

Federal Way police chief: 3 fatal shootings ‘alarming’

FEDERAL WAY — Police in Federal Way are urging residents to avoid going out late at night, especially in secluded areas, following the city’s third fatal shooting in a two-day span.

Date: 05/11/2016 | Northwest

White ex-cop to remain free on bail after federal indictment

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white former South Carolina police officer facing a state murder charge in the shooting death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott will remain free on bail after his indictment on federal charges that include depriving the victim of his civil rights.

Date: 05/11/2016 | Nation & World

Teen girl sues mall guard over alleged parking lot assault

TACOMA — A 17-year-old girl has filed a lawsuit against a Tacoma police officer over claims that he assaulted her during an arrest in the mall’s parking lot.

Date: 05/11/2016 | Northwest

Former Seattle cop investigated for conduct as Uber driver

SEATTLE — Court documents show a former Seattle police officer is under investigation for unlawful imprisonment of a passenger while he was an Uber driver.

Date: 05/10/2016 | Northwest

Police: Man escapes after shooting at Idaho deputy

SANDPOINT, Idaho — Northern Idaho authorities say a 27-year-old man opened fire on a sheriff’s deputy during a vehicle pursuit and then escaped on foot.

Date: 05/10/2016 | Northwest

Arresting officer in Freddie Gray case chooses bench trial

BALTIMORE — A police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case chose Tuesday to stand trial before a judge rather than a jury, eliminating a potential wild card in the divisive and emotionally charged case.

Date: 05/10/2016 | Nation & World

King County deputy shoots, wounds man in White Center

SEATTLE — Authorities say a deputy shot and wounded a man with a knife just south of Seattle.The King County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy shot the man in White Center Monday afternoon.It’s unclear what led to the shooting. The sheriff’s office says the deputy involved was not hurt.

Date: 05/09/2016 | Northwest

Deputies vote ‘no confidence’ in Multnomah County sheriff

PORTLAND, Ore. — The union that represents Multnomah County patrol deputies has “no confidence” in Sheriff Dan Staton.President Matt Ferguson of the Multnomah County Deputy Sheriff’s Association announced the vote Monday, saying Staton is not fit to lead Oregon’s most populous county.

Date: 05/09/2016 | Northwest

Panic led teen to leave newborn in Everett trash bin

EVERETT — A teen mother accused of abandoning her newborn son in an Everett trash bin initially denied giving birth to the boy but appears to have changed her story after detectives collected her DNA, court papers show.Samantha Houston, 18, of Everett, was arrested...

Date: 05/09/2016 | Local News

Police cooperation leads to arrest of serial burglary suspect

LAKE STEVENS — One of the advantages of having a North County Property Crimes unit is it gets detectives from different police departments comparing notes among themselves and with other officers.

Date: 05/08/2016 | Local News

Officials identify victim of Everett school bus crash

EVERETT — Officials on Friday released the name of the bicyclist who died after crashing into a school bus in north Everett last month.Steve W. Motari was 62, of Everett, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. Motari

Date: 05/07/2016 | Local News

Murder charges filed in death of homeless Everett man

EVERETT — Prosecutors have filed first-degree murder charges in the killing of a homeless Everett man.James Archer, 46, was charged Friday in Snohomish County Superior Court. He is accused in the death of David Webster, 54.Webster died in early March and...

Date: 05/07/2016 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names.Larry E.

Date: 05/06/2016 | Local News

2 women accused of forcefully shaving woman's head in Everett

EVERETT — Two women have been arrested for investigation of robbery and unlawful imprisonment after allegedly forcing a third woman into a hotel room and shaving her head.The incident was reported late the night of April 28 in the 2800 block of Pacific Avenue in...

Date: 05/06/2016 | Local News

Fire chiefs say county tax plan is misleading

EVERETT — At least six local fire chiefs say they have serious concerns about the Snohomish County Council's plans to float a criminal justice sales tax measure.The chiefs say the current draft of...

Date: 05/06/2016 | Local News

Spokane deputies Taser armed 11-year-old

SPOKANE — Authorities say sheriff’s deputies in Washington state used a Taser on an 11-year-old who refused to drop a knife.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Northwest

Spokane deputy fired for sexual relationship with teen

SPOKANE — A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy working as a school resource officer has been fired for having a sexual relationship with a student.Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says Deputy Mark “Cole” Speer was fired Thursday after an internal investigation.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Northwest

Snohomish County deputy charged with vehicular assault

EVERETT — A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with vehicular assault, a felony, in connection with an on-duty crash last year.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Local News

2 May Day protesters charged with assaulting Seattle police

SEATTLE — Two May Day demonstrators have been charged with assaulting police officers during the protest in downtown Seattle.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Northwest

Seattle police say they’ve saved 3 people with overdose drug

SEATTLE — Seattle police say bicycle officers have saved three people from potentially fatal heroin overdoses since they started carrying an overdose reversal drug in mid-March.

Date: 05/04/2016 | Northwest

Lake Stevens man accused of assault surrenders to police

LAKE STEVENS — A Lake Stevens man accused of a stabbing and vehicular assault turned himself in on Tuesday.

Date: 05/04/2016 | Local News

Deputy in Burien fatally shoots suspect carrying assault rifle

BURIEN — A King County sheriff’s deputy has fatally shot a man armed with an assault rifle.KIRO-TV reported that the incident early Wednesday began as a domestic dispute in which shots were fired.

Date: 05/04/2016 | Northwest

Prolific identity thief likely has up to 100 victims

ARLINGTON — The investigation began in a dumpster.That's where Arlington police officer Mike Phillips recovered stolen mail, checks and fake identification early one morning in March.Intermixed with the discarded documents was what amounted to a golden...

Date: 05/04/2016 | Local News

Our two cents on county's proposed tax for criminal justice

It can be discouraging to read that about 75 percent of Snohomish County's operating budget goes to support the work of the county's criminal justice system: sheriff's deputies, prosecutors, public defenders, court staff, jail staff and everything in between.And, yes, now...

Date: 05/04/2016 | Editorials

We need more arrests and shorter sentences

In preparing for a White House conference this week, I've reviewed the recent data on the fight against crime. And it's depressing. For example, the share of violent crimes in the U.S. for which arrests are made is shockingly low — less than half in 2014, the FBI reports. For...

Date: 05/04/2016 | Commentary

Coupeville woman dies in 2-car crash near Oak Harbor

OAK HARBOR — An 18-year-old Coupeville woman was killed early Monday in a crash near Oak Harbor.

Date: 05/03/2016 | Local News

Spokane police officer shoots man at motel

SPOKANE — Authorities say a police officer responding to a domestic violence call shot a man outside a motel in Spokane.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Northwest

Man sought for stabbing, vehicular assault in Lake Stevens

Herald staffLAKE STEVENS — Lake Stevens police are asking for help finding a man suspected of a stabbing and vehicular assault.The police department Monday issued a public bulletin seeking information on the whereabouts of Alexander T. Lamoureux, 19.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Local News

Spokane police shoot man wielding machete

SPOKANE — A Spokane police officer shot a man wielding a machete downtown early Sunday morning.The Spokesman-Review reported that the man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Northwest

Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 police officers

ANKARA, Turkey — A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people in a day marred by violence and May Day protests.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Nation & World

L.A. sheriff official resigns after offensive emails revealed

LOS ANGELES — The chief of staff to Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell stepped down days after it was revealed he forwarded emails containing jokes mocking minorities, Muslims and women when he worked for the police department in Burbank.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Nation & World

Sheriff: Shooting suspect accidentally released

OLYMPIA — The Mason County Sheriff’s office says a man accused of shooting at a sheriff’s deputy last month has been accidently released from jail.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Northwest

Bloodhound is newest member of Spokane police department

SPOKANE — A 14-month-old bloodhound named Daisy is the newest member of the Spokane police department’s K9 unit. She was brought into the department to track missing children and vulnerable adults with her handler, Sg. Jason Reynolds, who supervises the unit.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Northwest

Resigned Lake Stevens teacher accused of repeated misconduct

LAKE STEVENS — A former Lake Stevens High School teacher who resigned in February after an affair with a former student had been disciplined repeatedly for what the school district defined as "deeply troubling" sexual misconduct.

Date: 05/01/2016 | Local News

Inquest ordered into fatal shooting of man by Seattle police

SEATTLE — King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the February fatal shooting of a man by two Seattle police officers.

Date: 04/29/2016 | Northwest

Woman, 80, kills ‘raging’ intruder who stabbed her husband

SULTAN — An 80-year-old woman shot and killed a “raging” intruder at her home near Sultan Thursday night.

Date: 04/29/2016 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names.Obed T.

Date: 04/29/2016 | Local News

Police I.D. teen mother of baby found in Everett dumpster

EVERETT — Police say they have identified the mother of a baby who was found abandoned in a trash bin in Everett last month.Samantha Houston, 18, of Everett, was booked into the Snohomish County...

Date: 04/28/2016 | Local News

Police: Sex offender moving to Warm Beach area near Stanwood

WARM BEACH — Police are warning neighbors about a convicted sex offender who is moving to the Warm Beach area.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Local News

Woman found in wooded area of Woodway died of hypothermia

WOODWAY — A woman whose body was found in the woods March 3 died of hypothermia, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. Amy E. Kennelly, 48, was found in a wooded area in the 11000 block of Algonquin Road.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Local News

Search continues for missing teen from Picnic Point area

EDMONDS — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for missing 16-year-old Tyler Christensen.Investigators now have reason to believe the teen had made plans to leave his home, sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said Tuesday.

Date: 04/26/2016 | Local News

Police investigating after human remains found in Renton

RENTON — Police are investigating after a man found skeletal remains in a wooded area near his property in Renton.

Date: 04/26/2016 | Northwest

Lake Stevens man died in Snohomish crash

SNOHOMISH — A man who died in a crash last week in Snohomish has been identified as Leslie P. Thomas, 74, of Lake Stevens.The crash happened April 20 at the intersection of Bickford and Sinclair avenues.

Date: 04/25/2016 | Local News

Police: Portland officer arrested for drinking and driving

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. — Authorities say a Portland police officer has been arrested on drunken driving charges after a crash in Clackamas County.

Date: 04/25/2016 | Northwest

Police need help in case of newborn found in trash bin

EVERETT — It was a month ago today that passersby heard a newborn baby's cries from the inside of a trash compactor at an Everett apartment complex.An Everett woman called 911 from the Mirabella Apartments and climbed in to find the...

Date: 04/25/2016 | Local News

New law for testing authenticity of pot is more complicated

EVERETT — Sure, marijuana is legal now, for the most part.However, enough criminal cases still involve the drug that the Washington State Patrol has increased the number of scientists with special training needed to analyze its chemical compounds, from one to seven.

Date: 04/23/2016 | Local News

Suspect arrested in Marysville drive-by shooting

MARYSVILLE — No one was hurt early Friday after a drive-by shooting in north Marysville.Police quickly caught up with a suspect, a man believed to be in his late teens.

Date: 04/22/2016 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names.Brock Reeves

Date: 04/22/2016 | Local News

Missing Edmonds teen described as hard-working and creative

EDMONDS — Tyler Christensen, 16, was still missing Thursday evening, two days after he was last seen walking to a church event near Picnic Point.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Local News

Boy, 2, fatally shoots himself with gun in mother’s purse

A 2-year-old Indiana boy fatally shot himself Wednesday evening after finding a gun in his mother’s purse, authorities said.The boy retrieved the gun when his mother “momentarily stepped away,” leaving her purse on the kitchen counter, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Nation & World

Brier woman, 20, arrested in Edmonds hit-and-run

EDMONDS — A 20-year-old Brier woman reportedly has admitted to a hit-and-run crash in Edmonds earlier this month.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Local News

High court hears arguments on blood-alcohol tests

WASHINGTON — All states to some extent say that motorists suspected of drunken driving can lose their licenses by refusing to submit to an alcohol test.But North Dakota, Minnesota and a handful of other states go further and make it a crime to refuse to submit to the...

Date: 04/21/2016 | Nation & World

Mukilteo-area teen reported missing

MUKILTEO -- Police are asking for help finding a Mukilteo-area teen who has been missing since Tuesday evening.Tyler Christensen, 16, has strong ties to his family and church and no history of running away, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

Date: 04/20/2016 | Local News

Motorcyclist killed in Evergreen Way crash is identified

EVERETT — A motorcyclist who died in a crash in south Everett on Tuesday has been identified as Anthony B. Vargo, 27, of Marysville.The crash remains under investigation by Everett police. Vargo was riding

Date: 04/20/2016 | Local News

5 ex-cops plead guilty in bridge shootings after Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — Five former police officers pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced number of charges in the deadly shootings on the Danziger Bridge in the days following Hurricane Katrina and are expected to be sentenced to far less prison time than they originally faced.

Date: 04/20/2016 | Nation & World

Missing Mill Creek mother and baby have been found

UPDATE: The mother and baby were found safe Wednesday morning.

Date: 04/20/2016 | Local News

Bellingham to make body cameras mandatory for officers

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Police Department will require all uniformed patrol officers to wear and use body cameras starting this summer.

Date: 04/20/2016 | Northwest

Brothers charged with killing couple; bail at $5 million each

OSO — The manhunt for two brothers suspected of killing an Arlington-area couple has crossed state lines and could jump the border into Mexico.Detectives on Tuesday morning said they located the vehicle driven by brothers John and Tony Reed, who are suspected of...

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News

Man shot by police in Lake Stevens still in critical condition

LAKE STEVENS — A 22-year-old man who was shot by police in Lake Stevens last week remains in critical condition.As of Tuesday, the man has not been charged with a crime, said Everett police officer Aaron Snell, a spokesman for the countywide team that investigates officer-involved shootings.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News

Witnesses say man ran onto track, killed by train in Edmonds

EDMONDS — A 43-year-old Kansas man was struck and killed by a train near the platform at Edmonds Station on Tuesday.The 12:10 p.m. incident blocked the railroad crossing, and Washington State Ferries suspended operations between Edmonds and Kingston for several hours.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News

Judge approves deal between Ferguson, Justice Department

ST. LOUIS — A federal judge approved an agreement Tuesday between the city of Ferguson and the U.S. Justice Department that calls for sweeping changes in Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Nation & World

Clues in murder case: Blood, video and cellphone movement

OSO — A missing Oso couple presumed dead were afraid of their former next-door neighbor, John Reed, court papers show.Reed and his brother are suspected of killing Patrick Shunn and Monique...

Date: 04/18/2016 | Local News

Seattle police sergeant charged with child sexual abuse

SEATTLE — A longtime Seattle police officer has been charged with multiple counts of incest and rape for alleged abuse of two female relatives.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Northwest

Woman thought kidnapped in Lynnwood wasn’t; gets arrested

LYNNWOOD — A woman who was thought to have been kidnapped near Lynnwood on March 14 has been arrested on unrelated matters.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Local News

Dashcam video shows officer pulling woman from brink of death

In recent years, viral videos of police in action haven't always shown them at their best. From wanton shootings and beatings to seemingly unnecessary body slams, the "bad apples" have tended to dominate the news.But there are also plenty of images of police...

Date: 04/18/2016 | Nation & World


A New York cop opts for life in a slower lane, in Sultan

Date: 04/18/2016 | Local News

Vulnerability, secrecy shroud teen victims of domestic violence

LYNNWOOD — In the hours before she was killed, Mountlake Terrace High School junior Kandra Tan was texting her best friend about the dress she planned to wear to the homecoming dance.That night last fall, Tan's much older boyfriend showed up at her home near Lynnwood.

Date: 04/17/2016 | Local News

Lynnwood's traffic cameras an effective enforcement tool

I have read the Herald article published on April 11, written by Rikki King regarding traffic enforcement cameras in Lynnwood. I have also read the

Date: 04/17/2016 | Commentary

Cars confirmed as belonging to missing Arlington-area couple

OSO — In the morning light Friday, Snohomish County sheriff's deputies were able to reach two vehicles spotted the day before belonging to a missing Arlington-area couple.What they didn't find Friday was the couple themselves.

Date: 04/16/2016 | Local News

Cars of missing Arlington-area couple believed found

ARLINGTON — Vehicles believed to be owned by a missing Arlington-area couple were found down an embankment in a remote area near Oso on Thursday, but there...

Date: 04/14/2016 | Local News

Truckload of human waste spills, blocking I-5 ramp to U.S. 2

EVERETT — A semi truck carrying human waste rolled over on the ramp from southbound I-5 to U.S. 2 in Everett on Wednesday.The driver, 79, was hospitalized with possible broken bones. No other vehicles were involved.The truck rolled on a curve just after...

Date: 04/13/2016 | Local News

Man shot in Lake Stevens refused to put down gun, police say

LAKE STEVENS — A 22-year-old man shot by a Lake Stevens police sergeant late Tuesday night remained in critical condition Wednesday afternoon.Investigators say the shooting occurred during a confrontation with officers in downtown Lake Stevens.

Date: 04/13/2016 | Local News

Safety fair set for Casino neighborhood in Everett

EVERETT — A community safety fair is planned for Casino Road on April 23.

Date: 04/13/2016 | Local News

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