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Family holds vigil for man who died in Island County Jail

COUPEVILLE — It has been six months since Keaton Farris died inside the Island County Jail.

Date: 10/08/2015 | Local News

Judge says molestation trial of former police sergeant can proceed

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant's right to a fair trial on sex-crime charges was not irreparably harmed when a Snohomish County deputy prosecutor last month reviewed emails between the man and his...

Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News

Boy, 12, brings inoperable gun to school and is arrested

GRANITE FALLS — A 12-year-old student brought an inoperable gun to middle school on Tuesday and was later arrested, officials said.

Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News

Judge to decide future of sex crime case against ex-police sergeant

EVERETT — A Snohomish County judge was expected to rule Wednesday morning whether a prosecutor's review of emails between a divorce lawyer and a former Monroe police sergeant accused of sex crimes was a...

Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News

Arlington man identified as rider in fatal motorcycle crash

ARLINGTON — Officials have identified a motorcyclist who died in downtown Arlington on Sunday.Dylan A. Tripp was 25, of Arlington, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. He crashed about 7 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of N. French Avenue and...

Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News

Police chief, mentor to retire

Mill Creek's Bob Crannell a resource for other chiefs

Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News

Relaxing law on property crimes a gift to shoplifters

"Crime drops to new lows," read Tuesday's San Francisco Chronicle headline for a story about historic lows in crime statistics, nationally as well as in the Bay Area. I hope you enjoyed that headline, because it could be the last time you will read it for at least a decade.

Date: 10/06/2015 | Opinion Columnists

Dream shared on social-media prompts EvCC to boost security

EVERETT — Everett Community College added security on campus Monday morning after a series of social media posts raised concerns about safety.Police determined there was no threat.

Date: 10/05/2015 | Local News

Police officers’ names still secret 3 years after shooting

RIDGEWAY, S.C. — It’s been nearly three years since Gregory McDaniel was shot twice, losing a kidney, during a police drug raid on a South Carolina home where he was sleeping. But no one will tell McDaniel who shot him.

Date: 10/04/2015 | Nation & World

Police officer retires after 35 years without sick day

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Mike Flowers, 59, learned a lesson from his parents as a boy: Get up and get going every day, no matter what.The message stuck in a serious way, and Flowers is now retiring after a 35-year career as a police officer without ever having taken a sick...

Date: 10/04/2015 | Nation & World

Police warn residents of sex offender in Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — Police are warning neighbors about a convicted sex offender living in Lynnwood.Arthur Lee Martinez, 55, is a Level II offender. He has moved to the 18900 block of Highway 99.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Local News

Team that monitored Seattle police to oversee Cleveland reforms

CLEVELAND — A nonprofit organization overseeing police reforms in Seattle has been hired to oversee a court-approved agreement between Cleveland and the U.S. Justice Department aimed at curbing police abuse and improving officers’ relationships with the people they serve.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

Poll of Seattle residents finds fewer disapprove of police

SEATTLE — A new survey of Seattle residents finds fewer people saying they disapprove of the city’s police department since it began making reforms under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

Charges against Monroe officer could be dismissed

EVERETT — A prosecutor’s recent clicks with a computer mouse may have put in jeopardy the case against a former Monroe police sergeant accused of sex crimes with a girl he met long ago while teaching a drug-education...

Date: 10/01/2015 | Local News

Seattle police investigating shots fired in Belltown

SEATTLE — Seattle police are investigating after witnesses reported gunfire in the Belltown neighborhood.Detective Patrick Michaud says witnesses called 911 Wednesday afternoon to report gun shots.

Date: 09/30/2015 | Northwest

Review board says Olympia officer didn’t violate police policies

OLYMPIA — An Olympia police officer did not violate department policies when he shot and injured two young men in a May encounter that sparked protests, a five-member shooting review board announced Wednesday.

Date: 09/30/2015 | Northwest

Hundreds gather to mourn slain police dog in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Hundreds of community members and officers, both on two legs and four came to a public memorial service for a Vancouver police dog that was stabbed in the line of duty.The overwhelming opinion was that 6-year-old Vancouver Police K9 Ike was a very good boy.

Date: 09/30/2015 | Northwest

Grant to fund three resource officers in Marysville schools

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Police Department will use a new federal grant to hire three school resource officers, the city announced Tuesday.The police department now plans to create a youth services unit, something Chief Rick Smith

Date: 09/30/2015 | Local News

Father of high-school shooter guilty in gun-possession case

SEATTLE — Raymond Fryberg was found guilty Tuesday of illegally possessing the gun that his son used to shoot five friends at Marysville Pilchuck High School last year.A U.S. District Court jury convicted...

Date: 09/29/2015 | Local News

Seattle police: Officers shoot 2 men in unrelated cases

SEATTLE — Seattle police say they’re investigating after officers shot two men in unrelated cases early Tuesday.

Date: 09/29/2015 | Northwest

Police believe they’ve ID’d hit-and-run driver

MILL CREEK — A Mill Creek man was on his way home from a bar last month when he allegedly hit a bicyclist and kept going.Police believe they've identified the suspect through interviews with...

Date: 09/28/2015 | Local News

Man suspected of shooting deputy in Lane County arrested

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Authorities in western Oregon say they have arrested the suspect involved in shooting and injuring a sheriff’s deputy responding to a call.

Date: 09/26/2015 | Northwest

National crime syndicate theft ring suspect arrested in Mill Creek

MILL CREEK — An organized crime group has been targeting LA Fitness locations on the West Coast, and one of the suspects turned up in Mill Creek.The 30-year-old man from Hungary was being held this week at the Lynnwood City Jail for investigation of making false...

Date: 09/26/2015 | Local News

4 hospitalized in Bothell crash

BOTHELL — A crash in Bothell on Friday afternoon sent four people to the hospital.Two had serious injuries, and one of them, a teen, was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Bothell Police Department.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News

Motorcyclist who died in Marysville wreck identified

MARYSVILLE — A motorcyclist who crashed and died in Marysville on Sept. 20 has been identified as Gregori D. Metzger, 41, of Marysville. His death was ruled an accident, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s...

Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News

Police seek 2 armed men in connection with Monroe shooting

MONROE — Two men are wanted by law enforcement in connection with a shooting and robbery near Monroe last week. Both are believed to be armed and dangerous.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News

2 held in Monroe shooting, 1 awaiting previous burglary trial

EVERETT — A shooting near Monroe last week happened during an armed robbery at a chop shop operation, according to police reports.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Local News

Sheriff apologizes to lawyers asked to remove bras at jail

PORTLAND, Maine — A sheriff apologized Thursday to a pair of female lawyers who were told they needed to take off their underwire bras at jail to avoid setting off the metal detector if they wanted to talk to their incarcerated clients.

Date: 09/25/2015 | Nation & World

Man arrested after gunshots reported in north Everett

EVERETT — An Everett man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with gunfire in the north end of town.

Date: 09/24/2015 | Local News

Lynnwood homicide victim identified

LYNNWOOD — A man found dead in an apartment on Sunday has been identified as Christopher L. Davis, 32, of Lynnwood. His death was ruled a homicide. His exact cause of death is pending further investigation.Lynnwood police officers discovered the man's body Sunday...

Date: 09/24/2015 | Local News

Arlington’s 3 alleged tire-slashing teens caught

ARLINGTON — Police say they’ve caught up with three teens accused of a tire slashing spree in Arlington this past weekend.

Date: 09/24/2015 | Local News

Marysville man accused in hit-and-run that seriously injured teacher

MARYSVILLE — A Marysville man is accused of a hit-and-run crash last year that left a teacher in critical care.The teacher was struck by a Dodge Journey while jogging the morning of Dec. 22 along 83rd Avenue NE. She was thrown into a ditch from the impact.

Date: 09/24/2015 | Local News

Witnesses sought in collision that involved state trooper

LYNNWOOD — The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a trooper-involved crash on Sept. 17 in south Snohomish County.

Date: 09/23/2015 | Local News

2 arrested, 3 at large in connection with Monroe shooting

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting last week near Monroe. Three other suspects are at large, Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said.

Date: 09/23/2015 | Local News

Spokane’s police chief resigns

SPOKANE — Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub has resigned after not quite three years on the job.

Date: 09/22/2015 | Northwest

U.S. attorney general to hold Seattle community policing forum

Associated PressSEATTLE — Attorney General Loretta Lynch will visit Seattle as part of a multi-city community policing tour.

Date: 09/22/2015 | Northwest

Half-brothers shot after Olympia robbery plead not guilty

OLYMPIA — Two half-brothers shot by police after a suspected Olympia robbery pleaded not guilty on Tuesday in a Thurston County court.

Date: 09/22/2015 | Northwest

Seattle police get federal funding to expand body camera use

SEATTLE — The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the Seattle Police Department $600,000 to expand its body camera program.The Seattle Times reported that the DOJ announced the funding Monday as part of a federal campaign to improve law-enforcement transparency.

Date: 09/22/2015 | Northwest

Marysville motorcyclist killed in crash

MARYSVILLE — A 41-year-old Marysville man died Sunday after crashing his motorcycle.The crash was reported just after 1 a.m. in the 5800 block of Sunnyside Boulevard, Cmdr. Robb Lamoureux said.

Date: 09/22/2015 | Local News

Police investigating death at Lynnwood apartment

LYNNWOOD — Police on Sunday were investigating a death in the 19300 block of 36th Avenue W.Officers had been asked to check on someone at the location and found a body inside an apartment. Lynnwood police did not provide a gender or age.

Date: 09/20/2015 | Local News

Facebook message leads to arrest of man in Monroe

MONROE — A woman Saturday morning sent a Facebook message to a friend in Missouri saying she was being held against her will and was assaulted by a man with a gun.The message was relayed to Monroe police who were able to piece together where the woman was and also...

Date: 09/20/2015 | Local News

Man dies after altercation with police on Tulalip reservation

TULALIP — A 50-year-old man died Friday night after a struggle with police on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.The Tulalip man's name wasn't released Saturday pending an examination by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office.The confrontation with...

Date: 09/19/2015 | Local News

Freeway shooting suspect: ‘I’m the wrong guy’

PHOENIX — A landscaper suspected in a series of Phoenix freeway shootings told a judge Saturday that authorities have “the wrong guy” and he hasn’t even had a gun for two months.

Date: 09/19/2015 | Nation & World

Law enforcement out for a spin

Sheriff’s deputies train in how to safely end car chases

Date: 09/19/2015 | Local News

Man shot, wounded near Monroe on Friday

MONROE — A shooting near Monroe early Friday sent a man to the hospital.Medics were called about 2:45 a.m. They found the victim, 38, with head injuries and a gunshot wound to the leg.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Local News

Details emerge in Waco biker shootings

FORT WORTH, Texas — When two rival motorcycle gangs clashed outside a Texas restaurant, the violence took many forms — handguns, knives, clubs, brass knuckles. After the melee was over, nine bikers were dead, their bodies sprawled on the pavement, surrounded by blood and shell casings.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Nation & World

Trooper, another driver injured in Highway 99 collision

LYNNWOOD — A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured late Thursday night after a crash north of Lynnwood.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Local News

13 names added to DUI wall

Family, friends gather to remember those who were killed

Date: 09/18/2015 | Local News

Problems ahead for I-405 HOV/toll lanes

On Sept. 27, the state Department of Transportation will begin the implementation of the new I-405 tolling.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Commentary

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.Victor J. Savidia...

Date: 09/18/2015 | Sirens

Man accused of stabbing police dog faces added charges

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A man accused of fatally stabbing a police dog is facing added criminal charges that prosecutors say are warranted given the severity of the case.

Date: 09/16/2015 | Northwest

Man injured in shooting at Lake Stevens apartment complex

LAKE STEVENS — A shooting outside a Lake Stevens apartment complex on Tuesday night sent one man to the hospital with a leg wound.

Date: 09/16/2015 | Local News

36 bottles of ether found near Marysville trash bin

MARYSVILLE — Someone dumped 36 bottles of medical-grade ether in Marysville on Tuesday afternoon, prompting an emergency response.Marysville police aren't sure who did it, or why, Cmdr. Robb Lamoureux said Wednesday. The bottles were found by a neighbor around noon...

Date: 09/16/2015 | Local News

Alleged door-to-door scammer jailed; police seek victims

EVERETT — A smooth salesman was going door-to-door in Bothell and Everett. His pitches and his product varied, but one thing was constant: It was all a scam.

Date: 09/16/2015 | Local News

2 bodies found in mobile home near Poulsbo

POULSBO — Kitsap County Sheriff’s officials say they are investigating the deaths of a husband and wife found in a mobile home.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Northwest

Seattle officer who arrested man using golf club as cane fired

SEATTLE — Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole has fired an officer involved in the arrest of a 69-year-old man who refused to drop a golf club he was carrying on a city sidewalk.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Northwest

Federal grant to fund police radios in Franklin County

KENNEWICK — Members of law enforcement in Franklin County are getting new radios through a federal grant.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Northwest

Convicted robber files $6.3M claim against county

EVERETT — Todd Kirkpatrick robbed banks. Until he got caught.Interrupted mid-robbery, he ran from a Snohomish County sheriff's deputy. In his attempt to escape, Kirkpatrick leveled his gun at the deputy, who shot him twice.Now Kirkpatrick, an inmate at...

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Stanwood man died in Camano crash

CAMANO ISLAND — A motorcyclist who died in a crash on Camano Island on Saturday has been identified as Leonard Thomas Hooppaw, 43, of Stanwood.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Tips sought for fatal crash during pursuit near Cathcart

SNOHOMISH — Detectives are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a fatal crash during a pursuit last week in the Cathcart area.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Lynnwood police pleased with anti-graffiti campaign

LYNNWOOD — Neighbors and police came together, and their persistence appears to have paid off.In May, the Lynnwood Police Department started an aggressive campaign against graffiti. It worked so well, they wouldn’t talk about it until now, wanting to make sure the changes stuck.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Police warn of luring incident near Brier Terrace Middle School

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Police issued a warning Monday about a recent luring incident in Mountlake Terrace.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Man injured in Tulalip crash in stable condition

TULALIP — A man remains hospitalized after a crash last week on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.He was listed Monday in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Date: 09/15/2015 | Local News

Bond denied for ex-cop on murder charge in black man’s death

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist won’t be released before his trial.

Date: 09/14/2015 | Nation & World

Untested rape kits pile up in Portland, despite promises

PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal grant could help the Portland Police Bureau make progress on a backlog of untested sexual assault kits that has more than doubled despite promises to eliminate it.

Date: 09/13/2015 | Northwest

Lynnwood man missing since Aug. 29 is considered in danger

LYNNWOOD — Jose P. Sanchez Diaz was working and getting ready to go back to school.He was a few credits short of a high school diploma and looking forward to completing that goal at Edmonds Community College, said his foster mother, Karla Danson.Sanchez...

Date: 09/11/2015 | 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. Nathan U.

Date: 09/11/2015 | Sirens

We’re ready to talk about race

Washington state has had no immunity from the tragedies involving recent fatal police shootings in the U.S. that have brought more division than discussion about race and policing.Thursday morning came the news that three police officers in the Eastern Washington city of...

Date: 09/11/2015 | Editorials

Darrington man was victim of Highway 530 motorcycle crash

DARRINGTON — Officials have identified a motorcyclist whose body was found Sept. 2 near Darrington.Detectives believe that Gary Young, 67, of Darrington, crashed and died about two weeks before the discovery, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Local News

3 emaciated horses rescued from confinement near Monroe

MONROE — Three horses were seized near Monroe on Wednesday morning in a case of alleged animal cruelty and neglect.The two mares and a filly are in protective custody and being treated by a veterinarian, said Vicki Lubrin, the Snohomish County licensing and animal...

Date: 09/10/2015 | Local News

Man killed in crash after police pursuit identified

SNOHOMISH — Officials have identified an 18-year-old Everett man who died during a police pursuit on Monday.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Local News

17-year-old identified in Lake Stevens pedestrian fatality

LAKE STEVENS — A high-school student who was struck by a car and died Tuesday has been identified as William L. Arroyo-Ramirez, 17, of Lake Stevens.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Local News

Fatal car crash near Snohomish ruled an accident

SNOHOMISH — Detectives have finished their investigation into a fatal crash near Snohomish on March 1. The crash was ruled an accident and no criminal charges are expected, Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton...

Date: 09/09/2015 | Sirens

Fleeing robbery suspect disrupts I-5 traffic near Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — A shoplifting suspect ran across I-5 near Lynnwood on Wednesday morning, causing minor crashes, before being captured.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Sirens

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Mountain Loop Highway identified

DARRINGTON — A motorcyclist who crashed and died Monday on the Mountain Loop Highway has been identified as Gerald J. Snipes.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Local News

Car strikes, kills teen on highway near school in Lake Stevens

LAKE STEVENS — A 17-year-old Lake Stevens boy died Tuesday morning after being struck by a car.The crash happened just after 6 a.m. on Highway 9 near Hillcrest Elementary School and Fourth Street SE, Lake Stevens Police Chief Dan Lorentzen said.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Local News

Mountain Loop crash kills motorcyclist, 39

GRANITE FALLS — A man died Monday afternoon in a motorcycle accident on the Mountain Loop Highway east of Granite Falls.The crash was reported around 1:30 p.m. Monday in the 19400 block of the highway, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Shari Ireton said.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Sirens

Anti-police, anti-Nazi demonstrators march through Olympia

OLYMPIA — Demonstrators marching through downtown Olympia chanted anti-police slogans, broke windows and took a bat to a truck before dispersing.The Olympian reported that the demonstrators walked the streets on Saturday night chanting “Nazis out of Oly” and other slogans.

Date: 09/06/2015 | Northwest

Ice cave deaths predicted

Emails reveal efforts to warn of danger

Date: 09/06/2015 | Local News

Black couple use housing law to sue over slurs, threats

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Citing a sliver of civil rights-era legislation more commonly used as protection against discriminatory landlords, a black couple is suing their former neighbor and a Georgia city they say failed to stop him from harassing them.Gregory and Sophia...

Date: 09/05/2015 | Nation & World

Boise man captured in Oregon after 2-state high-speed chase

BOISE, Idaho — A Boise man is facing charges after authorities say he led police on a high-speed chase that spanned the Idaho-Washington border.Police say 22-year-old Spencer Cox drove at speeds that reached 120 mph as he fled Friday.

Date: 09/05/2015 | Northwest

Funeral held for ambushed Houston-area deputy

HOUSTON — Thousands of law enforcement officers stood at attention to form a wall Friday outside one of Houston’s largest churches as a 21-gun salute and flyover by police helicopters were carried out in honor of a slain sheriff’s deputy.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Nation & World

Witnesses to U.S. 2 crash sought

EVERETT— The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to a crash on the U.S. 2 trestle Monday.A Marysville woman, 50, was westbound in a Mazda about 5:30 a.m. The Mazda collided with another vehicle, according to a police memo. No description of that vehicle is available.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Sirens

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. Ramon Secrettie

Date: 09/04/2015 | Sirens

Arby’s disciplines workers who refused to serve cop

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Arby's has fired the manager and indefinitely suspended a clerk two days after a Pembroke Pines police officer said she was denied service at the restaurant because she was a cop.The dismissal of Angel Mirabal, 22, and suspension of Kenneth...

Date: 09/04/2015 | Nation & World

2 teens shot near school; 17-year-old arrested in south Everett

UPDATE: 6:30 a.m. – A four-hour standoff with police this morning ended with the arrest of a 17-year-old boy suspected in the shooting of two teens Thursday night. He was being evaluated for minor injuries after a SWAT team used what was described as an aerosol...

Date: 09/03/2015 | Local News

Teen charged with posting nude photos of classmates

PHILADELPHIA — A Montgomery County teen has been charged with posting nude photos of female classmates to a file-sharing website.

Date: 09/03/2015 | Nation & World

Indian victim testifies against police officer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — An Indian man left partially paralyzed when he was slammed to the ground during a police stop in Alabama testified Wednesday that he'd been in the state only about a week when he was confronted by officers investigating a call about a suspicious person.

Date: 09/03/2015 | Nation & World

No evidence of warning in school shootings, police say

MARYSVILLE — Claims by a substitute teacher that a student warned her two days before the shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School are unfounded, a detective who worked the case said Wednesday.Marysville police detective Craig Bartl is part of the Snohomish County...

Date: 09/02/2015 | Local News

Woman killed in Lynnwood crash identified

LYNNWOOD — The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a woman who was killed in a two-car crash in Lynnwood last month.Zhi P. Guan, 47, died in the Aug. 22 crash in the 18200 block of 36th Avenue W. Two other people were injured.

Date: 09/02/2015 | Local News

‘I need my crew with me’

The story of the Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings

Date: 09/01/2015 | Local News

Vancouver police dog stabbed by man wanted on warrants

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police in Vancouver, Washington, say a police dog was in critical condition Tuesday evening after being stabbed by a suspect.

Date: 09/01/2015 | Northwest

Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings timeline

A timeline of the Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014:7:44 a.m. — The shooter worked on a text message on his phone that he would later send out to family...

Date: 09/01/2015 | Local News

Victims of the Marysville Pilchuck High School shootings

Victims of the Oct. 24, 2014, shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School:The sole survivor was Nate Hatch, then 14, who was shot...

Date: 09/01/2015 | Local News

Clarence Robertson volunteered for 56 years as a reserve deputy

MONROE — Clarence Robertson proudly wore the badge and uniform.He quietly went about his business as a Snohomish County Sheriff's reserve deputy for 56 years. He was 80 when he died earlier this month.Robertson didn't get...

Date: 08/31/2015 | Local News

Island County undersheriff resigning to care for his children

COUPEVILLE — The man who has helped run the Island County Sheriff's Office since 2007 is leaving.Undersheriff Kelly Mauck announced he is resigning as second-in-command of a department of 67 people, including 37 commissioned deputies, and a $6.8-million annual...

Date: 08/31/2015 | Local News

Suspect charged in ambush slaying of Texas deputy

HOUSTON — Prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station.

Date: 08/29/2015 | Nation & World

Stanwood voters to decide on new tax to fund police, fire contracts

STANWOOD — Voters in the city are being asked to consider a six-year tax increase to pay for rising police and fire costs.The measure is...

Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News

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