Caleb Hutton

Jail population drops as justice is postponed by COVID-19

Snohomish County defendants are being freed on bail, or not jailed at all, under emergency policies.


State Supreme Court pauses almost all cases in Washington

Judges will focus on bail hearings under emergency COVID-19 rules proposed by Prosecutor Adam Cornell.


Governor shuts schools for over half of kids in Washington

Public and private schools must close no later than Tuesday in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties.


Everett, Edmonds, most other schools closing due to virus

Marysville, Monroe, Snohomish, Granite Falls and others also announced plans to shut down for weeks.

Assault leaves woman with broken ribs, collapsed lung

Her longtime boyfriend was arrested after the beating at an apartment near Lynnwood.

Brown Bear car wash shooter found guilty of paralyzing man

Tony Williams shot the man in a botched robbery, a jury found. An accomplice testified against him.

Verdict: Girlfriend guilty of helping in torture-murders

Lendsay Meza, 22, of the Lynnwood area, was convicted of taking part in the slayings of two men.

Jury weighing girlfriend’s role in pair of torture murders

For weeks, jurors have heard testimony in Lendsay Meza’s trial, including the defendant’s own words.

Everett defense investigator stripped of license

Witness tampering charges against Michael Powers were dropped, in a deal that ends his career.

Everett man accused of abusing toddler to brink of death

Vashawn Basnight claimed he wasn’t alone with the girl for long. But police found holes in his story.

A Hamas heir, a nose job, $1.5 million — and global intrigue

An urgent plastic surgery request in Lynnwood may have exposed huge fraud by a Palestinian refugee.

Lynnwood nursing assistant charged with manslaughter

Sunkyoung Oh’s defense called the charges “baseless,” “baffling” and a “travesty of justice.”

Girlfriend on trial in 2 torture-murders in Snohomish County

Lendsay Meza’s boyfriend is serving life in prison for two horrific killings. She’s accused of helping.

Who Am I? A new sketch emerges for ’94 Lake Stickney John Doe

Years after the body was found near Lynnwood, a forensic artist tried to rebuild his face — for a fourth time.

Marysville Little League president sentenced for theft

A forensic audit found Leo Carlos, 50, could not account for more than $71,000 of league money.

Dental records confirm identity of remains found in Tulalip

Jacob Hilkin, 24, of Everett, had been missing since 2018.

Everett man guilty of home invasion that ended in murder

A jury heard closing arguments Friday in the trial of Edmond Overton. He was found guilty by 4 p.m.

For tying Everett man to tree, to die in the cold: 45 years

Matthew McGowan beat homeless man Michael Boone and tied him to a tree on a frigid night, a jury found.

School bomb threat becomes a piece of major child porn case

Sira Swope wanted to be a military cop. He’s now accused of sex crimes from Everett to Iowa.

Fallen developer Dargey out of prison, owing $24 million

The former Tibetan monk’s projects reimagined downtown Everett — and then his incredible story unraveled.