Caleb Hutton

Ezekiel Kelly’s family Ann Fields, right, Pam Fields, and LaTonage Kelly speak to a group of family, friends and officials involved in his murder case at a bench dedication at the Rosehill Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Scarred by Mukilteo murder, a family expresses hope, thanks

Ezekiel Kelly was tortured and killed in 2018. His family says police were dogged and compassionate.

Ezekiel Kelly’s family Ann Fields, right, Pam Fields, and LaTonage Kelly speak to a group of family, friends and officials involved in his murder case at a bench dedication at the Rosehill Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 in Mukilteo, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Man slips into falls near Sultan, site of 2 recent drownings

The man fell into the water around 3:50 p.m. An hour later, crews were still trying to save him.

Charge: Defense investigator pressured victim to not testify

Michael Powers was working with an attorney assigned by the Snohomish County Office of Public Defense.

In murder retrial, Lynnwood man gets 20-year sentence, again

He appealed a conviction with a 20⅓-year sentence and won. The same judge gave him the same sentence Wednesday.

People load timber rounds that were illegally felled off the Mountain Loop Highway on state land east of Granite Falls. The firewood was delivered to area food banks. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources)

Hung jury can’t decide if Everett man poached public timber

The man, 31, testified he thought a Discover Pass gave him the right to harvest firewood on forest land.

People load timber rounds that were illegally felled off the Mountain Loop Highway on state land east of Granite Falls. The firewood was delivered to area food banks. (Washington State Department of Natural Resources)

Caught: Marysville man accused of severely beating ex-girlfriend

Rhyan Vasquez, 24, has a history of violence. Police say he brutally attacked his girlfriend at her home.

Guilty: Lynnwood man stabbed friend to death in front of mom

In a retrial, Encarnacion Salas was found guilty of second-degree murder. A jury deliberated 2½ days.

Charge: Gambler cheated Mountlake Terrace casino out of $38K

A Renton man visited the casino 38 times in 40 days to cheat at High Card Flush, new charges say.

Suspected drunken driver crashes, injuring 3 children

Police expected to arrest the woman, who was hospitalized. The children were passengers in another car.

Days after guilty plea in fatal crash, driver faces new DUI

He killed Khanh Tran in a 100 mph crash. This week, he allegedly was slumped over in his SUV, in traffic.

His murder conviction was tossed out. Now he’s back on trial

Encarnacion Salas again claims he acted in self-defense in the death of Jesse Cardenas Lopez.

Alleged purse-snatching try leaves victim with broken arm

The woman, 63, was walking in downtown Everett at lunchtime. The suspect was charged with assault.

Accidental self-inflicted gunshot killed boy near Lynnwood

Detectives were still investigating how Zae’Shaun Easton, 15, obtained the gun that killed him.

Gunman guilty of shooting Everett motel guest 12 times

Harry Jones, 25, could face more than 31 years in prison for shooting the man at the Farwest Motel.

New report gives clues in fatal plane crash in Marysville

Witnesses heard loud engine revving or misfiring before the crash killed pilot Greg Capes, 64.

Judd & Black arson reports show how police found teen suspect

Ten tips named Timothy Wood as the arsonist. He’s in prison for another arson and hasn’t been charged.

Teen in deadly crash had meth, morphine in blood, charges say

Matias Trefault crossed a center turn lane in March in Everett, in a crash that killed Reynold Joel, 27.

2 fires in 2 days at Lynnwood condos; arson suspect arrested

A resident, 37, is accused of arson in the first fire. The second remains under investigation.

Fire causes heavy damage to former Snohomish mill

The Seattle-Snohomish Mill, a family-owned company that began in 1941, closed in 2015.

Everett repeat bank robber pleas guilty as fast as possible

James Kohlhepp, 46, was charged days ago with robbing a bank. At his first chance, he admitted guilt.