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New law enforcement team on-call for child abductions

They’ve been training this week at the Everett campus of Washington State University.

Marysville Fire Department recruit Katie Hereth eyes a cone, marking the finish line, as she hauls a 5-inch, 140-pound line 200 feet in Snohomish County’s first fire training academy obstacle course at the South County Snohomish Fire & Rescue training grounds Monday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The hoses are heavy at the new firefighter training academy

After years of learning the basics in North Bend, now recruits can practice closer to home.

Marysville Fire Department recruit Katie Hereth eyes a cone, marking the finish line, as she hauls a 5-inch, 140-pound line 200 feet in Snohomish County’s first fire training academy obstacle course at the South County Snohomish Fire & Rescue training grounds Monday in Everett. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Suspect held in 3 Lynnwood drug store robberies

The man claimed he was dying of a cough and needed cough syrup wth codeine.

Sheriff’s office planning first full-scale search for man

Jacob Hilkin was last seen at a homeless camp. Several attempts to find him proved fruitless.

Police seek well-traveled pickpockets after thefts here

Images and video have been released after thefts in Everett, Lynnwood and elsewhere in the metro area.

Dad accused of assault which left infant with brain damage

Police say his story — that he tripped on the stairs while carrying her — is full of inconsistencies.

Rape involving students reported at Sultan Middle School

The school district and sheriff’s office are saying little, but officials sought to dispel rumors.

This tale goes full circle

Courthouse courier’s stolen bicycle is recovered with the help of a marshal.

Suspect says he figured out how to hack retail gift cards

He stole at least $249,000 from Target alone, say police, who think he’s part of a fraud ring.

Surprised burglar grabs off-duty officer’s Taser, jolts him

The deputy had staked out his Arlington airport hangar, anticipating a thief. He wound up in a fight.

After fast wrong-way chase on I-5: ‘I’m sorry! I’m an idiot!’

The suspect, a convict, was already involved in about a dozen pending felony cases.

Investigators unable to determine cause of apartment fire

Twin toddlers were rescued after being found hiding in their mother’s smoke-filled bedroom.

Beheading victim served in the Air Force

Jacob Gonzales, a “person of interest” in her killing, might be bound for Las Vegas.

Man sought in death of woman who was found beheaded on Camano

Jacob Gonzales, 34, is thought to be armed, dangerous and possibly headed to California.

Video outlines the sheriff’s office fight against opioids

The two-minute video shows the human face of addiction in Snohomish County.

Fire kills woman in Everett

She was a longtime resident of the house, which is owned by the Red Cross.

Detectives investigating if teen knew of alleged shooting plan

Police believe the gas station holdup was supposed to pay for an arsenal of guns and explosives.

Assault charges upped to murder after gunshot victim dies

Two Marysville men are accused in the shooting death and robbery of Tye Burley, 30, of Arlington.

The old footbridge finally comes down on Everett waterfront

It was one of the last remaining pieces of the Kimberly-Clark paper mill.

Woman badly burned in north Everett house fire

Two men escaped unharmed from the burning home on Lombard Avenue.