Diana Hefley

Knife-wielding man who panicked Alderwood mall gets 30 days

Philip Herrera can serve his time under house arrest after pleading guilty to third-degree assault.

Boy, 13, charged with murder: ‘I’m gonna shoot people’

“If you hear I’m in jail, don’t be surprised,” he allegedly told people. The victim was 14.

During a short life, this shooting victim made a difference

Mariner High freshman David Sandoval, 14, is remembered as a devoted friend, volunteer and jokester.

Man convicted of third-degree child molestation

Kristopher Backman admitted to inappropriately touching his former dance student.

Man who accidentally shot girlfriend asks for full sentence

Jonathan Duncan was sentenced Wednesday to 12½ years behind bars.

A Snohomish County Corrections officer takes Amy Brown from the courtroom follwing sentencing Tuesday by Superior Court Judge Michael Downes. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Her dream to be a serial killer won’t come true anytime soon

Amy Brown got 18 years for stabbing a man. She had planned to eat his heart, but he escaped.

A Snohomish County Corrections officer takes Amy Brown from the courtroom follwing sentencing Tuesday by Superior Court Judge Michael Downes. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Now serving in Lake Stevens to fight hunger worldwide

Proceeds from Empty Bowls fundraiser Oct. 14 supports Lake Stevens Community Food Bank.

Alleged scam artist was ‘very, very convincing,’ police say

She’s accused of bilking people from Lynnwood, Bothell & beyond out of tens of thousands of dollars.

Officer hung on before Everett driver crashed car, police say

Brandun Waller is accused of driving and crashing into cars with the man clinging to his vehicle.

Man dies after being kicked in the head near Gospel Mission

The suspect allegedly told police the victim asked telepathically to be assaulted.

Reeking of alcohol, driver ended young Snohomish man’s life

The man was sentenced Wednesday to 6-1/2 years for the fatal drunken-driving crash on Highway 9.

Mayoral candidates discuss mental illness and addiction

Cassie Franklin and Judy Tuohy addressed Everett’s status as the epicenter of those problems.

Police: DNA links man to heist at Snohomish antique mall

A fleeing burglar wrestled with the property owner and left bloody evidence on his sweatshirt.

A place to live: Clearing a barrier for former sex workers

A nonprofit’s house “will be a safe place” for former prostitutes and sex-trafficking victims.

Man with shotgun confronts man on toilet about missing phone

Police say the victim was doing his business when the suspect barged in and threatened him.

Marysville babysitter faces jail time in infant’s death

Medical experts differed over whether it was head trauma or illness that caused the baby to die.

Self-defense or murder? Trial begins in shooting death

Explanations as to why a man was shot in the back on a Bothell cul-de-sac are starkly different.

Serial killer wannabe admits trying to kill man she met online

She told police she planned to rip out her victim’s heart and eat it — and would continue killing.

Second former student files abuse claim against teacher

The woman says Cascade High School’s Craig Verver had sexual contact with her on campus.

Everett to defend its lawsuit over black-market OxyContin

Purdue Pharma, the drug’s maker, wants a federal judge to dismiss the case before trial.