Diana Hefley

Guilty plea is entered in fatal Lake Stevens crash

Richard Peck was drunk when he killed Patrick Wallace. Peck ran a red light on Highway 9 near Lake Stevens and broadsided 19-year-old… Continue reading

Charges filed against woman accused of bilking $125K

A Burlington woman accused of bilking her former employer out of more than $125,000 is now charged with multiple counts of identity theft.… Continue reading

Woman says family friend beat her, stole her car in Everett

An Everett man has been charged with robbery for stealing a family friend’s vehicle late last month. The victim reported that the man… Continue reading

Teen charged after $500K vandalism spree at two schools

Revenge may have been on the mind of one of the juveniles arrested for causing an estimated $500,000 in damage to the elementary… Continue reading

2 women get jail in separate cases of theft from nonprofits

Two women with different excuses for stealing from nonprofits, including local parent teacher associations, were sentenced Wednesday to some time in jail. In… Continue reading

Teen killed in crash remembered as being ‘a kind soul’

It’s been a week since Mikayla Sorenson’s family learned that she had been killed in an early morning crash that took the… Continue reading

Insurer settles with families of MPHS shooting victims

The Marysville School District’s insurance company has agreed to pay $18 million to the families of the children who were killed or injured… Continue reading

Teen pleads guilty to gun, drug, assault and escape charges

A juvenile inmate who escaped from a hospital earlier this month during a lapse in security was rolled into court in a wheelchair… Continue reading

Police arrest another suspect in Marysville shooting

Police have booked a Marysville-area man for investigation of unlawful gun possession in connection with a shooting outside an apartment last month. The… Continue reading

Charges dropped, for now, against drive-by shooting suspect

A Lynnwood man won’t face trial — for now — for a drive-by shooting in central Everett earlier this year. Prosecutors asked a… Continue reading

3 dead, teen stable after car slams into trailer in Lynnwood

Traffic detectives continue to investigate what caused a Kia Sorento to slam into a parked semi-tractor trailer early Wednesday, killing the driver and… Continue reading

Scholarship event to honor young Mukilteo shooting victim

Anna Bui traveled Europe for three weeks last year. She was the happiest she’d ever been. She looked forward to more trips, exploring… Continue reading

Suspect released from jail after victim won’t cooperate

A man accused of shooting a former friend in the legs over a drug dispute was released from jail Monday after the victim… Continue reading

Aunt behind the wheel gets 6 months in drive-by shooting

A Tulalip woman was sentenced Monday to six months in jail for her part in early morning gunfire that left some Marysville and… Continue reading

Woman accused of burning down son’s killer’s home

Cindy Wilson turned over the pink Bic lighter to sheriff’s deputies. She allegedly admitted she used the lighter to start a fire… Continue reading

Woman sentenced for role in man’s brutal death in Everett

David Webster’s friends stood up for him Thursday. They loved him. They could count on him to build a deck, to fix a… Continue reading

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run reportedly told police he panicked

A delivery driver arrested in connection with the July 6 death of a pedestrian in Marysville reportedly stopped in Arlington to inspect damage… Continue reading

Woman charged with arson after fire at abandoned home

A woman suspected of setting five fires last month was allegedly overheard saying, “Burn (expletive) burn. Steal my money. Now, how am I… Continue reading

Everett man admits to beating, stabbing woman to death

An Everett man is expected to face a mandatory life sentence after admitting Friday that he murdered Shannon Yeager, a homeless woman whose… Continue reading

Accomplice in slaying of homeless man pleads guilty

An Everett woman faces more than eight years in prison for her part in the death of a homeless man whose body was… Continue reading