Diana Hefley

Family of man killed by police won’t have their day in court

On a recent morning the rose bush outside the house on 23rd Street was flush with pink blooms. The small patch of lawn… Continue reading

Juvenile, 15, charged with gun, drug crimes

Police stopped the car March 7 because the windshield was too dark, a violation of the law. Officers said they could smell marijuana… Continue reading

Man arrested for ramming Everett police car, high speed chase

Police on Thursday caught up with a man who allegedly rammed a patrol car and led officers on a high-speed chase last month.… Continue reading

Granite Falls man sentenced nearly 36 years for murder

Andrew Spencer’s 10-year-old daughter wrote her father’s killer a letter. “I want to know why you had to kill my dad,” the girl… Continue reading

Monroe massage therapist convicted of assaulting patients

A massage therapist was hauled away in handcuffs late last week after a jury convicted him of indecent liberties with a patient. Jurors… Continue reading

Bail denied for man accused of stabbing woman to death

Prosecutors on Friday asked that the man accused of killing Shannon Yeager be held without bail, saying the defendant could be facing an… Continue reading

Man gets two years in prison for stabbing woman in back

The bleeding woman collapsed on the sidewalk and good Samaritans stopped to help her. Roland Cole kept driving, leaving behind the woman he… Continue reading

Former Boeing employee sentenced to 45 days for theft

A former Boeing mechanic who was sacked for stealing thousands of dollars in movie tickets from the company mail room was sentenced Monday… Continue reading

Gang feud suspected in Everett shooting that paralyzed boy

The rolling gunfire sent people living along Beverly Boulevard running for cover. The violence broke out in the middle of the afternoon on… Continue reading

Charges filed in shooting death of Marysville man

A man accused of killing a stranger outside a Marysville apartment complex allegedly bragged to a jail custody guard how tightly grouped his… Continue reading

More mental health treatment ordered for cat-hoarder

A former Lake Stevens woman who fled the area because she was afraid authorities would seize her cats was back in front of… Continue reading

Driver in Evergreen Way shooting is sentenced to 18 months

By David Drewery’s account, he is being sent to prison because he let the wrong guys in his car. One of those guys… Continue reading

State sued for fatal crash on 522, the ‘highway of death’

A crash on Highway 522 that killed three people in 2014, including a toddler, has led to two wrongful death lawsuits and allegations… Continue reading

Seattle man sentenced for Everett home invasion robbery

Investigators might never know why a south Seattle man without any criminal history and a good job took part in a terrifying home… Continue reading

Charges unlikely in fatal body slam during Everett fight

Prosecutors aren’t expected to file criminal charges against the man who body-slammed Jeremy See outside a former coffee shop on Colby Avenue last… Continue reading

Trial begins in armed robbery of Everett pharmacy

Defense attorney Donald Wackerman warned jurors to be leery of eyewitnesses, whose memories can be clouded by stress, how they are questioned by… Continue reading

Police to County Council: Gang violence needs solutions

Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies stopped the Chrysler near Discovery Elementary in south Everett and removed five people at gunpoint. The 23-year-old driver was… Continue reading

Everett teen faces up to 15 years for shooting at girl

Another young person is facing a long stretch behind bars for a gang shooting in south Everett. It was one of dozens of… Continue reading

No charges for Monroe man who texted offer for killing wife

A Monroe man won’t face charges for a text message he sent offering to pay someone $750,000 to kill his wife and the… Continue reading

Man gets 25 years for role in gang-fueled shooting death

There was something about the gang life that drew Diego Tavares in. He had been a well-liked student at Olivia Park Elementary School,… Continue reading