Diana Hefley

Assault charge after woman allegedly struck officer with car

A Mount Vernon woman allegedly hit an Everett police officer twice with her car, including when he was pointing his gun at her.… Continue reading

Teen charged with attempted robbery while armed

A teenager who was shot in north Everett last month has been charged with attempted first-degree robbery while armed with a gun. Francisco… Continue reading

Man faces life in jail if convicted of attack on officers

A Lake Stevens man is facing a possible life sentence for last month’s attack on Snohomish County corrections deputies inside the Everett jail.… Continue reading

Lake Stevens woman escapes jail time for burning mobile home

Gigi Hays said she wanted to end her life the night she lit her Lake Stevens mobile home on fire. A 16-year-old neighbor… Continue reading

2 former Island jailers charged — but not with inmate’s death

Two former Island County corrections officers have been charged with misdemeanors based on allegations they falsified documents… Continue reading

Serial drug dealer sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison

Levi Graham finally ran out of chances. Graham has been arrested repeatedly for peddling heroin and methamphetamine, mainly in Everett. He’d get caught,… Continue reading

Loaded guns found near Everett school may be tied to drive-by

Police investigating a drive-by shooting in south Everett unearthed two loaded handguns near the playground at Olivia Park Elementary School. One of the… Continue reading

Teen accused of previous assault charged with rape

Snohomish County prosecutors have charged an 18-year-old man with rape, a crime investigators say happened while the teen had a pending sexual… Continue reading

Former corrections officer sentenced for taking bribes

A former corrections officer who took bribes to smuggle contraband into the Monroe Correctional Complex has been sentenced to 18 months in federal… Continue reading

Everett church offers Talk Time for non-English speakers

Language can be a barrier that separates neighbors. Madison Community Church is hoping to break down those walls for some and help them… Continue reading

Driver gets 14 years for fatal crash linked to huffing

They should be simple questions: How many kids do you have? What are their ages? After Nov. 12, 2015, Corby Whiddon didn’t know… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace teenager is held in rape case

An 18-year-old charged last year with raping a girl in a hallway at Mountlake Terrace High School was arrested Tuesday for investigation… Continue reading

Former high school student gets probation for bomb threats

A former Glacier Peak High School student can avoid jail time for a series of bomb threats if she doesn’t break the law… Continue reading

New details emerge in Arlington police shooting of teen girl

Two Arlington police officers found her lying in the street in front of the post office. The first officer approached the girl, 17.… Continue reading

Guns, drugs seized during gang crackdown by Everett police

The ongoing crackdown on gang violence in Everett led to the arrest of two people Wednesday and the seizure of heroin and guns.… Continue reading

Prison, deportation for rapist after 2010 evidence tested

He got away with raping her. Until science caught up with him. Ignacio Fierro-Sifuentes shuffled to the front of the courtroom Tuesday. His… Continue reading

‘Foolish’ drive-by shootings result in 18 months in prison

Hayden Cepa called the morning he mixed firearms and alcohol the biggest mistake of his young life. Cepa, 20, fired a high-powered rifle… Continue reading

OxyContin maker Purdue asks court to dismiss Everett lawsuit

Purdue Pharma, the maker of a prescription pain medication, is asking a federal judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by the city… Continue reading

Former Edmonds teacher caught in sex sting pleads guilty

A former middle school teacher arrested last year as part of an undercover sting operation admitted Monday that he exchanged sexually charged messages… Continue reading

Teen gets 12 years for role in gang-fueled fatal shooting

Guillermo Padilla had just turned 16 when he found himself in the back seat of a car hunting rival gang members. He was… Continue reading