Ellen Dennis

Claiming a man pointed a gun at him, Kevin Rodriguez testifies in court at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Everett, Washington. Rodriguez was convicted of manslaughter for killing Evodio Garcia Martinez.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jury convicts Monroe man of manslaughter in grisly stabbing

Kevin Rodriguez, 30, went on trial for murder in a 2019 knife attack. He stabbed three roommates.

Claiming a man pointed a gun at him, Kevin Rodriguez testifies in court at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Everett, Washington. Rodriguez was convicted of manslaughter for killing Evodio Garcia Martinez.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Teen killed Saturday was due to graduate from Arlington High

Todd Smith, 18, was shot twice by a homeowner who later told police the young man was an intruder.

Monroe man arrested in ‘sophisticated’ ID theft scheme

The suspect, 35, is accused of rerouting a man’s mail to a fake PO Box to help him steal his personal information.

Enzo, a roughly two-year-old pit bull, was euthanized after it bit off an elderly woman's ear in 2018. (contributed photo)

Landlords not liable for Arlington dog attack on missionary

A Jehovah’s Witness missionary lost an appeal to the state Supreme Court after a tenant’s pit bull mauled her in 2018.

Enzo, a roughly two-year-old pit bull, was euthanized after it bit off an elderly woman's ear in 2018. (contributed photo)

State panel upholds suspension of Monroe prison doctor

Dr. Julia Barnett was fired for unprofessional conduct after prisoner deaths and “unnecessary suffering.”

Jamel Alexander is sentenced to 28 years for the first-degree murder Thursday afternoon at Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on May 27, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett man gets nearly 30 years for stomping woman to death

“You took her life in the most demeaning and savage way you could manage,” a judge told the killer Thursday.

Jamel Alexander is sentenced to 28 years for the first-degree murder Thursday afternoon at Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett on May 27, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens man identified in fatal shooting

Terrance Moore, 35, was shot to death Monday. His roommate, the alleged shooter, was a Monroe prison guard.

Lake Stevens homicide suspect worked at Monroe prison

Emmanuel Perez, 44, is accused of shooting his roommate to death at an apartment in Lake Stevens.

Christopher Blackwell on his wedding day, Sept. 18, 2020, at the Monroe Correctional Complex. (Mark Miller)

As virus wanes, Monroe prisoners still isolated by new rules

Christopher Blackwell asserts prisons have “weaponized” the pandemic. He writes from behind bars for The Washington Post.

Christopher Blackwell on his wedding day, Sept. 18, 2020, at the Monroe Correctional Complex. (Mark Miller)
Jamel Alexander, center, listens as a Snohomish County jury records their verdict of guilty, in the murder of Shawna Brune, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  Alexander was convicted in the first degree murder of Brune. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Pictures don’t lie’: Man guilty of stomping woman to death

Jamel Alexander of Everett killed Shawna Brune, reportedly after paying her for sex.

Jamel Alexander, center, listens as a Snohomish County jury records their verdict of guilty, in the murder of Shawna Brune, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  Alexander was convicted in the first degree murder of Brune. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Karen Moore

Civil attorney appointed to be Snohomish County judge

Karen Moore is a former deputy prosecutor. She also has experience as a pro tem judge and commissioner.

Karen Moore
Martinez D. Mitchell (City of Mill Creek)

Mill Creek man sentenced for ‘street justice’ attack on child

Martinez D. Mitchell, 44, must serve five years in prison for third-degree assault.

Martinez D. Mitchell (City of Mill Creek)
Jeffrey Phebus is sentenced to over 31 years in prison for the murder of his wife Rebecca Phebus, on Monday, May 10, 2021, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘No words’: Arlington man sentenced for killing wife at work

Jeffery Phebus, 61, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. He was sentenced to 31⅔ years in prison Monday.

Jeffrey Phebus is sentenced to over 31 years in prison for the murder of his wife Rebecca Phebus, on Monday, May 10, 2021, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Everett man sentenced for crashing into police car head-on

Thomas Susnios, 27, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault. He was sentenced to 8½ years in prison.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred on Monday, April 26, at the Wells Fargo Bank located in the 1200 block of 13th Street in Snohomish. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Snohomish bank robbery suspect rented getaway car

Police tracked down a Sultan man with the help of a rented car with Montana license plates.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred on Monday, April 26, at the Wells Fargo Bank located in the 1200 block of 13th Street in Snohomish. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
Snohomish artist Cathy Tanasse works on facial proportions on one of her "Memory Project" portraits on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish artist forges connections through art

Cathy Tanasse, a retired Glacier Peak High School art teacher, draws portraits of strangers as gifts.

Snohomish artist Cathy Tanasse works on facial proportions on one of her "Memory Project" portraits on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
An infant and a child were killed in a Dec. 13, 2016 crash on Camano Island. (Washington State Patrol, file)

Island County to pay $16.5 million over fatal fiery crash

Tanya Canell suffered burns in crash that killed her two young girls, on a road known for icing over.

An infant and a child were killed in a Dec. 13, 2016 crash on Camano Island. (Washington State Patrol, file)
Snohomish County prosecutor Jacqueline Lawrence makes her opening statements during the murder trial of Jamel Alexander on Friday, April 30, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Trial begins for Everett man accused of stomping woman to death

Jamel Alexander, 31, is accused of first-degree murder in the death of Shawna Brune, 29, of Everett.

Snohomish County prosecutor Jacqueline Lawrence makes her opening statements during the murder trial of Jamel Alexander on Friday, April 30, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett medical worker charged with ID theft of 39 patients

The Swedish Hospital medical assistant used forged identities to buy two cars, according to charges.

Fake coronavirus test sites pop up in Edmonds

Fraudulent health care workers were collecting birth dates and other personal information.