Jake Goldstein-Street

Charges: Everett ID thief tried to buy wheels, speakers, more

The man, 33, was charged this week with 10 counts of identity theft in Snohomish County Superior Court.

 

Lawsuit: Wrongful stop led to Arlington news carrier’s injury

Maria Gutierrez is suing for $5 million over a 2019 traffic stop. She claims officers pulled her arm, tearing her rotator cuff.

 

Money seized during an investigation into a Snohomish County fentanyl ring. (U.S. Attorney's Office)

Snohomish County men get federal prison for major fentanyl ring

They got drugs from China and ran an operation that could press 2.5 million pills. They must serve mandatory minimum sentences.

 

After 3½ years, international fugitive jailed in Everett

Hussein Ali was set to be sentenced for child molestation in 2018. The victim’s family is relieved to know he’s back.

Video from Nov. 10 shows a white student repeatedly using racial slurs in a confrontation with a Black student. (Facebook)

‘I definitely don’t feel safe’: Monroe High family pushes for action

After last week’s racist incident, meanwhile, the Monroe School District is working on new equity initiatives.

Video from Nov. 10 shows a white student repeatedly using racial slurs in a confrontation with a Black student. (Facebook)
Frank Walton sits with his attorney before the start of his trial on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett tenant convicted of murder in landlord’s killing

Howard Benzel was remembered as a dedicated father. A Snohomish County jury found Frank Walton guilty of his murder.

Frank Walton sits with his attorney before the start of his trial on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
USS McCampbell (US Navy)

Another Navy destroyer is coming to home-port in Everett

One ship arrived in August, another in October, and the USS McCampbell is coming early next year.

USS McCampbell (US Navy)

Autopsy reveals knife in body found in Mukilteo backyard

Police are now investigating the death as “suspicious,” though the official cause and manner are pending.

Pam and Ken Owens, of Granite Falls,  stop to take cell phone photos of the flooding along Lincoln Avenue on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 in Snohomish, Washington. The couple were planing to take the road to Monroe for lunch.   (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Rain, wind and high water foreshadow the return of the sun

The governor declared an emergency, and some rivers were still flooded in places, but the weather is improving.

Pam and Ken Owens, of Granite Falls,  stop to take cell phone photos of the flooding along Lincoln Avenue on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 in Snohomish, Washington. The couple were planing to take the road to Monroe for lunch.   (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Monroe High School (Monroe School District)

After confrontation at Monroe High, community grapples with racism

A video shared on social media shows a student using racial slurs. A survey shows racism is prevalent in Monroe schools.

Monroe High School (Monroe School District)
A person looks out over the Stillaguamish River and the debris caught underneath the Centennial Trail bridge that crosses the river on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

End of round one: With rivers rising, more rain to come

Heavy rain subsided late Friday. But more is in the forecast — into next week.

A person looks out over the Stillaguamish River and the debris caught underneath the Centennial Trail bridge that crosses the river on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A police boat crosses Possession Sound on Wednesday to Hat Island, where the body of a man was found in Puget Sound. A kayaker was reported missing on Tuesday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Death of Everett kayaker puts safety top of mind

James Lesemann wore a life jacket. And he likely called 911. Still, by the time rescue teams got to him, it was too late.

A police boat crosses Possession Sound on Wednesday to Hat Island, where the body of a man was found in Puget Sound. A kayaker was reported missing on Tuesday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mario Lotmore

Lynnwood publisher files new campaign finance complaint against Binda

Mario Lotmore of the Lynnwood Times says the city council winner wasn’t transparent enough.

Mario Lotmore

Everett child molester who fled across globe must return

After 3½ years, the Hague issued a final order extraditing Hussein Ali from the Netherlands back to Snohomish County.

Man charged with hate crime against Edmonds animal control officer

Sean Wagner is accused of telling the officer to “go back to Africa” and repeatedly spewing racist threats.

Prosecuting attorney Audrey Majkut makes opening statements during the trial of Frank Walton on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Murder trial opens for tenant accused of killing Everett landlord

Frank Walton had a personal feud with Howard Benzel, prosecutors said. Benzel’s body was found in Skagit County in 2020.

Prosecuting attorney Audrey Majkut makes opening statements during the trial of Frank Walton on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, of Everett, listens to his interpreter (right) during a plea hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Nguyen pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the killing of Thanh Vy Ly, 20, and to two counts of first-degree assault for shooting Ly’s boyfriend and his own wife in 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gunman gets 45 years for triple shooting at Edmonds market

Duy Phuong Nguyen pleaded guilty to murder and assault. His estranged wife was one of the victims and survived.

Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, of Everett, listens to his interpreter (right) during a plea hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Nguyen pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the killing of Thanh Vy Ly, 20, and to two counts of first-degree assault for shooting Ly’s boyfriend and his own wife in 2020. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Joshua Binda

21-year-old frontrunner faces campaign finance questions

As Joshua Binda closed in on a Lynnwood City Council seat, his campaign made unusual changes to public disclosures.

Joshua Binda
Patt Bass at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 in Camano Island, Washington. Bass survived a "massive stroke" and almost a week later was out golfing, thanks to the work of Providence doctors. Providence started its 24/7 thrombectomy program in January. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

‘Like nothing happened’: Days after stroke, she was golfing again

Patt Bass suffered a massive stroke in September. A new surgery program in Everett fast-tracked her recovery.

Patt Bass at her home on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 in Camano Island, Washington. Bass survived a "massive stroke" and almost a week later was out golfing, thanks to the work of Providence doctors. Providence started its 24/7 thrombectomy program in January. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Richard John Burke

COVID conspiracy believer gets 6 months for fleeing with kids

Richard John Burke drove to New Mexico with his three young boys, citing fears about masks and vaccines.

Richard John Burke