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Everett

2 teens arrested after Everett shooting, 100 mph chase

A young man was shot in the leg at an apartment near Voyager Middle School, where kids were being released for the day.

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Everett

Homicide suspect arrested in separate murder-for-hire sting

New court papers connect Selvin Rosales-Sevilla, of Mountlake Terrace, to the killing of Kevin Nieto Mejia at Ebey Island.

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Lyon Torns enters the courtroom for his sentencing Wednesday afternoon in the Snohomish County Superior Courtroom in Everett, Washington on May 25, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett man gets 19 years in fatal Marysville shooting

Lyon “Nick” Torns sold fentanyl to Jason Castle, 42. In November 2020, Torns shot and killed him, then fled to Las Vegas.

Lyon Torns enters the courtroom for his sentencing Wednesday afternoon in the Snohomish County Superior Courtroom in Everett, Washington on May 25, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Monroe High School with (inset) a Facebook video screenshot from Nov. 10, 2021, which showed a white student repeatedly using racial slurs in a confrontation with a Black student.

‘It makes me angry’: Black students in Monroe report persistent racism

“Please help stop this racism,” a first-grade student told the Monroe school board Monday. Other kids reported racist slurs.

Monroe High School with (inset) a Facebook video screenshot from Nov. 10, 2021, which showed a white student repeatedly using racial slurs in a confrontation with a Black student.
In this April 10 photo, drivers head northbound on Highway 99, near the intersection of Evergreen Way and 112th Street where a motorcyclist was fatally struck by a motorist Friday. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

Mountlake Terrace woman arrested in fatal Everett motorcycle crash

Desiree Morin is accused of hitting and killing a motorcyclist while high on methamphetamine. Bail was set at $50,000.

In this April 10 photo, drivers head northbound on Highway 99, near the intersection of Evergreen Way and 112th Street where a motorcyclist was fatally struck by a motorist Friday. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)
Most of Compass Health’s clinical employees at the Marysville, Monroe and Snohomish sites will transfer to its Everett locations. (Sue Misao / The Herald)

Lawsuit blames counselor’s ‘unethical’ relationship for Marysville man’s death

Joshua Klick was referred to a counselor at Compass Health. Two years later he was shot and killed.

Most of Compass Health’s clinical employees at the Marysville, Monroe and Snohomish sites will transfer to its Everett locations. (Sue Misao / The Herald)
Wade Brickman works through a call with trainer Lars Coleman Friday afternoon at SNO911 in Everett, Washington on May 20, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

‘Difference between life and death’: New 911 tech saves vital seconds

Snohomish County is the first in the nation to get the new technology, which reduces delays on emergency calls.

Wade Brickman works through a call with trainer Lars Coleman Friday afternoon at SNO911 in Everett, Washington on May 20, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Svetlana Kravchenko appears in court for her sentencing Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett woman gets community service in 2019 fatal hit-and-run

Svetlana Kravchenko was required to stay at the scene after hitting and killing Te Nguyen, 83. Instead, she went home.

Svetlana Kravchenko appears in court for her sentencing Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
HIdden River Middle School (Monroe School District)

Monroe school employee on leave for ‘racially insensitive language’

The incident took place at Hidden River Middle School. Also, police were investigating racist vandalism found at another school.

HIdden River Middle School (Monroe School District)
Everett

$1 million bail for Everett ampm shooting suspect

The suspect, 36, is accused of shooting an acquaintance Monday, dumping the gun in a dumpster and fleeing from police.

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A woman was struck by a car while crossing HIghway 99 on Dec. 2, 2021. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Woman charged in Highway 99 death of Lynnwood pedestrian, 72

Prosecutors allege Tachelle Thomas was under the influence of THC when she hit and killed Fozieh Shirdelhefzabad, 72, in 2020.

A woman was struck by a car while crossing HIghway 99 on Dec. 2, 2021. (Lynnwood Police Department)
Everett

Man gets 3½ years in Everett pot shop robberies

Jaymari Williams, 20, hopes he can become a “righteous individual” after his incarceration for two 2020 pot shop robberies.

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Deputies: Shooting near Monroe possibly stemmed from road rage

One person was shot Monday night in the 13300 block of Wagner Road. The suspected shooter was in custody.

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David Nieuwenhuis, left, addresses the court before being sentenced at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett, Washington on May 9, 2022. Nieuwenhuis will serve 23 years for the second-degree murder of Candice Black in 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

23 years for Mountlake Terrace man convicted of ‘revenge’ killing

David Nieuwenhuis killed Candice Black in 2018, blaming her for his stepson’s overdose death days earlier. She was 29.

David Nieuwenhuis, left, addresses the court before being sentenced at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett, Washington on May 9, 2022. Nieuwenhuis will serve 23 years for the second-degree murder of Candice Black in 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Fentanyl-laced pills — made to look like prescription oxycodone — were seized by law enforcement during a 2021 investigation into drug trafficking in Snohomish County. (U.S. Attorney’s Office)

Everett man charged after allegedly selling fentanyl to undercover cop

Dane Britton has over 10 felony convictions. Now he faces drug trafficking and firearm charges in U.S. District Court.

Fentanyl-laced pills — made to look like prescription oxycodone — were seized by law enforcement during a 2021 investigation into drug trafficking in Snohomish County. (U.S. Attorney’s Office)
Corporal Brittany Harris, who recruits for the Edmonds Police Department, sits outside the department’s headquarters Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Edmonds, Washington. Edmonds PD is the most gender diverse department in Snohomish County, as they are the only one that is over one-third female. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Snohomish County in line with ‘plateau’ of women on police staffs

About one-third of Edmonds police staffers are women, the highest in the county. Other agencies have less representation.

Corporal Brittany Harris, who recruits for the Edmonds Police Department, sits outside the department’s headquarters Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Edmonds, Washington. Edmonds PD is the most gender diverse department in Snohomish County, as they are the only one that is over one-third female. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Man accused of kidnapping is arrested after high-speed chase

“It was like a scene out of Mario Kart,” a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy wrote. Speeds reportedly reached 100 mph.

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Lawsuits over ‘botched’ police raid in Lynnwood are dismissed

Juan Alberto Castaneda Miranda claimed officers stormed into his apartment in 2018 and pointed guns at him and his girlfriend.

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The gas flow control valve, which plaintiffs say was severely corroded. (Court documents)

Lawsuit: Deadly fire was caused by natural-gas water heater

An Everett woman, 87, died in the 2019 fire. The lawsuit claims Puget Sound Energy rarely inspected the home’s gas lines.

The gas flow control valve, which plaintiffs say was severely corroded. (Court documents)
David Nieuwenhuis is handcuffed by a deputy after being convicted of second-degree murder on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Snohomish County Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Terrace man guilty of murdering woman in ‘revenge’ killing

After the overdose of his stepson, David Nieuwenhuis was furious at Candice Black, 29. A jury convicted him of murder.

David Nieuwenhuis is handcuffed by a deputy after being convicted of second-degree murder on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Snohomish County Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)