Jake Goldstein-Street

A car drives by flowers placed at a memorial for two pedestrians killed at the corner of 204th Street NE and Highway 9 on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

$500K bail for driver accused of killing 2 Arlington pedestrians

Elliott Bagley, 28, told an officer he’d had a couple beers before the crash Thursday, according to police.

A car drives by flowers placed at a memorial for two pedestrians killed at the corner of 204th Street NE and Highway 9 on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Police respond in downtown Everett after a man collapsed with a gunshot wound Nov. 27, 2021. He later died. (Caleb Hutton / Herald file)

Everett police continue to investigate November killing

Jerome Burnett, 48, died at the hospital. A suspect fled, according to police.

Police respond in downtown Everett after a man collapsed with a gunshot wound Nov. 27, 2021. He later died. (Caleb Hutton / Herald file)
David Dodge (Washington State Department of Corrections)

Man who killed Stanwood girl gets another chance at release

A state Supreme Court ruling could affect other incarcerated people who committed crimes as juveniles.

David Dodge (Washington State Department of Corrections)

Snohomish roofing company fined another $425K for safety violations

Allways Roofing has had at least seven serious injuries on its job sites, according to the state.

Kaleb Cole in 2018. (ProPublica)

Neo-Nazi with Arlington ties gets federal prison time

Kaleb Cole, 26, was sentenced to seven years for leading a campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists.

Kaleb Cole in 2018. (ProPublica)

Woman charged with firing bullet that hit Snohomish girl, 12

The girl was feeding her chickens when she was shot in the leg. Her neighbor faces criminal charges.

Police: Everett man beat friend with tool over $50 for firewood

The injured man suffered a skull fracture. The suspect was arrested for investigation of first-degree assault.

This screenshot from a Nov. 10, 2021 video shows a white student repeatedly using racial slurs in a confrontation with a Black student. (Facebook)

Monroe father charged with hate crime at high school

Racist incidents in Monroe schools drew public attention in November after video circulated of the confrontation.

This screenshot from a Nov. 10, 2021 video shows a white student repeatedly using racial slurs in a confrontation with a Black student. (Facebook)
Kevin Lewis is handcuffed after receiving a life sentence in prison for aggravated murder in the first degree on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lynnwood man gets life sentence for botched murder-for-hire

Kevin Lewis paid his cousin $2,400 to kill his ex-wife. Instead, her sister, Alisha Canales-McGuire, 24, was killed.

Kevin Lewis is handcuffed after receiving a life sentence in prison for aggravated murder in the first degree on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A pedestrian navigates a slush filled sidewalk along Rucker Avenue on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Overnight snow, rain close many Snohomish County schools

Edmonds, Mukilteo, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Sultan and Monroe schools closed Monday due to bad road conditions.

A pedestrian navigates a slush filled sidewalk along Rucker Avenue on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Catholic Community Services case manager Rhonda Polly (left) chats with COET social worker Kelli Roark (right) as they check on known encampments during the annual Point in Time count Jan. 23, 2019, in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

‘Life-changing’ program expanding, offering services instead of arrest

Over 200 people have been referred to case managers through Snohomish County’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program.

Catholic Community Services case manager Rhonda Polly (left) chats with COET social worker Kelli Roark (right) as they check on known encampments during the annual Point in Time count Jan. 23, 2019, in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / Herald file)

Charges: Speeding DUI driver crashed near Stanwood, killing 1

Prosecutors allege Ilya Hrudzko drove his Audi into a tree at nearly triple the speed limit, killing Ceanna Diller, 20.

Tim Pfahl finishes shoveling his long driveway for the third time this week on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New Year’s thaw, rain should wash away snow; ice may linger

After days of temperatures well below freezing, Snohomish County will likely warm into the 40s by Sunday.

Tim Pfahl finishes shoveling his long driveway for the third time this week on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett driver charged with 2019 hit-and-run of pedestrian, 83

Svetlana Kravchenko acknowledged “hitting something” in the road and driving away from the scene.

Cars and pedestrians carefully navigate the ice and snow along Grand Avenue on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Too few shelter beds: Many on the streets are frozen out

With the frigid temps predicted to linger, Snohomish County shelters are full. Meanwhile, snow disrupts garbage pickup and college campuses.

Cars and pedestrians carefully navigate the ice and snow along Grand Avenue on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Aaron Blanchard becomes emotional while speaking to the court during his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

4 years in prison for driver who killed Snohomish motorcyclist

Aaron Blanchard’s sentence was well above state sentencing guidelines. The crash killed Brandon Elias in 2019.

Aaron Blanchard becomes emotional while speaking to the court during his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
FILE - In this July 25, 2020, file photo, smoke rises as police clash with protester during a Black Lives Matter protest near the Seattle Police East Precinct headquarters in Seattle. Mayors, county executives or even the governor would have to give their approval before police could use tear gas to quell riots under a compromise reached in the Washington Legislature. A conference committee of the House and Senate met Thursday, April 22, 2021, to reconcile versions of a police tactics bill already approved by each chamber. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Bonuses, discontent bring wave of Seattle cops to Snohomish County

Everett increased incentives up to $30,000 for “lateral” hires — officers with policing experience — on Wednesday.

FILE - In this July 25, 2020, file photo, smoke rises as police clash with protester during a Black Lives Matter protest near the Seattle Police East Precinct headquarters in Seattle. Mayors, county executives or even the governor would have to give their approval before police could use tear gas to quell riots under a compromise reached in the Washington Legislature. A conference committee of the House and Senate met Thursday, April 22, 2021, to reconcile versions of a police tactics bill already approved by each chamber. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Justin Blasko

Monroe superintendent put on leave, as calls for action mount

Justin Blasko will be subject to a third-party investigation. In question is his response to racism on school campuses.

Justin Blasko
Bothell High School. (Madeline Coats / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter file)

Students arrested, charged as school threats surge here

The latest in Snohomish County: Bothell High School’s campus was closed Friday after threatening graffiti was found.

Bothell High School. (Madeline Coats / Bothell-Kenmore Reporter file)
The Rec Room Bar & Grill near Lynnwood. (Zachariah Bryan / Herald file)

DJ sues Lynnwood bar over racist attack by group in 2018

The man argues the Rec Room Bar and Grill did little to protect him from white supremacists.

The Rec Room Bar & Grill near Lynnwood. (Zachariah Bryan / Herald file)