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Janet Ernestina Garcia appears in court via video alongside defense attorney Max Mensinger for her bail hearing on Monday, April 1, 2024, at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Bail set at $5M for Everett mother accused of stabbing Ariel Garcia, 4

Police arrested Janet Garcia for investigation of murder in the killing of her son. His body was found in Pierce County.

Janet Ernestina Garcia appears in court via video alongside defense attorney Max Mensinger for her bail hearing on Monday, April 1, 2024, at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Eleazar Cabrera (Washington State Department of Corrections)

Marysville man gets 29 years for Snohomish home invasion, shooting

A jury convicted Eleazar Cabrera of first-degree assault and first-degree robbery for shooting a resident in the back multiple times.

Eleazar Cabrera (Washington State Department of Corrections)
Everett

11 months later, Lake Stevens man charged in fatal Casino Road shooting

Malik Fulson is accused of shooting Joseph Haderlie to death in the parking lot at the Crystal Springs Apartments last April.

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Captain Ron Mead and Corporal Alexis Robinson embrace during a memorial for Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Charges: Man was driving 112 mph before crashing into Marysville trooper

Prosecutors charged Raul Benitez Santana, 32, Thursday in the crash that killed Chris Gadd. An arraignment is set for Tuesday.

Captain Ron Mead and Corporal Alexis Robinson embrace during a memorial for Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Victims of the Oso mudslide on March 22, 2014. (Courtesy photos)

Remembering the 43 lives lost in the Oso mudslide

The slide wiped out a neighborhood along Highway 530 in 2014. “Even though you feel like you’re alone in your grief, you’re really not.”

Victims of the Oso mudslide on March 22, 2014. (Courtesy photos)
Arlington

Police: Suspect shot man near Arlington in argument over cell phone

“If you’re going to point a gun at me you better use it or I’ll beat your (expletive) with it,” the man reportedly said before being shot.

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Startup man sentenced to 25 years for killing grandmother’s friend

Tristan Trinh’s grandmother had asked Roy Ashmore, 39, for help while she filed a no-contact order against her grandson.

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People head out to the water at low tide during an unseasonably warm day on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett shatters record high temperature by 11 degrees

On Saturday, it hit 73 degrees, breaking the previous record of 62 set in 2007.

People head out to the water at low tide during an unseasonably warm day on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Danny Simpson's 1977 F-250 truck after crashing into a gravel pit owned by his parents. (Photo provided by court documents)

Tulalip man given intermittent prison time for crash that killed friend

Danny Simpson was sentenced to three days per week for a year after backing his truck off a cliff into a gravel pit, killing Anthony Craig.

Danny Simpson's 1977 F-250 truck after crashing into a gravel pit owned by his parents. (Photo provided by court documents)
Captain Ron Mead and Corporal Alexis Robinson embrace during a memorial for Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

‘Simply the best’: Memorial honors state trooper Chris Gadd in Everett

Hundreds of law enforcement officers streamed into Angel of the Winds Arena for an emotional public memorial Tuesday.

Captain Ron Mead and Corporal Alexis Robinson embrace during a memorial for Washington State Trooper Chris Gadd on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Steve Hall talks about how high the water reached when the road was washed out on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After culvert bursts, 23 Tulalip Reservation residents stranded

In a neighborhood along Mission Creek, residents must now go up and down ladders to get to the outside world — with no solution in sight.

Steve Hall talks about how high the water reached when the road was washed out on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Two troopers place a photo of slain Washington State Patrol trooper Chris Gadd outside WSP District 7 Headquarters about twelve hours after Gadd was struck and killed in a collision on southbound I-5 about a mile from the headquarters on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

‘Outpouring of support’: Trooper’s memorial, motorcade set for Everett

A service for Chris Gadd, 27, on Tuesday will be held at Angel of the Winds. Gadd was hit on I-5 north of Marysville on Saturday.

Two troopers place a photo of slain Washington State Patrol trooper Chris Gadd outside WSP District 7 Headquarters about twelve hours after Gadd was struck and killed in a collision on southbound I-5 about a mile from the headquarters on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Ashton Dedmon appears in court during his sentencing hearing on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett Navy sailor sentenced to 90 days for fatal hit and run

Ashton Dedmon crashed into Joshua Kollman and drove away. Dedmon, a petty officer on the USS Kidd, reported he had a panic attack.

Ashton Dedmon appears in court during his sentencing hearing on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Flowers for slain trooper Chris Gadd begin to collect outside Washington State Patrol District 7 Headquarters on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Police: Lynnwood man consumed cannabis, beer before crash into trooper

Trooper Chris Gadd, 27, was stopped along I-5 when he was hit and killed early Saturday. Troopers suspect Raul Benitez Santana was impaired.

Flowers for slain trooper Chris Gadd begin to collect outside Washington State Patrol District 7 Headquarters on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Ryan Rafter appears in court for sentencing Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of Everett father

In April 2022, Ryan Rafter, 42, shot Christopher Buck, 29, to death after breaking in to his home to steal drugs.

Ryan Rafter appears in court for sentencing Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at Snohomish County Superior Court in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
A person walks out of the Snohomish County Corrections building on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County Jail review finds no fault in Florida inmate’s death

David Koeppen, 38, was the third inmate in two months to die in the jail. He was being held on murder charges.

A person walks out of the Snohomish County Corrections building on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Mt. Pilchuck covered in snow is barely visible through the clouds as the sun breaks through illuminating raindrops as they fall off of the Mountain Loop Highway on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 in Granite Falls, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Active’ weather brings rain, snow, hail, fresh powder to Snohomish County

Up to an inch of snow could accumulate in the lowlands. Three inches of rain could fall in Darrington. And Stevens Pass is “doing quite well.”

Mt. Pilchuck covered in snow is barely visible through the clouds as the sun breaks through illuminating raindrops as they fall off of the Mountain Loop Highway on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 in Granite Falls, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Snohomish County Jail is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jails had ‘immunity’ to lawsuits over overdoses — so her family settled

In 2018, Denise Huffer died of a methamphetamine overdose in her cell at the Snohomish County Jail. Her family took a $50,000 deal in February.

The Snohomish County Jail is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
King County Correctional Facility (Bellevue Reporter, file)

Lynnwood man accused of spying on colleagues in Expedia bathroom

Prosecutors charged Marcelo Vargas-Fernandez with four counts of voyeurism. Police found over 33 spy cameras inside his apartment.

King County Correctional Facility (Bellevue Reporter, file)
The Snohomish County Corrections building on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After series of deaths, Snohomish County Jail to put cameras in detox unit

Since 2005, at least 27 people have died at the Snohomish County Jail. Four have died since September.

The Snohomish County Corrections building on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)