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Josiah Degenstein

Snohomish County man gets 11 years for crashing into pursuing police

After missing court on other charges, Josiah Degenstein tried to escape police by ramming their patrol cars.

Josiah Degenstein
Roger Evans, New Hope Fellowship Church shelter coordinator, sets up two cots as examples of what is available to those that seek shelter at the church on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Cold weather shelters open throughout Snohomish County

As temperatures dip into the 20s, cold weather shelters will open in east county. The Marysville shelter opened last month.

Roger Evans, New Hope Fellowship Church shelter coordinator, sets up two cots as examples of what is available to those that seek shelter at the church on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville

Marysville woman accused of shooting elderly relatives amid ‘breakdown’

Police arrested the woman, 57, on Monday night for investigation of two counts of first-degree assault.

Marysville
This photo shows consumer fireworks wrapped with metal spikes that federal agents say could be used as an explosive device. (U.S. Attorney's Office)

Tulalip man sentenced to federal prison for having ‘explosive devices’

Samuel Matta said he feared Black Lives Matter protests were coming to his street. He was sentenced to 21 months.

This photo shows consumer fireworks wrapped with metal spikes that federal agents say could be used as an explosive device. (U.S. Attorney's Office)
Green City Dental in Edmonds, Washington on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Police: $130K theft from Edmonds dentist was office manager’s latest scheme

Detectives believe Kimberly Klaudt used her role to siphon funds. She’d been accused before, by three other dental offices.

Green City Dental in Edmonds, Washington on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
The Snohomish County Jail is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

3 arrested in home invasion near Everett, series of heists

Detectives spent weeks investigating the case. The trio was arrested after breaking into a Lynnwood home in search of jewelry, police said.

The Snohomish County Jail is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Remains of the truck that fell 400 feet off a steep embankment. (Kittitas County Sheriff)

Snohomish County hunters rescued after crashing, falling 400 feet

The pair from Granite Falls and Lake Stevens fell off an embankment in Kittitas County, leading to a high-angle rescue.

Remains of the truck that fell 400 feet off a steep embankment. (Kittitas County Sheriff)
Police survey a scene where a victim was found in a vehicle with bullet holes in the passenger side of the windshield along East Casino Road on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett teenager charged with murder for shooting near Cascade High

Mohammed Jaiteh allegedly shot and killed Isaac Aney, 18. Police found the young men were part of an ongoing “volatile conflict.”

Police survey a scene where a victim was found in a vehicle with bullet holes in the passenger side of the windshield along East Casino Road on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Top row: Miguel M. Duran, left, and Brett Rogers. Bottom row: Mary Anderson, left, and Patrick Moriarty.

Incumbent judges win both races for Snohomish County Superior Court

Judge Patrick Moriarty was winning against attorney Mary Anderson. Judge Miguel Duran led his challenger Brett Rogers.

Top row: Miguel M. Duran, left, and Brett Rogers. Bottom row: Mary Anderson, left, and Patrick Moriarty.
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)

Monroe manslaughter conviction tossed over jury instructions

Appellate judges ruled a Snohomish County jury should have been given the option to convict Kevin Rodriguez of a lesser charge.

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)
Silvia Mendoza, 41, exits Fred Meyer with ingredients to make tinga for her family Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, on Evergreen Way in Everett, Washington. Mendoza doesn’t own a car, so most days she walks from her Casino Road apartment to pick up food and other necessities. Without the South Everett Fred Meyer, she and thousands of others would have no major grocery store within walking distance. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

As Fred Meyer cites ‘concerns,’ Everett neighbors can’t imagine losing it

Leading to the creation of “no sit” zones, Fred Meyer’s corporate offices weighed in with security concerns on Casino Road.

Silvia Mendoza, 41, exits Fred Meyer with ingredients to make tinga for her family Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, on Evergreen Way in Everett, Washington. Mendoza doesn’t own a car, so most days she walks from her Casino Road apartment to pick up food and other necessities. Without the South Everett Fred Meyer, she and thousands of others would have no major grocery store within walking distance. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Everett

Everett man sentenced for causing infant daughter’s brain injury

Shane Cowherd was given six months in jail for throwing his daughter onto a bed, leaving her with a brain injury.

Everett
Patrick Moriarty, left, and Mary Anderson

Judge race pits candidates running on ‘diverse’ resume vs. legal resume

Patrick Moriarty points to his decades working in courtrooms. Mary Anderson wants more “diversity of thought” on the bench.

Patrick Moriarty, left, and Mary Anderson
Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks at the opening of the Mariner Square Station on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

New mini sheriff’s station opens south of Everett

The space for the Mariner Square substation was offered to the sheriff’s office, free of charge, by a local business owner.

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney speaks at the opening of the Mariner Square Station on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
SnoTown Brewing’s Frank Sandoval in 2019. (Aaron Swaney)

SnoTown Brewery owner accused of more inappropriate touching

Two other women have come forward alleging abuse by Frank Sandoval over a decade ago.

SnoTown Brewing’s Frank Sandoval in 2019. (Aaron Swaney)
Kid’s Country daycare on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lawsuit: Children as young as 2 abused at Monroe day care

Five parents filed a lawsuit against Kid’s Country Learning Center last week, alleging staff abused their children.

Kid’s Country daycare on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lily Gladstone, left, as Mollie Burkhart and Leonardo DiCaprio as Ernest Burkhart in Martin Scorsese's new film “Killers of the Flower Moon". Gladstone went to Mountlake Terrace High School. (Photo provided by Paramount Pictures)

Lily Gladstone, a Mountlake Terrace grad, stars in new Scorsese epic

Gladstone’s high school costume designer is hosting a showing of “Killers of the Flower Moon” Friday at the Regal Cinebarre.

Lily Gladstone, left, as Mollie Burkhart and Leonardo DiCaprio as Ernest Burkhart in Martin Scorsese's new film “Killers of the Flower Moon". Gladstone went to Mountlake Terrace High School. (Photo provided by Paramount Pictures)
Everett police officers survey the scene of a shooting along East Casino Road on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bail set at $1M for suspect in fatal Casino Road shooting

Mohammed “Mo” Jaiteh, 18, appeared in court Monday afternoon. He is accused of shooting a teen to death Friday.

Everett police officers survey the scene of a shooting along East Casino Road on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A United Parcel Service driver loads boxes during a delivery, Thursday, March 26, 2020, in downtown Seattle. UPS and other companies have been bush as people staying home under state-wide mandate amidst one of the worst outbreaks of the new coronavirus in the U.S. turn to online shopping to meet their needs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Lynnwood courier gets 2 years for role in cross-country drug ring

Alejandro Urquidez Medina tried to deal fentanyl and cocaine through UPS for “El Pariente,” an alleged leader of a drug trafficking operation.

A United Parcel Service driver loads boxes during a delivery, Thursday, March 26, 2020, in downtown Seattle. UPS and other companies have been bush as people staying home under state-wide mandate amidst one of the worst outbreaks of the new coronavirus in the U.S. turn to online shopping to meet their needs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
King County Correctional Facility (Bellevue Reporter, file)

Everett sex abuse suspect accused of girlfriend’s murder in Seattle

John Curran had been out of custody until police arrested him Tuesday for investigation of second-degree murder.

King County Correctional Facility (Bellevue Reporter, file)