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Deputies shoot, wound Sultan man who was reportedly wielding knife

According to a police task force, deputies also shot and killed the man’s dog.

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Wayne Alpert waits to be placed in handcuffs after being found guilty, for the 2017 shooting death of one man, and for assaulting another, at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Alpert, now 61, was convicted of second-degree murder and second-degree assault. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lynnwood man resentenced to 11 years for sudden killing of stranger

A successful appeal opened the door for a shorter sentence for Wayne Alpert in the shooting of Seaton “Jeff” Baker.

Wayne Alpert waits to be placed in handcuffs after being found guilty, for the 2017 shooting death of one man, and for assaulting another, at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Alpert, now 61, was convicted of second-degree murder and second-degree assault. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Police: 1 killed, 1 arrested after crash on Everett Mall Way

A car collided into a signpost at the intersection of Everett Mall Way and Evergreen Way. The driver was arrested.

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Boats navigate their way across Possession Sound through a visible haze on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Haze covers parts of Snohomish County after Fourth of July fireworks

Air quality was at ‘unhealthy’ levels Wednesday because of firework activities and local fires.

Boats navigate their way across Possession Sound through a visible haze on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Man charged with attempted murder in Everett Gospel Mission shooting

The shooting was part of a spate in December that left one dead and four wounded within 24 hours.

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Stanwood farm owners to pay restitution for starving herd of alpacas

The Thogersen Family Farm slaughtered alpacas for their raw dog and cat food business. At least 3 alpacas starved to death.

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Brad George, 17, is lead back to the courtroom to continue his sentencing hearing Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on April 9, 2015. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Court affirms new hearing for Everett teen who killed adoptive mother

Brad George, then 17, was given 24 years for bludgeoning his guardian to death. Due to his youth, he could get a new sentence.

Brad George, 17, is lead back to the courtroom to continue his sentencing hearing Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Courthouse in Everett, Washington on April 9, 2015. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The orange puzzle piece from the sculpture “Playmates" in downtown Everett is missing. (Photo provided by the Everett Police Department)

Puzzling case: 5-foot jigsaw sculpture missing from downtown Everett

One part of “Playmates,” a pair of giant puzzle pieces on Colby Avenue, was reported missing Thursday.

The orange puzzle piece from the sculpture “Playmates" in downtown Everett is missing. (Photo provided by the Everett Police Department)
Lynnwood police block an entrance to Alderwood mall Monday afternoon. (Andy Bronson / The Herald) 20200601

Lynnwood police using new GPS tracking dart to pursue fleeing vehicles

The department debuted StarChase in April, which shoots a GPS tracker out of a mounted air canister onto a suspect’s car.

Lynnwood police block an entrance to Alderwood mall Monday afternoon. (Andy Bronson / The Herald) 20200601
A driver allegedly hit and killed a person crossing Evergreen Way then fled Wednesday morning between 100th Street SW and Olivia Park Road in Everett. (Everett Police Department)

Woman hit by up to 7 vehicles identified in fatal Everett hit and run

Rachell Everitt, 41, was hit by six or seven vehicles that all drove away last week. Witnesses reported people tried to protect her body.

A driver allegedly hit and killed a person crossing Evergreen Way then fled Wednesday morning between 100th Street SW and Olivia Park Road in Everett. (Everett Police Department)
Shayla Baylor pleads guilty to second degree manslaughter during her hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, June 26, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

After 2 mistrials, woman given time served in fatal Lynnwood stabbing

Shayla Baylor, 28, had been in jail for over two years for the killing of Greg McKnight, 62, at a Fred Meyer in 2021.

Shayla Baylor pleads guilty to second degree manslaughter during her hearing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Monday, June 26, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Men accused of over 200 burglaries in Snohomish County and elsewhere

The suspects are believed to be connected to an organized crime group burglarizing the homes of Asian Americans.

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A driver allegedly hit and killed a person crossing Evergreen Way then fled Wednesday morning between 100th Street SW and Olivia Park Road in Everett. (Everett Police Department)

Police looking for multiple drivers in fatal Evergreen Way hit and run

A 41-year-old woman was hit by up to seven vehicles Wednesday in the 10100 block of Evergreen Way. They all drove away.

A driver allegedly hit and killed a person crossing Evergreen Way then fled Wednesday morning between 100th Street SW and Olivia Park Road in Everett. (Everett Police Department)
Members of Seattle Mountain Rescue Team and Snohomish County Rescue Team conduct a search and rescue operation last weekend to save three hikers lost on Three Fingers mountain. (Snohomish County Sheriffs Office)

Search-and-rescue teams save 3 stranded hikers on Three Fingers mountain

During the 32-hour mission, SnoCo teams hiked in 15 miles to assist 3 siblings stuck in thick fog and rain.

Members of Seattle Mountain Rescue Team and Snohomish County Rescue Team conduct a search and rescue operation last weekend to save three hikers lost on Three Fingers mountain. (Snohomish County Sheriffs Office)
Scenes from a fire at 3094 224th Pl SW in Brier, Washington on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Brier house fire displaces 6

Around 10 a.m., Wednesday utility workers noticed black smoke coming from the back of 3094 224th Place SW. No one was injured.

Scenes from a fire at 3094 224th Pl SW in Brier, Washington on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Sean Baskins at his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Bothell man sentenced to 8 years for fatal Evergreen Way crash

Sean Baskins was driving twice the legal speed limit when he crashed into Thomas Ogden, 43. Ogden died at the scene.

Sean Baskins at his sentencing at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A state patrol aircraft flies over Washington. (Photo provided by Washington State Patrol)

Charges: Man pointed green laser at state patrol plane in Paine Field

The pilots tracked down two suspects on Hoyt Avenue in Everett. Troopers arrested one man and found a laser pointer nearby.

A state patrol aircraft flies over Washington. (Photo provided by Washington State Patrol)
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62-year-old identified in deadly crash near Paine Field

Jay D. Crandall was involved in a “motorcycle versus motor vehicle collision.”

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Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson speaks during a press briefing held in response to two violent incidents that happened during the past week on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, in Edmonds, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Prosecutors cut ties with Edmonds, citing rift with mayor

Attorneys at law firm Zachor, Stock and Krepps contracted with the city for 20 years, but announced their resignation in March.

Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson speaks during a press briefing held in response to two violent incidents that happened during the past week on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, in Edmonds, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle police received multiple 911 calls of a white pickup truck traveling the wrong way in the westbound lane of the West Seattle Bridge the morning of March 22, 2023 in Seattle, Washington. The truck collided with another vehicle, killing the passenger and driver inside. (Photo provided by the Seattle Police Department)

Driver charged in Seattle bridge crash that killed 2 Snohomish teens

Prosecutors allege Delfino Lopez-Morales’s blood-alcohol was almost twice the legal limit. The crash killed Riley Danard and Khalea Thoeuk.

Seattle police received multiple 911 calls of a white pickup truck traveling the wrong way in the westbound lane of the West Seattle Bridge the morning of March 22, 2023 in Seattle, Washington. The truck collided with another vehicle, killing the passenger and driver inside. (Photo provided by the Seattle Police Department)