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1 of 5 teens pleads guilty in south Everett drug killing

The 17-year-old faces decades in prison for shooting a woman who was protecting her son during a robbery.

 

Man admits to killing mom, stabbing dad, setting fire

Zachary Konicke, 32, said he was having a mental health crisis that day in 2016.

 

Man charged with manslaughter in binding death of mother, 81

Charges were updated against Kenneth Strandt, 53, after his mother’s death was ruled a homicide.

 

Arlington woman accused of sex crimes with three teenagers

The 34-year-old was arrested Monday by Arlington police. She posted bond pending charges.

Woman says she was drunk, high, guilty in fatal US 2 wreck

She recently pleaded guilty and faces a longer sentence because of a previous DUI conviction.

Fired cop alleges discrimination over disability: Alcoholism

The former Everett officer, let go after a DUI arrest, says the city should have made accommodations.

Accused Marysville Middle School teacher released on bond

Paul “Matt” Chonka, 49, allegedly communicated with a 14-year-old for immoral purposes.

Beating the heat in their lawn chairs at Lake Roesiger County Park last week, when this hot streak began, were Sonny Taulbee (left), his wife, Carissa, and daughter, Ashlyn, 14. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

It’s been hot, but not super duper hot

July was wrapping up with only seven days that surpassed 90 degrees in Western Washington.

Beating the heat in their lawn chairs at Lake Roesiger County Park last week, when this hot streak began, were Sonny Taulbee (left), his wife, Carissa, and daughter, Ashlyn, 14. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Man acquitted in I-5 meth crash drowns 2 1/2 weeks later

The death of Todd E. Brown, 52, of Granite Falls, was ruled an accident.

Boy charged at 15 could be tried as adult in Everett murder

The defendant turned 16 just weeks after a fatal robbery involving drugs.

Everett council to consider $600K for flooding problems

The Public Works Department is proposing a two-block-long stormwater bypass at Wetmore and 35th.

He allegedly abandoned his mom, 86, and drained her account

A case in Lynnwood highlights how vulnerable adults can be targeted for financial exploitation.

Prosecutor’s internal report alleges drunkenness and groping

A deputy prosecutor, later fired, said he blacked out at a post-conference party in Chelan last month.

Death-penalty decision delayed for alleged cold-case killer

William Talbott is charged here in the 1987 slaying of a young Canadian couple.

Friends jailed in Arlington and Mukilteo torture-killings

The accused are 18 and 20. The case also involves alleged kidnapping and protection-order violations.

Husband charged with murder in death of Everett educator

Prosecutors allege that the man shot the woman twice while their children were in the home.

115 mph on I-5, 110 mph on Highway 99, and now 0 mph in jail

The 18-year-old suspect bailed out of the SUV and ran, but four passengers promptly gave up his name.

Everett’s Longfellow building gets stay of execution

The lowest bid came in about $660,000 more than the district estimated for the work.

Volunteer crosswalk guard at Hawthorne Elementary School in Everett, Terri Amburgy directs cars and children waiting to cross a busy intersection adjacent to the school Tuesday, June 12. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

After six years, Everett grandmother gives up crosswalk duty

Terri Amburgy has volunteered at Hawthorne nearly every school day since her grandson started kindergarten.

Volunteer crosswalk guard at Hawthorne Elementary School in Everett, Terri Amburgy directs cars and children waiting to cross a busy intersection adjacent to the school Tuesday, June 12. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Allegedly drunk deputy prosecutor arrested in Chelan County

Chris Dickinson has been placed on leave pending an investigation of conduct on a business trip.