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Lynnwood City Councilmember Joshua Binda speaks during a NAACP Snohomish County press conference at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Thursday, July 20, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

NAACP of Snohomish County backs Binda in heated press conference

The chapter announced preliminary findings from their investigation into “alleged targeting” of the Lynnwood City Council member.

Lynnwood City Councilmember Joshua Binda speaks during a NAACP Snohomish County press conference at Lynnwood City Hall in Lynnwood, Washington on Thursday, July 20, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Top (L-R): Alan Rubio, Brian Travis, Patrick Peck. Bottom (L-R): Jack Broyles Jr., Larry Jones, Mike Pivec

Everything to know about crowded ballot for Alderwood Water District

Rising water and wastewater rates, high turnover and employee morale are some of the issues six candidates want to address.

Top (L-R): Alan Rubio, Brian Travis, Patrick Peck. Bottom (L-R): Jack Broyles Jr., Larry Jones, Mike Pivec
Family, friends and supporters gather in the quest for answers in the death of Tirhas Tesfatsion on July 13 during a protest rally Monday afternoon at the Lynnwood City Hall on July 26, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Family of woman who killed herself in jail sues Lynnwood, jail staff

Tirhas Tesfatsion, 47, hanged herself in her cell while corrections officers did not check on her for nearly three hours.

Family, friends and supporters gather in the quest for answers in the death of Tirhas Tesfatsion on July 13 during a protest rally Monday afternoon at the Lynnwood City Hall on July 26, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Lynnwood toddler suffers serious injuries in window fall

The boy, 3, pushed out a screen Tuesday night and fell two stories, according to South County Fire.

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A plastic tub containing MDMA and perforated blotter paper dosed with LSD found in Linus Lee's bedroom closet. (U.S. Attorney's Office)

Lynnwood man gets prison for running tech side of dark web drug ring

Jonathan Williams, 39, was sentenced to 2½ years Tuesday for being part of a group that sold LSD and MDMA from Western Washington.

A plastic tub containing MDMA and perforated blotter paper dosed with LSD found in Linus Lee's bedroom closet. (U.S. Attorney's Office)
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Police: Deceased man found in a Lynnwood parking lot was hit by car

Lynnwood police are seeking tips from the public after the 52-year-old man was found dead Saturday night.

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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)
Deputies respond to reports of a shooting outside 7-11 on 148th St. SW Friday, July 7, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

3 at large after shooting at 7-Eleven near Lynnwood

One suspect was arrested Friday, according to police. A man who intervened was reportedly shot in the leg.

Deputies respond to reports of a shooting outside 7-11 on 148th St. SW Friday, July 7, 2023 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)
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
Diodato Boucsieguez speaks about removing Lynnwood councilmember Josh Binda from office at Wilcox Park in Lynnwood, Washington on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Effort to recall Lynnwood’s Binda moves forward with judge’s approval

The campaign needs at least 2,416 signatures to force a recall vote for the City Council member mired in ethics concerns.

Diodato Boucsieguez speaks about removing Lynnwood councilmember Josh Binda from office at Wilcox Park in Lynnwood, Washington on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Rep. Lauren Davis, 32nd Legislative District (Washington House of Representatives)

Court keeps protective order in place for state Rep. Davis

Rep. Lauren Davis sought the order, which includes electronic monitoring, against her ex-partner, a lobbyist. He challenged the restrictions.

Rep. Lauren Davis, 32nd Legislative District (Washington House of Representatives)
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)
Construction workers walk along the underside of the Lynnwood Link light rail tracks on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Everett light rail choices refined amid calls for in-road options

Leaked documents gave a glimpse into possible displacement. But a final decision on locations is still years out.

Construction workers walk along the underside of the Lynnwood Link light rail tracks on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Alderwood mall shooting suspects arrested after car chase

Four people allegedly were involved in exchanging gunfire Sunday night in a parking lot near the Macy’s.

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Two people were hospitalized Sunday morning after a rear-end crash on Highway 99 at 220th Street SW in Lynnwood. (Lynnwood Police Department)

Two people hospitalized after rear-end crash on Highway 99

Both people were in a vehicle that was stopped at 220th Street SW in Edmonds when a man allegedly crashed into them.

Two people were hospitalized Sunday morning after a rear-end crash on Highway 99 at 220th Street SW in Lynnwood. (Lynnwood Police Department)
Children play on the playground at Spruce Park, near where two teenagers were shot and killed in a drive-by shooting the night before, on Friday, July 15, 2022, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

3 charged with aggravated murder in Spruce Park shooting

Jose Beteran, 28, Christian Chavez, 24, and Alexis Pacheco Monrroy, 15, have been charged in the killings of two teen boys in 2022.

Children play on the playground at Spruce Park, near where two teenagers were shot and killed in a drive-by shooting the night before, on Friday, July 15, 2022, in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Hussein Ali, alongside attorney Laura Shaver, speaks to Judge Joseph P. Wilson during his sentencing Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lynnwood sex offender gets credit for prison time served in Netherlands

Hussein Salim Ali fled the country before his trial date for child molestation. He spent over two years in custody overseas.

Hussein Ali, alongside attorney Laura Shaver, speaks to Judge Joseph P. Wilson during his sentencing Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, at the Snohomish County Superior Courthouse in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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Woman claims self-defense in nearly fatal Lynnwood stabbing

The Seattle woman, 35, told officers a man threatened her, so she stabbed him, according to police.

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Rachel Daniels makes a salami rose during a Charcuterie 101 Workshop at Machias Meadows in Snohomish, Washington on Sunday, May 7, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Snack queens share secrets to piecing together party platters that wow

Caterers Rachel Daniels and Mallori Rojas specialize in curating charcuterie boards. Here’s how they make their magic.

Rachel Daniels makes a salami rose during a Charcuterie 101 Workshop at Machias Meadows in Snohomish, Washington on Sunday, May 7, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
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1 stabbed at apartment in Lynnwood

The man, 26, was taken to an Everett hospital with “serious injuries.”

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