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October 9, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Woman takes a dip in Columbia River before stealing truck

The (Vancouver) Columbian A woman who was reportedly swimming in the Columbia River got out and stole a vehicle at the Port of Vancouver early this morning, according to the Vancouver Police Department. An employee at the port, 1200 Port Way, reported at about 7:15 a.m. that she saw the woman swimming and then get out and…


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July 1, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Wounded Vancouver, Wash. officer in stable condition

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Vancouver police say the motorcycle officer who was shot and critically wounded is in stable condition Tuesday in a hospital. He’s identified as 32-year-old Dustin Goudschall, who was hired by the Vancouver Police Department in 2008 and previously served with the University of Arizona police. Goudschall was shot multiple times Monday after…


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June 30, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Vancouver, Wash., police officer shot; 2 suspects caught

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash.  — A Vancouver police officer was shot during a traffic stop Monday, and two suspects were arrested. The wounded officer was taken to a hospital and was in critical condition, The Columbian newspaper reported. His name has not been released. The officer had stopped a car that had been reported stolen, Lt. Scott Creager…


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February 19, 2014 at 10:50 AM

Lawyer wants $2.5M in legal fees from Clark County

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A lawyer wants a federal judge to order Clark County to pay $2.5 million in legal fees on top of the $9 million a jury awarded to a former Vancouver police officer who was wrongfully convicted of molestation. In a motion filed Tuesday in Tacoma, attorney Kathleen Zellner requested hourly rates…


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January 20, 2014 at 8:05 AM

Hit-and-run collision kills 2, injures 1 in Vancouver

Update at 10:35 a.m.: VANCOUVER, Wash.  — A second person struck by a hit-and-run driver in Vancouver, Wash. has died. Police say 45-year-old Raisa Mosh of Vancouver died at the scene Sunday night and the 28-year-old Vancouver woman who was critically injured, Irina Gardinant, did not survive her injuries. Her 12-year-old relative who was walking with them…


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