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February 9, 2015 at 8:11 AM

WSP: Man faces drug, eluding charges after Clark County car chase

By Stevie Mathieu / The Columbian  (TNS) A Vancouver man was arrested on suspicion of methamphetamine possession and eluding police after he apparently took a car from a gas station in Kalama on Sunday afternoon and led officers on a chase through northern Clark County, according to the Washington State Patrol. The ordeal began at about 3:30…

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January 28, 2015 at 1:15 PM

Vancouver, Wash. high school teacher accused of child rape

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A Vancouver high school drama teacher accused of raping a 15-year-old boy made her first appearance Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court. The judge set bail for 35-year-old Stephanie McCrea at $40,000. The Columbian reports she’s facing charges of child rape, sexual misconduct with a minor and tampering with a witness when…

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January 26, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Teen killed on BNSF railroad tracks near Vancouver

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police say the person struck and killed by a train early Monday about 10 miles east of Vancouver was a 17-year-old boy. Officials have not released the name of the Vancouver teen. Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says it happened at 2:43 a.m. Monday on the main Columbia River Gorge…

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November 4, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Prosecutors: Man accused of hitting trick-or-treaters in Vancouver was high

By Paris Achen / The Columbian A man accused of striking and killing a 7-year-old girl who was trick-or-treating Halloween night was under the influence of marijuana at the time, prosecutors say. Attired in a suicide smock and hanging his head, Duane C. Abbott appeared in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of vehicular homicide and three…

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October 31, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Sheriff: Vancouver shooting suspect found dead

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says a shooting suspect in Vancouver has been found dead. The Columbian newspaper reports that 59-year-old John Kendall was found dead Friday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot, near an intersection in Blandford Canyon. In a phone interview, Sgt. Fred Nieman declined to confirm whether Kendall’s gunshot was self-inflicted. He…

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October 15, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Vancouver, Wash., man accused of setting mother’s house on fire

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A Vancouver man accused of setting his mother’s house on fire when she refused to buy him cigarettes has been ordered held on $75,000 bail. The Columbian reports the fire burned a 4-by-4-foot section of carpet and a towel inside a bedroom. Richard K. Cameron appeared Wednesday in Clark County Superior Court…

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October 15, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Amber Alert for Vancouver, Wash., boy canceled

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — An Amber Alert for a 9-year-old Vancouver boy has been canceled. Clark County dispatchers say he was found safe at 4:18 a.m. Wednesday in Hood River, Ore. Amberalert.com tweeted the boy was camping with his father. Vancouver police had said they were concerned for the safety of Andrey Voronenko after he was…

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October 14, 2014 at 9:55 PM

Amber Alert issued for missing Vancouver, Wash., 9-year-old

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 9-year-old Vancouver, Wash., boy who officials believe was taken by his father. Andrey Voronenko was picked up by his father, Alexey Voronenko, 38, at his elementary school in Vancouver Tuesday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol. His father was previously incarcerated for domestic violence in Texas, and the…

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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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October 6, 2014 at 12:35 PM

7-year-old playground-accident victim identified

The Columbian The 7-year-old girl who died Friday two days after she reportedly sustained a head injury on the Fisher’s Landing Elementary school playground has been identified. Stormy Solis died of a closed head injury, according to the Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s Office. A family member of Stormy told KATU-TV that the girl walked home from school and…

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