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Sex offender gets prison for preying on teen boy

Nov. 8, 2018 7:56 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A convicted Oregon sex abuser was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison after he was caught living in a sex offender halfway house with a teen who had been reported missing from Vancouver in February 2017. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 36-year-old Brendon Robert Louis Doyle was...

Man charged with murder of girlfriend's daughter, 5

Nov. 4, 2018 2:35 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man is charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter. Ryan Mason Burge is scheduled to appear in court Monday. It's not clear if he has an attorney. Vancouver police were called to an apartment complex Friday where the girl was...

Vancouver man shot by police in Portland identified

Nov. 1, 2018 6:47 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Vancouver man has been identified as the suspect police shot and wounded earlier this month after they say he fled a traffic stop. The Portland Police Bureau says 29-year-old Jason Leo Hansen remained in a Portland hospital Thursday and that he'll be booked into jail...

Police believe abducted Vancouver girl taken to Mexico

Oct. 29, 2018 8:22 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert issued in California after police say they believe the non-custodial mother of a 4-year-old Vancouver, Washington, girl took her into Mexico. KGW-TV reports that based on sightings authorities believe 21-year-old Esmeralda Lopez Lopez crossed...

Amber Alert issued for missing 4-year-old Vancouver girl

Oct. 28, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An Amber Alert has been issued in California for a 4-year-old Vancouver, Washington girl who police believe was abducted by her non-custodial mother. KATU-TV reports 4-year-old Aranza Ochoa Lopez has been in foster care since 2017, after being removed from her mother's home....

Hornqvist, Kessel each score twice, Penguins beat Flames 9-1

Oct. 26, 2018 1:21 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins scored a lot of goals in Alberta — 15 in two games, to be exact. Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel each scored twice and the Penguins pounded the Calgary Flames 9-1 on Thursday night. Sidney Crosby, Bryan Rust, Jack Johnson, Jake Guentzel and Matt...

Clark College to close because of planned protest

Oct. 19, 2018 11:46 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Clark College in Vancouver will close Monday in response to a planned campus demonstration by right-wing group Patriot Prayer. President Bob Knight in a letter encouraged students, staff and faculty to avoid the campus for the day if possible. He cited past violence associated with...

Man killed in I-5 crash

Oct. 15, 2018 3:20 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was killed after the pickup truck he was driving lost control on Interstate 5 in Vancouver, Washington, hit a barrier and then continued to roll over. Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn said the crash was reported at 9:50 p.m. Sunday. KOIN reports the truck...

More state patrol troopers file carbon monoxide claims

Oct. 13, 2018 8:35 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two more Washington State Patrol troopers plan to sue the state over carbon monoxide poisoning, bringing the total number of troopers intending to sue to seven. KOIN-TV reports Trooper Chad Prentice of Vancouver and Trooper Beth Joswick of Tacoma are the latest to file a $1 million...

Arrest made in 2016 death of man found in burning home

Oct. 9, 2018 7:02 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 39-year-old Vancouver man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the 2016 death of a man whose body was found inside his burning home. The Columbian reports Dustin Griffin was arrested late Monday. Firefighters called to the blaze on Nov. 22, 2016, found the...