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Washington couple arrested in starvation death of child

Jun. 05, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The adoptive parents of a 15-year-old Vancouver, Washington boy who died from starvation in November were arrested Friday in Stockton, California. Felicia Adams-Franks, 52, and Jesse Costillo Franks, 56, will be extradited to Clark County to...

Canadian minister says pope needs to apologize to Indigenous

Jun. 02, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Indigenous services minister said Wednesday that Pope Francis needs to issue a formal apology for the role the Catholic Church played in Canada’s residential school system, days after the remains of 215 children were located at what was once the country's largest...

Man fatally shot outside Vancouver home

May. 31, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man was found dead near a Vancouver home Monday morning after reports of gunshots in the Uptown Village neighborhood, according to the Vancouver Police Department. Police responded to a report of gunshots about 5:25 a.m., according to a news...

Przybylko, Blake help Union cruise to 3-0 win over Timbers

May. 30, 2021 22:26 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko had a goal and an assist and Andre Blake made four saves to help the Philadelphia Union beat the Portland Timbers 3-0 on Sunday night. Blake has three consecutive shutouts and four in his last five games. Philadelphia (4-2-2) has...

Janmark has hat trick to lead Vegas to Game 7 win over Wild

May. 29, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mattias Janmark had scored just one goal since being acquired by Vegas at the trade deadline from Chicago. He tripled that Friday night with his first career hat trick in what might have been the most important home playoff game in the Golden Knights'...

Vancouver to create camp for unsheltered for first time

May. 26, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The city of Vancouver, Washington is preparing to set up campsites for unsheltered people in what would be the the first such effort in the city. A plan unveiled this week would create at least one organized camp somewhere in the city limits by...

Man accused of fatally stabbing stepfather near Vancouver

May. 24, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy has been arrested and accused of fatally stabbing his stepfather north of Vancouver in the Amboy area. The teen was arrested early Monday and booked into the Clark County juvenile detention center on suspicion of second-degree...

Benton prevails in lawsuit against county over firing

May. 21, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Don Benton, the former director of the now-dissolved county Department of Environmental Services, was awarded nearly $68,000 Thursday in his lawsuit against Clark County. Two of his former employees, Christopher Clifford, a program coordinator,...

Call center in Vancouver shuttered due to COVID-19 outbreak

May. 15, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Public health authorities say a broadband call center in Vancouver, Washington has been temporarily closed because of a COVID-19 outbreak that has resulted in 29 confirmed and two possible cases. Public Health spokeswoman Marissa Armstrong said...

Vancouver principal resigns amid racist language accusations

May. 14, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A high school principal in Vancouver accused of favoritism and allowing racist language has resigned but will become a principal on special assignment within the same district. Matt Johnson said this week in a statement that his resignation comes...