Reward in Vancouver Woman’s Murder

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 27, 2015
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VANCOUVER, Wash. — Nearly three months since a woman was murdered in her retirement community, her killer is still on the loose.

Police were called to the Columbia House on West 24th and Main Street on Saturday, May 9th after a caregiver found the body of 66-year-old Sharon Allison.

An autopsy determined that she was beaten to death with severe trauma to …

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True Crime Author Ann Rule Passes at 83

Posted by Associated Press on July 27, 2015
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SEATTLE — True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83.

Rule died at Highline Medical Center at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, said Scott Thompson, a spokesman for CHI Franciscan Health. Rule’s daughter, Leslie Rule, said on Facebook that her mother had many health issues, …

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Naked Man With Knife Arrested After Two-Hour Standoff

Posted by Steve Herman on July 27, 2015
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VANCOUVER, Wash. — Authorities were called to a home on Northeast 36th Circle near the Royal Oaks Country Club after reports came in of a naked man with a knife in the middle of the street.

When officers arrived, Andrew Helmsworth fled into a home, barricading himself inside.

Police say they are not sure what sparked the incident.

Eventually, Helmsworth surrendered peacefully and nobody was …

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Alleged Kidnapper Caught

Posted by mworkhoven on July 26, 2015
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Vancouver, WA – Police have arrested a man who they say tried to kidnap a young girl in Vancouver.

45 year old Steven Hayes allegedly picked the girl up, and tried to walk out of a Wal-Mart store with her on Northeast 104th Saturday afternoon.  Vancouver Police say, other people in the store stopped him, and he ran off. The girl’s …

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Boat Crash Causes Woman to Get Slashed by Propeller

Posted by mworkhoven on July 26, 2015
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Portland, OR – A boat crash in the Willamette RIver causes a passenger in the boat to fall overboard and into the propeller.

The Multnomah County River Patrol took a rescue boat to a 24-foot pontoon boat near the Fremont Bridge, where they found a woman suffering a traumatic injury to her right leg. She was transported to shore, and from …

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