The Washington State Crime Lab reports that by the end of this year, scientists should be able to completely clear out the massive backlog of rape kits that have been sitting on evidence shelves, some for decades.
The crime lab has been using a two-pronged approach to get this done, including outsourcing older kits to out-of-state labs for testing. However, it's the addition of three new machines that has drastically sped up the testing process for new kits coming in.
The family of a mother and 7-year-old daughter killed in Washington state want to know why the woman’s ex-boyfriend was granted bail on a serious domestic violence charge while facing a murder trial in Arkansas.
Clark County deputies are investigating two bodies found in Washougal on Wednesday, which they believe may be a mother and 8-year-old daughter reported missing in Vancouver earlier this month.
The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is asking for the public's help in finding a mother and daughter who were last seen on March 12.
An eight-year-old Vancouver, Washington girl missing since Oct. 2018 has finally been brought back home, the FBI announced Wednesday.
The FBI Seattle office announced that a young boy who had been missing since June 2022 was found safe on Friday.
A former Vancouver, Wash. resident was sentenced to 21 years in prison for sexually abusing an infant in his care and producing images of that abuse.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a former teacher in Vancouver, Washington, concluding that his wearing a hat supporting former President Donald Trump to school was protected speech under the First Amendment.
Republican Joe Kent has officially conceded the race to represent Washington state’s 3rd Congressional District after his defeat in November by Rep.-elect Marie Gluesenkamp Perez.
Republican Joe Kent’s campaign said Friday it intends to request a machine ballot recount of the counties within southwest Washington state’s 3rd Congressional District.
A simple black necktie may be the smoking gun tosolving a mystery that has fascinated the country for 50 years: who is D.B. Cooper and what happened to him?
A school custodian in Vancouver, Washington, was arrested after investigators reported finding 137 videos he had allegedly secretly filmed in restrooms over nearly a decade.
The city council in Vancouver, Washington, has approved a permanent ban on new fossil fuel developments after years of temporary moratoriums.
The City Council in Vancouver, Washington, has approved a $725,000 settlement in the police shooting of a man who was experiencing a mental health crisis in April 2020.
A former manager at an Arby’s restaurant in Washington has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after admitting he possessed child pornography and urinated into a milkshake mix that might have been served to dozens of people.
A man arrested after a burglary at a business in Vancouver, Washington, is also a suspect in a fire set Monday outside the home of the city’s mayor, police said.
Clark County deputies arrested a man accused of attacking a woman and dragging her from her apartment while “professing his love for her.”
An AMBER Alert has been canceled for a 15-year-old girl abducted out of Vancouver. WSP announced at 7:20 p.m. that she was found safe.
On behalf of the Vancouver Police Department, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) has issued a silver alert for a missing at-risk woman.