A 2015 Blaine High School graduate has been found murdered in Wisconsin, according to news reports. Shannon Mani, 21, was last seen Friday at her Waukesha, Milwaukee home, where she was a student at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
The owner of Tails-a-Wagging, a Bellingham dog training and daycare business, discovered a vandal reportedly dumped "over 100 (pounds) of dog feces" on her car Sunday night. The Bellingham Police Department is investigating.
Two former Island County Jail guards were sentenced Tuesday in a Whatcom County court for their roles in a systemic failure by staff that resulted in the 2015 dehydration death of 25-year-old inmate Keaton Farris.
A 71-year-old man is accused of stealing nearly $1 million from his mother who has dementia. Rather than using the money for his mother's care, the man spent the money on plane tickets and mortgage debt, records state.
A man was masturbating outside an apartment building early Sunday in the Sehome neighborhood, the latest of more than two dozen similar incidents reported since last summer, Bellingham Police and Western Washington University officials said.
Ron Guier makes his first appearance in Whatcom County Superior Court on Friday, April 13, in Bellingham. Guier is accused of first-degree child rape, first-degree child molestation, first-degree incest, second-degree rape and witness tampering.
A Bellingham preschool teacher has been arrested on suspicion of multiple child sex offenses, including rape, molestation and incest. Ronald Lynn Guier, 40, is listed as a paraeducator and preschool teacher at Roosevelt Elementary.
A man wanted in connection with a homicide on Shaw Island was arrested in Skagit County after a brief standoff with law enforcement officials. Eric Arthur Kulp had self-inflicted knife wounds, police said.
New sketches released Wednesday by Snohomish and Skagit County sheriff's departments show a suspect from a 1987 double-murder of a young Vancouver Island couple. The sketches, which police hope will help identify a suspect., show the man in his 20s, 40s and 60s.
A former SpookShop employee was arrested by the Whatcom County Sheriff's department for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in masks and costumes and selling them online, leaving the Bellingham store "struggling to stay in business."
An incident north of Bellingham left a Whatcom County Sheriff's deputy with blurred vision and abrasions to his face and the cornea of his eye after the suspect "gouged his thumb into (the) deputy's eye at least four different instances."
A Ferndale who critically injured his infant son in December 2016 was sentenced to eight years in prison. The child had to undergo surgery to remove fluid from his brain due to injuries sustained during the incident.
A La Conner man was arrested when a Bellingham Police officer noticed that the license plates on his car matched a stolen car report. Not only had the car been reported stolen — but the license plate itself had been taken from a different car.
A Lynden-area man missing since early March was found dead over the weekend in a field near the U.S.-Canada border, but it does not appear that foul play was involved and Robert Cross may have died from natural causes..
Bellingham Police are investigating an indecent exposure Thursday evening at Lake Padden Park, and it was at least the fourth similar incident reported since March 10 at the Bellingham park. A man has been arrested in previous incidents.