John Raymond Vaughn will spend the next 2 1/2 years in prison for his role in the stabbing and shooting that took place at the Ferndale Motel 6 in March. The other suspect, Jason Matthew Riemland, is awaiting trial.
Bellingham, WA, Police early Saturday morning, Aug. 11, 2018, arrested the man they suspect in a pair of assaults involving a knife over the past three weeks, including one Thursday morning near Glass Beach.
DNA evidence linking Timothy Forrest Bass, the Everson man accused in the 1989 murder of Amanda “Mandy” Stavik, has been challenged by defense attorneys who want it thrown of the Whatcom County, WA, trial.
A DNR helicopter assisted Whatcom and Skagit firefighting crews battling a wildfire near Bow, WA, Thursday, Aug. 9, dropping water. The fire played a role in a five-car, fatal accident on northbound I5.
A 69-year-old Ferndale man was arrested Monday after reportedly admitting to Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputies that he got into bed with a 15-year-old boy that he is familiar with and touched him while he was sleeping.
A man accused of stabbing his mother to death in their Fairhaven home was found not guilty by reason of insanity Monday in Whatcom County Superior Court. Sheaen Smith will likely spend his life at Western State Hospital.
Virginia on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to put on hold a lower court’s decision that requires new sentences for Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, who spend time in Bellingham, WA, before the D.C. shootings.
Neighbors may have heard the moment Matthew Gregory allegedly took his mother’s life in their Bellingham home before leaving her body in Lake Samish, court records show. He is charged with second-degree murder.
Michael “Andy” Brewster, who was hurt in a crash where two classmates died, is suing the driver and the Ferndale School District for damages. Driver William Klein was acquitted in 2016 of vehicular homicide.