Tornado touches down in southern Washington state

A tornado touched down in Battle Ground, Washington, on September 27 amid stormy weather in the region. The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed the tornado, describing it as “weak”. (Credit: Tyler Mode via Storyful)

Community honors slain Washington detective

Hundreds of law enforcement and first responder vehicles lined up at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington on Tuesday for a procession to honor Clark County Sheriff’s Detective Jeremy Brown, who was shot to death while doing surveillance work.

Washington man pleads guilty to wire fraud

A Vancouver, Washington man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to wire fraud after embezzling more than $400,000 from his San Diego, Calif.-based employer, according to federal prosecutors.