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Alleged scam artist was ‘very, very convincing,’ police say

She’s accused of bilking people from Lynnwood, Bothell & beyond out of tens of thousands of dollars.


Former Bothell resident Alan Smith’s conviction upheld following appeal

A former Boeing engineer convicted of murdering his estranged wife wasn’t able to convince the state Court of Appeals that his confession to a former… Continue reading


Bothell man who assaulted his baby faces 10 years in prison

She brought joy to their lives like only a grandchild can.


Family of nurse killed during Bothell police pursuit settles for $3 million

The family of an Everett nurse killed by a fugitive trying to outrun Bothell police officers has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $3 million.

Warrant issued for alleged baby abuser who didn’t show up for arraignment

A judge Friday signed a $500,000 arrest warrant for a man accused of abusing his infant daughter and leaving her with brain damage.

Judge to announce verdict in Bothell murder trial Wednesday

A Snohomish County judge plans Wednesday to announce her verdict in the trial of a Bothell man accused of beating, stabbing and drowning his estranged wife.

Defense attorney says Bothell resident Alan Smith at home with kids when wife murdered

Alan Smith was home asleep on the living room floor between his two young children when his estranged wife was bludgeoned, stabbed and drowned in her bathtub two miles away, a Snohomish County judge was told Thursday.

Bothell man faces federal gun, drug charges

A Bothell man allegedly caught in Everett with a car full of drugs and a storage locker packed with guns, including an anti-tank weapon, has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

Jury deliberates whether fatal car crash was murder

A jury began deliberating Wednesday in the murder trial of a man accused of causing a deadly crash while trying to outrun Bothell police officers in downtown Everett.

Prosecutors try to prove crash that killed nurse was murder

Rachael Kamin was unconscious and bleeding from the head when police officers pulled her from the wreckage of her Honda CRV, then lying toppled over on a downtown Everett sidewalk.

Trial delayed for Bothell man accused of killing wife

The trial for a Bothell man accused of killing his estranged wife won’t happen until next year. Alan Smith’s defense attorneys earlier this week told a Snohomish County Superior Court judge that they need more time to complete their investigation.

Two guards cleared in Bothell shooting

Two security guards won't face criminal charges for a shooting outside a federal building in Bothell last year.

Bothell woman sentenced to 12 years for killing her mother

Months before she was found dead in her home, Lila Donaldson asked a judge to lift the protection order Bothell police obtained earlier to keep the elderly woman's unstable daughter out of the home.

Bothell man pleads guilty in assault of roommate

A King County juvenile corrections officer and Bothell resident is expected to be on probation for two years after pleading guilty to assaulting his roommate last year.

Everett man charged with murder after trying to outrun Bothell police

A convicted felon who was trying to outrun cops when he plowed into an Everett nurse is now charged with her murder.