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- News stories about the mudslide that occurred on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Oso, Washington, north of Seattle.More >>News stories about the mudslide that occurred on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Oso, Washington, north of Seattle.More >>
- KHQ.COM - Every year, in ways both large and small, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) personnel respond to the needs of others impacted by disaster.More >>KHQ.COM - Every year, in ways both large and small, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) personnel respond to the needs of others impacted by disaster.
- THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - President Barack Obama is asking Americans to send their thoughts and prayers to Washington state as search operations continue following a devastating mudslide.More >>THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - President Barack Obama is asking Americans to send their thoughts and prayers to Washington state as search operations continue following a devastating mudslide.
- SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle hospital says a 22-week-old baby boy injured in a deadly Washington state mudslide is improving although he is still listed in critical condition.More >>SEATTLE (AP) - A Seattle hospital says a 22-week-old baby boy injured in a deadly Washington state mudslide is improving although he is still listed in critical condition.
- DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington authorities say the official death toll from a devastating mudslide remains at 16, with eight additional bodies located but not recovered.More >>DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) - Washington authorities say the official death toll from a devastating mudslide remains at 16, with eight additional bodies located but not recovered. Snohomish County Emergency Management Director John Pennington says Wednesday that the number of people missing or unaccounted for dropped Wednesday from 176 to 90.More >>
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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Firefighters and volunteers took time on Saturday Morning to make sure homes were properly equipped with smoke alarms. They tested existing alarms and installing new ones as needed "It's a unique opportunity for us to try an make a difference," said Rick Freier with the Spokane Valley Fire Department.More >>
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch. Romney already has collected enough signatures to advance to a GOP primary. But if he had won the vote of party delegates Saturday, he would have bypassed a primary altogether.More >>
WICKLIFFE, Ohio (AP) - Police say a 2-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her mother at a hotel outside of Cleveland. Wickliffe police in a statement say emergency crews were called to an Econo Lodge around 11 p.m. Friday. A police officer and paramedics tried to resuscitate the girl, who was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.More >>
TOKYO (AP) - The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117. An official in the town of Kikai says Nabi Tajima died in a hospital on Saturday shortly before 8 p.m. She had been hospitalized since January. Tajima was born on Aug. 4, 1900, and reportedly had more than 160 descendants, including great-great-great grandchildren.More >>
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - An 80-year-old man in southeastern Washington has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for raping a child. The Tri-City Herald reports William Nicol was sentenced Thursday in Benton County Superior Court. A jury found in 2016 that Nicol violated his position of trust to rape a boy over several years.More >>
YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) - A statue honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire has been unveiled near the site where they died. The statue was dedicated Saturday at a state memorial park established where all but one member of the team died near Yarnell on June 30, 2013.More >>
A British family was happy to learn their family dog Maisy is in good health. Maisy's owners were frightened she might have cancer after the 8-year-old St. Bernard had a CT scan that showed an unusually full stomach and a mass on her spleen. But it turned out Maisy had eaten four teddy bears instead.More >>
EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A baby raccoon halted Northern California traffic after he crawled inside the engine compartment of an SUV stopped at a traffic signal. The East Bay Times reports that police Lt. Fred Dauer thought he had come across a traffic accident in Emeryville on Friday when he saw cars parked and people standing around using their cellphones.More >>
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery. Officials at Great Hearts Monte Vista in San Antonio say the teacher who distributed the worksheet has been placed on leave and the school would be reviewing the history textbook associated with the lesson.More >>
Verne Troyer, the actor best-known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series of comedy films has died. He was 49 years old. Representatives issued a statement on the actor's Facebook page Saturday saying in part, "Verne was an extremely caring individual. He wanted to make everyone smile, be happy, and laugh. Anybody in need, he would help to any extent possible."More >>