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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 >>
- 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 >>
- 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.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose. His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner's office earlier in the day that the overdose was caused due to a variety of medications. They say Petty suffered from emphysema, a fractured hip and knee problems that caused him pain but he was ...More >>
HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the mistaken missile alert in Hawaii (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Not all cellphones in Hawaii received last weekend's false alarm missile alert. A Federal Communications Commission official told lawmakers at the Hawaii State Legislature on Friday that may have happened in part because cellphone carriers may choose not to participate in the nation's Wireless Emergency Alert system. FCC attorney and adviser James ...More >>
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas last October that left 58 people dead and hundreds injured on the Las Vegas strip (all times local): 3:35 p.m. An 81-page police report made public Friday offers a glimpse at Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's internet searches and a timeline of his activities ahead of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. It doesn't say what drove Paddock to kill 58 people and injure 851 at the Route ...More >>
GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Grant County deputies with the help of K-9 Grizzly on Thursday caught a 17-year-old Moses Lake boy wanted for kidnapping and robbery in connection to a December 19, 2017 robbery near Ephrata. Acting on tips from citizens, the teen boy arrested around 4:00 p.m. at a home in the 19000 block of South Frontage Road West southwest of George. After first refusing to come out, the youth was quickly found and subdued by K-9 Grizzly.More >>
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The teenage boy accused of starting a large wildfire in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge is scheduled to appear in court next month and enter a plea. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the hearing at the Hood River County Courthouse is set for Feb. 16. The early September blaze forced evacuations, caused an extended shutdown of an interstate highway and sent ash raining down on Portland. Many popular trails and landmarks remain closed. W...More >>
- Health officials are warning about a potentially tainted batch of shredded coconut after 25 people, including four in Washington, got sick. The Food and Drug Administration says the Evershing International Trading Company is recalling the 16-ounce packs for possible salmonella contamination. The product is sold in both Washington and Oregon. Anyone who purchased it is asked to throw it away or return it to the store of purchase for a full refund. More >>
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Montana now has drug incinerators in Butte, Great Falls and Billings. The Montana Standard reports that on Thursday federal, state and local law enforcement agencies gave a demo of a drug incinerator that will safely dispose of prescription and illegal drugs. Officials say the incinerators are efficient and environmentally safe. Montana Highway Patrol Capt. Gary Becker says heat from the incinerator is high enough to eliminate troubl...More >>
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - Thursday morning shortly before 5 am, Moses Lake Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Stratford Road for a report of a man walking in traffic. Officers arrived and contacted 51-year-old Cipriano Valdez, who was exhibiting signs of methamphetamine intoxication. This was one of several disturbance calls officers had responded to with Valdez during the previous 24 hours. Valdez is well-known to lawMore >>
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials at a southwestern junior high school say a fire that caused an evacuation during exam week is of suspicious origin. Boise School District spokesman Dan Hollar says the fire started at about 9:30 a.m. Friday when a paper towel dispenser caught fire in the girls' bathroom at Hillside Junior High School in Boise. Hollar tells KTVB-TV that students were evacuated to the cafeteria and gym areas. Hollar says the damage is minimal, and ...More >>
KHQ.COM - A FedEx delivery driver has been arrested in Spirit Lake for driving under the influence. Thursday evening just before 7pm, Spirit Lake officers were advised of a white van that had been reported driving erratically westbound on Highway 54 towards Spirit Lake. The reporting party indicated that the vehicle entered Spirit Lake and parked at the Idaho Transportation Department Depot where officers located a FedEx delivery van and were able to contact the driver.More >>