Stories tagged: ice
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 10:50 A.M.
Dozens arrested in immigration raid during Detroit cockfight
About 50 men could be deported after they were caught during an immigration raid on a suspected cockfighting and illegal gambling operation in Detroit.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 7:41 P.M.
Icy roads causing multiple crashes in Spokane County
Local law enforcement agencies are dealing with multiple crashes due to icy roads in the Spokane area and some roads are being shut down. The problem areas seem to be …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 3:34 P.M.
Hotline set up to report harassment in Seattle
The Seattle Office for Civil Rights had set up a new hotline to report harassment in the city.
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 9:51 A.M.
Activists: ICE officers arrest foreign workers in Oregon
Community activists and union leaders say federal immigration officers stopped two vans carrying workers headed to a forest to pick an ornamental shrub, detained 19 of them and then took …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 1:51 P.M.
Kathleen Parker: Spicer’s answers lack military precision
Sean Spicer would do well – and would be well served – if he’d treat all reporters with the same respect he wishes for himself.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 4:05 P.M.
Mexican migrant dies after deportation in possible border suicide
A Mexican man who had just been deported from the United States fell to his death Tuesday from a bridge near the Tijuana-San Diego border crossing. A Mexican official with …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 9:32 A.M.
Principals to bar immigration agents from Chicago schools
Chicago Public Schools has instructed its principals not to let federal immigration agents inside district buildings without a criminal warrant.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 7:50 P.M.
Seattle mayor may sue Trump over immigration information
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to know exactly what President Donald Trump has planned for cities like Seattle that vow to resist federal immigration enforcement actions. Murray, in his annual …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 9:26 P.M.
U.S. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation
The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 7:44 P.M.
Six teenagers rescued after falling through ice into Central Park pond
Six teenagers have fallen through ice into an off-limits pond in New York’s Central Park but have been rescued.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 11:25 A.M.
State Patrol reviewing crash that led to immigration hold
Washington State Patrol is investigating to see if it followed its own policies after a minor crash on Interstate 5 could lead to a man’s deportation. Washington State Patrol does …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
10 snowmobilers have died on not-so-frozen lakes in mild Northeast
Not-so-frozen lakes have claimed 10 snowmobilers across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 6:06 P.M.
Fliers at WSU targeting ‘illegal aliens’ appear to be from white supremacist group
Fliers urging people to report “illegal aliens” to immigration authorities were found on the Washington State University campus Tuesday and appear to be the work of a white supremacist group.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 7:10 P.M.
Detained Mexican in Seattle pushed into immigration debate
Lawyers for 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina say he was asleep in a suburban Seattle house last week morning when immigration agents showed up to arrest his father, who authorities described …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 10:52 P.M.
U.S. arrests Mexican immigrant ‘dreamer’ in Seattle
A man who was brought to the U.S. illegally as a child but was protected from deportation by the Obama administration has been taken into custody in the Seattle area …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 9:51 P.M.
Ambulance catches fire after crash on I-90 in Spokane
An ambulance crashed and caught on fire early Thursday morning on Interstate 90 near U.S. Highway 2, prompting Washington State Patrol officials to close westbound I-90 for a few hours.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 5:32 A.M.
EWU and many school districts, including Spokane, closed Thursday as police warn of icy roads
Police are warning motorists of extremely icy road conditions, and many schools have closed as a result.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
Longtime Phoenix resident in U.S. illegally is detained in early display of Trump order’s reach
A Phoenix woman in the country illegally who was considered a low priority for deportation by the Obama administration has been taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 9:43 P.M.
Icy conditions prompt school, road closures; Spokane airport closes runway
Deteriorating conditions Tuesday evening have already prompted the closure of some roads and schools.
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 9:29 A.M.
Montana officials warn of ice jams, flooding
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is warning that heavy ice on waterways could break apart in some areas, possibly causing ice jams and flooding.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 10:30 P.M.
U.S. midsection grapples with pesky ice storm; more on way
Parts of the central U.S. grappled Saturday with a second day of road-glazing ice and braced for more of the treacherous, below-freezing wintry weather expected to close out the holiday …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 8:50 P.M.
Roof collapses at Oregon school gym; no injuries
A central Oregon district closed all its schools Thursday after a gymnasium roof collapsed at a Bend elementary. Nobody was in the gym when the roof fell at Highland Magnet …
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 3:26 P.M.
Without action on climate change, say goodbye to polar bears
As the Arctic warms faster than any other place on the planet and sea ice declines, there is only one sure way to save polar bears from extinction, the government …
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 4:11 P.M.
Oregon, Idaho residents brace for icy rain after snow
Residents in Idaho and Oregon braced for treacherous roads and the possibility of nuisance flooding Sunday as freezing rain coated parts of the region.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 11:11 A.M.
Semitruck crash kills one in Whitman County
State troopers are investigating a crash involving a semitruck that killed at least one person Tuesday morning in Whitman County.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 5:51 A.M.
Spokane streets to get full plow
Spokane street crews have embarked on a full plowing operation of all city streets. The National Weather Service is predicting gusty winds in Spokane on Tuesday, following the snowstorm overnight. …
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 8:23 A.M.
Temperatures overnight dipped to zero for first time since 2014
Temperatures are expected to plunge Friday as an arctic cold front moves into the Inland Northwest, bringing light winds and the occasional flurry of snow.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 7:03 P.M.
Hundreds of women, children released from Texas immigration detention centers
More than 400 women and children have been freed from two Texas immigration detention facilities after a federal judge found the sites unsuitable for holding children, sending families into a …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 8:29 P.M.
Greenland ice loss 40 trillion pounds bigger than thought
Greenland is losing about 40 trillion pounds more ice a year than scientists had thought, according to a new study that used GPS to help estimate how much is melting.
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
19 arrested in Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation
SEATTLE – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 19 foreign nationals in northern Washington were arrested during an operation targeting convicted criminals. ICE officials said in a news release the …