Stories tagged: survivors
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Florida school shooting survivors are not ‘crisis actors’
Two students who survived the Florida school shooting and spoke publicly about it are not “crisis actors,” despite the claims of several conspiracy-oriented sites and an aide to a Florida …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws
A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes …
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump
Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal
Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel recounted on Monday the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
Pearl Harbor survivors remember those killed 76 years ago
Survivors gathered Thursday at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago, paying homage to the …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Widow of Maryland workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker
The widow of a man killed in a workplace shooting in Maryland said Thursday that her husband was so concerned about the gunman’s explosive temper that he brought it up …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Families of missing in Mexico quake still hold out hope
Hope mixed with fear Friday on a 60-foot stretch of a bike lane in downtown Mexico City, where families huddled under tarps and donated blankets, awaiting word of their loved …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Irma’s fury in the Keys: So loud ‘it hurt your eardrums’
Huge waves crashed down on this tropical paradise, pounding the white sands of Summerland Key with brute fury. Then came bomb-blast winds as Hurricane Irma slammed ashore.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 5:30 a.m.
A collection of memories from that infamous day
Over the years The Spokesman-Review has interviewed many Inland Northwest who had survived the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Most of them are gone now, but their words live on.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Two from missing plane found alive in ocean
The Coast Guard has rescued two people from the ocean off Hawaii nearly a day after their plane disappeared from radar.
Sun., Dec. 8, 2013
Pearl Harbor survivors mark anniversary in Spokane
Ray Garland knew only one thing on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941: He had a job to do. Garland watched for a moment as the bombs from Japanese forces …