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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017

Car hits 7, including 5 children, on Pennsylvania street

Police said a car traveling in the wrong lane on Friday plowed into seven people, five of them children, on a street in a residential development in northeastern Pennsylvania.


State patrol studies policy after body not found for 3 days

The Washington State Patrol is re-evaluating procedures after a trooper responded to what seemed to be an abandoned motorcycle crash but turned out to be a fatal crash scene.


Bicyclist dies in collision with van Friday evening

A man riding a bicycle died Friday evening after colliding with a car at the intersection of 12th Avenue and Freya Street.


Third Boy Scout dies after sailboat strikes power line on lake

A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas.


Former soldier sues Tacoma police officer who ran him over

A former soldier who was run over by a police officer’s vehicle while lying in the street after a night of drinking is suing the Tacoma Police Department and the …


Conviction tossed for woman who ran over girls in leaf pile

The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed the conviction of a motorist who drove an SUV into a pile of leaves that concealed two girls, killing them.


UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017

Driver arrested in hit and run case that severed motorcyclist’s leg

Police have arrested the hit-and-run driver involved in a crash last Sunday that severed a motorcyclist’s leg.


UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017

Trooper hospitalized after being hit during traffic stop

Two people, including a Washington State trooper, were taken to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 5.


Fast train hits Polish truck; 19 hospitalized, 7 seriously

A fast train hit a flat-bed truck at an unguarded railway crossing Friday in southwestern Poland, sending 19 people to the hospital, including seven with life-threatening injuries, officials said.


East Idaho man dies in farm equipment accident

A Rexburg father has died after he became entangled in the rotor of farm equipment.


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: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017

Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter leaves hospital after ATV accident

The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears is back at her home in Kentwood, Louisiana after a vehicle accident last week.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017

Man falls, dies at 49 Degrees North ski area

A man died after falling into a tree well at the 49 Degrees North ski area near Chewelah on Monday, according to the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017

Wallenda says ‘Never Give Up’ after 5 tightrope walkers hurt

During a news conference in Sarasota, Florida, on Thursday morning, Nik Wallenda said the performs suffered broken bones, scrapes and bruises in Wednesday’s fall, but all are expected to fully …


One person dead after car swerves off I-5 ramp into pond

One person was killed when a vehicle swerved off an Interstate 5 exit ramp and into an icy retention pond in Federal Way.


Woman dies when SUV crashes into home as she watched TV

Authorities in Florida say a 66-year-old woman died when a stolen SUV crashed into her Jacksonville home while she was watching television.


Oregon woman dies after zip line failure

Authorities say a woman died while riding on a zip line that stretches across a river in northwestern Oregon.


Three hurt in DUI car crash Sunday south of Spokane Valley

Three people were injured early Sunday morning when a speeding car crashed about four miles south of Spokane Valley. The Washington State Patrol suspects the 37-year-old driver of a blue …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017

Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter, 8, injured in ATV accident

The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears was injured when an all-terrain vehicle she was driving fell into a pond in Louisiana on Sunday, according to authorities …


Teenage girl dies after being thrown off ride at Chinese amusement park

A 13-year-old girl has died after being flung out of a fast-turning ride at an amusement park in southwest China.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 4, 2017

LA-area mountain ice disaster leaves one dead, four injured

Authorities say one person is dead and four people have been injured after falling down an ice chute in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017

Pedestrian hit by car early Friday morning near Maxwell and North Ash

A female pedestrian was hit on the corner of Maxwell Avenue and North Ash Street early Friday morning.


46 ‘severely injured’ people remain at Nigeria accidental bombing scene

At least 46 severely injured people remain in a refugee camp that Nigeria’s military says it mistakenly bombed, the International Committee for the Red Cross said Wednesday, raising the possibility …


School bus with 23 students on board overturns in Virginia

Police in Virginia say a school bus with 23 students on board overturned in Dinwiddie County.


Woman killed in head-on crash with ambulance on Interstate 5

The Washington State Patrol says a woman driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Seattle was killed in a head-on crash with an ambulance.


Man identified in fatal industrial accident

The Medical Examiner’s office identified the man killed in Thursday’s industrial accident as Beau Brown, 28.


Reports: One dead in work accident outside Spokane Produce

An industrial accident drew heavy police presence to the Spokane Produce facility at 1905 S. Geiger Blvd. early Thursday morning.


Women who died after fall from bridge on I-5 identified

Authorities have identified two women who died after falling from a bridge on Interstate 5 following a single-vehicle crash.


3 dead, others injured in multi-car crash near Warm Springs

Three people have died in a multivehicle crash on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.


Whitefish school bus overturns on icy road

There were no serious injuries when a Whitefish School District bus slid off an icy road and overturned on its side in northwest Montana.