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Pair Recovering After Hitting Train

A Rathdrum woman and teenager remained in the hospital Thursday after their car ran into a train, according to Idaho State Police. Gerri Bohn, 36, was driving west on Boekel …


Four Hurt In Car-Van Crash

Seconds after Spokane police halted a high-speed chase Tuesday evening, the car they were pursuing collided with a van. Four people were hospitalized, but none of the injuries appeared life-threatening.


Pedestrian Hit, Killed In Valley

A pedestrian died after he was struck by a car Monday night on Pines Road in the Spokane Valley. Arthur G. Hepton, 85, of Spokane, died at Deaconess Medical Center …


Deer’s Leap Into Side Of Car Shakes Teen Impact Shatters Rolled-Up Window - And It’s Not First Deer To Hit Her Car

Deer seem to have a fatal attraction to Natalie Oswald’s car. The 16-year-old Hayden girl has only been driving for a year, and already two deer have run into her …


Sports People

In international competition at Salgotarjan, Hungary, Daniela Bartova of the Czech Republic broke her women’s pole vault record, leaping 13 feet, 10 inches, besting her previous mark of 13-9-3/4. . …


Dozens Die In Ganges When Ferry Hits Bridge

A ferry loaded with 150 people hit a bridge Monday and sank in the Ganges River in northern India. At least 40 people reportedly drowned. Residents of Bararighat, 850 miles …


One Killed In King County Plane Crash

One person was killed Sunday morning when a single-engine Cessna plane crashed on a hill near Black Diamond in South King County, the Federal Aviation Administration said. No information was …


German Astronaut Killed In Crash

Reinhard Furrer, a German astronaut who took part in the last successful mission of the space shuttle Challenger, has died in a plane crash. He was 54. Furrer and the …


Rescuers Still Looking For Missing Airplane

Pilots contended with deteriorating weather and smoke from forest fires while looking Wednesday for a plane believed down in the North Cascades. Some 25 aircraft found no new leads in …


Small-Plane Pilot Killed In Crash

One person was killed after his single-engine airplane crashed near Ahtanum Creek west of Yakima, authorities said. Witnesses said the Beechcraft plane buzzed the area several times Saturday night before …


Climbing Accident Betrays Four Friends Two Die In Mount Rainier Fall, Severing Friendship Of Adventure

It began as the perfect way to end a summer full of outdoor adventure. Karl Ahrens, Scott Porter, Brian Nelson and Jeff Lippens were friends who enjoyed what the Northwest …


Recovery Likely For Rockies Fan, 6

Six-year-old Cameron Wilson, hospitalized after being struck by a foul ball at a Colorado Rockies game, awoke Saturday and his first words were, “Hi, dad, I need a hug.” Friday, …


Pasco Teen Dies In Hiking Fall

An 18-year-old Pasco man hiking northeast of the pass fell over a cliff and was killed Friday afternoon after he left the trail looking for a shortcut, police said. David …


Arrow Fells Landscaper

A landscaper trimming bushes at a senior citizens home in the suburbs Thursday was shot in the shoulder by an arrow. Gregory Hugh Culbertson, 33, of Portland was in fair …


Frisbee Recovery Ends In Back Surgery

A University of Idaho freshman, the son of the school’s finance vice president, broke his back in a fall from a campus building. Brian Wallace, 21, fell from a point …


Injured Climber Remains In Coma

Doctors are keeping track of the swelling in Brian Nelson’s brain, but friends and family says it’s his will power that will pull him through. “He’s really strong and he’s …


Bus Plunge Into Ravine Kills 25, Injures 30

A passenger bus plunged into a ravine in the southeastern state of Veracruz, killing at least 25 people and injuring 30, news reports said Monday. The bus went off a …


Officials Blame Latest Rainier Deaths On Hazardous Glacier Conditions

Treacherous late summer climbing conditions, when the snow melts and leaves nothing but glacier ice, may have caused the deaths of two more climbers on Mount Rainier over the weekend. …


2 Climbers Die On Mount Rainier

Two climbers were killed and a third was seriously injured Sunday when they fell 2,400 feet in icy conditions on Mount Rainier. It was the second fatal accident on the …


Amtrak Train Kills Man Sitting On Tracks

An Amtrak train struck and killed a man who apparently saw the train coming but didn’t move from the tracks, police said. The man was sitting between the rails of …


Truck, Senior Center Van Collide, Killing Two

Motorists bolted from their cars Tuesday to help free two elderly people trapped in a van that had been crushed by a tractor-trailer truck. Both victims died later at a …


2 Die Trying To Rescue Climber

Two rescuers were killed as they tried to reach an injured climber on Mount Rainier early Sunday morning. The injured man was saved by a second crew. It’s the first …


Runaway Elevator Hits The Ceiling

An out-of-control elevator in the Empire State Building passed the 80th floor Saturday and slammed into the ceiling of the elevator shaft, injuring four tourists, police said. The passengers were …


Searchers Seek Bodies Of 65 Killed In Salvadoran Crash

Searchers climbed the slopes of a volcano Thursday to recover the bodies of 65 people, including at least five Americans, who were killed in El Salvador’s deadliest air disaster. Aviateca …


2 Killed In Plane Crash

A pilot and his passenger died after their plane crashed in mountain foothills on the east side of the Olympic Peninsula, authorities said Sunday. The crash was located Sunday evening …


Boy Dies After Fall Through Hotel Window

A 13-year-old who was running backward while playing in a hotel hallway crashed through a window Friday night and fell seven stories to his death, authorities said. Paris J. Taylor …


Pilot Escapes As Plane Hits Deer

A pilot escaped injury Tuesday night when his plane struck a deer on the Mead Airport runway. Larry Haugen was practicing touch-and-go maneuvers at the airport when he hit the …


Wreckage Of B-24 Found In Amazon

A salvage team has recovered the remains of 10 American aviators from the wreckage of a B-24 bomber that crashed in the Amazon jungle 51 years ago. The military investigators …


3 Workers Trapped In Wet Concrete

Three construction workers were trapped up to their waists in hardening concrete for an hour Tuesday after a section of new floor collapsed and dropped with the men onto a …


Trolley Car Collision Injures 32 In Boston

A crushing rear-end collision between two trolley cars Monday injured 32 people, plunging a subway station into subterranean chaos and launching a massive rescue operation. The crash occurred around 9:40 …