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Arizona man hospitalized after driving into Lake Coeur d’Alene

Douglas Williams, 26, of Scottsdale, Arizona, swam to a dock after his Chevy sedan entered Lake Coeur d’Alene in a traffic incident late Thursday, the Idaho State Police said.

Spokane Valley boy injured in rollover crash near Ritzville

A five-year-old boy and 33-year-old man were injured in a single-vehicle rollover collision just after 7 p.m. Tuesday near Ritzville, the Washington State Patrol said.

Obama: Plane shot down by missile, 1 American dead

WASHINGTON — The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia, …

World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — World leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines …

UPDATED: Thu., July 17, 2014

Official: Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine

A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country, and Malaysian Airlines tweeted that it lost …

Investigation: Geese caused Air Force helicopter crash

Geese flew through the windshield of a U.S. Air Force helicopter during a training mission off the coast of England in January, causing a crash that killed four airmen, including …

Birds blamed for helicopter crash that killed Priest River airman

Military investigators say geese collided with a U.S. Air Force helicopter that crashed during a training mission off the coast of England in January, killing four airmen. Among the dead …

Idaho man dies in Priest Lake motorcycle crash

Steven R. Pitts of Oldtown, Idaho, died in a motorcycle collision Monday afternoon, the Idaho State Police said.

UPDATED: Tue., March 18, 2014

KOMO News helicopter crashes in Seattle; 2 dead

A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday near Seattle’s Space Needle, killing two people on board, badly injuring a man in a car and sending …

2013 training jet crash result of pilot error, Navy report says

Pilot error caused a training jet with three aboard to crash and explode in a farm field near Harrington, Wash., a year ago, the U.S. Navy said. A detailed review …

Navy: pilot error caused jet crash near Harrington last year

U.S. Navy officials on Tuesday said pilot error caused a training jet to crash into a farm field a year ago several miles west of Harrington.

UPDATED: Sat., March 8, 2014

Oil slicks spotted where Malaysia Airlines jet presumably crashed

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Vietnamese air force planes spotted two large oil slicks Saturday in the region where a Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared, the first sign that the Boeing 777 …

WSP identifies Montana woman who died in 10-vehicle crash near Ritzville

The Washington State Patrol identified the woman killed in Friday’s 10-vehicle collision east of Ritzville as 52-year-old Jean B. Amidon.

Aircraft crash in Afghanistan kills 6 NATO troops

NATO says six service members have died in an aircraft crash in southern Afghanistan, in an area where there was no fighting reported at the time.

Wrong-way driver hits WSP trooper on U.S. 195

A wrong-way driver collided with a Washington State Patrol cruiser on U.S. 195 on Wednesday afternoon.

Crash involving two semis kills one driver in Pend Oreille County

An accident in Pend Oreille County involving two semitrucks killed one driver Friday evening.

Drunken driver arrested after crashing into Coeur d’Alene home

Three people, including a 10-year-old girl, suffered serious injuries after a drunk driver crashed into their Coeur d’Alene home Thursday night.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2013

Car crashes into North Spokane church auditorium

Spokane police responded early Tuesday morning to a car that crashed through a North Spokane church’s wall and into the auditorium. The driver fled the scene on foot and has …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2013

Woman, two children hit by car; one killed, two seriously injured

A woman and two young children were badly injured when they were hit by a car on North Monroe Street on Friday evening. The woman and children were crossing Monroe …

Two women injured, one critically, in crash Thursday

Two Spokane women were injured when a 93-year-old driver driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 195 collided with another vehicle head-on Thursday evening, according to the Washington State Patrol.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2013

Crash blocks roadway on I-90 at Evergreen

Multiple collisions on Interstate 90 at Evergreen are slowing west-bound traffic in Spokane Valley.

Driver injured when train hits car in Spokane Valley

A 49-year-old woman sustained injuries when a train hit her car at the crossing on Park Road in Spokane Valley Friday evening.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2013

Multiple-vehicle crash on I-90 cleared

A multiple-vehicle crash blocked traffic for about an hour on eastbound I-90 near downtown Thursday morning.

Post Falls teenager dies after crash in Coeur d’Alene

At Post Falls teenager died Friday after he was severely injured in a crash earlier this week.

Two Grant County men die after car strikes tree

Genaro Lopez Corona, 28, of George and Salvador Zepeda, 21, of Quincy died Tuesday night after the car Corona was driving struck a tree in a rural area north of …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2013

Skipper’s reopens after driver crashes into restaurant

A alleged drunken driver, identified by police as Sidney Orange, 51, crashed into the side of a Skipper’s restaurant early Monday morning.

UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2013

Victims in fatal crash identified

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified both victims in a fatal car crash on West Seven Mile Road on Friday night.

Lewiston man dies in logging truck crash

LEWISTON, Idaho — A Lewiston man has died in a logging truck crash in North Idaho. The Idaho State Police say 69-year-old Vernon Benjamin was driving a loaded log truck …

Crash involving DNR truck diverts traffic for three hours

A two-vehicle collision involving a Department of Natural Resources vehicle blocked State Route 291 for several hours Tuesday afternoon.

Three adults, two children injured in Rathdrum collision

Five people were injured in a crash Friday afternoon at Idaho State Highway 53 and Ramsey Road in Rathdrum.