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Security video captures jail inmate’s fall through ceiling

A security camera captured footage of a jail inmate’s apparent escape attempt from a holding room that ended with her falling through a ceiling and landing head-first in a trash …

Marc A. Thiessen: If Trump is to responsible for El Paso, Democrats are responsible for Dayton

If Democrats want to play politics with mass murder, it works both ways.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

McConnell, GOP Senate unlikely to act swiftly on guns

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is resisting pressure to bring senators back from recess to address gun violence.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

Protesters chant as Trump visits Dayton, El Paso

President Donald Trump defended his rhetoric Wednesday as he headed out to offer a message of healing and unity in El Paso and Dayton, where he was to be met …

Froma Harrop: Good men with guns won’t protect us

It was a remarkable 15 hours in American history. A mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, taking nine lives was overshadowed by a massacre in El Paso, Texas, costing 22. Others …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

Blame bigotry, not mental health, for mass shootings, Murray says

Stop sending “thoughts and prayers” and vote on gun control measures, Sen. Patty Murray tells Republican colleagues.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019

As death count rises in 2 U.S. shootings, a familiar aftermath

Anguished families planned funerals in two U.S. cities, politicians pointed fingers and a nation numbed by gun violence wondered what might come next Monday as the death toll from two …

Ohio Republican blames shootings on ‘drag queen advocates,’ Kaepernick and Obama

In a laundry list of reasons why the United States is grappling with mass killings, an Ohio state lawmaker has settled on immigrants, same-sex marriage, transgender rights, disrespect toward veterans …

Nine fatally shot in Dayton, including suspect, a day after mass shooting in Texas

Nine people were killed and 26 others injured Sunday morning in a shooting in Dayton, Ohio, authorities said, raising the death toll in a grim week of mass shootings across …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019

9 killed in shooting in Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday that left suspect dead

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A gunman in body armor opened fire early Sunday in a popular entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio, killing nine people, including his sister, and wounded dozens …

Dayton teen arrested after Walla Walla High threat

A Dayton teen is in custody after he threatened high school students and staff at Walla Walla High School Tuesday morning. Earlier, classes were canceled for the day because of …

Permit sought for Dayton-area pot grow

What could be Columbia County’s first cannabis growing operation is scheduled for a public hearing next week.

UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018

Memphis Belle’s rebirth: Rehabbed WWII bomber rolling out

On Thursday, the 75th anniversary of its final mission, the lovingly restored Memphis Belle, with the leggy, swimsuit-clad pinup girl freshly repainted on the nose, will be unveiled at the …

Washington school district teachers get bats for security

A rural school district in Eastern Washington is arming its teachers and staff with tee-ball bats in case of an active shooter.

UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017

Dayton lost its asparagus business to the ‘War on Drugs’ but residents persevered

For decades, the asparagus cannery defined life in Dayton. Each summer an influx of about 1,000 migrant workers would join the town’s other 2,000 permanent residents. Hundreds more workers would …

Dayton cancels Tuesday’s National Night Out

Dayton has cancelled its annual National Night Out event, planned for Tuesday evening in the City Park, according to Tim Quigg, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Civil Deputy and event organizer.

Man enters school playground, stabs 8-year-old at recess

Police say a man walked onto an Ohio school playground during recess and stabbed an 8-year-old girl, who’s now in critical condition.

Gonzaga women never trail in road win over Dayton, 57-47

Gonzaga women’s basketball picked up an impressive victory at Dayton Friday, 57-47. The Zags never trailed in front of a large crowd in the University of Dayton Arena.

Area roundup: Gonzaga women’s basketball releases nonconference schedule

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team on Thursday released its nonconference schedule, which includes hosting Stanford on Nov. 15. The Zags (28-6) reached the Sweet 16 last year and finished with …

Seventh-seed Dayton beats Louisville

ALBANY, N.Y. – Dayton and coach Jim Jabir have a new best day. Andrea Hoover scored 26 points and the seventh-seeded Flyers (28-6) continued their improbable run in the NCAA …

BYU returns to Dayton with fond memories

BYU is back in the building where it pulled off the biggest comeback in NCAA men’s basketball tournament history. The Cougars (25-9) play Mississippi (20-12) in a first-round game tonight …

GU women dump Dayton with strong second half

Gonzaga roared back from an 11-point halftime deficit pulling away down the stretch to knock off visiting Dayton, 75-65 in the Bulldogs’ debut under first-year coach Lisa Fortier.

Gonzaga women testing new point guards

New Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier said she knows who is going to be her point guards but she’s not completely sure who will start on Sunday in the …

Dayton ends 30 years of frustration

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Dayton coach Archie Miller almost didn’t want to look. Syracuse star freshman point guard Tyler Ennis was open at the top of the key with 2 seconds …

Bible booklet blocks bullets from hitting Ohio bus driver

CINCINNATI (AP) — A biblical booklet in a shirt pocket apparently helped a bus driver survive a shooting, and authorities were looking Tuesday for three suspects, police say.

Zags must clean up on glass

Gonzaga’s 16-point lead against Dayton in the EA Sports Maui Invitational had slipped to nine at halftime. On the Flyers’ first possession of the second half, GU twice failed to …

Zags look to replicate success GU had in 2009 invitational

LAHAINA, Hawaii – No current Gonzaga players saw court time when the Bulldogs captured to 2009 EA Sports Maui Invitational championship. That doesn’t mean they’re not aware of the accomplishment.

Discovering Dayton, Wash. worth the detour

DAYTON, WASH. – Please, do NOT tell this to the fine people of Dayton: Staying in their small town was not our plan. We were looking for a last-minute, shoulder …