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UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017

Car plows into crowd in New York, killing one and injuring several, police say

New York police are looking for a driver who fled after striking several people, killing one and seriously injuring another, on Sunday morning.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

Man admits hitting woman in north Spokane hit-and-run fatality, police say

Bobby Bowerman initially denied he struck a pedestrian while driving his truck Saturday in north Spokane, according to police. But after being confronted with inconsistencies in his story, police said, …

Salem woman, 19, struck and killed on freeway

Authorities say a 19-year-old woman sought by police was struck and killed when she tried to cross Interstate 5 in Salem.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017

Amtrak train strikes car near Kelso; 2 killed

KELSO, Wash. – Officials say two people are dead after an Amtrak train struck a car in southwest Washington. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas said it happened at a private railroad …

Car bomb kills investigative journalist in Malta

Malta’s prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation.

Pentagon identifies American soldier killed in Iraq attack

A 20-year-old Army specialist was killed in Iraq on Sunday when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive, raising to at least 13 the number of U.S. troops killed …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017

Fatal crashed reported on I-90 near Freya

One person is dead after a car and a semi truck collided along Interstate 90 near the Thor/Freya exit.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017

Woman killed in head-on crash with log truck in Spokane Valley

A passenger car collided head-on with a log truck early Monday afternoon on Trent Avenue in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017

Man dies after rushing into Burning Man festival flames

A man rushed past layers of security officers into a massive fire at the Burning Man festival’s signature ceremony, suffering burns that left him dead just hours later.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017

Board studies whether icy conditions, heavy pots led to boat sinking

Investigators are weighing icy conditions and heavy crab pots as they probe what caused a Seattle-based crab boat with six people aboard to sink in the Bering Sea.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

Coal miner who died in West Virginia lost brother in Sago disaster

A coal miner who died on the job in West Virginia was the brother of one the 12 killed in the Sago Mine disaster of 2006.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

U.S. man killed in South Sudan; army says ‘caught in fighting’

An American man has been killed in civil war-torn South Sudan, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday, while South Sudan’s army said he was caught up in fighting between rebels and …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017

Courthouse shootout: Judge ambushed, he and probation officer return fire; suspect dead

A judge was ambushed Monday morning as he walked toward the Jefferson County Courthouse, and the judge and a probation officer returned fire, killing the suspect, officials said.

Two Montana men killed in I-90 crash east of Misoula

Authorities say two people were killed and seven injured when a Jeep Wrangler flipped on Interstate 90 just east of Missoula.

Man fatally injured at construction site

An employee of Motley-Motley Inc. of Pullman was fatally injured Thursday at a city of Moscow construction site.

Montana man fatally shoots 1-year-old son

Lewis and Clark County officials are still investigating after a Helena man killed his 1-year-old son in a reported accidental shooting.

Dad, 2 kids burned in house fire near Richland

Authorities say a man and his two children were critically injured in a house fire west of Richland.

Kennewick man dies after being struck by BNSF freight train

A 30-year-old man was sitting on the railroad tracks in Kennewick, Washington, when he was hit by a BNSF train. He later died from his injuries.

Man arrested in fatal south Seattle shooting near play area

Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man near Rainier Playfield in south Seattle.

Oregon man jailed for fatal punch outside bar

An Oregon man has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for contributing to the death of a man who he punched outside a bar.

Argentine officials: at least 15 die when bus flips, 21 hurt

Argentine officials say a bus carrying students, parents and teachers from a dance school has flipped on a provincial highway, killing at least 15 people.

One person dead, two injured in vehicle collision near Colfax

One person is dead and two are injured after a vehicle collision on State Route 26 near Colfax.

Man charged with manslaughter in fatal hit-run at campground

Prosecutors have charged a 31-year-old man with manslaughter in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a man celebrating his birthday at a Grays Harbor County campground.

Washington man accused of killing golf cart driver charged

An accused hit-and-run driver in Washington has been charged with striking and killing the driver of a golf cart and then T-boning another vehicle.

7 people killed in fire at Akron home, fire officials say

A fire chief says seven people have died in a northeast Ohio house fire.

Elderly woman killed when car crashes into home

A woman killed Tuesday when a car crashed into her bedroom at a North Seattle assisted-living home has been identified as Lavonne Bennett.

Fiery, deadly wreck snarls Interstate 5 in Los Angeles

A fiery collision Tuesday involving two big trucks and several smaller vehicles killed one person and injured nine others while triggering a massive traffic jam on Interstate 5 just north …

Missing George Fox University student found dead in trunk of his car

Police in Oregon say the body of a missing university student has been found, and his death is believed to be a suicide.

Worker hit, killed in construction zone on Interstate 90

Authorities say a worker was hit and killed by a vehicle driven by a co-worker in a construction zone on Interstate 90 in southern Montana.

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017

Woman killed in Pocatello Crash

A 29-year-old woman has been killed in a one-vehicle crash in Pocatello. The Idaho State Patrol says Connie Mathews of Blackfoot, Idaho, was driving north on Interstate 15 early Sunday …