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Oregon mother, son succumb to injuries from rural house fire

A woman and her 13-year-old son who were critically burned in a rural Oregon house fire that killed four others died at a Portland hospital Thursday afternoon, authorities said.


UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 3:03 p.m.

Deputy: 4 dead, 3 injured in Oregon house fire

Four people died and three were seriously injured after a house fire broke out overnight in a small timber town in rural Oregon, authorities said Wednesday.


Inquest scheduled in shooting of man by Montana police

An inquest has been scheduled for next month in the shooting death of a Wyoming man by a Montana police officer following a standoff in a hotel lobby, Yellowstone County …


2 killed in head-on crash near East Helena

Two Helena men died in a fiery head-on crash on U.S. Highway 12 near East Helena.


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.


Wife, son of Fairchild airman killed when train collides with pickup

The wife and teenage son of a Fairchild Air Force Base airman were killed Saturday morning when the pickup truck they were in was hit by a BNSF train near …


80-year-old semi truck driver dead after crash near Wallace

An 80-year-old semitrailer truck driver died Sunday morning after another semi crashed in front of him on Interstate 90 near Wallace, Idaho.


Four children killed in Middle Tennessee house fire

Four children under the age of 10 were killed and another child and an adult were injured when a home in Middle Tennessee caught fire early Monday, a fire official …


Truck strikes, kills 5-year-old boy in Granger parking lot

The Washington State Patrol said a 5-year-old is dead after being struck by a pickup truck in a convenience store parking lot in Granger.


Wallace man killed when pickup truck rolls

A Wallace man died in an auto accident Wednesday night, the Idaho State Police said.


In brief: Bowhunter fatally wounds partner

Authorities say a 52-year-old bow hunter from Tillamook has been arrested on a criminal negligent homicide charge after fatally shooting his hunting partner south of Bend.


Woman dies in hiking fall near North Bend

Authorities say a woman has died after falling about 100 feet while hiking on a trail about 30 miles east of Seattle.


Motorcyclist who died in Spokane collision identified

A motorcyclist who died in a collision with a minivan in north Spokane has been identified, and the driver of the minivan was cited for allegedly driving under the influence.


Humpback whale dies near Seattle ferry terminal

A young humpback whale died in shallow water near a Seattle ferry terminal after volunteers and biologists worked to save the struggling animal.


Boy dies on giant slide at Kansas waterpark

The son of a Kansas state lawmaker died Sunday on a water slide that is billed as the world’s largest, according to officials and the boy’s family.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 5:40 p.m.

Highway pole rips through bus in California crash, killing 5

A bus veered off a central California highway before dawn Tuesday and struck a pole that sliced the vehicle nearly in half, killing five people and sending at least five …


Officials: 1 dead, 3 hospitalized in Austin shooting

AUSTIN, Texas – A shooting in a crowded entertainment district in downtown Austin early Sunday caused a chaotic scene, leaving one woman dead and three others wounded and police searching …


Man arrested after woman killed with machete in Germany

BERLIN – A Syrian man killed a woman with a machete and wounded two others Sunday outside a bus station in the southwestern German city of Reutlingen before being arrested. …


California wildfire guts 18 homes

Flames raced down a rugged hillside “like a freight train,” leaving smoldering remains of homes and warnings that more communities should be ready to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry …


Idaho man dies from injuries sustained in boat fire

A Pocatello man has died from injuries he sustained in a boat fire three weeks ago.


Blasts rock rural Nevada town, killing 1, flinging car parts

LAS VEGAS – Twin explosions rocked a neighborhood in a rural Nevada town, killing one person and flinging car parts several blocks away, authorities and neighbors said Thursday. The blasts …


1 dead, 1 hurt after vehicle collides with cyclists in Idaho Falls

IONA, Idaho – Authorities say one cyclist died and another was critically injured after a vehicle collided with them while they were riding in a group in the Idaho Falls …


One dead in four-car crash on I-90

SEATTLE – Authorities say one person has died and several others have been seriously injured in a four-car collision in central Washington state on Interstate 90. The victims of the …


Police: Man shoots at motorists, 1 killed, 4 injured

A newspaper carrier was killed and four other people were wounded when a man opened fire on cars traveling along a parkway in East Tennessee early Thursday morning.


Girls involved in fatal fight at Delaware school suspended

Three students involved in a fight that ended in a teenager’s death at a Delaware school have been suspended, a school district spokeswoman said.


Suspect shot by Denver officer wasn’t armed, police say

A bank robbery suspect wasn’t armed when he was fatally shot in a parked car by an officer on a downtown street during the busy lunchtime rush, police said Wednesday.


Man charged in deadly fire says he was smoking near oxygen

A man charged in an apartment fire that killed three people, including his son, says he was drinking and smoking near his oxygen tank when it caught fire.


Three dead after Kentucky apartment building blaze, fire chief says

A massive overnight fire at a central Kentucky apartment complex killed three, injured at least five and forced some residents to leap from second-story windows to escape the flames.


3 dead in crash on Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls

Emergency officials say 3 people have died in a crash on the Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls.


Families of teens killed in ‘Ponderosa Jump’ crash file lawsuit

The families of two teenage girls who died in a reckless driving accident in Spokane Valley in 2013 have filed a lawsuit alleging negligence by the driver and public officials.