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‘Too good for this world’: Las Vegas victims mourned

Some died with loved ones, some with friends. Others were with “framily” – friends they considered family – when they were shot and killed. All shared the terror caused by …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 6:55 p.m.

Solemn Trump in Vegas: ‘America truly a nation in mourning’

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump met privately with victims of the Las Vegas shooting at a hospital Wednesday, praising them and the doctors who treated them as …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, noon

Coroner confirms victim in Idaho police shooting, house fire

The Ada County Coroner’s Office has officially confirmed the identity of the 84-year-old woman who died in an Idaho house fire that erupted shortly after a home invasion.

Complicated recovery awaits victims injured in Vegas attack

Their concert turned into a siege, and now their lives may become a battle. The staggering count of people injured in the shooting at a Las Vegas music festival means …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

‘You were always there’: Las Vegas shooting victims mourned

Through tears and in heart-wrenching tributes, relatives and friends are remembering the dozens of people killed in the shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 11:54 a.m.

Las Vegas shooting brings tragedy to families around nation

The victims of a mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas left behind loved ones in many parts of the country, bringing the tragedy’s effects far beyond the …

Officials work to ID victims in police shooting, house fire

Authorities say two bodies found in the wreckage of a burned-down house after an officer-involved shooting likely won’t be identified until after dental records are found or DNA testing is …

Mattress store serves as cushy shelter for Harvey’s victims

Of all the places that have been turned into shelters for Hurricane Harvey victims – a megachurch, a ballpark, a gas station, a bowling alley, among them – the one …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:13 p.m.

From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world

An Italian father who saved his children’s lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter. These were …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

Barcelona’s victims: A snapshot of the world

The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world – men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations – testifying to the huge global appeal of …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 11:12 a.m.

Family, friends mourn 3 dead in Virginia rally violence

The mother of the woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia said she doesn’t want people to be angry …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 1:42 p.m.

Family, friends mourn 3 dead in Virginia rally violence

The woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia was described as a “true American hero” who died doing what …

UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:19 p.m.

Experts: Takata bankruptcy means air bag victims get less

A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding air …

Teens, music makers among California warehouse fire victims

Teenagers, the son of a local sheriff’s deputy and young artists who loved music are among the dozens of people who died when a fire broke out at an underground …

Robert J. Samuelson: Are jobless men shirkers or victims?

Among men 25-to-54 – so-called prime-age male workers – about one in eight are labor force dropouts.

Senate will vote Wednesday on whether to override veto of 9/11 bill

The Senate on Wednesday will kick off Congress’ attempt to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, according …

Nice truck attack claims 86th victim

The Bastille Day truck attack in the Riviera city of Nice has claimed an 86th victim.

Called a sex predator, powerful ex-prosecutor faces prison

FBI agents were watching – and recording – when a powerful Louisiana prosecutor arrived at the apartment of a woman facing a drunken driving charge. Bringing two bottles of wine, …

Friends, families gather to honor homicide victims on national day

The friends and families of homicide victims gathered for a vigil Thursday evening, passing a box of tissues around the room as they spoke one by one, choking back tears. …

Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary

NEW YORK — Americans paused again today to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremony, but also a sense that it’s time to …

Victims challenge robbers in two CdA incidents

Three women foiled two robberies within minutes of each other Thursday night in Coeur d’Alene when they challenged the masked gunman, according to police.

Comfort for crime victims

Not even a broken arm and nose could keep Annette Ingham from her courthouse job: giving comfort to the victims of violent crime. The victim-witness coordinator for the Spokane County …