MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - Officials in Washington state performed a special inspection six months ago on the Interstate 5 bridge that collapsed because there were indications it had been struck by a different vehicle. An inspection report released Friday by the state Department
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California teen turned heads at his prom when he showed up with a Sports Illustrated model as his date.
Nina Agdal agreed to step in as Jake Davidson's date Thursday night after he got turned down for prom by supermodel Kate Upton.
The Sherman Oaks teen
**Press Release From the City of Coeur d'Alene**
As part of the McEuen Park Reconstruction Project, improvements to Third Street will begin at 9:00 p.m. on Monday evening, May 27th, with the installation of traffic signage and closing of Sherman Avenue from 2nd Street to 4th Street.
By The Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Key figures in a lawsuit that alleges that an Arizona sheriff's office has racially profiled Latinos in its immigration patrols. A judge ruled Friday that Arpaio's office systematically racially profiles Latinos:
ARPAIO: Sheriff Joe Arpaio has
By BARRY SCHWEID and BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Haynes Johnson, a pioneering Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movement and migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday. He was 81.
The Washington Post
It's almost Memorial Day weekend, and for fishing enthusiasts, this is the perfect chance to spend some extra time out on the water.
Our very own fishing expert, Dave Law, spent the week looking for some of the best spots.
This week he highlights Deer Lake.
Thursday's bridge collapse into the Skagit River has many people wondering how safe the bridges are in Spokane County.
According to a recent Washington State Department of Transportation study, Spokane County has 12 'Structurally Deficient' bridges.
Bridges that fall into this category
By JACQUES BILLEAUD and WALTER BERRYAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge ruled Friday that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially
By BARRY SCHWEIDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Haynes Johnson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday. He was 81.
The Washington Post reported he died at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. In a statement to the Post newsroom,
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - After their 2-year-old son died of untreated pneumonia in 2009, faith-healing advocates Herbert and Catherine Schaible promised a judge they would not let another sick child go without medical care.
But now they've lost an 8-month-old to
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Two FBI special agents on the agency's elite Hostage Rescue Team have been killed in a training accident in Virginia, officials said Sunday.
The accident happened off the coast of Virginia Beach on Friday, the FBI's national press office announced in a statement
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Selling an island where scientists have experimented with infectious animal diseases since the dawn of the Cold War was going to be difficult enough. But it now appears any prospective buyer won't be able to do much with Plum Island anyway.
By DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate supporters of far-reaching immigration legislation accepted minor changes in public while negotiating over more sweeping alterations in private Monday as they drove toward expected Judiciary Committee approval by mid-week.