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
NBCNEWS.COM - The Washington state bridge collapse that spilled two cars into the Skagit River could give Americans pause as they hit the roads for Memorial Day holiday travel.
With good reason.
This weekend, millions will cross 66,000 bridges that the federal government has deemed "
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Teachers and students at Plaza Towers Elementary School hunkered down against the storm just as they had been taught in countless tornado drills, their principal said Friday, recounting how she walked the halls until the twister was on the
SEATTLE (AP) - It's not terribly uncommon for trucks to strike bridges in Washington state - it's just that such accidents don't usually cause the structures to collapse. The state Department of Transportation says there were 21 bridge-strikes involving trucks last
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday. That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity. A
By BLAKE NICHOLSON and DAVE KOLPACKAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.
Steady rainfall between
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It seems that the impossible has occurred: The nation's most congested city has become a model for traffic control.
Yes, gridlock still prevails and drivers' blood pressure still spikes as LA's traffic arteries seize up during every