By AMY TAXINAssociated Press
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - The five victims all died of heart attacks. But prosecutors said it was still murder.
Angry after being thrown out of a house where his family was staying, Rickie Lee Fowler deliberately torched a hillside and started a raging wildfire
By JESSIE L. BONNERAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Wind-fanned wildfires in southern Idaho are proving stubborn, but across the West as a whole, firefighters are gaining ground and keeping an eye on the weather.
A fast-moving blaze spread across nearly 300 square miles of sagebrush and dry
By KASIE HUNT and KEN THOMASAssociated Press
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Clashing over the economy, President Barack Obama challenged Mitt Romney to join him in allowing tax hikes for rich Americans like them, needling his Republican rival on Tuesday to "compromise to help the middle class."
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's acquittal of the most serious charges in a high-profile corruption case on Tuesday set off a fierce debate about how the peace process might have proceeded differently had the former leader not been driven
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Firefighters were called to a structure fire Monday evening at Mission and Walnut.
Fire officials say a man was cooking dinner in the upper level apartment when the grease he was cooking with caught fire and exploded. The man tried to put the flames out with baking soda,
SPOKANE, Wash. - With this stretch of hot temperatures, Washington's Department of Natural Resources is keeping a close watch on the fire danger. Crews now say they plan to change the fire danger from moderate to high starting Thursday at midnight.
Spokesman for the Department of
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities in North Carolina arrested a second suspect Monday in the 2008 killings of a father and his two sons in San Francisco.
After four years as a fugitive, Wilfredo Reyes, 31, was arrested at a home in Salisbury, N.C., after trying to escape through a window, according
SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho- The Chief of Police in Spirit Lake, Pat Lawless, is being accused of sexual harassment and being investigated by Post Falls Police.
A tort claim seeking 5 million dollars in damages was filed by former Spirit Lake police officer Crystal Sudol. The claim states
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - They work the front lines of the nation's most explosive wildfires, navigating treacherous terrain, dense walls of smoke and tall curtains of flame. Yet thousands of the nation's seasonal firefighters have no health insurance for themselves or
By RANDALL CHASEAssociated Press
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Armed men suspected of triggering an exchange of gunfire at a weekend soccer tournament in Delaware that left three people dead and two wounded apparently targeted the tournament organizer, but authorities on Monday remained mum about the motive