FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) - An athlete competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship in New York City and New Jersey died Saturday after having a medical problem during the swimming portion of the grueling triathlon, race officials said.
The competitor "experienced distress" during a 2.4-mile swim in the
FERNDALE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man with a criminal record has pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a gun, one week after accidentally shooting himself in the groin. The Bellingham Herald reports Friday reports that Orlando "Casper" Ortiz accepted the recommended sentence
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - State TV has raised the toll from a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that hit northwestern Iran to at least 180 people dead and more than 1,350 others injured. The news report says at least six villages were totally leveled in Saturday's quake, and 60 others
PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) - A 30-year-old man riding his motorcycle in Puyallup was struck and killed by an unsecured and unmanned septic truck rolling down a hill. Pierce County sheriff's office spokesman Ed Troyer says the truck's driver told deputies he had set the parking
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is appearing alongside his running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. Romney says Ryan is a man of what he calls "great steadiness" and "unquestioned integrity." The former Massachusetts governor says Ryan is a "shining
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney anointed Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, an ardent conservative and devoted budget cutter, as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, and the two men immediately embarked on a tour of campaign battleground states vowing
Sunday's Weather Update: Blazing Sun & More Meteor Showers
Today: It's a hot, hazy day… Searing sunshine roasts the entire region…High 93° (in Lewiston 103°)
Overnight: Clear skies…Stay up late or wake up before sunrise to view the "Perseid
By DOUG FEINBERGAP Basketball Writer
LONDON (AP) - The names change, not the results. Just call the U.S. women's basketball team Olympic champion - again.
The Americans won their fifth straight gold medal Saturday, routing France 86-50 and putting more distance between themselves and the
SPOKANE, Wash. - A two-car accident at Monroe and Rockwell sent three people to the hospital Friday evening.
It happened just after 7:00 PM. Police on scene tell us that a Chevy Blazer was heading westbound on Rockwell, failed to stop at a stop sign and was then t-boned by a Dodge Durango
KHQ.COM - One of the most popular anchors KHQ has ever seen has announced his plans for retirement.
George Maupin made that announcement last week, and since then we've heard from hundreds of people who wish him well, and wish he'd stay.
That's not in the cards, but George is a one of