SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a gunman holding four firefighters in suburban Atlanta has been shot dead by SWAT members and that all the hostages are slightly injured but should be OK. Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Edwin Ritter said Wednesday evening that a SWAT officer has
By JOHNNY CLARK and PHILLIP LUCASAssociated Press
SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) - Four firefighters who responded to what seemed like a routine medical call were being held hostage Wednesday by a gunman who has barricaded himself in a home in suburban Atlanta, authorities said.
Five firefighters responded to
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sally Jewell, CEO of outdoor retailer Recreational Equipment Inc., won easy Senate confirmation Wednesday to be the nation's next interior secretary.
The Senate approved her nomination, 87-11, with all the no votes coming from Republicans.
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Air Force is taking aim at its big costs of fuel and flight this week, temporarily halting training operations for 12 active duty fighter and bomber squadrons across the United States in order to save nearly $300 million.
WINLOCK, Wash. (AP) - Occupants of a bus carrying high school soccer players sustained only minor injuries when the vehicle went off the road and slid down a 75-foot embankment near the southwest Washington community of Winlock. The Winlock Fire Department said there were 32
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - With the passage of a key deadline for non-budgetary bills in the Washington state Legislature, some high-profile measures, including one to assess A-F grades for schools, have stalled. Others, like the creation of a firearm offender registry, remain on track.
SPOKANE, Wash. The parents of WSU professor Dr. Dave Warner, who's in critical condition, spoke to KHQ's Dylan Wohlenhaus on Wednesday. Cheri and Dennis Warner sat down at Sacred Heart Medical Center to talk about the support they've received from the community and the difficult time
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - After a report of gunfire, Air National Guard officials locked down a Mississippi base on Wednesday, but the noise thought to be shots turned out to be a device used to scare birds away from an airport runway, authorities said.
The lockdown of
8:15PM PRESS RELEASE FROM THE PULLMAN POLICE DEPT: PULLMAN – Pullman Police Detectives arrested Joshua W. Nantz in connection with the David Warner assault that occurred on March 30, 2013. This arrest follows the arrest of Madeline Fouts earlier in the day.
Nantz came to the Pullman Police
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday accuses 34 people and 23 companies, many of them registered in Central America, of operating an illegal sports bookmaking business that solicited more than $1 billion in bets.
The 95-page indictment, handed