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04/25/2018
Prosser's city administrator has been placed on paid leave. The Tri-City Herald reports that it's unclear why David Stockdale was placed on leave Tuesday night. Howard Saxton, the city's contracted … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
The 7,500th environmentally friendly vehicle has been purchased in Washington state, ending the state's tax exemption program for clean-alternative fuel, electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. The Olympian reported Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
A Maui police officer has filed a lawsuit against the department claiming it has no psychologists to help police with mental health issues and has a pattern of retaliation, forcing … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Deutsche Bank reports that its profit fell to 120 million euros ($146 million) in the first quarter as exchange rates and lower revenues at its investment bank weighed on profits. … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
An Alaska Native corporation will soon provide support services for the U.S. Navy in Guantanamo Bay, on the island of Cuba. CoastAlaska News reports that Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corp. … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
The Latest on a serial killing and rape case in California (all times local): 10:20 p.m. The man charged with being the Golden State Killer, who killed a dozen people … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
An Australian nun whose missionary visa in the Philippines was revoked after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies says social advocacy and human rights are part of church … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Officials at an upstate New York college have confirmed that norovirus sickened over 50 students. Hamilton College said Wednesday that testing confirmed norovirus. The highly contagious bug causes diarrhea, nausea, … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
A former Cleveland city councilman has been indicted on 26 misdemeanor charges for his votes on legislation awarding money to a design company that employed his wife. Joe Cimperman said … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
The mayor of a New Jersey city has introduced an order that would make single-occupancy bathrooms gender neutral. Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla signed the order Wednesday at City Hall. The … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
House lawmakers are set to vote on a bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide in Delaware. The legislation to be voted on Thursday allows an adult diagnosed with a terminal illness and … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Officials in an old mill town in Maine hope a new municipal position will help boost their local economy. WABI-TV reports Lincoln officials have proposed an economic development director. Town … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Police in New Hampshire are warning residents about possible rabid raccoons. Brentwood police tell WMUR-TV residents have experienced encounters with raccoons that were likely rabid. Police say residents should stay … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Police have identified the driver killed in a two-vehicle highway crash in Derby. Investigators say 36-year-old Christopher Etes, of Sandy Hook, crashed into a box truck on Route 34 early … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
A police dog recovering from wounds suffered in a shooting that killed his handler has stopped by his Massachusetts police department for a visit. The Yarmouth Police Department posted pictures … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
The Vermont House has failed to override Republican Gov. Phil Scott's veto of a bill that would give the state more power to regulate children's products containing unsafe chemicals. The … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
A Mississippi delta city is being asked to declare a state of emergency after a sewer line has separated. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that a 24-inch (61-centimeter) underground sewer line … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
A Kentucky jury has awarded two former coal miners who filed a civil lawsuit claiming defective dust masks led to their debilitating black-lung disease $67.5 million in damages. The Lexington … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Kentucky State Police are teaming with federal drug enforcement officials to urge people to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely. State police say collection … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food. … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
Walt Disney Co. stressed its deep China connections as it opened an extension of Shanghai's $5.5 billion Disney Resort on Thursday amid escalating tensions over trade and technology between Beijing … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence experts are trying to build a profile of Kim Jong Un to give President Donald Trump a competitive edge in one of the most consequential summits since the Cold War, but they face a huge challenge – figuring out a secretive North Korean ruler few people know much about.


04/25/2018
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man has been sentenced to four years in prison for hitting another man in the back of the head with a trampoline pole, killing him. The Billings Gazette reports that Derek Dexter Shoulderblade was sentenced on Wednesday for the September 2017 death of 30-year-old Ozzy Lee Wilson.    Court documents say that Shoulderblade, then 23, was at a party in Lame Deer when an attendee said something that 
04/25/2018
SPOKANE, Wash. - What sounded like an accident has now led to charges against the woman who was behind the wheel. The driver of Tuesday night's deadly crash is being investigated for DUI and vehicular homicide. Detectives say around 9:30 p.m. a man was struck and killed by a driver as he tried to cross the street near 3rd and Liberty Park Place.   Court documents released Wednesday show that the driver, 50-year-old Tamila Lindsly, 
04/25/2018
BROOKINGS, Ore. - The Coast Guard and multiple local responders rescued an Army Corps of Engineer employee from a capsized boat near the Chetco River entrance in Brookings, Wednesday morning. The man was rescued from an USACE vessel’s cabin after a person operating a Port of Brookings owned tractor pulled the vessel closer to shore, and rescuers delivered the man to emergency medical technicians on scene. An underway 
04/25/2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a huge legal victory, signaling on Wednesday it was likely to uphold his contentious travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries.


04/25/2018
Gregoria N. Maguigad, 54, of Pasco, died April 24 in Pasco. She was born in Tuguegarao, Philippines, and lived in Pasco for 14 years. She was a cashier. Mueller’s Greenlee … Click to Continue »
04/25/2018
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's physician Ronny Jackson, nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department, met with White House officials on Wednesday night following a new round of allegations about questionable drug prescriptions and on-the-job drunkenness, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.


04/25/2018
A Prosser police officer recently fired for misconduct was accused of sexually molesting a handcuffed woman in his patrol car. A multi-agency investigation into Officer Shane Hellyer focused on allegations … Click to Continue »