By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Marijuana business license applications keep rolling in Washington. The state Liquor Control Board says it has received 1,696 applications from people seeking permission to grow, process or sell cannabis under the new recreational marijuana law.
By MARK THIESSENAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska community's sale on eBay of a vehicle used by former Mayor Sarah Palin has caused a stir in small-town politics.
The city of Wasilla, just north of Anchorage, auctioned off the 1999 Expedition used by Palin during her second
By MATT VOLZAssociated Press
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - The teenage brother of a Montana woman on trial for murder in the death of her new husband broke down Tuesday on the witness stand as he described his anger over her lies about what happened.
Michael Rutledge, 16, of Kalispell testified that he
By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - A $100 million lawsuit has been filed against a Florida billionaire over a 2012 helicopter crash in the Bahamas that killed a prominent tax attorney.
The widow of attorney Lance Valdez filed the wrongful death suit Monday in Miami federal court
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
Shannon Guess Richardson
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Majority Leader Harry Reid says the Senate will not extend current farm law if Congress can't agree on a new farm bill before adjourning next week.
House leaders have reserved space on their agenda this week for extending the current law
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on shoplifting charges as authorities continue investigating the circumstances of the fetus' death.
A judge on Tuesday scheduled
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. (AP) - Officials at Eastern State Hospital were warned about the dangers of mental patient access to cords years before one patient allegedly strangled another in November 2012. The Seattle Times reported Tuesday (http://is.gd/KL5zSK) that a wrongful-death
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - Kennewick police believe a missing 14-year-old girl or the 19-year-old man suspected of abducting her have tried to contact friends since an Amber alert was issued last week. Sgt. Ken Lattin told the Tri-City Herald someone in the Tri-Cities knows something
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
After considering all of the information presented, the appeals board upheld the original ruling by the University Disciplinary Board that puts students Dan McIntosh and Erik Fagan on indefinite probation for a weapons policy violation.
The students were punished by Gonzaga after using a gun to
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – (December 9, 2013 - www.GoZags.com) Gonzaga University women's basketball junior forward Sunny Greinacher was tabbed West Coast Conference Player of the Week.
Greinacher helped No. 24 Gonzaga to three wins last week as the Bulldogs improved to 7-1 overall. Greinacher