Teen must pay nearly $37M for starting Oregon wildfire, judge rules

The Eagle Creek wildfire burned 75 square miles in September 2017.  (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP, File) An Oregon judge ruled Monday that a 15-year-old Washington state boy must pay nearly $37 million for starting a major wildfire in the scenic… Continue Reading

Hawaii volcano stokes fears of West Coast eruptions

Multiple fissures emitting minor lava spatter opened Saturday on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, heightening fears of an impending major eruption and prompting a warning by the US Geological Survey of more disaster to come. The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in… Continue Reading

Remains of Lindsey Baum, girl who went missing in Washington in 2009, found

Human remains discovered last fall in eastern Washington have been identified as those of Lindsey Baum, a 10-year-old girl who went missing in 2009, The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.  (McCleary Police Department) The remains of a Washington… Continue Reading

Surveillance video seen as possible clue to Hart family’s route before California cliff crash

A surveillance video believed to show one of the Hart mothers is being reviewed as a possible clue in deciphering the route the eight family members took — and in the search of the three children who were reported missing… Continue Reading

Death plunge vehicle’s speedometer ‘pinned’ at 90 mph, authorities say

The Hart family of Woodland, Wash., are seen in Vancouver, Wash., March 20, 2016.  (Associated Press) The speedometer of a Washington state family’s SUV was “pinned” at 90 mph when the vehicle was found Monday afternoon, crushed along the rocks… Continue Reading

Suspicious package in government mail facility in D.C. linked to man in custody

Another suspicious package was discovered at a government mail facility in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday — and it was sent by the same man who’s accused of mailing a dozen others to different military installations around the nation’s capital. The… Continue Reading

Suspicious package in government mail facility in D.C. likely linked to man in custody

Another suspicious package was discovered at a government mail facility in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday — and it’s believed to have been sent by the same man who’s accused of mailing a dozen others to different military installations around the nation’s… Continue Reading

Man arrested in connection with suspicious packages at DC-area military bases

A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the series of packages containing explosive materials found at military bases in the greater Washington, D.C., area, a law enforcement official told Fox News. The FBI said Thanh Cong Phan, 43, was… Continue Reading