Archive for June 2014

Tropical Depression Forms off Florida Coast

Expect it to become the first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. …read more

From: ABC US News

Grandparents, 5 grandkids OK after raft flips

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane, Washington, firefighters say seven members of one family are safe after their raft flipped in the Spokane River in Riverside State Park…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

New York City Police to Subway Acrobats: Sit Down

New York City police want amateur acrobats on crowded subway trains to give it a rest …read more

From: ABC US News

Rescue swimmers pull 2 from Lake Washington

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The fire chief in the south Seattle suburb of Renton says his department’s rescue swimmers pulled two people from Lake Washington on Monday evening near Renton’s Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Today in History

Today in History …read more

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Wash. woman drowns trying to save her dog; dog OK

DRYDEN, Wash. (AP) — The Chelan County sheriff says a 29-year-old Cashmere, Washington, woman intent on rescuing her dog from the Wenatchee River has drowned. The dog made its way to shore and survived…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

US Admiral: Drills to Help China, US Work Together

US Pacific Fleet commander: Hawaii drills will help China, other countries respond to crises …read more

From: ABC US News

New Jersey's Tent City Homeless Encampment Closes

New Jersey’s Tent City homeless encampment closes as last of 120 residents gets housing …read more

From: ABC US News

Deputy fatally shoots man at light-rail station

SEATTLE (AP) — A King County sheriff’s spokeswoman says a deputy has fatally shot a man at a light rail station south of downtown Seattle. No one else was hurt…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Empty coal train hits, kills 1 at Ferndale, Wash.

FERNDALE, Wash. (AP) — A BNSF Railway spokesman says an empty coal train bound for the Powder River Basin has hit and killed a pedestrian on the tracks in Ferndale, Washington…. …read more

From: AP Washington News