The father of a 22-year-old man who police say killed a monkey after breaking into an Idaho zoo says he believes the tragedy was a drunken prank that got out of hand and “turned into a horrible situation.”
Residents in Washington and Oregon braced for more wet weather after a fierce storm swamped streets, toppled trees and large trucks, cut power to nearly 50,000 residents, and caused at least one death.
Police have arrested one of two men who they believe broke into an Idaho zoo the night a monkey there died from blunt-force trauma, but questions remain about how and why the animal was killed.
Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death.
A storm pounding the Oregon coast has taken the life of an elk hunter near Nehalem.
Bail has been set at $1 million for a 22 year-old man arrested in Friday’s fatal stabbing outside a nightclub in Seattle’s Belltown area.
A girl died after injuries sustained by choking on a jump rope on the playground at Samantha Smith Elementary School in Sammamish.
Former state Rep. Cheryll Heinze died early Wednesday from injuries she suffered in a small-plane crash in Homer that left four of her co-workers at an electric cooperative with minor injuries.
A 22-year-old Oregon Marine who died in combat in Afghanistan earlier this week had been making plans for a July wedding.
Authorities say a man has been stabbed to death in a fight in northeastern Oregon, and another has been jailed on murder and manslaughter charges.