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A Cariblanco Capuchin monkey (Cebus capucinus) hangs on the back of its mother at the zoo in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. (Photo credit LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Defends Suspect In Idaho Monkey Beating Death

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.”

11/21/2012

Monday's massive storm made things look similar to this scene from 2006 when water from the Snoqualmie River bloced access to a bridge which crosses the river.  (Photo by Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

Record-Breaking Northwest Storm Pounds Region, Kills One

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.

CBS Seattle–11/20/2012

Michael J. Watkins mug photo (courtesy CityofBoise.org)

Man Arrested For Beating A Monkey To Death At Zoo

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.

11/20/2012

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Wind and Rain Pummel Pacific Northwest

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.

11/19/2012

File photo of a tree knocked over by a storm. (Photo by Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Hunter Killed As Big Storm Pounds Ore. Coast

A storm pounding the Oregon coast has taken the life of an elk hunter near Nehalem.

11/19/2012

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Suspect In Deadly Belltown Stabbing Being Held On $1M Bail

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.

10/30/2012

File photo of a playground. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Girl Found Strangled By Jump Rope in Sammamish

A girl died after injuries sustained by choking on a jump rope on the playground at Samantha Smith Elementary School in Sammamish.

CBS Seattle–08/29/2012

File photo of a small plane involved in a crash.  (Credit: Getty Images)

Cheryll Heinze Dies From Plane-Crash Injuries

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.

07/11/2012

File photo of a flag being placed at the grave of a soldier. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Marine Killed In Afghanistan Had July Wedding Set

A 22-year-old Oregon Marine who died in combat in Afghanistan earlier this week had been making plans for a July wedding.

05/27/2012

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Stabbed To Death In E. Ore. Bar Fight

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.

05/10/2012

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