An Alaska man was sentenced Tuesday to four consecutive life terms in the 2012 shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station that mystified an island community for nearly a year before an arrest was made.
Authorities say the number of people who have been confirmed dead from the mudslide in Washington state has increased from 18 to 21.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it’s investigating reports of five deaths and a non-fatal heart attack linked to highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drinks.
The search for four Japanese climbers who were caught in an avalanche on Alaska’s Mount McKinley has been called off, with authorities calling the site their final resting place.
King County health officials have alerted the public to what they call an unusual increase in heroin overdose deaths, possibly because of increased potency or a mixture with other substances.