A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman says a dump truck hit a moving freight train headed to Seattle and filled with soybeans, punching a hole in one of the cars.
A social worker pleaded with a 911 dispatcher throughout a nearly seven-minute call to quickly get police to Josh Powell’s house after he locked himself inside with his two sons. Authorities say the call could have been handled better.
UPDATE: An armed Iraq War veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier National Park ranger managed to evade snowshoe-wearing SWAT teams and dogs on his trail for nearly a day. He couldn’t, however, escape the cold and has been discovered dead by authorities.
An investigation is continuing today in the crash of two Army helicopters last night in the aviation training area near JBLM, killing four Army aviators, according to a report in the Seattle Times.