| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The official death toll in the Washington state mudslide rose to 29 Thursday, up from 28 on Tuesday, while 20 people were still listed as missing, the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office said on Wednesday.
Efforts to recover bodies from the...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:49 AM
MUMBAI, India — Bill Burke, a 72-year-old mountaineer from Costa Mesa, was making his latest attempt to scale Mt. Everest’s northern face when the news came of the deadliest avalanche ever on the world’s highest peak.
As many as 16...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The death toll in a Washington state mudslide that wiped out a rural community last month rose to 30 on Thursday as one more body was extricated from a pile of muck and debris, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said.
A rain-soaked hillside...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:05 PM
SEATTLE -- Nearly two weeks after a deadly landslide ravaged the once placid Stillaguamish Valley, the death toll continued to rise, and the hard work of moving on came into sharper focus.
The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Thursday...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
After Mt. Everest suffered its deadliest avalanche early Friday which killed 13 people, Discovery Channel has cancelled "Everest Jump Live," scheduled for May 11.
"In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mt Everest and respect for the families of the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
OSO, Wash. — Standing beneath a banner proclaiming "Oso Strong" one month after the deadly landslide, President Obama told the residents of the hard-hit Stillaguamish Valley that the nation is grieving with them as they struggle to rebuild homes,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A retired librarian became the first of the at least 30 people killed in last month’s landslide in Washington to be memorialized as several hundred people gathered to remember her life Saturday afternoon.
Two weeks ago, Linda McPherson was reading...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 1:00 PM
OSO, Wash. -- To mark a statewide moment of silence exactly a week after a massive mudslide slammed this rural town, about 100 firefighters and volunteers in the search for victims filed out of the fire station Saturday and stood before a U.S. flag at...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:21 AM
ARLINGTON, Wash. -- Washington officials on Friday pleaded for patience from a heartbroken public as they continued work to identify the dead from the mudslide that officially killed 17 when it tore through the rural town of Oso.
At a morning news...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:11 PM
SEATTLE – A day after the secretary of homeland security and the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency toured the site of the deadly landslide in Washington state, authorities announced Monday that they have found the remains of three more...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
SEATTLE -- Two broken legs. A broken arm. A shattered eye socket. And a memory of terror, an “unexplainable” sound “that will never get out of my head.”
That is what Amanda Skorjanc, 25, remembers after the March 22 Oso landslide...