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  • Damage in Puerto Rico strains relief efforts by agencies

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal agencies are grappling with the vast scale of the disaster in Puerto Rico left by Hurricane Maria, the third major storm to strike the U.S. in less than a month. Three days after the massive hurricane crossed the U.S. territory, towns in Puerto Rico remain without fresh water, fuel, power or phone service.

  • Memorial highway proposed to remember Freeman shooting victim

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Sam Strahan memorial Highway has been proposed to remember the only victim who lost his life on the day of the Freeman high school shooting.  Spokane radio station KISS 98.1 is spearheading the petition to name a stretch of Highway 27 though the town of Freeman the Sam Strahan Memorial Highway, to never forget the young man's sacrifice.

  • Hundreds try to set world record for human peace sign in Boston

    BOSTON (AP) - Hundreds have gathered at the country's oldest public park to try to set a Guinness world record for the largest human peace symbol. At around noon Saturday, 1,682 people reportedly assembled in a circular formation, holding up the "V'' hand sign for peace, on Boston Common. The gathering failed to set a record- it needed more than 5,000 people.

  • Congressman to Texas flood victims: 'God is telling you to move'

    The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee says victims of repeat flooding should consider Harvey's devastation a sign from on high. U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling, a Republican from Dallas, said on CNBC during a segment on flood insurance Thursday that U.S. taxpayers should not have to foot the bill for at-risk homes that have flooded over and over again.

  • Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at 68 after battle with cancer

    Soul singer Charles Bradley has died after battling cancer.  The Florida-born, Brooklyn-based performer found success later in life after he was discovered working as a James Brown impersonator by Daptone Records co-founder Gabriel Roth.

  • North Korea: Trump insult ensures attack on US

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korea's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump's insult calling leader Kim Jong Un "rocket man" makes "our rocket's visit to the entire US mainland inevitable all the more."

  • Bremerton Police: Officers shoot man during standoff at home

    BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in northwestern Washington state say police shot a 36-year-old man who pointed a handgun at officers surrounding a house during a standoff. The Bremerton Police Department in a statement says officers opened fire at about 8 a.m. Saturday when the man placed his arm through a window and pointed a handgun at officers.

  • Volunteers make bracelets for Freeman High School

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: A fundraising effort to help the victims of the Freeman High School shooting has proven so popular, the organizer has taken the project online. Initially, organizer Noel Rademacher crafted hundreds of metal Freeman Strong bracelets for a one-day-only sale on Friday, but the response proved so overwhelming, she's started an online store to sell the bracelets.

  • Police identify Porsche driver who plowed into Idaho crowd

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Police have identified the driver of a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show as Roy L. Drennon of Eagle, Idaho. Eleven people were injured in the crash last week. Boise Police Lt. Charles LeBar said at the time that the driver was "kind of showing off for the crowd" and lost control of the vehicle as he left a "Cars and Coffee" event in Boise.

  • Washington State University eyes composting human remains

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State University wants to start a pilot program to test methods of decomposing human bodies that could offer an alternative to burial or cremation. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports  that the school is acquiring necessary approvals to test equipment at one of its campus facilities as part of the Urban Death Project.

  • Department of Justice finishes review of Pasco police

    PASCO, Wash. (AP) - The Department of Justice has completed its review of the Pasco Police Department that was launched after the shooting of a Mexican national in 2015. The agency's community oriented policing deputy director says the department is making great strides toward improving the relationship it has with Pasco residents.

  • Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Officials say the death toll from this week's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in central Mexico has climbed to 305. Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe Puente sent out a tweet on Saturday saying 167 of those deaths were in Mexico City. Morelos state accounted for 73, Puebla for 45, Mexico State for 13, Guerrero for six and Oaxaca for one.

  • Following Trump remarks, NFL union defends players' right to demonstrate

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - The executive director of the NFL players' union is responding to President Donald Trump's comments about players who kneel during the national anthem, saying no one should have to "choose a job that forces them to surrender their rights."

  • Police: Stolen RV recovered with about 10 dogs still inside

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Police in western Washington state say they've recovered a stolen motor home and reunited its owner with about 10 dogs that were inside.

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  • Florida Georgia Line drummer performs, shares inspirational message with elementary students

    Florida Georgia Line drummer performs, shares inspirational message with elementary students

    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:15:58 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:15:58 GMT

    Florida Georgia Line visited Tri-Cities for a concert at the Toyota Center but drummer Sean Fuller got an early start on the day. 

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    Florida Georgia Line visited Tri-Cities for a concert at the Toyota Center but drummer Sean Fuller got an early start on the day. 

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  • Flood-Damaged Vehicle Scam Warning

    Flood-Damaged Vehicle Scam Warning

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:28:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 23:05:25 GMT

    Tips on how to not fall victim to scammers who take flood-damaged vehicles and make them look like new.

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    Tips on how to not fall victim to scammers who take flood-damaged vehicles and make them look like new.

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  • Man Faces 26 Felony Charges

    Man Faces 26 Felony Charges

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:51:22 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:03:55 GMT

    Court documents involving Charles Green have been obtained by KULR-8.

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    Court documents involving Charles Green have been obtained by KULR-8.

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