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Colbert mom says son bit by black flies despite precautions
COLBERT, Wash. - We've hit that period in the year where bugs can really be a problem. The black flies are definitely back and they're biting. Tips to avoid being bit include avoiding areas where the bugs are popular, wearing long sleeves and pants, wearing clothing that is light colored as well as utilizing bug spray. Sara Bunke has taking these precautions but the flies are still eating up her son.
Coast Guard rescues 78-year-old hiker north of Lincoln City, Ore.
LINCOLN CITY, Ore. - A Coast Guard helicopter crew assists North Lincoln Fire and Rescue by hoisted an injured, 78-year-old female hiker from a beach near God's Thumb north of Lincoln City, Saturday. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely transported the hiker to waiting emergency medical service personnel at a local casino parking lot.
Spokane Valley business owner's car broken into on camera
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - New business owner Tabatha Lowe of Tab'z on Broadway says she was not at all surprised when her car was broken into. She acknowledged that this is a frequent occurrence in the area. Security cameras outside of her business caught a clear look at the man who broke into her Durango around 5:25 Saturday morning.
Gov declares flood emergency in Maryland city
A witness says she watched cars being swept by flash flooding through a downtown street in Ellicott City, Maryland. Jessica Ur, a server at a cafe on the city's Main Street, told The Baltimore Sun she saw the gushing brown waters carry three or four parked cars down the street.
25 years later, fugitive returns to NYC, gets arrested
NEW YORK (AP) - A man who fled the country 25 years ago while facing a prison sentence for attempted murder was arrested when he arrived at a New York City airport. The Daily News reports Freddy Guerra was taken into custody Tuesday night at Kennedy Airport. He had been living in the Dominican Republic.
Homeowner trying to kill weeds ends up burning down garage
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a homeowner trying to kill troublesome weeds with a torch has burned down his garage. The Springfield News-Sun reports Springfield Township firefighters in central Ohio were called to a home around 4 a.m. Thursday for a detached garage engulfed in flames. No one was injured.