Families Of Lightning Victims Grateful To Rescuers - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Families Of Lightning Victims Grateful To Rescuers

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - The families of the hikers who were injured by a lightning strike in Glacier National Park are grateful to other park visitors who performed CPR and called for medical help.
    
Travis Heitman of Kalispell, Kensey Leishman of Missoula and an 11-year-old boy Heitman is mentoring are hospitalized in Kalispell and recovering from injuries suffered in the strike late Wednesday afternoon.
    
Kensey's father, Jason Leishman of Huson, says the last thing any of the three remembers is they were hustling back to the vehicle because a storm was coming.
    
A pediatrician was among the first hikers to come upon the three.
    
Travis' father, Kent Heitman, says all three are hurting and have been sleeping a lot.
    
Jason Leishman says they're sore, shook up and still a bit confused.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Can you prank your mom? 'The 25 pound turkey challenge'

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 2:36 PM EST2016-12-21 19:36:25 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>

    KHQ.COM - Most mothers can only hope by the time their children grow up and move out of the house, they've learned all the necessary things to be a successful adult, including the basic knowledge that a turkey must be cooked in an oven, or perhaps in a smoker... NOT in a microwave. For this reason a new prank-challenge going around on Facebook is resulting in some hilarious text conversations between mothers and their grown children.

    >>
  • Lynnwood man who raped dying woman gets less than 3 years in prison

    Lynnwood man who raped dying woman gets less than 3 years in prison

    Friday, November 16 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-11-16 14:45:19 GMT

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A 20-year-old Washington state man has been sentenced to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. The Daily Herald reports that Brian Varela pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, third-degree rape, and unlawful disposal of remains as part of a plea deal in the February death of 18-year-old Alyssa Noceda.   

    >>

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. - A 20-year-old Washington state man has been sentenced to less than three years in prison for raping a high school student as she died from a drug overdose and texting semi-nude photos of her. The Daily Herald reports that Brian Varela pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, third-degree rape, and unlawful disposal of remains as part of a plea deal in the February death of 18-year-old Alyssa Noceda.    

    >>
  • Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Spokane Police investigating death of man shot during sex

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:45 PM EST2018-11-15 01:45:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex. In a search warrant filed Nov. 8 in Spokane Superior Court, a detective wrote that around 2 a.m. on Nov. 4, police were called to a home in the 7800 block of North Morton Ave. after a woman said her partner shot himself in the head. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Rare, two-headed snake found in Virginia dies

    Rare, two-headed snake found in Virginia dies

    Friday, November 16 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-11-17 00:15:49 GMT
    Courtesy of the Wildlife Center of VirginiaCourtesy of the Wildlife Center of Virginia

    A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near the nation's capital has died. The Washington Post reports state herpetologist JD Kleopfer said in a Facebook post this week that the snake had died. He says it passed away peacefully last week for no apparent reason, and was discovered dead one morning. 

    >>

    A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near the nation's capital has died. The Washington Post reports state herpetologist JD Kleopfer said in a Facebook post this week that the snake had died. He says it passed away peacefully last week for no apparent reason, and was discovered dead one morning. 

    >>
  • Spokane man protesting sit-and-lie ordinance with hunger strike

    Spokane man protesting sit-and-lie ordinance with hunger strike

    Friday, November 16 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-11-16 23:54:30 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane man has had enough of the "No Sit No Lie Ordinance." He's been protesting the law since it passed in 2013, but now, he's gaining attention. Alfredo Llamedo has not eaten solid food in five days.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane man has had enough of the "No Sit No Lie Ordinance." He's been protesting the law since it passed in 2013, but now, he's gaining attention. Alfredo Llamedo has not eaten solid food in five days.

    >>
  • Man sentenced to minimum of 16 years in prison for sexual assault of child

    Man sentenced to minimum of 16 years in prison for sexual assault of child

    Friday, November 16 2018 6:10 PM EST2018-11-16 23:10:04 GMT

    A man has been sentenced to at least 16 years behind bars for sexually assaulting a child. According to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department Friday morning, 37-year-old Nathan Nave was sentenced to a minimum of 16 years and up to life in prison. 

    >>

    A man has been sentenced to at least 16 years behind bars for sexually assaulting a child. According to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department Friday morning, 37-year-old Nathan Nave was sentenced to a minimum of 16 years and up to life in prison. 

    >>