Minutes before a Washington state high school freshman fatally shot four friends and then himself, he sent a group text message to his family outlining his funeral wishes and apologizing to the parents of the teenagers he was about to kill.
The firefighter severely injured in a Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is making progress, but he's not out of danger yet.
How many lattes is that?
Evacuation warnings remain for those threatened by a wildfire south of John Day, but mild weather helped crews fighting the blaze that has burned 165 square miles and destroyed 43 homes.
Court hearings have been postponed for four youths charged with arson for allegedly causing the June 29 Civic Stadium fire.
Pope Francis declared on Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart," saying he is acutely aware some feel they have no choice but to abort.
The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet.
A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said.
A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign after a federal judge summoned her to explain why she should not held in contempt.
Federal investigators have released their latest report on last year's deadly Air 4 helicopter crash outside KOMO studios - laying out the facts for the first time but still coming to no official conclusion about the cause.
The Mallard Creek Golf Course clubhouse caught fire late Monday night in Lebanon.
Licensed land surveyor Daryl Moistner shares pictures of his work along the Alaskan coastline.
A truck’s trailer carrying large wooden crates of garlic overturned Monday afternoon in this small town about five miles southeast of McMinnville.
Another 125 Oregon National Guard members have been sent to battle wildfires under the "Op Plan Smokey" order by Gov. Kate Brown.
The speedy receiver tore his ACL in the Rose Bowl and the No. 7 Ducks are taking the cautious route in his rehab, because after the football season he'll return to the track where he excels at the 110-meter hurdles.
The man says he was working a forklift during Saturday's wind storm in the Puget Sound region when a tree came down and struck his forklift.
A huge explosion Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed five people and seriously injured three others, police said.
A man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 times, authorities said Monday.
Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for an alleged Nazi gold train.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Parts of the Stouts Fire received up to one-tenth of an inch of rain Saturday as crews continued to work to strengthen control lines.