Sep 27, 2012
German police: Woman suspected of killing 5 babies
A 28-year-old woman in Germany killed her five infants shortly after giving birth to them in secret at home and in the woods, and hid their bodies because she worried her husband would leave her if she had any more children, authorities said Thursday.
Wildfires force evacuations across the West | Sept. 11,
Photos by Don Seabrook/The Wenatchee World Flames approach a house in Wenatchee, about 140 miles east of Seattle, early Tuesday morning.
Highway 141 Fire near White Salmon is 85 percent contained
The Highway 141 Fire Complex between Husum and White Salmon has burned nearly 1,700 acres as of this morning, and recent cooler temperatures and lighter winds are expected to help emergency crews get a handle on the blaze that began burning last Wednesday.
Evacuations lifted in Highway 141 fire | Sept. 10,
Evacuations were lifted on Monday morning in the Highway 141 fire burning between White Salmon and Husum, which is 75 percent contained.
Fire near White Salmon now 40 percent contained | Sept. 8,
The Highway 141 Fire, burning between White Salmon and Husum in the Columbia River Gorge, grew by about 200 acres overnight to 1,614 acres, according to the latest update from the fire managers.