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This combination of undated file photos provided by the San Diego Sheriff's Department shows James Lee DiMaggio, 40, left, and Hannah Anderson, 16. (AP Photo/San Diego Sheriff's Department)

Suspect’s family wants DNA test on Hannah Anderson

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The family of a man suspected of kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and younger brother has asked for paternity tests to determine if the suspect fathered the children […]

08/21/2013

In this Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 photo, traffic on U.S. Highway 12 near Lolo, Mont., retreats to safety from the West Fork II fire that grew from less than 100 acres Monday morning to about 3,500 acres and burned both sides of the highway. (AP Photo/Missoulian, Kurt Wilson)

Hot, dry summer pushes wildfire spending past $1B

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires burning in Oregon, Idaho and Montana are taxing national firefighting resources and helping to push spending past $1 billion for the year. The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise […]

08/20/2013

Hannah Anderson arrives at the Boll Weevil restaurant for a fundraiser in her honor to raise money for her family, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 in Lakeside, Calif. (AP Photo/U-T San Diego, Howard Lipin)

Kidnap suspect leaves money to victim’s family

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who died in a shootout with FBI agents after kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and brother named a member of the victims’ family as his life […]

08/19/2013

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Firefighters facing another tough day in Idaho, other states

HAILEY, Idaho (AP) – Fire crews on Saturday faced another challenging day battling a rapidly growing wildfire burning closer to two posh, central Idaho resort communities, while other fires raged on in the West. In […]

08/17/2013

Hannah Anderson arrives at the Boll Weevil restaurant for a fundraiser in her honor to raise money for her family, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 in Lakeside, Calif. (AP Photo/U-T San Diego, Howard Lipin)

California teen welcomed home after kidnapping

LAKESIDE, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl got a warm welcome home reception five days after FBI agents killed a longtime family friend suspected of torturing and killing her mother and brother and escaping with […]

08/16/2013

A firefighter with the Idaho City Hotshots looks for spot fires during a back burn along the Pine-Featherville Road while battling the more than 90,000-acre Elk Fire Complex near Pine, Idaho. (AP Photo/The Times-News, Ashley Smith)

Utah fire destroys 13 homes near resort town

WANSHIP, Utah (AP) — A wildfire threatened hundreds of homes Wednesday after destroying more than a dozen others outside the resort town of Park City. The lightning-sparked blaze was among several in the West where […]

08/14/2013

Brett Anderson, wearing a shirt featuring a photo of his daughter, Hannah, makes a statement regarding her kidnapping and rescue at a news conference Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in San Diego. Anderson is flanked by San Diego County Sheriff William Gore. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

San Diego teen faces long recovery after rescue

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 16-year-old girl who was rescued during an FBI shootout with her captor in the Idaho wilderness faces a long recovery, but support from family and friends can help her lead […]

08/13/2013

An air tanker drops fire retardant on the hillside overlooking Pine, Idaho while battling the more than 80,000 acres Elk Complex FIre on Sunday Aug.11, 2013. (AP Photo/Times-News,Ashley Smith)

Crews successfully conduct burnout at Idaho town

PINE, Idaho (AP) — Fire crews in central Idaho took advantage of favorable winds to conduct burnout operations around a small mountain community, seeking to push a wildfire toward an area that was torched by […]

08/13/2013

This 2013 file photo provided by Andrew Spanswick, a friend of James Lee DiMaggio, shows DiMaggio posing for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP Photo/Andrew Spanswick)

Man killed in Idaho mirrored father’s actions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A family spokesman says the man who was killed by FBI agents in the Idaho wilderness after allegedly abducting a 16-year-old California girl followed his father’s footsteps. Andrew Spanswick said Monday […]

08/12/2013

This 2013 file photo provided by Andrew Spanswick, a friend of James Lee DiMaggio, shows DiMaggio posing for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP Photo/Andrew Spanswick)

Rescued teen returns to California with father

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The 16-year-old southern California girl who was abducted last week and rescued Saturday by FBI agents in a remote corner of the Idaho wilderness has returned home with her father, federal […]

08/12/2013

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