President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at the House Democratic Issues Conference in Cambridge, Md. Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans a brief visit near Seattle to survey damage from a recent mudslide that killed more than three dozen people. Obama will stop while on his way to the […]


In this photo, published Sunday, March 30, 2014, by the Seattle Times, Randy Fay, a volunteer rescue technician with Snohomish County's SnoHawk 10 rescue helicopter, helps Jetty Dooper, from the Netherlands, after a mudslide struck near Oso, Wash., on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Dooper, while visiting her friend Robin Youngblood who lived in the area, was caught in the slide when a wave of mud crashed into Youngblood’s house. (AP Photo/Larry Taylor)

Search dogs take break from mudslide recovery

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Families coping with the loss of friends and neighbors sought comfort Sunday in church services, while crews searched for more victims of the mudslide that buried the mountainside community of Oso […]


Jason Anderson searches through rubble for bodies on Cory Kuntz's property near Highway 530 Sunday, March 23, 2014. The Kuntz family had gone to a baseball game Saturday morning when the fatal slide swept through the area.(AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

Voices crying for help stop in Washington mudslide

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Voices of people crying for help in the wreckage of a deadly Washington state mudslide have stopped, and hopes of finding any more survivors waned as searchers pulled more bodies from […]


This photo provided by the Washington State Patrol shows the aftermath of a mudslide that moved a house with people inside in Snohomish County on Saturday March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Washington State Patrol)

Sheriff: 2 killed in big Washington state mudslide

SEATTLE (AP) — Two people died in a massive mudslide in Washington state on Saturday, and others were injured, the Snohomish County sheriff’s office reported. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Bronlea Mishler says two died after an estimated mile-long […]



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