Official: Train Brake Automatically Activated In Fatal Wreck Investigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted by the presence of an employee-in-training next to him in the locomotive, a federal official said Tuesday.
McCain Says He's Feeling Well, Vows To Return In JanuaryRepublican Sen. John McCain on Monday expressed thanks for the overwhelming support as he battles brain cancer.
'Double Hat Bandit' Arrested After Robbing Banks In Seven StatesShayne Carson, 54, is thought to be responsible for at least 18 bank robberies in seven states, including Colorado.
1 Dead, 3 Injured In Washington State High School ShootingA shooter opened fire at a high school in Washington state Wednesday.
US Marks 9/11 Anniversary With Resolve, Tears And HopeTrump, a native New Yorker observing the anniversary for the first time as the country's leader, assured victims' families that "our entire nation grieves with you" and issued stern words to extremists.
Fire Or Volcano? Oregon Blaze Sparks Eruption ComparisonsThe only comparison people could come up with was the eruption of Mount St. Helens.
Alert Plane Passenger Tips Off Authorities To Child Sex Abuse SuspectsA sharp-eyed airline passenger spotted another passenger texting about sexually assaulting children, leading officers in California and Washington state to arrest two people and find two young victims, authorities said Thursday.
Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut JobsSeattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a study released Tuesday.
Firefighters Save Ducklings As Anxious Mom WaitsFirefighters in Washington, D.C., helped save several ducklings from a storm drain on Monday.
People Of Different Faiths, Cultures Unite On MLK WeekendPeople from different faiths and cultures came together in the Denver metro area to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Suspect Wanted By FBI For Multiple Bank Robberies Could Be In DenverAn armed and dangerous man suspected of robbing multiple banks in Utah and the state of Washington could be in the Denver area, according to the FBI.
What Would Washington, D.C. Be Called If It Became A State?District of Columbia leaders have come up with a new name for the city in the unlikely event that it becomes a state.