NEW YORK — A former federal transportation security agent was held on $3,000 bail Saturday after being charged with luring a 21-year-old Korean exchange student into a bathroom at a New York City airport and molesting her.
Patrons braved Saturday's wind, intermittent rain and occasional whiffs of garlic breath for the Heirloom Tomato and Garlic Festival at Northwest Organic Farms, where they could browse farm-grown fare and have their gardening questions answered by Washington State University Extension master gardeners.
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press
August 29, 2015 8:51 p.m.
HOUSTON — Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a “senseless and cowardly act.”
By STEVEN K. PAULSON, Associated Press
August 29, 2015 2:29 p.m.
DENVER — An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "disturbance on the plane."
By REBECCA SANTANA and KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press
August 29, 2015 2:19 p.m.
NEW ORLEANS — Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency of a region still recovering from a disaster that killed more than 1,800 people and caused $151 billion in damage.
Something old and something new awaits treasure collectors at the Camas Vintage and Art Faire. The seventh annual event runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, featuring more than 60 vintage, antique and upcycled vendors, along with local artists for an eclectic mix of items. Live music will accompany the fair taking place along Northeast Fourth Avenue, Camas. http://downtowncamas.com
It was announced this week that The Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay, a landmark on the waterfront since the 1960s, will close Oct. 31, leaving 82 employees without jobs. Also in the news this week: Campaign launched to write-in Rep. Liz Pike for council chair, home prices up, demand grows for consumable marijuana, and a plastic bag pilot program.