DENVER (AP) — A pilot's actions are to blame for a 2014 crash that left five people dead near Erie Municipal Airport.
The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2b7xXuX) 41-year-old Tori Rains-Wedan and her sons, 15-year-old Mason and 11-year-olds Austin and Hunter, died in the crash along with the pilot, 67-year-old Oliver Frascona.
A probable cause report that was recently released by the National Transportation Safety Board says Frascona's actions...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A multiyear study of mercury contamination is underway in a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Idaho-Oregon border that's part of a power company's effort to renew its license with the federal government.
Idaho Power says the five- to eight-year study now in its second year is needed to better understand the high mercury levels in fish in the Hells Canyon Complex on the Snake River.
CHICAGO (AP) — The son of a Chicago police officer is the latest victim of the city's gun violence.
Police say 19-year-old Arshell Dennis was shot in the chest early Sunday and pronounced dead. A 20-year-old man also was shot and hospitalized in serious condition. Both were on a porch outside a home.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the deceased's father, Arshell "Chico" Dennis, worked patrol with Superintendent Eddie Johnson....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Suicide Squad" isn't looking as bright in weekend two.
According to studio estimates Sunday, the closely watched anti-hero film dropped an estimated 67 percent from its debut last weekend. Word of mouth may have caught up with the poorly reviewed film, but it still topped the box office with $43.8 million.
Meanwhile, the raunchy animated comedy "Sausage Party" had reason to celebrate. The R-rated film co-written by Seth Rogen...