GREAT MILLS, Md. - School officials report that there's been a shooting at a Maryland high school, that the 'event is contained' and the campus is on lockdown. Federal agents from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are going to the scene, their agency tweeted.
KHQ.COM - United Airlines is pausing its pet-shipping business after mishaps that include a dog winding up in Japan instead of Kansas. United said Tuesday that it will halt PetSafe reservations while it reviews the service, which lets customers ship pets as cargo. Fees can run several hundred dollars for a medium-size or big dog.
KENNEWICK, Wash. - Authorities say a 2-year-old boy died after he wandered into the Yakima River while his father was asleep. The Tri-City Herald reports the boy died Monday at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. Benton County Sheriff Jerry Hatcher says the child's father took a nap with the boy and his 3-year-old brother around 12:30 p.m. inside the family's trailer.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on serial bombings in Texas (all times local): 5:30 a.m. Federal agents tell The Washington Post that a package bomb exploded shortly after midnight Tuesday inside a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas. Spokeswomen for the FBI and the ATF say both agencies are at the scene. The explosion happened at the facility just northeast of San Antonio sometime around 1 a.m., said FBI Special Agent Michelle Lee.
SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane family says they need help tracking down a hit and run driver for a crash that totaled their daughter's car. It happened near Fifth and Maple, right by the I-90 off ramp on Sunday. "The most frightening phone call that you can imagine at 1:30 in the morning," said Dana Divine, Alyssa Genther's mother.
Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, March 19th.
OLDTOWN, Idaho - Fire crews in Bonner County are working to put out a large structure fire in the Oldtown area Monday night. The Bonner County Sheriff's Office reports Highway 41 is closed while crews work to put the fire out. Witnesses say a house near the intersection of Highway 41 and E. 4th Ave. S. caught fire Monday night. Video from the scene shows smoke and flames pouring from the building.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Four explosions have rocked Texas' capital in less than three weeks and authorities say a serial bomber is likely to blame. But they don't appear closer to making any arrests. Three package bombs left on doorsteps over 10 days starting on March 2 killed two people and injured two others.
KING COUNTY, Wash. - A Department of Natural Resources worker searching for a rumored "gingerbread treehouse" in the Snoqualmie National Forest found the house. Inside it was a cache of child porn that led to a man's arrest.
SPOKANE, Wash.- "Spokane friends, tear this propaganda of hate down." That's the message from a Spokane man and his friend after racist flyers were posted downtown. The flyers were found on Eastern Washington University's campus last month and have now made their way to Spokane. "It was an immediate rush of anger and sadness and just shock," said Ryan Stocks.