- The Washington Times - Monday, June 10, 2002

Colorado wildfire destroys 20 homes
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. Twenty homes were destroyed and 2,000 people evacuated near this resort community yesterday as a wind-fanned wildfire raged at the base of Storm King Mountain.
No injuries were reported. Much of the damage was in trailer parks, said Nan Sundeen, spokeswoman for agencies fighting the fire.
The Colorado National Guard sent 100 soldiers to control access and security.
Winds gusting in excess of 40 mph were reported.

Boy dies, dad missing at Yellowstone lake
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. A boy's body was found in a remote lake and his father was missing after an apparent canoeing accident.
David Graham, 39, and Quinn Graham, 12, of Chubbuck, Idaho, had obtained a backcountry permit to camp Thursday and Friday night on the south shore of Shoshone Lake, park officials said.
Boaters found their canoe Friday night. Park rangers found Quinn's body about a quarter-mile north of the canoe. His father's life jacket and other items were found nearby.
Shoshone Lake is 10 miles southeast of Old Faithful. It can be reached only by trail or by canoeing through a channel from a smaller lake.

Three passengers killed when bus crashes
COLORADO CITY, Texas A Greyhound bus crashed into a tractor-trailer in central Texas early yesterday, killing three passengers and injuring about two dozen others, officials said.
The bus was on Interstate 20, traveling from Los Angeles to Dallas, when it hit the tractor-trailer as the truck merged into traffic from a rest stop, said Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Erin Hale.
All three persons killed were at the front of the bus, Miss Hale said.
About two dozen other passengers were taken to hospitals. Miss Hale did not know the extent of their injuries. She said the bus driver, Earlie Johnson, 39, of Sweetwater, had a serious leg injury but was expected to survive.

Mom accused of killing disabled adult sons
GRIFFIN, Ga. A woman shot her two disabled sons at a rehabilitation center where they had been living, then waited in the lobby for police to arrive, authorities said. Both men died early yesterday.
Carol Carr, 63, is charged with two counts of murder and could face additional charges, said Griffin police spokesman Sgt. James Landham.
She reportedly shot both men in their room at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation on Saturday night, then walked to the lobby, sat down on a sofa and waited to be arrested, Mr. Landham said. He would not discuss motives for the killings.
Police identified the sons as Michael Randy Scott, 42, and Andy Byron Scott, 41. Mr. Landham said both had suffered from a long-term degenerative disease.

Puerto Rican Day parade draws thousands
NEW YORK Hundreds of thousands of people turned out yesterday along Manhattan's Fifth Avenue to express their Puerto Rican pride mixed with American patriotism in honor of those killed on September 11.
Olga Ortiz, 49, waved a Puerto Rican flag during the National Puerto Rican Day Parade and said she attended, in part, to show strength after the terrorist attacks.
"It shows we don't have to be scared. They're not going to stop us, we're not going to be intimidated," she said.
In a city with a Puerto Rican population of nearly 800,000, politicians were among many dignitaries who participated. This year, the parade's grand marshal was Nicholas Estavillo, chief of patrol for New York City police.

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