Mudslide News

Washington Mudslide Victims’ Families File Lawsuit

Ten families of 14 Oso, Wash. mudslide victims are suing the state, county and a forest owner. The Seattle Times reported the lawsuit alleges the disaster was not natural, but the result of a series of actions and inactions. The …

Workers Recover Personal Items From Washington Mudslide

Workers sifting through debris at the Oso mudslide in Washington are finding about 50 personal items a day. The Daily Herald reported they include books, photos, guns, computers and cameras. Some of the items belonged to the 43 people who …

Washington Mudslide Death Toll at 30

The number of confirmed deaths in the Washington state mudslide rose to 30 on Thursday with the release of two more victim names. The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office says 67-year-old Gloria Halstead and 13-year-old Jovon E. Mangual, both of …

Washington Mudslide Yields 2 More Bodies

Rescuers slogging through muck and rain Tuesday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a massive mudslide instead recovered two bodies and believe they have located another eight, Washington state officials said. The grim discoveries further demoralized the four-day …