Rescue personnel, with divers in the water, search the area of a small plane crash in the Spokane River, Thursday, May 7, 2015, just east of Upriver Dam adjacent to Felts Field in Spokane, Wash. (Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review via AP)

Official: 2 dead after plane crashes into Spokane River

The plane went down in the Spokane River late Thursday afternoon. Spokane Valley Fire Deputy Chief Andy Hail said the men were under water for about 30 minutes before sheriff’s divers pulled them from the cold water at about 4:45 p.m.

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Blue Bell: Several months before ice cream back in stores

Blue Bell CEO and President Paul Kruse said Thursday that ongoing cleaning and sanitizing of its four productions facilities in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama, along with new training for employees, will take longer than initially anticipated.

Queen of Angels Catholic School placed 200 pinwheels in its front lawn on Thursday May 7, 2015 to raise awareness for child abuse and neglect.

Pinwheels planted to protect children

Queen of Angels Catholic School placed 200 pinwheels in front of its building to serve as a reminder to raise awareness about child abuse prevention.