OKANOGAN — A 1-year-old boy has died and his parents were flown to Harborview Medical Center after suffering burns while fleeing the Cold Springs Fire on Tuesday.

Environment, county and health reporter

Update, 8:15 a.m. Tuesday: The Apple Acres Fire east of Chelan, which started 11:30 a.m. Sept. 7 — eight hours after the Pearl Hill Fire began — is considered 97% contained at 5,753 acres.

EAST WENATCHEE — A man is said to have shoplifted. An officer responds. The man, now a suspect, arms himself with baseball-sized rock. The officer holsters his Taser and draws a firearm. The suspect puts down the rock and flees. The officer pursues and arrests the man without harm.

QUINCY — A 30-year-old Quincy man accused of killing another Quincy resident and keeping the body in his bedroom for several days reportedly told a witness he shot Abel Vargas in self-defense.

ROCK ISLAND — Power is out for approximately 700 Douglas County PUD customers after reports of a collision between a train and a semi truck.

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