MB: Stevens County fire arson-caused, Carson creeps on Trump, new hope for opiate addition



The Carpenter Road fire in Stevens County — which burned 18 homes and cost $20 million to fight — was started by an arsonist. (KXLY) 

A drunk driver in the wrong lane is responsible for a head-on crash that killed Spokane father Mike Baroni and his two young daughters. (KHQ) Baroni was a newspaper delivery driver who drove weekly routes for the Inlander. A GoFund me account has been set up to help support surviving wife and mother Meghan

The wife of James Henrikson, a leading suspect in the Spokane murder-for-hire case of businessman Doug Carlile, has been indicted for money laundering and mail fraud. (KREM)


A school bus overturned after driving off a highway overpass this morning in Houston, Texas, killing two students. (NBC)

A psychedelic drug called ibogaine has potential to be used to treat opiate addictions. So far, early studies in Mexico and New Zealand are showing it has promising effects. (Vox)

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's numbers in the polls are beginning to creep up on Donald Trump. (CNN)

As the Syrian refugee crisis continues with no end in sight, Hungary has closed its borders with Serbia and is detaining those trying to enter the country illegally. (New York Times)