Two of the three people who fell out of a Ferris wheel ride in Washington state were released from the hospital Friday. A 47-year-old female and 7-year-old boy were treated and released from Jefferson Healthcare, said police spokeswoman Keppie Keplinger.
The federal government evacuated some workers at a former nuclear weapons production site in Washington state Tuesday after concerns about shifting soil near tunnels containing contaminated material at the Hanford Site. "There are concerns about subsidence in the soil covering railroad tunnels near a former chemical processing facility. The tunnels contain contaminated materials," the US Department of Energy said in a statement. Workers in other areas of the Hanford Site have been told to stay inside.
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