Summary OSO -- As hope for survivors of the devastating mudslide in Oso dims, Snohomish County officials have released information on how best to help mudslide victims, their families and struggling surrounding communities. Call 1-800-Red-Cross or visit RedCross.org to give. And the Red Cross reminded people NOT to bring donation items to area shelters.
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Summary Doug Massingale waits too, for word about his 4-month-old granddaughter. "We have to get on with our lives at some point," said Bach, who has spent the past several days in the area in hopes that searchers would find her brother, his wife, her 20-year-old great niece and the young girl's fiance. The knowledge that some victims could be abandoned to the earth is difficult to accept.
Summary A young woman takes a cell phone picture of ribbons left for mudslide victims, tied to a fence on a .... The slide is believed to have killed at least 25 people, a toll expected to increase. In a statement late Thursday, the medical examiner's office said the new official death toll includes an infant recovered earlier in the day.
Summary KGMI News Reporting, complied with AP News and ABC News. OSO, Wash. - The Snohomish County Medical Examiner's office says it has received the bodies of 17 victims of the Oso mudslide. That number is expected to go up as at least nine more bodies have been located. The official death toll includes a four-month-old girl recovered yesterday.
Summary Workers clear debris as search continues for mudslide victims. - Source: AP. "But we haven't given up." The possibility that dozens more people could be buried in the debris pile besides the 26 bodies already found has the potential to place Oso, with a total population of about 180, among the worst tragedies in Washington state history.