A mudslide hit Oso, Washington on March 22, 2014, devastating a small, remote community. NBC News covers the victims, first responders and others who have been personally affected by the tragedy, as well as the science behind the slide.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday blames state and local officials and a logging firm for the mudslide, which killed 43 people in March 2014.
The chances of finding new survivors in the Washington mudslide are "almost nonexistent," a federal incident commander said Wednesday, but searchers are still hopeful that the 15 people still missing will be located.
A grandmother and her 4-month-old granddaughter, a 5-year-old girl looking forward to Girl Scouts, a Navy commander and a family from three generations are among the people positively identified as victims in a massive mudslide that crushed part of the town of Oso, Wash., along the north fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22.