By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Anti-regime activists in Syria said Friday that government gunners rained shells on a poor, farming village before armed thugs moved in, leaving scores of people dead in what rebels claim is one of the worst single days of bloodshed in the uprising
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal regulators Thursday disclosed the most detailed information to date on damage at California's idled San Onofre nuclear power plant, where scores of tubes that carry radioactive water have eroded at an alarming rate.
OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced Wednesday the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands.
Effective midnight, July 12, 2012, the following changes will be implemented:
CHICAGO (CBS) — It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.
The youngest victim was just 13 years old. The boy was shot multiple
times while standing on a porch around 9:25 p.m. Wednesday in the 2400
block of West 47th
By YINKA IBUKUNAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A truck carrying fuel veered off the road into a ditch, caught fire and exploded in Nigeria's oil-rich delta on Thursday, killing at least 95 people who had rushed to the scene to scoop fuel that had spilled, an official said, in a tragic
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - The father of the three girls killed in a Christmas morning house fire has sued the city, his ex-wife's contractor boyfriend and several others who did work on the home, saying they all had roles into making it into a "firetrap."
Matthew Badger's lawsuit, filed
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A rail company says the fire from a train derailment and explosion in Columbus, Ohio, is now out, and it has started clearing the site.
Part of the train derailed early Wednesday on Norfolk Southern Corp. tracks north of downtown, and three tank cars carrying ethanol exploded
By RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's a tradition at the Los Angeles Police Department -when the child of a veteran officer joins the force, father and child pull a shift on patrol together. Usually it's a proud dad and his son.
On Wednesday, Officer Jamie
By AMY TAXIN and DAVID R. MARTINAssociated Press
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - The Sheriff's Department said Thursday it was working with police and the district attorney's office to investigate possible criminal activity within the government of San Bernardino, where city officials voted
UPDATE: Sheriff's Office investigators have a much better understanding of what happened in the near drowning incident Wednesday at Spirit Lake. According to the investigation August J. (A.J.) Marksworth, 16 of Spirit Lake and Nathan T. Thiers, 15, also of Spirit Lake were at the mill pond area