Tag: Accidents and disasters

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SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. — Authorities say a faulty extension cord is to blame for a house fire outside Philadelphia that killed a deputy sheriff's two...
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BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. — The Latest on the shooting of two St. Louis-area police officers saved by their bulletproof vests (all times local): ...
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A central Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to charges for breaking into a local bank this past summer and setting...
The Latest: California fires prompt tougher utility rules

SAN FRANCISCO — The Latest on California toughening rules meant to prevent power lines from sparking wildfires (all times local): ...
West Virginia bridge collapse prompted inspection mandate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Truck driver Bill Needham braced for death at the bottom of the Ohio River after a bridge collapse 50 years ago...
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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — U.S. officials want to fine an Idaho company that sent radioactive materials across the country that leaked from lead containers...
California will set more fires to try to stop wildfires

LOS ANGELES — California's seemingly endless cycle of wildfires is prompting authorities to make plans to set more "controlled burns" to thin forests choked...
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DETROIT — Relatives of an engaged couple who died when a vehicle driving the wrong way on Interstate 275 in Wayne County crashed into...
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SALT LAKE CITY — Firefighters in Salt Lake City helped rescue two men whose truck slid off an icy highway and into a pond...
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COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 24-year-old man has entered a plea in connection with a freeway crash that killed a fire chief in southern...

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