- 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended Updated: Jul-31-15 8:49 pm
OPA-LOCKA, Florida - After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hunt.
- Southwest Oregon wildfire spreads quickly in scorching heat Updated: Jul-31-15 8:32 pm
CANYONVILLE, Oregon - Record-breaking heat and parched forestlands fueled a southwest Oregon wildfire that rapidly spread to nearly 10 square miles.
- The latest: Coast Guard suspends search for missing teens Updated: Jul-31-15 8:26 pm
MIAMI - The latest on the search for the two teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:
- Colombian military plane crashes, killing all 11 on board Updated: Jul-31-15 8:25 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A Colombian military transport plane crashed in the country's north on Friday, killing all 11 personnel aboard.
- Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought Updated: Jul-31-15 8:23 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.
- Woman pleads guilty in crash that killed JeffCo deputy Updated: Jul-31-15 8:16 pm
GOLDEN, Colorado - A Denver woman who struck and killed an off-duty Jefferson County sheriff's deputy who was directing traffic at the scene of a multi-car crash has pleaded guilty.
- Several wildfires blackening dry California's golden hills Updated: Jul-31-15 8:13 pm
LOWER LAKE, California - Wildfires blackened the golden hills of California on Friday, egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds.
- Medical examiner: motorist hit by train killed herself Updated: Jul-31-15 8:07 pm
TACOMA, Washington - The Pierce County Medical Examiner's office says a 77-year-old woman who parked her pickup truck on train tracks in Puyallup Thursday killed herself.
- Ohio bicyclist, 15, killed by train at crossing Updated: Jul-31-15 7:58 pm
HURON, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy was killed in northern Ohio when he was hit by a train while riding his bicycle across the tracks.
- Farm owner thought vehicle was fine before hayride crash Updated: Jul-31-15 7:53 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The owner of a farm where a teenager was killed on a Halloween-themed hayride last fall said he never would have allowed a vehicle with mechanical problems to haul people on the attraction.
- Troopers: 1 dead, others injured, in Alaska highway crash Updated: Jul-31-15 7:52 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say one person is dead and numerous others are injured in a highway crash involving at least seven vehicles, including a tour bus.
- Coast Guard honors teenage plane crash survivor Updated: Jul-31-15 7:50 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The U.S. Coast Guard has honored the teenage survivor of a plane crash near Juneau for helping other passengers and attracting the attention of rescuers.
- California site will let residents tattle on water wasters Updated: Jul-31-15 7:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California is launching a website that lets residents tattle on water wasters, from neighbors with leaky sprinklers to waiters who serve water without asking.
- Brown declares state of emergency for California wildfires Updated: Jul-31-15 7:28 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown is declaring a state of emergency throughout California as wildfires rage in the parched state.
- FAA: 'Unmanned aircraft' seen flying near NY airport Updated: Jul-31-15 7:16 pm
NEW YORK - Federal officials are investigating after a pilot reported seeing an unmanned aircraft while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport.
- Pipeline companies won't move line from Arkansas watershed Updated: Jul-31-15 7:08 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Two subsidiaries of ExxonMobil said in a court filing Friday that they won't move the Pegasus Pipeline from beneath the watershed where Central Arkansas gets most of its drinking water.
- Crews to begin rock hauling at site of Oklahoma rockslide Updated: Jul-31-15 7:01 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma transportation officials say workers are preparing to start rock hauling at the site of a rockslide that has closed a portion of Interstate 35 between Oklahoma City and Dallas.
- Employee dorm fire kills 1, injures 4 in Grand Teton Updated: Jul-31-15 6:55 pm
MOOSE, Wyoming - A fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park killed one person and injured four others in the third emergency for national park concession workers in Wyoming in the past two months.
- Fire shuts down roaster at Nevada gold mine; no one hurt Updated: Jul-31-15 6:49 pm
ELKO, Nevada - Federal safety officials are investigating the cause of a fire at a gold mine in northeast Nevada.
- Lawsuits filed over medical helicopter crash in Frisco Updated: Jul-31-15 6:28 pm
FRISCO, Colorado - An attorney for two people who were injured in a fiery helicopter crash in Frisco that killed the pilot filed lawsuits Friday, saying a rotor malfunctioned, sending the aircraft spinning out of control.
- Worker dies in trench accident in western Massachusetts Updated: Jul-31-15 6:23 pm
LONGMEADOW, Massachusetts - Federal officials are investigating the death of a construction worker who became trapped in a trench that filled with water during a sewer project in Longmeadow.
- Indicted ex-coal chief asks to take NC business trip Updated: Jul-31-15 5:53 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship wants a judge to let him take a business trip to North Carolina.
- Accident has changed how Panthers QB Newton's views life Updated: Jul-31-15 5:39 pm
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - Cam Newton glances down at the faded yellow hospital bracelet on his left wrist, twirls it around with his fingers and contemplates how much his view of life has changed since an automobile accident last December.
- 21 stray horses killed in Thermopolis area, BLM investigates Updated: Jul-31-15 5:37 pm
THERMOPOLIS, Wyoming - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it's investigating the killing of 21 stray horses on federal and state land northwest of Thermopolis.
- Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling Updated: Jul-31-15 5:34 pm
LOS ANGELES - As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: City trees going neglected and becoming diseased or even falling.