- CSX: Most cars that derailed in Washington back on tracks Updated: May-02-16 7:18 pm
WASHINGTON - Train cars that derailed in the nation's capital over the weekend have largely been put back on the tracks, and workers on Monday finished offloading hazardous materials from two of the cars, CSX officials said.
- Wildfires cause dip in new California housing units Updated: May-02-16 7:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The number of new housing units in California declined last year for the first time since the start of the economic recovery, due mostly to wildfires that scorched more than 2,000 homes, state officials reported Monday.
- Coast councilwoman's skull fractured after she is hit by car Updated: May-02-16 7:01 pm
BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi - A Bay St. Louis city council member has undergone surgery to alleviate bleeding in her head after witnesses say she was struck by a car outside a church where she was going to a funeral.
- Man pleads guilty to setting fire in store during riots Updated: May-02-16 6:57 pm
BALTIMORE - A man has pleaded guilty to setting a liquor store on fire during the riots that rocked Baltimore last year in the wake of Freddie Gray's death after he was injured in police custody.
- The Latest: Amtrak also affected Tuesday by CSX derailment Updated: May-02-16 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C. (all times local):
- Man, 63, dies in Pierce County house fire; 2 others escape Updated: May-02-16 6:45 pm
GRAHAM, Washington - Fire officials say a 63-year-old man died in a house fire in the Pierce County town of Graham.
- Column: NASCAR's Talladega wreckfest comes at a price Updated: May-02-16 6:31 pm
TALLADEGA, Alabama - Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a driver to compete.
- Prosecutor: Evidence speaks for 10 'Grim Sleeper' victims Updated: May-02-16 6:29 pm
LOS ANGELES - The victims were all young black women, some were prostitutes and most had been using cocaine before their bodies were discovered in alleys in a rough part of Los Angeles, hidden in trash bins or covered by mattresses or debris.
- Child, man, killed, 7 others hurt in collision on road Updated: May-02-16 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Police say a man has died from injuries in a Philadelphia crash that earlier killed a child and sent seven other people - three of them children - to hospitals.
- Enbridge predicts $62M in fines, penalties tied to oil spill Updated: May-02-16 5:52 pm
MARSHALL, Michigan - A pipeline company says it expects $62 million in fines and penalties related to a 2010 Michigan oil spill.
- School bus, vehicle collide in eastern Pennsylvania Updated: May-02-16 5:40 pm
SINKING SPRING, Pennsylvania - Authorities say a school bus and a car were involved in a crash in eastern Pennsylvania, sending the car driver and 17 students to the hospital, but no major injuries were reported.
- Trucker involved in deadly crash pleads not guilty to murder Updated: May-02-16 5:31 pm
VICTORVILLE, California - The driver of a dump truck that careened off a Southern California freeway and crushed a car, killing two teenagers, has pleaded not guilty to murder.
- Woman charged after 2 brothers hurt in hit-and-run accident Updated: May-02-16 5:17 pm
SAYREVILLE, New Jersey - Authorities have charged an accused hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck and injured two young brothers as they walked to school in Sayreville.
- Teens to witness mock crash ahead of prom, graduation season Updated: May-02-16 5:17 pm
TOWER CITY, North Dakota - Students at a North Dakota high school will be witnessing a mock car-crash event as part of a safety campaign that authorities are launching ahead of prom and graduation season.
- Disbarred Billings attorney denies wire fraud charges Updated: May-02-16 5:14 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A Billings attorney who was disbarred last summer now faces federal wire fraud charges for keeping $65,500 that should have been distributed to the family of a man who was killed in a car crash.
- 3-year-old survives fall from cliff that kills his mother Updated: May-02-16 4:49 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A 3-year-old boy survived a 50-foot fall at a popular Oregon hiking trail that killed his 37-year-old mother.
- Rock slide damages train tracks in southern West Virginia Updated: May-02-16 4:32 pm
BORDERLAND, West Virginia - Norfolk Southern says a rock slide has temporarily closed tracks in both directions in southern West Virginia.
- Authorities seek cellphone in crash that killed firefighter Updated: May-02-16 4:31 pm
CINCINNATI - Authorities are trying to determine whether distracted driving was involved in a crash that killed a Cincinnati firefighter on his way to work.
- Woman files wrongful death lawsuit in doghouse highway death Updated: May-02-16 4:19 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A northern Utah woman whose husband and 4-year-old daughter were killed when a doghouse fell out of a man's truck and caused a highway pileup has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
- US agency's Nevada boss urges roundup of 4,000 mustangs Updated: May-02-16 4:13 pm
RENO, Nevada - Concerned about continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland in Nevada, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's state director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County - more mustangs than were gathered across 10 Western states combined last year.
- 2 killed in stunt 'air combat' plane crash near Vegas Updated: May-02-16 4:06 pm
LAS VEGAS - The two men killed when a stunt plane crashed near Las Vegas were performing "air combat" maneuvers as part of a paid flight experience provided by a tourism company catering to extreme adventure-seekers.
- Authorities identify victims of weekend car crash near Nemo Updated: May-02-16 4:01 pm
NEMO, South Dakota - Law enforcement authorities have released the names of two men who died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in western South Dakota.
- Kosovo airport shuts after flight leaves runway on landing Updated: May-02-16 3:55 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo - Kosovo's main airport says it has temporarily shut down after a Turkish Airlines flight appeared to have overshot a runway while landing in rainy weather.
- Arizona lowers speed limit on dusty stretch of I-10 Updated: May-02-16 3:35 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Arizona officials are asking drivers to slow down on a highway near the New Mexico border after dust storms caused several car crashes.
- Dallas student accidentally shoots himself at high school Updated: May-02-16 3:20 pm
DALLAS - Officials say a high school student accidentally shot himself after bringing a handgun to school that he carried in his pocket.