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Bridge collapse victim's uncle rages at 'incompetence'

Jennifer Kay and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:22pm

As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span.

Teen, man who often got her out of school located in Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:17pm

Authorities say a missing Pennsylvania teenager and a 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school without her parents' permission have been located in Mexico.

Gunman kills 1 at Southern California mall, wounds himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:08pm

Shoppers at a Southern California mall ran into stores and out the exits Saturday after authorities said a gunman shot and killed one person and then turned the gun on himself.

The Latest: Moment of silence for bridge collapse victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 6:59pm

The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local):

The Latest: AP source says McCabe kept notes on Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 6:54pm

The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director (all times local):

Man found dead in parked California van had criminal history

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 6:22pm

A homeless man found dead with three others in a parked van outside a Southern California strip mall had a lengthy criminal history, including convictions for conspiracy to murder and child abuse, authorities said Saturday.

Governor disagrees with parole of ex-radical who killed cops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 6:18pm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he strongly disagrees with a parole board's decision to grant parole to an ex-radical convicted in the 1971 killings of two police officers.

Teacher apologizes for accidentally firing gun in classroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 5:12pm

A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, causing minor injuries to three students.

The Latest: Man kills person at California mall, wounds self

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 5:02pm

The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Southern California mall (all times local):

McCabe kept memos on Trump dealings; Mueller now has them

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:42pm

Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos detailing interactions with the president that have been provided to the special counsel's office and are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.

Shooting prompts lockdown at suburban Cleveland mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:38pm

The police chief in a Cleveland suburb where a shooting prompted the lockdown of a popular shopping mall says a suspect is in custody and a victim is hospitalized in stable condition.

2 Romanians sentenced in multistate ATM skimming scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:34pm

Two Romanian nationals convicted in a multistate ATM skimming scheme have been sentenced to prison.

Illinois governor race more fierce, costly as primary nears

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 4:20pm

The candidates for Illinois governor are making their final push ahead of Tuesday's primary, greeting voters and sinking more money into what's become an increasingly fierce — and expensive — contest.

Texas authorities: At least 12 arrested for animal ritual

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:49pm

Authorities in Texas have arrested at least a dozen people for animal cruelty after interrupting what they believe was ritual sacrifice.

5 doctors charged with taking kickbacks to tout painkiller

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:32pm

Five New York City doctors were arrested Friday on charges that they accepted bribes and kickbacks from an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company to prescribe large volumes of a highly addictive painkiller.

Police: Colorado home invasion suspects arrested in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:25pm

Utah authorities arrested a couple sought in an armed home invasion in Greeley, Colorado, but not before one suspect bolted from a motel room and hid in a parked car.

UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:44pm

Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Judge gives FBI more time in alleged serial killer case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:26pm

A judge has given the FBI more time to pull data from cellphones collected during its probe of a Gary man accused of killing seven women.

Superintendent apologizes for airing school shooting audio

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:05pm

A Pennsylvania school district that played audio clips of the Florida high school mass shooting during a tribute to victims has apologized.

Chicago River dyed green for St. Patrick's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:48pm

The Chicago River has been dyed a bright shade of green, kicking off the city's St. Patrick's Day festivities.