By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA and STEPHEN WRIGHT, Associated Press MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) 07/10 — A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth,
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) 06/26 — A 77-year-old man set a fire to lure firefighters to his Southern California retirement home so he could shoot them,
MIAMI (AP) 06/05 — The former sheriff’s deputy who’s been called a coward for his actions during a mass shooting at a Florida high school says he’s haunted by what happened.Read more »
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) 05/26 — Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol.Read more »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) 05/16 — An autopsy report says a 38-year-old Florida man was killed by an exploding vape pen.
The report released Tuesday confirms the vape pen was responsible for the May 5 death of Tallmadge D’Elia in St.
BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) 05/14 — Police used technology to help save 14 ducklings from a storm drain on Mother’s Day.Officers with the Suffolk Police Department on Long Island on Sunday responded to a 911 call that several ducklings had fallen into a storm drain,Read more »
CINCINNATI (AP) 05/14 — Cincinnati’s mayor says the city failed in its response to two 911 calls from a 16-year-old boy who died after being trapped in a minivan.Read more »
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) 05/03— A fiery explosion rocked a Connecticut town while police were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/20 — Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month,Read more »
HOUSTON (AP) 04/19 — Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation.Read more »
By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 04/13 — Authorities pledged on Thursday to find out what went wrong in the death of a 16-year-old boy they say became trapped by a minivan bench seat in a school parking lot and whose body was found about six hours after he first called 911.
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 04/12 — The Kansas police officer who fired the shot that killed a man during a hoax emergency call will not face criminal charges,
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 03/26 — With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in Russia’s Siberia.
MIAMI (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local): 10:40 p.m.
Police in Miami say they believe they have recovered all the bodies of victims in a catastrophic bridge collapse on a busy highway.
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 03/17 — An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span,
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 03/16 — An innovative pedestrian bridge being built at Florida International University was put to a “stress test”
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 03/09 — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is expected Friday to meet with families of the 17 people who were killed in a school shooting,
CHICAGO (AP) 02/09 — The Latest on a winter storm affecting parts of the U.S. (all times local):4:40 p.m.
Police counted up 16 semitrailers among 38 vehicles involved in a chain-reaction crash amid heavy snowfall that blocked Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan for several hours.
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 01/15 — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii,
By CALEB JONES and AUDREY McAVOY, HONOLULU (AP) 01/14 — The second recent blunder in Hawaii’s planning for a possible North Korean nuclear attack left islanders shaken after an emergency alert warning of an imminent strike sounded on hundreds of thousands of cellphones.