By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A veteran inspector who surveyed a downtown building weeks before it collapsed, killing 6 people, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound a week after the accident, authorities said Thursday.
Ronald Wagenhoffer, 52, was found shot in
By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) - Scott and Robin Spivey had a sinking feeling that something was wrong with their home when cracks began snaking across their walls in March.
The cracks soon turned into gaping fractures, and within two weeks their 600-square-foot garage broke
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Dallas suburb asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to uphold an ordinance that would ban illegal immigrants from renting homes in the town.
The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to rehear the case after a three-judge panel from the court
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas suburb's long, expensive fight to ban illegal immigrants from renting homes will get perhaps its most important hearing Wednesday before a largely conservative group of judges with the power to influence the national immigration