By By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey bridge where a train derailed last week, releasing a hazardous chemical into the air, had a series of rail alignment problems leading up to the derailment, the National Transportation Safety Board's top official said
By By RACHEL D'ORO and WILSON RINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Israel Keyes, in jail for the killing of an Alaska barista, gradually began confessing to investigators that he had killed others: a couple in Vermont, four people in Washington state, someone in New York.
By By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - An Army private charged with sending U.S secrets to the website WikiLeaks had a history of suicidal thoughts and aloof behavior that outweighed a psychiatrist's opinion that he posed no risk to himself, two former counselors
By By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Residents of Northern California endured the brunt of another powerful storm that drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and strong winds, but damage from the storm was less than expected, officials said.
By By JOHN S. MARSHALL and TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Another major storm moving into Northern California was expected to bring more pouring rain, flooding and additional problems to an area already soaked after two major storms, forecasters said Saturday.
By By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Separate accidents at two West Virginia coal operations Friday left one worker dead, two others injured and a fourth worker missing, company and state mine safety officials said.
An electrician was killed when
By By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. said Friday that it is recalling more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and cause fires.
The recall affects vehicles from the 2013 model year with 1.6-liter turbocharged engines that were
By By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A safety citation obtained Friday confirmed that a former FedEx driver in Utah - now suing for discrimination - had been cited for violations of federal trucking regulations.
The violations in Iowa led to the termination of Ismail Aliyev, who
By By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The second in a series of storms slammed Northern California on Friday as heavy rain and strong winds knocked out power, tied up traffic and caused flooding along some stretches.
The weather also may be behind the death of a Pacific Gas
By By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A man wielding a sharp-edged weapon killed one person in a Casper neighborhood Friday before killing a male teacher and himself in front of students in a community college classroom, causing a campus-wide lockdown as authorities tried to