| Apr 4, 2015
| 2:09 PM
Two women died in Kentucky following flash floods, torrential rains and thunderstorms that swept through the Bluegrass State and caused more than 160 rescues in Louisville.
One woman died Friday after her car was swept off a highway during a flash flood...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:19 PM
An airplane carrying 58 passengers and crew members clipped a bridge and crashed into a river in Taiwan minutes after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 31 people, officials said.
Rescuers using rubber rafts worked into the night to save 15 people...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:45 PM
A 12-year-old boy in New Jersey accidentally shot his 9-year-old sister Saturday afternoon while the siblings were playing with a handgun, police said.
The young girl is in critical, but stable, condition at University Hospital in Newark, said Sgt....
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
A chemical leak at a Houston-area industrial site left four people dead and a fifth hospitalized early Saturday, according to DuPont.
An unknown quantity of methyl mercaptan, which DuPont says is used to odorize natural gas, leaked into the facility...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:48 PM
A volcano in the Alaska Peninsula launched an ash plume 30,000 feet into the air on Saturday morning, while officials in Hawaii say lava continues to advance on a town that has been sitting in the path of a slow-moving molten slide since June.
| Jan 10, 2015
| 3:16 PM
Five family members, including a 7-year-old, an infant and a pregnant woman, were killed early Saturday when their car collided with a tractor-trailer in Queen Anne's County, Md.
The Ayres family had left Greenbush, Va., on Friday night to visit...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:39 PM
A high school water polo player found at the bottom of a Chino pool after a match was flown to a hospital in critical condition Thursday evening, a fire official said.
The boy's teammates from visiting Nogales High School in La Puente noticed him...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:38 PM
Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance.
Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award.
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Two men were found dead in a Montana lake after they went missing while trying to cross a frozen section of the lake on snowmobiles, police said.
A group of five men attempted to cross Seeley Lake on Friday night after eating dinner at a local...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:47 PM
A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a Metra train as he apparently tried to cross the train tracks in west suburban La Grange on Tuesday evening, authorities said.
The man was struck about 7:25 p.m. by an express train headed outbound from Chicago on...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Elgin fire officials are investigating whether arson is the cause of a small fire at the Tower Building, an art deco high-rise that has marked the city's skyline since 1929.
Someone passing by the building at 100 E. Chicago St. around 7:45 p.m. Sunday...