|Eighth body pulled from wreckage of NYC apartment buildings
Officials in New York City said that an eighth body was recovered late Thursday from the wreckage of two apartment buildings, which were devastated by an apparent gas explosion.
|Former Fiesta Bowl chief executive sentenced to prison
A former longtime Fiesta Bowl chief executive was sentenced Thursday to eight months in federal prison, after acknowledging that he participated in an illegal campaign contribution scheme.
|Police say hockey player killed himself by asphyxiation
Authorities concluded on Thursday that a 20-year-old Michigan minor league hockey player died of self-inflicted asphyxiation earlier this week, inside his car parked outside a Wal-Mart store.
|Mormon missionary dies after fall in Micronesia
A 20-year-old Mormon missionary has been killed after suffering a deadly fall in the Guam area of Micronesia, church officials said Thursday -- marking the second Mormon missionary death so far this year.
|Explosion in NYC could have been prevented, utility says
The head of the utility serving New York City's East Harlem neighborhood said that Wednesday's explosion and collapse of two apartment buildings might have been prevented, if more people had called sooner about a suspected gas leak.
|Female victim identified in deadly crash at Texas festival
A medical examiner in Texas on Thursday released the identity of the second person who died in Austin, when a car crashed through a street barricade during the South by Southwest Music Festival.
|Four dead in North Carolina after double-murder, officials say
Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina on Wednesday found a couple dead in their home, and an ensuing manhunt led to the death of a law enforcement officer and the suspected gunman, authorities said.
|Passengers evacuated from plane at Philadelphia airport
Passengers have been evacuated from a Florida-bound flight at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday, after an apparent mechanical failure, officials said.
|Border agent found dead, three women hurt, FBI says
The FBI on Thursday said that a U.S. Border Patrol agent found dead in southern Texas has become the focus of an investigation, prompted by the kidnapping and assault of three females.
|Officials search for whale entangled in fishing gear, buoys
Officials are looking for a humpback whale that was recently spotted off the Hawaiian coast of Niihau, which appears to be caught in fishing gear and is dragging red buoys.