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Italian Cable Car Plunges to the Ground, Killing at Least 12

ROME (AP) — A cable car taking visitors to a mountaintop view of some of northern Italy’s most picturesque lakes plunged to the ground Sunday, killing at least 12 people and sending two children to the hospital, authorities said. Rescue …

Northwest Storm Causes Wind Damage, Landslide, Power Outages

SEATTLE (AP) — A powerful wind storm rolled through the Pacific Northwest leaving a trail of damage — including nearly blowing a semi off a bridge, a landslide and more than 500,000 people without power. Winds reached gusts 50-70 mph …

Alabama Fire Chief Confirms 8 Deaths in Boat Dock Fire

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — At least eight people were killed early Monday in an explosive fire that consumed at least 35 vessels docked along the Tennessee River. Scottsboro Fire Chief Gene Necklaus said all eight people who were known to be …

Rain, Traffic, Land Contribute to Deadly Pennsylvania Flood

The flash flooding that killed four people and forced others to swim to safety or climb onto car roofs was a freak accident caused by heavy rainfall that overwhelmed the sewer system just as rush-hour traffic clogged low-lying city streets, …