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L.A. fire captain burned severely in explosion, sues vape shop and...

A Los Angeles Fire Department captain severely burned in a May 2020 explosion inside a downtown L.A. warehouse has sued the owners of the building and a vaping supply shop housed there, accusing them of hazardous activity, premise liability and negligence.

Reba McEntire rescued by firefighters after stairs collapse on historic building...

Country musician Reba McEntire applauded first responders Wednesday who helped her out of a building in Oklahoma when its staircase collapsed.

Apartment complex shredded by explosion, police say multiple injuries

Part of an apartment building collapsed and multiple people were injured in an explosion at a complex in an Atlanta suburb on Sunday.

Attempted arson during WI police protest results in 5-year prison sentence

A man who was part of a group that tried to burn two buildings on East Washington Avenue last summer during a protest over a man's shooting by Kenosha police pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted arson and was sentenced to five years in prison.

Regulators take aim at Tesla autopilot after a dozen crashes into...

In June, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration ordered automakers to cough up data on every crash that involves automated driving systems, such as Tesla's Autopilot. Last month it launched an investigation into a dozen crashes in which Teslas on Autopilot plowed into parked emergency vehicles.

Close to 1 million without power in morning following category 4...

Hundreds of thousands are without power in Louisiana one day after Hurricane Ida battered the Gulf Coast with wind and rain.

3 brothers die after getting stuck in a manure pit

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio — Three brothers died Tuesday after they became stuck in a manure pit on a farm in western Ohio, according to reports.

Florida officer charged with perjury and arson, reported SUV stolen

DELRAY BEACH — A Delray Beach Police officer was charged Saturday with second-degree arson and perjury after investigators say he falsely reported his SUV had been stolen, when instead he had set it ablaze on the side of a road, police said.

Man accused of killing his brother and injuring his mother in...

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of capital murder after being accused of starting a fire at a home that resulted in his brother’s death and injury to his mother.

18-year-old makes emergency landing on bridge to Ocean City

A small banner plane made an emergency landing on the Ninth Street Bridge in Ocean City, N.J., Monday afternoon.