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Feds: Poor maintenance led to fatal DC subway fire

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fire that caused a Washington subway train to fill with smoke inside a downtown tunnel last year, killing one passenger and sickening dozens, can be traced to poor maintenance... more »»

Funeral for 6 slain family members held in southern Ohio

May 3, 2016

WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Black hearses carried six of the eight family members slain in southern Ohio to a hillside cemetery, where mourners crowded around blue tents shielding the caskets... more »»

Defense claims 'mystery man' is 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer

May 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man accused in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings in Los Angeles told jurors Tuesday that a "mystery man" was the real killer. more »»

Federal official: DC subway hasn't improved safety

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's subway system did not make meaningful safety improvements between a deadly collision in 2009 and a fatal fire in 2015, and some of the safety problems date back to... more »»

DC celebrates another year of record-breaking tourist crowds

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 19 million U.S. more »»

'Hamilton' sets a new record with 16 Tony Award nominations

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another step in the show's march into theatrical... more »»

Once a powerbroker, ex-NY Assembly speaker awaits sentence

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for more than two decades, awaited his sentence on federal corruption charges... more »»

Prosecutor: Same gun, same DNA in 'Grim Sleeper' slayings

May 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer preying on vulnerable young black women on the rough streets of South Los Angeles eluded police for two decades until someone rifling through a dumpster in 2007... more »»

Deputies posted outside funeral for 6 of 8 slaying victims

May 3, 2016

WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Deputies were posted outside the church where the funeral for six of the eight family members killed in rural southern Ohio was being held Tuesday as authorities... more »»

Good Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas woman

May 3, 2016

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a father of three was killed when he attempted to assist a woman who had been shot by her husband during an argument outside of a Dallas-area store. more »»

Michigan governor to discuss Flint water crisis with Obama

May 3, 2016

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will greet President Barack Obama at a Flint airport and talk to him about efforts to solve the city's drinking water mess. more »»

Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day

May 3, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed for a second consecutive day Tuesday as hundreds of teachers called out sick over concerns that many may not get paid if the... more »»

Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip

May 3, 2016

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip. more »»

Move over drones, driverless cars _ unmanned ship up next

May 3, 2016

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews. more »»



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