The Latest: Man who slipped into California river found dead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on river dangers in California (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Authorities say search teams have found the body of a man who fell into ...

Little girl lost in California river, 2 pulled from LA wash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Searchers combed a river in the Sierra Nevada foothills for a little girl swept away during the weekend, and two people were rescued from a fast-flowing wash in Los Angeles early ...

Man caught spying on women's bathroom leaps 4 stories at NTUST in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a man was caught secretly watching women use the restroom at a university in Taipei, he apparently panicked and leaped from the fourth floor of the building, knocking him...

2 small planes collide on Los Angeles-area runway, killing 1

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A small plane ran into another aircraft on a Los Angeles-area runaway in a fiery crash that killed one person and injured another. Federal Aviation Administrat...

Police say multiple shots fired at public school in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Police say multiple shots have been fired at a public school on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city. An official with the state's public security minis...

Construction worker dies in fall at Disney's Epcot park

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a worker died after falling at a construction site behind the France pavilion in the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World in Florida. ...

Rainstorms kill 7 in greater Sao Paulo area

SAO PAULO (AP) — Heavy rains have caused the deaths of at least seven people in and around Brazil's largest city. The Sao Paulo state fire department said on Monday that four people ...

Firefighter sues, says he grew beard as born-again Christian

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey firefighter has filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that he is being forced to shave a beard he says he grew for religious reasons. NJ.com r...

Crane falls off Italian gas platform, leaving worker missing

ROME (AP) — Italian energy company Eni says a crane fell off a methane gas extraction platform, plunging into the Adriatic sea and leaving the crane's operator missing. Eni says the ...

Virginia fire department to help sister city in Ghana

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville, Virginia, is sending surplus firefighting gear to its sister city in Ghana. The Daily Progress reports that later this summer, two city f...

Dogs bites off hand of Utah boy trying to play with animal

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — Utah authorities say a dog bit off the hand of a 4-year-old boy after he stuck his arm through a fence to try to play with the animal. Fire department officials i...

Hypermarket in southern Taiwan goes up in flames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 24 hour hypermarket in Tainan’s North District caught fire early in the morning Thursday, Feb. 28, gutting the entire structure. The fire began around 5:30 a.m....

Train collision in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro injures 9

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two commuter trains have collided just north of downtown Rio de Janeiro, injuring nine people, including the train's driver. The train's operators say one train...

Deranged assailant slashes open woman's stomach in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When taking her mother out for dinner last night (Feb. 22), a woman was suddenly attacked by another woman with a knife, severing her finger and slashing her stomach open. L...

Investigators inspect scene of deadly Bangladesh fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — An investigative team has visited the scene of a devastating fire in the oldest part of Bangladesh's capital that killed at least 67 people. The team of civi...