After criminal case, lawsuits loom in deadly warehouse fire

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of people killed in a 2016 California warehouse fire say others besides the two men who agreed to plea deals are responsible for their losses. They a...

The Latest: Police seek man in shooting of workers at school

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting outside a suburban Kansas City elementary school (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Authorities have surrounded a sub...

3 injured after garbage truck explodes in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three persons were injured and 14 homes damaged after a garbage truck exploded in northeastern Taiwan on Friday night (June 29), reported TVBS. At 7:25 p.m. on Friday evenin...

Taiwan firefighters make camp video as reminder not to misuse emergency services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung Fire Department published a video June 26 as a reminder not to misuse emergency services and the social harm incurred when people do.  Call...

Arizona honors 19 firefighters killed by flames 5 years ago

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Saturday marks five years since 19 wildland firefighters died in Arizona, overrun by flames in a brush-choked canyon. The city of Prescott, north of Phoenix, i...

NASCAR driver drawing praise for helping stranded family

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Jesse Iwuji was driving home last weekend when he encountered a potentially dangerous situation on the side of the road. That's when his training took over. His N...

Teen leaps from 14th floor inside Taichung, Taiwan mall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Shoppers in the Chungyo Department Store in Taichung City were horrified to witness a 18-year-old man suddenly crash though the ceiling onto a cosmetics counter after...

The Latest: Wounded California firefighter dies

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that wounded two firefighters and another person in Southern California (all times local): 8:26 a.m. A firefighte...

California retirement home shooting wounds 3, suspect caught

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials say two firefighters and another person have been shot at a Southern California retirement home and a suspect is in custody. The shooting happened...

Woman swept over a waterfall in New Taipei City found dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A woman who was swept over a waterfall in Sanxia District, New Taipei City on Sunday was found dead by rescuers on Monday noon, according to a CNA report.   The Fire...

The Latest: Police: Wounded San Diego officers will recover

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that wounded two San Diego police officers (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Authorities say two officers who were wounded when...

2 officers injured, suspect dead in San Diego firefight

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, injuring two officers and sending bullets into nearby units before being found dead in the aft...

Lost hikers in Yilan,Taiwan receive emergency rescue 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of 11 hikers in Yilan, Taiwan were rescued by emergency services early this morning (June 24). The original group of 18 hikers began to climb a mounta...

NT$1 million up in smoke after firefighters sent to wrong town in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a fire was reported at an establishment in one township of Hualien County yesterday evening (June 19), firefighters were accidentally dispatched to the wrong lo...

Flash flooding prompts several vehicle rescues in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Bystanders have rescued a 70-year-old man from his submerged car after flash flooding swamped a northern Illinois city. The Monday evening storm dumped 3-5 inch...