6 Italian execs arrested in probe linked to bridge collapse

MILAN (AP) — Italian financial police on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against six current and former managers of Italy’s main private highway operator as part of investigations stemming from the G...

Genoa bridge collapse: Police arrest ex-Atlantia CEO

Italian police placed the former head of Italian infrastructure group Atlantia under house arrest on Wednesday, local media reported. The company is responsible for managing much of Italy's motorw...

Italy: Genoa inaugurates bridge, two years after tragedy

The Italian port city of Genoa is set to inaugurate its new San-Giorgio motorway bridge on Monday, shortly before the two-year anniversary of the Morandi bridge collapse. On August 14, 2018, the Mora...

Arizona train derailment causes bridge collapse and big fire

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A freight train traveling on a bridge that spans a lake in a Phoenix suburb derailed Wednesday, setting the bridge ablaze and partially collapsing the structure, officials said. ...

Italy, Benettons reach deal after Genoa bridge collapse

ROME (AP) — Italy’s government says it has scored a victory in a battle stemming from the deadly 2018 collapse of Genoa’s main bridge, with the Benetton fashion family agreeing to exit the holding com...

New TV drama explores plight of migrant fishers in Taiwan

A new television drama that explores the plight of migrant fishers in Taiwan will be aired weekly starting Sunday, according to Formosa Television. "The Rootless," follows the life of 25-...

Taiwan-developed detection system seeks to prevent bridge collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has worked to ensure bridge safety with a detection system developed by a Taipei university to prevent the recurrence of a bridge collapse tragedy last year that cl...

Bridge collapses in Italy, newest crumbling infrastructure

ROME (AP) — A huge bridge section has collapsed in Tuscany, the latest case of Italy’s infrastructure crumbling after years of neglect. Police and fire crews roped off the access roa...

Matteo Salvini seeks power in Rome through regional victory

MILAN (AP) — Matteo Salvini is betting that the road to Rome runs through Emilia-Romagna. The right-wing populist leader is campaigning hard for his League to take control of the we...

Woman accused of luring slain real estate agent to home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who had worked as a probation officer is accused of luring a real estate agent to a Minnesota house before the agent was kidnapped and killed on New Year's Eve, prosecutors ...

Taiwan's 'Crane King' gives tips on keeping 4 'wives' happy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese tycoon raised eyebrows this week for showing off his palatial estate and bragging about his four "wives." Hu Han-feng (胡漢龑), the chairman of Chide...

NTSB: Oversight could have prevented Miami bridge collapse

MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials have concluded that design flaws and a lack of oversight led to the collapse of a Miami university bridge that killed six people last year. ...

Collapsed Taiwan bridge to be rebuilt within 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The bridge in Yilan County’s Nanfang’ao which collapsed last October 1, killing six migrant workers, will be rebuilt within three years, reports said Wednesday...

Taiwan Migrant fishermen in bridge collapse to receive priority: MOL

The Ministry of Labor (MOL) will grant fishermen involved in a bridge collapse in Yilan earlier this month who are looking to move to factory jobs an extended period in which to find work, according t...

Arch removed from collapsed Taiwan bridge which killed 6 foreign workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The hundreds of fishing boats trapped inside the port of Nanfang’ao in Yilan County were able to head for the open sea Thursday (October 10) with the removal of the ...