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Rescuers resume search at collapsed building site in SKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean rescuers on Wednesday resumed their search for six missing construction workers believed to be trapped at a collapsed construction site in the southern city of G...

‘Beta’ the best rescue dog from New Taipei needs new home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A search and rescue dog from New Taipei is looking for a new home after a stellar career involving some of Taiwan’s worst disasters. Beta, an eight-year-old Belgi...

Turkey: Debris from collapsed building cleared after rescues

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Workers used excavators to begin clearing debris from the site in eastern Turkey where a two-story building collapsed, injuring 13 people, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported W...

Video shows scooter rider barely avoid being crushed by falling building in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dashcam video surfaced on Friday (Oct. 1) showing a scooter rider barely avoiding being crushed by a falling building in eastern Taiwan. At 3:45 p.m. on Friday, the Man...

East Taiwan hotel topples into street during demolition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 40-year-old hotel in Hualien City toppled into the street during its demolition on Friday (Oct. 1), but nobody was reported injured. The hotel had been closed since 2...

4 injured after apartment building explosion near Atlanta

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — An explosion rocked an apartment building in suburban Atlanta on Sunday, causing the three-story structure to partially collapse and leaving four people with minor injuries, autho...

Judge: All options on table for site of collapsed building

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida courtroom observed a moment of silence Friday to remember the dozens of people who died in the collapse of 12-story condominium complex near Miami. Then it return...

Recovery effort at collapsed building could end soon

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The recovery efforts for a South Florida condo building that collapsed last month might be coming to an end soon. Miami-Dade police identified six more victims ...

Collapsed condo: Weighing how to honor dead at 'holy site'

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — As crews keep searching for the last missing remains of the souls who perished in their collapsing beachfront condos nearly three weeks ago, the question is swirling across the r...

Death toll at Miami-area condo collapse site climbs to 94

MIAMI (AP) — The death toll in the Miami-area condominium collapse climbed to 94 Monday as officials planned to step up security at the site to make sure the personal possessions of the victims are pr...

Artist uses his brush to turn Surfside's pain into hope

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Roberto Marquez flew from Dallas to Miami nearly two weeks ago, hoping to add his hands to those digging through the rubble of a fallen South Florida condo building. But once the...

Cat from collapsed building found alive, returned to family

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Binx the cat, who had lived on the ninth floor of the South Florida condo building that collapsed last month, has been found safe and returned to its family, officials said Frida...

Families, rescuers hold vigil near collapsed building

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Family members and rescue workers held a vigil Wednesday night near the site of a collapsed Florida condo building shortly after officials announced that they had given up hope o...

Building collapse shows town's rich, middle-class division

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The condo tower collapse in Surfside could exacerbate the division that already exists between the tiny Florida town’s new luxury buildings built for the global elite and those c...

Work review for ex-official connected to collapsed building

MIAMI (AP) — The vice mayor of a South Florida city said Tuesday that he wants a review of all the work done by a former municipal official who assured condo board members in a nearby city that their ...