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Plane Crashes at Milwaukee's Timmerman Airport, At Least 1 Dead

A small, single-engine passenger plane has crashed and caught on fire at Milwaukee's Timmerman Airport, killing at least one person. WITI-TV reports the initial call came in just after 6 p.m. Wednesday...


  • A boat heads out from the JIB Club Marina down the Indian River, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Tequesta, Fla. 6 Days Missing: Search Area for Missing Teens Boaters Grows

    As the search for two missing teen boaters from Florida entered its sixth day, Coast Guard crews on Wednesday extended the search area northward off the South Carolina coast, urging vessels in the wide expanse of the Atlantic to report any potential clues they might spot...

  • Non-Lethal Traps Set for Lion-Like Animal Seen in Milwaukee

    Animal control workers in Milwaukee have set non-lethal traps baited with human food in the hopes of capturing a lion-like animal that several people have reported seeing. The traps were placed in the area of the last confirmed sighting of the animal...

  • Officials stand by a tree that fell near the Kidspace Children's Museum in Pasadena, Calif., Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Witnesses say the tree made a cracking sound and came down on children just as a summer day camp at the museum was letting out for the day 8 Children Hurt, 2 Critically, by Falling Tree in Pasadena

    Fire officials in Southern California say a 75-foot-tall tree that fell near a children's museum has injured eight kids, two of them critically. There's no word on what caused the pine to uproot around 5 p.m. Tuesday in Pasadena....

  • In this March 16, 2011, file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. Court Orders EPA to Redo Air-Pollution Limits in 13 States

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants....

  • FDA Bans some Mexican Cilantro after Feces Found in Fields

    The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there. The FDA announced the partial ban Monday after cilantro imported from the state of Puebla was linked to 2013 and 2014 outbreaks of stomach illnesses in the United States...

  • In this July 29, 2010 file photo, a worker monitors the water in Talmadge Creek in Marshall Township, Mich., near the Kalamazoo River as oil from a ruptured pipeline, owned by Enbridge Inc, is vacuumed out the water. Group Starts Process to Sue US Agency Over Pipeline Plans

    The National Wildlife Federation accused the U.S. Transportation Department on Tuesday of not enforcing a federal law that requires pipeline owners and operators to establish safety response plans for worst-case oil spills in lakes, rivers and other waterways....

  • Mourners leave flowers and pay their respects at the Tannery Arts Center, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Authorities: California Teen Accused of Killing 8-Year-Old

    A 15-year-old boy lured an 8-year-old girl into his apartment and killed her before hiding her body in a recycling bin at the housing complex for artists where they lived, authorities said Tuesday. Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel told reporters that Madyson Middleton went willingly into the apartment...

  • FBI: Packages Sent to Oregon Sheriffs Were Not Toxic

    The FBI says no toxic substances have been found in letters sent to about 20 Oregon sheriffs or their offices. Sheriffs around the state reported receiving the envelopes with rambling, incoherent messages Monday....

  • Sheriff's Office: Kentucky Man Dies from Snake Bite at Church Service

     A Kentucky sheriff's office says a man has died from a snake bite suffered during a church service. The Bell County sheriff's office said Monday that 60-year-old John David Brock of Stoney Fork was handling the snake during a Sunday service at a Pentecostal church in Jenson...

  • Neal Falls Man Killed By Escort Possibly Linked to Missing Women

    A man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide, authorities said. Neal Falls, of Springfield, Oregon, was carrying axes, a shovel and bleach when he was killed July 18, and authorities said Monday he had been stopped, interviewed or investigated by police in at least 20 states...

  • Minn. Dentist 'Deeply Regrets' Killing Well-Known Lion in Zimbabwe

    An American tourist who killed a well-known lion in Zimbabwe said he didn’t know the lion was a local favorite and that he believed everything about the hunting trip was legal and properly conducted. The hunter, identified as 55-year-old Walter Palmer of Eden Prairie, has a dental practice in Bloomington...

  • In this May 23, 2014, file photo, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses the Boy Scouts of America's annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., after being selected as the organization's new president. Boy Scouts of America End Total Ban on Gay Adults

    The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect immediately....

  • three sets of twins that were born at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital during a seven-hour period on July 22. The babies, from left to right, are Sonja Ryann and Landon Lee Jackson; Lena Marie and Tate James Dykema and Piper Cynthia and Ethan Christopher Robert 3 Sets of Twins Born Same Day at Montana Hospital

    Three sets of fraternal twins were born on the same day at a Bozeman, Montana, hospital - adding up to more than half of the hospital's births that day. The first of the trio of twins was born at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital at 7:49 a.m. on July 22...

  • Magnified anthrax spores Lab that Received Anthrax Decontaminated

    A Wisconsin commercial laboratory that mistakenly received live anthrax spores had been decontaminated and reopened. BBI Detection, of Madison, was one of 86 facilities in 20 states and seven other countries that received the anthrax specimens in May from the U.S. Army's Dugway Proving Ground in Utah....

  • A small patch of flames of the Kyburz fire burns along Highway 50 near Kyburz, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2015. A Look at Wildfires Burning Around the West

    Fire crews are fighting multiple fires burning in parts of California, Glacier National Park in Montana, and Washington state....










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