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Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in Italy

Aug. 17, 2018 9:36 AM EDT

GENOA, Italy (AP) — One survivor of the Genoa bridge collapse was in his car as it plunged 45 meters (150 feet) to the ground along with falling sections of highway and concrete. He says he immediately understood that the structure was collapsing. "It came down, everything, the world came down," said...

Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boy

Aug. 16, 2018 10:12 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Forensic investigators said Thursday they identified the remains of a Georgia boy whose father is accused of abducting him and performing purification rituals on the child as he died at a remote New Mexico desert compound. The cause of the child's death remained unknown. The body of...

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

Aug. 16, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them. He longed for the simple things, he said, like telling his girls to eat their dinner and gazing at them as they curled up to...

The Latest: Searchers find bodies of 2 young Colorado girls

Aug. 16, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local): 7 p.m. Investigators who found the body of a pregnant Colorado woman reported missing this week have discovered what they believe are the bodies of her two young daughters. Searchers on...

The Latest: Prosecutor says no charges yet in boy's death

Aug. 16, 2018 8:21 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the identification of a boy's body found at a makeshift living compound in New Mexico (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A prosecutor says no new charges are imminent because of the identification of a boy who was found dead at a remote compound in northern New Mexico....

Police say remains are 'consistent' with missing Iowa boy

Aug. 16, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

LA PORTE CITY, Iowa (AP) — Human remains recovered from a creek this week are believed to be those of a 16-year-old autistic boy who vanished from his small Iowa hometown in April, authorities said Thursday. Jake Wilson's disappearance had prompted a search involving the FBI, state and local police...

Authorities have confirmed human remains found at a desert compound in New Mexico are those of a missing Georgia boy.

Aug. 16, 2018 4:39 PM EDT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed human remains found at a desert compound in New Mexico are those of a missing Georgia boy.

Remains from old Michigan plane crash wreckage identified

Aug. 16, 2018 3:09 PM EDT

ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have positively identified a couple whose remains were recovered from the wreckage of a small plane that crashed more than 20 years ago in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Mackinac County Sheriff Scott Strait said Thursday the remains have been positively identified as...

Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

Aug. 16, 2018 1:37 PM EDT

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed at least 38 lives will certainly rise, a senior official said Thursday. "Unfortunately, the toll will increase, that's inevitable" as rescuers continued to search...

Authorities say they've found body of missing Colorado woman, believe they know location of bodies of 2 young kids

Aug. 16, 2018 12:47 PM EDT
FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say they've found body of missing Colorado woman, believe they know location of bodies of 2 young kids.