Latest Suburbs News

Standoff with man who fired at group lighting fireworks

Jul. 5, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man who opened fire at people shooting off fireworks has barricaded himself in a suburban Detroit home and is shooting at police and a robot deployed to stop him. Police and residents in St. Clair Shores say the man fired into a crowd Thursday evening and...

NTSB: Crew spoke of engine trouble before deadly Texas crash

Jul. 2, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Seconds before a small plane crashed at a suburban Dallas airport, killing all 10 people on board, the crew commented on a problem with the left engine, federal officials said Tuesday. The Beechcraft BE-350 King Air struggled to gain altitude before veering to the left and crashing into a...

Police charge relative with quadruple family slayings

Jul. 2, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The husband of one of the victims in an Ohio family slaying was arrested on murder charges, authorities said Tuesday. West Chester Township Police Chief Joel Herzog said that Gurpreet Singh, 37, was arrested in Connecticut and was in custody in New Haven County pending procedures to...

Recorder found in Texas plane crash; some victims identified

Jul. 2, 2019 5:06 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Federal investigators said Monday that they have started analyzing the cockpit voice recorder from a small plane that struck a hangar after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport, and local officials have released the names of six of the 10 people killed in the fiery crash. Two crew...

10 killed when small plane crashes on takeoff in Texas

Jul. 1, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — All ten people on board a small plane were killed in a fiery crash Sunday morning when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport, veered to one side and plunged into a hangar, local authorities and witnesses said. Federal officials said two crew...

20 years after Columbine, a debate on bulldozing the school

Jun. 14, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Two decades after the name "Columbine" became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it's time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for people obsessed with the killings. School officials said the number of...

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage

Jun. 2, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes. O'Rourke said Sunday that if he is elected, he...

The Latest: Storm thrashes NJ, NYC tornado warning expires

May. 28, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on damaging storms across the central United States (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Powerful storms swept through northern New Jersey, downing trees and causing widespread power outages. Police in Sussex County Tuesday night were investigating reports that a "possible tornado"...

Bald eaglet back in air after 2 weeks in wildlife hospital

May. 28, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A bald eagle hatched this spring in a New Orleans suburb was released Tuesday in the same neighborhood after two weeks in Louisiana State University's Wildlife Hospital. Dozens of neighbors who had watched over the eagle family cheered as the mottled brown bird hopped out of the cage...

Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

May. 26, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities said Sunday. The first tornado touched...