When an elevated section of Atlanta's Interstate 85 crashed to the ground in a fire this spring, motorists already navigating one of the nation's most congested cities braced for what the city's mayor called a transportation crisis.
A passenger jet collided with a utility truck on Saturday after landing at Los Angeles International Airport. Six people were injured, one for them critically, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Authorities at Washington state's Hanford nuclear waste site are investigating a possible leak after discovering radioactive material on a worker's clothing. The discovery follows an incident two weeks earlier in which a site tunnel collapsed, sparking fears of radiation exposure.
Topeka Police Officer Aaron Bulmer knew something wasn't right when he spotted a little boy standing alone in the city's Central Park on a drizzly, crisp Sunday morning. He was responding to a robbery call, but became so concerned for the 3-year-old that he drove around the park to get a better look at him.