Huge construction crane collapses in Manhattan, one killed
At the time, workers were lowering the crane to secure it as winds approached 25 miles per hour, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. An investigation was underway and the crane operator was being interviewed, de Blasio said. Manhattan resident David Wichs, 38, was killed in the collapse, police said.
Two New York police officers recovering after stairwell shooting
Two New York City police officers were recovering from gunshot wounds on Friday after a man opened fire on them inside a public housing project before fatally shooting himself, police said. The shooting occurred at about 8 p.m. EST on Thursday in an apartment building in the Bronx while three officers were conducting routine patrols. During the search, the officers encountered two men in a sixth-floor stairwell.
Dallas police announce criminal investigation of Manziel
"Today the Dallas Police Department received a complaint of a domestic violence assault that occurred in Dallas on January 30, 2016," the police said in a statement. "A criminal investigation into the incident, in which Johnathan Manziel is the listed suspect, has been initiated.
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Quotations in the News
"By the way, if you get a call on Tuesday night that I dropped out, it isn't true. Keep voting." ? Marco Rubio, tweaking Ted Cruz, whose campaign spread rumors hours before the Iowa caucuses that Ben Carson was dropping out of the Republican race for president.
Officer in Oregon shot while serving warrant, suspect also wounded: police
The unidentified Seaside, Oregon police officer was wounded at about 9:30 p.m. local time in the city's downtown area, a Seaside Police Department spokesman said. The officer was shot when serving a warrant to a male suspect, who was also wounded during the incident, the spokesman said.
Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down
As fix nears for gas leak, residents worry about return home
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to return too soon to unhealthy homes.
Man arrested on suspicion of killing woman found in wall
LOMITA, Calif. (AP) ? Authorities have arrested the ex-roommate of a woman whose body was found walled up inside a Southern California apartment six years after she disappeared.
3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Two small planes with three people believed to be aboard collided over the ocean just outside the port of Los Angeles, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers. There was no sign of survivors after hours of searching.