Accidents and disasters

August 2, 2012 - 11:35 PM

Police: Missing NY swimmer ticketed in S. Carolina

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — A man feared drowned in waters off New York's Long Island is believed to be alive and well.

August 2, 2012 - 9:35 PM

Report: Wash. could have done more in Powell case

OLYMPIA, Wash.

August 2, 2012 - 8:42 PM

Gas pipe ruptures near site of 2010 Calif. blast

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — A 2-inch plastic gas pipe has ruptured in the same San Francisco suburb where a pipeline explosion killed eight people in 2010.

August 2, 2012 - 7:35 PM

Trooper: One dead in Illinois double-decker Megabus crash that injured more than two dozen

LITCHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Trooper: One dead in Illinois double-decker Megabus crash that injured more than two dozen.

August 2, 2012 - 6:43 PM

House passes livestock disaster relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is taking up legislation to help drought-stricken livestock producers in one of its final acts before adjourning for the August recess.

August 2, 2012 - 2:43 PM

FAA investigating near-collision at DC airport

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FAA is investigating how three commuter jets narrowly avoided a midair collision near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport outside the nation's capital.

August 2, 2012 - 8:35 AM

Tulsa, Okla., refinery fire contained, no one hurt

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Fire crews have been battling a large fire at an oil refinery in Tulsa.

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