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DETROIT (AP) — The head of a Flint hospital that found Legionnaires' disease bacteria in its water system more than a year ago said he and experts suspected the Flint River was a likely source of the contaminant. Don Kooy, president of McLaren hospital, said he was surprised...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California authorities launched a frantic manhunt Saturday after three inmates charged with violent crimes, including torture and murder, escaped an Orange County jail. The inmates were last seen at 5 a.m. Friday at the Orange County Central Men's...
Bowing to a wintry mix of heavy snow, ice and wicked winds across much of the country, airlines are canceling thousands of flights through the weekend. Many travelers will have to put their travel plans on hold. With airlines now giving more notice on cancellations, many...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — What was supposed to be a relaxing weekend in Tennessee for Alexx and Kate Bragg turned into a grueling night of frozen gridlock along one of the country's busiest interstate highways. Hundreds of drivers were stuck on I-75 overnight after a massive winter...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A massive winter storm that dumped snow on the eastern United States also raising flood waters in communities up and down the Atlantic Coast, closing roads and prompting evacuations, authorities said Saturday. In New Jersey, a string of resort towns in...
A massive winter storm buried much of the U.S. East Coast in a foot or more of snow by Saturday, shutting down transit in major cities, stranding drivers on snowbound highways, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people. A look at some of the impacts by state: ___...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward launching a independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the White House amid the rise of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders. The billionaire media executive,...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The third of four people accused of smuggling teens into the U.S. and keeping them as virtual slave laborers at an Ohio egg farm has pleaded guilty to charges. More than a year after federal agents raided a dilapidated trailer park and rescued 10 young...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A massive winter storm isn't just dumping snow on the eastern United States, it's raising flood waters in communities up and down the Atlantic Coast. In New Jersey, a restaurant owner says he's stuck in his building because of flood waters. Jason Pelligrini...