Posted 2:13 PM 5/25/2013 by Tony Spehar
SEATTLE (AP) - The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says the bridge collapse in Washington state is a wake-up call for the nation.Debbie Hersman says transportation officials need to study carefully the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River and learn from (More)
Posted 9:48 PM 5/24/2013 by Connie Murphy
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do when nobody is looking and said the crime has "no place in the greatest military on earth."(More)...
Posted 8:58 AM 5/24/2013 by Connie Murphy
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon collapsed Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said.
The four-lane bridge collapsed about 7 p.m., Trooper Mark Francis said.
Francis said he (More)
Posted 8:56 AM 5/24/2013 by Patricia Collier
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol chief says the Interstate 5 bridge collapse into the Skagit River at Mount Vernon was caused by an oversize truck.Chief John Batiste told an overnight news conference that the truck hit an overhead span. The truck made it off the bridge (More)
Posted 7:47 PM 5/23/2013 by Connie Murphy
Blake Shelton has a date and location for his benefit and fellow Oklahoman Carrie Underwood is writing a large check to help benefit those affected by this week's storms in their home state.
Organizers say Shelton's "Healing in the Heartland" benefit concert will be held May 29 at (More)More Stories from 5/23/2013