Initial reports suggest a gas leak led to the explosion. "By the second storey, the front part of the building, the facade, the first and second storeys, it looked like, had collapsed into the street," he said.
Police responded to the 6100 block of N. Kings Highway for the report of a wounded person. Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
When Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law Thursday, he did so in a private ceremony surrounded by members of the state's religious communities.
A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. "We feel the show is in incredibly strong shape, the scripts that we're working on for the upcoming season are fantastic, and the show is so popular globally.
The Court of Cassation in Rome will hear from Sollecito's defence team before the judges give their verdict. Knox and Sollecito, 30, were convicted of the murder by a trial court in Perugia in 2009.
Gordon Klingenschmitt, a Republican member of the state House of Representatives from Colorado Springs, made the remarks on his "Pray in Jesus Name" satellite television show.
After a lengthy search, the Washington School Board decided Thursday night to stay within the system when it named Jake Durnil as the new head football coach at Washington High School.
This afternoon, President Obama traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to highlight new actions the Administration is taking to protect you, the American consumer. Aside from the work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Obama Administration has taken several steps to help families and the middle class get ahead, including: And if you missed the President's speech, read his remarks from Lawson State Community College here.
The Etowah County jury reached its recommendation Thursday, rejecting the death penalty option for Joyce Garrard, 49, who was convicted by the same jurors on March 21 in the death of her granddaughter, Savannah Hardin.
A day after Denise Huskins , 29, appeared unharmed in her hometown of Huntington Beach (Orange County), a lawyer representing her boyfriend, 30-year-old Aaron Quinn , asserted that Vallejo police were wrong to conclude she had not been kidnapped early Monday by assailants who demanded an $8,500 ransom.
In the case of US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl , headed now into the military justice system, there are three defendants. And in a way, the Army itself can be said to be on trial.
In February, Bristol Superior Court Judge E. Susan Garsh granted immunity to Jenkins at the request of local prosecutors. Travis Andersen and Maria Cramer of The Boston Globe wrote that one reason for the prosecution's decision was that Jenkins could be forced to testify at the criminal trial.