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  • Utility found 'hazardous situation' months before NYC blast
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 11:56 pm
    More than seven months before an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings in Manhattan's East Village, utility workers discovered that the gas line to a restaurant in one of them had been tapped, creating a hazardous situation, according to Consolidated Edison.
  • Pence: Effort to 'clarify' religious objections law underway
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 10:12 pm
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people.
  • Wildfire grows in Montana, but ski area evacuation lifted
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 9:41 pm
    An unseasonable wildfire driven by strong winds prompted a short-term evacuation of a ski lodge in southern Montana.
  • Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 8:12 pm
    Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities acknowledged the chances were slim.
  • LA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 8:12 pm
    A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries.
  • Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 7:49 pm
    Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.
  • Indiana governor supports clarifying religious objection law
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 6:56 pm
    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people.
  • Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 6:40 pm
    A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said.
  • 7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 6:04 pm
    Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.
  • Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 4:32 pm
    An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry.
  • Police officer wounded in Arizona Wal-Mart melee recovering
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 4:20 pm
    A police officer shot during a deadly late-night brawl outside a Wal-Mart store in north-central Arizona was released from the hospital this week.
  • Bride accused of niece's death after wedding found guilty
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 3:52 pm
    A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony.
  • Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 2:34 pm
    Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.
  • Trooper wounded in barracks ambush hopes to return to force
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 2:16 pm
    A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the state police force.
  • Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict
    Associated Press | March 28, 2015 1:33 pm
    A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.