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Fire department pesonnel stand by as workers prepare two unstable cranes for implosion at the collapse site of the Hard Rock Hotel, which underwent a partial, major collapse while under construction last Sat., Oct., 12, in New Orleans, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Authorities plan to blow up the two towering construction cranes that have become unstable at the site of the collapsed hotel. They hope to bring down the cranes with series of small controlled blasts just ahead of approaching tropical weather. The mayor has imposed a state of emergency to seize property and force people out if necessary. They hope to avoid more damage to gas and power lines and historic buildings. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
After delay, New Orleans to demolish cranes at hotel siteCity officials in New Orleans are planning to use a series of controlled explosions to take down two cranes that have been standing precariously over the remains of a partially collapsed hotel
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo shows Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black Chicago boy, whose body was found in the Tallahatchie River near the Delta community of Money, Miss., Aug. 31, 1955. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that a new historical marker was dedicated Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, with members of Till's family in attendance. This is the fourth historical marker at the site. The first was thrown in the river. The second and third signs were shot at and became riddled with bullet holes. (AP Photo, File)
New Emmett Till marker dedicated to replace vandalized signNew bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till has been placed in Mississippi after past historical markers were vandalized; the African American teen was beaten and killed in 1955
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Mango Marley's opens after Tropical Storm Nestor passed Mexico Beach, Fla. on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.   Nestor was downgraded Saturday after it spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central Florida but spared an area of the Panhandle devastated one year ago by Hurricane Michael.  (Joshua Boucher/News Herald via AP)
Nestor heads into Georgia after tornados damage FloridaNestor is racing across Georgia and into the Carolinas as a post-tropical cyclone after its Florida landfall
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A camper rests on top of a boat trailer and the corner of a home as Tropical Storm Nestor passed the area on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 in Kathleen, Fla.  Nestor was downgraded Saturday after it spawned a tornado that damaged several homes.   (Luis Santana/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
The Latest: Nestor brings rain, tornado warnings to GeorgiaEx-Tropical Storm Nestor brings heavy rains, triggers tornado warnings in Georgia as remnants of the storm march toward the Carolinas
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Man suffers 'grievous' injury after traffic stop, searchAuthorities in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital say a man has suffered "grievous" injuries after an encounter with police after a recent traffic stop
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Video shows coach disarming, embracing Oregon studentAuthorities have released a video that shows part of a former Oregon football star's successful effort to wrest control of a black shotgun from a student at an Oregon high school
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Fire department pesonnel stand by as workers prepare two unstable cranes for implosion at the collapse site of the Hard Rock Hotel, which underwent a partial, major collapse while under construction last Sat., Oct., 12, in New Orleans, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Authorities plan to blow up the two towering construction cranes that have become unstable at the site of the collapsed hotel. They hope to bring down the cranes with series of small controlled blasts just ahead of approaching tropical weather. The mayor has imposed a state of emergency to seize property and force people out if necessary. They hope to avoid more damage to gas and power lines and historic buildings. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans hotel collapse: Demolition of cranes delayedPlan to use explosives to topple two giant cranes leaning over a partly collapsed New Orleans hotel have been pushed back to Sunday as experts size up risky situation
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Coach Disarmed Student, Showed Him 'Compassion'Surveillance video of an armed student shows how he was treated after being disarmed: with a hug. Keanon Lowe, a football coach and security guard at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon, garnered media attention after disarming Angel Granados-Diaz at the school in May. Now video obtained by KOIN through...
Newser11 hours ago
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador listens the national anthem during a welcoming ceremony for his Cuban counterpart, Miguel Diaz-Canel at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Mexico says Trump shows 'solidarity' after suspect freedMexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he received a phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump to express "solidarity" over the events this week in the northern Mexican city of Culiacan, where soldiers faced off with cartel henchmen
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Striking Chicago Teachers Union members and their supporters rally outside Chicago Public Schools headquarters before marching through the Loop, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Chicago. Striking teachers went on strike after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's third-largest school district. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency for othersChicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups with teachers in the nation's third-largest school district went on strike
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Parents sue Virginia school district over racist 2017 videoThe parents of a Virginia student who say their son was bullied by middle school football teammates in an incident captured on video two years ago are suing the school system
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, of complications from longstanding health issues. He was 68. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Body of US Rep. Cummings will lie in state at CapitolA wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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