What is 'accelerated bridge construction,' which was used ahead of the Miami bridge collapse

(MIAMI) -- The technique used to build the bridge that collapsed in Miami on Thursday was intended to cause less disruption and make installing new bridges easier.

The bridge that fell near Florida International University was put in place... Read More

Florida bridge that collapsed was touted as 'engineering feat come to life'

(MIAMI) -- An emerging way of installing bridges was touted as the way of the future, with safety at the forefront.

Now just four days after being installed using that method, a bridge connecting a college campus to a nearby residential ar... Read More

Bridge fall 'felt as if there was an earthquake,' witness says

(MIAMI) -- The afternoon rumbling sent Tiona Page running to her apartment window in Miami.

"It felt as if there was an earthquake,” Page told ABC News on Wednesday. “Me and my roommate jumped up and looked out.”
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Cosby judge will allow five additional accusers to testify against the comedian

(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) -- In a crucial pre-trial ruling that could help determine the fate of comedian Bill Cosby, a Pennsylvania judge ruled Thursday that he will allow five additional accusers to testify about allegedly being drugged and sexually assaul... Read More

Kentucky police arrest man wanted for questioning after officer is shot to death

(PIKEVILLE, Ky.) -- Kentucky police have arrested a man who was wanted for questioning relating to the shooting death of a police officer earlier this week.

Pikeville Police Department Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed in the lin... Read More

Surveillance video released of Marjory Stoneman Douglas campus after gunman opened fire

(BROWARD COUNTY, Fla.) -- Authorities released new surveillance video today that shows some Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students just as a gunman was opening fire at the Parkland, Florida, campus.

The footage, which starts at 2:2... Read More

Illinois man found in a cardboard box as an infant reunites with birth family 53 years later

(CHICAGO) -- Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, Bill Gillespie celebrated “adoption days” along with birthdays, but had long wondered about what happened to his birth parents.

After his adoptive parents died, he started digg... Read More

Surveillance video of Pulse nightclub shooting shown in court

(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Jurors in the federal terrorism trial of Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, got a gripping sense of the brutality of the 2016 massacre as they watched eerily-silent black-and-white security footage of the... Read More

Crews combing river after Nashville firefighter vanishes: 'This a mystery,' sheriff's office says

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Today marks day 10 of the search for missing Nashville firefighter Jesse Reed who mysteriously disappeared, local authorities said.

Reed, 32, hasn’t been seen since March 5 or 6, according to ABC affiliate WKRN.... Read More

NYPD truck bursts into flames in heart of Manhattan

(NEW YORK) -- An NYPD truck caught fire and sent flames and black smoke billowing over the heart of the city Thursday morning.

The truck fire broke out about 9 a.m. in Columbus Circle, outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower.
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Slain DNC staffer was 'murdered again' in since-retracted Fox News story, family says

(WASHINGTON) -- The parents of a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer say they are fighting for "justice for his legacy" by suing Fox News over a retracted story they believe fueled conspiracy theories about their late son.

"We want ... Read More

Sister of Charleston shooter arrested at school after Snapchat post 'caused alarm'

(NEW YORK) -- The younger sister of Dylann Roof, who was sentenced to die for murdering nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, was arrested Wednesday at her school for allegedly bringing weapons to campus and posting to Snapchat a mess... Read More

Two shot at Birmingham hospital, police say

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Two people were shot at a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, Wednesday evening, police said.

Police responded to a call of a reported shooting at UAB Highlands Hospital, Birmingham Police Lt. Pete Williston said in a pr... Read More

Two Navy aviators die after fighter crashes near Key West

(KEY WEST, Fla.) -- Two U.S. Navy aviators have died after their F/A-18 fighter jet crashed off Key West, Florida, during a training flight.

The two-seater F/A-18F was on approach to Boca Chica Field at Naval Air Station Key West when it w... Read More