Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained

Published Feb. 10 2016 @ 4:00am

Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building that killed dozens.

Viewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshire

Published Feb. 10 2016

Time to trade in those boots and head south and west. After Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump cruised...

Records fall as winter heat wave hits Southern California

Published Feb. 10 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A midwinter heat wave baked Southern California again Tuesday, breaking more February records as temperatures soared...

Big-wave surfers gather in Hawaii for prestigious event

Published Feb. 10 2016

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) - The wait is over for a select group of big-wave surfers as "The Eddie" big-wave competition...

Architecture of white supremacy still evokes pain

Published Feb. 10 2016

Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked "COLORED,"...

Trump, Sanders big winners in New Hampshire, riding voter frustration

Published Feb. 9 2016

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday'sNew Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart...

Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

Published Feb. 9 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say,...

Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

Published Feb. 9 2016

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might...

Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

Published Feb. 9 2016

A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until...

Oklahoma wildfires threaten homes; smoke risky for drivers

Published Feb. 9 2016

Grass fires pushed along by 35 mph wind gusts forced an elementary school to keep some children after hours Tuesday...

Exit polls: New Hampshire GOP voters feel betrayed by party

Published Feb. 9 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters in New Hampshire's primary are deeply unhappy with the federal government, and many Republican voters are...

Chattanooga Chamber hires Florida citrus advocate as new policy vice president

Published Feb. 9 2016

The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce has hired the chief marketing officer for the Florida Department of Commerce as its new...

UAW, rival labor group differ on appeal of election at Chattanooga VW plant

Published Feb. 9 2016

The American Council of Employees at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant is supporting the federal appeal by the automaker of last year's...

Salvation Army opens overnight shelter due to cold weather and calls for volunteers

Published Feb. 9 2016

With temperatures dipping below freezing at night and The Chattanooga Community Kitchen at capacity, The Salvation Army will open its...

Alleged burgular arrested after witness saw break in

Published Feb. 9 2016

The alleged culprit of a string of Brainerd home burglaries, Yummuse D. Hendrix, 39, was arrested after someone saw him...

Chattanooga-based Bellhops adding rental truck option

Published Feb. 9 2016

Bellhops announced Tuesday it's adding a built-in rental truck option in some of its currently served markets, including Chattanooga.

Tennessee attorney general says team is looking into allegations against Rep. Durham

Published Feb. 9 2016

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery said Tuesday he has an experienced team already looking into allegations that embattled Rep. Jeremy...

Gun, drug, car deaths loom large in US longevity gap: Study

Published Feb. 9 2016

CHICAGO (AP) - Guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed...

Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

Published Feb. 9 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

Obama to release $4 trillion-plus budget for 2017

Published Feb. 9 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's freighted with...