Most lanes of bridge reopen after crane collapse outside NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Most of the lanes of the Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City have reopened after a crane collapsed across the entire width of the bridge, but transportation officials are still advising motorists to plan for extra delays during the Wednesday morning commute.

  • Written by EZRA KAPLAN, Associated Press

Body cam footage released of college pepper spray incident

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland has released footage of campus police using pepper spray to try to break up an off-campus graduation party attended primarily by African-American students.


Leslie Jones, under hateful barrage on Twitter, fights back

NEW YORK (AP) — Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones said she was "in a personal hell" and urged the social networking service to do more to eradicate abuse.

  • Written by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

Tennessee deputy shoots suspect following confrontation

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a man following a confrontation that happened while deputies were trying to serve a warrant at a residence.


No charges for St. Louis officers who killed suspect in 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two St. Louis police officers will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old suspect, after a special prosecutor ruled Tuesday that the officers acted in self-defense.

  • Written by JIM SALTER, Associated Press