Authorities say the man killed when a thrill ride broke apart at the Ohio State Fair is an 18-year-old from Columbus.
Authorities in Florida say they arrested a man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money — all because he woke up Tuesday and wanted to become a comedian.
SALT LAKE CITY — A small plane crashed on a Utah highway Wednesday, killing two couples heading for a vacation but narrowly missing cars when it barreled across the lanes through a gap in traffic.
The state fair, where one person was killed and seven others were injured when an “aggressive thrill” ride broke apart, will be open Thursday, officials said, but the rides won’t be running until they all are determined to be safe.
Three hundred firefighters got the upper hand on a wildland blaze that threatened 400 homes near Gardnerville south of Reno while hundreds of other crew members continued to battle a pair of wildfires threatening dozens of homes and ranches Wednesday in the northwest corner of the state near the Idaho line south of Denio.
Inmates who broke out of the maximum-security wing of a Southern California jail last year did just that with a smuggled cellphone and through an attorney released it to the public Wednesday, complete with glossy voiceover from one of the convicts.
Despite thunderstorms that forced cancellation of Red Flag missions Tuesday and Wednesday, pilots of F-35 joint strike fighter jets and F-22 Raptors have made significant strides in the ongoing air combat exercise that ends Friday at Nellis Air Force Base.
At least one person was killed and several others injured when a ride malfunctioned on opening day of the Ohio State Fair, fire officials said.
A group of Iowa businessmen filed a lawsuit Wednesday against United Airlines over the death of a giant rabbit after a flight from London to Chicago.
Interior secretary will hear opposing viewpoints on Gold Butte, Basin and Range National Monuments during meetings in Nye County.