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Death toll from Florida bridge collapse climbs to 6

Death toll from Florida bridge collapse climbs to 6

GabrielaRose12/Twitter(MIAMI) —  The death toll from the bridge collapse on Florida International University’s campus has climbed to six, police said. Five of those were pronounced dead at the scene, and another died after being transported to a hospital, Alvaro Zabaleta, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Police Department, said at an […]

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Florida bridge collapse death toll likely to rise as investigators sift through rubble, police say

Florida bridge collapse death toll likely to rise as investigators sift through rubble, police say

GabrielaRose12/TwitterThe death toll from the collapse of a brand-new pedestrian bridge near Florida International University has risen to six, including a student at the school, authorities said Friday. Officials believe the number of dead may rise as investigators sift through the rubble after the search and rescue efforts were called […]

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At least four killed after pedestrian bridge at Florida college collapses

At least four killed after pedestrian bridge at Florida college collapses

GabrielaRose12/Twitter(MIAMI) — A newly installed bridge touted as a feat of engineering collapsed on Florida International University’s campus on Thursday, killing at least four people. Aerial footage showed first responders tending to victims at the scene, searching for people in the rubble, and loading others on stretchers and into ambulances. […]

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

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

WSVN-TV(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 using accelerated bridge construction methods, and there is a school at […]

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Rescuers scramble to search for survivors after deadly Florida bridge collapse

Rescuers scramble to search for survivors after deadly Florida bridge collapse

GabrielaRose12/Twitter(MIAMI) — A newly installed bridge touted as a feat of engineering collapsed on Florida International University’s campus on Thursday, killing several people. Aerial footage showed first responders tending to victims at the scene, searching for people in the rubble, and loading others on stretchers and into ambulances. They were […]

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Cosby judge will allow five additional accusers to testify against the comedian

Cosby judge will allow five additional accusers to testify against the comedian

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(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 assaulted by Cosby over the years. Prosecutors had asked the […]

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

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

WSVN-TV(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.” What Page saw from her 15th-floor window was a plume of rising […]

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

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

WSVN-TV(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 area collapsed over a busy highway. The bridge was […]

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Several killed after pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapses

Several killed after pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapses

ABC News(MIAMI) — A pedestrian bridge stretching across a street on the Florida International University campus in Miami collapsed Thursday afternoon, killing multiple people, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Aerial footage showed first responders tending to victims on the scene, searching for people in the rubble and loading others […]

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

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

iStock / Thinkstock(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 line of duty late Tuesday night in Pike County, Kentucky. […]

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