BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Building inspectors in Berkeley, California, say a balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by water damage.
Berkeley's Building and Safety Division issued a summary on Tuesday of initial findings from the investigation of the fatal balcony failure a week ago. Five of the students who died were from Ireland.
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Investigators are looking for a vehicle believed to be connected with one of three roadside shootings in northern Colorado, along with a previously unreported attempted shooting.
Authorities on Tuesday released a sketch of a faded orange pickup truck. They say it's linked to the June 3 killing of 65-year-old William Connole on a Loveland sidewalk, and an attempted shooting the same night about 2 miles away.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The independent watchdog for the federal personnel agency that recently suffered one of the worst cyberbreaches in U.S. history says the data could have been encrypted to make it harder to steal.
Patrick McFarland, inspector general for the Office of Personnel Management, directly challenges the agency director in written testimony to be delivered Wednesday to a House oversight committee.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The consumer reviews service Angie's List has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon Local, accusing the Amazon.com subsidiary of stealing proprietary information.
The lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis alleges executives at Amazon Local and other employees obtained access to the information by signing up as members of Angie's List and downloading information. More than 20 Amazon Local employees are named as co-defendants....
MIAMI (AP) — A Libyan prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba has appeared before a review board deciding whether he can be released after nearly 13 years in custody.
Omar Khalif Abu Baker is one of four Libyans at Guantanamo. A U.S. assessment concluded he has ties to Osama bin Laden and "probably" fought against the Northern Alliance and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
His lawyer told the Periodic Review Board on Tuesday there is no...
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is launching a mobile video service this summer that would show sports, concerts and other types of content.
The country's largest wireless provider teased a few details of its upcoming offerings Tuesday while announcing it had completed its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL Inc. The deal is designed to help Verizon Communications Inc. expand in mobile video and advertising as more hours are spent watching video, reading and shopping on phones and...
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The principal who pulled a graduation speech by a valedictorian who wanted to disclose his sexual orientation is resigning for a new job at another school.
The Daily Times-Call reports (http://bit.ly/1ddZuJ7) parents were notified Monday that Twin Peaks Charter Academy Principal BJ Buchmann is leaving his position to become the Fort Lupton School District's assistant superintendent.