MOUNT CARBON, W.Va. (AP) — A train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil has derailed in southern West Virginia. The mishap sent at least one tanker into the Kanawha River. At least 14 tankers were set ablaze, and a house is reported on fire.
There were no immediate reports of injuries. Nearby residents were told to evacuate as state emergency response and environmental officials headed to the scene about 30 miles southeast of Charleston.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The hacker gang that looted as much as $1 billion worldwide from banks was unusual: It stole directly from the banks, instead of ripping off their customers.
But this was hardly a bit of Robin Hood banditry that spared innocent account holders. Security experts say consumers still need to keep a close eye on their checking and savings, as epic computer breaches such as this theft — documented in a report issued Monday — are becoming all too common....
NEW YORK (AP) — A singer-songwriter who topped the charts in 1963 with her epic song of teenage angst "It's My Party" and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry" and "You Don't Own Me" has died. Lesley Gore was 68.
According to her partner of 33 years, Gore died Monday of cancer at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.
Brooklyn-born and New Jersey-raised, Gore was discovered by Quincy Jones as a teenager and signed to Mercury Records...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Emergency crews and environmental officials are responding to a train derailment in West Virginia that sent at least one tanker containing crude oil into a river and also caused a nearby house to catch fire.
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
The CSX train derailed Monday afternoon in Fayette County.
West Virginia Public Safety spokesman Lawrence Messina said the tanker is leaking crude oil into...