Building collapses

This May 8, 2017 photo shows the lot where One Journal Square, a twin-tower residential building in New Jersey championed by Jared Kushner, was to be constructed in Jersey City, N.J. Plans for the project are in danger of falling apart as his family's real estate company threatens legal action against a city that it says ended negotiations for no good reason. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First, Jared Kushner's big plans for a skyscraper in Manhattan fell apart. Now, it's the turn of his major twin-tower project across the river in New Jersey. Plans for a pair of gleaming, 66-story residential towers in Jersey City championed by Kushner when he was CEO of his family...
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Mike Haydon snow blows the sidewalk near his home during a storm Sunday, April 15, 2018, in southwest Rochester, Minn. A deadly storm system moving through the central and southern U.S. has dumped a thick blanket of snow on parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota and left parts of Michigan an icy mess. (Joe Ahlquist/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 9:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S...
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April 12, 2018 - 11:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Fire Department officials say an independent investigator will be brought in to determine what caused a ladder to collapse as firefighters battled a blaze at a three-story building. A firefighter was on the hydraulic truck-mounted ladder Wednesday night when it buckled and fell...
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In this late Saturday, March 31, 2018 photo, rescuers work on the debris after a three-story rickety hotel building collapsed in Indore, Madhya Pradesh state, India. (AP Photo)
April 01, 2018 - 5:46 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A four-story rickety hotel building collapsed in central India, killing at least 10 people and injuring three, police said Sunday. Rescuers working through the night with sledgehammers and chain saws pulled alive 10 people from the debris of the building, which came crashing down...
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Emergency personnel move an injured firefighter to an ambulance after a wall collapse at the scene of a fire in York, Pa., Thursday, March 22, 2018. York officials said part of the four-story building fell on firefighters as they were looking for hot spots and investigating the cause of the fire that broke out Wednesday at the Weaver Organ and Piano factory. (John A. Pavoncello/York Dispatch via AP)
March 23, 2018 - 8:00 am
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A section of a four-story building that once housed a piano factory in York, Pennsylvania, collapsed a day after a fire, killing two firefighters and injuring two others. York Mayor Michael Helfrich said in a statement Thursday that firefighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony...
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Emergency personnel move an injured firefighter to an ambulance after a wall collapse at the scene of a fire in York, Pa., Thursday, March 22, 2018. York officials said part of the four-story building fell on firefighters as they were looking for hot spots and investigating the cause of the fire that broke out Wednesday at the Weaver Organ and Piano factory. (John A. Pavoncello/York Dispatch via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 11:56 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — Two Pennsylvania firefighters have been killed and two others injured in the partial collapse of a former piano factory, which had been heavily damaged in a fire. York officials say 50-year-old Ivan Flanscha and 29-year-old Zachary Anthony died Thursday at a hospital. Two other...
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this March 10, 2018 photo shows an early morning view of the main span of the a pedestrian bridge that is being positioned to connect the City of Sweetwater, Fla., to Florida International University near Miami. The 950- ton new bridge collapsed, Thursday, March 15, over several cars causing several fatalities and injuries. (Pedro Portal/ The Miami Herald via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 7:27 pm
As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride. The pedestrian bridge on the edge of the Miami-area campus was a signature achievement of the school's Accelerated Bridge Construction...
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A city guard, left, and a rescuer walk with a little dog saved from the rubble of an apartment bloc that has collapsed killing several people in the western city of Poznan, Poland, Monday, March 5, 2018. Firefighters and rescuers with dogs have been searching in sub-freezing temperatures through the debris of the building in the western city of Poznan after it collapsed early Sunday. (AP Photo/Str)
March 05, 2018 - 12:01 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An "intentional" attack could be the reason an apartment building collapsed in western Poland, leaving five people dead and 21 injured, a prosecutors' spokeswoman said Monday. The building with 18 apartments collapsed early Sunday in the western city of Poznan, most probably...
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Firefighters and rescuers work at the scene of a building collapse in Poznan, Poland, Sunday, March 4, 2018. An apartment block collapsed Sunday in Poland's western city of Poznan, killing several people and injuring more than 20 others, officials said as teams of firefighters and rescuers with dogs combed the rubble in search of more victims. (AP Photo/Str)
March 04, 2018 - 11:27 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An apartment block collapsed Sunday in Poland's western city of Poznan, killing four people and injuring 24 others, officials said as teams of firefighters and rescuers with dogs combed the rubble in search of more victims. The building contained 18 apartments and 40 residents...
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Emergency services at the scene in Leicester, Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018, where emergency services are still searching for victims after an explosion which destroyed a building on Sunday. British police said Wednesday Feb. 28, 2018, they have arrested three men in connection with the explosion that killed five people. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 3:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested three men in connection with an explosion over the weekend in the English city of Leicester that killed five people. Sunday's blast caused the collapse of a building which housed a shop and a two-story apartment. Leicestershire Police said...
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