Police cars block access to the site where a hot air balloon crashed early Saturday, July 30, 2016, near Lockhart, Texas.  At least 16 people were on board the balloon, which Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford said caught fire before crashing into a pasture shortly after 7:40 a.m. Saturday near Lockhart. No one appeared to survive the crash, authorities said. (AP Photo/James Vertuno)

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16 feared dead after hot air balloon crashes in Texas More

Sixteen people were feared dead Saturday after a hot air balloon caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas. More

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Report: Witness hearing popping noises before balloon crash

No survivors after hot air balloon crashes in Texas

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Alabama

Police: Suspected burglar found dead after he's tied to tree

Authorities say a suspected burglar is dead after an Alabama homeowner tied him to a tree after catching the man breaking into his home.

In this Monday, July 25, 2016 photo, skydiver Luke Aikins signals to pilot Aaron Fitzgerald as he prepares to jump from a helicopter in Simi Valley, Calif. After months of training, this elite skydiver says he's ready to leave his chute in the plane when he bails out 25,000 feet over Simi Valley on Saturday. That's right, no parachute, no wingsuit and no fellow skydiver with an extra one to hand him in mid-air. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) In this Monday, July 25, 2016 photo, skydiver Luke Aikins signals to pilot Aaron Fitzgerald as he prepares to jump from a helicopter in Simi Valley, Calif. After months of training, this elite skydiver says he's ready to leave his chute in the plane when he bails out 25,000 feet over Simi Valley on Saturday. That's right, no parachute, no wingsuit and no fellow skydiver with an extra one to hand him in mid-air. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

California

Skydiver successfully makes 25,000-foot jump without parachute

Skydiver Luke Aikens became the first person ever to jump out of a plane and into a net on the ground without utilizing a parachute Saturday.

US

Judge sees red after bare legged prisoner brought to court

A Louisville judge scolded jail officials for bringing a female inmate to court without a jail jumpsuit and, it appeared, with no pants.

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Transportation

FAA was warned about possible deadly balloon crashes in 2014

Warning about potential high-fatality accidents, safety investigators recommended two years ago that the Federal Aviation Administration impose greater oversight on commercial hot air balloon ...

US

NOAA: mass die-off at marine sanctuary off Louisiana, Texas

Federal scientists say a massive die-off is taking place on a coral reef of a national marine sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.

US

St. Petersburg could become home to Cuban consulate

St. Petersburg appears to be out front in a bid to become home to the first Cuban consulate in the United States in more than five decades.

A car destroyed from wildfires sits in Big Sur, Calif., Friday, July 29, 2016. Lodge managers and cafe owners along California's dramatic Big Sur coast were looking Friday at a summer of jittery guests and cancelled bookings after fire officials warned that crews will likely be battling a wildfire raging in steep, forested ridges just to the north for another month. (AP Photo/Terry Chea) A car destroyed from wildfires sits in Big Sur, Calif., Friday, July 29, 2016. Lodge managers and cafe owners along California's dramatic Big Sur coast were looking Friday at a summer of jittery guests and cancelled bookings after fire officials warned that crews will likely be battling a wildfire raging in steep, forested ridges just to the north for another month. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

Fires

California wildfire takes toll on Big Sur tourism

Lodge managers and cafe owners along California's dramatic Big Sur coast were looking at a summer of jittery guests and cancelled bookings after fire officials warned that crews will likely be ...

California

The Latest: Wounded San Diego officer alert after shooting

The Latest on a shooting that killed a San Diego police officer and wounded another (all times local): 12:50 p.m.

Arizona

Man stunned at being target in Nevada bombing

A Nevada man whose family was nearly killed weeks ago by bombs set off by a former colleague has no idea why he was a target.

California

Skydiver makes final preparations to jump without parachute

Skydiver Luke Aikins figures his next leap into thin air will start pretty much like the thousands that preceded it, only with one small but significant difference: This time when he steps out of the ...

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NTSB official addresses deadly balloon crash in Texas

Victim specialists and weather experts to investigate major accident

Homicide

Ex-NFL, Texas A&M linebacker, wife killed at their home

A former Texas A&M and Miami Dolphins linebacker and his wife were fatally shot at their home in Houston, and a 16-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile with murder in the slayings.

CRIME

Montana to revisit incest law allowing charges against teens

Lawmakers will review a loophole in Montana's incest law that allows 16- and 17-year-olds to be held as complicit as their parents.

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Police and Law Enforcement

Off-duty Indianapolis police officer charged with attempted murder after shooting detective

An Indianapolis police officer faces an attempted murder charge after authorities say he shot a detective investigating a domestic violence incident involving the officer and his estranged wife and ...

Arizona

8 Phoenix high school football players let go for hazing

Eight players have been kicked off a Phoenix high school football team because of a hazing incident.

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Texas

The Latest: Site of hot air balloon crash under power lines

The Latest on the hot air balloon that crashed in Central Texas (all times local): 12:10 p.m.

Washington

The Latest: Woman: Granddaughter hid in closet from gunman

The Latest on a shooting at a gathering of young adults in suburban Seattle (all times local): 9:40 a.m.

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Reporter: Powerlines may have caused hot air balloon crash

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Labor Unions

Eric Shawn Reports: How Frank Sheeran killed Jimmy Hoffa

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AP: No survivors in Texas hot air balloon crash

Balloon reportedly carrying at least 16 people caught fire

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The Latest: Wildfire near Big Sur destroys 57 homes

The Latest on the wildfires burning in the West (all times local): 9 a.m.

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Hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people crashes in Texas

Balloon reportedly caught fire approximately 30 miles south of Austin

New York

NY caretakers say they are being punished for complaints

Some caretakers for disabled New Yorkers say they've been harassed and punished for making complaints about potentially hazardous situations at state facilities.

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