• Report: 5-story building collapses in Istanbul

    ISTANBUL (AP) — A five-story building collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Monday and a private news agency said a number of people are believed to be trapped in the rubble.

  • Thunder fans drop off flowers at a memorial for Ingrid Williams, the wife of Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, who died Wednesday as the result of a car accident Tuesday, before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.  Ingrid Williams' photo is on display at left.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Thunder hold moment of silence for assistant Williams’ wife

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder held a moment of silence for assistant coach Monty Williams’ wife before their game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night, a day after she died following a car crash.

  • Former NASCAR racer Lennie Pond dies at 75

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lennie Pond, who raced for 17 years in NASCAR’s premier series, has died. He was 75.

  • Former Freedom Industries owner and president Dennis Farrell walks into federal Court in Charleston W.Va., Thursday Feb. 11, 2016.  Farrell is scheduled to be sentenced for his conviction on a pollution charge in a 2014 chemical spill into a Charleston river that prompted a tap water ban for 300,000 residents for days.  (Tom Hindman/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)

    Ex-exe sentenced to 1 month in West Virginia chemical spill

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Freedom Industries executive was sentenced Thursday to one month in federal prison for a chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.

  • German police say death toll from train crash rises to 11

    BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say the death toll from Tuesday’s head-on train crash in Bavaria has risen to 11.

  • Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee (24) shoots over Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, right, as Rockets guard James Harden (13) watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

    Lillard scores 31 as surging Blazers beat Rockets 116-103

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Houston Rockets are “broken,” according to their coach and star player. The Portland Trail Blazers are in the middle of their best run of basketball all season.

  • In a Friday Feb. 14, 2014 photo, Ingrid and Monty Williams enter the Tom Benson Gala in New Orleans. Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, died on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, after she was involved in a car accident Tuesday night. She was 44. (Daniel Erath/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)

    OKC Thunder assistant coach’s wife dies after car accident

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams died Wednesday evening at a hospital from injuries suffered in a car crash, police said.

  • New Mexico official blasts EPA over Colorado mine spill

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The head of the New Mexico Environment Department blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday during a legislative committee meeting, saying federal officials are downplaying the long-term effects of the Gold King Mine spill.

  • Correction: Trooper-Hunting Accident story

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a Connecticut State Police trooper’s death in a hunting accident in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of Cinco Ranch. It is about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio, not 20 miles west of Houston.

  • Sheriff’s Dept.: Woman dead being stranded on I-25, struck

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a woman got hit by a vehicle and is dead after she argued with her boyfriend and was stranded on Interstate 25 south of Albuquerque.