Hudson River, N.Y.- A 90-foot vessel with three people on-board collided with a construction barge and sank under the Tappan Zee Bridge on Saturday. One crew member died in the incident and two are missing.

Juneau, Alaska- A 26-year-old man driving a snowmobile was arrested for trying to drive the machine into two musher teams taking part in the Iditarod dog sled race. At least one dog was killed and three others                  were injured from the attack.


Atmore, Ala.- About 100 inmates at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility were involved in a riot on Friday in which the warden and a guard were stabbed. The prison was on lockdown on Saturday in response           to the riot.

Bozeman, Mont.- Three people were found dead in a house in Montana late Friday afternoon by Gallatin County Sheriff’s deputies. The identities of the deceased are unknown and investigation is ongoing.

Flint, Mich.- A group of Flint families has filed lawsuits in the Michigan city’s water crisis. The lawsuits cover 50 children allegedly suffering from lead poisoning from drinking Flint water.

Cleveland, Ohio- Teenagers in Ohio celebrating their 18th birthday before November’s election are now entitled to have their votes for presidential candidates counted in Ohio’s primary on Mar. 15, despite not having           turned 18 yet, according to a ruling by an Ohio judge.

Winston-Salem, N.C.- A federal appeals court said on Thursday that North Carolina can issue specialty license plates with an anti-abortion slogan. The court ruled 2-1 clears the way for the state to offer the “Choose            Life” plate approved by its Republican-led legislature in 2011.

Beverly Hills, Calif.- Joseph Cait, a 38-year-old senior auction administrator with I.M. Chait Gallery/ Auctioneers, pleaded guilty of conspiring to smuggling at least $1 million in animal products that included rhino horn and elephant ivory. Cait could be sentenced to up to five years in prison on the wildlife smuggling charge.



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