Structural failures

This image provided by KABC-TV shows a crane at a construction that collapsed outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 in Inglewood, Calif. No injuries have been reported, fire department spokesman Franklin Lopez said. It's not clear what caused the crane to collapse in a parking lot outside the stadium. (KABC-TV via AP)
February 28, 2020 - 1:59 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A large construction crane collapsed Friday morning outside SoFi Stadium, the new home of the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers and Rams, according to the fire department. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were dispatched to the stadium in suburban Inglewood shortly before 8...
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Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, center, poses with Aurel Lala and Alesio Cakoni, in Rome on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The two Albanian children were injured when they escaped their collapsing flat jolted from the Nov. 26 6.4-magnitude earthquake, that killed 51 persons and injured more than 3,000 others. They lost each two family members but their dream came true when Rama took them to Rome, Italy to meet with their sport idols Ronaldo and Buffon. (Albanian Prime Minister Office via AP)
December 06, 2019 - 5:32 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives got a small reprieve from the tragedy Friday when they met their football idols. Aurel Lala, 7, and Alesio Cakoni, 10, jumped from the balconies of their apartments to escape the...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2016, file photo, United States attacker Kaleigh Gilchrist moves the ball during a women's exhibition water polo match against Australia, in Los Angeles. Gilchrist was among the Americans who were injured when a balcony inside a nightclub in the southern city of Gwangju, South Korea collapsed on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Two people were killed and multiple athletes who were in Gwangju to compete in the world swimming championships were injured, officials said. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
July 29, 2019 - 7:30 pm
One moment, Kaleigh Gilchrist was celebrating an unprecedented third straight world championship for the U.S. women's water polo team. In the next moment, she was headed to a hospital in South Korea. Gilchrist was partying with teammate Paige Hauschild and other competitors from the world swimming...
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A collapsed internal balcony is seen at a nightclub in Gwangju, South Korea, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Members of the U.S. national water polo team were in a South Korean nightclub on Saturday when an internal balcony collapsed, killing at least one person. (Chun Jung-in/Yonhap via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 6:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A balcony inside a nightclub in South Korea collapsed on Saturday, killing two people and injuring 16, including American and other athletes at the world swimming championships, officials said. Hundreds were at the nightclub in the southern city of Gwangju when the...
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Smoke rises in the air as part of the roof of the Bradley Center is imploded during a controlled demolition in Milwaukee on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
January 13, 2019 - 2:12 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dozens of small, simultaneous explosions have brought down the steel roof of the Bradley Center, the former home of the Milwaukee Bucks. The controlled demolition Sunday morning left debris scattered in the street. The Bradley Center closed last summer and the Bucks moved next door...
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Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird appears for his arraignment on domestic violence charges at Brighton Municipal Court, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 in Boston. Prosecutors say Bird choked his girlfriend multiple times, kicked her and prevented her from leaving his apartment for hours last week before he collapsed in distress.(Angela Rowlings /The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
September 13, 2018 - 4:25 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird says he's taking some time off as he deals with his health and domestic violence charges involving an alleged assault of his girlfriend. Bird says in a statement issued...
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Genoa fans display a banner reading "In silence for you, hurt 43 times in the heart. Get back on your feet proudly and become splendid again!" to honor the 43 people who lost their lives when the Morandi highway Bridge collapsed last Aug. 14, prior to the Serie A soccer match Genoa and Empoli at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (Simone Arveda/ANSA via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 5:20 pm
For the first 43 minutes of their club's Serie A opener, Genoa fans remained silent on Sunday. That was one minute for each of the 43 victims of the Morandi Bridge collapse in the port city this month. In the 43rd minute, spectators began applauding respectfully as the names of those who died in...
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August 17, 2018 - 10:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An influential campaign group close to the Kremlin has called for an investigation into how stadiums and infrastructure built for the World Cup have failed to cope with floods. An embankment outside the stadium in Volgograd collapsed onto a road on the day of the final, while leaks...
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An injured woman is attended to by EMS after a race start stage collapsed before the Annual Bi-National 5K/10K un Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Brownsville, Texas. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the collapse that forced some participants to be transported by ambulance to hospitals for evaluation. The National Weather Service had issued a wind advisory for Saturday morning through early evening. (Jason Hoekema /The Brownsville Herald via AP)
March 24, 2018 - 5:05 pm
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Several runners have been hurt when part of a metal structure at the starting line collapsed before a marathon in South Texas. The city of Brownsville says in a statement the accident happened Saturday morning just before the Bi-National 10K & 5K Run. Officials did not...
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FILE- This March 10, 2018 file photo shows the main span of the a pedestrian bridge being positioned to connect the City of Sweetwater to Florida International University near Miami. The 950- ton new bridge collapsed, Thursday, March 15, 2018, over several cars causing fatalities and injuries. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request show that the Florida Department of Transportation in October 2016 ordered Florida International University and its contractors to move the bridge's main, signature pylon 11 feet north to the edge of a canal, widening the distance the crossing would gap between its supports and requiring a new base structural design. (Pedro Portal/ The Miami Herald via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Construction of the pedestrian bridge that collapsed and killed six people in the Miami area was behind schedule and millions over budget, in part because of a key change in the design and placement of one of its support towers. Documents obtained by The Associated Press through a...
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