PARIS - A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio is sending columns of thick black smoke out of more than a dozen windows.
Photos of the scene Friday afternoon showed smoke pouring from the upper stories of the massive Maison de la Radio in the capital's 16th arrondissement.
No one was hurt and the building was safely evacuated, fire department spokesman Gabriel Plus said on television i-tele.
WICHITA, Kan. - A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles around Wichita.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas - A former gang member was put to death Tuesday evening for the fatal shootings of three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio.
Miguel Paredes, 32, was convicted along with two other men in the September 2000 slayings of three people with ties to the Mexican Mafia. The victims' bodies were rolled up in a carpet, driven about 50 miles (80 kilometres) southwest, dumped and set on fire. A farmer investigating a grass fire found the remains.