ST. CHARLES, Mo. (CNN) - With a loud boom, 4.5 million pounds of steel fell into the Missouri River Tuesday.
The last two sections of the westbound Blanchette Bridge in Saint Charles, Missouri were destroyed in a planned demolition.
About a thousand people gathered to watch the spectacle.
It's part of a $63 million project to rehabilitate the 54-year-old bridge. About three-quarters of the bridge will be replaced or rehabilitated.
The westbound span is expected to reopen by fall 2013.
A Colorado company is recalling 45 tons of meat and poultry products a federal agency says were produced under unsanitary conditions.
New Mexico could become the third state in the nation to let doctors help their terminally-ill patients end their lives by prescribing medication to end their suffering.
APD is budgeted for 1,100 officers. Right now, the number of sworn officers is closer to 900.
The attorney for a state cop fired last week for shooting at a minivan full of kids tells News 13 her client deserves his job back.
An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.