San Francisco Zoo keeper Alan Feinberg, 41, mauled by a 70-pound Persian leopard that bit his neck, was up and about and reported in fair condition a day after the attack, authorities said. Zoo officials were investigating why the female leopard attacked.
A bulldozer razed the McMartin Pre-School in Manhattan Beach, Calif., ending a frantic search by parents for secret tunnels and hidden chambers where they claim that their children were molested and engaged in satanic rituals in cases dating to 1984.
Two Air National Guard A-7 fighter jets collided in a ball of flame during a training flight over northwestern Iowa near Spencer, but both pilots and a civilian passenger parachuted to safety.
The Illinois secretary of state has permanently revoked the driver's license of James J. Harasek, 60, whose car struck and killed three children in a Chicago park May 5. Harasek had until Tuesday to fill out medical forms demonstrating fitness to drive but chose not to do so, his attorney said.
Police officer Jim Viola, pursuing a motorcyclist in a 120 mph chase in Bossier City, La., threw a phone book from his patrol car, stunning Bobby Roberson, 30, who was booked for numerous violations. After Viola's throw, Roberson fell into a ditch. "That's what is called directory assistance," Viola said.
New Jersey Gov. Jim Florio (D) signed into law a measure requiring residents to register all presently owned semi-automatic weapons and pay a semi-annual fee for continued ownership. They then have a year to sell or deactivate the weapons.