Italian quake toll rises to 17, last victim found

An Italian Policeman blocks off collapsed Dome area in Mirandola, northern Italy, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the same area of northern Italy stricken by another fatal tremor on May 20. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

May 30, 2012 7:06:31 AM PDT
Italian rescue workers removed the last earthquake victim from the rubble Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 17 as the government approved measures to rebuild the quake-hit area so crucial to Italy's economic health.