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Disasters and Accidents

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  • Danica Patrick finishes 36th at Phoenix after crash, patchwork

    AVONDALE, Ariz. — By the time the race ended, it wasn't clear where the paint job of Danica Patrick's car ended and the black repair tape holding it together started. Patrick's No. 10 Chevrolet was collected in a multi-car crash midway through...
  • Navy confirms 'Top Gun' training pilot dead in Nevada mountain crash

    The pilot of a military plane that crashed in a mountainous region of northern Nevada was killed in the accident, the Navy said Sunday. The plane, an F/A-18C Hornet on loan from the Marine Corps to the Navy for "Top Gun" pilot training, crashed Saturday...
  • 8 displaced by Englewood fire

    8 displaced by Englewood fire
    Two children and six adults were displaced by a fire in their Englewood neighborhood home early Monday morning. The fire broke out about 2:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of West 71st Street. Firefighters were able to extinguish most of the fire within the...
  • Traffic: All northbound traffic lanes closed on I-95 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: All northbound traffic lanes closed on I-95 in Baltimore City
    All northbound traffic lanes and the northbound left shoulder on Interstate 95 in Baltimore City have been closed at the Dundalk Avenue exit due to a single vehicle crash at 11:16 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. Only the...
  • Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again

    Winter storm: Snow, frigid temperatures punish Eastern U.S. again
    WASHINGTON -- Winter squeezed the Eastern United States on Monday, bringing snow and promising days of frigid temperatures in the region where too many unwanted, icy records have already been set.  Snow began falling in the mid-Atlantic region and the...
  • Trucker in fatal tollway crash pleads not guilty

    Trucker in fatal tollway crash pleads not guilty
    The truck driver in a crash that killed a tollway worker and seriously injured a trooper pleaded not guilty Monday as officials reported that the trooper had been in a "medically induced sleep" until recently. In a hearing attended by about two dozen...
  • Woman dies after Montana home crushed by 1,800-foot-long avalanche

    On Friday, Michel Colville was in her Missoula, Mont., home near the recreational area of Mt. Jumbo. It was 4 p.m. when a mountain of snow raced down the hill at more than 120 mph, smashing her home and sending her, her husband and an unrelated child...
  • Fire destroys car in Ikea parking lot

    Fire destroys car in Ikea parking lot
    Costa Mesa firefighters extinguished a car fire in Ikea's busy parking lot Sunday afternoon, officials said. Around 11 a.m., one fire engine and four firefighters were dispatched to the furniture store at Harbor Boulevard and South Coast Drive. A 2001...
  • Industrial fire forces evacuation

    A fire in an industrial oven in a Huntington Beach building injured one employee and forced an evacuation, according to authorities. Firefighters responded to a call in the 15000 block of Chemical Lane at about noon Saturday after an employee from...
  • Duke Energy receives 5 more citations weeks after coal ash spill

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — After weeks of downplaying a massive coal ash spill, North Carolina regulators issued violation notices Monday to five more Duke Energy power plants, in addition to two citations late last week at the site that polluted the...
  • Child injured after shots fired into a van in Baltimore County

    Child injured after shots fired into a van in Baltimore County
    A young girl was injured but is expected to survive after someone fired a gun into a van with three others inside, Baltimore County police said. The van was stopped at an Overlea traffic light Monday night. A two-year-old girl was struck in the head...