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Transportation Disasters

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  • Amid weekend violence, 6 children shot Sunday night

    Amid weekend violence, 6 children shot Sunday night
    A South Side shooting left four girls and a boy hurt, and on the Northwest Side a 15-year-old girl was shot while riding in a vehicle as shootings across the city Sunday night added to the toll of a violent holiday weekend. The weekend toll for gun...
  • South Korean ferry disaster: Debate rages on who is to blame

    South Korean ferry disaster: Debate rages on who is to blame
    SEOUL -- In the wake of what appears to be South Korea’s worst maritime disaster in decades, a national debate is raging over just who bears the lion’s share of the blame. Officially, 87 people are confirmed dead and 215 remain missing in...
  • UFC's Jon Jones ready to return to dominant ways

    UFC's Jon Jones ready to return to dominant ways
    Jon Jones isn’t in the business of keeping everyone happy anymore. The personable Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion was subjected to criticism from those who believed he didn’t deserve the unanimous-decision victory...
  • DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza

    DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza
    A DUI suspect who was running from police nearly fell two stories at South Coast Plaza before officers detained him and possibly saved his life, authorities said. Costa Mesa police said Francisco Novela, 37, of Santa Ana crashed his 1972 Ford Ranger...
  • U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most...
  • Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale

    Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale
    A single vehicle crash on U.S. 40 in Rosedale has shut down all traffic between Berk Avenue and Todds Lane for more than two hours on Tuesday since first reported by the state Department of Transportation at 6:41 a.m. DOT also reported that all...
  • 1st distress call from stricken ferry was from child

    1st distress call from stricken ferry was from child
    The first distress call from a sinking South Korean ferry was made by a boy with a shaking voice, three minutes after the vessel made its fateful last turn. He called the emergency 119 number which put him through to the fire service, which in turn...
  • Bicyclist dies after being hit by van in Roselle

    Bicyclist dies after being hit by van in Roselle
    A 47-year-old bicyclist died after being hit by a van in west suburban Roselle this morning, officials said. The accident happened about 6:09 a.m. at Roselle Road and Rosemont Avenue, according to Roselle Police Sgt. John Lawson. The driver of a 2004...
  • CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents

    CTA's new weapon in graffiti battle: suits against vandals, parents
    The CTA is hoping that a new deterrent will hit home with graffiti taggers who are thinking about leaving their mark on transit property. The agency is taking vandalism and graffiti defendants — or in the case of minors, their parents or legal...
  • Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program

    Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program
    Ravens running back Ray Rice has made major progress since the end of a season in which he struggled with hip and quadriceps injuries and played at the heaviest weight of his career. Rice weighed roughly 225 pounds by the end of last season, when he...
  • Complete list of Summer Sneaks films

    APRIL 30 The M Word At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....