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Transportation Disasters

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  • Whitehall police seek white pickup that crashed into house, then left

    A large, white pickup truck crashed into the side of a vacant house in Whitehall Township on Friday afternoon and the fled north from the scene, police said. Township police are looking for the pickup, which hit the 884 Fifth St. house, a single-story...
  • At-risk day cares in Orange County may get crash barriers

    At-risk day cares in Orange County may get crash barriers
    Responding to last week's KinderCare crash, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has ordered a review that may lead to barriers separating certain buildings from traffic. In a memo to county commissioners earlier this week, Jacobs announced that a group...
  • South Korea arrests captain of ferry that capsized and sank

    SEOUL, South Korea Captain Lee Jun Seok was arrested early Saturday as investigators examine the actions of the crew of the ferry that capsized and sank this week off the southwest coast of South Korea. Accused of breaches of the seaman's code...
  • A Tough Week For Metro-North

    A Tough Week For Metro-North
    Another politically tough week for Metro-North peaked Friday afternoon when U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said that he was "appalled" to find years worth of lightly punished safety violations, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned the railroad that it must meet...
  • Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.

    Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.
    Traffic backed up on I-95 near Havre de Grace Friday afternoon after a Megabus bus carrying 68 passengers struck a guardrail and temporarily closed all northbound lanes, Maryland State Police said. Five passengers were taken to Harford Memorial...
  • Mexico earthquake causes panic but little damage in the capital

    MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico on Friday, terrifying residents and sending many fleeing into the streets. There were no initial reports of serious injuries or major damage in the capital. The U.S. Geological...
  • Conviction Reviews Could Spare Innocent, State

    Kenneth Ireland lost the years when he might have gone to college, started a career, begun a family. They were taken from him when he was jailed for 21 years for a rape and murder that he didn't commit. He was exonerated in 2009 when DNA testing led...
  • 5 hurt as collision sends truck into South Side building

    5 hurt as collision sends truck into South Side building
    Five people were hurt this afternoon when two vehicles collided on the South Side and one of them struck a building, authorities said. Officials responded about 2:30 p.m. to a traffic crash at the intersection of East 71st Street and South Dr. Martin...
  • Connecticut Couple Killed In Massachusetts Crash

    Connecticut Couple Killed In Massachusetts Crash
    STAFFORD — A 20-year-old from Stafford Springs and his girlfriend, who would have turned 19 on Thursday, were killed in a crash Wednesday morning on I-90 in Massachusetts. William Barnett and Alyssa Grenier were on their way to Logan...
  • South Korea ferry sinking: Arrest warrants sought for captain, 2 crew

    ANSAN, South Korea – Prosecutors asked a court Friday to issue arrest warrants for the captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized off the southern coast of South Korea, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing, most of them...
  • Venezuela's troubled times: Maduro's first year in power

    BOGOTA, Colombia Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro often says he never wanted the country's top job. Instead, the 51-year-old former union organizer and transportation worker says he's simply following the orders of the late President Hugo Chavez, who...