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  • Monterey Park fire truck crash: 'It was really bad,' witness says

    Monterey Park fire truck crash: 'It was really bad,' witness says
    Investigators said it was not immediately clear what caused two fire trucks to collide Wednesday afternoon in Monterey Park, sending one careening into a Chinese restaurant and injuring at least 14 people. It also was not known how many of the injured...
  • Hundreds still missing in deadly Korea ferry sinking

    Hundreds still missing in deadly Korea ferry sinking
    JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean coastguard and navy divers resumed searching on Thursday for about 290 people still missing, many of them students from the same high school, after a ferry capsized in sight of land. Grieving family members...
  • First Newport News City Council forum focuses on coal dust

    First Newport News City Council forum focuses on coal dust
    NEWPORT NEWS — Environmental efforts, recycling and sustainable practices dominated the first of three forums for Newport News City Council candidates. The event, sponsored by the Sierra Club-York River group, also rekindled a long-running...
  • Ailing driver on way to hospital crashes, killing himself and his wife

    Ailing driver on way to hospital crashes, killing himself and his wife
    A man on his way to the hospital after suffering medical complications lost control of his car and crashed, killing himself and his wife. Carl Sala, 63, was on the way from his southeast Orange County home to Orlando Regional Medical Center Tuesday...
  • Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road

    Naperville trucking company wins ruling to return to road
    A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
  • Mother, baby killed in Lake County crash

    Mother, baby killed in Lake County crash
    A Lake County mother died Tuesday night of injuries suffered in a traffic crash that also killed her 6-month-old daughter. Kimberley Kinggard, 40, was driving west on County Road, 42 Saturday about 7 p.m. when the right rear tire on her 1994 Toyota...
  • Monterey Park crash: Fire trucks had lights, sirens on, chief says

    Monterey Park crash: Fire trucks had lights, sirens on, chief says
    Officials said two fire trucks had their lights and sirens running when they collided Wednesday afternoon in Monterey Park, sending one careening into a restaurant.  Monterey Park Fire Chief Jim Birrell said the trucks -- one from Monterey Park, the...
  • Man Charged In Crash That Killed Enfield Sixth-Grader

    Man Charged In Crash That Killed Enfield Sixth-Grader
    ENFIELD — A motorcyclist who struck and killed a young boy riding his bicycle in September had been drinking alcohol before the accident, police said. Brian Dolloff, 29, of Broad Brook Road, turned himself in on Monday, according to police. He was...
  • Newport News: Man arrested in March auto-pedestrian accident

    Newport News: Man arrested in March auto-pedestrian accident
    A man wanted in connection to a March auto-pedestrian crash in Newport News was arrested by Hampton Police Tuesday afternoon. Darrell Keith Nelson, 56, of the first block of Brogden Lane in Hampton, was taken into custody at his home on felony hit and...
  • No serious injuries in Tavares seaplane crash

    No serious injuries in Tavares seaplane crash
    The pilot of a seaplane was not seriously injured last week after crashing the aircraft at Lake Idamere Park just outside of Tavares city limits. Lake County sheriff's dispatch received a call about 11 a.m. April 10 of a plane crash near Lake Idamere...
  • Nearly 300 missing after South Korea ferry sinks

    Nearly 300 missing after South Korea ferry sinks
    SEOUL -- The dramatic capsizing of a ferry stunned South Korea on Wednesday as rescuers raced to save 459 people aboard the vessel off the country’s southern coast. By mid-afternoon, however, about 293 people remained unaccounted for and two were...