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Transportation Disasters

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  • Man dies following West Side stabbing

    Man dies following West Side stabbing
    A Cicero man was stabbed to death in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday, authorities said. Benito Juarez, 40, of the 2100 block of South 50th Avenue in the west suburb, was pronounced dead at 5:24 a.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the...
  • Tornadoes hit towns in Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma

    Tornadoes hit towns in Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma
    Tornadoes dashed buildings and homes in several states as one of the first serious tornado outbreaks of the season scoured the lower Midwest on Sunday. Significant damage has been reported in the towns of Mayflower, Ark.; Baxter Springs, Kan.; and...
  • Woman struck by Metro Expo Line train near downtown

    A woman was struck by a Metro Expo Line train near downtown Sunday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The accident occurred shortly after 4 p.m. on Vermont Avenue near USC, said Metro spokesman Luis Inzunza. The train...
  • At least 17 dead in year's worst tornado outbreak

    The worst tornado outbreak of the year struck several small towns across the central U.S. on Sunday, killing at least 17 people, damaging or destroying scores of homes and businesses and sparking a search effort in Arkansas that continued into the night....
  • Two small planes collide over northern part of San Francisco Bay

    Two small planes collide over northern part of San Francisco Bay
    Two small planes collided Sunday afternoon over a northern area of the San Francisco Bay, sending one crashing into the water, according to the Coast Guard. The collision involved a Cessna 210 and a Hawker Sea Fury TMK 20, which collided over San...
  • Private firms to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Private firms to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    Private companies specializing in deep ocean search will be hired to continue the quest to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia’s prime minister said Monday, and the cost could run more than $55 million and take six to eight months. The U....
  • Debris falls from Near North building after crash, driver cited

    Debris falls from Near North building after crash, driver cited
    A 72-year-old woman was cited by police after a crash in a Near North parking garage caused debris to fall from the side of a building, hitting a pedestrian. About 10:10 p.m., a vehicle driven by the 72-year-old woman struck another vehicle inside an...
  • Rescuers search for pilot after planes collide over San Francisco Bay

    The search continued Monday for the pilot of one of two small planes that collided over a northern area of San Francisco Bay, sending one crashing into the water, according to the Coast Guard. The collision involved a Cessna 210 and a Hawker Sea Fury...
  • Search for pilot continues after planes collide over San Francisco Bay

    Rescue crews were searching on Monday for the pilot of a vintage single-engine airplane that went missing after colliding with another plane over the San Francisco Bay while returning from an air show, officials said. The vintage Cessna 210 collided...
  • San Pablo Bay plane crash witness: 'It's like watching somebody die'

    San Pablo Bay plane crash witness: 'It's like watching somebody die'
    A woman who witnessed two small planes collide over San Pablo Bay near San Francisco on Sunday described the sense of horror she felt as she realized that it was not a stunt. "It's like watching somebody die in front of you," Bonny Dunn, a mechanic...
  • Police reports: Motorcyclist flees, laptop stolen

    Police reports: Motorcyclist flees, laptop stolen
    The following items were taken from Niles police reports: •A Chicago man was charged with DUI April 19 on the 7900 block of Touhy Ave. •A Des Plaines man was charged with DUI April 19 on the 8000 block of Milwaukee Ave. •A laptop...