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  • Car Stolen From Dish Crashes On Barbour Street; 2 Arrested

    HARTFORD — A city man and a West Hartford teenager were arrested Friday night after the stolen Lexus they were in crashed into a gas main at 220 Barbour St., police said. The car was stolen from the valet parking attendants at Dish Bar & Grill on...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared on eastbound I-95, I-4 in Volusia

    Traffic: Crash cleared on eastbound I-95, I-4 in Volusia
    Troopers have cleared up a crash that created a major traffic jam on eastbound lanes of Interstate 95 and eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 in Daytona Beach. Drivers still are experiencing slow-moving traffic, however. Avoid the area if possible for now....
  • China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway station

    China silent on deadly knife attack in Kunming railway station
    BEIJING— On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Black-clad attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming, killing 29 and injuring more than 140. Reporters leaped into...
  • 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...
  • Special Report: How the U.S. made its Putin problem worse

    WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK (Reuters) - In September 2001, as the U.S. reeled from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Vladimir Putin supported Washington's imminent invasion of Afghanistan in ways that would have been...
  • Grounded ship freed

    Grounded ship freed
    UPDATE: The Ornak, the cargo ship that ran aground in Virginia Beach Tuesday, has been pulled back to sea Friday. Preparations to began at the break of day Friday to free the 751-foot grain carrying ship, according to U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Scott...
  • Captain, crew of South Korean ferry that sank arrested

    ANSAN, South Korea — The captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized off the southern coast of South Korea were detained Saturday on suspicion of negligence in the accident that left at least 28 people confirmed dead and 274 missing,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale looking to address pedestrian-safety issue

    Glendale looking to address pedestrian-safety issue
    Glendale's ongoing issues with pedestrian safety have claimed the lives of two 86-year-old men just within the past four months. The figure is specifically distressing to Daniel Mehrabian because his grandfather was one of those men killed. "I wasn'...