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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Multi-vehicle crash on I-4 blocking traffic

    Traffic: Multi-vehicle crash on I-4 blocking traffic
    A multi-vehicle crash in Volusia County on eastbound Interstate 4 is blocking traffic right now. The crash is at Exit 129 (US-92) near Daytona Beach. Traffic is backed up to Mile Marker 128. The left lane is blocked. Check back regularly for traffic...
  • Texting drivers deserve more than a fine

     Texting drivers deserve more than a fine
    The other day I saw something happen on the road. A woman was driving a nice, new, cream-colored luxury SUV with gold trim in the lane to my left. She was a young woman, blonde, ponytail, big sunglasses. I've seen men do what she was about to do....
  • Repairs finally begin to train station in La Grange

    Repairs finally begin to train station in La Grange
    Repairs began this week at the La Grange Road train station in La Grange, more than a year after a driver struck the station with a van. The repair process took a long time to get started in part due to the historic nature of the station, Metra...
  • Traffic: Single-vehicle crash on BW Parkway

    Traffic: Single-vehicle crash on BW Parkway
    A single-vehicle crash on the Baltimore Washington Parkway North in Hanover has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at MD 100 at 8:45 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle...
  • Coast Guard prepares to move grounded ship

    Coast Guard prepares to move grounded ship
    This ship won’t be sunk for long. The Coast Guard is making preparations Friday to move a cargo ship that ran aground near Virginia Beach this week. At 10:45 a.m. - during high tide - officials will pump ballast water from the 751-foot bulk...
  • Ferry safety a serious problem in the developing world

    Ferry safety a serious problem in the developing world
    — Nearly 300 people are missing after a huge ferry capsized and sank off South Korea's southwestern coast. Carrying a group of students from a high school outside Seoul on a field trip, the ferry was en route to Jeju, a Korean resort island known as...
  • 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...
  • South Korea seeks arrest warrant for ferry captain

    SEOUL, South Korea South Korean state prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for captain Lee Jun Seok as investigators look into the actions of the crew of the ferry that capsized and sank off the country's southwest. The 69-year-old Lee is accused of...