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Transportation Disasters

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • South Korea ferry: Death toll at 36; hope fades for finding survivors

    SEOUL — The official death toll in South Korea’s ferry disaster rose to 36 early Sunday. In a sign that hope had run out for finding survivors, authorities have asked relatives of the missing to provide DNA samples to expedite the task of...
  • Woman motorcyclist killed in collision with suspected drunk driver

    A 43-year-old female motorcyclist died after she was struck by a suspected drunk driver early Saturday morning in Gramercy Park in South Los Angeles, authorities said. Lisa McAllister of Long Beach was on a group ride with a local motorcycle group on...