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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say

    Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say
    Five people required hospital treatment for what officials said were mostly minor injuries following a hit and run bus crash in Fort Lauderdale. The driver of a green Chevrolet that hit the bus left his car behind and ran from the scene but not before...
  • Huge California mudslide may have been triggered by drought

    (Reuters) - California's three-year drought might have triggered Mount Shasta's worst mudslide in two decades which damaged hiking trails and forced two roads to close over the weekend, a national park spokeswoman said on Monday. Mud and debris began...
  • Highway swallowed by Washington mudslide to reopen, six months later

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state highway destroyed by a deadly mudslide in March was scheduled to reopen this week, officials said on Monday, as residents of a rural community devastated by the disaster marked its six-month anniversary. Forty-three...
  • 'The Strain' recap: Face to face with the Master

    'The Strain' recap: Face to face with the Master
    There may be at least a few good reasons why the swag-savvy folks at FX don’t rush a latex replica of the Master into every Party City and Hot Topic in America, just in time for Halloween. The Master, the uber-villain of FX’s hit drama,...
  • Two dead, dozens wounded when tour bus overturns in Delaware

    A tour bus with about 50 passengers overturned on a Delaware highway on Sunday, leaving two women dead and sending the others to area hospitals with injuries ranging from mild to severe, state police said. Rescue teams backed by medical helicopters...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City past the Baltimore Washington Parkway exit has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT added that off-road...
  • Top Boehm birds still fly high with collectors

    Q: My sisters and I inherited our father's Boehm birds. This is a large collection of about 70 pieces, including the Golden Pheasant and a pair of song sparrows. Is there a market for them? We want to sell. A: To clue readers, Edward Marshall Boehm...
  • Giants swept by Padres, fall into tie for top wild-card spot

    SAN DIEGO Giants manager Bruce Bochy was looking for a spark Sunday morning, so he wrote Chris Dominguez into the lineup for the series finale at Petco Park. In his first career start, the September call-up blasted a two-run shot, picking up his first big...
  • Bus crash in Delaware leaves one dead, dozens injured

    A bus crashed on a highway off-ramp Sunday near New Castle, Del., leaving one person dead and several dozen injured, authorities said. The accident happened about 4:20 p.m. near Red Lion Road at Route 1, said Sgt. Paul G. Shavack, a spokesman with the...
  • Police Checking Founders Bridge For Structural Damage After Bus Catches On Fire

    Police Checking Founders Bridge For Structural Damage After Bus Catches On Fire
    HARTFORD — A bus traveling west on the Founders Bridge Sunday morning caught fire. State police said no one was injured and the fire has been put out. State police are on the scene inspecting for structural damage to the bridge. Only the...
  • Man pulls driver from van stuck on tracks seconds before train hits in Hollywood

    Man pulls driver from van stuck on tracks seconds before train hits in Hollywood
    A man whose van became stuck on train tracks in Hollywood was pulled to safety by a stranger Friday night seconds before a freight train hit the car. Jose Anez, 43, was driving on Dixie Highway with his family around 7:30 p.m. when he saw a man...