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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Pakistan bus crash leaves 56 dead, 20 injured

    Pakistan bus crash leaves 56 dead, 20 injured
    A head-on crash between a passenger bus and truck in the Sindh province of Pakistan killed at least 56 people, including women and children, and injured 20 on Tuesday morning, according to local police and doctors. The Karachi-bound coach was headed...
  • State Police Identify Man Shot, Killed By Trooper

    State Police Identify Man Shot, Killed By Trooper
    NORWALK — A 32-year-old New York City man shot and killed by a trooper outside a tour bus on I-95 late Tuesday night had attacked passengers on the bus, state police said. The man, who police identified Friday afternoon as Ye Hua Jian of Chinatown...
  • Seahawks waived-injured former Dunbar standout Horace Miller

    Seahawks waived-injured former Dunbar standout Horace Miller
    Former Dunbar standout Horace Miller was waived-injured today by the Seattle Seahawks. Miller told The Baltimore Sun that he expects to rejoin the team later this year after reaching an injury settlement and plans to do his rehabilitation in the Seattle...
  • Pictures: Landmark Back River Lighthouse fell to Hurricane Flossy on Sept. 26, 1956

    Pictures: Landmark Back River Lighthouse fell to Hurricane Flossy on Sept. 26, 1956
    Constructed on four acres of land in 1829, the landmark Back River lighthouse was a dicey proposition from the beginning. A wide strip of marsh separated the site from the mainland, requiring the builders to erect a 144-foot-long elevated footbridge...
  • Everett Golson now taking charge at Notre Dame

     Everett Golson now taking charge at Notre Dame
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Before Notre Dame opened preseason camp, a reporter asked coach Brian Kelly about Everett Golson, prefacing his question by saying Golson "led" Notre Dame to the BCS championship game in 2012. Kelly quickly corrected the...
  • Downers Grove training puts first responders inside school shooting scenario

    Downers Grove training puts first responders inside school shooting scenario
    An actor carrying a black backpack strode toward the entrance of the Alumni Hall on the Downers Grove Midwestern University campus at 8:30 a.m. Friday. He stopped and yelled at a man passing by, pulled out a blue, fake pistol and fired. Snap. The man...
  • Blotter: Woman defecates in a Downers Grove parking lot

    Blotter: Woman defecates in a Downers Grove parking lot
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 47-year-old Montgomery man was arrested Aug. 11 for disorderly conduct after he shouted and yelled at a clerk at the Downtown Food Mart who refused to sell him alcohol. A 41-year-old Westmont man...
  • 1944 plane crash off coast of New Point in Mathews County remains a mystery 70 years later

    1944 plane crash off coast of New Point in Mathews County remains a mystery 70 years later
    Seventy years ago, on the morning of Oct. 3, 1944, an Army Air Forces B-24J took off from Langley Field on a training mission. Roughly 30 minutes later, the plane crashed into the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of New Point in Mathews County....
  • Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas

    Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas
    NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms. Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
  • Amateur golf event crowns a champion who survived near-fatal accident

    Eddie Kenny doesn't feel any stress or anxiety when he is on the fairways, especially since his experiences in golf are nothing close to what he went through in 1993. The 44-year-old from Lake Worth survived a near-fatal motorcycle accident that year...
  • Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park

    Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man in his 40s approach a Chicago resident on the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Aug. 19, began an argument that resulted in both spitting at each other. The man in his 40s...