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  • Officers hurt in crash; bishop calls meeting; murder-suicide investigated; snow in forecast

    Officers hurt in crash; bishop calls meeting; murder-suicide investigated; snow in forecast
    Happy Monday morning, Baltimore. Find breaking news updates via The Sun's live blog here. Here's everything else you need to know to start your week: WEATHER  Temperatures were expected to start in the upper 30s Monday morning and then hold steady...
  • Train hits school bus in North Dakota, killing 2

    A train crashed into a school bus in eastern North Dakota on Monday afternoon, killing two people and injuring several others, officials said. A 17-year-old student and the 62-year-old driver were ejected from the bus and sustained fatal injuries when...
  • 7 cyclists died in auto-bike collisions in Chicago last year, up from 3 in 2013

    7 cyclists died in auto-bike collisions in Chicago last year, up from 3 in 2013
    Seven cyclists died in bike-automobile collisions on Chicago roads last year, up from three in 2013, according to data provided by the city's Department of Transportation.  An eighth cyclist died in Chicago after a collision with a CTA Brown Line train,...
  • Young boy killed in crash with MTA bus

    Young boy killed in crash with MTA bus
    A young boy died in a crash between a Maryland Transit Administration bus and an SUV in Northwest Baltimore Monday night, police said. The boy was in the SUV, headed east on W. Northern Parkway, when it struck the back of the bus at about 6:20 p.m. at...
  • Two school bus crashes in two days kill three people

    Two school buses collided Tuesday morning in Rochester, N.Y., the second of two deadly school bus crashes in the U.S. in as many days. A Monroe Transportation school bus was southbound with eight students on board when it sideswiped a northbound First...
  • Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase

    Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase
    A man was arrested after he crashed into a CTA bus and five parked cars while fleeing police in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 10 p.m. Tuesday, officers saw a 2003 Ford minivan run a stop sign and tried to curb it in the...
  • 15 people injured in 6-vehicle crash in Wilton Manors

    15 people injured in 6-vehicle crash in Wilton Manors
    Fifteen people were injured Tuesday evening in a six-vehicle wreck in Wilton Manors. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of Northwest Ninth Avenue, said Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Heiser. The wreck involved...
  • 2 struck by Metrolink trains, delaying trains

    2 struck by Metrolink trains, delaying trains
    Metrolink trains struck two people Tuesday night at two locations, killing one person, injuring another and delaying commuters during the evening rush hour, authorities said. Around 7:10 p.m., the Antelope Valley line's 285 train bound for Palmdale...
  • O.C. school bus driver charged in crash that injured 11

    O.C. school bus driver charged in crash that injured 11
    A former Orange County bus driver who crashed a bus and injured several students when he passed out behind the wheel, could face 19 years in prison, prosecutors announced Friday. Gerald Douglas Rupple, 25, of Ajo, Ariz., was driving a school bus for the...
  • Metra train hits car stalled on tracks in Galewood

    Metra train hits car stalled on tracks in Galewood
    A Metra train traveling through Galewood hit a car that was stalled on the tracks at Narragansett Avenue Tuesday evening. North Central Line Train No. 113, which was traveling to Antioch, hit the car just before 5:30 p.m. The tracks intersect...
  • In fatal accident, electrical problem on smoky D.C. subway lasted 44 minutes

    An electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke, killing one passenger and sickening dozens more, continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail, federal investigators said Friday....