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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Trains halted on UP North Line after woman fatally struck

    Trains halted on UP North Line after woman fatally struck
    A woman was struck and killed by a Metra train as she rushed across a track crossing at the Highwood station Tuesday morning, officials said. Witnesses told emergency crews that the woman appeared to have been trying to "beat the express train" when...
  • Drunken driver hits, kills woman waiting for bus in Deerfield, deputies say

    Drunken driver hits, kills woman waiting for bus in Deerfield, deputies say
    A woman was killed when a drunken driver jumped the curb and hit her while she waited for a bus on Sample Road Sunday evening, authorities said. Jamie Lynn Honaker, 41, of Deerfield Beach, was fatally struck shortly before 7 p.m., said Gina Carter, a...
  • Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'

    Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'
    After being damaged twice in the past week, the Horses of Honor statue that stood in front of the Wrigley Building should be back on his hooves in no time, the artist who designed it said. Diana Leviton Gondek, the Naperville artist who decorated the...
  • School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City

    School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City
    A Howard County school bus with no passengers was rear ended by another vehicle on MD 29 in Ellicott City on Thursday morning, Howard County police said. Police spokeswoman Mary Phelan said that around 7:38 a.m. the school bus was rear-ended at MD 29...
  • Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake

    Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake
    Metra’s North Central Service line is delayed after a train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the tracks in Grayslake during the evening rush hour commute Friday. Outbound train No. 109 hit an unoccupied vehicle in Grayslake at 5:50 p.m., said Tom...
  • Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries

    Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries
    An Amtrak train traveling toward Union Station collided with a vehicle Friday night, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The train struck the vehicle shortly before 6 p.m. near the intsersection of Main and Wildhardt streets, about one mile...
  • Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed

    Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed
    MARC's Camden Line service has been temporarily suspended after a man was struck and killed south of the Muirkirk station around 6:30 a.m., transit officials and Prince George's County police said. The man struck by the train was not further identified....