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  • Bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan, killing 57

    Bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan, killing 57
    A passenger bus crashed into an oil tanker in southern Pakistan early Sunday, killing 57 people with remains charred beyond recognition, officials said. Dr. Seemi Jamali, who heads the emergency section at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center in...
  • 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...
  • Two Tennessee school buses crash, killing 3

    A crash involving two school buses killed two children and one adult Tuesday afternoon in Knoxville, Tenn., police said.  The crash occurred along Asheville Highway, school district officials confirmed. A district spokeswoman said the buses were from...
  • Two injured in school bus crash in West Boca

    Two injured in school bus crash in West Boca
    Two people were hospitalized after a vehicle rear-ended a school bus in West Boca on Tuesday. The crash happened on Southwest Eighteenth Street and Promenade Drive about 6:30 a.m., according to a Palm Beach County Fire Rescue press release. Two people...
  • School Bus Collision In Hartford

    HARTFORD — Emergency service workers are headed to a school bus crash at Broad and Ward streets. A jeep and a school bus — which is reported to be occupied — collided shortly before 8:20 a.m. No injuries were reported. Check back for...
  • Man in critical after being hit by Lynx bus, FHP says

    Man in critical after being hit by Lynx bus, FHP says
    A 52-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was hit by a Lynx bus Tuesday. The bus was traveling west on Grant Street near Peel Avenue around 7 p.m. when the man ran across the road and in front of the bus. The driver swerved to the...
  • CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'

    CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'
    Legal troubles mounted for the producers of "Midnight Rider" this week as railroad company CSX Transportation sued the filmmakers, claiming that they illegally filmed on its tracks where a train collided with the crew earlier this year. CSX said in a...
  • Virginia Beach police investigating three-vehicle accident that injured 12

    Virginia Beach Police are at the scene of an accident involving a Hampton Roads Transit bus and two other vehicles that injured 12 people, a spokesman said. The incident happened just after 2:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of General Booth Boulevard near...
  • Bus crashed twice in one day: Police ID passenger who died

    Bus crashed twice in one day: Police ID passenger who died
    A tour bus crashed twice on Sunday in Northern California -- the second time killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers -- and an investigation is underway. The CHP said Monday the fact that the bus crashed into a Denny's before the later deadly...
  • Blotter: Toyota Camry stolen from village lot in Oak Park

    Blotter: Toyota Camry stolen from village lot in Oak Park
    The following items were taken from Oak Park Police Department reports: Three 16-year-old boys tried to steal a UPS package containing a Sky Lander children's toy off the front porch of a home on the 200 block of Wesley Avenue at 1:42 p.m. Sept 14. They...
  • Animal shelter finds new home after crash

    Animal shelter finds new home after crash
    Christy Anderson smuggled a dog, scheduled to be euthanized, in her Southern Illinois University dorm room 12 years ago. She found someone to adopt it. Today, the Park Ridge resident is the founder and executive director of Wright-Way Rescue, which...