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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Corona del Mary Today: Bus incident will not result in criminal charges

    The Orange County district attorney's office has rejected a criminal case against the owner of a party bus that was transporting Corona del Mar High School students when one fell from the moving vehicle onto the 73 toll road. "The case was rejected...
  • More than 200 Boca firefighters undergo Ebola training, just in case

    More than 200 Boca firefighters undergo Ebola training, just in case
    They looked like they were on the set of a science-fiction movie — these two men in large, baggy white suits. A tube secured to one firefighter's face ran down to what looked like a waist pack. Both firefighters wore bright blue gloves, with...
  • 1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast

     1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast
    The photos showed a nurse, a hospital worker and a street sweeper wearing face masks. The story reported how a rapidly spreading disease was overtaxing the city's and nation's hospitals, doctors and nurses. Published in the Tribune 96 years ago this...
  • Saturday marks the 90th anniversary of Notre Dame's Four Horseman

    The U.S. Military Academy Band struck up a rousing John Philip Sousa march at one end the Polo Grounds, New York City's eccentric stadium. As the musicians wheeled to their right and down one side of the football field, the first ranks of the Corps of...
  • Food prices soar in Ebola-hit countries, aid workers deliver rations

    GENEVA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Food prices have risen by an average of 24 percent across the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the World Food Program (WFP) said on Friday, as aid workers scrambled to distribute emergency rations to the hungry....
  • Jenni Martin, golf's doctor of the green, helps older players improve

    Jenni Martin, golf's doctor of the green, helps older players improve
    Dr. Jenni Martin looked at her computer screen and pointed to the videotaped golfer as he hit a ball. "That guy is a good golfer," Martin said as she folded her arms. "But he's losing power. I have to get him to stretch his pecs." It's that type of...
  • Sixteen die as grate gives way at South Korea concert

    Sixteen die as grate gives way at South Korea concert
    Sixteen people have been confirmed dead and 11 injured after a ventilation grate collapsed at a K-pop concert just outside Seoul, local media reported. Hundreds had gathered on Friday evening at a tech company complex in the city of Seongnam, a suburb...
  • 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...
  • Metra trains running again after woman killed in Tinley Park

    Metra trains running again after woman killed in Tinley Park
    A woman was killed after being struck by a Metra Rock Island District train Wednesday evening in Tinley Park, officials said. The pedestrian was hit somewhere north of 183rd Street about 5 p.m., west of the Tinley Park station on the Rock Island line,...
  • With Ebola cases, CDC zeros in on lapses in protocol, protective gear

    With Ebola cases, CDC zeros in on lapses in protocol, protective gear
    Federal health authorities Wednesday appeared to be focusing on apparent lapses in the way a Dallas hospital responded to a Liberian man suffering from symptoms of an Ebola infection, which now has spread to a second healthcare worker at the hospital....
  • Damen Blue Line stop to close Monday for 2 months of renovations

    Damen Blue Line stop to close Monday for 2 months of renovations
    Step aside, Shia LaBeouf and Lindsay Lohan. The CTA Blue Line has been stealing the spotlight for some odd incidents lately. The line has generated some eyebrow-raising headlines, from a man charged with opening fire – with an assault rifle...