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  • 'Midnight Rider' Insurer Cites Negligence in Refusal to Pay Claim

    The insurer of the "Midnight Rider" production says that it doesn't have to pay a claim, in part because of negligence on the part of the film's producers. New York Marine on Friday responded to the producers' lawsuit seeking to recover losses after...
  • 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...
  • Woman hurt as LANTA bus, truck and car crash on Bath Pike

    One woman was injured Wednesday afternoon when a LANTA bus, a tractor-trailer and a car collided on Route 512 in Hanover Township, Northampton County, according to emergency radio reports. The collision happened 4:45 p.m. at Highland Avenue and Route...
  • Driver flees on foot after crash with school bus, official says

    Driver flees on foot after crash with school bus, official says
    The driver of a car involved in a crash with a school bus in Suffolk Thursday morning fled the scene on foot following the incident, a city spokeswoman said. The crash happened in the 2200 block of E. Washington Street, which is in front of Hoffler...
  • Lawsuit claims malfunctioning wipers contributed to Megabus crash

    Lawsuit claims malfunctioning wipers contributed to Megabus crash
    A lawsuit claims malfunctioning windshield wipers contributed to the crash of a Chicago-bound Megabus along Interstate 65 earlier this week. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by four Chicagoans who were on their way back from the Bears game in Atlanta...
  • Gregg Allman Files New Claim Against 'Midnight Rider' Producers

    Singer Gregg Allman, the subject of the "Midnight Rider" project, has filed a new claim against the producers of "Midnight Rider" contending that they agreed to indemnify him from any liability for the Feb. 20 accident on the set that killed camera...