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  • Plantation cyclist, 53, killed after he's struck by Tri-Rail train

    Plantation cyclist, 53, killed after he's struck by Tri-Rail train
    The Broward Sheriff's Office on Tuesday identified Jerry Smith, 53, of the 1400 block of Northwest 72nd Avenue in Plantation as the man who was fatally struck by a Tri-Rail train in Dania Beach. The crash happened at Stirling Road near Ravenswood Road...
  • Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport

    Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport
    A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Dulaney Valley Road reopened, delays remain

    Traffic: Beltway outer loop near Dulaney Valley Road reopened, delays remain
    All lanes of the outer loop of Interstate 695 are reopened at 8:30 a.m. near Exit 27 for MD 146/ Dulaney Valley Road after a three-vehicle crash, though some delays remain at 8:45 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. East Joppa...
  • 818 Roundup: Man sitting on bench hit by truck; FAA implements helicopter noise complaint system

    818 Roundup: Man sitting on bench hit by truck; FAA implements helicopter noise complaint system
    Good morning, locals! Today is Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 88 degrees and a low of 68. Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - A 25-year-old Eagle Rock woman was killed Saturday...
  • 14 injured in Dan Ryan crash involving school bus

    14 injured in Dan Ryan crash involving school bus
    Six children and eight adults were injured in a crash Monday morning involving a school bus and three other vehicles on the Dan Ryan Expressway near the 87th Street exit, officials said. According to the Illinois State Police, the crash happened about...
  • Bears on the NFL bubble? They have to laugh

    Terrell Manning laughs. It's the best way, he has found, to dull the dizziness of his NFL life — a nomadic and tornadic existence that whips him from week to week with nothing set in stone. Take last weekend, when the Bears linebacker, then on the...
  • It's in York's budget: $12,500 for personnel development

    York County has budgeted $12,500 for personnel development for the 45 staffers at the York-Poquoson-Williamsburg Regional 911 Call Center. Not all of the money is from York County taxpayers — Williamsburg and Poquoson contribute to the $12,500, said...
  • No injuries reported after Amtrak train hits vehicle in Seminole

    No injuries reported after Amtrak train hits vehicle in Seminole
    An Amtrak train struck a vehicle in Seminole County just before 8 p.m. Friday on General Hutchinson Parkway and Ronald Reagan Boulevard, authorities said. There were no injuries reported. According to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, the driver was...
  • 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....
  • Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening

    Virginia Peninsula officials ramp up preparedness for Ebola screening
    Peninsula-area health-care workers and first responders spent the week planning and preparing against the spread of the Ebola virus, with no cases in Virginia so far. Three Ebola cases in Dallas and known negative tests in Richmond and Newport News...
  • After brief scare, Pentagon says ill tourist did not have Ebola

    A woman at the Pentagon who was rushed to a Virginia hospital after police found her vomiting in the parking lot Friday does not have the Ebola virus, local health officials said. After reviewing her travel history and questioning the woman, who has not...