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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Bus crash victims led by example

    Bus crash victims led by example
    They were supposed to be the first — the first in their families to tour a college, to have a choice, to one day see their names in fancy letters on diplomas. One wanted to be a movie director, another a kinesiologist. Three of the adults already...
  • Investigators comb through burned wreckage of California bus crash

    Investigators comb through burned wreckage of California bus crash
    WILLOWS, Calif. -- Investigators on Friday sifted through the wreckage of the fiery Northern California crash that killed 10 people, including five high school students, and said they did not yet know what caused the driver of a FedEx truck to veer across...
  • Officials to weigh Burbank Hills gates proposal

    The Planning Board on Monday is slated to consider a proposal to add gates to a residential neighborhood in Burbank’s hillside, marking the neighborhood’s fourth attempt at such a request. The Burbank Hills Community Homeowners Assn. has...
  • Friends, family mourn victims of I-5 bus crash

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. One victim was a 26-year-old recruiter for Humboldt State University, an energetic leader who was devoted to helping ensure more Latino students made it through high school and got a chance at college. Two others were chaperones who...
  • Surviving students recount fiery bus crash

    RED BLUFF, Calif. The trip started in Los Angeles on Thursday morning with a minor fender bender, something the students gave little thought to as they headed off to visit Humboldt State University with dreams of being among the first in their families to...
  • Investigation into cause of bus crash may take up to 6 months

    ORLAND, Calif. Investigators for the California Highway Patrol and other agencies cautioned Friday that discovering the cause of Thursday's horrific bus crash will be a lengthy process, possibly taking between three to six months. In a press conference...
  • 9 killed in bus crash; students bound for college tour on board

    At least nine people were killed Thursday when a tour bus collided with a FedEx truck on the 5 Freeway in Northern California, causing a fire that left dozens of people injured. The bus was carrying high school students going to Humboldt State...
  • 9 killed when truck, bus carrying students collide head-on

    9 killed when truck, bus carrying students collide head-on
    At least nine people died Thursday when a bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students for a tour of Humboldt State University was struck head-on by a FedEx truck on the 5 Freeway in Northern California, causing a fire that badly burned both...
  • 9 killed when FedEx truck strikes bus carrying L.A.-area students

    A fiery head-on collision Thursday between a FedEx truck and a charter bus carrying Los Angeles-area high school students killed at least nine people and injured dozens. The crash on the 5 Freeway in Northern California had bus passengers en route to...
  • Deadly crash: Bus carrying L.A. students on college tour hit head on

    ORLAND, Calif. -- Hours after a deadly head-on collision here claimed the lives of at least nine people and injured dozens more, skid marks from the charter bus carrying L.A.-area high school students extended nearly 100 yards down the pavement. The...
  • Bus crash survivor recounts harrowing escape

    Bus crash survivor recounts harrowing escape
    ORLAND, Calif. -- Jonathan Gutierrez, 17, said he was eager to sit at the front of the charter bus that was going to shuttle him and other high school students from Los Angeles to Humboldt County on Thursday, but another student convinced him to sit in...