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  • 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...
  • Minor School Bus Crash On I-91

    Minor School Bus Crash On I-91
    ROCKY HILL — Troopers are investigating a minor collision on I-91 Tuesday that involved a school bus and a car, state police said. The accident happened about 8 a.m. on I-91 north, near exit 23, said Lt. J. Paul Vance, state police spokesman....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City

    School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City
    A Howard County school bus with no passengers was rear ended by another vehicle on MD 29 in Ellicott City on Thursday morning, Howard County police said. Police spokeswoman Mary Phelan said that around 7:38 a.m. the school bus was rear-ended at MD 29...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes

    Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes
    Year in and year out, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best haunted theme park event in Southern California and quite possibly the country. For that reason, I hold Universal Studios to a higher standard when the movie...
  • Man fatally struck by Metra train in Naperville

    Man fatally struck by Metra train in Naperville
    A man was killed after he apparently jumped in front of a Metra train in the Naperville train station in an apparent suicide, police said. Inbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No. 1264 had left Aurora at 10:20 a.m. and was pulling into the station...
  • 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...