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  • 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...
  • In Dallas, fear of Ebola seeps into daily routines

    In Dallas, fear of Ebola seeps into daily routines
    The deadly Ebola virus has struck three people all living within a few miles of one another — and of Christine Carey. Since the first patient was diagnosed Sept. 30, Carey has been attending news conferences and pestering public officials to...
  • 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...