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  • More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona

    More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona
    A tour bus flipped onto its side Thursday while on an agricultural sightseeing trip near the Arizona-Mexico border, injuring more than 20 people. Yuma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Alfonso Zavala said the bus had been on a dirt road near a field...
  • Maryland bishop responsible in fatal hit-and-run

    Maryland bishop responsible in fatal hit-and-run
    The first female bishop at the Episcopal Church of Maryland was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore, a diocese spokeswoman said Monday. Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook, who's in the diocese's No. 2 spot, was driving...
  • Video shows Florida man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with car

    Video shows Florida man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with car
    HOLIDAY — The Florida Highway Patrol says a man drove off the road and hit his pregnant girlfriend with his car before fleeing. The incident happened Monday afternoon as 32-year-old Crystal Noordhuizen was walking along the shoulder of a road near...
  • Surveillance video shows hospital shooting as it unfolds

    Surveillance video shows hospital shooting as it unfolds
    Medical staff members flee from the hospital room, apparently fearing for their lives, in harrowing, newly released video footage of the Nov. 3 police shooting of a Waukegan man at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital. Christopher Anderson, 27, and his 9-...
  • All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup

    All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup
    GALESBURG, Mich. - All lanes of Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan reopened early Sunday, two days after a 193-vehicle pileup on the snowy highway, authorities said. State transportation officials reopened the eastbound lanes about 4:30 a.m., a...
  • Motorcyclist, 24, critically injured in Lauderhill crash

    Motorcyclist, 24, critically injured in Lauderhill crash
    A 24-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured Saturday morning in a crash on eastbound Commercial Boulevard that shut down the roadway for about five hours, police said. Police responded to the scene in the 7100 block of Commercial Boulevard about...
  • Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law

    Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law
    The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...
  • Pakistan bus crash leaves 56 dead, 20 injured

    Pakistan bus crash leaves 56 dead, 20 injured
    A head-on crash between a passenger bus and truck in the Sindh province of Pakistan killed at least 56 people, including women and children, and injured 20 on Tuesday morning, according to local police and doctors. The Karachi-bound coach was headed...
  • Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash

    Family asks why man shot by police in hospital wasn't frisked after crash
    Christopher Anderson's mother believes he would still be alive had state troopers patted him down at the scene of a car crash hours before he was shot inside a Highland Park emergency room. "He should have been frisked. All of this could have been...
  • Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash
    It’s been a decade since an SUV left on the tracks at Chevy Chase Drive caused one of Metrolink’s deadliest crashes, one that claimed 11 lives and shook the Glendale community. Metrolink has spent hundreds of millions upgrading its cars...
  • 2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash

    2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash
    A woman was killed and three others injured Thursday in a three-vehicle crash that shut down westbound lanes of Alligator Alley at U.S. 27 in western Broward County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 11:15 a.m. near...