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  • Dozens hurt when Chicago-bound Megabus flips over: 'Kind of a rollercoaster'

    Dozens hurt when Chicago-bound Megabus flips over: 'Kind of a rollercoaster'
    Craig Steichen was catching a nap on the floor of a double-decker Megabus when it suddenly lurched over and came to a screeching halt along Interstate 65 near Indianapolis. "I rolled around for what seemed like forever, but it had to have been about four...
  • Evergreen Park nuns remembered at Mass

    Evergreen Park nuns remembered at Mass
    Little Company of Mary Hospital chaplain James Thompson reflected Tuesday on whether the two nuns killed in a bizarre crash last week in Oak Lawn served a greater purpose by being in the path of an out-of-control pickup truck. Thompson spoke to about...
  • Digital doctors: China sees tech cure for healthcare woes

    HANGZHOU China (Reuters) - Liu Chunming almost died after a car crash in July in Taihe, a remote county in China's southeast Jiangxi province, but survived serious abdominal injuries thanks to specialist doctors who led his treatment from 1,000 kms (621...
  • The mirror was found

    I greatly appreciate the generous comments about my retirement from Frederick Gibiser, among others, and I must respond to the last sentence in his letter to the editor. It seems I left something hanging when I departed. Gibiser wondered if I ever got my...
  • Parents of kids killed in crashes warn teen drivers

    Parents of kids killed in crashes warn teen drivers
    When two Florida Highway Patrol troopers showed up at Lori Smith's door in July with her son's wallet in hand, she thought he was playing video games in his bedroom. Instead, they were there to inform her that Tyler Smith, 21, had died after he lost...
  • Lanes re-opened after box truck crash on I-95 in White Marsh

    Lanes re-opened after box truck crash on I-95 in White Marsh
    A box truck driver was airlifted from a wreck on Interstate 95 near White Marsh Tuesday afternoon, state police said. The box truck hit an unattended vehicle at 1:26 p.m. in the shoulder of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway and went off the road...
  • Pedestrian killed crossing Dundalk Ave.

    A 62-year-old pedestrian who was crossing Dundalk Avenue was killed when he was struck by a car on Monday morning, Baltimore County police say. Police identified the victim as Charles Foehrkolb Jr. of Dundalk. Shortly before 7 a.m., a 2002 Hyundai Santa...
  • Five things for Thursday, Oct. 9

    Five things for Thursday, Oct. 9
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: FHP trooper's U-turn causes terrible accident; development restarts near Lake Apopka; congratulations for doing the right thing; and more. 1. An 8-year-old girl was truck by a truck Wednesday night...
  • Car crashes into Burbank home

    Car crashes into Burbank home
    Authorities on Monday were investigating a collision in which an SUV slammed into a Burbank home, leaving a hole in a wall of the structure. Shortly after 1 p.m., a 48-year-old motorist crashed her BMW SUV into a home in the 200 block of East Valencia...
  • 90-year-old man dies after being pinned under a truck

    90-year-old man dies after being pinned under a truck
    A 90-year-old man died after he was pinned under a pickup truck that rolled down a driveway at his Homer Glen farm Saturday, according to the Will County sheriff's office. James Nahser was at his home in the 14800 block of West 143rd Street when the...
  • Surgery in the time of Ebola

    Daily reports and statistics on the worsening Ebola crisis no longer shock us. An Ebola patient dies in Dallas and a nurse who treated the patient is infected there, too. Cuban physicians and U.S. military personnel arrive in West Africa. Infected...