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  • Traffic: Crash on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Crash on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 North in White Marsh past the MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 8:41 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on the I-695 outer loop in...
  • 818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted

    818 Roundup: Suspect arrested in Glendale shooting; Attempted car thieves thwarted
    Good morning, 818! It's Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 71 degrees and a low of 54 degrees with a 20% chance of showers in the evening. Your headlines for the day: - Police on Wednesday arrested a...
  • Crash kills 11 kindergartners in China, highlighting bus safety issues

    Safety issues with school buses in China were back in the spotlight again this week after a crash killed 11 kindergartners and their driver. The vehicle, actually an unmarked gray minivan, was hit Wednesday by a truck in the eastern province of Shandong...
  • Car crashes into Sparrows Point High School

    Car crashes into Sparrows Point High School
    An SUV crashed into the front of Sparrows Point High School Tuesday night, Baltimore County police said. Baltimore County Public Schools announced shortly after midnight Wednesday that both the high school and Sparrows Point Middle School are closed to...
  • Man accused of DUI manslaughter after passenger dies in July crash

    Man accused of DUI manslaughter after passenger dies in July crash
    A West Palm Beach man is charged with DUI manslaughter after he crashed his car into a concrete bridge, killing his passenger, deputies said. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Andrew Hackett, 60, was arrested Tuesday. The crash happened just...
  • Factbox: Takata air bag linked to deaths worldwide

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Wednesday raised the possibility of a sixth fatality linked to Takata Corp air bags, announcing a news conference to introduce the sister of someone who died in an Arizona accident in 2003. The following are...
  • Autopsy says air bag in Honda to blame for Florida woman's death

    Autopsy says air bag in Honda to blame for Florida woman's death
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Shards from a ruptured Takata-made air bag killed the driver of a Honda Accord after a traffic accident in Florida, according to the final autopsy report, the first official confirmation of shrapnel as a cause of death in the crash....
  • L.A. Auto Show: Self-driving cars? Let's go slow, J.D. Power says

    L.A. Auto Show: Self-driving cars? Let's go slow, J.D. Power says
    As much as Generation Y might be pining for self-driving cars, automakers' current slow-go approach is best for the industry, according to research firm J.D. Power and Associates. Many cars now have elements of the technology that will produce self-...
  • 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-...
  • Eleven kindergarten children killed in China bus crash

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Eleven kindergarten children were killed when their packed bus crashed into a truck in eastern China, state media reported on Tuesday, in the latest of a series of accidents that have sparked anger over unsafe school transport. The...
  • 5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash

    5 children, 2 adults injured in Jackson Park crash
    Five children and two adults were critically injured in a single-car crash in Jackson Park overnight Tuesday, authorities said. Firefighters were called to the scene of the accident at East Marquette Drive and South Richards Drive about midnight and...