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Transportation Disasters

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  • Poignant video shows students on sinking South Korean ferry

    Poignant video shows students on sinking South Korean ferry
    As a ferry started to tilt dangerously off the South Korean coast, a group of teenage passengers made jokes and talked of posting about the experience on Facebook. One started to hum the theme song from the movie "Titanic." But as the listing got...
  • 1 hurt in emergency airplane landing in Kendall County

    1 hurt in emergency airplane landing in Kendall County
    One person suffered minor injuries when a two-person propeller plane bound for Waukegan had to make an emergency landing west of Plano this morning, according to police. Kendall County sheriff's officers were called to an area west of Cook Road near...
  • Tony Stewart falls short at Daytona 500

    Tony Stewart falls short at Daytona 500
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart's attempt to win his first Daytona 500 fell short Sunday as the three-time NASCAR champion drove his first race since suffering a broken right leg in August. After starting 21st, Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet...
  • Ex-Oakland Raider linebacker killed in high-speed crash

    Ex-Oakland Raider linebacker killed in high-speed crash
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Thomas Howard died early Monday in a high-speed crash that also killed another man, according to media reports. A California Highway Patrol...
  • Las Olas goes flashy for traffic safety

    Las Olas goes flashy for traffic safety
    Leave it to trendy Las Olas Boulevard to be the site of a traffic-safety innovation that promises to save lives of pedestrians and alter the way South Florida's motorists drive on downtown streets. Fort Lauderdale officials announced its new LED...
  • UCLA's Nick Pasquale had 0.26% blood alcohol level at time of death

    UCLA’s Nick Pasquale had a blood-alcohol content of 0.26% when he was struck and killed by a car in the early morning hours on Sept. 8, Lt. Jeff Hallock of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said. As a reference point, the legal limit...
  • Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash

    Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash
    The pilot of a homebuilt aircraft apparently lost power and tried to return to the runway, only to crash into a pond at the Wellington Aero Club last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday. Just before the...
  • Boys' basketball: Austin Hatch returns to the court in 'miracle' comeback

    Boys' basketball: Austin Hatch returns to the court in 'miracle' comeback
     Three years after surviving a plane crash as a 16-year-old and vowing to one day return to the basketball court, Austin Hatch did just that on Wednesday night, making a three-pointer on his first shot in the fourth quarter that caused his Loyola High...
  • Police officer, tow truck driver injured in JFX accident

    Police officer, tow truck driver injured in JFX accident
    A city tow-truck driver was knocked 25 feet off the Jones Falls Expressway on Friday and a police officer was injured in a pair of afternoon rush-hour crashes that involved a water rescue of the victim who'd fallen into the storm-swollen stream below,...
  • Garbage train derails in Lansdowne

    Garbage train derails in Lansdowne
    A CSX train carrying trash from upstate New York derailed Friday evening in Lansdowne, Baltimore County officials said. No injuries were reported, and police said the train was not carrying hazardous materials. "No injuries, no fire, no hazmat," said...
  • Robo Raven makes aviation history

    Robo Raven makes aviation history
    Robo Raven is making aviation history – again. The robotic bird's maiden flights in December were a first in the history of flying machines, but lasted only seconds inside the Reckord Armory at the University of Maryland, College Park. Now the...