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Transportation Disasters

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  • South Korea ferry: Divers recover bodies, transcript shows confusion

    SEOUL -- Divers reached the hull of the sunken Sewol ferry Sunday, recovering 16 bodies and bringing the confirmed death toll to 50. With more than 250 people still missing since the ship went down Wednesday, hope of finding survivors has all but...
  • Man critically injured in crash involving motorcycle, semi

    Man critically injured in crash involving motorcycle, semi
    A Wisconsin man was left in critical condition Saturday following an accident involving a Yamaha motorcycle and a truck near Richmond Township in McHenry County. According to preliminary reports, shortly after 5 p.m., a 2011 Freightliner tractor-trailer...
  • Palmdale teen killed when suspected drunk driver crashes into house

    A 20-year-old man was arrested early Sunday after crashing his sports utility vehicle into a Palmdale apartment building, killing a 16-year-old girl while she slept, authorities said. Roberto Rodriguez, of Palmdale, was booked on suspicion of...
  • Pedestrian struck on shoulder of Laurel road

    Pedestrian struck on shoulder of Laurel road
    A 50-year-old Silver Spring woman was in serious but stable condition Sunday after being struck by a car on the shoulder of a road in Laurel Saturday night, Howard County police said. At about 9:48 p.m. Saturday, a 2007 Volvo XC90 driven by a 58-year-...
  • Safety quiz shows drivers, bicyclists their blind spots

    Safety quiz shows drivers, bicyclists their blind spots
    Crash statistics bear out the grim reality that every day, too many people — on four wheels, two wheels or on foot — put themselves and others at risk because of misconceptions about the rules of the road or simply the belief that what you...
  • Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale

    Traffic: All traffic closed on U.S. 40 in Rosedale
    A single vehicle crash on U.S. 40 in Rosedale has shut down all traffic between Berk Avenue and Todds Lane for more than two hours on Tuesday since first reported by the state Department of Transportation at 6:41 a.m. DOT also reported that all...
  • South Korea president: Conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder

    South Korea president: Conduct of ferry crew tantamount to murder
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week were tantamount to murder, as authorities arrested four more officers of the vessel. Sixty-four people are known to have died and...
  • Korean ferry accident: Conduct of ferry crew akin to murder, South Korean president says

    Korean ferry accident: Conduct of ferry crew akin to murder, South Korean president says
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday the actions of some crew of a ferry that sank with hundreds feared dead were tantamount to murder, as a four-year-old video transcript showed the captain promoting the safety of the same route. Sixty-...
  • Amid weekend violence, 6 children shot Sunday night

    Amid weekend violence, 6 children shot Sunday night
    A South Side shooting left four girls and a boy hurt, and on the Northwest Side a 15-year-old girl was shot while riding in a vehicle as shootings across the city Sunday night added to the toll of a violent holiday weekend. The weekend toll for gun...
  • 2 officers hurt in police SUV crash

    2 officers hurt in police SUV crash
    Two police officers responding to a South Side call were hurt when their SUV rolled over after being struck a car Sunday night, police said. The crash happened about 10:45 p.m. in the intersection of East 89th Street and South Jeffery Boulevard,...
  • Officials identify Palmdale teen killed when SUV crashes into bedroom

    Officials identify Palmdale teen killed when SUV crashes into bedroom
    The Los Angeles County coroner has identified a Palmdale teen who authorities said was killed when a suspected drunk driver crashed into her home and hit her while she slept. Giselle Mendoza, 16, was pronounced dead at her home early Sunday after Los...