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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll rises

    Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll rises
    South Korean prosecutors investigating last week's ferry disaster said Sunday they wanted to extend the detention of the captain and two other crew members as they try to determine the cause of an accident that likely claimed more than 300 lives. The...
  • ASK IRA: Do Nets already have eyes on Heat in second round?

    ASK IRA: Do Nets already have eyes on Heat in second round?
    -------------------- April 20, 2014 Q: Ira, are the Heat scouting the Nets already, because that's who they're going to face? Paul Pierce might as well have been calling out LeBron James when he hit those shots Saturday. -- Michael, New York. A:...
  • Pedestrian Struck In East Hartford

    EAST HARTFORD — Portions of both Forbes and Roberts streets were closed Saturday morning after a pedestrian was struck and killed. The intersection was closed for several hours. Few details were available Sunday morning.
  • Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll mounts

    Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll mounts
    JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors investigating last week's ferry disaster said on Sunday they wanted to extend the detention of the captain and two other crew as they try to determine the cause of an accident that likely...
  • Veterans bike through Vietnam to help heal wounds of war

    HUE, Vietnam Whenever Army Maj. Yancy Baer deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and when he came home the last time in 2009 to face the amputation of a leg Vietnam veterans were always there to greet him and lend their support. Baer is now returning the...
  • For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh

    For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh
    As the first bomb erupted on the sidewalk along Boylston Street at 2:49 p.m. last April, the concussion rippled through Phil Kent's chemotherapy-weakened body. Jennifer Hartman and Renee Opell dug their fingernails into his arms as they froze a half-...
  • Two killed in West Side shootings; 9 others wounded across city

    Two killed in West Side shootings; 9 others wounded across city
    A car chase that started near Wicker Park ended in West Town with a three-car crash and a shooting that left a 19-year-old man, according to police. At least 10 other people were shot, one fatally, across the city since about 7:30 p.m. Friday. The...
  • Eight killed in plane crash in northern Mexico

    Eight killed in plane crash in northern Mexico
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Hawker 800 jet crashed in northern Mexico late on Saturday, killing all eight people on board, the government of the state of Coahuila said. The plane came down in an industrial estate in the municipality of Ramos Arizpe, just...
  • Brewers' Braun slams two homers in 8-7 win over Pirates

    Brewers' Braun slams two homers in 8-7 win over Pirates
    Brewers' Braun slams two homers in 8-7 win over Pirates PITTSBURGH - If Ryan Braun played the rest of the year exclusively in Pennsylvania, the single-season home run record might be in jeopardy. The Milwaukee right fielder's two late-game home runs...