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  • Two vessels collide, others grounded amid gusting winds off Virginia coast

    (Reuters) - A rig vessel and a container ship collided in a shipping channel in the Chesapeake Bay, off the Virginia coast, on Tuesday amid gusting winds blamed for causing a bulk carrier to run aground and a dozen other ships to drag anchor, the U.S....
  • Stevenson High student, parents die in crash

    Stevenson High student, parents die in crash
    A Stevenson High School student and his parents were killed when their car was struck by a vehicle being chased by police in Arizona, officials announced Monday. The Lincolnshire school is mourning the death of Yuki Hirayama, a 16-year-old sophomore,...
  • Charter bus, FedEx drivers in fiery crash had clean driving records

    The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and charter bus that collided head-on last week in Northern California, killing 10, had clean driving records, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The bus company, Silverado Stages, identified...
  • Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested

    Traffic: S.R. 528, I-4, S.R. 408 all congested
    Traffic is congested on the BeachLine Expressway this rush hour. The eastbound side is slow from the Interstate 4 ramp to Florida's Turnpike. A crash also is blocking the eastbound lanes near State Road 520 in east Orange County. Other trouble spots...
  • South Dakota mystery solved: Teen girls died in 1971 car crash

    (Reuters) - The remains recovered from a car found overturned in a South Dakota creek last fall have been identified as those of two teenage girls who disappeared in 1971, and no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Tuesday. The girls, Cheryl...
  • Fatal bus crash: Vigil honors engaged couple, other victims

    Fatal bus crash: Vigil honors engaged couple, other victims
    Blue and white balloons carried messages scrawled in marker. “Rest in peace,” one read. A glass candle with a picture of Jesus on it flickered nearby, and someone set a bouquet of flowers on the porch. About 200 people gathered at Debra...
  • Power restored to most Peninsula residents after storm

    6 a.m. update: Several hundred people are still without power Wednesday morning after heavy winds blow down trees and power lines. Most affected are Newport News customers near J Clyde Morris Boulevard and Hapersville Road, where a tree fell across...
  • NTSB offers NHTSA advice on semi truck safety

     
    Filed under: Truck, Government/Legal, Safety, Work Based on studies conducted last year, the National Transportation Safety Board has sent seven recommendations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "to improve the safety of tractor-...
  • Number of people injured in Texas explosion still unclear

    DALLAS One year later, the number of people hurt by the West, Texas, explosion remains a mystery because a government survey of the injured has failed to account for scores of casualties. Fifteen people, including a dozen first responders, died last...
  • 'Complete streets' allow for safety of all who use roadways

    In 2012, the most recent year for which data are available, 69 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in the Orlando metropolitan area — lives cut tragically short because we have failed to make common-sense, low-cost investments in safety. The sad...
  • ASK IRA: Have recent losses blurred perspective on Heat?

    ASK IRA: Have recent losses blurred perspective on Heat?
    -------------------- April 16, 2014 Q: It's comical how some fans are blaming Erik Spoelstra for everything that has gone wrong. This is on the players and injuries (can't control that). But perspective people, it's just a seeding . . . all is not...