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  • Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus

    Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus
    After you read this, you may not want to climb aboard a Broward public bus again. Or at least not before you say your prayers. It appears Broward is pretty lax when it come to allowing bad bus drivers keep their jobs. Check out Sun Sentinel reporter...
  • Mom, 3 kids and family friend killed in Kansas City crash

    Investigators are trying to determine why a woman's car stopped on a Kansas City interstate, leading to an accident that killed her, three of her young children and a family friend. The car stopped in a far right-hand lane of the interstate Saturday...
  • 2 dead, a dozen injured in North Dakota train-bus crash

    2 dead, a dozen injured in North Dakota train-bus crash
    A school bus failed to yield to railroad crossing and stop signs and collided with an empty freight train Monday in North Dakota, killing the bus driver and a 17-year-old student and injuring 12 other people, the Highway Patrol said. The accident...
  • More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona

    More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona
    A tour bus flipped onto its side Thursday while on an agricultural sightseeing trip near the Arizona-Mexico border, injuring more than 20 people. Yuma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Alfonso Zavala said the bus had been on a dirt road near a field...
  • Maryland bishop responsible in fatal hit-and-run

    Maryland bishop responsible in fatal hit-and-run
    The first female bishop at the Episcopal Church of Maryland was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore, a diocese spokeswoman said Monday. Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook, who's in the diocese's No. 2 spot, was driving...
  • Blotter: Three men cited in separate traffic incidents in Plainfield

    Blotter: Three men cited in separate traffic incidents in Plainfield
    The following items were taken from Plainfield police reports: A 32-year-old Aurora man was arrested Nov. 28 at the intersection of West Main Street West Prairie Crossing and charged with DUI, improper lane usage and driving without a drivers license....
  • Blotter: Several arrested for DUI in Libertyville

    The following were taken from Libertyville police reports: Libertyville A 45-year-old Fox River Grove man was arrested at 6:50 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 700 block of West Park Avenue. He was charged with battery after an altercation with another driver. A...
  • All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup

    All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup
    GALESBURG, Mich. - All lanes of Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan reopened early Sunday, two days after a 193-vehicle pileup on the snowy highway, authorities said. State transportation officials reopened the eastbound lanes about 4:30 a.m., a...
  • Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law

    Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law
    The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...
  • Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California

    Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California
    A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs occurred shortly after 7 a....
  • Rental cars: Third-party insurance works

    Rental cars: Third-party insurance works
    "Don't buy the rental company's grossly overpriced collision damage waiver (CDW); instead, rely on the coverage you get for no extra cost through your credit card." For decades, that's been the mantra of most travel writers. It's still the best overall...