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  • Mother of student who died in fatal bus crash sues for $100 million

    Mother of student who died in fatal bus crash sues for $100 million
    The mother of a 17-year-old student who died when a FedEx freight truck slammed into a college-bound bus in Northern California, creating a fireball of wreckage, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, claiming the company's vehicles have a history of...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Star Pulls Out of Movie After Fatal Accident

    William Hurt has pulled out of his starring role in "Midnight Rider," in which he was set to play musician Gregg Allman. Production on "Midnight Rider" was halted after second camera assistant Sarah Jones was killed in a Feb. 20 train accident in...
  • Lost luggage surprise: 97% of bags are found, returned within 2 days

    Lost luggage surprise: 97% of bags are found, returned within 2 days
    Returning from a recent leisure trip to Miami, Jerry Jorgensen landed in Detroit only to face one of the biggest frustrations of air travel: His bag was nowhere to be found. After making several dozen calls, Jorgensen got American Airlines to return his...
  • Chicago train was going too fast for emergency system to stop crash

    Chicago train was going too fast for emergency system to stop crash
    A preliminary investigation into the crash of a Chicago Transit Authority train that derailed and jumped onto a passenger platform at the O’Hare International Airport station found that the train was going too fast for the station's automatic...
  • Engineer in NYC train crash had 'severe' sleep apnea, report says

    Engineer in NYC train crash had 'severe' sleep apnea, report says
    NEW YORK -- The engineer of a train that derailed after speeding into a tight curve, killing four passengers, suffered from a "severe" sleep disorder, investigators said Monday in a report after the train operator's admission that he "zoned out" shortly...
  • Deadly crash: Bus carrying L.A. students on college tour hit head on

    Deadly crash: Bus carrying L.A. students on college tour hit head on
    ORLAND, Calif. -- Hours after a deadly head-on collision here claimed the lives of at least nine people and injured dozens more, skid marks from the charter bus carrying L.A.-area high school students extended nearly 100 yards down the pavement. The...
  • Investigators comb through burned wreckage of California bus crash

    Investigators comb through burned wreckage of California bus crash
    WILLOWS, Calif. -- Investigators on Friday sifted through the wreckage of the fiery Northern California crash that killed 10 people, including five high school students, and said they did not yet know what caused the driver of a FedEx truck to veer across...
  • Bus crash aftermath: 'We just don't know if they've found her'

    Once word spread that a bus carrying L.A.-area high school students was involved in a fiery crash in Northern California on Thursday night, dozens of parents and classmates frantically called and texted the teenagers, hoping their loved ones weren't among...
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    At high schools across Southern California, there was fear, prayers and anxiety as students, teachers and parents awaited word on the fate of teenagers on the bus that crashed in Northern California Thursday night, killing 10 people. At Norte Vista High...
  • Pilot killed when small plane crashes near Yosemite

    A pilot was killed Friday when his small, custom-built plane crashed in Central California at the foot of the Sierra. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the single-engine, amateur-built Bowers Fly Baby 1A crashed just after 10...
  • Bus riders' high hopes turn to horror

    Bus riders' high hopes turn to horror
    ORLAND, Calif. — When they climbed on board the bus, most were strangers. Not friends, nor classmates. They were called together by aspiration: They were headed to Humboldt State University through a program designed for underprivileged students....