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Driver struck by Amtrak train after going around crossing bar, authorities say
A man tried to drive around a railroad crossing bar in Virginia and was struck by an Amtrak train barreling at almost 80 mph on Thursday, authorities said. The man was flown to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.The Virginia State Police said that alcohol was a factor in the collision.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:35:10 GMT
Health director who approved Obama birth certificate dies in plane crash
The health director who approved the release of President Obamas birth certificate has died in a plane crash, Hawaiian officials said Thursday.Loretta Fuddy died after the Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft she was travelling on went down shortly after leaving Kalaupapa Airport at around 3:15 p.m.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:18:49 GMT
Families of victims vow to bring 'Newtown effect' to gun-control debate
Eight rescued from sea after plane crashes off Hawaiian island; one passenger dead
Ex-New Orleans cop found not guilty at retrial in fatal post-Katrina shooting
A former New Orleans police officer who was convicted three years ago of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man after Hurricane Katrina was found not guilty Wednesday by a second jury."I took the action I had to take," David Warren told reporters after the verdict.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 06:02:20 GMT
New York college freshman dies in fraternity pledge 'ritual': prosecutors
Montana man pushed off cliff believed bride accused of murder had a 'surprise' for him: testimony
Veteran Arizona state cop resigns after discovered to be illegal immigrant
American U. goes on lockdown after reports of gunman
Parents of Georgia teen found dead in gym mat rally for inquiry
Horrifying video shows crucial moment Asiana Flight 214 crashed at SF airport
No charges against George Zimmerman after girlfriend withdraws threat allegations
Double mercy killing? LA police probe shootings at nursing home, house
A California man is in custody after two suspected mercy killings the shooting of his wife at home, followed by his sister at a nursing facility, police said.Cops were called to the Country Villa Sheraton Nursing Home in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning to investigate a report of a shooting.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:05:02 GMT
Leaky government: Detroit's water supply wasted by ravaged pipes
Group that survived two days in frigid Nevada wilderness calls rescuers 'valiant'