- 3 teenage girls hit after 2-vehicle collision Updated: Jul-02-15 6:54 pm
NEWARK, Delaware - Delaware State Police say three girls were hit by a car forced onto the sidewalk after colliding with another vehicle.
- Smoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee Updated: Jul-02-15 6:16 pm
MARYVILLE, Tennessee - A local official said smoke quit rising Thursday afternoon from the site where a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people.
- The Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennessee Updated: Jul-02-15 6:08 pm
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- Judge won't delay awarding of Cincinnati streetcar contract Updated: Jul-02-15 5:38 pm
CINCINNATI - A judge has denied two unions' request to delay the Cincinnati streetcar operations contract from being awarded by a transit authority.
- Oregon State Police: California man killed in I-5 standoff Updated: Jul-02-15 5:37 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Oregon State Police say four troopers and two federal agents all fired their weapons in a standoff on Interstate 5 in southern Oregon that left a man dead who had been sought in the slaying of his girlfriend in Northern California.
- Pilot saves own bacon, glides pig-shaped balloon after crash Updated: Jul-02-15 4:56 pm
PROVO, Utah - The pig couldn't fly, the cowboy got away, and the pilot's OK.
- Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials Updated: Jul-02-15 4:55 pm
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- Westbound I-64 closed at Simpsonville after wreck Updated: Jul-02-15 4:50 pm
SIMPSONVILLE, Kentucky - A crash on Interstate 64 at Simpsonville has blocked all westbound traffic there.
- Driver fleeing police killed in crash; 2 passengers hurt Updated: Jul-02-15 4:35 pm
DETROIT - One man has been killed and two others hurt as the SUV they were in slammed into a vacant house while being pursued by Detroit police.
- Winston-Salem police officer charged in fatal May wreck Updated: Jul-02-15 4:27 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - A Winston-Salem police officer is facing charged after a 68-year-old man died when his pickup truck collided with a police cruiser.
- 2 die in helicopter crash in Asotin County Updated: Jul-02-15 4:25 pm
CLARKSTON, Washington - Two people have died in a helicopter crash in Asotin County.
- Mississippi man indicted in wreck that killed Memphis teens Updated: Jul-02-15 3:56 pm
HOLLY SPRINGS, Mississippi - Officials say a north Mississippi man has been indicted on five counts of aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two high school students from Memphis, Tennessee, and injured three others in their vehicle.
- Gov. LePage signs $85M transportation bond proposal Updated: Jul-02-15 3:37 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine voters will consider an $85 million bond proposal to fund improvements to the state's roads and bridges.
- Police: Drunk driver crashes into 1769 Cape Cod house Updated: Jul-02-15 3:31 pm
BARNSTABLE, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man is facing a drunken driving charge after police say he crashed a pickup truck through the front of an 18th century home on Cape Cod.
- Officials: Truck driver in deadly crash had just been hired Updated: Jul-02-15 3:20 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - The truck driver who authorities say caused a highway accident outside of Chattanooga last week, killing six, was making his first run for the trucking company.
- Transportation crews plan more closures in west Little Rock Updated: Jul-02-15 3:10 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas transportation officials will close ramps and lanes overnight near the state's busiest intersection next week.
- Planned highway closure in 2016 draws business complaints Updated: Jul-02-15 12:39 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A planned three-month closure of a key central Pennsylvania highway next year is drawing flak from local businesses.
- Sheriff's deputy dies in motorcycle wreck on way to work Updated: Jul-02-15 12:14 pm
HOOVER, Alabama - Authorities say a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 65 in Hoover while on his way to work.
- University students urge transit bus drivers to return Updated: Jul-02-15 11:39 am
MILWAUKEE - Student government leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University are urging Milwaukee County bus drivers and the transit system to come to terms on a labor agreement.
- Car falls off semi-truck on I-80 Updated: Jul-02-15 11:03 am
SPARKS, Nevada - A car riding on the back of a semi-trailer fell onto the highway near the Nugget Casino.
- Ohio prosecutor, judge, crash bikes in separate incidents Updated: Jul-02-15 10:53 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio prosecutor and a judge are recovering from injuries suffered in separate bike accidents on the same day.
- Indonesian suburb hit by plane disasters twice in 10 years Updated: Jul-02-15 10:25 am
MEDAN, Indonesia - A decade ago, when an Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a quaint neighborhood in Indonesia's third-biggest city, Medan, Waktu Tarigan thought he'd never witness anything like that again. He was wrong.
- Woman who gave driver drug in fatal crash faces parole soon Updated: Jul-02-15 9:31 am
BRENTWOOD, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire woman jailed for giving a drug to a 19-year-old woman in 2013, hours before the teen drove into some bicyclists, killing two, has been approved for a work release program a month before she's to be released on parole.
- Authorities recover body of missing Silver Spring boater Updated: Jul-02-15 9:13 am
STEVENSVILLE, Maryland - Maryland authorities say the body of a missing Silver Spring boater has been found.
- Pennsylvania man, dog drown when SUV overturns in lake Updated: Jul-02-15 8:55 am
LINESVILLE, Pennsylvania - A coroner says a man and his dog drowned when a sport-utility vehicle overturned on a narrow road and wound up upside down in a northwestern Pennsylvania lake.