Kara Finnstrom provides continued coverage from Diamond Bar, where she details the latest in the investigation into Wednesday's tragic crash in Whittier, that left 25 law enforcement recruits injured when they were hit by a wrong-way driver.
- Miami Herald
Why was a stretch of Florida’s Turnpike closed during Thursday’s morning rush hour in Broward County?
- Miami Herald
The facts of the case were bizarre and largely undisputed: Alexis Facey, a single mother, attended a friend’s birthday party at Tootsie’s strip club in Miami Gardens. After a free shot of liquor and many drinks, she climbed into her car and drove off.
- Good Morning America
A mother and her four children have been run over as her kids were getting off of a school bus by a driver trying to escape the police. The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City when police say they tried to stop a white Mercedes-Benz traveling along Flatbush Avenue. Instead of stopping, the female driver took off on Avenue J and went straight through several bus stops before hitting the family with her car, according to ABC News’ New York City station WABC.
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One of mayor-elect Karen Bass' stepdaughters was injured during a hit-and-run crash in the Fairfax District on Thursday. The injuries are not considered to be serious.
- Associated Press
Federal officials investigating a helicopter crash in Hawaii are urging U.S. and Canadian regulators to require immediate inspections of Bell helicopters that are commonly used by air tour operators, law enforcement and air ambulances. The tail boom was found more than 700 feet from the main wreckage. The board said one of four hardware fittings used to attach the tail to the fuselage was not found at the accident site, and that there were fractures in the other three fittings.
- Fox News
A fire broke out at a truck stop in San Antonio, sending large clouds of smoke into the air. The fire began inside of a Denny's kitchen that is attached to a travel center.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The driver is believed to have pressed her foot on the gas instead of the brakes.
- Lohud | The Journal News
More than 20 people were injured when a school bus crashed into a house on a residential street in the Spring Valley/New Hempstead section of Ramapo.
A man was arrested after allegedly stealing a car then leaving it to crash into a local apartment building while he ran from police.
- The Hill
Police in Texas said they apprehended a "reckless driver" that turned out to be a dog after two vehicles were hit in a Walmart parking lot.
- KCCI - Des Moines Videos
Des Moines man who hit motorcyclist with pickup truck charged
- WSB Cox articles
The crash is still under investigation.
- WEWS-Cleveland Videos
Early morning fatal crash shuts down I-90 eastbound.
- South Bend Tribune
The suit follows the Nov. 12 crash in Warsaw in which a bus carrying 23 high school hockey players was hit by an allegedly intoxicated truck driver.
Your iPhone and Apple Watch want to keep you safe, but sometimes, they’re a bit overzealous about it. In an effort to save your life in the event of a car crash, they’ll reach out to emergency services on your behalf and let them know what’s going on. Only occasionally, they’ll mistake innocuous activities for horrible accidents. One minute, you’re enjoying skiing down the slopes; the next, you’re explaining to the police that no, you’re actually not in danger.
- Hartford Courant
The Connecticut State Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two people killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 91 in North Haven on Wednesday night. A Hyundai Sonata was traveling on I-91 North near Exit 12 after 8 p.m. Wednesday when it passed the off-ramp and ran off the road to the right. The car then went down an embankment and hit a tree, causing the car to catch on fire, ...
- Fresno Bee
The large truck had an attached crane.
A multi-vehicle crash along the northbound lanes of I-495 in Fairfax County is causing major delays Thursday morning.
- Delaware Online | The News Journal
Police said the suspect is dead, but have not identified the person or released further information into how he died.