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Bus Crashes, Catches Fire in Bulgaria; at Least 45 Dead

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A bus carrying tourists back to North Macedonia crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday, killing at least 45 people, including a dozen children, authorities said. The bus apparently ripped through a guardrail on …

Band Director Among Those Killed in Texas School Bus Crash

BIG SPRING, Texas (AP) — The three men killed in a fiery West Texas crash involving a school bus carrying members of a high school band included the band director, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Saturday. Andrews High …

Bus with Chinese-Speaking Tourists Crashes in Utah; 4 Dead

A tour bus crashed on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah on Friday, killing four people from China and injuring dozens more. The bus from Southern California rolled onto a guard rail, crushing its roof and …

Football Weekend Turns Tragic for Tennessee Youth All-Stars

It was a fun and competitive weekend for a young group of all-stars as they visited Texas and represented Memphis, Tennessee, in a weekend football tournament. The players, some venturing outside of Memphis for the first time in their lives, …

GPS Failed to Warn Bus Driver Before Overpass Crash

The out-of-state driver of a charter bus full of high school students that crashed into a low-hanging overpass on a Long Island parkway was using a non-commercial GPS device that didn’t warn him about the hazard in time to prevent …

Investigators Say Bus Driver Didn’t Brake Before Hitting Big Rig

Ana Car didn’t remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled with screams of terror and agony. The retired factory worker had spent an evening gambling at a desert …

Mother Appeals Suit Dismissal Over Bus Crash That Killed Daughter

A Kansas woman whose daughter was struck and killed by a bus near Buttermilk, Colo., is appealing the dismissal of her wrongful death lawsuit. The Aspen Daily News reports Joanne Borell filed a notice of appeal Oct. 9. District Judge …

19 People Treated After a Bus Crash in Florida

Authorities say 19 people are being treated at area hospitals following a bus crash near Immokalee. The Florida Highway Patrol says a car crossed the center line on County Road 846 in Hendry County Monday morning causing a bus carrying …

Phone in Hand of Massachusetts Bus Driver at Time of Crash

The veteran driver whose bus crashed through a guardrail, leaving the front end hanging over the Massachusetts Turnpike, appeared to have a cellphone in her hand at the time of the crash, according to an investigative report. The driver, Shanna …

Kentucky Charter Bus Operator Didn’t Know Origin of Tires

Court documents show that the owner of a charter bus, which crashed in Louisville, Ky., and injured 23 students and adults, says he was unaware the vehicle had 11-year-old tires that came from a scrap bin. The Courier-Journal reports Mike …