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Teen Tesla Driver’s 100 MPH-Plus Speed Cited in Deadly Crash

A speeding teenage driver caused the fatal crash of a Tesla Inc. vehicle in Florida in 2018 and the subsequent fire in the electric car’s battery contributed to the severity of his injuries, a federal investigation concluded. The 18-year-old man, …

Worker Hurt in New Orleans Hotel Collapse May be Deported

Nov. 26, 2019. NEW ORLEANS — A construction worker hurt in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans may be deported to Honduras soon. Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma was arrested by immigration authorities two days …

U.S. Finds No Defect; Closes Probe of Toyota Corolla Steering

U.S. auto regulators have found no defect in the electronic steering mechanisms of recent model Toyota Motor Co. Corollas, a boost for the Japanese automaker as it seeks to put two years of massive recalls behind it. The compact sedan …