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Wisconsin School Bus Crash Leaves 1 dead, 14 Hurt

A car collided with a school bus that was carrying high school athletes near Pulaski, killing a passenger in the car and injuring 14 people, sheriff’s officials said. Shawano County sheriff’s officials said the car hit the back of the …

Indiana Gym Batting Cage Fall Sends 3 to the Hospital

Officials say three people were taken to a hospital after a batting cage with a steel frame and netting fell from the ceiling of a Goshen, Ind., College gymnasium. The cage fell onto a bleachers area during games Monday evening …

3 Hurt After Chicago Water Tank Crashes 100 Feet

Three people were hurt after a century-old wooden water tank plummeted 10 stories off a Chicago apartment building, crashing to the ground below. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says one woman suffered “traumatic injuries” and is in critical condition …

Slow Landing Speed Of San Francisco Jet Probed

Investigators have determined that Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was traveling “significantly below” the target speed during its approach and that the crew tried to abort the landing just before it smashed onto the runway. What they don’t yet know is …

1 Hurt, 1 Missing in Explosion at Texas Gas Plant

Authorities say one person has been injured and one is missing after an explosion at a gas plant in southeast Texas. One employee remained missing hours after officials in La Porte triggered an automatic phone call to residents Saturday morning …

New York City Crane Collapses at Construction Site; 7 Hurt

With the popping of cables and the snapping of metal, a crane collapsed onto a building under construction near New York’s East River waterfront Wednesday, injuring seven people, three of whom needed to be extricated from underneath the fallen machinery. …

1 Dead, 17 Injured in Texas Dust Storm Accidents

A dust storm in West Texas triggered a series of accidents Wednesday that killed one person, injured at least 17 others and led authorities to close part of Interstate 27 north of Lubbock, a spokesman with the Texas Department of …

Study Finds Alarming Increase in Inflatable Bounce House Injuries Among Kids

A new study examining pediatric injuries associated with inflatable bounce houses and moonwalks revealed a 15-fold increase in the number of inflatable-related injuries that were treated in emergency departments among children younger than 18 years of age between 1995 and …

Gas Blast Levels Massachusetts Strip Club; 18 People Hurt

A natural gas explosion in one of New England’s biggest cities on Friday leveled a strip club with a boom heard for miles and heavily damaged a dozen other buildings but didn’t kill anyone, authorities said. Firefighters, police officers and …

Oklahoma Legislator Gets $51,000 in Workers’ Comp Case

An Oklahoma legislator has been awarded $51,300 in workers’ compensation for injuries sustained in a 2009 accident while driving to the Capitol. A lawyer for state Rep. Mike Christian says he’s received the check to compensate Christian for the effects …