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21 Injured in Fire Aboard Ship at Naval Base San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Firefighters on land, in the air and on the water on Monday were still battling a blaze on a Navy ship that injured at least 21 people and sent smoke billowing over San Diego. The fire began …

Tree Falls on Garage, 19 Sent to Hospitals

PASADENA, Md. — A large tree toppled onto a detached garage in a Maryland neighborhood where people attending a child’s birthday party sought shelter from a storm, sending 19 people to hospitals Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Anne Arundel County Fire …

Surge Seen in California Hospitals’ Use of CTs in Patients With Minor Injuries

Twice as many patients with non-serious injuries, such as fractures or neck strain, are undergoing CT scans in emergency departments at California hospitals, according to a UCSF-led study, which tracked the use of the imaging from 2005 to 2013. While …

Cops: Drunk Drivers Collide on Upstate New York Street

Authorities say two drivers were both drunk behind the wheel when their cars collided on an Albany, N.Y., street. Police tell the Times Union of Albany that the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at an intersection in the city …

New York City Bus Involved in Fuel Tanker Accident

Around two dozen people suffered mostly minor injuries when a New York City bus was involved in an accident with a trunk and a fuel tanker in Harlem. The Fire Department says the accident happened at around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday …

6 Injured in Apartment Fire Near Missouri State

Six people suffered minor injuries in a fire at an apartment complex near Missouri State University in Springfield. Firefighters were called to the complex early Monday. The blaze damaged most of the 15-unit complex. KSPR reports four victims were taken …

Cincinnati Casino Work Resumes Days After Collapse

New safety and other measures are in place for the resumption of work at the Cincinnati, Ohio, casino site where more than a dozen workers were hurt. Crews were expected to be back on the job Wednesday, five days after …

Strong Earthquakes Rattle New Zealand’s Christchurch

A series of strong earthquakes struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, rattling buildings, sending goods tumbling from shelves and prompting terrified holiday shoppers to flee into the streets. There was no tsunami alert issued and the city …