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3 Countries to Assess New Info About 1994 Ferry Sinking

STOCKHOLM — The governments of Sweden, Finland and Estonia said Monday they will jointly assess what that they called “new significant information” in connection with one of Europe’s deadliest peacetime maritime disasters, the sinking of a ferry in the Baltic …

Street Racing in Texas Blamed for Death

San Antonio, Texas, police say street racing has led to the death of a driver whose truck went off a road, fell more than 40 feet and crashed into a creek. The name of the man who died was not …

Nevada Highway Crash Cause Investigated

Early this morning the Nevada Highway Patrol was dispatched to an injury accident on highway US 50 East, approximately 4 miles east of Carson City. The preliminary accident investigation details indicate that a 2009 Black Lexus driven by Kenneth Woolsey …

Lamborghini Driver in Texas Hits 2 Pedestrians

Police in Houston, Texas, say the driver of a recently acquired Lamborghini has been blamed for a wreck that left three people hurt. Police say two pedestrians were struck by the sports car and someone in another vehicle hit by …

Louisiana Sheriff Admits No Contract with A&E for T.V. Show

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois says it’s no problem that his department doesn’t have a contract with the production company filming a planned A&E reality show called “Cajun Blue.” Records show taxpayers have had to cover the $1,000 insurance deductible …

Missouri Burglary Suspect Causes Wreck While Fleeing

A St. Louis, Mo., burglary suspect and two others are seriously injured but expected to survive after the suspect allegedly ran a red light and crashed an SUV into two cars while trying to avoid police. Police were called Tuesday …

S.C. Man in Fatal Wreck Accused of Using Fake Pot

Police have charged a Lexington man with felony driving under the influence after they say he tested positive for synthetic marijuana after a fatal crash. Thirty-two-year-old James Furman Prescott is charged with two counts of felony DUI and reckless homicide. …

Boy Unhurt When Car Wrecks During Arkansas Police Chase

Authorities say a 2-year-old boy wasn’t hurt when a man who may have been involved in a killing crashed his car during a police pursuit. Officers told KLRT-TV they were investigating an unrelated case on Monday when they heard a …

Driver Dies, Causes Wreck on Louisiana’s Interstate 12

State police say the driver of an tractor-trailer apparently died behind the wheel, causing his truck to hit a bridge rail on Interstate 12 in Livingston Parish and block traffic. The crash occurred about 2 a.m. Wednesday. Troopers say investigators …

Michigan Judge Dismisses Feds in Case of Wrecked Ferrari

A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed a lawsuit against the government for the wreck of a $750,000 Ferrari driven by an FBI agent. Judge Avern Cohn didn’t say whether the agent was negligent. His recent decision was based on …