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November 24, 2017 12:21 PM One killed, two hospitalized after 18-wheeler runs red light, police say

A man was killed early Friday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Officers were dispatched to F.M. 1960 near Kenswick Drive around 12:45 a.m., where the victim's car had been t-boned by a truck that ran a stop light and hit two cars. A man was killed early Thursday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light 13

November 23, 2017 7:14 PM Rome gives taxi drivers courses to learn manners and English

ROME – Rome has started classes for hundreds of its taxi drivers to learn good manners and English. The city said Thursday 750 drivers are slated to take eight classes of "practical" English, lessons about "cultural manners" as well as instructions on how to make visitors feel welcome in Italy's capital. In a country that greatly lives off tourism, Italians' 18

November 23, 2017 3:57 PM Man found at Valero gas station shot in eye, hand

A man shot in the eye was found at a gas station Wednesday night in east Houston, according to police. It is not clear where the shooting occurred, but Houston police say the victime drove himself to a Valero station near McCarty and Market around 11 p.m. "As far as we can tell, the victim was shot at another location unknown to us at this time," Officer 20

November 22, 2017 7:41 PM FBI takes lead in probe of shooting by Park Police officer

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The FBI is taking the lead in an investigation of a shooting by a U.S. Park Police officer in northern Virginia that left a driver critically wounded. The bureau's Washington Field Office said Wednesday it is not releasing any details about the incident, which occurred Friday night near the George Washington Parkway. Park Police previously 18

November 22, 2017 5:50 PM California man plans to launch himself in homemade rocket in hopes of proving Earth is flat

Man launching himself in homemade rocket to prove Earth is flat A California man who is convinced the Earth is flat hopes to prove the controversial theory is true by launching himself into the atmosphere in a rocket he made in his garage. "Mad" Mike Hughes, a 61-year-old limo driver, spent the past several years — and $20,000 — building his own rocket 21

November 22, 2017 9:30 AM Romanian confesses to rape, killing of German jogger

BERLIN – A Romanian truck driver has confessed to having raped and killed a woman, who was out jogging in a forest in southwestern Germany. At the opening of his trial in Freiburg on Wednesday, German news agency dpa reported that the 40-year-old said he killed the woman out of "inexplicable aggression," but that he didn't have a sexual motive 19

November 21, 2017 10:05 PM Hearse driver dies in crash while transporting body

Richard Charest, 59, was killed in a crash while transporting a body in Greene, Maine. (Maine State Police) A Maine funeral home employee was killed while transporting a body after his van was hit from behind by an SUV, state police said. Richard Charest, 59, was bringing a body back to Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home in Winthrop Monday night when a hummer 22

November 20, 2017 9:38 PM Fox News host Jeanine Pirro ranted about ‘law and order’ night before 119 mph speeding charge

Judge Jeanine Pirro is all about "law and order" until the pedal hits the metal. "I say law and order and truth and justice are the very foundations of this Republic," Pirro proclaimed during her namesake show Saturday night as part of a long tirade about a widely debunked conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton sold uranium to Russia. Less than 24 hours 25

November 20, 2017 1:49 PM Harrison Ford Helps Rescue Woman From Car Crash: Report

The actor, 75, rushed to the rescue of a woman who crashed her car in California on Sunday. Ford was driving down the freeway near Santa Barbara when the car in front of him lost control and swerved off the road, reports TMZ. The actor immediately pulled over to the side of the road and ran down into the embankment to help the female driver. The Star Wars actor 37

November 19, 2017 3:47 PM 'Confused' driver ends up dangling halfway off train platform in Long Island

One driver in Long Island took the concept of "park and ride" a little too far on Saturday when they ended up parked right on the train platform. The unbelievable photo captured by a commuter says it all, as a driver hopped a curb and drove right onto the Long Island Rail Road platform in Mineola, New York just before 5 p.m. Authorities termed the driver 22