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March 29, 2017 10:24 AM Two Weather Channel storm chasers crash into a third while pursing tornado, killing all 3

The deaths come at a time when the storm chasing community has already been subject to scrutiny, in part fueled by thrill-seeking chasers who share 'tornado selfies' and other risky exploits on social media. A few miles west of Spur, Texas, three storm chasers died while tracking a tornado when their two vehicles collided at a rural intersection on Tuesday 8 1

March 29, 2017 7:27 AM Three killed after two Weather Channel storm chasers crash into a third while pursuing tornado

A few miles west of Spur, Tex., three storm chasers died while tracking a tornado when their two vehicles collided at a rural intersection on Tuesday afternoon. One storm chaser, driving a black Chevrolet Suburban, disregarded a stop sign and slammed into another storm chaser’s black Jeep, authorities with the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The Suburban’s 12

March 20, 2017 10:10 PM Tragedies Lead to Calls for Change in the Dominican Republic

Players such as Edwin Encarnacion are leading a charge to educate their countrymen on the dangers of reckless driving to prevent future fatalities Amaury Telemaco was devastated this winter when, on a single January night, two professional baseball players died in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic. As the Latin American pitching coordinator 12

March 19, 2017 12:38 AM H7N9 fatalities hit 13 in E China's Jiangxi

Thirteen of the 37 people infected with H7N9 avian flu have died since January in east China's Jiangxi Province, the provincial health and family planning commission announced Saturday. The province has stepped up monitoring of the epidemic as well as efforts to halt the operation of live poultry markets and carry out disinfection and quarantine to prevent 3

March 13, 2017 7:28 PM Illinois Walmart shooting leaves multiple people injuredÂ

A shooting at a Walmart in Bedford Park occured Monday afternoon, according to police. A shooting at Walmart left multiple people injured Monday afternoon in the Bedford Park section of Illinois, according to local reports. At least three people were gunned down in the parking lot of the Walmart at 7050 S. Cicero Ave., WGN-TV reported. Bedford Park police 23

March 12, 2017 6:33 PM Fire kills 3-year-old girl, leads to death of responding firefighter

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A fire that killed a toddler and critically injured two others, and also led to the death of a responding fire official, appears to have been sparked by a recharging hoverboard, authorities said. Fire officials in Harrisburg said one victim jumped from a second-floor porch roof to escape the blaze, which was reported shortly before 18

March 12, 2017 3:56 PM 9 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time makes people feel A Way. In January 1942, just after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress passed a federal daylight saving law — but this time, they included a line that said the law would automatically end six months after the war did. Well, after the war ended, and DST was no longer federal law, the country descended into chaos 18

March 12, 2017 2:53 AM 3-year-old girl dies after fire blamed on recharging hoverboard

A 3-year-old girl from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, died today, following a Friday night fire that officials say was ignited by a hoverboard that was recharging. The Lehigh County Coroner said Ashanti Hughes died this morning. Her death, blamed on complications from burns, was ruled an accident. She and two other girls from the home were airlifted to Lehigh 21

March 10, 2017 12:42 PM German authorities: Ax attacker acted alone

Police told the dpa news agency Friday that initial reports there may have been a second attacker appear to have been unfounded and that they believe the 36-year-old suspect acted alone and "had psychological problems." The man, described as being from the former Yugoslavia and living in the nearby city of Wuppertal, is alleged to have attacked people 22

March 8, 2017 1:41 AM The Latest: Witness says incline at bus crash site a problem

At least one witness to a bus-train crash in Biloxi says the railroad crossing there poses a problem for vehicles because of a steep climb on each side to get over an embankment. Mark Robinson tells the Sun Herald of Biloxi on Tuesday that many vehicles have gotten stuck at the crossing. Federal records show 16 accidents have occurred at the crossing 24