Accidents

This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 7:33 pm
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A convention center in Minnesota has opened to accept people forced from their homes by a smoky fire at a nearby Wisconsin oil refinery. Executive director Chelly Townsend...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, a Southwest Airlines plane taxis at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Southwest Airlines Co. reports earns on Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
April 26, 2018 - 8:38 am
DALLAS (AP) — Lower income taxes are helping Southwest Airlines overcome cheaper tickets and higher costs for fuel and labor. Southwest reported a 22 percent jump in first-quarter profits Thursday, in line with Wall Street expectations. The carrier's financial performance is still being...
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April 25, 2018 - 4:34 pm
WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a dog in a yard near a police mounted unit event in Pennsylvania escaped and bit one of the participating horses on its legs. Allegheny County police say its mounted unit and one from Pittsburgh were in Wilmerding on Wednesday to talk to a citizens group about...
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April 25, 2018 - 12:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a raccoon killed by a dog in a Pittsburgh park was found to have rabies. The Allegheny County health department said the animal was brought in last weekend after it was killed in Bethel Park. Officials said the raccoon tested positive for rabies. They said the dog...
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April 25, 2018 - 7:52 am
BRENTWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a car crashed into a hair salon at a Pennsylvania shopping complex, injuring the driver and seven other people. The crash at the BoRics salon in Brentwood occurred around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the car went through the salon and stopped when it hit the...
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FILE - This Sept. 22, 1993, file photo shows the wreckage of the Amtrak Sunset Limited train, north of Mobile, Ala. A barge hit a railroad bridge and minutes later the train hit the bent tracks and plunged into the bayou, killing 47 people and injuring more than 100 others. A string of crashes involving Amtrak trains is rekindling memories for survivors of the passenger service’s 1993 tragedy, its deadliest accident ever. (AP Photo/Mark Foley, File)
April 25, 2018 - 2:32 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy. Accompanied by her parents on her first train trip, 11-year-old Andrea Chancey couldn't sleep despite the steady rocking of the Amtrak coach. Aboard the same train after missing a flight, Ken Ivory lounged...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:32 am
WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Investigators say the pilot of a small plane had reported ice buildup on his aircraft and asked to divert to a nearby airport shortly before the crash that killed him and his passenger last week in Pennsylvania. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety...
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Ozra Kenari, center, places flowers as she cries at a memorial for the victims along Yonge Street the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking pedestrians in his path, in Toronto, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 4:10 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring several people (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Toronto police official says that women make up most of the victims of the deadly van attack but it's not yet known if they were deliberately...
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A van with a damaged front-end sits idle on a sidewalk after the driver drove down a sidewalk crashing into a number of pedestrians in Toronto, Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto and struck the pedestrians and fled the scene before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:21 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local): 11:20 p.m. The White House is offering its condolences to Canadians following the deadly rampage of a van down a Torotno sidewalk that killed 10 people and put 15 in the hospital. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee...
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