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Blind man recalls World Trade Center escape with seeing-eye dog

Michael Hingson, born blind, escaped the World Trade Center on 9/11 by walking down 78 flights of stairs with his guide dog. Now passed, Roselle was Hingson's trusted companion for many years.


Related Topix: Explosion

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Daily Star

5 hurt in clash over eviction

Bangladesh Railway destroying illegal structures built beside rail lines in Moghbazar area yesterday. The move comes after four people got killed by a train at an illegal fish market set up on the train lines in Karwan Bazar on Thursday.


WTVG-TV Toledo

Special trash collection for flood debris in Monroe

Last week's floods caused damage and left behind debris in parts of Monroe, Michigan. On Monday, September 15, the city is planning to start a special trash collection that will run through Thursday September 25. There will be unlimited collection of flood damaged material on residents' regular pick-up cycle.


Related Topix: Monroe, MI, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WTVG-TV Toledo

Freight train derails in Clinton Township

A Canadian National freight train is back on track after derailing in southeastern Michigan and blocking traffic on several major roads for several hours. WWJ-AM says the train derailed about 4 a.m. Sunday in Macomb County's Clinton Township, about 20 miles northeast of Detroit.


Related Topix: Clinton Township, MI, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian National Railway, Macomb County, MI

The Telegraph

Valley tourists on way home

Flood victims collect relief material at a camp organised by the Army at Kotranka tehsil of Rajouri on Saturday. Delhi , on Friday night.


Related Topix: India, Asia, World News

The Hartford Courant

How A Deadly Factory Explosion In 1854 Fueled The Creation Of Hartford's First Hospital

The deadly steam boiler explosion in 1854 at the Fales & Gray Car Works in Hartford wasn't caused by a leaky old boiler but a new one that had been in operation for only about a month. The blast led to the establishment of Hartford Hospital, the first hospital in the city.


Related Topix: Explosion, Hartford, CT

Daily Press & Argus

Gregory man gets jail time for crashGregory man gets jail time for...

Lockwood earlier pleaded guilty to resisting police, operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, failing to stop after a collision, and breaking and entering without the owner's permission. Gregory man gets jail time for crash Lockwood earlier pleaded guilty to resisting police, operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, failing to stop after a collision, and breaking and entering without the owner's permission.


Related Topix: Gregory, MI, Livingston County, MI, Howell, MI

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sun Journal

First responders train on mock jet crash

Imagine that a jet has crash-landed and caught fire at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport. Flames shoot along the fuselage and from the engines and wounded passengers lie along the tarmac.


Related Topix: Fire, Air Accidents, Cherry-Point, NC, Fairfield Harbour, NC, New Bern, NC

The Town Talk

Two injured in Natchez train-car crash Friday

Two injured in Natchez train-car crash Friday Two people injured when their vehicle was hit Friday by a train in Natchez. Check out this story on Two people were injured Friday afternoon when their vehicle was hit by a train on La.


Related Topix: Natchez, LA, Natchitoches, LA

Bangkok Post

Attack truck owner found slain

A pickup truck from which assailants opened fire on a municipality office in Pattani's Khok Pho district on Thursday had been stolen from Thepha district of Songkhla, authorities say. The gun attack on the Magrood Tambon Municipality Office in Khok Pho district left four people dead and six injured.


Lancashire Telegraph

Woman tells of moment man was hit by Blackburn train

The woman had been waiting for a Blackburn train heading for Manchester, at Entwistle train station when a man in his 30s had his legs struck by the train. It is believed the man had been sat on the platform with his legs dangling and was moving his legs out of the way when he was hit.


The Star Press

Trooper reading an email when he hit a train

Trooper reading an email when he hit a train The trooper slammed on his brakes but his bumper was clilpped by the train Check out this story on Jordan Kartholl/The Star Press Emergency workers responded at the scene of a wreck involving a state police vehicle and a Norfolk Southern Train at around 5 p.m. Friday. Emergency workers responded at the scene of a wreck involving a state police vehicle and a Norfolk Southern Train at around 5 p.m. Friday.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Bridgwater Mercury

INQUEST: Curload commuter killed in rail crossing crash

A COMMUTER proud of his record of never arriving late for work died when he drove round a level crossing barrier into the path of a 100mph train, an inquest heard. Security guard Dennis France, 65, of Curload, may have believed the half-barrier on the Athelney crossing was not working as it had been down for longer than normal.


Fri Sep 12, 2014


Fatal school bus accident raises concern for safe driving habits

New details Friday in the crash that left a motorcyclist dead last week. Nancy Horner faces careless driving charges.


Related Topix: Family, Kids


Police: 1 dead in officer-involved shooting in east Harris County

Sept. 11, 2014: Police tell Local 2 one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in east Harris County Thursday afternoon. Phillip Mena reports.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Channelview, TX


Obama Declares Napa Earthquake Major Disaster

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in California on Thursday because of last month's Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state. The White House announced the move in a statement nine days after Gov. Jerry Brown sent a letter to Obama requesting the declaration.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Non-Profit

Daily Mail

EastEnders' Jim Branning actor John Bardon has died aged 75

'Bladerunner' Oscar Pistorius GUILTY of Reeva's manslaughter but is allowed to go free on bail while he waits weeks for sentencing 'This is a public lynching of Ray': Multiple sources claim Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell he punched his fiancA©e back in JUNE Retired sheriff's deputy with ALS 'plotted murder of his wife and her sister for DAYS' as they raised over $23,000 for his healthcare with Ice Bucket Challenge 'As an American I'm embarrassed and appalled': James Foley's mother hits out at Obama's efforts to rescue her son and claims she was threatened with PROSECUTION if family paid ransom 'I feared he'd kill me... I hid his gun': Pistorius ex-girlfriend reveals how he made her 'sit on naughty step and drove at 200mph to punish her' A beautiful model with a law degree and a blossoming career in TV.


Related Topix: EastEnders, Soap Opera, Entertainment, John Bardon

Lancashire Telegraph

Police appeal for witnesses after horror at Entwistle railway station

AN INVESTIGATION is ongoing after a man received serious injuries to his feet after being struck by a train while on a railway platform. British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to help piece together how a man in his mid 30s was injured at remote Entwistle station.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Age

Call of hope draws Australians to Philippines

When Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms to ever hit land, cut a trail of devastation across the Philippines in November, many Australians felt compelled to help in whatever way they could. Some donated money, others gathered supplies and food and a few decided to get to work directly on the ground.


Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Australia, Oceania, World News, New Zealand, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Philippines

The Daily Star

4 killed, 5 injured at Karwan Bazar

People gather around a basket full of bananas by the rail track after its owner was hit by a train at Karwan Bazar in the capital on Thursday. Vendors and hawkers selling their goods on the rail lines are a common scenario all over the country.