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July 25, 2014 at 7:38 AM

Oregon toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

The Associated Press Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons. Authorities say the 3-year-old boy wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep on Tuesday evening and knocked it out of gear. Witnesses say it rolled down the street, through an intersection and into…


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September 3, 2013 at 1:07 PM

Alaska driver trying to help causes pileup, gets ticketed

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A driver attempting a good deed wound up with a ticket Tuesday morning following an accident involving several vehicles. The pileup happened just after 6 a.m. on the Glenn Highway northeast of Anchorage, said Anchorage police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro. The driver, James Paul Crocker, said he saw sparks coming from under a truck in…


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June 10, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Jogger hit Saturday is in intensive care; driver sought

Seattle police have been unable to track down the driver who apparently fled after hitting a 54-year-old jogger in West Seattle Saturday morning, and are still seeking the public’s assistance in the case. A spokeswoman for Harborview Medical Center today said the injured woman is in serious condition in an intensive-care unit. She was found unconscious about…


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January 9, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Operator of bus in fatal Oregon crash makes first public statement

Black ice contributed more to an Oregon bus crash that killed nine and injured 39 last week than the health of the bus’ driver, a lawyer for the Canadian tour company that operated the bus said Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday ordered that Mi Joo Tour & Travel, based in Coquitlam, B.C., immediately…


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February 26, 2012 at 11:47 AM

The News Tribune: Wrong-way driver arrested

The News Tribune / Tacoma A 27-year-old Burlington man was arrested early this morning for driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Thurston County, according to the Washington State Patrol. At least eight people dialed 911 about 3:45 a.m. today to report a 1996 Honda Civic that was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes. Troopers believe…


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October 21, 2011 at 7:37 AM

Bicyclist injured after collision with car on Aurora last night

[google-map-sc  height=”200″]A bicyclist was hospitalized last night after being struck by a car on Aurora Avenue North. The cyclist was heading south in the right lane when he apparently “suddenly turned” in front of a Hyundai sedan that was traveling in the middle lane, said Seattle police spokesman Mark Jamieson. The crash occurred in the 8900 block of Aurora…


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October 10, 2011 at 9:10 AM

Gig Harbor woman killed in head-on collision

One driver was killed and two other people injured in a head-on collision in Gig Harbor. The Washington State Patrol says 51-year-old Candice Baima of Gig Harbor was killed in the Sunday night crash on Highway 302, and a 14-year-old girl in her car was injured. The 63-year-old Vaughn man driving the other vehicle also was injured….


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